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French Polynesia will welcome international visitors on July 15th

French Polynesia will welcome international visitors on July 15th
Pax Global Media

French Polynesia has had no active cases of COVID 19  since May 29th

The country’s authorities haave confirmed that borders will be re-opening to international tourism in French Polynesia starting on July 15th, 2020.

As of July 15th, quarantine measures will be completely lifted and French Polynesia’s borders will re-open to international tourism from all countries.

Prior to departure, travellers will be subjected tot he following:

  • Compulsory COVID-19 (RT-PCR) test 72 hours before the departure to French Polynesia
  • Compulsory international travel insurance for every non-resident visitor traveling to French Polynesia (example; coverage provided by some credit cards used to cover the stay);
  • Travellers will have to provide a medical certificate
    • If the test is negative: boarding
    • If the test is positive: no boarding
  • Travellers who have tested COVID-19 positive more than 3 weeks prior to the departure and who have an immunity certificate proving their recovery are exempt from the requirements listed above.

In addition to wearing a face mask on board, all travellers must sign a statement of commitment to follow sanitary measures and self-diagnosis of symptoms, and fill in an information form regarding their stay: itinerary and accommodation (e-mail contact / phone / dates of stay).

During the stay, travellers will be asked to take a COVID-19 test four days after arrival: The Ministry of Health and Prevention of French Polynesia will randomly test a panel of travelers during their stay.

For full details, click here.

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