Antigua and Barbuda’s new journey guidelines have formally taken impact, so right here’s what vacationers want to know.
As of Oct. 1, all arriving passengers to Antigua and Barbuda will want a unfavourable PCR take a look at taken and obtained inside 4 days of their flight.
Children beneath the age of 5 don’t require a take a look at.
Crucially, all arriving passengers 18 and over should have obtained at the very least one dose of a two-dose World Health Organization-approved vaccine, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine just like the Johnson & Johnson. (Approved vaccines embody AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, amongst others).
Children beneath the age of 18 are exempted from this requirement.
All passengers should moreover fill out a Health Declaration Form which might be distributed on their flight; they’ll even be subjected to screenings and temperature checks upon arrival at VC Bird International Airport.
It’s a part of a rising pattern towards vaccination necessities by Caribbean locations; Turks and Caicos, Anguilla and St Kitts and Nevis all require vaccinations for entry, amongst others.
The transfer comes shortly after Antigua and Barbuda’s greatest lodge firm, Elite Island Resorts, introduced a vaccination requirement for all friends 16 and over.
It’s a part of what has been a mannequin tourism reopening for Antigua and Barbuda, which was among the many first Caribbean locations to reopen again in June 2020.
For extra, go to Antigua and Barbuda Tourism.