Whilst the United States has tightened their travel restrictions, some Americans are eager to use their passports and travel to the Caribbean again after nearly a year of lockdowns and staying at home. In response, Caribbean countries are working on the delicate balance of keeping their citizens safe, while keeping an industry afloat of which the economy depends on. Rapid arrival and departure testing alongside designated lists of hotels and tourism offerings are all part of this effort to keep both visitors and locals safe.
So which Caribbean countries are the safest to visit? This USA Today article outlines Caribbean destinations open to Americans where new COVID-19 cases were generally declining and in the low-three-digit range (or lower) per day for the past month. In addition, the article cites the travel advisory level from the U.S. State Department and CDC. The latter has classified many countries as Level 4, citing a high risk of COVID-19.
Yes, the U.S. Embassy reports that results come back reliably within 72 hours. It lists several labs that provide same-day rapid test results and the cost for each. Find a testing clinic closest to you, sorted by destination, here.
Other Entry Requirements
CDC Travel Advisory Threat Level
State Department Travel Advisory Level
New COVID-19 cases per day in Belize remained below 100 in January 2021. Get the latest data from the WHO here.
Other Caribbean countries included in this list include Aruba, the Bahamas, Bermuda and Jamaica.
Read the Full Article from USA Today Here
We recognize travel restrictions and advice can change rapidly. Therefore for the latest advice, visit the official Belize Tourism website at TravelBelize.org.