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Barbados coronavirus travel restrictions

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Barbados is Open with restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Barbados. Barbados is part of North America with main city at Bridgetown. Its Developing country with a population of 285K people. The main currency is Barbados Dollar. The languages spoken are English.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Barbados

Open with restrictions

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

Other restrictions

The 'BIMSafe' mobile application must be downloaded and used for symptom tracking in the first 7 days after arrival. Travelers should also upload their negative PCR test results or proof of vaccination to the app and present the QR code received upon arrival.

Vaccinated traveller exceptions

Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, can benefit from a shortened quarantine period. Vaccinated travelers must pre-book two nights at an approved accommodation and will be administered a rapid test on arrival. Once a negative result is confirmed, travelers will be relieved from quarantine.
The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.
Vaccine exemptions are revoked if in the previous 21 days, a country of 'special consideration' has been visited. A full list of countries of special consideration can be found on page 12 of the travel protocols document at https://www.visitbarbados.org/covid-19-travel-guidelines-2021

Quarantine required

Travelers are required to quarantine for at least 7 days at an approved accommodation. A PCR test will be administered on day 5 and those testing negative will be relieved from quarantine. A list of approved properties can be found at https://www.visitbarbados.org/covid-19-travel-guidelines-2021
Those who have visited another country categorized as 'special consideration' in the previous 21 days of travel will be required to undergo quarantine for 7 days. A second PCR test will be administered on day 8 and quarantine is required until a negative result is confirmed. A full list of countries of special consideration can be found on page 12 of the travel protocols document at https://www.visitbarbados.org/covid-19-travel-guidelines-2021

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on departure.

Additional documents required

An online 'immigration and customs form' must be completed within 24 hours of departure. - Immigration and customs form
For more details Visit Barbados

Government measures

While restrictions are gradually lifting, a curfew remains in place from 11 pm to 5 am. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip. Information related to the COVID-19 response in Barbados can be found at https://www.visitbarbados.org/covid-19-travel-guidelines-2020

Use of masks

Face masks are required in all public places.

Public transport

Public transport is operational.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open with limits to capacity in place to allow for social distancing.

Bars

Bars are open with limits to capacity in place to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

Nightclubs must remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

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

On return

Vaccinated traveller exceptions

Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, do not require an essential reason to enter and are exempt from quarantine and mandatory testing on arrival requirements. Vaccinated travelers must still provide a pre-departure test and may be randomly selected to be tested on arrival. Travelers are also required to have a suitable quarantine plan in place for 14 days even when seeking the fully vaccinated exemption.
Proof of vaccination must be uploaded on the 'ArriveCAN' application. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure and supporting documentation must be in English, French, or with a certified translation. Further information can be found at https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/covid-vaccinated-travellers-entering-canada#determine-fully

Quarantine required

Travelers are required to self-quarantine for 14 days on arrival at their own residence or accommodation.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative test result, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be presented on departure.
Further information on the testing requirements, such as types of tests accepted, can be found at https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/flying-canada-checklist/covid-19-testing-travellers-coming-into-canada?utmcampaign=gac-amc-covid-20-21&utmsource=travel-covidtravel-restrictionsflying&utmmedium=redirect&utmcontent=en#getting-tested

Testing on arrival

A molecular test will be administered on arrival and travelers will be provided COVID-19 at-home specimen collection kits which must be taken on day 8 of the quarantine period. The kit contains information on how to collect, store and ship the samples.
Travelers may register for the test on arrival at https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/flying-canada-checklist/covid-19-testing-travellers-coming-into-canada?utmcampaign=gac-amc-covid-20-21&utmsource=travel-covidtravel-restrictionsflying&utmmedium=redirect&utmcontent=en#register

Travel restriction details for Barbados

🚫 Destination Quarantine required
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 Barbados

Due to a spike in cases the curfew will be re-introduced from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m
There will be no social gatherings, such as fetes, for at least the next two weeks until public health officials get a handle on the situation.
Attendance at churches, cinemas and other indoor settings will be capped at 100 persons. This includes funerals and weddings.
Summer camps will be put on hold during this period.
Full contact sports will also be put on hold.
There will be no spectators at sporting events, such as cricket.
Dance studios and clubs will be put on pause for two weeks, as well.
Persons in the public transport sector will only be allowed 75 per cent seating capacity on buses. No standing will be permitted.
Wherever possible, persons who can should be allowed to work from at home.
You should follow the Barbados Government Information Service on Facebook for further details as plans are subject to change at short notice.
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