Preparing to sail - at the terminal.

Find below a list of required documents, as well as information about arriving at the terminal, security checks and pre-voyage testing, so that your voyage gets off to the smoothest start possible.

Correct as of 11 May 2022.

Please note, embarkation information below is applicable to all sailings from 8 May onwards on Queen Mary 2, 15 May for Queen Elizabeth and 5 June for Queen Victoria. If you are sailing before these dates please refer to the information sent to you in your pre-cruise email communications. Please ensure your email address is up to date on your booking.

Information about other port departures may be added in the future. Until then, if you are starting your Cunard holiday at a port not mentioned below, joining details will be confirmed in your pre-cruise communications before you sail.

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Southampton departures.

Use the menus below to find out what your journey through Southampton cruise terminals will look like before you depart on your Cunard voyage.

All USA and Canada departures.

Use the menus below to find out what your journey through your USA or Canada cruise terminal will look like before you depart on your Cunard voyage.

Mainland Europe departures.

Use the menus below to find out what your journey through Mainland Europe Cruise Terminals will look like before you depart on your Cunard voyage.

Passenger locator forms.

Some countries currently require additional documentation for anyone travelling to, from or through cruise ports.

Currently, PLFs are required for guests visiting Germany, Belgium and Canada. If this applies to your voyage, please visit our webpage for helpful guidance on where and how to complete the form.