Show a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result upon arrival. Borders remain open only for essential purposes such … Borders open to visitors starting in October. Borders open to all commercial airlines from October 31st. St Kitts and Nevis is planning to reopen its borders for international tourism, according to Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris. St. Kitts & Nevis has temporarily suspended British Airways flights from the UK effective Saturday, December 26, 2020 to January 2, 2021. 14 days or longer: visitors will need to undergo a PCR-test (USD 150 for Non-Nationals/Non-Residents) on day 14, and if they test negative the traveler will be allowed to integrate into St. Kitts and Nevis. Any traveler in this category will be allowed entry into the Federation and transported to approved accommodations, where they will stay at their cost for 14-days in quarantine. Travelers should regularly check the St. Kitts Tourism Authority (www.stkittstourism.kn) and Nevis Tourism Authority (www.nevisisland.com) websites for updates and information. 14 days or more: “Vacation in Place” travellers are required to conduct a RT-PCR Test (150 USD visitors’ cost), if negative they are free to integrate into the Federation. Furthermore, St. Kitts & Nevis has officially announced requirements for travelers arriving by sea vessel and has instituted a new requirement: a PCR-test for exit required for those staying less than 14 days. Timothy Harris, announced that the Federation expects to reopen its borders, October 2020. 14 days or longer: visitors will need to undergo a RT-PCR test (USD 100, visitors’ cost) on day 14, and if they test negative the traveler will be allowed to integrate into St. Kitts and Nevis. St. Kitts & Nevis officially opened its borders to international travel on October 31, 2020. International borders open for tourism purposes since August 12; While 14-day self-quarantine is mandatory for all incoming international passengers, you can take a COVID test during the stay to cut short your quarantine. Before the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis opens its borders to international travelers again, the country is working to ensure visitors and locals are safe throughout the process.. Prime Minister Timothy Harris and his team will be using scientific advice, other countries' experiences and close coordination with Caribbean neighbors to develop a gradual and safe reopening plan. Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 24, 2020 (SKNIS): To continue protecting citizens and residents against COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus), the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has decided to close the Federation’s borders to all commercial flights until April 07, 2020. https://eturbonews.com/578832/st-kitts-nevis-to-re-open-borders-in-october St Kitts and Nevis reopened its borders and began welcoming visitors to its shores on October 31,2020, this update provides additional information on changes to hotel properties to be used by visitors and a link to the Travel Authorization form to be completed by all visitors. It’s known for its mountains, beaches, tropical rainforests, and friendly locals. Today, Dr. the Hon. The Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Hon Timothy Harris, announced in a press conference that the border of the twin-island Federation would be open to the rest of the world on October 31 2020. BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – St. Kitts & Nevis is pleased to once again welcome visitors to its shores beginning October 31, 2020. Friday December 18, 2020 SUBSCRIBE St Kitts and Nevis: The international airport reopened for travelers to St Kitts and Nevis from 31 October. Contact tracing for case 20 showed no community spread, indicating that the established protocols are an effective tool in mitigating the spread. St. Kitts & Nevis has added a new property to the list of Travel Approved hotels for International Travelers and a new quarantine property for Nationals/Residents as the twin-island nation welcomes more visitors and returning Nationals/Residents to its shores. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis announced that St. Kitts & Nevis has withdrawn from the “Caribbean bubble” immediately. From Saturday October 31st the borders of the federation of St Kitts and Nevis will fully reopen for commercial flights. If the visitors stay is less than 14 days, they will be asked to take a PCR-test before departing St. Kitts & Nevis. The Federation is currently not accepting RT-PCR tests for International Travelers, Nationals/Residents and Non-Nationals/Non-Residents conducted by LabCorp. Story via CMC – The St. Kitts-Nevis government Thursday said it will fully reopen its borders to international commercial flights and travellers from October 31. Beginning at 11:59 p.m. on March 25, all commercial flights to the nation will be banned through April 7, said government officials in a statement. The cost for quarantine at the Government facility at OTI is USD 500.00, at Potworks it is USD 400.00, and the cost for each COVID-19 test is USD 100.00. 8-14 days “Vacation in Place” travellers are required to conduct a RT-PCR Test, if negative they can participate in the St. Kitts Highlights Tour by Travel Approved Certified Taxi/Tour Operators. 