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Caribbean: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact on Business Aviation

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Anguilla

October 20, 2020

​​​​​​General Restrictions for US Pax:

General Restrictions for others: 
  • International flights are resuming on November 1, and the borders will be open to foreigners.

    Only highly regulated pre-approved entry is currently permitted.

    Persons wishing to visit Anguilla can register their interest by accessing the website www.beatcovid19.ai Prospective visitors should note that approval to enter Anguilla will be at the discretion of the Chief Medical Officer.

  • Business Travel Allowed: Only highly-regulated pre-approved entry is permitted.
  • COVID-19 Test Required: Yes, less than 5 days old (reduced to 3 days in some cases) . On arrival, testing will be mandatory after 10 days
  • Health /Entry Form Required: Crew and passengers should bring standard health declaration, register at beatcovid19.ai, and proof of insurance.
  • Quarantine Required: Yes, Pax will have to remain in approved villas and will be tested again after 10 days, before being free to move around. A financial contribution will also be required to help the government fund the new procedures, and it’s not cheap. The least you will pay is $1000USD, and it increases with the length of your stay and how many you are travelling with. Until then only citizens, residents and work permit holders are allowed.

Antigua & Barbuda

October 20, 2020

General Restrictions for US Pax:
  • US PAX are allowed for Business, Leisure/Tourism, and Tech Stops
  • Proof of negative COVID-19 test taken within 7 days of arrival
  • Health declaration form required
  • Quarantine is not required
  • Please contact your Universal Team for additional details required for travel.

General Information: International and Regional air traffic have resumed June 1st. Approvals are still needed from the Airport Authority 24 hours prior to the operation. The FBO terminal at this time will not be utilized. All traffic will be operated at the main terminal. The V.C. Bird International airports /TAPA is open for international and regional travel.

  • The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has provided parameters for the establishment of a regional Travel Bubble among the OECS countries of Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Dominica, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Montserrat, Anguilla and British Virgin Islands, together with Barbados. Persons traveling to Antigua and Barbuda from countries within the established Travel Bubble must have resided there for no less than fourteen (14) consecutive days prior to travel. They are required to have a negative COVID 19 RT-PCR test result taken within seven (7) days of their flight. They will undergo mandatory health screening upon arrival but will not be subject to quarantine. All other arriving passengers are subject to quarantine as determined by the Quarantine Authority.​
Implemented Protocols:
  • All arriving passengers are required to provide documented proof of a Negative Test for COVID-19 RT-PCR (real time polymerase chain reaction) taken within seven (7) days of their flight. This includes transiting passengers.
  • All arriving passengers must complete a Health Declaration form and will be subjected to screening and temperature checks by Port Health Authorities, upon arrival in Antigua and Barbuda.
  • All arriving passengers will be monitored for COVID-19 in accordance with guidelines of the Quarantine Authority. Passengers failing test upon arrival will be quarantined.
  • Transiting passengers/Crew members who require an overnight stay will be required to proceed to a hotel or government designated facility to await departure.-Crew quarantine is required only if they have failed temperature checks and other testing currently being done upon arrival.

According to the country tourism authority, there are at least five hotels currently open.


Aruba

October 16, 2020

General Restrictions for US Pax:

General Restrictions – All Nationalities (Information here may still apply to the US)
The current list of restricted countries can be viewed at https://www.aruba.com/us/traveler-health-requirements.
  • Business Travel Allowed:  Yes
  • COVID-19 Test Required:  Yes, 
  • Health /Entry Form Required:  Yes
  • Needed for arrival:
  • All visitors will be required to comply with arrival, screening and health procedures as mandated by the Aruba Airport Authority and the Government of Aruba which include:
  • Complete the ED card online (also for residents) at www.edcardaruba.aw 72 hours before the trip to Aruba
  • Online ED card includes a health questionnaire
  • Certified negative COVID PCR test can be loaded onto the ED card
  • Health insurance is required for all NON residents www.arubavisitorsinsurance.aw
  • Pax must download the health application at www.edcardaruba.aw
  • The health declaration (GenDec) must be presented by Pilot in Command
  • Health exams (for people who have sent the results of their COVID PCR test before traveling to Aruba) consisting of a temperature check and a brief interview
  • COVID 19 PCR test if the above results have not been submitted
  • Quarantine for 24 hours pending test results
  • The crew will only undergo health exams upon arrival

