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TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

step-by-step guide for each sandals destination

PAGE LAST UPDATED: MAY 12, 2021

Please Note: We are doing our best to keep the information on this page up-to-date. However, due to the fluid situation and the evolving travel requirements, we strongly recommend you check the government sites listed below for the most current information on travel requirements. Information provided is subject to change and is not guaranteed to be free from errors or inaccuracies.

U.S. and Canada

Re-Entry Requirements


  • Negative COVID-19 viral test (antigen test) results required for all travelers arriving in the USA who are 2 years of age or over. The tests will be given on resort free of charge by medical professionals.
  • Negative COVID-19 molecular test (Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) result required for all travelers arriving in Canada who are 5 years of age or over. The tests will be given on resort free of charge by medical professionals.
  • Negative test results should be no older than 3 days from the date of departure and results will be available within 24-48 hours.
  • All arriving travelers to the USA and Canada must have a printed or electronic copy of the negative COVID-19 test result or Documentation of Recovery for review by the airline.
  • Airline must confirm the negative test result or Documentation of Recovery for all travelers before boarding.
  • Test results may be required to be shown again upon landing.
  • Failure to comply will result in denied entry.
  • For full information, please reference the FAQs on the CDC website for the USA, which can be found here.
  • For full information, please reference the FAQs on the Government of Canada website which can be found here.

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Sandals Destinations

Travel Requirements


Jamaica Travel Requirements Guide
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Find Your Local Testing Center Near You

Perform a Google search for ‘Covid19 testing site near me’ or ‘Covid19 testing in <INSERT YOUR CITY> and a list of results will appear. Some Walgreens and CVS pharmacies are offering Covid-19 RT-PCR swab testing by appointment only. To find out more about testing at these locations please visit Walgreens.com/Covid19Testing or https://cvshealth.com/covid-19/testing-locations.

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Take The Test

Take the Covid-19 RT-PCR swab test or Nasopharyngeal Antigen test within 72 hours of the arrival date.

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Submit Electronic Form Within 7 Days Prior to Travel

All travelers must submit a government travel authorization form at https://www.visitjamaica.com/travelauthorization/ which includes health information, immigration & customs forms and a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR swab test or Nasopharyngeal Antigen test. Completion of this form is mandatory by the Jamaican Government and must be submitted anytime within 7 days prior to travel. Failure to comply will result in denied entry.

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Don't Forget!

Covid-19 RT-PCR swab test or Nasopharyngeal Antigen test with a negative result and printed proof of travel insurance must be presented upon arrival in Jamaica.

Bahamas Travel Requirements Guide
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Find Your Local Testing Center Near You

Perform a Google search for ‘Covid19 testing site near me’ or ‘Covid19 testing in <INSERT YOUR CITY> and a list of results will appear. Some Walgreens and CVS pharmacies are offering Covid-19 RT-PCR swab testing by appointment only. To find out more about testing at these locations please visit Walgreens.com/Covid19Testing or https://cvshealth.com/covid-19/testing-locations.

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Take The Test

International travelers are exempted from RT-PCR testing once they have been fully vaccinated and have passed the two-week immunity period. All other travelers must take a Covid-19 RT-PCR swab test within 5 days of travel date. Failure to comply will result in denied entry.

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Submit Travel Health Visa

All travelers must submit a Travel Health Visa form online at travel.gov.bs. Users must fill out form prior to travel & will receive an automated response. A copy of the negative Covid-19 test result must be uploaded to the form. Payment for the Bahamian Government-mandated health insurance is collected while completing the Travel Health Visa. The cost of insurance is included in the Travel Health Visa application fee and is dependent on the length of stay (ranging from $40 -$70 USD per person).

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Don't Forget!

Print and travel with a copy of your completed Travel Health Visa and copy of the Covid-19 RT-PCR swab test with a negative result to be presented in The Bahamas.

Saint Lucia Travel Requirements Guide
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Find Your Local Testing Center Near You

Perform a Google search for ‘Covid19 testing site near me’ or ‘Covid19 testing in <INSERT YOUR CITY> and a list of results will appear. Some Walgreens and CVS pharmacies are offering Covid-19 RT-PCR swab testing by appointment only. To find out more about testing at these locations please visit Walgreens.com/Covid19Testing or https://cvshealth.com/covid-19/testing-locations.

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Take The Test

Take Covid-19 RT-PCR swab test within 5 days of travel date. Log into the travel registration page at https://travelslu.govt.lc/ and upload your test result before travel. Failure to comply will result in denied entry.

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Submit Electronic Form Within 7 Days Of Departure And No Less Than 3 Days Prior To Travel

Pre-Arrival Registration: All travelers must submit a Pre-Arrival Registration form online at https://www.stlucia.org/en/covid-19/travel-registration-form/. Once submitted, you'll receive an automated response. Completion of this form is mandatory by the Saint Lucia government and must be submitted within 7 days of your departure and no less than 3 days prior to travel.

Health Screening Form: All travelers must also complete and print a Health Screening form to be presented upon arrival in St. Lucia. The form can be found here.

Failure to comply with the above will result in denied entry.

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Don't Forget!

Print and travel with a copy of your completed Pre-Arrival Registration Form, Health Screening Form and a copy of the Covid-19 RT-PCR swab test with a negative result, which must be presented upon arrival in Saint Lucia.

