Beginning NOVEMBER 1, 2020:
The Government has postponed the Rapid Antigen Tests at the Port of Entry and will require the test on the 5th day of stay at this time.
- The Government intends to remove the “Vacation-in-Place” (VIP) protocols beginning November 1, 2020.
- All persons traveling to the Bahamas must obtain a negative COVID 19 RT-PCR (swab) test taken no more than five (5) days prior to travel.
Important to note – Day One is the actual test date. Please bring a hard copy of your negative test result and approved Travel Health Visa with you for airline check-in.
- Children 10 years and younger are exempt from testing. However, you still must apply for a Travel Health Visa for them.
- All Travelers will be required to apply for a Bahamas Health Travel Visa at travel.gov.bs
- For the duration of the visit, Visitors will complete a daily online health questionnaire for symptom tracking purposes.
- Beginning November 14th, Trip Interruption Health Insurance will be mandatory. This will be included in the cost of the Health Travel Visa.
- There will be a cost applied for the Health Travel Visa. The fees are inclusive of the Day 5 Rapid Antigen Test when applicable as well as mandatory Trip Interruption Health Insurance.
$40 – Visitors Staying up to four nights and five days
$40 – Citizens and Returning Residents
$60 – Visitors staying more than four nights
FREE – Children 10 and Under
- If visitors stay beyond 4 nights and 5 days, a Rapid Antigen Test will be required.
- This test will be available on property
- The wearing of masks and social distancing guidelines remain in effect.
***If assistance is needed through the Health Visa process, please contact the Health Visa Compliance Team***
We appreciate your patience as we navigate this fluid situation. All of us at Tiamo Resorts look forward to making your next Out Island experience the most memorable one yet!
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