Bahamas

October 20, 2020

General Restrictions for  all passengers including US Pax:

  • Protocols though Oct 31, 2020, Travelers must complete an Electronic Health Visa and receive approval prior to arrival to be granted entry.  Part 91 flights must receive permission to enter the Bahamas. This is done by sending copies of the COVID-19  test  results and Travel Health Visas (please see link under Country Websites) to Bahamas CAA at covid19info@bcaabahamas.com and Covid19intltravel@bahamas.gov.bs  This process may take up to 48 hours. This is NOT a landing permit. Kindly refer to the Ministry of Tourism & Office of the Prime Minister websites below for The Bahamas Covid-19 restrictions, protocols and updates.
  • For questions, contact the Ministry of Tourism COVID-19 travel hotline at +1-242-502-0829, Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 6:00pm EST.
  • Business Travel Allowed:  Yes
  • COVID-19 Test Required:  Yes
    • Valid within 05 days of travel
  • Health /Entry Form Required:  Yes
  • Travel Health Visa
  • Quarantine Required:  Yes,-14 days for all travelers can Vacation in place at resort, yacht or residence or 14 days at government approved facility at traveler’s expense. No exceptions.
  • Arrival Process/Details: Contact tracing Hubbcat App must be installed on smartphones on arrival.

Country website resources:


Barbados

October 20, 2020

​​​​General Restrictions for US Pax:

  • Can US Pax operate: Yes.
  • Types of flights allowed include: Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops.
  • Test or forms required for entry: Proof of a negative COVID test, a copy of the barcode from the completed online pre-arrival health form.
  • Quarantine Details: All persons arriving from the USA will be quarantined for at least 7 days.
  • Exemptions to Quarantine: The Chief Medical Officer would have to give permission.
  • Country website resources:

General Restrictions:

  • Current travel restrictions: http://www.travelform.gov.bb
  • Citizens, Permanent Residents and persons with permanent status who do not present a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test result on arrival or denies testing will be quarantined in a government facility.
  • Business Travel Allowed: Yes, plus repatriation, tech stops, leisure.
  • COVID-19 Test Required: Yes, taken within 72 hours prior to arrival at an accredited or certified facility/Laboratory. Effective 15 Oct 20, a mandatory second test for travelers from High and Medium-Risk countries will now be taken 4-5 days after the first accepted negative test.
  • Health /Entry Form Required: Yes, copy of QR code from completed ED card (health form) online (http://www.travelform.gov.bb).

Belize

October 21, 2020

General restrictions for U.S. pax:

General Restrictions: Confirm only Gold Standard Approved hotel accommodation.

Health /Entry Form Required:

All travelers must complete the Point of entry form PGIA upon arrival.

Persons planning to enter Belize by air must register your intention at

https://prescreentravel.covid19.bz/Home/Landing

Belizean nationals and permanent residents need not register to enter via PGIA but must complete the Belize Travel Health App.

Download and complete the Belize Travel Health App and save the QR code and Trip Number to show Immigrations upon arrival.

If using Android phone, obtain Belize Travel Health App at https://belizetourismboard.org/news-and-gallery/belize-covid-19-update/  or  if using iOS find this App in the App Store.

COVID-19 Test Required:  Yes, a negative PCR COVID-19 test dated within 72 hours of travel. Travelers may be randomly selected for a second test upon arrival.

Quarantine Required:  Effective 19 Oct 20, no quarantine will be required with negative PCR COVID-19 test.

