(WSVN) - Starting in the new year, Disney Cruise Line will require all guests ages 5 and up to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

According to their Know Before You Go page, Disney requires all vaccine-eligible guests to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For cruises on or after Jan. 13, this will also include guests ages 5 and up.

Guests who are not eligible for the vaccine must show proof of a negative COVID test taken between 72 and 24 hours of their sail date. The cruise line will only accept NAAT tests, a rapid PCR test or a lab-based PCR test. Rapid antigent tests are not accepted.

“As we set sail again, the health and safety of our Guests, Cast Members and Crew Members is a top priority,” the cruise line said in a statement. “Our focus remains on operating our ships in a responsible way that continues to create magic for all on board.”

Disney said that guests between the ages of 5 and 11 can complete the testing requirement in lieu of being fully vaccinated for sailings before Jan. 13.

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