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COVID-19 Vacc. -201.51%
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes
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Published on 16.10.2020
Cayman Airways adds more flights straight through to January

11.09.2020 Cayman Airways since late-July 2020 resumed regular domestic service, including Boeing 737 Jet service to Cayman Brac. For the month of September 2020, planned operation as follows.

Grand Cayman – Cayman Brac 2 weekly 737
Grand Cayman – Little Cayman 2 weekly DHC6
Grand Cayman – Little Cayman – Cayman Brac 5 weekly DHC6

Published on 26.08.2020
Delta resumes New York JFK – Grand Cayman route from Dec 2020

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Open for travel from Cayman Islands
Crossing Rules

Entry restrictions
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to brothers, sisters, parents, grandparents or fiances of residents of Cayman Isl.
– This does not apply to students.

Passengers are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) test upon arrival.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 10 years.

Passengers must obtain an approval to “Travel to Cayman” at https://www.exploregov.ky/traveltime

All international flights are suspended
Flights to Cayman Isl. are suspended.
– This does not apply to medevac and repatriation flights.

Forced isolation
Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.

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Flight Restrictions

published 01.10.2020

Total entry ban
Passengers are not allowed to enter.

All international flights are suspended
Flights to Cayman Isl. are suspended.
– This does not apply to medevac and repatriation flights.
– This does not apply to flights arriving from the United Kingdom.

Quarantine

Quarantine requirement at government designated site.

On 20 November 2021 the Cayman Islands moved to Phase 4 of its border re-opening plan. Certain travellers are now exempt from quarantine and instead required to undertake lateral flow tests on day 2, 5 and 10. Rules have also been amended for who can travel to the Cayman Islands, how to apply for approval to enter and what vaccines are approved.
Inter-Island flights continue without COVID-19 testing being required, provided passengers are not showing any symptoms associated with COVID-19 and have completed a full course of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before travel – a vaccination certificate is required as evidence at check-in. If these conditions cannot be met travellers are required to present a negative PCR test result which is no more than 48 hours old.

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Certification

COVID-19 negative certification not required / not known

On 17 December 2021 the COVID testing time-frame has been tightened to no earlier than the day before travel. This replaces the previously allowed 72 hour timeframe for pre-travel testing. An approved test (PCR or LFT) administered after midnight the day before travel is acceptable. All travel-related testing is at the cost of the traveller. ‘Departures’ include the departure of any connecting flights or transit flights to the islands, where the layover between flights is less than 12 hours.
Inter-Island flights continue without COVID-19 testing being required, provided passengers are not showing any symptoms associated with COVID-19 and have completed a full course of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before travel – a vaccination certificate is required as evidence at check-in. If these conditions cannot be met travellers are required to present a negative PCR test result which is no more than 48 hours old.

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Vaccination
COVID-19 Total Vaccination date: 2022-01-07
COVID-19 Total Vaccination: 133997
COVID-19 Daily Vaccination: 226
COVID-19 Vacc. (per 100 citizens, %): 201.51
COVID-19 Daily Vacc. (per 1 million citizens): 3399

Full Restrictions

  • Cayman Islands Latest News:

