Tuesday,  September 27, 2022  5:46 pm

Curfew in Jamaica: Little impact on travellers, Sunwing says

Curfew in Jamaica: Little impact on travellers, Sunwing says
Pax Global Media

In a travel advisory, Sunwing says Jamaica's curfew restrictions until Aug. 31 has little impact on travellers visiting the island.

“At the moment, a minority of excursions that take place on Sundays could be affected. Please note that hotel transfers, on-site PCR tests, most excursions and access to beaches should not be affected. However, restrictions outside the hotel corridor could be put in place without notice," says the tour operator. 

Sunwing also notes that all travellers must apply for travel authorization before entering Jamaica and invites you to visit the Jamaica Tourist Board website for more information.

At the same time, Jamaica recently welcomed the arrival of the millionth visitor  on Sunday (August 15) from the destination to Sangster International Airport. 

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, Tourism Director Donovan White and other tourism partners greeted passenger Daynel Williams and his family, arriving on JetBlue flight 1179 from New York.

“This moment is a testament to the hard work of all of our tourism workers and the success of Jamaica's CARES program, which has improved the quality of life for tourists,” said Minister Bartlett. 

Jamaica imposed tighter COVID-19 restrictions due to a rapid surge in case numbers and hospitalizations since June 1, said Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Aug. 10. 

The new restrictions are in effect through Aug. 31.

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