bonaire reqiurements
The Delfins Beach Resort in Bonaire.
News

It’s Getting Even Easier to Visit Bonaire

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - July 26, 2021

It’s getting even easier to visit one of the Caribbean’s hottest travel destinations, from expanded airlift to eased entry requirements for vaccinated travelers. 

The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has announced that it has eased testing requirements for fully vaccinated U.S. travelers. 

Now fully vaccinated travelers simply have to show proof of a negative PCR test taken and received within 72 hours of arrival to Bonaire (the island has eliminated a second 24-hour pre-testing requirement for the vaccinated). 

And major air carriers are expanding their service to Bonaire in the coming months. 

bonaire visit easier
Captain Don’s Habitat in Bonaire.

On Nov. 8, American Airlines will add a third weekly flight from Miami to Bonaire, with Monday service complementing existing Wednesday and Saturday flights. 

American is also expanding its service from an Airbus A319 to a Boeing 737 for the Saturday flight, adding 44 additional seats. 

Beginning Dec. 16, American will offer daily flights from Miami to Bonaire. 

Delta, which is currently running two weekly flights from Atlanta to Bonaire, will expand to daily flights on Dec. 18, running through January 2. (Daily flights will then operate from March 1 to April 3 as well).

“This is an important milestone for the island. In addition to the third weekly flight on American Airlines, this is the first time that either airline will offer daily direct service to Bonaire,” said Miles Mercera, director of Tourism Corporation Bonaire. “It’s a testament to a growing interest in the unique experiences we have to offer. The increased frequency from both airlines will meet the demand and provide an effortless link to travel between the US and our beautiful island. We are looking forward to welcoming these additional visitors and showcasing the varied landscapes, diverse culture and elevated offerings we have available.”

For more, visit Bonaire. 

— CJ

Popular Posts

The 10 Best Overwater Bungalows in the Caribbean, From Aruba to Belize

Overwater villas at Caribbean resorts aren’t just a novelty — they’re also among the most luxurious and beautiful accommodations you can stay in. And while all of the bungalows perched above the waves have their charms, some stand out among […]


The 10 Best Luxury All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean, From Antigua to Jamaica

all-inclusive hammock cove

All-inclusive resorts are more popular than ever, particularly in the Caribbean. The all-inclusive concept just keeps winning over travelers, who have been drawn to the ease, comfort and convenience of the concept. But the biggest thing within the space isn’t […]


The Bahamas’ Atlantis Paradise Island Just Completed a $150M Renovation

walking on the beach in nassau

A new eatery by Michelin-star Chef Michael White. A new-look casino. State-of-the-art guest rooms and the Caribbean’s first Shake Shack.  The Bahamas’ Atlantis Paradise Island resort has officially completed a $150 million resort-wide renovation, a significant project that included a […]


Related Posts aurora

Strong Summer Continues for Caribbean Hotels

Hotels across the Caribbean are continuing to outpace last year’s very strong performance, according to new data from hotel analytics firm STR.  The region’s hotel occupancy in June was 68.1 percent, a 3.4 percent jump compared to the same period […]


This St Croix Resort Has a New General Manager 

st croix usvi gm carina

The all-inclusive Divi Carina Bay Beach Resorts in St Croix has named a new general manager, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The resort has tapped Byron Bell to the role, it confirmed.  Bell served most recently as the assistant general manager […]


Jamaica Tops 55,000 Visitors Since Reopening 

jamaica falmouth riu resort with beach and blue water

Jamaica has topped 55,000 visitors since reopening tourism in the wake of the hurricane, officials said this week.  On July 2 and July 3, no tourists arrived in Jamaica, with the storm largely shutting down the island.  In the first […]


SUBSCRIBE!

Sign up for Caribbean Journal's free newsletter for a daily dose of beaches, hotels, rum and the best Caribbean travel information on the net.


No. Thank You