    Internations Restrictions:
    *Entry to the Cayman Islands: The airports in the Cayman Islands are now open with regular scheduled services are operating to various locations including the UK via the Bahamas the USA, Jamaica and Honduras.
    On 20 November 2021 the Cayman Islands moved to Phase 4 of its border re-opening plan. Certain travellers are now exempt from quarantine and instead required to undertake lateral flow tests on day 2, 5 and 10. Rules have also been amended for who can travel to the Cayman Islands, how to apply for approval to enter and what vaccines are approved.
    On 17 December 2021 the COVID testing time-frame has been tightened to no earlier than the day before travel. This replaces the previously allowed 72 hour timeframe for pre-travel testing. An approved test (PCR or LFT) administered after midnight the day before travel is acceptable. All travel-related testing is at the cost of the traveller.
    ‘Departures’ include the departure of any connecting flights or transit flights to the islands, where the layover between flights is less than 12 hours.
    You should consult the Cayman Islands Government website for further information before travelling.
    The ban on cruise ships docking in the Cayman Islands remains in place. Cargo flights, couriers and air ambulance services continue to operate as usual. Travel helplines are available to offer advice and assistance to those with an urgent or compassionate need to travel:
    in the Cayman Islands call +1 345 743 8463 or email travelcayman@gov.ky or you can submit your details via the website.
    • Inter-Island flights continue without COVID-19 testing being required, provided passengers are not showing any symptoms associated with COVID-19 and have completed a full course of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before travel – a vaccination certificate is required as evidence at check-in. If these conditions cannot be met travellers are required to present a negative PCR test result which is no more than 48 hours old.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 status: The Cayman Islands will accept the proof of COVID-19 vaccination record and proof of COVID-19 vaccination issued in the Crown Dependencies. Your final vaccine dose must have been administered at least 14 days prior to travel. Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in the Cayman Islands: Inter-Island flights continue to operate.
    *Public spaces and services:
    The following restrictions are in place:
    • Group gatherings are limited to 250 outdoors and 100 indoors, with some exemptions
    • Masks are compulsory on public transport, including taxis
    • Masks must be worn in indoor public places, where 6 feet distance cannot be maintained
    • Social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained in all public places, unless people are from the same household
    • Gyms, fitness centres and other indoor fitness areas cannot permit more than fifty percent of their legal capacity at any time when sporting activities are taking place. No-one other than employees can enter the gym, fitness centre or indoor fitness area if they have not either 1) at least fourteen days prior completed an approved vaccine course, proof of which must be submitted via a vaccine certificate or 2) presented the owner/operator with a medical certificate showing they have received a negative result of an approved test no more than forty-eight hours prior to the date of the sporting activity, which specifies the name and address of the approved laboratory where the test was performed
    • Parades, carnivals and/or processions may not be held, unless permitted under the regulations.
    • Those renting any shared scuba or snorkelling equipment must register with the Department of Environmental Health
    • The use of a hookah, shisha or water pipe is not permitted in places of business
    • There are also new restrictions for visiting health care facilities, residential home care facilities, and detention centres
    For further information, check the Cayman Islands Government website. You can find full details about the restrictions, including exemptions, from the Cayman Islands Government.
    Any breach of the regulations will be subject to a CI$10,000 fine or two years imprisonment or both.
    Workplaces are generally open and employees are undertaking regular lateral flow testing. Educational facilities are open but may be impacted where there are cases of coronavirus detected. Leisure facilities and businesses such as restaurants, bars, gyms, spas, swimming pools are open, but subject to the aforementioned restrictions. Public transport is also operating.

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    17.12.2021
  • Cayman Islands Latest News: Government postpones border-reopening plan for rest of year as COVID-19 cases rise (Cayman Compass, 15.09.2021).

