Cruise Line and Port Updates

Updates on Sailings and Ports

Get the latest information on sailings resuming and ports reopening

With things ramping back up on the high seas, there’s a lot of new information to navigate — and we’re here to help. Below, you can find the latest information on when sailings will be resuming, along with which ports are opening, so you can plan your cruise now and travel in the future.

Plus, if you’re a Future Cruise Credit (FCC) holder, you can find deadlines for redeeming your credit below. For more information on FCCs, explore our Future Cruise Credit FAQ.

If you’re looking for additional information on what’s changed at sea, please visit our Book and Cruise with Confidence page, where you can learn about updated cancellation policies, as well as the latest health and safety guidelines.

Page last updated: April 12, 2021
Sailings Resuming Guide
Cruise Line Current Resume Date Exceptions Deadline to Use Future Cruise Credit (FCC)
Carnival Cruise Line July 2021
  • Carnival Spirit sailings will resume on or after September 12, 2021
  • Carnival Paradise, Carnival Valor, and Carnival Magic sailings will resume on or after October 30, 2021
  • Carnival Legend sailings will resume on or after October 31, 2021
  • Carnival Radiance sailings will resume on or after November 5, 2021
  • Carnival Fantasy, Carnival Fascination, Carnival Imagination, and Carnival Inspiration have been removed from service, as these ships are no longer part of the fleet
If Carnival cancelled: Book by September 30, 2021 Sail by April 30, 2023 ,

If you cancelled: 1 year of original sail date
Celebrity Cruises July 2021
  • Celebrity Millennium sailings resume on June 5, 2021 from St. Maarten (vaccine required for 18+)
  • Celebrity Apex sailings resume on June 19, 2021 from Athens, Greece (vaccine required for 18+)
  • Celebrity Silhouette sailings resume on July 3, 2021 for UK residents only
  • Europe and Transatlantic sailings on Celebrity Edge and Celebrity Constellation will resume in November 2021
Book by April 30, 2022
Sail by September 30, 2022
Disney Cruise Line July 2021
  • Disney Magic sailings will resume on or after September 18, 2021
Sail by May 31, 2022
Holland America Line June 2021
  • Alaska, Canada/New England, and Land + Sea Journeys will resume in 2022
  • Alaska sailings out of Seattle resume on or after July 1, 2021
  • Europe sailings will resume on or after July 1, 2021
Book by December 31, 2021
Sail by December 31, 2022
MSC Cruises June 2021 (U.S.)   Book by December 31, 2021
Norwegian Cruise Line
(vaccine required through October 31, 2021)
July 2021
  • Temporarily halting the acceptance of bookings for the 2021 Alaska season
  • Norwegian Jade sailings resume on July 25, 2021 from Athens, Greece
  • Norwegian Joy sailings resume on August 7, 2021 from Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Norwegian Gem sailings resume on August 15, 2021 from Punta Cana (La Romana), Dominican Republic
  • Norwegian Epic sailings resume on or after September 1, 2021
  • Norwegian Pearl sailings resume on or after November 7, 2021
Book by December 31, 2021
Sail by December 31, 2022
Princess Cruises July 2021
  • All cruises sailing in and out of Australia will resume on or after May 31, 2021
  • All cruises longer than seven days sailing in and out of U.S. ports will resume after November 1, 2021
  • Alaska, Canada/New England, and Land + Sea Journeys will resume in 2022
  • Alaska sailings out of Seattle resume on or after June 28, 2021
  • Cruises out of Southampton for U.S. passengers will resume in September 2021
  • Cruises departing in and out of Japan will resume on or after November 8, 2021
Sail by May 1, 2022
Royal Caribbean International July 2021
  • Transatlantic sailings on Freedom of the Seas will resume on or after May 2, 2021
  • Transatlantic sailings on Ovation of the Seas will resume on or after May 7, 2021
  • Quantum of the Seas will remain in the South Pacific — its 2021 Alaska and Transpacific sailings are cancelled
  • Adventure of the Seas sailings resume on June 12, 2021 from Nassau, Bahamas (vaccine required for 18+)
  • Vision of the Seas sailings resume on June 26, 2021 from Bermuda (vaccine required for 18+)
  • Jewel of the Seas sailings resume on July 10, 2021 from Cyprus (vaccine required for 18+)
  • Anthem of the Seas sailings will resume on July 7, 2021 from Southampton for UK residents only
Book by April 30, 2022
Sail by September 30, 2022
Oceania Cruises
(vaccine required through October 31, 2021)
August 2021   Sail by December 31, 2022
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
(vaccine required through October 31, 2021)
August 2021   Sail by December 31, 2022
Port Reopening Guide*
Port Update
Anguilla
  • Border Status: Government accepting visitor entry applications.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Required within three to five days of arrival.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: All visitors; second test administered on day 14 of visit.
