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Travel Status & Requirements per Destinations

CURRENT TRAVEL STATUS AND REQUIREMENTS PER DESTINATION

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CARIBBEAN

ARUBA 
  • A negative Covid-19 test taken no more than 72 Hours prior to departure is required to avoid mandatory quarantine upon arrival.
  • All Travelers must fill out an embarkation/disembarkation card online between 72 and 12 Hours prior to travel: https://edcardaruba.aw/ 
  • All Travelers must purchase Mandatory Aruba travel insurance. For more information: https://www.arubavisitorsinsurance.com/   to Purchase:  https://edcardaruba.aw/
  • Upon completion of the registration travelers will receive confirmation of approval to travel, which needs to be saved electronically or printed to present upon arrival.


BAHAMAS
  • All Travelers must present a Covid-19 RT-PCR Test with a negative result taken no more than 5 days prior to the date of travel. Test results must be uploaded when applying for a Bahamas Health Visa
  • All Travelers are required to complete an electronic Health Visa at https://travel.gov.bs/Health Visa applications take up to 72 hours to process and should be completed with adequate lead time.
  • The only applicants who are not required to provide a Covid-19 test are Children under the age of ten (10).
  • All hotel guests must “Vacation-in-Place” (VIP) for 14 days or the length of their stay, whichever is shorter. Guest will have access to all amenities, including hotel spas, gyms, bars and more.
  • Beginning October 15, 2020, The Bahamas will enter Phase 3 of the Tourism Readiness & Recovery Plan, which will include the reopening of beaches and major hotels on all islands. November 01, 2020, will bring the opening of attractions, excursions and tours.
  • Full details on entry protocols to The Bahamas can be found on bahamas.com/travelupdates



BARBADOS
  • Negative Covid-19 PCR test from an accredited facility 72 hours prior to travel and submit online
  • Must complete online Immigration/customs form at https://travelform.gov.bb/home and submit 24 hours prior to travel.
  • Travelers are required to present a copy of test results bearing their name on arrival.
  • Persons from High Risk countries (USA) with a valid negative Covid-19 PCR test result will be quarantined at a designated holding hotel or government facility for 14 days with option to take a second test after 5-7 days from date of last test. If second test has negative results persons will be released.
 

BONAIRE
  • Information currently unavailable pertaining to travel from the United States


CAYMAN ISLANDS
  • All airports in the Cayman Islands - Owen Roberts International Airport in Grand Cayman, Charles Kirkconnell International Airport in Cayman Brac and the Little Cayman Airport - will remain closed to international leisure and non-essential travel until at least October 01, 2020
 

CURACAO
  • Information currently unavailable pertaining to travel from the United States.


DOMINICA
  • International travel to begin August 07, 2020
  • Prior to travel must submit a health questionnaire online at http://domcovid19.dominica.gov.dm at least 24 hours prior to arrival in Dominica including submitting a negative PCR test result recorded within 24-72 hours prior to arrival
  • ON ARRIVAL TRAVELERS WILL:
    • Be required to undergo a health assessment to include a temperature check.
    • Provide confirmation of the health questionnaire and negative PCR test results.
    • Be required to undertake rapid test screening and subject to a negative test result; the following will apply:
    • Travelers will be sent to immigration for processing and to customs for screening.
    • Luggage to be sanitized upon arrival at airport when taken off conveyor belt.
  • HIGH TEMPERATURE, HIGH RISK ALERT FROM QUESTIONNAIRE OR POSITIVE RAPID TEST:
    • Travelers will proceed to secondary screening area.
    • A PCR test will be administered to the traveler.
    • Travelers will be sent to mandatory quarantine at a government approved facility or government certified hotel at traveler’s expense while awaiting results.
    • If the test result is positive, traveler will be quarantined until released by an authorized Health Professional.

GRENADA
  • Negative PCR test conducted within 7 days of travel required. Certified copy must be presented.
  • All Travelers from high risk countries (USA) must complete and submit the Government of Grenada’s Health Declaration form prior to departure https://covid19.gov.gd/. Non-nationals must have travel insurance to cover Covid-19 or declare that they will bear the cost for treatment and isolation.
  • Mandatory download of the Government of Grenada’s contact tracing app prior to departure. App must be kept on phone for the duration of quarantine period. Failure to comply will result in a fine of $1,000EC.
  • 14 Day Quarantine in State approved quarantine facility (at traveler’s expense)  and  required to wear a geo-fencing watch for 14 days.


