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Saint Lucia - Castries travel restrictions

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Published on 14.08.2020
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Open for travel from Saint Lucia - Castries
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Entry restrictions
Passengers must complete the “Travel Registration Form” at least 7 days before arrival at https://www.stlucia.org/en/covid-19/ . They must have a printed copy of the auto-response email received after submission.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 18 years.

Passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 5 days before arrival.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 5 years.

Passengers must have a travel authorization letter that their hotel stay has been verified.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 18 years.
– This does not apply to passengers arriving from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis or St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Quarantine is possible
Passengers could be subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test and quarantine; details can be found at https://www.stlucia.org/en/covid-19/

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Flight Restrictions

published 17.10.2020

Entry restrictions
Passengers must complete the “Travel Registration Form” at least 7 days before arrival at stlucia.org. They must have a printed copy of the auto-response email received after submission.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 18 years.

Passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 7 days before arrival.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 5 years.

Passengers must have a travel authorization letter that their hotel stay has been verified.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 18 years.
– This does not apply to passengers arriving from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis or St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

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Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.
Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken five days or less before travel to St Lucia. All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page.

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Vaccination

Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: You cannot use a handwritten COVID card as proof of vaccination for travel purposes.

Persons who have been fully vaccinated will not be required to go into quarantine on arrival. Persons must have received their second dose 14 days prior to arrival on island. This provision is valid from 31 May 2021 to 30 June, 2021.

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Full Restrictions

  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    St Lucia’s border re-opened on 4 June.
    *Testing and Quarantine requirements on arrival: All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. . Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    *Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken five days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider in the country you are travelling from for PCR testing options. You should arrange to take a private test.
    All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    *Quarantine requirements: All returning residents are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property.
    All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for 14 days.
    Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested and required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.
    *Lifting of Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated Persons: Persons who have been fully vaccinated will not be required to go into quarantine on arrival. Persons must have received their second dose 14 days prior to arrival on island. This provision is valid from 31 May 2021 to 30 June, 2021. All other protocols must be adhered to such as mask wearing and social distancing.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: You should not use your national health service vaccine appointment card to demonstrate your vaccine status.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in St Lucia: The following measures are in place:
    • Upon arrival in St Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places
    • Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures
    • Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities
    • Protocols have been established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure
    • Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information.
    • There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open.
    • Minibuses can only transport up to 10 passengers.
    Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia or see St Lucia Tourism Authority website.
    *Accommodation: You must remain at your COVID-certified accommodation in St Lucia for a period of 14 days and not leave the property by vehicle or on foot during this period, unless you are fully vaccinated 14 days before arrival or are on an excursion arranged by the hotel.
    Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property.
    *Public places and services: The following protocols must be followed:
    • Everyone arriving in St Lucia must have a negative PCR test taken no more than 5 days before travel to St Lucia
    • Returning nationals and visitors with a negative PCR test and who are fully vaccinated will not require quarantine. Random testing will be done at all arrival points. Notwithstanding, the CMO retains the power to place visitors in quarantine in order to protect public health
    • Returning nationals and visitors who are not fully vaccinated must stay in in COVID-19 Certified accommodation and must remain within that property for 14 days unless on an excursion arranged by their hotel or travel agency
    • All Business and Commercial activities must adhere to the COVID-19 related protocols issued by the Ministry of Health
    • When possible, employees of all organisations and businesses should work from home and hold all meetings virtually/on online platforms
    • Faith-based organizations may hold special religious rites including weddings, baptisms and funerals with a maximum of 50 persons in attendance;
    • Graduations and school leaving ceremonies are permitted based on square footage of the building and in keeping with all established COVID-19 protocols;
    • Non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols can result in fines. The Government of St Lucia has specifically noted breaches involving guests attempting to leave approved accommodation sites
    Additional protocols are in place until Monday 1 November 2021 to combat transmission of COVID:
    • On Mondays to Fridays, businesses must close by 6pm and everyone must be in their place of residence by 7pm and not leave before 4am the next day
    • On Saturdays, businesses must close by 6pm and everyone must be in their place of residence by 7pm and not leave again until Monday from 4am, i.e. Sunday is a 24 hour . There are few exceptions allowed to the above hours, such as medical emergencies and, on a Sunday, to attend church but everyone must be home by 1pm
    • Religious gatherings are restricted according to square footage, and must follow social distancing protocols
    • Only restaurants and bars that have been authorised to open can have a dine in service and sell alcohol to consume when dining if they have a licence; others may only operate a take away service
    • Sale of alcohol is only permitted at a licenced supermarket, service station or wholesaler
    • Social gatherings are to be minimised and restricted to the household or family members and no more than 10 people
    • No boat rides during this period
    • Minibuses (public transport) can only carry up to 10 passengers at a time
    • Special events will not be allowed, and no loud music permits will be issued
    • Neither vaccinated nor unvaccinated people are allowed to host or attend any social activities including but not limited to parties, boat rides, receptions, etc
    • No formal submission to host or organise events will be processed or permitted in this period
    • Sporting activities allowed but restricted according to capacity and protocols
    • Activities in hotels are permitted on the property during curfew hours. Water sports and other activities such as boat rides, skiing etc must be suspended from Saturday at 6pm to Monday at 4am
    If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there. Information on what happens if you test positive for COVID-19 while in St Lucia is available on the St Lucia Tourism Authority website.

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    15.10.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News: Country reopens for vaccinated travelers; restrictions eased (Times of India, 07.06.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    St Lucia’s border re-opened on 4 June.
    *Testing and Quarantine requirements on arrival: All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. . Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    *Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken five days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider in the country you are travelling from for PCR testing options. You should arrange to take a private test.
    All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    *Quarantine requirements: All returning residents are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property.
    All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for 14 days.
    Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested and required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.
    *Lifting of Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated Persons: Persons who have been fully vaccinated will not be required to go into quarantine on arrival. Persons must have received their second dose 14 days prior to arrival on island. This provision is valid from 31 May 2021 to 30 June, 2021. All other protocols must be adhered to such as mask wearing and social distancing.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: You should not use your national health service vaccine appointment card to demonstrate your vaccine status.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in St Lucia: There is a continued state of emergency in place in St Lucia. The following measures are in place:
    • Upon arrival in St Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places
    • Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures
    • Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities
    • Protocols have been established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure
    • Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information.
    • There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open.
    • Minibuses can only transport up to 10 passengers.
    Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia or see St Lucia Tourism Authority website.
    *Accommodation: You must remain at your COVID-certified accommodation in St Lucia for a period of 14 days and not leave the property by vehicle or on foot during this period, unless you are fully vaccinated 14 days before arrival or are on an excursion arranged by the hotel.
    Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property.
    From 13 August to 15 October, you cannot stay in a local COVID approved property where unvaccinated visitors are accommodated and, if you are unvaccinated, you cannot have any residents to stay in the property with you.
    *Public places and services: The following protocols must be followed:
    • Everyone arriving in St Lucia must have a negative PCR test taken no more than 5 days before travel to St Lucia
    • Returning nationals and visitors with a negative PCR test and who are fully vaccinated will not require quarantine. Random testing will be done at all arrival points. Notwithstanding, the CMO retains the power to place visitors in quarantine in order to protect public health
    • Returning nationals and visitors who are not fully vaccinated must stay in in COVID-19 Certified accommodation and must remain within that property for 14 days unless on an excursion arranged by their hotel or travel agency
    • All Business and Commercial activities must adhere to the COVID-19 related protocols issued by the Ministry of Health
    • When possible, employees of all organisations and businesses should work from home and hold all meetings virtually/on online platforms
    • Faith-based organizations may hold special religious rites including weddings, baptisms and funerals with a maximum of 100 persons in attendance;
    • Graduations and school leaving ceremonies are permitted based on square footage of the building and in keeping with all established COVID-19 protocols;
    • Non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols can result in fines. The Government of St Lucia has specifically noted breaches involving guests attempting to leave approved accommodation sites
    Additional protocols are in place until 15 October 2021 to combat a recent increase in transmission leading to an increase in confirmed cases of COVID:
    The curfew hours are:
    • Friday 1 October from 8pm to 4am;
    • Saturday 2 October from 8pm to Tuesday 5 October at 4am, which means a 24 hour curfew on Sunday 3 and Monday 4 October (a local holiday)
    • Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 October from 7pm to 4am each day
    • Saturday 9 at 4pm to Monday 11 October at 4am
    • Monday 11 to Friday 15 October from 7pm to 4am each day
    • All businesses must close one hour before the curfew starts
    • Restaurants and bars can only have a dine in service for fully vaccinated customers, but cannot serve alcohol
    • Sale of alcohol is only permitted at a licenced supermarket, service station or wholesaler
    • Social gatherings are to be minimised and restricted to the household or family members and no more than 10 people
    • No boat rides during this period
    • Minibuses (public transport) can only carry up to 10 passengers at a time
    • Religious gatherings are restricted according to square footage, and must follow social distancing protocols
    • Special events will not be allowed, and no loud music permits will be issued
    • Neither vaccinated nor unvaccinated people are allowed to host or attend any social activities including but not limited to parties, boat rides, receptions, etc.
    • No formal submission to host or organise events will be processed or permitted in this period
    • Sporting activities allowed but restricted according to capacity and protocols
    • Activities in hotels are permitted on the property during curfew hours. Water sports and other activities such as boat rides, skiing etc must be suspended during the Saturday to Monday curfew hours