  • Entry Procedure: All travelers must apply for an "Application for Entry" and receive approval before departure to Anguilla. Visitors must pre-register online at Anguilla Tourist Board website and submit negative PCR test and proof of health/travel insurance policy. Electronic certificate authorizing travel will be issued once application is approved. Guests are restricted to accommodations until negative second test result is achieved. For visitors staying at a pre-approved property for five days or less, the fee is $300 per individual traveler and $500 for a couple. Families pay $300 for the main applicant and $250 per additional family member. Stays of six days to 90 days are priced at $400 per individual, $600 per couple and, for families, $400 for the main applicant and $250 per additional family member. For stays of three months to 12 months, the fees are $2,000 for individuals and from $3,000 for a family of four. The fee covers two tests per person, surveillance and costs for the additional public health presence, cost of extended immigration time/entry and a digital work permit. Temperature screening on arrival.
  • Travel Insurance: Required
  • Quarantine: Travelers are required to quarantine for 14 days on arrival in either a government-designated quarantine facility or approved location at their own cost. Travelers are required to undergo testing on day 14 and obtain a negative COVID-19 PCR test to be released from quarantine.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory at ports of entry.
  • Departure Testing: Contact the Ministry of Health for updates regarding testing locations. Travelers are required to complete a travel attestation form before departing to the USA. This form will be provided by your airline at check-in.
    • Telephone: 264 497 2547
  • Resources:
    • Click here for the mandatory online approval form
Antigua and Barbuda
  • Border Status: Open to international visitors.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Required within seven days of arrival.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Not required
  • Entry Procedure: Travelers subject to assessment for symptoms through temperature checks and completion of health declaration form. Arriving passengers will be monitored for COVID-19 for up to 14 days.
  • Travel Insurance: Not required
  • Quarantine: Possible. After screening and testing procedures, travelers may be required to enter government-provided quarantine at the travelers' expense. All arriving passengers will be monitored for COVID-19 for periods of up to 14 days. Travelers arriving by sea (private yachts or ferry services) are subject to quarantine according to guidelines issued by Port Health.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public.
  • Departure Testing: Click here for testing information.
  • Resources:
Aruba
  • Border Status: Open to international visitors.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Travelers aged 15 years and older are required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 molecular test (nasal swab) taken within 72 hours prior to departure to Aruba (the last leg of the trip). The test can be in English, Dutch or Spanish. Travelers will be required to upload their test in their travel qualification form.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Required for travelers who arrive without proof of negative test.
  • Entry Procedure: Travelers required to fill out Embarkation/ Disembarkation card 72 to four hours prior to travel. Travelers from some states must take PCR test 72 hours before departure and upload result at least 12 hours prior flight departure
    • Visitors 15 and older, who have tested positive using a molecular COVID-19 test by nasopharyngeal swab between 2 weeks and 12 weeks prior to their travel date to Aruba, and do not show any symptoms, will be exempt from the requirement of providing a negative COVID-19 test result for entry to Aruba.
  • Travel Insurance: All travelers are required to purchase the Aruba Visitors Insurance. This purchase must be completed within 72 hours prior to travel to Aruba. Visitors can buy or use their own travel or health insurance to supplement the Aruba Visitors Insurance, but not to replace it. The policy cost varies depending on length of stay and the traveler's age. Insurance premiums are a flat rate of $30 per person for persons aged 15 years and older, and $10 for those aged 0-14.
  • Quarantine: All travelers aged 15 years and older not showing documentation indicating a negative Molecular COVID-19 test result prior to travel to Aruba as a part of the ED card process will receive a molecular PCR COVID-19 test at the Airport when arriving in Aruba. The Molecular PCR COVID-19 testing will be followed by a mandatory quarantine at the traveler’s booked accommodations while test results are assessed. The mandatory quarantine, while test results are assessed, will be up to 24 hours.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public.
  • Departure Testing: All necessary facilities and procedures are in place for any visitor needing to take a Covid-19 test while in Aruba as a requirement for re-entry to their country/state/city of origin. Click here for testing locations.
  • Resources:
Bahamas (Nassau)
  • Border Status: Open to international visitors.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: All international travelers aged 11 years and older including returning citizens and residents are required to obtain a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result taken no more than 5 days prior to their arrival in The Bahamas. The name and address of the lab where the test was performed must be clearly displayed on the test result.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Free at airport or $150 including day pass at approved hotel during waiting period.
  • Entry Procedure: Travelers must complete an online ED card prior to arrival and receive a barcode which must be presented at entry. Temperature screening is required for all passengers.
  • Travel Insurance: Required; All travelers are required to opt-in to mandatory COVID-19 health insurance when applying for their Travel Health Visa. The insurance covers travelers for the duration of their stay in The Bahamas. Must purchase locally, $15 per day.
  • Quarantine: Travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in the Bahamas.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public. Travelers aged 11 years and older who are staying in the Bahamas for more than 4 nights and 5 days will be required to take a rapid COVID-19 antigen test on day 5. The results must be submitted to the Ministry of Health online via the health travel website.
  • Departure Testing: Click here for “Day-Five Covid-19 Testing Sites” information.
  • Resources:
Barbados (Bridgetown)
  • Border Status: Open to international visitors.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Have proof of a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 3 days prior to arrival in Barbados. Travelers under 5 years of age will not be required to have a COVID-19 PCR test unless they are symptomatic, or any member of the travel party has a positive test result.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Required for travelers without proof of negative COVID-19 PCR test.
