The Bahamas Removes Travel Health Visa Requirements

Soon after more than two yrs of rigorous testing necessities, The Govt of The Bahamas is eradicating yet another COVID need for international site visitors. As of Sunday, June 19, travelers will no lengthier have to have to apply for a Bahamas Vacation Overall health Visa in order to enter the state. ‘The discontinuation of the Journey Overall health Visa is but yet another sign to the international group that we are open up for small business,” said the Honourable I. Chester Cooper, Deputy Key Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments & Aviation.

At look at-in, proof of vaccination is essential and only unvaccinated tourists ages 2 and more mature will be necessary to receive a unfavorable COVID-19 examination — either a unfavorable RT-PCR take a look at or a Rapid Antigen check — taken no far more than a few times (72 several hours) prior to vacation and existing the detrimental test results at look at-in ahead of travel to The Bahamas.

This will come on the heels of the easing of United States testing necessities for worldwide tourists. As a preferred weekend getaway for East Coasters – not only for flyers but for boaters – this will establish to make very last moment getaways to the 16-island paradise easier to navigate.