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    01.10.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News: Country reopens for vaccinated travelers; restrictions eased (Times of India, 07.06.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    St Lucia’s border re-opened on 4 June.
    *Testing and Quarantine requirements on arrival: All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. . Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    *Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken five days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider in the country you are travelling from for PCR testing options. You should arrange to take a private test.
    All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    *Quarantine requirements: All returning residents are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property.
    All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for 14 days.
    Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested and required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.
    *Lifting of Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated Persons: Persons who have been fully vaccinated will not be required to go into quarantine on arrival. Persons must have received their second dose 14 days prior to arrival on island. This provision is valid from 31 May 2021 to 30 June, 2021. All other protocols must be adhered to such as mask wearing and social distancing.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: You should not use your national health service vaccine appointment card to demonstrate your vaccine status.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in St Lucia: There is a continued state of emergency in place in St Lucia. The following measures are in place:
    • Upon arrival in St Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places
    • Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures
    • Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities
    • Protocols have been established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure
    • Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information.
    • There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open.

    • Minibuses can only transport up to 10 passengers.
    Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia or see St Lucia Tourism Authority website
    *Accommodation: You must remain at your COVID-certified accommodation in St Lucia for a period of 14 days and not leave the property by vehicle or on foot during this period, unless you are fully vaccinated 14 days before arrival or are on an excursion arranged by the hotel.
    Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property.
    From 13 August to 30 September, you cannot stay in a local COVID approved property where unvaccinated visitors are accommodated and, if you are unvaccinated, you cannot have any residents to stay in the property with you.
    *Public places and services: The following protocols must be followed:
    • Everyone arriving in St Lucia must have a negative PCR test taken no more than 5 days before travel to St Lucia
    • Returning nationals and visitors with a negative PCR test and who are fully vaccinated will not require quarantine. Random testing will be done at all arrival points. Notwithstanding, the CMO retains the power to place visitors in quarantine in order to protect public health
    • Returning nationals and visitors who are not fully vaccinated must stay in in COVID-19 Certified accommodation and must remain within that property for 14 days unless on an excursion arranged by their hotel or travel agency
    • All Business and Commercial activities must adhere to the COVID-19 related protocols issued by the Ministry of Health
    • When possible, employees of all organisations and businesses should work from home and hold all meetings virtually/on online platforms
    • Faith-based organizations may hold special religious rites including weddings, baptisms and funerals with a maximum of 100 persons in attendance;
    • Graduations and school leaving ceremonies are permitted based on square footage of the building and in keeping with all established COVID-19 protocols;
    • Non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols can result in fines. The Government of St Lucia has specifically noted breaches involving guests attempting to leave approved accommodation sites
    Additional protocols are in place until 30 September 2021 to combat a recent increase in transmission leading to an increase in confirmed cases of COVID:
    • The curfew hours are: Mondays to Fridays from 7pm to 4am; Saturday 25 September from 4pm to Monday 27, which means a 24 hour curfew on Sunday;
    • All businesses must close at least one hour before the curfew starts;
    • Restaurants can only have a take away service; restaurants and bars are not allowed to sell alcohol;
    • Sale of alcohol is only permitted at a licenced supermarket, service station or wholesaler
    • Social gatherings are to be minimised and restricted to the household or family members and no more than 10 people;
    • No boat rides during this period;
    • Minibuses (public transport) can only carry up to 10 passengers at a time;
    • Religious gatherings are restricted according to square footage, and must follow social distancing protocols;
    • Special events will not be allowed, and no loud music permits will be issued;
    • Neither vaccinated nor unvaccinated people are allowed to host or attend any social activities including but not limited to parties, boat rides, receptions, etc;
    • No formal submission to host or organise events will be processed or permitted in this period;
    • Sporting activities allowed but restricted according to capacity and protocols;
    • Activities in hotels are permitted on the property during curfew hours. Water sports and other activities such as boat rides, skiing etc must be suspended during the Saturday to Monday curfew hours.
    *If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there. Information on what happens if you test positive for COVID-19 while in St Lucia is available on the
    St Lucia Tourism Authority website.

    Read more
    22.09.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News: Country reopens for vaccinated travelers; restrictions eased (Times of India, 07.06.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    St Lucia’s border re-opened on 4 June.
    *Testing and Quarantine requirements on arrival: All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. . Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    *Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken five days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider in the country you are travelling from for PCR testing options. You should arrange to take a private test.
    All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    *Quarantine requirements: All returning residents are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property.
    All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for 14 days.
    Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested and required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.
    *Lifting of Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated Persons: Persons who have been fully vaccinated will not be required to go into quarantine on arrival. Persons must have received their second dose 14 days prior to arrival on island. This provision is valid from 31 May 2021 to 30 June, 2021. All other protocols must be adhered to such as mask wearing and social distancing.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: You should not use your national health service vaccine appointment card to demonstrate your vaccine status.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in St Lucia: There is a continued state of emergency in place in St Lucia. The following measures are in place:
    • Upon arrival in St Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places
    • Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures
    • Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities
    • Protocols have been established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure
    • Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information.
    • There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open.
    • Minibuses can only transport up to 10 passengers.
    Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia or see St Lucia Tourism Authority website
    *Accommodation: You must remain at your COVID-certified accommodation in St Lucia for a period of 14 days and not leave the property by vehicle or on foot during this period, unless you are fully vaccinated 14 days before arrival or are on an excursion arranged by the hotel.
    Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property.
    From 13 August to 21 September, you cannot stay in a local COVID approved property where unvaccinated visitors are accommodated and, if you are unvaccinated, you cannot have any residents to stay in the property with you.
    *Public places and services: The following protocols must be followed:
    • Everyone arriving in St Lucia must have a negative PCR test taken no more than 5 days before travel to St Lucia
    • Returning nationals and visitors with a negative PCR test and who are fully vaccinated will not require quarantine. Random testing will be done at all arrival points. Notwithstanding, the CMO retains the power to place visitors in quarantine in order to protect public health
    • Returning nationals and visitors who are not fully vaccinated must stay in in COVID-19 Certified accommodation and must remain within that property for 14 days unless on an excursion arranged by their hotel or travel agency
    • All Business and Commercial activities must adhere to the COVID-19 related protocols issued by the Ministry of Health
    • When possible, employees of all organisations and businesses should work from home and hold all meetings virtually/on online platforms
    • Faith-based organizations may hold special religious rites including weddings, baptisms and funerals with a maximum of 100 persons in attendance;
    • Graduations and school leaving ceremonies are permitted based on square footage of the building and in keeping with all established COVID-19 protocols;
    • Non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols can result in fines. The Government of St Lucia has specifically noted breaches involving guests attempting to leave approved accommodation sites
    Additional protocols are in place until 21 September 2021 to combat a recent increase in transmission leading to an increase in confirmed cases of COVID:
    • The curfew hours are: Tuesday 14 to Friday 17 September from 7pm to 4am; Saturday 18 September from 4pm to Monday 20 September at 4am; and from 4pm on Monday 20 September to 4am on Tuesday 21 September;
    • All businesses must close at least one hour before the curfew starts;
    • Restaurants can only have a take away service; restaurants and bars are not allowed to sell alcohol;
    • Sale of alcohol is only permitted at a licenced supermarket, service station or wholesaler
    • Social gatherings are to be minimised and restricted to the household or family members and no more than 10 people;
    • No boat rides during this period;
    • Minibuses (public transport) can only carry up to 10 passengers at a time;
    • Religious gatherings are restricted according to square footage, and must follow social distancing protocols;
    • Special events will not be allowed, and no loud music permits will be issued;
    • Neither vaccinated nor unvaccinated people are allowed to host or attend any social activities including but not limited to parties, boat rides, receptions, etc;
    • No formal submission to host or organise events will be processed or permitted in this period;
    • Sporting activities allowed but restricted according to capacity and protocols;
    • Activities in hotels are permitted on the property during curfew hours. Water sports and other activities such as boat rides, skiing etc must be suspended during the Saturday to Monday curfew hours.

