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Antigua and Barbuda lifts all travel restrictions related to COVID-19

Antigua and Barbuda, among the Caribbean’s most popular tourist destinations, is once again fully open for business after announcing the lifting of all travel restrictions that were enacted as a result of the pandemic, according to the Caribbean Journal.

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Visitors will no longer need to present proof of vaccination or a negative test to enter either of the respective islands. The new protocol is for air travelers and those visiting by yacht or ferry, although people using pleasure boats must notify the Port Authority of Antigua at least six hours before arrival.

Face masks are not required but are encouraged.

“Antigua and Barbuda has benefited from a very successful strategy of mass vaccinations, rapid detection of imported and community-spread infections and proactive public awareness campaigns to significantly reduce Covid-19 infection levels. over the past five months,” the government said in a statement. .

The Caribbean Journal also reported that, like Jamaica and other Caribbean islands, the country continues to break tourism records for visitors.


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