Saint Lucia updates arrival protocol for foreign tourists

Dominic Fedee, Minister of Tourism
Dominic Fedee, Minister of Tourism
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Written by Harry Johnson

Last evening, the Government of Saint Lucia announced a change to one of the country’s arrival protocols for international visitors

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  • In order to co-exist with COVID-19, safety and travel protocols must be constantly evaluated
  • Testing protocols tightened based on the current conditions
  • Change to one of the country’s arrival protocols for international visitors to Saint Lucia announced

Effective February 10, 2021, all arrivals to Saint Lucia (5 years or older) must have a negative result from a COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 5 days before arrival.

Consistent with existing protocols, all arrivals to Saint Lucia: 

·       Must complete and submit a Travel Registration Form, which is found on the Saint Lucia COVID-19 Travel Advisory page at www.StLucia.org/Covid-19

·       Must adhere to all safety protocols in place throughout Saint Lucia, including wearing a mask in public places

·       Shall be subject to mandatory screening and temperature checks at ports of entry and throughout your stay

·       Shall be transferred by certified taxi to COVID-19 approved accommodation

From Honourable Dominic Fedee, Minister of Tourism: “In order to co-exist with Covid, we must constantly evaluate our safety and travel protocols. In due consideration of all factors affecting the health of Saint Lucian citizens and international visitors, we are tightening testing protocols based on our current conditions.”

WHAT TO TAKE AWAY FROM THIS ARTICLE:

  • In order to co-exist with COVID-19, safety and travel protocols must be constantly evaluatedTesting protocols tightened based on the current conditionsChange to one of the country’s arrival protocols for international visitors to Saint Lucia announced.
  • Effective February 10, 2021, all arrivals to Saint Lucia (5 years or older) must have a negative result from a COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 5 days before arrival.
  • ·       Must adhere to all safety protocols in place throughout Saint Lucia, including wearing a mask in public places.

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Harry Johnson

Harry Johnson has been the assignment editor for eTurboNews for mroe than 20 years. He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is originally from Europe. He enjoys writing and covering the news.

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