Monday,  January 25, 2021  2:19 am

St. Vincent & the Grenadines unveils Phase 8 entry requirements


St. Vincent & the Grenadines unveils Phase 8 entry requirements
Pax Global Media

In response to the continued increase of COVID-19 cases in the United States and Canada, among others, St. Vincent and the Grenadines continues to enforce entry protocols for travellers, with the latest phase (number eight) now in place.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines never officially shut its borders to tourists and remains open for business, poised to welcome visitors once they are permitted to travel from their respective countries. 

The destination has taken strict measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 and currently has 17 active cases.

Phase 8 begins Dec. 15

During this phase all travellers to St. Vincent and the Grenadines must arrive with a negative SARS-COV-2 RT-PCR COVID-19 test result no more than 72 hours or three days before arrival. 

Travellers may then be retested upon arrival with a RT-PCR test and must complete a mandatory five-day quarantine in a tourism authority/MOHWE-approved hotel at their own cost. 

They will be retested between day four and five of quarantine and must continue nine to 16 monitored days in an approved home/hotel/vessel at the discretion of the Port Health Officer. 

All travellers will be required to monitor their temperatures for the next 14 days and report any elevations to the local health authority.

All travellers with a positive COVID-19 PCR test result will be isolated in an approved accommodation/facility for the next 14 days at the cost of the traveller.

Air Canada currently operates a weekly non-stop service (Mondays) to St. Vincent and the Grenadines from Toronto Pearson Airport. 

For the most up to date information on current flights please check the Air Canada Website.

Please note that this protocol may be revised at any time at the discretion of the Health Services Subcommittee of the National Emergency Management Committee/COVID-19 Task Force, Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment.


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