    *If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there. Information on what happens if you test positive for COVID-19 while in St Lucia is available on the St Lucia Tourism Authority website.

    Read more
    14.09.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News: Country reopens for vaccinated travelers; restrictions eased (Times of India, 07.06.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    St Lucia’s border re-opened on 4 June.
    *Testing and Quarantine requirements on arrival: All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. . Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    *Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken five days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider in the country you are travelling from for PCR testing options. You should arrange to take a private test.
    All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    *Quarantine requirements: All returning residents are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property.
    All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for 14 days.
    Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested and required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.
    *Lifting of Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated Persons: Persons who have been fully vaccinated will not be required to go into quarantine on arrival. Persons must have received their second dose 14 days prior to arrival on island. This provision is valid from 31 May 2021 to 30 June, 2021. All other protocols must be adhered to such as mask wearing and social distancing.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: You should not use your national health service vaccine appointment card to demonstrate your vaccine status.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in St Lucia: There is a continued state of emergency in place in St Lucia. The following measures are in place:
    • Upon arrival in St Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places
    • Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures
    • Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities
    • Protocols have been established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure
    • Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information.
    • There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open.
    • Minibuses can only transport up to 10 passengers.
    Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia or see St Lucia Tourism Authority website
    *Accommodation: You must remain at your COVID-certified accommodation in St Lucia for a period of 14 days and not leave the property by vehicle or on foot during this period, unless you are fully vaccinated 14 days before arrival or are on an excursion arranged by the hotel.
    Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property.
    From 13 August to 14 September, you cannot stay in a local COVID approved property where unvaccinated visitors are accommodated and, if you are unvaccinated, you cannot have any residents to stay in the property with you.
    *Public places and services: The following protocols must be followed:
    Everyone arriving in St Lucia must have a negative PCR test taken no more than 5 days before travel to St Lucia
    Returning nationals and visitors with a negative PCR test and who are fully vaccinated will not require quarantine. Random testing will be done at all arrival points. Notwithstanding, the CMO retains the power to place visitors in quarantine in order to protect public health
    • Returning nationals and visitors who are not fully vaccinated must stay in in COVID-19 Certified accommodation and must remain within that property for 14 days unless on an excursion arranged by their hotel or travel agency
    • All Business and Commercial activities must adhere to the COVID-19 related protocols issued by the Ministry of Health
    • When possible, employees of all organisations and businesses should work from home and hold all meetings virtually/on online platforms
    • Faith-based organizations may hold special religious rites including weddings, baptisms and funerals with a maximum of 100 persons in attendance;
    • Graduations and school leaving ceremonies are permitted based on square footage of the building and in keeping with all established COVID-19 protocols;
    • Non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols can result in fines. The Government of St Lucia has specifically noted breaches involving guests attempting to leave approved accommodation sites
    • Additional protocols are in place until 14 September 2021 to combat a recent increase in transmission leading to an increase in confirmed cases of COVID:
    The curfew hours are: Monday 6 to Friday 10 September from 7pm to 4am; Saturday 11 September from 4pm to Monday 13 September at 4am; and from 4pm on Monday 13 September to 4am on Tuesday 14 September;
    • All businesses must close at least one hour before the curfew starts;
    • Restaurants can only have a take away service; restaurants and bars are not allowed to sell alcohol;
    • Sale of alcohol is only permitted at a licenced supermarket, service station or wholesaler
    • Social gatherings are to be minimised and restricted to the household or family members and no more than 10 people;
    • No boat rides during this period;
    • Minibuses (public transport) can only carry up to 10 passengers at a time;
    • Religious gatherings are restricted according to square footage, and must follow social distancing protocols;
    • Special events will not be allowed, and no loud music permits will be issued;
    • Neither vaccinated nor unvaccinated people are allowed to host or attend any social activities including but not limited to parties, boat rides, receptions, etc;
    • No formal submission to host or organise events will be processed or permitted in this period;
    • Sporting activities allowed but restricted according to capacity and protocols;
    • Activities in hotels are permitted on the property during curfew hours. Water sports and other activities such as boat rides, skiing etc must be suspended during the Saturday to Monday curfew hours.

    Read more
    06.09.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News: Country reopens for vaccinated travelers; restrictions eased (Times of India, 07.06.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    St Lucia’s border re-opened on 4 June.
    *Testing and Quarantine requirements on arrival: All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. . Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    *Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken five days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider in the country you are travelling from for PCR testing options. You should arrange to take a private test.
    All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    *Quarantine requirements: All returning residents are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property.
    All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for 14 days.
    Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested and required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.
    *Lifting of Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated Persons: Persons who have been fully vaccinated will not be required to go into quarantine on arrival. Persons must have received their second dose 14 days prior to arrival on island. This provision is valid from 31 May 2021 to 30 June, 2021. All other protocols must be adhered to such as mask wearing and social distancing.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: You should not use your national health service vaccine appointment card to demonstrate your vaccine status.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in St Lucia: There is a continued state of emergency in place in St Lucia. The following measures are in place:
    • Upon arrival in St Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places
    • Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures
    • Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities
    • Protocols have been established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure
    • Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information.
    • There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open.
    • Minibuses can only transport up to 10 passengers.
    Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia or see St Lucia Tourism Authority website
    *Accommodation: You must remain at your COVID-certified accommodation in St Lucia for a period of 14 days and not leave the property by vehicle or on foot during this period, unless you are fully vaccinated 14 days before arrival or are on an excursion arranged by the hotel.
    Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property.
    From 13 August to 6 September, you cannot stay in a local COVID approved property where unvaccinated visitors are accommodated and, if you are unvaccinated, you cannot have any residents to stay in the property with you.
    *Public places and services: The following protocols must be followed:
    • Everyone arriving in St Lucia must have a negative PCR test taken no more than 5 days before travel to St Lucia
    • Returning nationals and visitors with a negative PCR test and who are fully vaccinated will not require quarantine. Random testing will be done at all arrival points. Notwithstanding, the CMO retains the power to place visitors in quarantine in order to protect public health
    • Returning nationals and visitors who are not fully vaccinated must stay in in COVID-19 Certified accommodation and must remain within that property for 14 days unless on an excursion arranged by their hotel or travel agency
    • All Business and Commercial activities must adhere to the COVID-19 related protocols issued by the Ministry of Health
    • When possible, employees of all organisations and businesses should work from home and hold all meetings virtually/on online platforms
    • Faith-based organizations may hold special religious rites including weddings, baptisms and funerals with a maximum of 100 persons in attendance;
    • Graduations and school leaving ceremonies are permitted based on square footage of the building and in keeping with all established COVID-19 protocols;
    • Non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols can result in fines. The Government of St Lucia has specifically noted breaches involving guests attempting to leave approved accommodation sites
    Additional protocols are in place until 6 September 2021 to combat a recent increase in transmission leading to an increase in confirmed cases of COVID:
    • The curfew hours are: Monday 30 August to Friday 3 September from 7pm to 4am; Saturday 4 September from 4pm to Monday 6 September at 4am;
    • All businesses must close at least one hour before the curfew starts;
    • Restaurants can only have a take away service;
    • Social gatherings are to be minimised and restricted to the household or family members and no more than 10 people;
    • No boat rides during this period;
    • Minibuses (public transport) can only carry up to 10 passengers at a time;
    • Religious gatherings are restricted according to square footage, and must follow social distancing protocols;
    • Special events will not be allowed, and no loud music permits will be issued;
    • Special religious rites such as baptisms, weddings and funerals will be limited to 100 people (inclusive of guests, leaders and hosts), and by invitation only;
    • Neither vaccinated nor unvaccinated people are allowed to host or attend any social activities including but not limited to parties, boat rides, receptions, etc;
    • No formal submission to host or organise events will be processed or permitted in this period;
    • Sporting activities allowed but restricted according to capacity and protocols;
    *If you test positive for COVID-19: you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there. Information on what happens if you test positive for COVID-19 while in St Lucia is available on the St Lucia Tourism Authority website

