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Aruba travel restrictions & quarantine rules

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Aruba is Moderate restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Aruba. Aruba is undefined with main city at Oranjestad. Its Developing country with a population of 107K people. The main currency is Aruban Florin. The languages spoken are Dutch and Punjabi.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Aruba

Moderate restrictions

for travel
International travel to Aruba is permitted. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of a vaccine booster, are exempt from testing requirements. The booster dose must have been administered at least 7 days before departure.
Full details on accepted vaccines can be found at https://www.visitaruba.com/traveling-to-aruba/entry-requirements-and-visas/covid-19-vaccinated-travelers/

Test/medical certificate required

Non-vaccinated travelers are required to provide proof of a negative PCR test, taken within 3 days prior to departure and at least 4 hours before.
Alternatively, a negative antigen test can be presented, taken within 1 day prior to departure and at least 4 hours before.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from testing requirements and must provide proof of a positive COVID-19 test, taken between 10 days and 12 weeks before departure.

Other medical measures

All passengers are subject to health screening on arrival, such as temperature checks and visual assessment. Further health testing may be required for those displaying symptoms of COVID-19.

Additional documents required

An 'ED card' must be completed within 72 to 4 hours before departure and the confirmation generated must be presented on departure.
During this process, travelers should upload testing or vaccine information and visitors must purchase the Aruba Visitors Insurance for $15 USD online. This does not apply to travelers departing on the same calendar day and residents of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao.
Travelers are also required to download the 'Aruba Department of Public Health’s Aruba Health App'. - ED card - Aruba Department of Public Health’s Aruba Health App
For more details Visit Aruba

Government measures

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. The COVID-19 response in Aruba can be found at https://www.visitaruba.com/traveling-to-aruba/entry-requirements-and-visas/aruba-travel-restrictions-covid-19/#additionalsafetymeasures

Use of masks

Face masks are recommended but should not replace other safety measures, such as social distancing. You should carry a face mask with you at all times and be prepared to wear it during your stay as some establishment may require it.

Public transport

Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Bars

Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Shops

Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

On return

Vaccination required

Travelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19.
Exemptions are in place for non-vaccinated residents and those traveling for medical and humanitarian reasons who must request approval via email at viajerosbase@gmail.com. It may take up to 48 hours to receive a response, subject to delays.

Quarantine required

Non-vaccinated travelers are required to self-isolate for 10 days on arrival at their own residence or accommodation. A PCR test must be taken on the fifth day and those testing negative will be released from isolation.
Those testing positive are required to self-isolate for 5 additional days and send the test result to viajerosbase@gmail.com
Vaccinated travelers are exempt from isolation requirements.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative RT-PCR, LAMP, or NAAT test, taken within the previous 48 hours, must be provided upon boarding. Alternatively, a negative antigen test can be provided, taken within the previous 24 hours before boarding.
Those who have previously tested positive for COVID-19 within 14 to 90 days before departure may instead provide proof of their positive test result. Antibody test results will not be accepted.

Additional test requirements

A PCR test will be administered on the fifth day after the pre-departure test was taken. Those testing positive will be required to self-isolate for 7 days.

Travel restriction details for Aruba

🚫 Destination No quarantine
πŸ›¬ Return Quarantine required
πŸ–οΈ Some Visitors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
πŸ›οΈ Open shopping
🚌 Operational with restrictions transport
πŸ“… events Partially Allowed

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Aruba

The Aruba government has also implemented additional island-wide measures to further maintain the health and safety of visitors depending on the prevailing situation.
As of September 2nd, 2021, until further notice:
Curfew no longer in effect
All establishments are required to close by 12:00 am at the latest. This is not applicable for establishments at hotel properties. Closing times per hotel may differ, please check with your hotel for more information.
Seating at restaurants is a maximum of six per table (excluding children under the age of 12), both indoor and outdoor. Tables must be at least 1.5 m apart.
Live music permitted with a maximum of five musicians. No dancing permitted. An alcohol ban is temporarily in effect in certain public places in Aruba. Hotel guests can order alcoholic beverages on the beach as long as they stay on the hotel property, and can bring their beverages to their palapa or beach chair as long as they order from the hotel bar. Alcoholic beverages can still be enjoyed at beach bars or restaurants not affiliated with a hotel, as long as patrons stay within the grounds of the establishment. It is currently prohibited to consume alcohol on any other beaches, parking lots, parks, or in any public place unless it is a licensed establishment.
There are restricted zones that are off-limits between the hours of 7:00 pm and 5:00 am. Restricted zones include all beaches and public parking lots.
No groups over six people are allowed to form in public spaces unless the group consists of a family from the same household. This includes gatherings on the beach.
Social gatherings or parties allowed at private homes with a maximum of 90 persons and social distancing of 1.5m.
50% capacity limitation at certain businesses (e.g. cinemas, supermarkets, stores/shops etc.). All bars, rum shops, nightclubs and restaurants can serve at tables only.

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