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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. 
  • Beginning November 01, 2020 Day of Arrival (Day One): Rapid Test - All persons entering The Bahamas, at an approved port of Entry, will receive a Rapid Covid-19 antigen test. If arriving by air, an approved Port of Entry will be: Nassau, Freeport, Marsh Harbour, North Eleuthera, Georgetown (Exuma), Bimini (and Cat Cay) and San Andros (Andros). If arriving by sea, an approved Port of Entry will be: Nassau (Atlantis, Bay Street Marina, Lyford Cay, Albany and Nassau Yacht Haven); Grand Bahama (West End - Old Bahama Bay and Freeport - Lucaya); Abaco (Marsh Harbour Government Dock); Eleuthera (Spanish Wells Marina); Berry Islands (Chubb Cay Club); Bimini (Big Game Club and Cat Cay Club); Exuma (Georgetown Government Dock). American Airlines has indicated that, beginning in late October, they wish to provide each passenger traveling to The Bahamas from Miami with a Rapid Covid-19 antigen test before boarding the plane. These passengers, along with the passengers of any other airlines wishing to provide a similar service, will not be required to complete the Rapid Test upon arrival in The Bahamas.
  • After Arrival Day Five (96 hours after arrival): Rapid Test - All persons who entered The Bahamas, and who are staying longer than four nights and five days, will be required to take a second Rapid Covid-19 antigen test. To be clear, all visitors departing on Day Five will not be required to obtain the test. The cost of the rapid tests on and after arrival will be included in the cost of the visa. The rapid test are easy, quick and will yield results in 20 minutes or less with results being provided electronically. Many hotel properties will provide relevant information on testing arrangements, while others will facilitate the required rapid test for their guests. All persons on yachts and other pleasure craft will be able to make arrangements for their required rapid tests at the port of entry or via the relevant website. 
  • Full details on entry protocols to The Bahamas can be found on bahamas.com/travelupdates



BARBADOS
  • All travelers must obtain a 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 allowed to stay in the hotel environment with restricted movement until they have a second test. Second test will take place 4 - 5 days after original pre-travel test, which is usually within 1 - 3 days of arrival in Barbados. Tests may be taken at government designated facilities or their hotel if applicable at a cost of $305 - $350 and results are available within 12 - 15 hours.
  • After an on island negative test, guest are then able to go out and enjoy exploring Barbados. If a gust unfortunately test positive, he or she will be assessed by the Ministry of Health to determine his or her safety and the best place for isolation.
 

BONAIRE
  • Pending opening to US Residents for 2020 travel. Requirements and Restrictions unknown at this time


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
  • As of October 16, 2020, U.S. visitors/residents from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Florida are allowed entry. Prior to arrival, visitors from these states will be required to present a stat-issued ID as proof of residency in addition to the below mentioned three steps.
  • Before departure travelers have to take these 3 mandatory steps on www.dicardcuracao.com:
    • Complete the digital immigration card online before departure at www.dicardcuracao.com 
    • Within 48 hours before departure, you need to digitally fill out the Passenger Locator Card (PLC) and carry a printed document of proof with you. You may do so at www.dicardcuracao.com
    • Each visitor entering Curacao will need to show a negative result from a certified Covid-19 PCR test and carry a printed document of proof with them. The test is taken max 72 hours prior to departure at an accredited laboratory. You may contact your general practitioner for a referral to the nearest institution. You will be required to upload the negative test results of the Covid-19 PCR test on www.dicardcuraco.com before departure.
  • United Airlines will resume service 1x weekly on Saturday, November 07, 2020. American Airlines will resume daily service on Thursday, December 03, 2020. JetBlue Airways will resume 2x weekly* service on Saturday, December 09, 2020 (*will increase service to 4x weekly during holidays for additional flights)


DOMINICA
  • International travel as of 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 where samples were obtained 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 Diagnostic Test
    • Negative results = Managed Experience at a "Safe in Nature" certified property for min. 5 days
    • Positive results = PCR test will be administered and traveler will await results at a Government approved facility at travelers expense. 
    • 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.
    • Additional PCR testing will be done on day 5 after arrival
    • Positive results = traveler admitted to Covid Isolation Unit until released by authorized Health Professional at travelers expense
    • Negative results = travelers deemed medically cleared at the discretion of medical officials. 