    Internations Restrictions:
    *Entry to the Cayman Islands: The airports in the Cayman Islands are now open with regular scheduled services are operating to various locations via the Bahamas the USA, Jamaica and Honduras. On 20 November 2021 the Cayman Islands moved to Phase 4 of its border re-opening plan. Certain travellers are now exempt from quarantine and instead required to undertake lateral flow tests on day 2, 5 and 10. Rules have also been amended for who can travel to the Cayman Islands, how to apply for approval to enter and what vaccines are approved. You should consult the Cayman Islands Government website for further information before travelling. The ban on cruise ships docking in the Cayman Islands remains in place. Cargo flights, couriers and air ambulance services continue to operate as usual.
    Travel helplines are available to offer advice and assistance to those with an urgent or compassionate need to travel:
    • in the Cayman Islands call +1 345 743 8463 or email travelcayman@gov.ky or you can submit your details via the website.
    Inter-Island flights continue without COVID-19 testing being required, provided passengers are not showing any symptoms associated with COVID-19 and have completed a full course of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before travel – a vaccination certificate is required as evidence at check-in. If these conditions cannot be met travellers are required to present a negative PCR test result which is no more than 48 hours old.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 status: The Cayman Islands requires proof of COVID-19 vaccinations.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in the Cayman Islands: Inter-Island flights continue to operate.
    *Public spaces and services:
    The following restrictions are in place:
    • Group gatherings are limited to 250 outdoors and 100 indoors, with some exemptions
    • Masks are compulsory on public transport, including taxis
    • Masks must be worn in indoor public places, where 6 feet distance cannot be maintained
    • Social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained in all public places, unless people are from the same household
    • Gyms, fitness centres and other indoor fitness areas cannot permit more than fifty percent of their legal capacity at any time when sporting activities are taking place. No-one other than employees can enter the gym, fitness centre or indoor fitness area if they have not either 1) at least fourteen days prior completed an approved vaccine course, proof of which must be submitted via a vaccine certificate or 2) presented the owner/operator with a medical certificate showing they have received a negative result of an approved test no more than forty-eight hours prior to the date of the sporting activity, which specifies the name and address of the approved laboratory where the test was performed
    • Parades, carnivals and/or processions may not be held, unless permitted under the regulations.
    • Those renting any shared scuba or snorkelling equipment must register with the Department of Environmental Health
    • The use of a hookah, shisha or water pipe is not permitted in places of business
    • There are also new restrictions for visiting health care facilities, residential home care facilities, and detention centres
    For further information, check the Cayman Islands Government website. You can find full details about the restrictions, including exemptions, from the Cayman Islands Government.
    Any breach of the regulations will be subject to a CI$10,000 fine or two years imprisonment or both.
    Workplaces are generally open and employees are undertaking regular lateral flow testing. Educational facilities are open but may be impacted where there are cases of coronavirus detected. Leisure facilities and businesses such as restaurants, bars, gyms, spas, swimming pools are open, but subject to the aforementioned restrictions. Public transport is also operating.

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    26.11.2021
  • Cayman Islands Latest News: Government postpones border-reopening plan for rest of year as COVID-19 cases rise (Cayman Compass, 15.09.2021).

    Internations Restrictions:
    *Entry to the Cayman Islands: The airports in the Cayman Islands are now open to flights however there are few scheduled inbound and outbound international passenger flights. British Airways now offer regular flights to the UK via the Bahamas and Cayman Airways offers a service to the USA, Jamaica and Honduras.
    Only people who have been pre-authorised may enter the Cayman Islands at this time. All travellers must apply to travel using the Travel Cayman Portal. All those who are 5 years old and above must take a pre-arrival PCR test. Vaccinated travellers, Caymanians, residents and work permit holders, and those with close ties to the Cayman Islands (such as a child of a Caymanian) are able to travel to the Cayman Islands.
    The Cayman Islands are currently not open to unvaccinated tourists and cruise ship tourism.
    All travellers are subject to mandatory quarantine upon arrival in the Cayman Islands. Those who are fully vaccinated (and can verify their vaccination status) must quarantine for 7 days. Those who are vaccinated, but who cannot verify their vaccination status, must quarantine for 10 days. Unvaccinated travellers must quarantine for 14 days. Travellers may quarantine in a government facility, pre-approved residence, quarantine facility, or a hotel or other tourist accommodation. All travellers must receive a negative PCR test to leave quarantine. We recommend that you consult the
    Cayman Islands Government website for further information before travelling.
    From 16 March 2020 the Cayman Islands Government imposed a ban on cruise ships docking in the Cayman Islands, which remains in place.
    Cargo flights, couriers and air ambulance services continue to operate as usual.
    Travel helplines are available to offer advice and assistance to those with an urgent or compassionate need to travel:
    in the Cayman Islands call +1 345 743 8463 or email travelcayman@gov.ky or submit your details via the website
    Inter-Island flights will continue.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 status: The Cayman Islands will accept the proof of COVID-19 recovery and vaccination record. Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status. The Cayman Islands Government website also contains information on ‘Demonstrating your COVID-19 status’.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in the Cayman Islands: Inter-Island flights continue to operate.
    *Public spaces and services: The following restrictions are expected to remain in place until 22nd November 2021, although this is subject to review:
    • Group gatherings have been reduced to 250 outdoors, and 100 indoors, with some exemptions
    • Masks are compulsory on public transport, including taxis
    • Masks must be worn in indoor public places, where 6 feet distance cannot be maintained
    • Social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained in all public places, unless people are from the same household
    • Gyms, fitness centres and other indoor fitness areas cannot permit more than fifty percent of their legal capacity at any time when sporting activities are taking place. No-one other than employees can enter the gym, fitness centre or indoor fitness area if they have not either 1) at least fourteen days prior completed an approved vaccine course, proof of which must be submitted via a vaccine certificate or 2) presented the owner/operator with a medical certificate showing they have received a negative result of an approved test no more than forty-eight hours prior to the date of the sporting activity, which specifies the name and address of the approved laboratory where the test was performed
    • Parades, carnivals and/or processions may not be held, unless permitted under the regulations.
    • Those renting any shared scuba or snorkelling equipment must register with the Department of Environmental Health
    • The use of a hookah, shisha or water pipe is not permitted in places of business
    • There are also new restrictions for visiting health care facilities, residential home care facilities, and detention centres
    For further information, check the Cayman Islands Government website
    You can find full details about the restrictions, including exemptions, from the Cayman Islands Government
    Any breach of the regulations will be subject to a CI$10,000 fine or two years imprisonment, or both.
    Workplaces are generally open, but employees are encouraged to work from home where possible. Educational facilities are mainly open, but may be impacted where there are cases of coronavirus detected. Leisure facilities and businesses, such as restaurants, bars, gyms, spas, swimming pools are open, but subject to the aforementioned restrictions. Public transport is also operating.
    *If you test positive for COVID-19, you will need to remain in quarantine in the place you are staying, until you test negative (unless you require hospital treatment). You will be contacted by the Cayman Islands’ public health authority.

