Caribbean travel: Covid entry rules, island by island

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All Caribbean islands have opened to tourism from the U.S., but travel rules are different for each country. Updated regularly with new information.
All Caribbean islands have opened to tourism from the U.S., but travel rules are different for each country. Updated regularly with new information. Credit: Jennifer Martins

Caribbean islands have reopened to international tourism, and as of November 2022, most islands have dropped pre-arrival Covid testing for all travelers.

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Here are the latest developments for travel from the U.S. to each Caribbean country. To make this information easier to understand, we are segmenting each entry into entry-requirement information for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers and specific rules for children.

Protocols can be nuanced and can change quickly; please double-check requirements on this page with the countries' official websites; Travel Weekly is not responsible for errors or omissions in this guide. For more information on travel, see the global travel map, powered by Sherpa.

Updated Nov. 14.

Anguilla: open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Oct. 24

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required.

Antigua and Barbuda: Open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Sept. 3.

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required.

Aruba: Open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated April 1

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required. Visitors must fill out Aruba's Embarkation/Debarkation Card and answer questions about their recent health. 

Bahamas: open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Oct. 27

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required.  

Barbados: open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Sept. 23

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required.

Bermuda: open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Nov. 14

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required.

Bonaire: Open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Aug. 9 

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required. 

British Virgin Islands: Open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated July 15

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required. 

Cayman Islands: open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Aug. 25

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required.

Cuba: Open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated April 14

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required. Travelers are subject to random testing upon arrival and, if positive, must quarantine in a government facility or hospital for 14 days at own expense.

More information:

American visitors are barred from strictly tourist vacations to the all-inclusive resorts on the north coast but can travel to Cuba under 12 specific categories, the most popular of which is Support for the Cuban People. 

Curacao: Open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Nov. 8

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required. Must complete the digital immigration card online prior to departure. 

Dominica: open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Aug. 25

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required.

Dominican Republic: Open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Nov. 8

No vaccination proof, negative test result or quarantine required. 

Grenada: Open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated April 13

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required. 

Guadeloupe: Open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Aug. 5

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine required.

Haiti: Open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated June 2022

Vaccinated travelers:

Proof of a negative test is not required.

Unvaccinated travelers:

Show proof of a negative PCR or antigen test taken no more than 72 hours prior to boarding, or proof of a positive test together with documentation from their doctor attesting to their recovery.

Children:

Travelers under 5 are exempt from vaccination or testing requirements.

Jamaica: Open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated April 22

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required. 

Martinique: Open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Aug. 25

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine required.

Montserrat: open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Aug. 5

No pre-travel Covid test is required; however, all visitors, regardless of vaccination status will be tested upon arrival. Arriving people who test positive must quarantine for 10 days.

Puerto Rico: open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated May 16

Proof of vaccination or negative test is not required for U.S. travelers.

Saba and St. Eustatius (Statia): Open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Nov. 8

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required. 

St. Barts: Open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Nov. 8

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine required. 

St. Kitts and Nevis: open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Aug. 17

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required. Guests must complete an online customs and immigration ED card

St. Lucia: open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Sept. 2

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required. Visitors must still fill out a health screening form prior to arrival. 

St. Maarten/St. Martin: open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Nov. 8

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines: open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Oct. 24

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required.

Turks and Caicos: Open to vaccinated travelers

Updated April 27

Vaccinated travelers:

An entry test, proof of insurance or information for the TCI Assured portal are no longer required. Travelers are required to show proof of vaccination.

Unvaccinated travelers:

Visitors 18 and older who are not vaccinated will not be permitted entry. 

Trinidad and Tobago: Open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Sept. 23

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required.

U.S. Virgin Islands: Open to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

Updated Aug. 9

No Covid test, proof of vaccination or quarantine is required.

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