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 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.outsys.covidsupportapp
  • Minimum 4 day reservations at approved Pure Safe travel accommodations for observation and quarantine. Pure Safe travel approved accommodations have been inspected and certified, and are ready to welcome our visitors to Pure Grenada, Spice of the Caribbean.
  • Visitors on day 4 have the option to get PCR test to be allowed into the community, or remain at the hotel for duration of their visit. 


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

ST. CROIX/US VIRGIN ISLANDS
  • The U.S. Virgin Islands Travel Screening Portal (USVI TSP) screens travelers prior to arrival to the Territory. Every traveler aged 5 and older must use this portal before travel (https://usvitravelportal.com/)
  • All travelers ages 5 and older are required to produce either: A negative Covid-19 antigen (molecular/PCR/rapid) test result received within five (5) days prior to travel to the USVI, or A positivie Covid-19 antibody test result received within four months prior to travel to the USVI.
  • Upon arrival, all must produce original test results and travel certificate received from portal
  • Persons unable to produce required test results will be subject to mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days or duration of stay until able to received required test result while in Territory. Traveler is responsible for all cost related to testing and accommodations.
  • All passengers must wear a mask or facial covering that covers mouth and nose upon disembarkation. Exemptions for children under two (2), person unable to remove a mask without assistance, and persons with acute respiratory issues. Requirement is enforced by fine.
  • Upon exiting aircraft or vessel, all passengers will be required to complete a Traveler Screening Questionnaire and will be subject to temperature check. Temperatures below 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit and "no" answers on questionnaire can proceed with their travel plans. Temperatures higher than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or "yes" answers on questionnaire are subject to further testing and possible self-quarantine at designated government quarantine location at own expense.
 

ST. KITTS & NEVIS
  • International Travelers must meet the following requirements:
    • Complete the entry form on the national website (www.knatravelform.kn) and submit a negative PCR test completed within 72-hours of travel from an accredited laboratory (List of accredited labs to be provided by the Ministry of Health, at a later date)
    • Undergo a health screening at the airport which includes a temperature check and a health questionnaire
    • Download the SKN Covid-19 contact tracing mobile app (to be used for the first 14 days of travel or less)
    • International travelers must stay at Government approved hotels
    • 1 - 7 Days: Visitors are free to move about the hotel property, interact with other guest and partake in hotel activities
    • 8 - 14 Days: Visitors will undergo a PCR test (USD $100, Visitors Cost) on Day 7. If the traveler test negative on day 8, they are allowed, through the hotel's tour desk, to book select excursions and access select destination sites (list to be announced later)
    • 14 Days or Longer: Visitors will need to undergo a PCR test (USD $100, Visitors Cost) on day 14, if they test negative the traveler will be allowed to integrate into St. Kitts and Nevis


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 three (3) or more days prior to travel. 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 transfer to another Covid-19 certified property to continue their stay, or to participate in certified activities, tours and excursions


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 November 01, 2020: Costa Rica re-enables its air border to all countries in the world as long as they meet the visa requirements when required, as well as the requirements established in the framework of the pandemic.
  • Requirements to enter Costa Rica:
  • Traveler’s Medical Insurance - international or purchased in Costa Rica through the National Insurance Institute (INS - Instituto Nacional de Seguros) https://www.grupoins.com/seguroparaviajeros, or Sagicor https://tiendasagicor.com/en.
  • For international insurance policies, tourists must request a certification from their insurance company, issued in English or Spanish, verifying at least the following three conditions (This certificate must be uploaded when filling out the electronic epidemiological HEALTH PASS):
    • 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 virus while in Costa Rica, for at least USD $50,000 (fifty thousand United States Dollars)
    • Includes minimum coverage of USD $2,000 for lodging expenses issued as a result of 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 15, 2020, tentatively. Travelers arriving from out of state may bypass a 14 day quarantine requirement if they test negative for Covid-19. Travelers will have to take the test within 72 hours before their flight arrives in the islands. Requirements to be announced once finalized. 


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