Health Screenings:  Yes


Bermuda

October 19, 2020

​General Restrictions for all pax including US passengers:

  • Business Travel Allowed:  Yes
  • COVID-19 Test Required:  Travelers arriving without proof of having tested negative will be tested upon arrival, ordered into quarantine, and retested 72 hours later. ALL travelers are tested on arrival into the island  and then retested on days 4, 8 and 14 after arrival. Children ages 10 to 17 can opt for a saliva test.  Children 9 and under are exempt from ALL testing.
  • Health /Entry Form Required:  Health Form, Locator Form required by all crew and passengers.  These forms are available at the Government Website: https://www.gov.bm/coronavirus-travellers.  These health forms should be sent to althomas@gov.bm; ado@skyport.bm and fbo@cedaraviation.com.
  • Quarantine Required:  Not required with negative test
  • Arrival Process/Details:   FBO Process:
    Upon arrival, the plane will be met by staff from the Ministry of Health.  They will give brief comments about the need to wear masks when entering the FBO.  All immigration documents and passports will also be collected.  The documentation will be taken inside for processing.  Once complete, the passengers will be invited to disembark in groups of 2.  Once inside they will undergo brief health screenings by the Health Nurses, including brief questions and temperature check. They will thereafter clear customs and allowed to leave the facility.
    Passengers that enter will need to return a negative test result for COVID-19 prior to travelling.
  • Needed for arrival:  Health Insurance
  • PPE Requirements:  Expect to wear facemasks in and around the airport.
  • Country website resources:

Bonaire

October 22, 2020

General restrictions for U.S. passengers:

  • Can US Pax operate: Yes after Oct 26 with restrictions
  • Types of flights allowed include: Tech Stops, Humanitarian, Ferry
  • Test or  forms required for entry: Proof of a Negative COVID test results plus Health form are required for entry.
  • Quarantine Details: up to 14 days required.
  • Quarantine Exemptions: none
  • Country website resources:

General restrictions:

On October 26th, Bonaire will move into phase 3. As per Bonaire’s Lt Governor Edison Rijna https://www.infobonaire.com/bonaire-begins-a-staged-re-opening/ 

  • Travelers from Curacao can travel to Bonaire by plane or by boat.
  • Forms Required:
  • A negative PCR test no later than 72 hours before the flight.
  • A health statement from the Public Health Department of Bonaire. www.publichealth@bonairegov.com
  • Upon arrival you must be able to show the form (printed or digital copy on your phone) to a Public Health employee.
  • Passengers from Bonaire can travel to Curacao. When returning to Bonaire, they must take the PCR test in Curacao no later than 72 hours before their flight. When they return to Bonaire, they will not have to quarantine.
  • Passengers from Sine Eustatius and Saba traveling to our island do not need to take a PCR test. Sind Eustatius and Saba together with Bonaire create a so-called bubble.
  • Passengers from Aruba, Sint Maarten, Canada and the United states can come to Bonaire via Curacao
  • Forms Required:
  • A negative PCR test no later than 72 hours before the flight.
  • A health statement from the Public Health Department of Bonaire. www.publichealth@bonairegov.com
  • Upon arrival you must be able to show the form (printed or digital copy on your phone) to a Public Health employee.
  • The flight ban for direct flights from the United States will be extended by two weeks.

British Virgin Islands

October 20, 2020

General Restrictions for US passengers:

General Restrictions:

  • TUPJ T.B. Lettsome International will reopen December 1, 2020 for International visitors. More information coming soon.
  • ​​Nonresident foreign nationals are still banned for leisure travel.

Cayman Islands

October 20, 2020

​​General Restrictions for all nationalities:

