It’s been a hectic year, but there’s still demand for travel to warm, balmy locations in the Caribbean for some stress-free relaxation this holiday season. UAS has safely supported hundreds of private and charter flights through the islands over the course of these uncertain times. Our employees are well-tuned to the ever-changing landscape of government mandates, travel guidance, and safety protocols surrounding travel in the region.
So, if you’re unsure about your travel plans in the region for the remainder of the year, don’t fret. Here are the latest updates for the most popular Caribbean destinations.
Open for travel
Aruba – Travelers from Europe, Canada, the United States, and most Caribbean nations are allowed entry.
Dominica – No restrictions.
Dominican Republic – No restrictions.
Haiti – No restrictions.
Turks and Caicos – No restrictions.
Open for travel (with restrictions)
Antigua and Barbuda – Travelers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test issued within 7 days prior to arrival along with a completed Health Declaration Form. Travelers are subject to mandatory health screening upon arrival. Travelers must be pre-booked in accommodation approved by the Government of Antigua and Barbuda.
Bahamas – Borders are open to all travelers, including visitors, but it has instituted a 14-day “Vacation-in-Place” (VIP) rule for all arrivals via commercial flights. Travelers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 5 days prior to arrival.
Barbados – All travelers arriving from medium and high-risk countries must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours prior to arrival into the country. Travelers arriving from low-risk countries are allowed to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 5 days prior to arrival into the country.
Grenada – Pre-approved charter flights only.
Guadeloupe – All travelers over the age of 11 must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours before departure.
Jamaica – All travelers may be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival. The government may assess risk factors and impose quarantine restrictions at will.
Martinique – Travelers should present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result upon arrival. Any traveler deemed to be “high-risk” may be subject to quarantine procedures.
Netherlands Antilles – Bonaire, Saba, and Saint Eustatius have begun to relax travel restrictions for certain travelers arriving from Aruba, Curaçao, Europe, and the US.
Puerto Rico – Travelers must have a negative molecular COVID-19 test result issued within the last 72 hours, completed a travel declaration form, and obtain an airport exit confirmation number and QR code.
Saint Lucia – Travelers may be subject to quarantine on arrival.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – Entry restrictions vary depending upon the country of origin. All travelers are subject to the COVID-19 PCR test and quarantine upon entry. Travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued within 5 days of arrival, except for those arriving from Barbados (they must have been in Barbados in the past 14 days). A completed “Pre-Arrival Form” must be presented upon arrival.
US Virgin Islands – Travelers are subject to medical screening upon arrival and possible quarantine procedures if deemed necessary by local authorities.
Closed for travel
Anguilla – Travel restricted for all non-residents.
British Virgin Islands – Travel restricted for all non-residents.
Cayman Islands – Travel restricted for all non-residents.
Cuba – Cuba has suspended all flights into the country except for special charter flights with pre-approval destined for Cayo Coco (CCC), Cayo Largo del Sur (CYO), and Santa Clara (SNU) airports.
Curacao – Travel restricted for all non-residents.
Monserrat – Travel restricted for all non-residents.
Saint Kitts and Nevis – Travel restricted for all non-residents.
Trinidad and Tobago – Travel restricted for all non-residents.