As Antigua and Barbuda's vaccination efforts continue, concerns of the virulent SARS-CoV-2 have prompted authorities to introduce further restrictions across the twin-island nation as COVID-19 variants create more virus-related uncertainty.
As of 1 October 2021, all arriving passengers, including returning nationals and residents, will require proof of vaccination against coronavirus, having received at least the first dose of an approved vaccine by the appropriate authorities in Antigua and Barbuda. Upon arrival, you must also have proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within seven days and follow all protocols. Children five years and younger are exempt from testing.
Beaches will open between 5am and 12pm for two weeks, commencing on the 20 September 2021. All pleasure craft fetes, parties, and entertainment events, and excursions around the coastal waters and offshore islands are suspended from 18 September until 29 September 2021. Thereafter, only authorized excursions will be permitted by the appropriate authorities
COVID-19 VACCINATION CARDS
Over 50,000 COVID-19 vaccine cards will soon be made available to fully vaccinated persons, by appointment only and elderly walk-ins. Email: email@example.com or call:788-8299, 780-8461 or 736-8299 to register & submit your photo with the front and middle of the vaccine paper card.
There are a few job opportunities at the Blue Waters Resort — from Storekeeper to Water Sports Attendant. Review these latest job vacancies here then tailor your CV and cover letter for each application, based on your skills. Apply on or before Friday, 17 September 2021.
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA: With the exception of the flight crew, no persons may enter Antigua and Barbuda who have spent any of the preceding 14 days in Brazil or South Africa. The travel ban has been lifted on India and the Dominican Republic. All passengers five (5) years and older entering or transiting must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken within 7 days of their flight.
With effect from the 1st of October, all arriving passengers including returning nationals and residents are required to have received at least the first dose of the vaccine approved by the appropriate authorities in Antigua and Barbuda. Citizens and residents who have taken the vaccine abroad may submit their data here for the national database.
UK: All persons entering or returning to the United Kingdom must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test taken up to three days before airport departure.
USA: All air passengers arriving in the United States from a foreign country must be tested no more than 3 days before their flight departs and to provide proof of the negative result or documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 to the airline before boarding the flight.
CANADA: Fully vaccinated travelers are permitted to enter Canada and not be subjected to the federal requirement to quarantine or take a COVID-19 test on Day 8.
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