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Posted by: admin | February 25th, 2022

Cruise Line Rolls Out Free On-Site Testing, Eases Mask Restrictions, Furthering Commitment to Hassle-Free Cruising to Grand Bahama Island

PORT OF PALM BEACH, Fla. (February 25, 2022) – Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, the only provider of unique, two-night “micro-cation” cruises to Grand Bahama Island, today announced it will offer complimentary COVID-19 testing at the Port of Palm Beach, effective immediately. Through this initiative, cruisers have the option to skip testing before arriving to the port for a more streamlined, hassle-free escape to paradise.  In addition, the cruise line has announced that effective March 1, 2022, masks will be highly recommended onboard but will no longer be mandatory.

For full health and safety protocol, guests can visit  Protocol will remain in place through Grand Classica’s final sailing on April 16th.  The line’s flagship vessel will then enter dry dock, reemerging as Margaritaville at Sea Paradise, the flagship of the all-new vacation brand, Margaritaville at Sea, on April 30th.  Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line announced its rebranding to Margaritaville at Sea at the end of last year.

For more information on Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, visit: For an overview of the cruise line’s current health and safety initiatives, visit Follow Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line on Facebook at, Instagram @BahamasParadiseCruiseLine, and Twitter @BPCruiseLine.  For more information on Margaritaville at Sea or to book, visit



Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, the ultimate Bahamas getaway, is the only provider of two-night ‘micro-cation’ cruises to Grand Bahama Island, and the originator of the unique Cruise & Stay program, which lets travelers extend their Bahamas adventure with a distinctive resort stay. Named Best Short Cruise by Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2020 Editor-in-Chief Awards, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line sets sail every two days from the Port of Palm Beach onboard its flagship Grand Classica – which earned Cruise Critic’s 2019 Cruisers’ Choice Award for Best Entertainment. The company is majority-owned by the family of former Norwegian Cruise Line President and CEO Kevin Sheehan.



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