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Pregnant Women and Infants

Restrictions for Pregnant Women and Infants

Cruise lines requesting a physician's letter (faxed in advance or hand delivered at time of check-in) will require this letter to state that woman and baby are in good health, fit to travel, and that the pregnancy is not high-risk. The letter must also include the expected date of the child's birth.

Crystal Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 24 weeks or less on day of disembarkation.

Infants: Minimum age is 6 months. Crystal reserves the right to limit all children under the age of 3 years.

Cunard Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 24 weeks or less on day of disembarkation. Proof of EDD and Fitness to travel will be required by the medical department prior to travel and can be faxed to (661-753-0122) or e-mailed to medical@carnivalukgroup.com

Infants: Minimum age is 1 year for trans-Atlantic cruises, trans-Pacific cruises, World cruises and World cruise segements. Minimum age is 6 months for all other sailings.

Holland America Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Women cannot have begun their 24th week of pregnancy at any time before or during the cruise. If you are pregnant or sailing with a guest who is pregnant they must provide a physician’s letter stating the expected due date, medical fitness to travel and the pregnancy is not high risk. Please also include your name, booking number, ship and sailing date.
Please fax your letters to our Access & Compliance Department at 800-577-1731.

Infants: Minimum age is 12 months of age for trans-Atlantic sailings or any other itinerary which in the opinion of the Medical Department present a significant risk to infants between 6 and 12 months of age; minimum age is 6 months for all other sailings.

Norwegian Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Norwegian will make every effort to accommodate you, providing you will not enter the 24th week of pregnancy at any point during the cruise. Please include your cruise details in an email to the Access Desk (accessdesk@ncl.com) with a medical certificate establishing your due date prior to your cruise.

Infants: Minimum age is 6 months. For sailings with three or more consecutive days at sea, infants must be 12 months old at the time of sailing.

Oceania Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 24 weeks or less on day of disembarkation. Doctor's note required.*

Infants: Infants must be at least 6 months of age on the day of boarding or at least 12 months of age on the day of boarding if the cruise has 3 or more consecutive days at sea. Infant facilities are not available.

P&O Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 24 weeks or less on day of disembarkation. Pregnant women are required to provide a letter from their doctor or midwife indicating they are fit for travel.

Infants: Children must be at least 6 months at the time of embarkation. Some itineraries require children to be at least 1 year at the time of embarkation. Please check with your Vacations To Go cruise counselor at the time of booking.

Princess Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Pregnant women are not allowed to sail if they are entering the 24th week of their pregnancy at any point during the cruise. All pregnant women are required to produce a physician’s letter stating that mother and baby are in good health, fit to travel and the pregnancy is not high risk. The letter must also include the estimated date of delivery (EDD) and ultrasound (if performed).

Infants: Minimum age is 6 months on most itineraries. Certain exotic and lengthy itineraries may require the child to be 1 year old. The minimum age for escorted cruisetours is 5 years old. Please check with Princess Reservation Dept. to confirm.

Regent (Radisson) Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Women who are 24 weeks along or more, or will reach 24 weeks by the end of the cruise, will be unable to take the cruise. All pregnant women must travel with a written letter of permission from their doctor.

Infants: Infants must be one year of age as of the first day of the cruise. Guests traveling with a young infant that does not meet the infant policy will be denied boarding.

Silversea Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 24 weeks or less on day of embarkation. A medical certificate establishing fitness is required.

Infants: Minimum age is 6-12 months depending on cruise ship. Parents must notify Silversea of any children 6-12 months and sign a waiver. Silversea does not provide for the care or entertainment of children, and reserves the right to limit all children under 3 years old.