Island Princess -- Two Day Vancouver to San Francisco
Embarkation in Vancouver is somewhat different in that we had to clear United States Immigration prior to boarding. This went quickly, but our hope of a quick embarkation was dashed due to a deep cleaning of the ship due to Norovirus. We waited for about an hour and a half and then we were on.
Once we were on we ran into a head waiter we know from other cruises. We found out that the Noro scare was not really a scare, but more of a precaution. Only a few cases were noted coming into Vancouver but they were not taking it lightly. The ship was under Code Red on arrival, Orange the next morning, and by the second afternoon everything was back to normal.