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As the leading small ship cruise line with 190-guest river vessels and identical all-veranda 930-guest ocean ships, Viking takes you closer to the heart of the places you want to visit. For more than 23 years, we have always had the highest standards for health and cleanliness, and our new protocol enhancements make Viking even safer. Developed in coordination with an international team of scientific and medical advisors, the Viking Health & Safety Program is one of the most well-researched and comprehensive COVID-19 prevention and mitigation plans in the travel industry.

  • Daily PCR testing for all Viking guests and crew, processed in full-scale Viking-dedicated laboratories
  • New air purification technology installed on all Viking ships, which have always featured independent air handling units for all guest staterooms
  • Additional health checks, sanitization and physical distancing to protect Viking guests and crew at all points of the journey

What to Expect On Your Journey

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Viking Health & Safety Program – Updated December 8, 2020

The information included here should be considered current for all guests. Specific protocols and procedures may evolve over time to adapt to various conditions or travel regulations in the destinations in which we operate. Please continue to check this site for the most up-to-date version of the Viking Health & Safety Program.