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Covid 19 Updates: what impact on your holiday in St Barts?

Posted by Olivia on Aug 2, 2021 9:15:00 AM

In St Barth Infos, Informations

The following article is for informational purposes only. The situation is changing quickly and may vary depending of your location in the world. We strongly recommend that you check the requirements that will apply to you and your journey. 

Measures to know for your trip to St Barth

Each visitor aged 18 y.o or more will be asked to provide proof that they have been fully vaccinated.
Children under 18 y.o are not required to provide proof of vaccination.

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Entry requirements for St Barth differ depending on the classification of your country of origin. The following requirements apply to travelers 10 y.o or older.

You are arriving from a foreign country:

- Your country of origin is classified as "green" (European Area, USA, Canada, Albania, Australia, Bahrain, Bosnia, Brunei, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Montenegro, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, the Union of the Comoros and Vanuatu):
If you are vaccinated you must perform a PCR test less than 72 hours or an antigen test less than 48 hours before boarding.
If you are not vaccinated, you need to have a compelling reason and you must perform a PCR test less than 72 hours or an antigen test less than 48 hours before boarding and perform a 7-day isolation measure upon arrival with a PCR test at the end of this period.

- Your country is classified as "orange" (all countries except green and red countries):
If you are vaccinated you must perform a PCR test less than 72 hours old or an antigen test less than 48 hours old before boarding
If you are not vaccinated, you need to have a compelling reason and you must perform a PCR test less than 72 hours or an antigen test less than 48 hours before boarding and perform a 7-day isolation measure upon arrival with a PCR test at the end of this period.

- Your country is classified as "red" (Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo, Indonesia, Maldives, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Russia, Seychelles, South Africa, Suriname and Tunisia):
In all cases you must have a compelling reason for travel and provide a PCR test less than 72 hours old or an antigen test less than 48 hours old prior to boarding.
If you are not vaccinated, you will also have to undergo a 7-day isolation measure upon arrival with a PCR test at the end of this period. 


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Current Situation and Measures in Place in St Barth

  • Starting Sept 13, proof of vaccination or proof of a recent negative Covid test will be required to enter restaurants. Travelers can show their vaccination cards, or register for a digital “Pass Sanitaire” . 
  • Face masks need to be worn in all indoor public areas including establishments such as shops, grocery stores, banks. 
  • Social distancing measures are required.
  • The two-meter distance per person rule applies to establishments that receive visitors.
  • In restaurants, the allowed number of people per table is 8. If you are visiting a restaurant in a group of more than 8 people, you will be seated at different tables. Mask-wearing is compulsory for all staff members, while customers circulating in restaurants also need to wear masks. Guests may remove their masks while seated at their table. Take-out service continues in many restaurants.
  • Pharmacies, grocery shops, government offices, banks, and other services are open to the public.
  • All beaches on the island are all open with no restrictions. Masks are not required on beaches. However, social distancing is encouraged when visiting beaches in St Barth.
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How to do a Covid test in St Barth?

Since January 21st, 2021, all persons needing to perform a PCR test (symptomatic persons, contact cases, travelers) will have to go to the Red Cross screening center in St Jean. 

Testing is available from Monday to Friday from 8 am to 3 pm and on Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon. You will be asked for your passport. 

St Jean testing facilities location:

 

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