SABA
  • International travel tentatively resuming November 01, 2020. Information currently unavailable pertaining to travel from the United States.
 

ST. CROIX/US VIRGIN ISLANDS
  • The Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands has reverted to its "Stay at Home" phase of the Territory's Covid-19 pandemic response.
  • Effective August 13, 2020 all Hotels, Villas, Airbnb, Guest Houses, Temporary Vacation Housing, Charter Vessels and similar businesses have been ordered not to accept or book any new leisure reservations for 30 days.
  • Reservations are only being accepted for business travelers, flight crews, emergency personnel and government workers with written authorization from the government agency they are visiting.
 

ST. KITTS & NEVIS
  • Information currently unavailable pertaining to travel from the United States.


ST. MAARTEN

  • A mandatory health authorization application through an Electronic Health Authorization System (EHAS) for every visitor whether arriving by air, boat or in transit. This includes Sint Maarten and Sint Martin residents. https://stmaartenehas.com/
  • A RT-PCR test for the SARS-COV-2 virus obtained from a naso-pharyngeal swab only and performed within 120 hours prior to departure to Sint Maarten (last leg in case of connecting flights) is required for all travelers originating from a country that is categorized as high or moderate risk .
  • The original result of this test must be uploaded as soon as possible as part of the health authorization application procedure in order to be processed. Processing takes 1-2 hours. The test result should clearly specify the name of the laboratory, test subject name, test date, type of test administered and how the test sample was obtained. Typed, written or e-mail statements from doctors or non-laboratories will not be accepted.
  • Travelers with end destination Sint Maarten are required to have health insurance coverage. Additional travel insurance covering Covid-19 related expenses is strongly recommended.
  • Travelers must provide an email address on which you are reachable and monitor on a daily basis during your stay. Alerts will be sent via email. For travelers originating from a high-risk country, 14 consecutive days of self-monitoring of body temperature and possible flu like symptoms is mandatory. For travelers from a moderate risk country the mandatory self-monitoring period is 8 days. The travelers in these categories will receive during the 14 or 8 days an automated daily email alert providing a link for submitting the required information online. If you are remaining for a shorter term on the island, you will have to submit the information for the time you are on the island.
  • If health authorization is approved, the applicant will receive a (printable) authorization via e-mail, which must be presented to the health and immigration authorities upon arrival. The original RT-PCR test result should be presented to the health authorities upon request.


ST. LUCIA
  • All persons traveling to Saint Lucia are required to complete the appropriate sections of this TRAVEL REGISTRATION FORM. A confirmation will be sent upon receipt of the completed form. All persons must print and travel with a copy of their completed registration form. https://www.stlucia.org/en/covid-19/travel-registration-form/
  • Have confirmed reservations at a Covid-19 certified accommodation provider for the duration of their stay or Have a pre-arranged stay confirmed at a Government operated quarantine facility.
  • All arriving passengers must have a negative result from a PCR test done no more than 7 days prior to arrival in Saint Lucia
  • All arriving passengers must adhere to all protocols relevant to airport
  • All arriving passengers will be screened, this will include temperature checks
  • All symptomatic passengers will be immediately isolated and tested. If test result is positive for Covid-19 the passenger will be transferred to the Respiratory Hospital for treatment and care at their cost.
  • Other passengers will be transferred by certified taxi to approved Covid-19 accommodation or to a government quarantine facility
  • Hotel guests travelling from outside the designated travel bubble are required to remain on property for the duration of their stay except to participate in water-based excursions arranged by the hotel.


TOBAGO
  • Information currently unavailable pertaining to travel from the United States.
 

TURKS AND CAICOS
  • All Travelers to the Turks and Caicos must obtain travel pre-authorization via the TCI Assured Portal
  • The TCI Assured pre-authorization portal will require travelers to submit the following information:
    • A negative Covid-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken within 5 days prior to travel to the TCI. Children under the age of 10 are excluded from this requirement
    • Insurance which covers Covid-19 medical costs and full hospitalization, doctor's visit, prescriptions and air ambulance. 
    • A completed online health screening questionnaire
  • Once uploaded, the documents will be verified and certification issued.
 

