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These 4 Caribbean Nations Ease Entry Requirements

The Caribbean has remained an excellent destination for Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. Short flights, gorgeous beaches, and sunny weather make for an incredible vacation.  Still, COVID-19 restrictions have—albeit often strictly—stayed in place.  Many Caribbean nations are now easing entry requirements now. Some countries, such as Aruba and Curaçao have eased all COVID-19 restrictions.  However, …

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Belize Plans To Lift All Remaining Covid Restrictions

A destination still requiring foreign tourists to present proof of vaccination or a negative test in order to enter, Belize could soon become the next country in the Caribbean to lift all remaining Covid restrictions, as announced by a top government official. And what’s best: a further relaxation of measures is expected as soon as …

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Mexico Reaches Its Safest Level Since The Pandemic Began

Besides being perhaps the freest country when it comes to travel restrictions, enacting zero Covid regulations at its external borders, Mexico has now officially reached its safest epidemiological level since the pandemic began. In its traffic light system, which helps assess health risks across different states, all of Mexico is green for the first time …

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Cancun Removes The Mandatory Use Of Masks Outdoors

Planning a trip to Cancun soon? You may no longer need to pack as many face masks as you imagined, seeing that the state of Quintana Roo, to which the popular resort haven belongs, has officially dropped its mandatory outdoor mask mandate as of this week, and much earlier than initially expected. From March 22, …

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Two New Caribbean Based Airlines Set To Launch Direct Flights From The U.S.

Two brand new airlines based in the Caribbean are set to launch direct flights from the U.S. Arajet and Coral Jet, which will be based in both the Dominican Republic and Bermuda respectively, each have their eyes set on the competitive Caribbean market, and could each see their inaugural flights taking off within months – …

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Aruba Becomes The 16th Country To Remove Entry Requirements

As the Omicron wave recedes further in the Caribbean, another nation is moving ahead in relaxing travel rules for foreign visitors. The small island nation of Aruba, one of the most popular resort hotspots in the region, has officially become the 16th destination to remove all Covid entry requirements as of March 19, 2022. A …

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US Virgin Islands Scraps Testing For Vaccinated Americans

Joining the ranks of Caribbean destinations easing travel restrictions once more, the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) announced recently the pre-departure testing requirement is being lifted for vaccinated Americans visiting from the mainland. The move follows an accentuated drop in Covid cases as the U.S. territory rides out the Omicron storm. Shortly after Omicron was flagged …

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American Airlines Launches Flights To New Destination In The Dominican Republic

Ramping up its Caribbean service, American Airlines has just unveiled a new direct flight from Miami, Florida to the up and coming tourist destination of Samaná, in the Dominican Republic. The seasonal route was originally offered from the airline’s Charlotte base, though it will now benefit Floridians dreaming of an island escape instead. Largely overlooked …

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Bahamas and Barbados Ease Entry Requirements

The tropical archipelago of the Bahamas and the island nation of Barbados in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, have become the latest countries in the Caribbean to ease their Covid-19 entry restrictions for travelers. The popular destination of the Bahamas – famed for pristine white sand beaches, swimming pigs, and rich history – …

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Several Caribbean Nations Included In Latest U.S. Travel Advisory Updates

The United States Department of State updated several of its informative travel advisories yesterday, providing new updates to popular Caribbean islands such as Jamaica in the process, as well as several other countries around the world. It’s been a busy start to the year, with yesterday’s updates the tenth separate instance of travel advisory updates …

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St. Maarten Eases Entry Requirements and Local Rules, Moves To Endemic Phase

As the country has decided to move into an endemic phase, the Caribbean island of St. Maarten will ease its travel restrictions over the next few weeks. Some of the travel updates will include eliminating testing requirements for fully vaccinated travelers as well as some local restrictions. Entry Requirements For St. Maarten – Information For …

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Jamaica To End Travel Authorization And Quarantine Requirements

As the epidemiological scenario continues to improve and Omicron seems to have been controlled, Jamaica is relaxing some of the restrictions which had been imposed across the island in late 2021 to fight the variant. Besides reducing curfew hours, the country has now scrapped its travel authorization form and seemingly quarantine requirements. In an announcement …

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