    Read more
    30.08.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News: Country reopens for vaccinated travelers; restrictions eased (Times of India, 07.06.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    St Lucia’s border re-opened on 4 June.
    *Testing and Quarantine requirements on arrival: All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. . Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    *Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken five days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider in the country you are travelling from for PCR testing options. You should arrange to take a private test.
    All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    *Quarantine requirements: All returning residents are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property.
    All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for 14 days.
    Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested and required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.
    *Lifting of Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated Persons: Persons who have been fully vaccinated will not be required to go into quarantine on arrival. Persons must have received their second dose 14 days prior to arrival on island. This provision is valid from 31 May 2021 to 30 June, 2021. All other protocols must be adhered to such as mask wearing and social distancing.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: You should not use your national health service vaccine appointment card to demonstrate your vaccine status.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in St Lucia: There is a continued state of emergency in place in St Lucia. The following measures are in place:
    • Upon arrival in St Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places
    • Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures
    • Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities
    • Protocols have been established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure
    • Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information.
    • There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open.
    • Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia or see St Lucia Tourism Authority website/< a>
    *Accommodation: You must remain at your COVID-certified accommodation in St Lucia for a period of 14 days and not leave the property by vehicle or on foot during this period, unless you are fully vaccinated 14 days before arrival or are on an excursion arranged by the hotel.
    Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property.
    From 13 to 31 August, you cannot stay in a local COVID approved property where unvaccinated visitors are accommodated and, if you are unvaccinated, you cannot have any residents to stay in the property with you.
    *Public places and services: The following protocols must be followed:
    • Everyone arriving in St Lucia must have a negative PCR test taken no more than 5 days before travel to St Lucia
    • Returning nationals and visitors with a negative PCR test and who are fully vaccinated will not require quarantine. Random testing will be done at all arrival points. Notwithstanding, the CMO retains the power to place visitors in quarantine in order to protect public health
    • Returning nationals and visitors who are not fully vaccinated must stay in in COVID-19 Certified accommodation and must remain within that property for 14 days unless on an excursion arranged by their hotel or travel agency
    • All Business and Commercial activities must adhere to the COVID-19 related protocols issued by the Ministry of Health
    • When possible, employees of all organisations and businesses should work from home and hold all meetings virtually/on online platforms
    • Faithr-based organizations may hold special religious rites including weddings, baptisms and funerals with a maximum of 100 persons in attendance;
    • Graduations and school leaving ceremonies are permitted based on square footage of the building and in keeping with all established COVID-19 protocols;
    • Non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols can result in fines. The Government of St Lucia has specifically noted breaches involving guests attempting to leave approved accommodation sites
    Additional protocols are in place until 31 August 2021, to combat a recent increase in transmission leading to an increase in confirmed cases of COVID:
    • The curfew hours are: Monday to Thursday from 9pm to 4am; Friday and Saturday from 7pm to 4am and Sunday from 4pm to 4am
    • All businesses, including bars and restaurants (outside of hotels) must close an hour before the curfew starts to allow staff and patrons to place of stay before 9pm
    • Social gatherings are to be minimised and restricted to the household or family members and no more than 10 people;
    • No boat rides during this period;
    • Religious gatherings are restricted according to square footage, and must follow social distancing protocols;
    • Special events will not be allowed, and no loud music permits will be issued;
    • Special religious rites such as baptisms, weddings and funerals will be limited to 100 people (inclusive of guests, leaders and hosts), and by invitation only;
    • Neither vaccinated nor unvaccinated people are allowed to host or attend any social activities including but not limited to parties, boat rides, receptions, etc;
    • No formal submission to host or organise events will be processed or permitted in this period;
    • Sporting activities allowed but restricted according to capacity and protocols;
    *If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there. Information on what happens if you test positive for COVID-19 while in St Lucia is available on the
    St Lucia Tourism Authority website.
    Plan ahead and make sure you: can access money; understand what your insurance will cover; can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned

    Read more
    20.08.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News: Country reopens for vaccinated travelers; restrictions eased (Times of India, 07.06.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    St Lucia’s border re-opened on 4 June.
    *Testing and Quarantine requirements on arrival: All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. . Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    *Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken five days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider in the country you are travelling from for PCR testing options. You should arrange to take a private test.
    All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    *Quarantine requirements: All returning residents are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property.
    All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for 14 days.
    Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested and required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.
    *Lifting of Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated Persons: Persons who have been fully vaccinated will not be required to go into quarantine on arrival. Persons must have received their second dose 14 days prior to arrival on island. This provision is valid from 31 May 2021 to 30 June, 2021. All other protocols must be adhered to such as mask wearing and social distancing.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: You should not use your national health service vaccine appointment card to demonstrate your vaccine status.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in St Lucia: There is a continued state of emergency in place in St Lucia. The following measures are in place:
    • Upon arrival in St Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places
    • Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures
    • Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities
    • Protocols have been established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure
    • Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information.
    • There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open.
    Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia or see St Lucia Tourism Authority website
    *Accommodation: You must remain at your COVID-certified accommodation in St Lucia for a period of 14 days and not leave the property by vehicle or on foot during this period, unless you are fully vaccinated 14 days before arrival or are on an excursion arranged by the hotel.
    Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property.
    From 13 to 31 August, you cannot stay in a local COVID approved property where unvaccinated visitors are accommodated and, if you are unvaccinated, you cannot have any residents to stay in the property with you.
    *Public places and services: The following protocols must be followed:
    • Everyone arriving in St Lucia must have a negative PCR test taken no more than 5 days before travel to St Lucia
    • Returning nationals and visitors with a negative PCR test and who are fully vaccinated will not require quarantine. Random testing will be done at all arrival points. Notwithstanding, the CMO retains the power to place visitors in quarantine in order to protect public health
    • Returning nationals and visitors who are not fully vaccinated must stay in in COVID-19 Certified accommodation and must remain within that property for 14 days unless on an excursion arranged by their hotel or travel agency
    • All Business and Commercial activities must adhere to the COVID-19 related protocols issued by the Ministry of Health
    • When possible, employees of all organisations and businesses should work from home and hold all meetings virtually/on online platforms
    • Faith-based organizations may hold special religious rites including weddings, baptisms and funerals with a maximum of 100 persons in attendance;
    • Graduations and school leaving ceremonies are permitted based on square footage of the building and in keeping with all established COVID-19 protocols;
    • Non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols can result in fines. The Government of St Lucia has specifically noted breaches involving guests attempting to leave approved accommodation sites
    Additional protocols are in place from 13 to 31 August 2021, to combat a recent increase in transmission leading to an increase in confirmed cases of COVID:
    • There is a curfew from 9pm to 4am each day.
    • All businesses, including bars and restaurants (outside of hotels) must close by 8pm to allow staff and patrons to place of stay before 9pm.
    • Social gatherings are to be minimised and restricted to the household or family members and no more than 10 people;
    • No boat rides during this period;
    • Religious gatherings are restricted according to square footage, and must follow social distancing protocols;
    • Special events will not be allowed, and no loud music permits will be issued;
    • Special religious rites such as baptisms, weddings and funerals will be limited to 100 people (inclusive of guests, leaders and hosts), and by invitation only;
    • Neither vaccinated nor unvaccinated people are allowed to host or attend any social activities including but not limited to parties, boat rides, receptions, etc;
    • No formal submission to host or organise events will be processed or permitted in this period;
    • Sporting activities allowed but restricted according to capacity and protocols;
    * If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there. Information on what happens if you test positive for COVID-19 while in St Lucia is available on the St Lucia Tourism Authority website.
    Plan ahead and make sure you: can access money; understand what your insurance will cover; can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned

    Read more
    13.08.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News: Country reopens for vaccinated travelers; restrictions eased (Times of India, 07.06.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    St Lucia’s border re-opened on 4 June.
    *Testing and Quarantine requirements on arrival: All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. . Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    *Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken five days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider in the country you are travelling from for PCR testing options. You should arrange to take a private test.
    All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    *Quarantine requirements: All returning residents are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property.
    All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for 14 days.
    Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested and required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.
    *Lifting of Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated Persons: Persons who have been fully vaccinated will not be required to go into quarantine on arrival. Persons must have received their second dose 14 days prior to arrival on island. This provision is valid from 31 May 2021 to 30 June, 2021. All other protocols must be adhered to such as mask wearing and social distancing.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: You should not use your national health service vaccine appointment card to demonstrate your vaccine status.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19: Testing and Quarantine requirements on arrival; All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page . Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    • Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken five days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider in the UK or your country you are travelling from for PCR testing options. You should not use the NHS testing service to get a test in order to facilitate your travel to another country. You should arrange to take a private test.
    • All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    *Quarantine requirements:
    • All returning residents are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property.
    • All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for 14 days.
    • Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested and required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.
    *Lifting of Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated Persons: Persons who have been fully vaccinated will not be required to go into quarantine on arrival. Persons must have received their second dose 14 days prior to arrival on island. All other protocols must be adhered to such as mask wearing and social distancing. Complete list of protocols are on https://www.stlucia.org/en_UK/
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: 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.