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    05.10.2021
  • Cayman Islands Latest News:

    Internations Restrictions:
    *Entry to the Cayman Islands: Airports in the Cayman Islands are closed to all scheduled inbound and outbound international passenger flights until further notice. The Cayman Islands Government has contracted with British Airways and Cayman Airways to provide a limited service with the UK, USA, Jamaica, Cuba and Honduras.
    Only people, who have been pre-authorised may enter the Cayman Islands at this time and they are subject to mandatory quarantine for a period of 14 days, if they are unvaccinated against COVID-19, in a government facility or pre-approved home isolation. From 23 June, those who are fully vaccinated either by the Cayman Islands Health Service Authority or who have a securely verified vaccination certification, are required to quarantine for 5 days, rather than 10, in a government facility or pre-approved home isolation.
    From 16 March 2020 the Cayman Islands Government imposed a ban on cruise ships docking in the Cayman Islands.
    Cargo flights, couriers and air ambulance services continue to operate as usual.
    Travel helplines are available to offer advice and assistance to those with an urgent or compassionate need to travel:
    in the Cayman Islands call +1 345 743 8463 or email travelcayman@gov.ky or https://www.exploregov.ky/travel submit your details via the website
    Inter-Island flights will continue.


    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in the Cayman Islands: Inter-Island flights continue to operate.
    *Public spaces and services: There is currently no community transmission of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands, so domestic Covid-19 restrictions are limited. Public meetings and gatherings of up to 1000 (outside) and 500 people (indoors) are permitted. The fine for exceeding the permitted size of such gatherings is CI$1,000 or up to 6 months imprisonment.
    Workplaces are open but employees are encouraged to work from home where possible.
    Restaurants and bars are open. Spas, gyms, hairdressers and public swimming pools are now open. The bus service has resumed but masks are required on buses and taxis.
    Educational facilities reopened on 24 August 2020.

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    02.09.2021
  • Cayman Islands Latest News:

    Internations Restrictions:
    *Entry to the Cayman Islands: Airports in the Cayman Islands are closed to all scheduled inbound and outbound international passenger flights until further notice. The Cayman Islands Government has contracted with British Airways and Cayman Airways to provide a limited service with the UK, USA, Jamaica, Cuba and Honduras.
    Only people, who have been pre-authorised may enter the Cayman Islands at this time and they are subject to mandatory quarantine for a period of 14 days, if they are unvaccinated against COVID-19, in a government facility or pre-approved home isolation. From 23 June, those who are fully vaccinated either by the Cayman Islands Health Service Authority or who have a securely verified vaccination certification, are required to quarantine for 5 days, rather than 10, in a government facility or pre-approved home isolation.
    From 16 March 2020 the Cayman Islands Government imposed a ban on cruise ships docking in the Cayman Islands.
    Cargo flights, couriers and air ambulance services continue to operate as usual.
    Travel helplines are available to offer advice and assistance to those with an urgent or compassionate need to travel:
    in the Cayman Islands call +1 345 743 8463 or email travelcayman@gov.ky or https://www.exploregov.ky/travel submit your details via the website
    Inter-Island flights will continue.