CENTRAL/SOUTH AMERICA AND MEXICO

BELIZE
  • International travel tentatively scheduled to resume October 01, 2020
  • Passengers traveling to Belize will be required to download the Belize Health App and complete the required information prior to boarding the flight to Belize. A QR code with a unique ID number will be allocated to each passenger and will be used for contact tracing while in Belize.
  • Passengers are encouraged to take a Covid-19 PCR test within 72 hours of travel to Belize, and those that provide certification of a negative test result will be allowed immediate entry via a "fast track" lane.
  • Passengers that do not provide a negative Covid-19 test must test upon arrival at their own expense. A negative result will allow entry, while a positive result will place the passenger in mandatory quarantine for a minimum period of fourteen days at their expense. 
  • All travelers must stay at an approved Gold Standard Hotel where they will be allowed to participate in activities/tours with approved Gold Standard Tour Operators and Guides.


COSTA RICA
  • As of September 01, 2020: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Residents of six states): New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine and Connecticut
    • Complete the electronic epidemiological HEALTH PASS form, available here
    • RT-PCR diagnostic test with a negative result; the sample must have been taken within 48 hours of travel to Costa Rica
    • Passengers coming from the Unites States of America must prove through their driver's license that they live in one of the six authorized states
    • Traveler's Medical Insurance - International or purchased in Costa Rica.
  • For international insurance policies, tourist must request a certification from their insurance company, issued in English or Spanish, verifying at least three conditions:
    • Effectiveness of the policy during the visit to Costa Rica
    • Guaranteed coverage of medical expenses in the event of becoming ill with the pandemic Covid-19 disease while in Costa Rica, for at least USD $50,000 (fifty thousand United States Dollars)
    • Included minimum coverages of USD $2,000 for lodging expenses issues due to the pandemic


GALAPAGOS
  • All arriving travelers to Ecuador must show proof of a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test taken within 7 days of arrival
  • Guest will fill out a Declaracion de Salud del Viagjero Traveler Health Declaration form on board their flight to show upon landing.
  • A Covid-19 RT-PCR test will be conducted upon arrival at the airport or on subsequent day, depending on flight arrival time. Cost of test is between $130 and $140 USD per person payable onsite by USD Cash (recommended) or Credit Card.
  • Two Night Stay in Guayaquil or Quito is recommended prior to flight to the Galapagos Islands to insure test results are received. 
  • Upon receipt of test results by email travelers are able to fly to the Galapagos Islands.
  • Tour boat companies or hotels will apply for a Salvoconductos or "Safe Conduct" for all arriving guest...Only guests with a "Safe Conduct" form issued by a company with established bio-safety protocols authorized by the Ministry of Tourism will be allowed to travel to Galapagos. 
  • Travelers must show a valid passport and proof of health insurance.


HONDURAS

  • Opened to International travel as of August 17, 2020 with American Airlines starting flights to Roatan on August 22, 2020 from the US.
  • All Travelers must register at https://prechequeo.inm.gob.hn/ completing the following information:
    • Immigration pre-registration *please note you will be required to upload a copy of your passport identification page
    • Health Surveillance Sheet
    • Render a sworn declaration that will be submitted to the sanitary provisions of the country
    • Customs Form
  • All passengers must present a negative result of the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test in real-time or rapid test with a minimum specificity of 85%, Sensitivity 98% for Covid-19, carried out in a period no greater than seventy-two (72) hours before entering the country. In unforeseen circumstances or force majeure, the passenger will undergo a clinical evaluation by the staff of the International Health Office.
  • Compulsory compliance with the Protocol established in the International Health Regulations at the time of entry into the country (clinical evaluation and mandatory quarantine) if the health authority so determines.
  • Comply with the other biosafety measures established in the Protocols of the Secretary of State in the Health Office (mandatory use of a mask).
  • All travelers must ensure that they meet the requirements for leaving the country and entering the country of destination. Compliance with the requirements is the responsibility of the passenger.  


MEXICO
  • No restrictions or requirements for travel by air.
 

ASIA, MICRONESIA, SOUTH PACIFIC, PACIFIC & OCEANIA

AUSTRALIA
  • Australia has enacted a travel ban on all non-residents and non-Australian citizens entering Australia. Individuals may request exceptions to the entry restrictions https://travel-exemptions.homeaffairs.gov.au/tep
  • All travelers entering Australia from overseas will be quarantined in a hotel or designated facility for 14 days. Travelers are required to undertake their mandatory 14-day self-isolation at their port of entry.
  • Travelers will be transported directly to designated facilities as determined by the relevant state and territory government (for example, a hotel) after appropriate immigration, customs and enhanced health checks. Each state and territory will charge international arrivals for the cost of their quarantine accommodations.


EGYPT
  • All travelers arriving in Egypt by air, including returning Egyptian residents, are required to have their temperature taken and self-quarantine for 7 days.