  • All persons wishing to enter the Cayman Islands will be required to apply to TravelTime for pre-approval to travel to the Cayman Islands from this TravelTime form.
  • When applying for pre-travel approval, travelers must:
    • Either request to participate in the Quarantine at Residence Programme and wear a geo-fencing monitoring device, OR agree to isolate on arrival in a government center for a minimum of 16 days. The preferred option must be declared as part of the application through TravelTime.
  • Non-resident travelers must provide proof of health insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage.
  • All passengers must present their travel authorization certificate issued by TravelTime along with any other standard documents required for travel at flight check-in
  • Persons who do not participate in the Quarantine at Residence Programme will be required to isolate in a government facility for a minimum period of 16 days, comprising of 14 days quarantine with a PCR test on day 15. A negative test result is required to leave the facility.
  • Two hotels are being used for the purpose of isolating for people who have returned from abroad. These are operating as isolation facilities rather than hotels.
  • Caymanians and permanent residents do not pay for isolation at these two hotels.
  • Work permit holders are required to pay for isolation. Two paid facilities are currently available: Palm Heights (starting at CI$5,250) and the Ritz-Carlton (starting at CI$9,000). These are operated on a first-come, first-served basis, depending on availability. Other facilities may become available over the coming weeks.

Country website resources:


Cuba

October 17, 2020

General restrictions for U.S. pax:

  • US Pax are allowed under certain conditions – Arrival possible at airports Cayo Largo Del Sur (MUCL), Santa Clara (MUSC) and Jardines Del Rey (MUCC) which will restart international tourism operations in the hotels of the north and southern Cuba Cays, for which the interested operator should send their requests to the IACC
  • Allowed flights are for Leisure / Tourism flights and Tech Stops only
  • Proof of a negative  PCR COVID test done within 72 hours before departure (just for passengers)
  • Health form is required
  • Quarantine is not required for foreign nationals, just for Cuban citizens and residents

​​​​General Restrictions: Aircraft operations only in the interest of medical collaboration, humanitarian aid and cargo transfer are allowed. The ban on other international flights to/from Cuba has been extended through 01-August. As of July 1, tourists will be able to travel to Cayo Coco, Cayo Cruz, Cayo Guillermo, Cayo Santa Maria, and Cayo Largo del Sur. Only charter flights are permitted, and all passengers will be subject to enhanced health screenings and mandatory testing. Transient aircraft with ground times of under 3 hours only. Crews exceeding 3 hours may be subject to quarantine measures in response to COVID-19.


Curacao

October 18, 2020

​​General Restrictions for US Pax:

General restrictions: Officials in Curacao will further ease the entry requirements and quarantine protocols for international travelers from 19 Oct 20. Travelers from several countries and territories in the Caribbean and Europe, as well as the US states of Florida, New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, and Canada, French Guiana, Guyana, Uruguay, China, Hong Kong, India, New Zealand, Taiwan, and Morocco, are permitted to enter Curacao without quarantine.


Dominica

October 17, 2020

General Restrictions for US passengers:
  • U S passengers are allowed entry to Dominica.
  • Types of flights allowed include Tech Stops, Humanitarian, Ferry
  • Proof of a Negative COVID test results (taken within 24-72 hrs) plus Health Form are required for entry.
  • Quarantine is required only if arrival Covid-19 Rapid Test is positive.
  • No exemption to Quarantine is available.
  • Country website resources:

General Restrictions for others: Arriving travelers must obtain a negative COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test result recorded within 24-72 hours of arriving in Dominica. Additionally, travelers must complete an online health questionnaire by Dominican authorities 24-hours before entering the island. Upon arrival, travelers will undergo health checks, including COVID-19 Rapid Test. If the results are negative, the traveler may move freely within the island. Should a test result come back positive, the traveler will need to self-quarantine for 14-days in a government facility or certified hotel.

The passenger must have a negative PCR result 24-72 hours before travel for five (5) years old and above​. The passenger must have an approved notice from the online questionnaire (http://domcovid19.dominica.gov.dm/). If the passenger does not have the two mandatory requests they should not be allowed to travel, except a waiver is authorized by the Minister of National Security.

14-Day mandatory quarantine measures are in effect at a government facility or hotel.


