Barbados to open officially to tourists July 12

Barbados´ prime minister has announced the Caribbean Island is Covid-19-free and will officially open to tourists on July 12, the country said.

This announcement coincides with the resumption of commercial flights from Canada, The United States and Great Britain.

Flights resuming operations include: Air Canada, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Jet Blue and American Airlines.

The prime minister announced that there is no requirement for quarantine and there are no curfews in place on Barbados. Guests will, however, be required to present a COVID-19 negative RT-PCR (swab) test no more than 72 hours old on arrival at immigration. In addition, there is a new embarkation card with specific health questions. These two steps have been put in place to ensure the safety of all visitors and local Bajans.