Current COVID travel updates as of July 18, 2020.
The Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda is now open. Temperature checks are required upon arrival, and masks are required in the airport. Antigua is a popular tropical destination because of its 365 white sand beaches, crystal-clear water and many popular hotels and resorts.
Americans can also travel to the Dutch island of Aruba. Travelers from states like California and Florida will be required to be tested for corona virus and upload their results before they leave from the U.S. Travelers in other states can choose to be tested for the virus, at their expense, when they arrive at the airport in Aruba.
The Bahamas are also open to international travelers, but those who arrive in this island nation are required to present a verified, negative covid test that was taken within the last seven days. Expect temperature screenings in airports, and new rules in hotels and resorts.
The Dominican Republic, which is home to popular tropical destinations such as Punta Cana. Not all hotels are open yet, so confirm your plans before you get on a plane. Enhanced safety precautions, mask requirements and temperature checks will be performed at the airport upon arrival.
The island nation of St. Lucia began the first phase of its reopening in June. You will have to present a negative COVID-19 test result from the last seven days upon arrival. Also, you will need to complete a travel registration form prior to departure.