Dominican Republic

October 17, 2020

General Restrictions for US passengers: 
  • Can US Pax operate: yes
  • Types of flights allowed include: Business, Leisure, Tourism, Tech Stops, Humanitarian, Ferry
  • Test or forms required for entry: Health Form, Negative COVID 19 test
  • Quarantine Details: not required
  • Quarantine Exemptions: n/a
  • Country website resources:

General Restrictions: PCR COVID-19 test is NOT required.  Passengers will be selected randomly for rapid COVID-19 test at the airport. Persons who show symptoms on arrival will be tested. Persons testing positive will be required to enter quarantine.  No quarantine is required.  They will still have a number of measures in place (health check upon arrival) to help stop the spread of COVID-19.  Passports for US citizens with 6 month validity are still required for entry.


Grenada

October 20, 2020

General Restrictions for US passengers:

General Restrictions: Apply to Chief Medical Officer and Foreign Affairs for special permission cmo@health.gov.gd.  Approval for any aircraft MUST be requested from Health, Civil and Airport Authorities before any aircraft can fly into Grenada​.

  • Citizens from USA and Brazil prohibited.
  • Business Travel Allowed:
  • COVID-19 Test Required: Yes, within 7 days of travel
  • Health /Entry Form Required: Yes, plus Locator Form.  All passengers must complete a health declaration online and register for a contract tracing app found at https://covid19.gov.gd/   Submit an application to the Chief Medical Officer (cmo@health.gov.gd) for permission.
  • Quarantine Required: Yes, required for length of stay or up to 14 days.

Guadeloupe

October 20, 2020

General Restrictions for US Pax:

General Restrictions – All Nationalities: ALL flights coming from a foreign country must be approved by a government official (EMMANUEL.SADOUX@GUADELOUPE.PREF.GOUV.FR)

  • COVID-19 Test Required:​​ Yes, a negative result for COVID-19 test less than 72 hours old
  • Health /Entry Form Required: Yes, a Passenger Locator Form is required
  • Quarantine Required: Yes, strict 14-day quarantine is required unless Pax connecting to another flight the same day.
  • Countries allowed / allowed with exceptions / not allowed: Pax from Schengen area are allowed. Effective at least until 02 Nov 20 air travel to and from Martinique and Saint Martin is banned, except for compelling health, family, or professional reasons. There is no ban on travel to and from Metropolitan France or Saint Barthelemy, as well as for travelers from French Guiana. However, travel from Guadeloupe to French Guiana is prohibited, except for health, family, or professional reasons. All passengers allowed to enter Guadeloupe must present proof of having tested negative for COVID-19 using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test taken no more than three days prior to arrival.​

Haiti

October 17, 2020

​General Restrictions for US Pax:
  • US Pax can operate into Haiti.
  • Types of flights allowed include Business, Tourism, and Tech Stops.
  • Proof of a Negative COVID Test is required for entry.
  • Quarantine is required for length of stay up to 14 days.
  • No exemptions to Quarantine are available.

General restrictions: Authorities reopened the country’s borders and allowed the resumption of commercial passenger flights at airports in Port-au-Prince and Cap Haitien June 30. ​  Flight options are likely to remain limited and passengers will be subject to advanced health screenings. More information for GA to follow.

Passenger Restrictions: Pax from the United States are allowed. All Passenger flights are restricted with approval from the Foreign Affairs office and the Prime Minister to operate particular flights. A 14-day quarantine at a government mandated facility or hotel is required. A 0001-0400 curfew is in effect until further notice.​


Jamaica

October 17, 2020

General Restrictions – All Nationalities:

  • Business Travel Allowed: Short-stay business travelers are required to remain at their intended address, whether a hotel or private home, and allowed to leave only to conduct their business meeting(s). Business travelers will be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival, and must self-quarantine for 14 days, or until a negative test result is confirmed, if the stay is shorter than 14 days.
  • COVID-19 Test Required: Yes, taken within 10 days of travel.  An additional test will be taken in Jamaica and everyone must quarantine for 14 days, or length of stay (whichever is shorter).
  • Health /Entry Forms: Form 1A is to be submitted along with landing request.
  • Quarantine Details: 14 days quarantine. Persons who are required to quarantine shall be monitored by an electronic device.​

Martinique

October 17, 2020

General Restrictions for US Pax:
  • U.S. Passengers are allowed under certain conditions.
  • Business, Leisure/Tourism and Tech Stops are possible for US Passengers.
  • Proof of a Negative COVID-19 test done 72 hours before departure (max) for presentation on arrival.
  • No Quarantine is required with negative COVID Test. If no test then a mandatory 14 day  quarantine is required.
  • Country website resources:

General restrictions for all others: As of June 26th, the airport is scheduled to open 7 days a week, making landing authorizations easier to get and possible during the weekends.