    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in the Cayman Islands: Inter-Island flights continue to operate.
    *Public spaces and services: There is currently no community transmission of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands, so domestic Covid-19 restrictions are limited. Public meetings and gatherings of up to 1000 (outside) and 500 people (indoors) are permitted. The fine for exceeding the permitted size of such gatherings is CI$1,000 or up to 6 months imprisonment.
    Workplaces are open but employees are encouraged to work from home where possible.
    Restaurants and bars are open. Spas, gyms, hairdressers and public swimming pools are now open. The bus service has resumed but masks are required on buses and taxis.
    Educational facilities reopened on 24 August 2020.

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    01.07.2021
  • Cayman Islands Latest News:

    Internations Restrictions:
    *Entry to the Cayman Islands: Airports in the Cayman Islands are closed to all scheduled inbound and outbound international passenger flights until further notice. The Cayman Islands Government has contracted with British Airways and Cayman Airways to provide a limited service with the UK, USA, Jamaica, Cuba and Honduras. Only people, who have been pre-authorized may enter the Cayman Islands at this time and they are subject to mandatory quarantine for a period of 14 days, if they are unvaccinated against COVID-19, or 10 days if they are fully vaccinated, in a government facility or pre-approved home isolation.
    From 16 March 2020 the Cayman Islands Government imposed a ban on cruise ships docking in the Cayman Islands.
    Cargo flights, couriers and air ambulance services continue to operate as usual.
    Travel helplines are available to offer advice and assistance to those with an urgent or compassionate need to travel:
    • in the Cayman Islands call +1 345 743 8463 or email travelcayman@gov.ky or submit your details via the website
    • in the UK please contact the Cayman Islands Office in the UK on 020 7491 7772 or info@cigouk.ky
    Inter-Island flights will continue.


    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in the Cayman Islands: Inter-Island flights continue to operate.
    *Public spaces and services: There is currently no community transmission of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands, so domestic Covid-19 restrictions are limited. Public meetings and gatherings of up to 1000 (outside) and 500 people (indoors) are permitted. The fine for exceeding the permitted size of such gatherings is CI$1,000 or up to 6 months imprisonment.
    Workplaces are open but employees are encouraged to work from home where possible.
    Restaurants and bars are open. Spas, gyms, hairdressers and public swimming pools are now open. The bus service has resumed but masks are required on buses and taxis.
    Educational facilities reopened on 24 August 2020.

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    11.06.2021
  • Cayman Islands Latest News: Government lifts restrictions on people leaving Cayman Islands (Cayman News Service, 27.07.2020)

    Internations Restrictions:
    Airports in the Cayman Islands are closed to all inbound and outbound international passenger flights until further notice. Only people, who have been pre-authorised may enter the Cayman Islands at this time and they are subject to mandatory quarantine for a period of 14 days in a government facility or pre-approved home isolation. From 16 March the Cayman Islands Government imposed a ban on cruise ships docking in the Cayman Islands. Cargo flights, couriers and air ambulance services continue to operate as usual. Travel helplines are available to offer advice and assistance to those with an urgent or compassionate need to travel: in the Cayman Islands call +1 345 649 6913 or email emergencytravel@gov.ky or submit your details via the website here

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in the Cayman Islands: Inter-Island flights continue to operate.

    *Public spaces and services: Public meetings and gatherings of up to 500 people are now permitted. The fine for exceeding the permitted size of such gatherings is CI$1,000 or up to 6 months imprisonment. Workplaces are open but employees are encouraged to work from home where possible. Restaurants and bars are open. Spas, gyms, hairdressers and public swimming pools are now open. The bus service has resumed but masks are required on buses and taxis. Educational facilities reopened on 24 August.