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Additional updates will be published as we receive them. Timothy Harris, announced that the Federation expects to reopen its borders, October 2020. All nations can visit, but everyone will need to bring a negative test no older than 72 hours. All persons who arrived on the same flight have been asked to quarantine at their hotels. Any traveler in this category who wishes to stay in one of the seven (7) approved hotels for “Vacation in Place,” for International Travelers are required to do the following: In Transit PassengersPassengers who are in-transit at RLB Airport must observe the following requirements: Travelers may consult TestforTravel.com to find a lab in their area that offers RT-PCR testing that can be completed in the required 72-hour window. St. Kitts & Nevis announced it will be reopening its borders for international tourism in October stated Prime Minister Timothy Harris. Timothy Harris, announced that the Federation expects to reopen its borders, October 2020. Returning nationals and residents may also opt to stay in pre-approved quarantine housing at their own cost, including appropriate security. This would allow for the resumption of air and sea commercial traffic carrying international passengers into the Federation’s ports. All persons who have arrived to St. Kitts from the UK to-date were required to present a negative RT-PCR test upon arrival, underwent a health screening at the airport and will remain at their approved hotel and undergo serial testing for the duration of their stay in St. Kitts & Nevis. Transit time must be supported by official documentation and sail clear advance notification system. St. Kitts & Nevis reports two additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the reopening of the Federation’s borders on October 31, 2020. St. Kitts and Nevis plans to reopen borders on October 31. International travelers from outside of the “Caribbean bubble”—including from the U.S.—must complete the form at covid19.gov.kn and provide negative PCR test results taken within 72 hours of travel. St. Kitts & Nevis announced it will be reopening its borders for international tourism in October stated Prime Minister Timothy Harris. St Kitts and Nevis is the latest in a series of Caribbean destinations to shut down their borders for a period of time in a bid to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. See more information on Belize reopening for tourism with all entry protocols Masks are required whenever the visitor is outside of their hotel room. To help control the spread of the virus, the Government of the Federation of St. Kitts & Nevis is now taking the following actions to protect our borders, citizens and residents. No word yet on when their borders will reopen to visitors. Bahamas. Abdias Samuel, chair of the country’s COVID-19 National Task Force, says “…because we don’t have an outbreak in St Kitts and Nevis, we need to still be vigilant. This would allow for the resumption of air and sea commercial traffic carrying international passengers into the Federation’s ports. Please note that our borders have reopened for commercial air and sea travel as of October 31st. St. Kitts and Nevis borders to reopen Oct. 31 The Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport in St. Kitts will reopen on October 31. 8-14 days: National/Resident visitors will undergo a RT-PCR test (USD 100 cost) on day 7. 8-14 days: visitors will undergo a RT-PCR test (USD 100, visitors’ cost) on day 7. Interested participants can register to attend […]. St. Kitts and Nevis will open borders to international visitors October 31, 2020 Charlestown, Nevis, October 1, 2020 Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris of The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis announced that its borders will fully reopen to international commercial flights and travelers starting October 31st, 2020. St. Kitts and Nevis plans to reopen its borders to international travelers in October, according to Prime Minister Timothy Harris. Returning nationals and residents may also opt to stay in pre-approved quarantine housing at their own cost, including appropriate security. Show a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result upon arrival, Undergo a focused health screening at the airport, Must-remain in the airport after clearing customs. The cost for the PCR test is USD $150 for Non-Nationals/Non-Residents. 1-7 days: National/Resident visitors are free to move about the hotel property, interact with other guests and partake in hotel activities. The cost for quarantine at the Government facility at Bird Rock Apartment Complex is USD 500.00, OTI is USD 500.00, Ocean’s Edge is USD 800.00, and at Potworks it is USD 400.00 and the cost for each COVID-19 test is USD 100.00. © 2020 eTN Corporation All rights reserved. The test can be taken at a CLIA/CDC/UKAS approved lab accredited with ISO/IEO 17025 standard. 