Martinique closes its borders to Foreign Nationals who lack a Residence Permit in of the Schengen Member and Associated States, EU, or UK, unless they are arriving on a flight from those areas. U.S. and Canadian flights not allowed, nor from other Caribbean locations except TFFR. Only flights from Europe are allowed and French Caribbean. Passengers must have a negative COVID 19 test to board, and will have to respect 7 days quarantine at home. If they have no test they will have 14 days quarantine. Travel between Guadeloupe, Saint Martin, and Martinique is only permitted for travelers having urgent personal, family, or professional reasons, or a health emergency.​

Effective until at least 02 Nov 20 air and maritime travel from Guadeloupe, Saint Martin, and Saint Barthelemy is banned, except for compelling health, family, or professional reasons. Those allowed to travel must present proof of the purpose of their trip, as well as a declaration stating they do not have COVID-19 symptoms and that they have not been in contact with someone with COVID-19 in the previous 14 days. Travelers from Metropolitan France are allowed to enter Martinique, as long as they provide a negative COVID-19 test taken within the 72 hours prior to the trip.​


Puerto Rico

October 17, 2020

General Restrictions: Flights from China, Iran,  and European Schengen Areas (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City), United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland) Republic of Ireland and Brazil are not currently allowed.-Per CBP.

Passenger Restrictions: All passengers will be required to complete a Travel Declaration Form which will be digitally filled out and submitted at www.travelsafe.pr.gov or www.viajaseguro.pr.gov.

All passengers should bring negative COVID-19 test result.  National Guard will review each Travel Safe Form and interview each passenger and they will decide regarding 14 day curfew, which might be not likely.  U S Customs have approved ferry flight coming directly from Brazil but must check with U S Customs on each flight as they will decide.


St. Barts

October 9, 2020

General Restrictions for US passengers: 
  • U S passengers may enter St. Bart
  • Types of flights allowed include Tech Stops, Humanitarian, Ferry, Leisure, Tourism
  • Proof of a Negative COVID test results are required for entry.
  • Quarantine is not required.
  • www.biopoleantilles.fr 

General Restrictions: All Nationalities (Information here may still apply to the US).

All arriving passengers will be subject to temperature screening on arrival.

If passengers are staying more than 7 days they must go to the following link and complete the schedule for their COVID Test while in Saint Barthelemy.

lf it is impossible for you to get tested prior to your departure and provide such documentation, you will be required to be tested for COVID 19 within 24 hours of your arrival. Until your test results are known you will be required to observe strict quarantine in your villa or hotel room during which time interaction is limited to only those traveling in your party. Test results will take less than 24 hours to be released.

Children below age 10 are not subjected to testing.
  • COVID-19 Test Required: PCR COVID-19 test result must be presented prior to boarding
  • Health /Entry Form Required:  All arriving passengers to Saint Barthelemy must complete an arrival registration form.  All details must be completed, including proof of negative PCR test, and indicate the place of residence they will be accommodated and the duration of stay.
  • Quarantine Required: not required
  • PPE Requirements:  wear masks while deplaning
  • Countries allowed / allowed with exceptions / not allowed:  1) Except residents of Saint-Barthelemy, Saint-Martin, Sint-Marteen, Guadeloupe, Martinique who have stayed more than 14 days in the green zone of the Antilles, all arriving passengers are required to provide documented proof of a negative PCR test result for covid-19 obtained within 3 days/72hours prior to date of planned arrival in Saint Barthelemy.