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    01.03.2021
  • Cayman Islands Latest News: Government postpones plans to reopen borders until 1 October (CNS, 08.08.2020). Government lifts restrictions on people leaving Cayman Islands (Cayman News Service, 27.07.2020)

    Internations Restrictions:
    Airports in the Cayman Islands are closed to all inbound and outbound international passenger flights until further notice. Only people, who have been pre-authorised may enter the Cayman Islands at this time and they are subject to mandatory quarantine for a period of 14 days in a government facility or pre-approved home isolation. From 16 March the Cayman Islands Government imposed a ban on cruise ships docking in the Cayman Islands. Cargo flights, couriers and air ambulance services continue to operate as usual. Travel helplines are available to offer advice and assistance to those with an urgent or compassionate need to travel: in the Cayman Islands call +1 345 649 6913 or email emergencytravel@gov.ky or submit your details via the website here

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in the Cayman Islands: Inter-Island flights continue to operate.
    *Public spaces and services: Public meetings and gatherings of up to 500 people are now permitted. The fine for exceeding the permitted size of such gatherings is CI$1,000 or up to 6 months imprisonment. Workplaces are open but employees are encouraged to work from home where possible.
    Restaurants and bars are open. Spas, gyms, hairdressers and public swimming pools are now open. The bus service has resumed but masks are required on buses and taxis. Educational facilities reopened on 24 August.

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    16.12.2020
  • Cayman Islands Latest News: Government postpones plans to reopen borders until 1 October (CNS, 08.08.2020). Government lifts restrictions on people leaving Cayman Islands (Cayman News Service, 27.07.2020)

    Internations Restrictions:
    Airports in the Cayman Islands are closed to all inbound and outbound international passenger flights until further notice. Only people, who have been pre-authorised may enter the Cayman Islands at this time and they are subject to mandatory quarantine for a period of 14 days in a government facility or pre-approved home isolation. From 16 March the Cayman Islands Government imposed a ban on cruise ships docking in the Cayman Islands. Cargo flights, couriers and air ambulance services continue to operate as usual. Travel helplines are available to offer advice and assistance to those with an urgent or compassionate need to travel: in the Cayman Islands call +1 345 649 6913 or email emergencytravel@gov.ky or submit your details via the website here

    Internal Restrictions:
    Inter-Island flights continue to operate. Public meetings and gatherings of up to 500 people are now permitted. The fine for exceeding the permitted size of such gatherings is CI$1,000 or up to 6 months imprisonment. Workplaces are open but employees are encouraged to work from home where possible.
    Restaurants and bars are open. Spas, gyms, hairdressers and public swimming pools are now open. The bus service has resumed but masks are required on buses and taxis. Educational facilities reopened on 24 August.

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    14.10.2020
  • Cayman Islands Government postpones plans to reopen borders until 1 October (CNS, 08.08.2020). Government lifts restrictions on people leaving Cayman Islands (Cayman News Service, 27.07.2020)

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    Inbound restrictions:

    Airports in the Cayman Islands are closed to all inbound and outbound international passenger flights until further notice. Only people, who have been pre-authorised may enter the Cayman Islands at this time and they are subject to mandatory quarantine for a period of 14 days in a government facility. From 16 March the Cayman Islands Government imposed a ban on cruise ships docking in the Cayman Islands. Cargo flights, couriers and air ambulance services continue to operate as usual. Travel helplines are available to offer advice and assistance to those with an urgent or compassionate need to travel: in the Cayman Islands call +1 345 649 6913 or email emergencytravel@gov.ky or submit your details via the website [https://www.exploregov.ky/traveltime].

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Inter-Island flights continue to operate. Public meetings and gatherings of up to 250 people are now permitted. The fine for exceeding the permitted size of such gatherings is CI$1,000 or up to 6 months imprisonment. Workplaces are open but employees are encouraged to work from home where possible.
    Restaurants and bars are open. Spas, gyms, hairdressers and public swimming pools are now open. The bus service has resumed but masks are required on buses and taxis. eEducational facilities reopened on 24 August.