    Read more
    28.07.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News: Country reopens for vaccinated travelers; restrictions eased (Times of India, 07.06.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    St Lucia’s border re-opened on 4 June.
    *Testing and Quarantine requirements on arrival: All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. . Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    *Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken five days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider in the country you are travelling from for PCR testing options. You should arrange to take a private test.
    All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    *Quarantine requirements: All returning residents are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property.
    All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for 14 days.
    Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested and required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.
    *Lifting of Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated Persons: Persons who have been fully vaccinated will not be required to go into quarantine on arrival. Persons must have received their second dose 14 days prior to arrival on island. This provision is valid from 31 May 2021 to 30 June, 2021. All other protocols must be adhered to such as mask wearing and social distancing.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: You should not use your national health service vaccine appointment card to demonstrate your vaccine status.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in St Lucia: There is a continued state of emergency in place in St Lucia. The following measures are in place:
    • Upon arrival in St Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places
    • Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures
    • Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities
    • Protocols have been established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure
    • Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information.
    • There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open.
    Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia or see St Lucia’s website
    *Accommodation: You must remain at your COVID-certified accommodation in St Lucia for a period of 14 days and not leave the property by vehicle or on foot during this period, unless you are fully vaccinated 14 days before arrival or are on an excursion arranged by the hotel.
    Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property.
    *Public places and services: New national protocols are in effect from 25 June, 2021:
    • There is a curfew from 11pm to 4am each day
    • Everyone arriving in St Lucia must have a negative PCR test taken no more than 5 days before travel to St Lucia
    • Returning nationals and visitors with a negative PCR test and who are fully vaccinated will not require quarantine. Random testing will be done at all arrival points. Notwithstanding, the CMO retains the power to place visitors in quarantine in order to protect public health
    • Returning nationals and visitors who are not fully vaccinated must stay in in COVID-19 Certified accommodation and must remain within that property for 14 days unless on an excursion arranged by their hotel or travel agency
    • All Business and Commercial activities, including shops, restaurants and bars can remain open until 10pm local time. All activities must adhere to the COVID-19 related protocols issued by the Ministry of Health
    • When possible, employees of all organisations and businesses should work from home and hold all meetings virtually/on online platforms
    • Faith-based organizations may hold special religious rites including weddings, baptisms and funerals with a maximum of 100 persons in attendance;
    • Graduations and school leaving ceremonies are permitted based on square footage of the building and in keeping with all established COVID-19 protocols;
    • Social events with up to one hundred and fifty (150) fully vaccinated persons are permitted after authorization through the Ministry of Health and the Commissioner of Police;
    • Non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols can result in fines and/or arrest. The Government of St Lucia has specifically noted breaches involving guests attempting to leave approved accommodation sites

    Read more
    06.07.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News: Country reopens for vaccinated travelers; restrictions eased (Times of India, 07.06.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    St Lucia’s border re-opened on 4 June.
    *Testing and Quarantine requirements on arrival: All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. . Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    *Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken five days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider in the country you are travelling from for PCR testing options. You should arrange to take a private test.
    All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    *Quarantine requirements: All returning residents are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property.
    All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for 14 days.
    Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested and required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.
    *Lifting of Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated Persons: Persons who have been fully vaccinated will not be required to go into quarantine on arrival. Persons must have received their second dose 14 days prior to arrival on island. This provision is valid from 31 May 2021 to 30 June, 2021. All other protocols must be adhered to such as mask wearing and social distancing.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: You should not use your national health service vaccine appointment card to demonstrate your vaccine status.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in St Lucia: There is a continued state of emergency in place in St Lucia. From 9 July: c
    • Upon arrival in St Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places
    • Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures
    • Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities
    • Protocols have been established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure
    • Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information.
    • There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open.
    Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia or see St Lucia’s website
    *Accommodation: You must remain at your COVID-certified accommodation in St Lucia for a period of 14 days unless you are on an excursion arranged by the hotel. You may not leave the property by vehicle or on foot during this period.
    Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property.
    *Public places and services: New national protocols are in effect from 22 January, 2021:
    • All visitors staying in a COVID-19 Certified hotel, must remain within that property for 14 days unless on an excursion arranged by the hotel
    • All Business and Commercial activities, including shops, restaurants and bars close at 9pm local time. All activities must adhere to the COVID-19 related protocols issued by the Ministry of Health
    • When possible, employees of all organisations and businesses should work from home and hold all meetings virtually/on online platforms
    • Non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols can result in fines and/or arrest. The Government of St Lucia has specifically noted breaches involving guests attempting to leave approved accommodation sites

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    02.06.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). St Lucia’s border re-opened on 4 June.
    Testing and Quarantine requirements on arrival:
    All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the
    St Lucia COVID-19 page. Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    • Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken five days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider in the UK or your country you are travelling from for PCR testing options. You should arrange to take a private test.
    • All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    *Quarantine requirements: All returning residents are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property.
    • All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for 14 days.
    • Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested and required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status
    You cannot use a handwritten COVID card as proof of vaccination for travel purposes.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in St Lucia: There is a continued state of emergency in place in St Lucia. From 9 July: c
    • Upon arrival in St Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places
    • Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures
    • Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities
    • Protocols have been established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure
    • Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information.
    • There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open.
    Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia or see St Lucia’s website
    *Accommodation: You must remain at your COVID-certified accommodation in St Lucia for a period of 14 days unless you are on an excursion arranged by the hotel. You may not leave the property by vehicle or on foot during this period.
    Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property.
    *Public places and services: New national protocols are in effect from 22 January, 2021:
    • All visitors staying in a COVID-19 Certified hotel, must remain within that property for 14 days unless on an excursion arranged by the hotel
    • All Business and Commercial activities, including shops, restaurants and bars close at 9pm local time. All activities must adhere to the COVID-19 related protocols issued by the Ministry of Health
    • When possible, employees of all organisations and businesses should work from home and hold all meetings virtually/on online platforms
    • Non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols can result in fines and/or arrest. The Government of St Lucia has specifically noted breaches involving guests attempting to leave approved accommodation sites

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    14.05.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). St Lucia’s border re-opened on 4 June.
    *Testing and Quarantine requirements on arrival:
    All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    • Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken five days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare You should arrange to take a private test.
    • All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    *Quarantine requirements: All returning residents are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property.
    • All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for 14 days.
    .
    • Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested and required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in St Lucia: There is a continued state of emergency in place in St Lucia. From 9 July: c
    • Upon arrival in St Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places
    • Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures
    • Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities
    • Protocols have been established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure
    • Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information.
    • There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open.
    Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia or see St Lucia’s website
    *Accommodation: You must remain at your COVID-certified accommodation in St Lucia for a period of 14 days unless you are on an excursion arranged by the hotel. You may not leave the property by vehicle or on foot during this period.
    Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property.
    *Public places and services: New national protocols are in effect from 22 January, 2021:
    • All visitors staying in a COVID-19 Certified hotel, must remain within that property for 14 days unless on an excursion arranged by the hotel
    • All Business and Commercial activities, including shops, restaurants and bars close at 9pm local time. All activities must adhere to the COVID-19 related protocols issued by the Ministry of Health
    • When possible, employees of all organisations and businesses should work from home and hold all meetings virtually/on online platforms
    • Non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols can result in fines and/or arrest. The Government of St Lucia has specifically noted breaches involving guests attempting to leave approved accommodation sites

    Read more
    06.05.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Our island is open to visitors from all countries.
    MANDATORY ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Travel Update: Revised PCR Testing Protocol for Entry to Saint Lucia Begins February 10
    Effective February 10, all arrivals to Saint Lucia (5 years and older) must have a negative result from a PCR test taken no more than 5 days before arrival.

    Consistent with existing protocols, all arrivals to Saint Lucia:
    Must complete and submit a Travel Registration Form
    Must adhere to all safety protocols in place throughout Saint Lucia, including wearing a mask in public.
    Shall be subject to mandatory screening and temperature checks at the port of entry and throughout your stay.
    Shall be transferred by certified taxi to their approved COVID-19 approved accommodation.

