Royal Caribbean has received permission from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to start test cruises in preparation for regular revenue sailings. The Freedom of the Seas will sail her test cruises from Port Miami. The test cruise can commence on June 20-22, 2021. Requirements include a 10% limit on the maximum number of volunteer passengers on the first two voyages as well as modified meal service and entertainment venues to facilitate physical distancing. Passengers and crew must meet standards for hand hygiene, use of face masks, and ship sanitation. Additional measures are imposed for shore excursions. For a deeper read, click here.