  • Entry Procedure: Travelers required to complete online immigration/customs form and submit 24 hours prior to travel. High-risk visitors required to take COVID-19 PCR test 72 hours prior to arrival to be considered for fast-track processing. Traveler’s risk category determined by risk associated with any country he/she has traveled to or through within 21 days of arrival at Barbados. U.S. travelers deemed “high risk;” Canadian travelers “medium risk.” Travelers can download the BIM safe app to complete their immigration form, upload their negative COVID-19 test results and monitor their health for 7 days on arrival. Temperature screening on arrival.
  • Travel Insurance: Not required
  • Quarantine: Mandatory 5-day quarantine. Travelers will be required to take a COVID-19 PCR test 5 days after their arrival in the country. If the result of that test is negative, that traveler can now enjoy unrestricted movement. Travelers who refuse to have a second test may be denied entry or quarantined for 14 days.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public.
  • Departure Testing: Click here to find out information about testing.
  • Resources:
Belize (Belize City)
  • Border Status: Opens to international travelers October 1.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Travelers should bring an Official Vaccine Card reflecting the receipt of the dual or single dose vaccine at least two weeks prior to arrival. Or, if you cannot provide proof of immunization bring along a negative Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) Covid-19 test taken within 96 hours of travel, OR Rapid Antigen, Sofia, SD Biosensor, ABBOTT (Panbio) test taken no more than 48 hours prior to travel. Children under the age of 5 are not required to present a negative COVID test; Children 5 years and older must present a negative COVID test.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: For those travelers unable to bring a COVID test or proof of vaccination. The cost is US$50. Only cash is accepted at this time; credit card machines and ATMs are not available in the Health Testing Unit.
  • Entry Procedure: Travelers will be required to download a Belize Health App and complete the required information. Visitors must also submit proof of a negative PCR test within 96 hours of their flight; negative results will provide travelers with a “fast track” arrivals process. Travelers will be screened on arrival and may be randomly selected for secondary screening. Visitors will also be subject to a “double rapid test” if necessary, at the traveler’s expense. Cleared visitors will proceed to their hotels via approved transportation and will be allowed to participate in approved tour activities.
  • Travel Insurance: Recommended.
  • Quarantine: Travelers who test positive for COVID-19 will be required to quarantine for at least 14 days at the traveler’s expense.
  • Local Guidelines: A series of new enhanced health and safety protocols have been put in place to protect visitors, Belizeans, and our communities.
    These include:
    • Mandatory use of face masks in public spaces
    • Enforcement of physical distancing measures in public spaces and capacity restrictions at restaurants (currently 50%), grocery stores, retail stores, etc.
    • A curfew is currently in effect from 10 pm to 4:59 am daily. Persons are not permitted to be in any public space during this time and risk a fine if found in contravention of the regulation.
    • Introduction of the “Tourism Gold Standard Program” which seeks to enhance the tourism industry’s health and safety standards by adapting new behaviors and procedures to ensure both employees and travelers are confident in the cleanliness and safety of Belize’s tourism product. Some of these new measures include:
      • Online check-in/out, contactless payment systems, and automated ordering/booking systems
      • Hand sanitizing stations
      • Enhanced cleaning and sanitization of public spaces and high touch surfaces
      • Capacity restrictions for all tourism sites to ensure physical distancing can be maintained
      • Smaller tour groups to provide a more intimate tour experience
  • Departure Testing: The Ministry of Health and Wellness is now offering COVID testing for passengers travelling to the US, Canada, and other destinations that require proof of a negative COVID test for entry. For information on testing sites and cost, please contact dhsoffice@health.gov.bz.
  • Resources:
Bermuda (Hamilton, King’s Wharf, St. George)
  • Border Status: Open to international travelers.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Must take a PCR COVID-19 test and obtain a negative result no more than five days before departure. Visitors without a pre-departure test will not be able to obtain Travel Authorization and enter Bermuda.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Travelers aged 10 years and older are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Bermuda and will also be required to take a test on day 4, day 8, and day 14 of their trip. The cost of the tests is included in the fee for the Bermuda Travel Authorization.
  • Entry Procedure: Within 1 to 3 days of departure, complete the Bermuda travel authorization process online which gathers important information for the island’s health and immigration officials; a $75 fee per traveler is required, which includes the cost of all COVID-19 testing in Bermuda. Each passenger must have a form completed regardless of age.
  • Travel Insurance: Recommended. If this is not obtained, a visitor will be responsible for all health and accommodation costs should they require treatment and/or quarantine.
  • Quarantine: Tourists are required to quarantine until their test results are ready from their COVID-19 PCR test on arrival. This usually takes 24 hours. If a traveler tests positive at any point during their stay in Bermuda they will be required to quarantine at their accommodation for up to 14 days.
  • Local Guidelines: All residents and visitors to Bermuda are required to wear a Traveler Wristband for the first 14 days of their stay. The Wristbands will remind travelers to be careful of their movements and follow the “First 14 Days” guidance in order to minimize COVID-19 spread. Removal of the wristband is not permitted and can result in a fine of $500 and home quarantine with an electronic monitoring bracelet. Travelers who do not wish to wear the Traveler Wristband will quarantine at their accommodation for 14 days. Masks are mandatory in public.