    Effective 10 February 2021 travelers to Saint Lucia must receive a negative result from a PCR Test taken no more than 5 days before travel.
    If you will travel on a Sunday, the earliest you can take your test is on the preceding Wednesday.
    https://www.stlucia.org/en/covid-19/

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    15.02.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News: American Airlines, JetBlue, United Airlines resume flights to St. Lucia (Loop SL, 09.11.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    There will be further changes to British Airways normal flight schedule. Effective from 22 January 2021, British Airways will operate one weekly flights between London Gatwick to St Lucia. Flights to and from the United States and Canada are operating. All flight schedules are subject to change. Check with the airline or your travel company for the latest information on flight schedules and rules prior to booking.
    All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken seven days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider for PCR testing options. Visitors travelling from the Travel Bubble destinations that have zero or a low instance of COVID-19 cases designated by the Government of St Lucia are required to obtain a negative PCR test result no more than seven days prior to the date of travel. Visitors with a travel history from these areas in the last 21 days will be exempt from quarantine. Check here for the Government of St Lucia’s updated list. All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    All returning residents, except those from the Travel Bubble, are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property. All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for the duration of their stay. Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested. All visitors will be required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in St Lucia: From 1 October there is no longer a state of emergency in place in St Lucia. From 9 July:
    • Upon arrival in St Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places;
    • Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures;
    • Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities;
    • Protocols have been established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure;
    • Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information;
    • There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open.
    Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia or see St Lucia’s website
    *Accommodation: You must remain at your COVID-certified accommodation for the duration of your stay in St Lucia unless you are on an excursion arranged by the hotel. You may not leave the property by vehicle or on foot during your stay. Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property.
    *Public places and services: New national protocols are in effect from 22 January, 2021: • All visitors staying in a COVID-19 Certified hotel, must remain within that property for the duration of the visit unless on an excursion arranged by the hotel; • All Business and Commercial activities, including shops, restaurants and bars close at 9pm local time. There are restrictions on in-dining restaurant services, social and sporting activities and church and religious ceremonies. The sale of alcohol is currently not permitted. All activities must adhere to the COVID-19 related protocols issued by the Ministry of Health;
    • Face to face classroom teaching is currently suspended;
    • When possible, employees of all organisations and businesses should work from home and hold all meetings virtually/on online platforms;
    • Non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols can result in fines and/or arrest. In a statement on 4 January, the Government of St Lucia has specifically noted breaches involving guests attempting to leave approved accommodation sites.

    Read more
    22.01.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News: American Airlines, JetBlue, United Airlines resume flights to St. Lucia (Loop SL, 09.11.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken seven days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider for PCR testing options. Visitors travelling from the Travel Bubble destinations that have zero or a low instance of COVID-19 cases designated by the Government of St Lucia are required to obtain a negative PCR test result no more than seven days prior to the date of travel. Visitors with a travel history from these areas in the last 21 days will be exempt from quarantine. Check here for the Government of St Lucia’s updated list. All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    All returning residents, except those from the Travel Bubble, are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property. All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for the duration of their stay. Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested. All visitors will be required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in St Lucia: From 1 October there is no longer a state of emergency in place in St Lucia. From 9 July:
    • Upon arrival in St Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places;
    • Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures;
    • Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities;
    • Protocols have been established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure;
    • Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information;
    • There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open.
    Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia or see St Lucia’s website.
    *Accommodation: You must remain at your COVID-certified accommodation for the duration of your stay in St Lucia unless you are on an excursion arranged by the hotel. You may not leave the property by vehicle or on foot during your stay. Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property.
    *Public places and services: From 16 November, 2020:
    • All visitors staying in a COVID-19 Certified hotel, must remain within that property for the duration of the visit unless on an excursion arranged by the hotel;
    • Businesses, including restaurants and bars are permitted to recommence operations, adhering to COVID-19 related protocols issued by the Ministry of Health;
    • Schools will be open from 11 January, 2021;
    • Non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols can result in fines and/or arrest. In a statement on 4 January, the Government of St Lucia has specifically noted breaches involving guests attempting to leave approved accommodation sites.

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    19.01.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News: American Airlines, JetBlue, United Airlines resume flights to St. Lucia (Loop SL, 09.11.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken seven days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider for PCR testing options. Visitors travelling from the Travel Bubble destinations that have zero or a low instance of COVID-19 cases designated by the Government of St Lucia are required to obtain a negative PCR test result no more than seven days prior to the date of travel. Visitors with a travel history from these areas in the last 21 days will be exempt from quarantine. Check here for the Government of St Lucia’s updated list. All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    All returning residents, except those from the Travel Bubble, are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property. All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for the duration of their stay. Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested. All visitors will be required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in St Lucia: From 1 October there is no longer a state of emergency in place in St Lucia. From 9 July:
    • Upon arrival in St Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places
    • Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures
    • Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities
    • Protocols have been established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure
    • Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information.
    • There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open.
    Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia or seeSt Lucia’s website
    *Accommodation: You must remain at your COVID-certified accommodation for the duration of your stay in St Lucia unless you are on an excursion arranged by the hotel. You may not leave the property by vehicle or on foot during your stay. Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property.
    *Public places and services: From 16 November, 2020:
    • All visitors staying in a COVID-19 Certified hotel, must remain within that property for the duration of the visit unless on an excursion arranged by the hotel
    • Businesses, including restaurants and bars are permitted to recommence operations, adhering to COVID-19 related protocols issued by the Ministry of Health
    • Schools will be open from 11 January, 2021
    • Non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols can result in fines and/or arrest. In a statement on 4 January, the Government of St Lucia has specifically noted breaches involving guests attempting to leave approved accommodation sites

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    15.01.2021
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Latest News: American Airlines, JetBlue, United Airlines resume flights to St. Lucia (Loop SL, 09.11.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken seven days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider for PCR testing options. Visitors travelling from the Travel Bubble destinations that have zero or a low instance of COVID-19 cases designated by the Government of St Lucia are required to obtain a negative PCR test result no more than seven days prior to the date of travel. Visitors with a travel history from these areas in the last 21 days will be exempt from quarantine. Check here for the Government of St Lucia’s updated list. All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    All returning residents, except those from the Travel Bubble, are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property. All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for the duration of their stay. Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested. All visitors will be required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.

    Internal Restrictions:
    St. Lucia has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). From 1 October there is no longer a state of emergency in place in St Lucia. From 9 July: educational institutions remain closed. Visitors are required to present certified proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hoursseven days of boarding their flight. Upon arrival in Saint Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places. Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures. Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities. Protocols are being established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure. Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information. There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open. For latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia see website.
    Visitors staying in hotels that are COVID-19 Certified, must remain within that property for the duration of their visit. You can select COVID-19 certified hotels through direct booking, via your tour operator or airline provider. Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property. All visitors staying in a COVID-19 Certified hotel, must remain in within that property for the duration of their visit. Businesses, including restaurants and bars are permitted to recommence operations, in their normal location and within normal business hours, adhering to COVID-19 related protocols issues by the Ministry of Health. Some social activities including parties, picnics and receptions are allowed with the established physical distancing and public health protocols.

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    09.11.2020
  • Saint Lucia – Castries International Restrictions:
    All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken seven days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider for PCR testing options. Visitors travelling from the Travel Bubble destinations that have zero or a low instance of COVID-19 cases designated by the Government of St Lucia are required to obtain a negative PCR test result no more than seven days prior to the date of travel. Visitors with a travel history from these areas in the last 21 days will be exempt from quarantine. Check here for the Government of St Lucia’s updated list. All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    All returning residents, except those from the Travel Bubble, are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property. All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for the duration of their stay. Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested. All visitors will be required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.

    Internal Restrictions:
    From 1 October there is no longer a state of emergency in place in St Lucia. From 9 July: educational institutions remain closed. Visitors are required to present certified proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hoursseven days of boarding their flight. Upon arrival in Saint Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places. Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures. Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities. Protocols are being established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure. Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information. There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open. For latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia see website.
    Visitors staying in hotels that are COVID-19 Certified, must remain within that property for the duration of their visit. You can select COVID-19 certified hotels through direct booking, via your tour operator or airline provider. Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property. All visitors staying in a COVID-19 Certified hotel, must remain in within that property for the duration of their visit. Businesses, including restaurants and bars are permitted to recommence operations, in their normal location and within normal business hours, adhering to COVID-19 related protocols issues by the Ministry of Health. Some social activities including parties, picnics and receptions are allowed with the established physical distancing and public health protocols.