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    27.08.2020
  • Cayman Islands *****

    Inbound restrictions:

    Airports in the Cayman Islands are closed to all inbound and outbound international passenger flights until further notice. Only people, who have been pre-authorised may enter the Cayman Islands at this time and they are subject to mandatory quarantine for a period of 14 days in a government facility. From 16 March the Cayman Islands Government imposed a ban on cruise ships docking in the Cayman Islands. Cargo flights, couriers and air ambulance services continue to operate as usual.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Inter-Island flights continue to operate, however, flights from Grand Cayman into Cayman Brac and Little Cayman will be restricted to residents and essential persons, for example, medical staff. There is a ban on public meetings and gatherings of 50 people or more until further notice. This ban excludes premises such as hospitals, pharmacies and supermarkets. The fine for breaching the ban on public gatherings is CI$1,000 or up to 6 months imprisonment.
    Workplaces are open but employees are encouraged to work from home where possible. Restaurants and bars are open. Tables have to be 6 feet apart. Social distancing rules apply. Spas, gyms, hairdressers and public swimming pools are now open subject to social distancing rules. The bus service has resumed but buses are limited to 50% capacity. Taxis are limited to 2 passengers only. Educational facilities will remain closed for the rest of the academic year.

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    22.07.2020
  • Cayman Islands *****

    Inbound restrictions:

    Airports in the Cayman Islands are closed to all inbound and outbound international passenger flights until further notice. People who have been in China in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the Cayman Islands. This does not apply to nationals and residents of the Cayman Islands. Residents of the Cayman Islands, who have been in China in the past 14 days, will be quarantined. Cargo flights, couriers and air ambulance services continue to operate as usual. From 16 March the Cayman Islands Government imposed a ban on cruise ships docking in the Cayman Islands for 60 days.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Inter-Island flights will continue; however, flights from Grand Cayman into Cayman Brac and Little Cayman will be restricted to residents and essential persons, for example, medical staff. The Cayman Islands has implemented shelter-in-place regulations which restrict travel to public places (supermarkets, banks etc) between 4.30am and 10.00pm, and restricts all movement between 10.00pm and 4.30am except for essential workers. There is a ban on public meetings and gatherings of six people or more until further notice. This ban excludes premises such as hospitals, pharmacies and supermarkets. The fine for breaching the ban on public gatherings is CI$1,000 or up to 6 months imprisonment. Some workplaces, including retail shops and building sites are open. Other businesses including law and accounting firms remain closed but employees can work from home. Restaurants and bars are open for outdoor dining with table service only. Tables have to be 8 feet apart and are for a maximum of 6 people. Social distancing rules apply. Spas, gyms, hairdressers and public swimming pools are also closed. Strata pools and tennis courts can be used subject to social distancing rules. The bus service has resumed but buses are limited to 50% capacity. Taxis are limited to 2 passengers only. Educational facilities will remain closed for the rest of the academic year.

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    26.06.2020
  • Cayman Islands The Cayman Islands has suspended all international flights to Owen Roberts International (GCM) airport, with the exception of emergency and Medevac flights. They must obtain a prior approval from the Cayman Islands Civil Aviation Authority.

    Inbound restrictions:

    All airports in the Cayman Islands will remain closed to international leisure and non-essential travel until at least 1 September 2020. Cruise ships and private vessels are not being accepted to the ports of the Cayman Islands.

    Outbound restrictions:

    There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    A daily curfew is in effect from 10:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m. In indoor public places, it now is legally required to wear face coverings under certain conditions. These vary based on the public place, your age, any medical conditions you may have, as well as whether you are in Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac or Little Cayman.

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    12.06.2020
  • Cayman Islands The Cayman Islands has suspended all international flights to Owen Roberts International (GCM) airport, with the exception of emergency and Medevac flights. They must obtain a prior approval from the Cayman Islands Civil Aviation Authority.

    Inbound restrictions:

    Both international airports (Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman and Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac) are closed to all international flights; borders remain closed until at least 1 September. Only returning residents will be allowed entry to the Cayman Islands. All cruise ships are banned until at least 1 September.