FIJI
  • Information currently unavailable pertaining to travel from the United States.
 

INDONESIA
  • Information currently unavailable pertaining to travel from the United States.


MALAYSIA
  • All foreign nationals, with very limited exceptions, are restricted from entry to Malaysia until August 31, 2020
  • All travelers MUST have explicit, written permission from the Malaysian authorities prior to traveling to Malaysia.  
  • All travelers are required to undergo Covid-19 testing on arrival and a mandatory fourteen-day quarantine at a facility designated by the Malaysian government at their own expense.
 
 
MALDIVES
  • All tourist to present a Negative result for a nucleic acid test (PCR test) for Covid-19 on arrival effective September 10, 2020. The sample for the said test must be taken not more than 72 hours prior to the scheduled time of departure from the first port of embarkation en route to Maldives
  • The Traveler Health Declaration (THD) must be filled in and submitted by all visitors twice – 24 hours before your flight to the Maldives and once more before you depart from the Maldives. You may submit the form electronically via http://imuga.immigration.gov.mv
  • Must have a confirmed booking at a registered tourist facility.


MICRONESIA (PALAU, CHUUK/TRUK, YAP)
  • Commercial flights to and from Micronesia remain very limited. Federated States of Micronesia has declared a “state of public health emergency”.
  • No passengers are allowed to disembark any air or sea vessel originating outside of Federated States of Micronesia


PAPUA NEW GUINEA
  • Information currently unavailable pertaining to travel from the United States.


PHILIPPINES
  • Effective from August 15, 2020, flag carrier Philippine Airlines will require all passengers to wear face shields, on top of the mandatory face masks, in compliance with the Philippine Department of Transportation's latest guidelines for the public transport sector
  • After checking in for flight travelers must register for an Electronic Health Locator Form and Arrival Card.
  • Covid-19 RT-PCR testing at the port of entry or designed quarantine facility; and — Must stay in a government-designated stringent quarantine facility until their test results are released.
  • If test results are positive, will be transferred to a designated hospital for further medical management.
  • If test results are negative, will be allowed to move out to undergo 14-day quarantine at home or an appropriate local monitoring facility


TAHITI/FRENCH POLYNESIA
  • A SARS-CoV-2 virus genome test (list of approved and non approved tests) has to be carried out by all travelers from 6 years old in a health authority center (hospital, clinic, medical Center, Covid-19 testing Center, or medical analysis laboratory) within three days before the flight to Tahiti (at the passenger’s expense).Ex: If the flight departs on a Monday at 11pm, the passenger needs to take the test the preceding Friday.
  • Please note for example, that Antigen, Antibody, Self Testing or Rapid Tests of any kind, including rapid RT-PCR tests such as the Abbott ID are not accepted by the Health Authorities of French Polynesia and aircraft boarding will be denied. Consult the list of approved and non approved tests.
  • The results of this test must be negative and will need to be presented to airline staff upon check-in prior to boarding the flight to French Polynesia.
  • Travel insurance is mandatory for anyone who does not have French nationality. If the insurance does not cover the costs in the event of a pandemic, commit to the health costs generated in French Polynesia, including in case of infection with Covid-19.
  • Complete the Sanitary entry form online on the dedicated digital platform ETIS.pf [Electronic Travel Information System].
  • Once completed a receipt with an ETIS number will be issued by email
  • A printout of this receipt must be presented upon check-in together with the test results in order to be able to board the flight to French Polynesia and both documents will need to be presented upon arrival at Tahiti’s Faa’a international airport.

NORTH AMERICA
HAWAII
  • All individuals, both residents and visitors, arriving from out-of-state to Hawaii are still subject to a mandatory 14 day self-quarantine.
  • All arriving passengers are required to initial and sign this order confirming they are aware of the 14 day quarantine and acknowledging they understand violating the order is a criminal offense and subject to up to $5,000 fine and/or a year imprisonment. The period of self-quarantine begins from the time of entry into the State and lasts 14 days or the duration of the person's time in Hawaii, whichever is shorter. Once travelers get to a Hawaii airport, they will have to show proof they completed their form and provide identification. After that, they will be expected to check-in daily during their mandatory 14 day quarantine. Visitors will be required to self-quarantine in their accommodations and residents in their homes, but they may leave for medical emergencies.
  • All travelers must Download, print and fill out the mandatory Travel Declaration Form
  • The start of the state's Pre-Travel Testing Program has been delayed to October 01, 2020, at the earliest. Requirements to be announced once finalized. 


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