  • Additional Notes:
    • Effective December 24, 2020, visitors and returning residents travelling to Bermuda from the UK even with a pre-arrival negative COVID-19 PCR test result, will be required to quarantine in their accommodation for four days and cannot be released from quarantine until they have a Day 4 negative test result. This new protocol will also apply to those who have travelled in the UK anytime in the 14 days prior to arrival in Bermuda.
    • Effective December 8, all returning residents and visitors are required to wear a Traveller Wristband for the first 14 days of their stay. Traveller Wristbands will be distributed during testing upon arrival. Travelers who do not wish to wear the wristband will be required to quarantine at their accommodation for 14 days.
    • Travelers must take your own temperature twice per day and report via online application/portal
    • Travelers must take a COVID-19 test, administered on Day 4, Day 8 and Day 14 at testing centers (Perot Post Office, City of Hamilton Mon–Sat; Southside, St. David’s Sun). The location and time of each of your tests will automatically be booked for you, so please do not arrange separate appointments. You will receive email reminders 24 hours before each test.
  • Departure Testing: Travelers departing Bermuda can book a private test with an approved medical practitioner on island. Click here to learn more about clinic testing or here to learn more about testing with private providers.
  • Resources:
BVI (Tortola)
  • Border Status: Open to international travelers. Entry is only permitted through the T B Lettsome International Airport.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Negative PCR Test within 5 days prior to arrival
  • Covid Test on Arrival: All travelers aged 5 years and older are required to take a COVID-19 RT-PCR test on arrival.
  • Entry Procedure: Apply for BVI Gateway Traveler Authorization Certification which must be completed with 24 hours of travel. Travelers must BEGIN their application no later than 48 hours before travel. All applicants in PENDING status, who have not completed their necessary requirements 24 hours prior to travelling, will be DENIED. Upon arrival:
    • Travelers will go to a screening center where they will undergo a health assessment. At the screening center, the authorities will ensure that the visitors have installed the contact tracing software on their mobile phones. At all times, travelers will be required to have their mobile device with them, with the tracing software active. This is for their own protection, as well as the safety of others. All travelers will be issued with and required to wear a tracking bracelet for at least 8 days.
    • After the health screening, travelers will be directed to approved transportation which will take them to their approved accommodation.
  • Travel Insurance: Must have proof of travel insurance that includes comprehensive medical coverage
  • Quarantine: While in BVI visitors must quarantine for 4 days at resort. All visitor's PCR-tested on Day 4 (children under 5 do not need to be tested). People with a negative test result can travel freely around the island. Anybody who tests positive upon arrival must quarantine for 10 days.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public.
  • Departure Testing: Contact the Ministry of Health for updates regarding testing locations.
    • Email: ministryofhealth@gov.vg
    • Telephone: 1 (284) 852-7742
  • Resources:
Cayman Island (Grand Cayman)
  • Border Status: Open to international travelers.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Travelers aged 10 years and older must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result to be taken no more than 72 hours prior to departure on their flight to the Cayman Islands. The test must be issued by an accredited laboratory. The negative test result must be presented (printed or electronically on a mobile device) to the airline representative to complete the check-in for a flight. Airlines will deny boarding to travelers who do not present the test result.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Yes. Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Cayman Islands. Travelers will be required to take an additional test on day 15 after arrival.
  • Entry Procedure: Visitors must register at tourism website to obtain pre-travel authorization and will be subject to 14-day quarantine in pre-approved residential and government facilities, then take another PCR test after 14 days. Cayman is testing a health monitoring device for incoming travelers which may be used when the borders reopen.
  • Travel Insurance: Visitors must submit proof of travel insurance.
  • Quarantine: Travelers are required to quarantine for 14 days in a government-provided facility or at their residence (must apply for approval). Testing will be conducted on the day of arrival and on day 15. Test results take 24-72 hours, and a negative test result is required to leave quarantine.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public.
  • Departure Testing: Testing is free and available through our drive-through facility or at our COVID-19 Testing & Information Centre at Camana Bay. Please book your appointment online at covid19.doctorshospitalcayman.com or through our CARE Centre at 325-9000. Click here for more info.
  • Resources:
Costa Rica
  • Border Status: Open as long as they meet country’s visa and COVID-19 entry requirements
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: No
  • Covid Test on Arrival: No
  • Entry Procedure: Complete the digital form called HEALTH PASS and available at https://salud.go.cr
    • This pass will be available 48 hours before boarding. It must be accessed in an updated browser (except for Internet Explorer). An individual form must be completed for every person, including minors.
  • Travel Insurance: Yes, International travelers are required to have proof of international travel insurance or travel insurance purchased in Costa Rica through the National Insurance Institute (INS) or Sagicor. See here for more details.
  • Quarantine: Travelers arriving by air are not required to quarantine on arrival in Costa Rica.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory on public transportation.
  • Departure Testing: Click here for testing information.
  • Resources:
Curaçao (Willemstad)
  • Border Status: Open to “low,” “medium-” and “high-risk” countries; Canada deemed medium-risk; U.S. designated high-risk & not allowed entry.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Required 72 hours prior to arrival and carry a printed document of proof with them.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Not required.
  • Entry Procedure: Travelers required to complete digital immigration card online prior to departure and digitally complete Passenger Locator Card (PLC) within 48 hours of departure and carry printed copy of document.
