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Saint Lucia No Longer Requiring Testing, Vaccination for Travelers 

 The Eastern Caribbean island of Saint Lucia has officially removed all of travel restrictions, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Saint Lucia has removed all of its pre-testing and vaccination requirements — meaning traveling to the island is largely as it was before …

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Bermuda Opens Up to Unvaccinated Travelers 

 Bermuda is removing its restriction on unvaccinated travelers, according to the Bermuda Tourism Authority.  Beginning Aug. 22, unvaccinated travelers will be able to visit the destination.  Previously, unvaccinated visitors 12 and over had been required to apply for a medical …

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Travelers No Longer Need a Test or Vaccination to Visit Guadeloupe 

 Travelers no longer need to show proof of a negative test or proof of vaccination in order to visit the French Caribbean archipelago of Guadeloupe.  Following the French government’s recent changes to its health protocols, visitors to Guadeloupe are now …

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 Demand for long-term stays continues to grow in the Caribbean, according to a new report from Airbnb.  Recent Airbnb data showed that nights booked for long-term stays by travelers in the Caribbean almost doubled between 2019 and 2021.  Several destinations …

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 Anguilla is set to become the latest Caribbean destination to waive testing for vaccinated travelers.  The island’s Ministry of Health has announced plans to waive pre-arrival testing for vaccinated travelers beginning Aug. 8, 2022.  Beginning Aug. 8, Anguilla will also …

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 In a major shift, the British Virgin Islands has removed pre-testing requirements for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That means travelers no longer have to show proof of a negative test to enter the British overseas territory.  Travelers are also …

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 The United States Virgin Islands is expecting a “rush” of international travelers following the CDC’s recent decision to lift its inbound testing rules.  The change means international travelers flying into the United States no longer have to provide a negative …

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 Another Caribbean destination has removed testing requirements for vaccinated travelers.  St Vincent and the Grenadines has officially waived its testing requirement for fully vaccinated travelers.  The new rules, which took effect this week, mean fully vaccinated travelers no longer have …

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 In a significant step, the island of Barbados has removed all testing requirements for vaccinated travelers.  The move comes as more than 70 percent of the eligible population in Barbados is fully vaccinated, according to Barbados Prime Minister Mia Motley.  …

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 Jamaica has officially eliminated all pre-arrival testing rules for travelers.  International visitors to Jamaica are no longer required to present a negative antigen or PCR test before their trip to the island.  Additionally, Jamaica has ended its mandate to wear …

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 Saint Lucia just posted its strongest month for tourism since the onset of the pandemic.  The island welcomed 32,110 arrivals in March, the highest month of arrivals since the island first reopened for tourism in June 2020.  Saint Lucia is …

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 Saint Lucia is no longer requiring testing for fully vaccinated travelers.  The island has removed all pre-entry requirements for the fully vaccinated, in addition to removing the requirement for pre-registration and upload of covid-related documents.  All fully vaccinated travelers must …

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 It’s not always easy to take a cruise by yourself.  But now premium cruise line Oceania Cruises has announced a push aimed at solo travelers.  The company says it is adding dozens of new staterooms for solo travelers on each …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba has lifted all of its pandemic-related entry requirements for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That means travelers no longer have to present a negative test or proof of vaccination in order to enter the …

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 Anguilla has unveiled its new protocols for travelers, highlighted by slightly eased entry rules for boosted travelers.  The new rules are a bit complicated, so here’s what travelers need to know.  As of April 1, fully vaccinated travelers over 18 …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has eased its entry requirements for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Fully vaccinated travelers whose second vaccine dose or booster shot was given within the last 270 days will no longer be required to …

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 Fully vaccinated US travelers no longer need to take a test to travel to the United States Virgin Islands.  The destination’s Department of Tourism announced the move this week, which means travelers can simply submit proof of vaccination in lieu …

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 St Maarten is updating its travel protocols on March 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The centerpiece of the update will see testing waived for all fully vaccinated travelers.  St Maarten will also waive pre-testing for anyone who has recovered from …