What better time to visit the Caribbean than now? There is nothing more dreamy than majestic blue waters, idyllic beaches, sunshine and a laid back atmosphere to calm the body and soul. Meanwhile, the Caribbean has been a top pick for many travelers since the pandemic hit. With new travel regulations in place, travelers are looking to venture to places that allow for a safe yet seamless experience. Caribbean destinations are offering just that, with no quarantine required for foreign visitors.
Here is a list of destinations that require a negative COVID tests prior to arrival, with quarantine only required if your test results are positive:
- Dominican Republic
- Puerto Rico
- St. Lucia
- St. Maartin
- Turks and Caicos Islands
Globally, destination have implemented various travel protocols to ensure the safety of visitors and the destination. All these places require travelers to provide a negative PCR or COVID-19 test upon arrival. Although, the time frame of providing proof of test results vary. In St. Lucia, the test has to be taken no more than seven days prior to arrival. For Belize and Barbados, the test needs to be taken no more than 72 hours of travel. Meanwhile, places like Anguilla and Jamaica require proof of results to be uploaded to a travel application form prior to departure.
During this time of uncertainty it’s more important than ever to do your research on the destination you plan to visit. Country travel regulations vary. Be sure to familiarise yourself with the travel regulations prior to your arrival to the destination based on your travel classification.
Belize Traveller Classifications
In Belize, there are various travel guidelines in place dependant on your travel classifications. Foreign visitors and persons with business concerns (non-residents) do not require quarantine if a negative test is presented upon arrival. However Belizeans, residents, foreign second home owners and long stay non-nationals do require a 10 day self-quarantine at home. For the latest covid-19 travel information, visit HERE.