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Bonaire Just Updated Its Testing Protocols for Visitors

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has announced an update to its entry travel protocols, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new rules, which just went into effect on Jan. 16, mean fully vaccinated visitors can travel to Bonaire with either …

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Aruba Has New Testing Rules for Travelers

 In a major change to its testing rules, Aruba has implemented a two-day requirement for visitors from the US and Canada.  The new rules mean all visitors need to complete a PCR or RT-PCR test — antigen tests are not accepted. …

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Barbados to Accept One-Day Rapid PCR Tests From Travelers

 Barbados has updated its entry protocols for travelers, announcing that the country will allow visitors to enter Barbados with a valid negative rapid PCR test done within one day prior to arrival.  Barbados will also be accepting negative RT-PCR test …

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 The Bahamas has updated its recently-announced rules for vaccinated travelers.  That includes the suspension of a PCR requirement for vaccinated travelers — vaccinated travelers can continue to present a negative rapid antigen test or PCR test within 72 hours of travel …

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 Puerto Rico has put in new entry rules for travelers, headlined by a 48-hour entry testing window.  That means travelers have to take and receive a negative test result within 48 hours before arriving in Puerto Rico.  The test can …

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 The United States Virgin Islands has implemented new testing rules for travelers. The updated requirements mean all U.S-based travelers aged 5 or older must submit a negative test result (antigen or PCR) within three days before travel to the USVI. …

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 Luxury. It’s one of the most overused words in the travel industry; but that’s also because it’s just so hard to define. What makes luxury? Is it design? Is it food and beverage? Is it the natural environment? Is it …

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 The French Caribbean island of St Barth is tightening its travel rules amid the holiday season.  St Barth’s regional government has announced a new testing requirement, mandating that travelers provide a negative result form a test taken no more than …

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 Amid the recent Omicron-related jump in Covid cases around the world, The Bahamas has updated its testing rules for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Effective Dec. 27, 2021 all travelers to The Bahamas now need to show proof of a …

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 Puerto Rico has tightened its entry rules for travelers, centered on a new 48-hour pre-testing requirement.  The new rule means all travelers arriving on domestic flights (i.e. from within the United States) are required to show proof of a negative …

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 It’s getting easier than ever to visit St Kitts and Nevis.  The twin-island federation has removed its one-day “Vacation in Place” quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated travelers.  The move, which took effect this weekend, also included the removal of an …

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 Antigua and Barbuda has announced several new rules for incoming travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Effective Dec. 8, fully vaccinated arriving passengers must present a negative PCR test within three days before arrival to Antigua and Barbuda — rapid antigen test …

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 Grenada has waived the quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Eastern Caribbean island has removed what was a 48-hour mandated quarantine for all fully vaccinated visitors.  Now, the fully vaccinated simply need to show proof …

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 The Cayman Islands is set to relaunch its cruise industry next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The destination has approved the Holland America Nieuw Statendam cruise ship to call on Grand Cayman on Dec. 28, 2021.  It will mark the …

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 In what is easily the most highly anticipated tourism reopening of 2021, the Cayman Islands is finally open for tourism again. Cayman officially reopened to “verified vaccinated travelers” this week, following the lifting of quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated travelers. …

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 Regional carrier Cape Air has inaugurated its newest route in the Caribbean.  The company has officially kicked off new service between St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands and Anguilla.  The new flights operate twice daily.  “It gives me tremendous …

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 St Maarten’s newest travel rules have officially taken effect — meaning fully vaccinated travelers from the United States don’t need a test to enter the island.  The island is now waiving its pre-testing requirements for fully vaccinated visitors, making St …

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 St Maarten will soon begin waiving pre-testing requirements for fully vaccinated travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning Nov. 1, fully vaccinated visitors will no longer require a test, antigen or PCR, to enter St Maarten.  It’s a major change for …