  • Travel Insurance: Required
  • Quarantine: Travelers that have been in contact with a person who tested positively for COVID-19 within 14 days prior to arrival in Curacao will be required to quarantine at their own expense.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public.
  • Departure Testing: Click here for testing information.
  • Resources:
    • The Digital Immigration Card is a mandatory form for all visitors to clear immigration in Curaçao and can be filled out online.
    • COVID Protocols
Dominica (Roseau)
  • Border Status: Open to U.S. visitors. Entry requirements can be found here.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Must submit a negative PCR test result taken between 24 and 72 hours before arrival. This result must be uploaded and submitted with the questionnaire so that arrival can be approved by email from the Dominican Ministry of Health. Without this email, travelers will not be allowed to board the flight coming into Dominica.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Visitors will have a temperature check and undergo rapid test screening at no charge, with results available in 15 to 20 minutes.
    • If test result is negative, guests go through immigration and customs and are transferred to a property that has been certified safe by the Environmental Health Department. and quarantine for five days.
    • A PCR test ($40) will be administered on day five; if negative, the traveler is free to move about the island.
  • Entry Procedure: Visitors must upload an online health questionnaire at least 24 hours prior to arrival; submit a negative PCR test result taken between 24 and 72 hours before arrival and receive an email notification from Dominica of clearance to travel. Travelers must present notification of health clearance to travel airlines prior to boarding and upon disembarkation in Dominica.
  • Travel Insurance: Not required.
  • Quarantine: Travelers from United States must quarantine on arrival for a minimum of 5 days either at either a government-designated facility or at a 'Safe in Nature' certified property for 5 days before having a further PCR test. If the PCR test is negative, the traveler will be cleared from quarantine. If positive, they will be admitted to the COVID-19 Isolation Unit.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public.
  • Departure Testing: Contact the Ministry of Health for updates regarding testing locations.
    • Email: healthpromotion@dominica.gov.dm
    • Telephone: 266-3342/3470/3061
  • Resources:
Dominican Republic (Puerto Plata)
  • Border Status: Open to international visitors.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: No
  • Covid Test on Arrival: While no widespread testing is required, they will randomly test 3%-15% of passengers entering over the age of 5.
  • Entry Procedure: All travelers including Dominican passengers can complete the electronic entry form, which combines the Traveler’s Health Affidavit, Customs Declaration, and International Embarkation/Disembarkation forms. This form should be completed at least 72 hours before arrival in the Dominican Republic. Once completed, it will provide a QR code that will be scanned by the authorities at the port of entry. The form can be filled out at any moment, from the time of purchase of the airline ticket to the time before going through Immigration. Dominican airports have free internet access, so that visitors who did not fill out the form before flying can do so when they arrive in the country. Travelers with a high temperature will be required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test. If they test positive, they will be required to quarantine at a designated facility.
  • Travel Insurance: Travel insurance plan provided via Dominican Republic through December 2020.
  • Quarantine: Travelers with a high temperature or with symptoms will be required to take a rapid COVID-19 test. If they test positive, they will be required to quarantine at a designated facility.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public.
  • Departure Testing: Click here or here to find out more information.
  • Resources:
    • Passengers will be required to fill out and submit a Traveler’s Health Affidavit, which will be provided by the airline or by Dominican authorities upon arrival.
    • Here is a video of what to expect at airport: https://youtu.be/oFta9w8bgF8
    • The Dominican Tourist Office has launched a new web portal to provide quick and easy updates on all travel concerns and questions along with live private chat assistance.
Grenada (St. George’s)
  • Border Status: Open to international travelers.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: All travelers aged 5 years and older are required to have a negative COVID-19 PCR test from a certified lab taken within 72 hours before departure to Grenada.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Required for medium- and high-risk travelers.
  • Entry Procedure: Travelers must complete and submit a Health Declaration form prior to travel and download Grenada’s Contract Tracing App prior to departure. Visitors will undergo health screenings including temperature checks upon arrival.
  • Travel Insurance: Required
  • What are the associated costs of traveling to Grenada?
    • First Mandatory Rapid and /or PCR Test: Free
    • Additional Rapid Test: $30.00 USD
    • PCR Tests: $150.00 USD
    • State-approved quarantine: $50.00USD per night (does not include meals and is subject to availability) This depends on the accommodation facility.
  • Quarantine: Travelers are required to have a minimum of 7-day reservation at an approved accommodation for observation and quarantine. Visitors and residents on day 5 can get a COVID-19 PCR test to be allowed into the community or remain at the hotel for the duration of their visit. Travelers can pay the test fee ahead of their trip or on arrival at the airport.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public.
  • Departure Testing: Contact the Ministry of Health for updates regarding testing locations.
    • (473) 438-4787 (COVID Hotline)
    • (473) 538-4787 (Covid Hotline)
    • (473) 440-2649 (Ministry of Health)
  • Resources:
Honduras (Roatan)
  • Border Status: Open to international travelers on August 17th.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: All travelers are required to have a negative COVID-19 PCR or a rapid test result from a test taken within 72 hours before arrival in Honduras. Rapid tests are required to have a minimum of 85% specificity and 98% sensitivity.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Not required.