1-7 days “Vacation in Place” travellers are not allowed to leave their hotel, only use hotel facilities and amenities. Since the opening of the borders on Saturday, the Federation has welcomed 183 travelers to its shores who were greeted with a festive performance by the St. Kitts Masqueraders. Saint Lucia. Must remain in the airport after clearing customs. medianet_versionId = "3111299"; The event, now in its 13th manifestation, brings together British and Irish suppliers with the main product buyers, with clients from across the world. Dual-island nation St. Kitts and Nevis is the latest Caribbean country to close its borders in an attempt to stem the COVID-19 virus’ spread. Basseterre, St. Kitts (August 11, 2020) – In a press briefing today, the Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis, Dr. the Hon. The reopening will allow the resumption of … Mask optional: New trend in Spain and for UNWTO? The vessel will be required to dock at one of six ports, submit the Maritime Declaration of Health to the port health officer and interact with other border agencies. St. Kitts and Nevis will open borders to international visitors October 31, 2020 Charlestown, Nevis, October 1, 2020 Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris of The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis announced that its borders will fully reopen to international commercial flights and travelers starting October 31st, 2020. These travelers must meet the following requirements: Any traveler in this category will be allowed entry into the Federation and transported to approved accommodations, where they will stay at their cost for 14-days in quarantine. International travelers must have their negative PCR-test and booked accommodation to complete the Travel Authorization Form required for entry. There is a fee to monitor yachts and pleasure vessels that are less than 80 feet that are in quarantine (fee to be announced later). In preparation for the borders reopening, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority, the Nevis Tourism Authority and the Ministry of Tourism in conjunction with the Ministries of Health and Civil Aviation are conducting training for over 5,000 tourism industry stakeholders including hotels at no cost to them. Specifically, the “Travel Approved” program achieves two things: Visitors will also be asked to follow basic health and safety protocols of frequent handwashing and or sanitizing, physical distancing and mask wearing. Transit time must be supported by official documentation and sail clear advance notification system. Please note, for Nationals and Residents who wish to have RT-PCR Tests conducted on the public holidays Saturday, December 26, 2020 and Saturday, January 2, 2021 who are in quarantine in the Federation, there is a 50% increase to the USD 100 test cost. This was announced by the Prime Minister today during his monthly press conference. In-Transit PassengersPassengers who are in-transit at RLB Airport must observe the following requirements: The CDC has assessed the Federation's Covid-19 risk as very low and designated it as "No Travel Notice" required, having had only 19 cases of the Coronavirus, no community spread and no deaths. The phased reopening is being implemented with the advisement of the Chief Medical Officer, the Medical Chief of Staff and medical experts. These travelers must meet the following requirements: Learn more about how we are making your safety our priority, Copyright © 2021 ST. KITTS TOURISM AUTHORITY, Complete the Travel Authorization Form on the national website (. St. Kitts and Nevis On October 31, the borders of St. Kitts and Nevis reopened with a phased approach . Who’s allowed to enter St.Kitts and Nevis? International Travelers Travelers coming from CARICOM Member States (including those within the “Caribbean bubble”) as well as travelers from US, Canada, UK, Europe, Africa and South America. St. Maarten officially reopened for international tourism on July 1, 2020. The Four Seasons Resort Nevis will soon announce reopening plans. Complete the Travel Authorization Form on the national website (www.travelform.gov.kn) and upload an official COVID 19 PCR negative test result from a CLIA/CDC/UKAS approved lab accred. St Kitts and Nevis is set to reopen its borders on October 31, 2020 and welcome visitors once again to its shores. See all the details on St.Kitts and Nevis Reopening For Tourism. Those without the seal are not approved for visitors. 8 -14 days: visitors will undergo a RT-PCR test (USD 100, Resident/Nationals’ cost) on day 7. Neither the St. Kitts & Nevis Tourism Authority nor the Nevis Tourist Authority make representations or warranties of whatever nature in respect to TestforTravel.com including, but not limited to, the accuracy or completeness of any information and facts contained therein. 8-14 days: visitors will undergo a RT-PCR test (USD 150, visitors’ cost) on day 7. The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis closed the borders to all commercial airline flights on March 25. — Officially the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, this dual-island nation in is the smallest in the Western Hemisphere. This would allow for the resumption of air and sea commercial traffic carrying international passengers into the Federation’s ports. The Federation of St. Kitts & Nevis will continue to monitor the developing situation in the UK and will update the protocols accordingly. The Park Hyatt’s Fisherman’s Village reopened last week Friday, August 7, 2020. St. Kitts & Nevis reports the first confirmed case of COVID-19 since the reopening of the Federation’s borders on October 31, 2020. 1-7 days: visitors are free to move about the hotel property, interact with other guests and partake in hotel activities. St. Kitts & Nevis is now officially welcoming visitors to its shores. Nov. 1: St Kitts and Nevis Opens Borders. St. Kitts and Nevis. It offers “Travel Approved” training for tourism stakeholders and awards the “Travel Approved” seal to those businesses which meet, both the St. Kitts Tourism Authority and Ministry of Health inspections standards.