St. Kitts

October 21, 2020

General Restrictions for US Pax:

  •  Can U.S. Passengers operate –  No
  • Only Air Ambulance and Tech stop flights allowed with U.S. passengers.​
  • Proof of a Negative COVID-19 test and a Health Form.​
  • Country website resources:

General Restrictions: All airports are closed. Authorities have extended the nation’s existing statutory orders through at least 31 Oct 20. The new regulations mandate that all airports and sea ports must remain closed except for cargo shipments, emergency medical flights, and the departure of aircraft and vessels from the country. Authorities in St. Kitts and Nevis have canceled the nightly curfew.​


Saint Lucia

October 17, 2020

General Restrictions for US Pax:
  • U.S. Passengers are allowed under certain conditions.
  • Business, Leisure/Tourism and Tech Stops are possible for U.S. Passengers.
  • Proof of a Negative COVID-19 test, Health Form, Proof of reservation at approved hotel.​
  • Quarantine is not required with a copy of a negative PCR test and approved hotel for duration of visit.
  • Country website resources:
General Restrictions – All Nationalities:
COVID 19 Test Required: Yes
  • All arriving passengers must provide proof  of a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for COVID-
  • COVID 19 obtained within 7 days/168 hours prior to arrival.
  • A determination can be made upon arrival and based on assessment by the relevant health authorities that another PCR test of the passenger is required.
  • The arriving passenger will be so tested and will be required to pay for the PCR test in the amount of 270.00 XCD in accordance with the provision of statutory instrument number 118 of 2020.

St. Maarten

October 22, 2020

General Restrictions for all pax, including, U.S.:

  • Business Travel Allowed: Yes, plus tourism with government approval
  • COVID-19 Test Required: Yes, no older than 120 hours
  • Health /Entry Form Required: Crew and passengers online form at stmaartenentry.com
  • Quarantine Required: With negative COVID-19 test result not required
  • Arrival Process/Details:
    • Needed for arrival: PCR test completed no more than 120 hours prior to arrival. Completed questionnaire and health declaration must be provided to the handler in advance.
Countries allowed / allowed with exceptions / not allowed:

Flight operations have resumed between Sint Maarten and several regional island nations and territories, including Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, British Virgin Islands Caribbean French Overseas Territories, Caribbean Netherlands, Curacao, Dominica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Saint Lucia.  Nationals and visitors from Saba, Sint Eustatius, Bonaire, Anguilla, St Barthelemy, Martinique and Guadeloupe who did not travel 21 days prior to the date of departure will be accepted.  Passengers from Europe, USA and Canada will be allowed entry.  Travelers from Latin America are prohibited. Travel between Guadeloupe, Saint Martin, and Martinique is only permitted for travelers having urgent personal, family, or professional reasons, or a health emergency.​

Country website resources:


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

October 17, 2020

General restrictions for U.S. passengers:

  •  Can US Pax operate: Yes – only under certain conditions
  • Types of flights allowed include: Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops
  • Test or forms required for entry: Proof of a negative COVID test, retest on arrival.
  • Quarantine Details: Quarantine 24 hours on arrival while awaiting test results
  • Exemptions to Quarantine: 21 day travel history, Negative pcr retest upon arrival

General restrictions for all others:

As of Oct 12, the following measures are in effect: ​
  • Arriving passengers from high-risk countries, including the US, the UK, and Germany, must present a negative COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test taken in the last five days and test negative again on arrival. Travelers must also self-quarantine in a government-approved facility for at least five days. After the five days, travelers will then be tested for COVID-19 again, and must continue to quarantine for 9-16 days. ​
  • Proof of the pre-paid hotel reservation must be provided upon arrival.
  • Travelers from medium-risk countries, including Canada, Cuba and Iceland must provide negative results from a PCR test done in the last five days prior to arrival, and test negative again in an additional test taken upon arrival. In addition, travelers are required to quarantine in a government-approved facility for at least 2-3 days.
  • Passengers that are required to quarantine, must travel from the airport to their accommodations in a government approved taxi or vessel.
  • Persons transiting through another country, including the US, must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken in the last seven days and test negative again on arrival.