  • Entry Procedure: You must have the printed test results and must do an online pre-check form. Both documents must be with you at the check in counter in printed form no digital. Travelers are required to complete an online pre-registration form before traveling to Honduras. Travelers must make an account to complete the pre-registration form and complete the form within 72 hours before their travel date to Honduras.
  • Travel Insurance: Not required.
  • Quarantine: Travelers with symptoms of COVID-19, or who within the last 14 days have been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, or traveled to a country with confirmed cases, may be isolated in a medical center for monitoring by the Ministry of Health for up to 14 days.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public.
  • Departure Testing: Click here for information about testing. Travelers are required to complete an online pre-registration form before departure from Honduras. Travelers must make an account to complete the pre-registration form and complete the form within 72 hours before their departure from Honduras. Travelers should print the form and bring it with them.
  • Resources:
Jamaica (Montego Bay, Ocho Rios)
  • Border Status: Open to international travelers.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Travelers aged 12 years and older who are residents of the United States of America, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Panama, are required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result from a test taken within 3 days before their intended travel date. Tests must be done by a medical laboratory that has a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) registration or ISO 15189 certification. Home based test kits will not be accepted.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Based on health screening and risk assessment on arrival, travelers may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival and quarantine until results are in.
  • Entry Procedure: Travelers are required to submit Travel Authorization document no more than five days prior to arrival. Travelers will be notified of approval to enter Jamaica via email and will be required to present their authorization at check-in to board their departing flight. All travelers will be screened via thermal temperature checks and symptom observation. If a traveler's temperature is elevated, the visitor will be subject to additional screening, including testing if needed. Any visitor who exhibits symptoms or is ill will be subject to quarantine.
  • Travel Insurance: Not required.
  • Quarantine: If the results are positive, the traveler will be required to quarantine in their accommodation or in a government facility for at least 14 days, and until 2 consecutive test results are negative.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public. Tourists are required to stay in a hotel or resort in a designated area (resilient corridor) for the length of their stay. Travelers suspected of being exposed to COVID-19 will be required to stay on the hotel or resorts grounds for their stay in Jamaica.
  • Departure Testing: Click here for more information.
  • Resources:
    • Arriving passengers are required to complete and submit the online Travel Authorization between two and five days prior to their planned arrival in Jamaica.
    • Travelers from certain designated hot spots in the U.S. must upload the results of a negative Covid-19 test, not older than 10 days before the date of travel, to the visitjamaica.com site prior to departure so that their arrival can be approved before they've left the U.S.
Mexico (Cozumel, Costa Maya, Puerto Vallarta)
  • Border Status: All land border crossings remain closed through January 21, 2021, for unessential travel. Tourists can travel to select Mexico beaches by plane. Borders currently closed to all international travelers arriving by cruise ship.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Not required
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Not required
  • Entry Procedure: Travelers are required to fill a health questionnaire form. They can fill an electronic form or they can fill a paper form. The paper form can also be found at the international arrivals area at the airport. For the electronic form, they need to create an account on the Viaje Seguro Mexico website within 12 hours before their flight and have the QR code from the online form and present it to immigration on arrival in Mexico. Temperature screening and personal interview upon arrival. Traveling while symptomatic may require you to self-quarantine or return to the United States. Please be aware that effective April 1st, 2021, a new Mexican Government usage fee (entry tax) will be applied to all international visitors over the age of 15, entering Quintana Roo. Visitors will be required to pay a fee of approximately $10 USD (depending on the exchange rate). This fee can be paid prior to arrival, upon arrival, or during the visitor's stay. Payment terminals will be set up at the airport.
  • Travel Insurance: Not required
  • Quarantine: Travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in Mexico unless they show COVID-19 symptoms and test positive at any time.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public in some states.
  • Departure Testing: When visitors have concluded their stay in Quintana Roo, they must show their receipt of the entry tax at the airport prior to boarding their return flight home. Travelers departing from Mexico are required to complete a "Cuestionario de Identificacion de Factores de Riesgo en Viajeros" on the day of their flight. Travelers must either print the form or print the QR code from the online form and present the QR code or form to immigration when departing from Mexico. Testing details are as follows:
    • (Riviera Nayarit - Puerto Vallarta & Punta Mita) Testing available at three prestigious hospitals in the region to offer testing to citizens at a special rate. These facilities include Hospital Joya, Hospital CMQ and Hospital Punta Mita. Click here for more information. Contact Information:
      • Phone Number: (322) 297-2516
      • Email: info@rivieranayarit.com
    • (Cozumel, Cancun and more) Click here to find information.
    • (Los Cabos) Click here to find information.
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Puerto Rico (San Juan)
  • Border Status: Open to international travelers.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: All travelers are required to have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result (nasal or throat swab) from a test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival in Puerto Rico or travelers must quarantine for 14 days or until they receive negative results from an on-island molecular test. It is highly recommended to get tested prior to arriving on the Island given limited resources.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Mandatory for travelers who arrive without proof of negative COVID-19 PCR test result.
  • Entry Procedure: Arriving travelers must complete online Travel Declaration Form from the Puerto Rico Health Department, show a negative molecular COVID-19 test result and obtain an Airport Exit Confirmation QR Code. Travelers will automatically receive QR Code when uploading molecular test results to the Puerto Rico Health Department online portal.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory.