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    01.10.2020
  • Saint Lucia – Castries *****International Restrictions:
    All travellers must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to St Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page [https://www.stlucia.org/en_UK/covid-19/]. Reservations for either a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property must be confirmed before travel.
    Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. All travellers must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken seven days or less before travel to St Lucia. Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not have proof of a negative test. You will need to check with an accredited healthcare provider for PCR testing options. Visitors travelling from the Travel Bubble destinations that have zero or a low instance of COVID-19 cases designated by the Government of St Lucia are required to obtain a negative PCR test result no more than seven days prior to the date of travel. Visitors with a travel history from these areas in the last 21 days will be exempt from quarantine. Check here for the Government of St Lucia’s updated list. All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and, except those from the Travel Bubble, arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified property or Government operated quarantine facility.
    All returning residents, except those from the Travel Bubble, are required to quarantine for 14 days at a Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property. All international visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for the duration of their stay. Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested. All visitors will be required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government operated quarantine facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive all visitors and nationals will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    St Lucia has announced a national state of emergency, that will remain in place until the end of September. From 9 July: educational institutions remain closed. Visitors are required to present certified proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hoursseven days of boarding their flight. Upon arrival in Saint Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places. Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures. Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities. Protocols are being established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure. Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information. There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open. For latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia see website [https://www.stlucia.org/en_UK/covid-19/].
    Visitors staying in hotels that are COVID-19 Certified, must remain within that property for the duration of their visit. You can select COVID-19 certified hotels through direct booking, via your tour operator or airline provider. Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property. All visitors staying in a COVID-19 Certified hotel, must remain in within that property for the duration of their visit. Businesses, including restaurants and bars are permitted to recommence operations, in their normal location and within normal business hours, adhering to COVID-19 related protocols issues by the Ministry of Health. Some social activities including parties, picnics and receptions are allowed with the established physical distancing and public health protocols.

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    17.08.2020
  • Saint Lucia – Castries *****International Restrictions:
    St Lucia’s border re-opened on 4 June. Direct flights between St Lucia and the UK are scheduled from 25 July, with two flights per week thereafter throughout August. Flights to and from the United States are now operating. Flights to Canada are scheduled to commence in August. All flight schedules are subject to change. You must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to Saint Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page [https://www.stlucia.org/en_UK/covid-19/]. Visitors must fill out details including proof of negative PCR testing and indicate which COVID-19 Certified hotel they will be staying in. Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. Visitors must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerized Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken seven days or less before travel to St Lucia, unless they are arriving from countries in the Travel Bubble designated by the Government of St Lucia. These destinations currently include Antigua, Barbuda, Aruba, Anguilla, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Martin, Trinidad and Tobago and Turks and Caicos. All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified hotel, pre-approved home quarantine facility or Government Operated Quarantine Facility.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    St Lucia has announced a national state of emergency, that will remain in place until the end of September. From 9 July: educational institutions remain closed. Visitors are required to present certified proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hoursseven days of boarding their flight. Upon arrival in Saint Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places. Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures. Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities. Protocols are being established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure. Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information. There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open. For latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia see website [https://www.stlucia.org/en_UK/covid-19/].
    Visitors staying in hotels that are COVID-19 Certified, must remain within that property for the duration of their visit. You can select COVID-19 certified hotels through direct booking, via your tour operator or airline provider. Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property. All visitors staying in a COVID-19 Certified hotel, must remain in within that property for the duration of their visit. Businesses, including restaurants and bars are permitted to recommence operations, in their normal location and within normal business hours, adhering to COVID-19 related protocols issues by the Ministry of Health. Some social activities including parties, picnics and receptions are allowed with the established physical distancing and public health protocols.

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    06.08.2020
  • Saint Lucia – Castries *****International Restrictions:
    British Airways direct flights between St Lucia and the UK are scheduled from 25 July, with two flights per week thereafter throughout August. Flights to and from the United States are now operating. Flights to Canada are scheduled to commence in August. All flight schedules are subject to change.
    St Lucia’s border re-opened on 4 June.
    You must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to Saint Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page [https://www.stlucia.org/en_UK/covid-19/]. Visitors must fill out details including proof of negative PCR testing and indicate which COVID-19 Certified hotel they will be staying in.
    Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. Visitors must provide certified proof of a negative PCR (Polymerized Chain Reaction) COVID-19 test taken seven days or less before travel to St Lucia, unless they are arriving from countries in the Travel Bubble designated by the Government of St Lucia. Visitors travelling from the Travel Bubble destinations that have zero or a low instance of COVID-19 cases designated by the Government of St Lucia, will be exempt from the seven-day pre-testing requirement. These destinations currently include Antigua, Barbuda, Aruba, Anguilla, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Martin, Trinidad and Tobago and Turks and Caicos. Visitors with a travel history from these areas in the last 14 days will also be exempt from quarantine.
    All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. All passengers will advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified hotel, pre-approved home quarantine facility or Government Operated Quarantine Facility.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    St Lucia has announced a national state of emergency, that will remain in place until the end of September. From 9 July: educational institutions remain closed. Visitors are required to present certified proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hoursseven days of boarding their flight. Upon arrival in Saint Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places. Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures. Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities. Protocols are being established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure. Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information. There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open. For latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia see website [https://www.stlucia.org/en_UK/covid-19/].
    Visitors staying in hotels that are COVID-19 Certified, must remain within that property for the duration of their visit. You can select COVID-19 certified hotels through direct booking, via your tour operator or airline provider. Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property. All visitors staying in a COVID-19 Certified hotel, must remain in within that property for the duration of their visit. Businesses, including restaurants and bars are permitted to recommence operations, in their normal location and within normal business hours, adhering to COVID-19 related protocols issues by the Ministry of Health. Some social activities including parties, picnics and receptions are allowed with the established physical distancing and public health protocols.

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    28.07.2020
  • Saint Lucia – Castries *****International Restrictions:
    Flights to the US are now operating,. From 16 March, cruise vessels are not permitted to dock in St Lucia.
    You must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to Saint Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. Visitors must fill out details including proof of negative PCR testing and indicate which COVID-19 Certified hotel they will be staying in.
    Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. Visitors must provide a negative test result taken seven days or less before travel to Saint Lucia, effective from July 9.
    All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. Passengers arriving with proof of a negative PCR (Polymerized Chain Reaction) test may be exempt from on-island testing and advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified hotel, pre-approved home quarantine facility or Government Operated Quarantine Facility. Anyone arriving without proof of a negative PCR test will be subject to immediate isolation and testing at their own cost. It is recommended that visitors check their local government websites to identify PCR testing locations.
    On arrival, you are required to quarantine for 14 days at a pre-approved home quarantine address, Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property.
    Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested. All visitors will be required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government Operated Quarantine Facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive visitors will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    St Lucia has announced a national state of emergency, that will remain in place until the end of September. From 9 July: educational institutions remain closed. Visitors are required to present certified proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hoursseven days of boarding their flight. Upon arrival in Saint Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places. Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures. Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities. Protocols are being established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure. Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information. There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open. For latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia see website [https://www.stlucia.org/en_UK/covid-19/].
    Visitors staying in hotels that are COVID-19 Certified, must remain within that property for the duration of their visit. You can select COVID-19 certified hotels through direct booking, via your tour operator or airline provider. Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property. All visitors staying in a COVID-19 Certified hotel, must remain in within that property for the duration of their visit. Businesses, including restaurants and bars are permitted to recommence operations, in their normal location and within normal business hours, adhering to COVID-19 related protocols issues by the Ministry of Health. Some social activities including parties, picnics and receptions are allowed with the established physical distancing and public health protocols.