Trinidad and Tobago

October 20, 2020

General Restrictions for US Pax:

  • Can US Pax operate: No
  • Types of flights allowed include: Tech Stops (with permission), Humanitarian,
  • Test or forms required for entry
  • Quarantine Details: Quarantine is required for length of stay up to 14 days.
  • Quarantine exemptions: none
  • Country website resources:

General Restrictions: ​As decreed by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago, airports will remain closed to the arrival or departure of aircraft until 25 Oct 20. All air and sea ports or any place where an aircraft or ship or vessel can land shall, except in relation to air and sea cargo, remain closed to the arrival or departure of aircraft or ships or other vessels carrying passengers unless permitted by the Minister with responsibility for national security. These regulations shall have effect from  12th October, 2020 to 25th October, 2020.​ The only exception is for cargo flights. No carrying of passengers for arrival or departure unless permitted by the Minister with responsibility for national security. A person who contravenes to this regulation commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine of Fifty thousand Dollars and imprisonment for a term of six months. Handling Request is required and to meet the Minister of National Security’s approval. As our health authorities monitor the pandemic in the Americas and beyond, the Prime Minister will update the citizens and the diaspora regarding any decision on the reopening of our borders at a date to be determined.


Turks and Caicos Islands

October 17, 2020

General restrictions for U.S. passengers:

  • US Pax status of entry: Yes, the US may enter the country.
  • Types of Flights allowed: Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops, Cargo and MEDEVAC Flights
  • Test or forms required: Negative PCR COVIS test, proof of COVID MEDEVAC Insurance, and a travel authorization printed and presented to the Ministry of Health Representative upon arrival.
  • Business Travel Allowed: (Y/N) – If so, what restrictions
  • COVID-19 Test : (Y/N) – YES
  • Quarantine Details: No, quarantine is not required
  • Country website resources:

General Restrictions – All Nationalities

Border is open.

Once the TCI Assured portal is available, visitors will be able to upload documents within 5 days in advance of their arrival to Turks and Caicos to ensure a sticker can be issued.

Once uploaded, the documents will be verified and a TCI Assured sticker will be issued to the traveler usually within 30mins. Upon arrival at the airport, visitors can expect to present their valid passport and TCI Assured stickers to local authorities.

THIS MUST be done in advance of flight.  A copy of the authorization should also be brought on board the aircraft. Operator must ensure that no traveler (or crew member who will be staying in the TCI longer than 24 hours) is boarded without their TCI Assure Travel Authorization in hand.

Please also make sure that the local handler receives copies of these authorizations before arrival.

Additionally, the handler’s new reduced-contact protocol will allow guests to move directly from their plane to their ground transport without needing to come into the FBO.  Guests will be picked up planeside, so we kindly request that you obtain and send us two critical pieces of information:

a) Name of hotel, villa or yacht where the guests will stay


U.S. Virgin Islands

October 17, 2020

​General Restrictions for US Pax:

  • Can US Pax operate: Yes restricted
  • Types of flights allowed include: Business, Tourism Tech Stops
  • Test or forms required for entry: COVID-19 Health form
  • Quarantine Details: length of stay or up to 14 days
  • Quarantine Exemptions: Yes with a negative COVID-19 test
  • Country website resources:

Passenger Restrictions: Every traveler aged five and over entering the USVI is required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken up to five days prior to arrival or be subject to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine. All travelers will be subject to mandatory temperature testing upon arrival. In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has ordered the Territory to return to “Safer at Home” status, or the yellow level, which means the re-opening of non-essential businesses. Starting on Saturday, September 12th, hotels and accommodation providers, including charter vessels, may begin accepting new leisure travel reservations. As of Saturday, September 19th, hotels and accommodation providers, including charter vessels, may accept new guests. The new restriction does not apply to business travelers, emergency personnel, flight crews or government guests with written authorization from the government agency they are visiting. National Guard will review Passenger Locator Form on arrival.


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