  • Travel Insurance: Not required.
  • Quarantine: Travelers arriving without a negative COVID-19 test must quarantine for 14 days or until they receive negative results from an on-island molecular test.
  • Cruise operations: All ports are currently closed for cruise ship vessels.
  • Departure Testing: Not required.
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St. Kitts (Basseterre) and Nevis
  • Border Status: Opens to international travelers beginning October 31.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: All travelers including transit passengers, citizens, and residents are required to submit a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result from a test taken at an approved lab within 48 to 72 hours before departure to Saint Kitts and Nevis. They should also bring a copy of the negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test for their trip. The Federation is currently not accepting RT-PCR tests conducted by LabCorp. Please note, acceptable COVID-19 PCR tests must be taken by nasopharyngeal sample. Self-samples, rapid tests, or home tests will be considered invalid.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Not required.
  • Entry Procedure: Arriving travelers from outside the CARICOM “bubble” must complete a Covid-19 entry form, present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival, and undergo testing at Robert L. Bradshaw Airport. Visitors will be transferred to their approved accommodations to await results. Guests testing negative are restricted to their resort’s grounds. All travelers must download the SKN COVID-19 contact tracing mobile app (to be used for the first 14 days of travel or less). Temperature on arrival.
  • Travel Insurance: Not required.
  • Quarantine: All travelers arriving by air are required to stay at a pre-approved location for 14 days. For 1-7 days, travelers are free to move about the hotel property, interact with other guests, and partake in hotel activities. For 8-14 days, visitors will undergo a PCR test on day 7 at their own cost. If the traveler tests negative on day 7, they are allowed, through the hotel’s tour desk, to book select excursions and access select destination sites. For stays of 14 days or longer, visitors will need to undergo a PCR test on day 14 at their own cost, and if they test negative the traveler will be allowed to integrate into St. Kitts and Nevis. If the visitor's stay is less than 7 days, they will be asked to take a PCR test before departing St. Kitts and Nevis. The test must be negative.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public.
  • Departure Testing: Travelers may consult TestforTravel.com to find a lab in their area that offers RT-PCR testing that can be completed in the required 72-hour window. Please note, the traveler is responsible for confirming that the lab is a CLIA/CDC/UKAS approved lab with ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation, as results from a non-accredited laboratory will not be accepted. Travelers staying 7 nights or less, are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test 72 hours prior to departure from Saint Kitts. The PCR test will be done on the hotel property. If travelers test positive before departure, the traveler will be required to stay in isolation at their expense, at their respective hotel. If negative, travelers will proceed with their departure on their respective dates.
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St. Lucia (Castries)
  • Border Status: Open to international travelers.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Travelers aged 5 years and older are required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 5 days before arrival in Saint Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Required within five days of arrival for any traveler five years or older.
  • Entry Procedure: All travelers aged 18 years and older are required to complete a pre-arrival travel registration form which should be printed and traveled with. The travel authorization should be submitted as soon as the flight and hotel have been booked and no less than 5 days before traveling to St. Lucia. Arriving passengers will undergo screening and temperature checks. Symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested.
  • Travel Insurance: Not required.
  • Quarantine: Travelers testing positive will be transferred to the Respiratory Hospital for treatment and care at their cost. Others will be transferred by certified taxi to approved COVID-19 accommodation. Guests are required to remain on property except to participate in hotel-booked water-based excursions. Vessels arriving from countries outside of the Caribbean Bubble are required to quarantine for 14 days and provide a negative COVID-19 test. All vessels must receive prior approval to enter Saint Lucia. Arrangements can be made through the approved marina by contacting them at least 72 hours prior to planned arrival in Saint Lucia.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public.
  • Departure Testing: Saint Lucia has multiple Covid-19 PCR and antigen (rapid) testing options. Tests can be performed on site at hotels, at public respiratory clinics, private labs. Check with your accommodation provider (hotel or villa) for details regarding timing and pricing for on-site testing at your hotel where applicable. Click here for more information.
  • Resources:
    • For a full list of travel protocols visit: https://www.stlucia.org/en/covid-19/
    • Visitors within the Bubble Countries with a travel history from these areas in the last 21 days will be exempt from quarantine; however, they must have a negative result from a PCR test taken no more than 7 days before arriving in Saint Lucia, and are subject to mandatory screening on arrival.
St. Maarten (Philipsburg)
  • Border Status: Open to international travelers.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Travelers aged 10 years and older arriving from United States are required to have and upload a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test within 5 days (120 hours) or their negative antigen test result within 48 hours before their departure. This applies to all travelers, including travelers in transit.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Not required
  • Entry Procedure: A completed health declaration must be uploaded before departing. U.S. visitors must submit proof of a negative Covid test result taken within five days of arrival or a rapid test taken within 48 hours of departure. The border between St. Maarten and St. Martin have reopened to all visitors, and U.S. visitors can stay in hotels in St. Martin.
  • Travel Insurance: Travel insurance is required by the Saint Maarten Government for overnight stays. For more information related to COVID-19 insurance please visit www.sxmprotectionplan.com.