    Outbound restrictions:

    There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    The Cayman Islands has implemented shelter-in-place regulations which restrict travel to public places (supermarkets, banks etc) between 4.30am and 10.00pm, and restricts all movement between 10.00pm and 4.30am except for essential workers.
    There is a ban on public meetings and gatherings of six people or more until further notice. This ban excludes premises such as hospitals, pharmacies and supermarkets. The fine for breaching the ban on public gatherings is CI$1,000 or up to 6 months imprisonment.
    Some workplaces, including retail shops and building sites are open. Other businesses including law and accounting firms remain closed but employees can work from home. The bus service has resumed but buses are limited to 50% capacity. Taxis are limited to 2 passengers only.The bus service has resumed but buses are limited to 50% capacity. Taxis are limited to 2 passengers only.

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    10.06.2020
  • Cayman Islands The Cayman Islands has suspended all international flights to Owen Roberts International (GCM) airport, with the exception of emergency and Medevac flights. They must obtain a prior approval from the Cayman Islands Civil Aviation Authority.

    Inbound restrictions:

    Both international airports (Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman and Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac) are closed to all international flights; borders remain closed until at least 1 September. Only returning residents will be allowed entry to the Cayman Islands. All cruise ships are banned until at least 1 September.

    Outbound restrictions:

    There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    As of 19 May, the Shelter-in-Place restrictions have been eased with additional businesses allowed to reopen with limitations. From 4 May, a hard curfew will be in place from 20.00 to 05.00, Monday to Saturday. Breaking curfews will result in heavy fines and/or imprisonment. A soft curfew remains in place Monday through Saturday from 05.00 to 20.00. Residents should stay at home except for essential purposes; two hours a day are permitted for exercise. Beach access is allowed for exercise and swimming between 5:15 and 19.00 Monday through Saturday, using last name protocols. Those with last names starting with A-K are allowed to travel on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Those with names starting with L-Z may travel on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

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    25.05.2020
  • Cayman Islands

    Inbound restrictions:

    Both international airports (Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman and Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac) are closed to all international flights; borders remain closed until at least 1 September. Only returning residents will be allowed entry to the Cayman Islands. All cruise ships are banned until at least 1 September.

    Outbound restrictions:

    There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    As of 19 May, the Shelter-in-Place restrictions have been eased with additional businesses allowed to reopen with limitations. From 4 May, a hard curfew will be in place from 20.00 to 05.00, Monday to Saturday. Breaking curfews will result in heavy fines and/or imprisonment. A soft curfew remains in place Monday through Saturday from 05.00 to 20.00. Residents should stay at home except for essential purposes; two hours a day are permitted for exercise. Beach access is allowed for exercise and swimming between 5:15 and 19.00 Monday through Saturday, using last name protocols. Those with last names starting with A-K are allowed to travel on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Those with names starting with L-Z may travel on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

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    22.05.2020
  • Cayman Islands Airports in the Cayman Islands are closed to all inbound and outbound international passenger flights until further notice. Cargo flights, couriers and air ambulance services continue to operate as usual.

    Flights to Owen Roberts International (GCM) airport are suspended.
    – This does not apply to Cayman Airways domestic flights.
    – This does not apply to emergency and Medevac flights. They must obtain a prior approval from the Civil Aviation in Cayman Isl.

    Inter-Island flights will continue; however, flights from Grand Cayman into Cayman Brac and Little Cayman will be restricted to residents and essential persons, for example, medical staff.

    Internal restrictions:

    A stay-at-home order is in place indefinitely which allows residents to leave their home for essential purposes only. The islands will be under a ‘hard’ curfew on Sundays, meaning all persons, except essential personnel, must remain at home. From 4 May, a curfew will be in place from 20.00 to 05.00, Monday to Saturday. Breaking curfews will result in heavy fines and/or imprisonment. All beach access is restricted. Those with last names starting with A-K are allowed to travel on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Those with names starting with L-Z may travel on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

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    10.05.2020
  • Source OSAC Travel Advisories/
    Foreign travel advice, Gov.UK/
    US State Dept. COVID-19 Country Specific Information/
    Health Services Authority/
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