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    15.07.2020
  • Saint Lucia – Castries *****International Restrictions:
    Flights to the US are now operating, flights to UK are to start on 25JUL20, flights to Canada to start in August. From 16 March, cruise vessels are not permitted to dock in St Lucia.
    You must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival to Saint Lucia which can be found on the St Lucia COVID-19 page. Visitors must fill out details including proof of negative PCR testing and indicate which COVID-19 Certified hotel they will be staying in.
    Pre-testing prior to travel is now mandatory. Visitors must provide a negative test result taken seven days or less before travel to Saint Lucia, effective from July 9.
    All arriving passengers will be screened, including temperature checks, at the airport. Passengers arriving with proof of a negative PCR (Polymerized Chain Reaction) test may be exempt from on-island testing and advance through immigration, baggage claim, customs and arrivals for transportation to their COVID-19 certified hotel, pre-approved home quarantine facility or Government Operated Quarantine Facility. Anyone arriving without proof of a negative PCR test will be subject to immediate isolation and testing at their own cost. It is recommended that visitors check their local government websites to identify PCR testing locations.
    On arrival, you are required to quarantine for 14 days at a pre-approved home quarantine address, Government operated quarantine facility or a COVID-19 certified property.
    Any symptomatic passengers will be isolated and tested. All visitors will be required to remain in quarantine/isolation at your hotel or Government Operated Quarantine Facility until the test result is obtained. If the test is positive visitors will be transferred to a treatment facility until they receive two negative test results and are clinically stable.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    St Lucia has announced a national state of emergency, that will remain in place until the end of September. From 9 July: educational institutions remain closed. Visitors are required to present certified proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hoursseven days of boarding their flight. Upon arrival in Saint Lucia, all travellers must continue the use of face masks during on island-transportation and when in public places. Visitors must adhere to physical distancing measures. Travellers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities. Protocols are being established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests as an added security measure. Health and safety protocols will be reinforced through the use of signage that includes QR codes which take travellers to a landing page for more information. There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open. For latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia see website [https://www.stlucia.org/en_UK/covid-19/].
    Visitors staying in hotels that are COVID-19 Certified, must remain within that property for the duration of their visit. You can select COVID-19 certified hotels through direct booking, via your tour operator or airline provider. Amongst the required protocols, hotels must sanitize luggage upon check in; maintain a fully equipped nurses station; observe strict detailed sanitization protocols for housekeeping; maintain required distance with tables for dining; and have hand sanitizer stations installed throughout the property. All visitors staying in a COVID-19 Certified hotel, must remain in within that property for the duration of their visit. Businesses, including restaurants and bars are permitted to recommence operations, in their normal location and within normal business hours, adhering to COVID-19 related protocols issues by the Ministry of Health. Some social activities including parties, picnics and receptions are allowed with the established physical distancing and public health protocols.

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    13.07.2020
  • Saint Lucia – Castries *****International Restrictions:
    St Lucia’s border is closed, effective from 23 March. From 16 March, cruise vessels are not permitted to dock in St Lucia. Visitors are required to present certified proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of boarding their flight. Travelers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities. Upon arrival in Saint Lucia, all travelers must continue the use of face masks and physical distancing.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    St Lucia has announced a national state of emergency, that will remain in place until the end of September. Effective from 15 June: businesses, including restaurants and bars are permitted to recommence operations, in their normal location and within normal business hours, adhering to COVID-19 related protocols issues by the Ministry of Health educational institutions remain closed; some social activities including parties, picnics and receptions are allowed with the established physical distancing and public health protocols. From 15 June St Lucia is under curfew from 12am to 5am. Everyone should remain in their accommodation during this period. There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open. Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia.

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    02.07.2020
  • Saint Lucia – Castries *****International Restrictions:
    St Lucia’s border is closed, effective from 23 March. From 16 March, cruise vessels are not permitted to dock in St Lucia. Visitors are required to present certified proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of boarding their flight. Travelers will be subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities. Upon arrival in Saint Lucia, all travelers must continue the use of face masks and physical distancing.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    St Lucia has announced a national state of emergency, that will remain in place until the end of September. Effective from 15 June: Businesses, including restaurants and bars are permitted to recommence operations, in their normal location and within normal business hours, adhering to COVID19 related protocols issues by the Ministry of Health. Educational institutions remain closed. Some social activities including parties, picnics and receptions are allowed with the established physical distancing and public health protocols. From 15 June St Lucia is under curfew from 12am to 5am. Everyone should remain in their accommodation during this period. There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open. Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia.

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    29.06.2020
  • Saint Lucia – Castries 1. Airports in St. Lucia reopened.
    2. Passengers and airline crew:
    – must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival; and
    – are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.

    *****Outbound ictions:
    There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country.
    US citizens who are attempting to return to the US from the Eastern Caribbean and need assistance should complete the provided form for each person wishing to return to the US.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    The Government of St Lucia has made a series of announcements, which mean effective from 18 May: Businesses are permitted to recommence full operations, in their normal location and within normal business hours, adhering to COVID19 related protocols issues by the Ministry of Health. Educational institutions remain closed. Social events including the cinema and mass crowd events remain closed From 18 May St Lucia is under curfew from 9pm to 5am. Everyone should remain in their accommodation during this period. There are restrictions to the numbers allowed in stores so queues are possible. Medical facilities will remain open. Call 311 for latest information and advice from the Government of St Lucia.

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    15.06.2020
  • Saint Lucia – Castries 1. Airports in St. Lucia reopened.
    2. Passengers and airline crew:
    – must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival; and
    – are subject to quarantine for 14 days.

    Outbound restrictions:

    There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country.
    US citizens who are attempting to return to the US from the Eastern Caribbean and need assistance should complete the provided form for each person wishing to return to the US.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    No airlines have announced reductions in flights to St Lucia.
    Established COVID-19 hotline to address concerns and questions about COVID-19: number is 311.
    Curfew extended from 21.00 to 05.00 until 31 May.
    Stay-at-home imposed.
    Non-essential businesses are allowed to operate outside curfew hours.

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    09.06.2020
  • Saint Lucia – Castries

    Inbound restrictions:

    Nationals of St. Lucia who have been in China, Hong Kong (SAR China), Italy, Japan, Singapore or South Korea in the past 14 days will be subject to immediate quarantine for a maximum of 14 days. Travellers found to have higher-than-expected temperatures will be receiving additional screening.
    Airports and seaports remain closed to commercial and private flights and vessels.
    Travel restrictions will begin to be lifted on 4 June for visitors arriving from the US only.

    Outbound restrictions:

    There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country.
    US citizens who are attempting to return to the US from the Eastern Caribbean and need assistance should complete the provided form for each person wishing to return to the US.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    No airlines have announced reductions in flights to St Lucia.
    Established COVID-19 hotline to address concerns and questions about COVID-19: number is 311.
    Curfew extended from 21.00 to 05.00 until 31 May.
    Stay-at-home imposed.
    Non-essential businesses are allowed to operate outside curfew hours.

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    07.06.2020
  • Saint Lucia – Castries

    Inbound restrictions:

    Nationals of St. Lucia who have been in China, Hong Kong (SAR China), Italy, Japan, Singapore or South Korea in the past 14 days will be subject to immediate quarantine for a maximum of 14 days. Travellers found to have higher-than-expected temperatures will be receiving additional screening. Airports and seaports remain closed to commercial and private flights and vessels. Travel restrictions will begin to be lifted on 4 June for visitors arriving from the US only.

    Outbound restrictions:

    There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country. US citizens who are attempting to return to the US from the Eastern Caribbean and need assistance should complete the provided form for each person wishing to return to the US.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    No airlines have announced reductions in flights to St Lucia. Established COVID-19 hotline to address concerns and questions about COVID-19: number is 311. Curfew extended from 21.00 to 05.00 until 31 May. Stay-at-home imposed. Non-essential businesses are allowed to operate outside curfew hours.

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    19.05.2020
  • Saint Lucia – Castries Stay at home imposed, business activity reduced, public asked to remain at home.
    All airports in St. Lucia are closed until 30 April 2020.

    Starting March 30th and until April 30th, the Hewanorra International Airport will operate from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. George Charles aerodrome will operate only Mon-Fri from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    During the hours of operation both airports will be available for use as an alternate aerodrome or for aircraft in emergency.
    Non-citizens who have travelled to or transited mainland China, Hong Kong (SAR China), Italy, Japan, Singapore or Korea (Rep.), Spain, Mainland France, Germany, Iran and the United Kingdom in the 14 days prior to arrival will be barred entry. Any national returning to St Lucia with a travel history to any of the restricted countries will be quarantined for 14 days.
    Travellers found to have higher-than-expected temperatures will undergo additional screening.
    Persons who travel from the US within the last 14 days who develop respiratory signs and symptoms will be isolated and tested for Covid19.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    No airlines have announced reductions in flights to St Lucia.
    Established COVID-19 hotline to address concerns and questions about COVID-19; number is 311.
    Curfew extended from 19.00 to 05.00 until 31 May

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    10.05.2020
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    Foreign travel advice, Gov.UK/
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