  • Quarantine: All incoming passengers are subjected to temperature checks and other screening protocols and may be subjected to mandatory testing at their own expense. If re-tested upon arrival, travelers will be expected to self-isolate or self-quarantine at their place of lodging or residence until the test results are known.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public. Travelers from high-risk countries are required to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 for 14 days. Travelers will receive a daily email alert providing a link for submitting the required information online.
  • Departure Testing: For assistance with finding a location where testing is available within a 120-hour (5-day) period*, visit www.rapidtesttravel.com. To find a testing location, enter the state you reside in and choose your preferred testing facility.
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Turks & Caicos (Grand Turk)
  • Border Status: Open to International tourists.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Travelers aged 10 years and older are required to have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from a test taken within 5 days before arrival in Turks and Caicos. Travelers are required to submit this test in their pre-travel authorization form.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Travelers may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in spot checks.
  • Entry Procedure: Open to U.S. visitors. International travelers will be required to obtain certification using TCI Assured online portal. The portal will require travelers to submit the following information: a negative Covid-19 PCR test result taken within five days of travel; proof of medical/travel insurance that covers medical evacuation, costs related to quarantine, ambulance care or care at a local hospital; and a completed online health screening questionnaire. Once uploaded, the documents will be verified, and a TCI Assured certification issued. The TCI Assured travel authorization must be presented at time of check-in. Visitors will be able to upload documents within 3 days in advance of their arrival. Children under 12 will not be required to have a test.
  • Travel Insurance: Medical/travel insurance that covers medical evacuation, costs related to quarantine, ambulance care or care at a local hospital.
  • Quarantine: Travelers that have tested positive for COVID-19 or has come into contact with a person that has tested positive for COVID-19 may be required to quarantine.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public.
  • Departure Testing: Click here for more information.
  • Resources:
U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Border Status: Open to international travelers.
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Travelers arriving from US states or other territories aged 5 years and older are required to have a negative COVID-19 antigen (rapid) or molecular (RT-PCR, viral, NAAT) test taken within 5 days before their departure to the US Virgin Islands. Travelers can also present a positive COVID-19 antibody test result received within 4 months before their departure. Travelers are required to use the USVI Travel Screening Portal and submit the result before arrival and they will receive a travel certification. Travelers will not be able to board their flights without the certification.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: Not required.
  • Entry Procedure: Travelers must complete online Travel Screening within five days of departure and upload negative Covid-19 test result if their state has a positivity rate higher than 10 percent. Arriving travelers will undergo temperature checks; travelers who answer “no” to all Travel Screening questions with temperatures below 100.4 degrees may proceed into the territory.
  • Travel Insurance: Not required.
  • Quarantine: Travelers who do not have the required negative COVID-19 test results, and those ordered to quarantine, will be required to quarantine at their own expense for 14 days or until they are able to receive the required negative test result while in the USVI.
  • Local Guidelines: Masks are mandatory in public.
  • Departure Testing: The new CDC COVID-19-related travel requirements for all air passengers arriving in the United States DO NOT apply to persons traveling from the U.S. Virgin Islands to the United States.
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USA (Key West)
USA (Hawaii)
  • Entry Status: Hawaii is welcoming travelers who participate in the state’s Safe Travels Program
  • Pre-Entry Negative Covid PCR Test Proof: Yes, for travelers five and older in order to bypass the mandatory quarantine. Tests should be taken at a Trusted testing and Travel Partner 72 hours before departure. Trans-pacific travelers may participate in Kauai’s Enhanced Movement Quarantine (EMQ) at a “resort bubble” or travel inter-county after being in Hawaii for three days and retesting.
  • Covid Test on Arrival: No
  • Entry Procedure: Prior to arrival, adults (age 18 or older) are required to register with the State of Hawaii Safe Travels Program, and enter traveler information and trip details on the program’s application form. No more than 24 hours prior to departure to Hawaii, travelers must complete the Safe Travels Program health questionnaire and upload a negative test result (must be a PDF). Upon completion, travelers will receive a QR code. In addition to submitting test results and health information to the Safe Travels Hawaii app / website prior to departing for Hawaii, travelers to Maui must also now download either a contract tracing app or enable the contact tracing notifications on their phones. This must be done prior to arrival in Maui and proof that one of the tracing options is available and active on the traveler’s phone will be required.
  • Travel Insurance: Not required
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Cruise Line Private Islands
Port Update
Perfect Day at CocoCay, Royal Caribbean International No ship scheduled at this time.
Labadee, Royal Caribbean International No ship scheduled at this time.
Half Moon Cay, Holland America Line No ship scheduled at this time.
Grand Stirrup Cay, Norwegian Cruise Line No ship scheduled at this time.
Harvest Cay, Norwegian Cruise Line No ship scheduled at this time.
Ocean Cay, MSC Cruises No ship scheduled at this time.
Castaway Cay, Disney Cruise Line No ship scheduled at this time.
Princess Cay, Princess Cruise Line No ship scheduled at this time.
Amber Cove, Carnival Cruise Line No ship scheduled at this time.
*Information was sourced from Tourism Boards, Travel Trade News, and other government websites. Dates are subject to change. For complete list of what’s required to travel to these destinations, please check national, local, and health advisories prior to booking travel.