Antigua Travel Requirements Guide
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Find Your Local Testing Center Near You

Perform a Google search for ‘Covid19 testing site near me’ or ‘Covid19 testing in <INSERT YOUR CITY> and a list of results will appear. Some Walgreens and CVS pharmacies are offering Covid-19 RT-PCR swab testing by appointment only. To find out more about testing at these locations please visit Walgreens.com/Covid19Testing or https://cvshealth.com/covid-19/testing-locations.

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Take The Test

Take Covid-19 RT-PCR swab test within 7 days of travel date. Failure to comply will result in denied entry.

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Submit Health Declaration Form

All travelers must submit a Health Declaration form, which will be issued during your flight. Completion of this Form is mandatory by the Antigua government and must be submitted upon arrival in Antigua. Failure to comply will result in denied entry.

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Don't Forget!

A copy of the Covid-19 RT-PCR swab test with a negative result must be presented upon arrival in Antigua. Failure to comply will result in denied entry.

IMPORTANT

New Covid-19 RT-PCR swab test mandate for Sandals Resorts guests prior to arriving at Maurice Bishop International Airport, Grenada. This mandate applies to Sandals guests only.

Grenada Travel Requirements Guide
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Find Your Local Testing Center Near You

Perform a Google search for ‘Covid19 testing site near me’ or ‘Covid19 testing in <INSERT YOUR CITY> and a list of results will appear. Some Walgreens and CVS pharmacies are offering Covid-19 RT-PCR swab testing by appointment only. To find out more about testing at these locations please visit Walgreens.com/Covid19Testing or https://cvshealth.com/covid-19/testing-locations.

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Take The Test

Take Covid-19 RT-PCR swab test within 72 hours of arrival date.

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Submit Electronic Pure Safe Travel Certificate Form

All travelers must apply and complete a Pure Safe Travel Certificate form online at: https://covid19.gov.gd/health-declaration/

Please note, within the Travel Authorization Form use the Unique exemption number provided to you through a pre-arrival email for the Accommodation Code.

Pre-pay for COVID-19 Test for travel back to the U.S. or Canada

The Grenada Government is requiring all guests to pre-pay for their on-island COVID-19 test (at the time of submitting your health declaration form.) Guests may also pre-pay for the test through a convenient and user-friendly online system, which can be accessed at pay.gov.gd. Cost of this test is EC$405 (approximately US$150). Rest assured that as part of our Travel With Confidence Program this prepaid fee will be reimbursed to you by Sandals Grenada. Please make sure to bring a copy of your receipt to get your refund.

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Print and travel with a copy of the Pure Safe Travel certificate, the negative Covid-19 RT-PCR swab test results and proof of travel insurance. These documents must be presented upon arrival in Grenada.

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While On Resort

Upon arrival at the resort, take a rapid antigen test administered by medical professionals (free of charge). After receiving your results within 15 minutes, guests with negative results will be allowed to use all facilities.

All guests staying 5 nights or longer are required to get tested on day 5 of arrival.

The pre-paid COVID-19 test will be administered prior to departure and the same negative result can be used for travel back to the U.S. or Canada.

Barbados Travel Requirements Guide
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Find Your Local Testing Center Near You

Perform a Google search for ‘Covid19 testing site near me’ or ‘Covid19 testing in <INSERT YOUR CITY> and a list of results will appear. Some Walgreens and CVS pharmacies are offering Covid-19 RT-PCR swab testing by appointment only. To find out more about testing at these locations please visit Walgreens.com/Covid19Testing or https://cvshealth.com/covid-19/testing-locations.

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Take The Test

To be considered for process fast-tracking, travelers are strongly encouraged to take a Covid-19 RT-PCR swab test result within 72 hours prior to departure and travel with a proof of negative result. Travelers without a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR swab test result from an accredited or recognized laboratory will be required to take a test upon arrival.

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Submit Immigration And Customs Form 72 Hours But No Less Than 24 Hours Prior To Travel

All travelers must submit an Immigration and Customs form 72 hours but no less than 24 hours prior to travel via travelform.gov.bb. In the "Parish" field within the form select "Christ Church" from the dropdown options. Once the form is completed, the Immigration and Customs receipts are to be saved to your mobile device or printed and presented to Immigration and Customs upon arrival. Failure to comply will result in denied entry.

Fully vaccinated travelers must submit proof of vaccination in the form of a vaccine certificate. It is required that the vaccine certificate is presented in English. Travelers are encouraged to download the BIMSAFE App where the documents mentioned above can also be uploaded.

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Print and travel with a receipt of your completed Immigration and Customs form. And, a copy of the Covid-19 RT-PCR swab test with a negative result if you took the test within 72 hours of departure.
Travelers who fail to provide proof of vaccination will be subject to the protocols of unvaccinated travelers.

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While On Resort!

Upon arrival at the resort, fully vaccinated travelers must take a rapid COVID-19 PCR test administered by medical professionals (free of charge). Upon receiving negative results that same day, guests will be allowed to use all facilities.

Unvaccinated travelers are required to quarantine in-room and be tested on day 5. Upon receiving negative rest results, guests will be allowed to use all facilities.

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