Dive News Dive Travel Featured

Dive Travel Curaçao Update: Coronavirus on Curacao

Coronavirus on Curacao – NEWS UPDATES

The Coronavirus on Curacao (COVID-19) is dynamic situation that is on all of our minds. The health and safety of you, your family and your friends is of paramount concern. With that in mind, please check back as we will do our best to keep you informed about the latest developments regarding travel and tourism on Curaçao.

The Curaçao Tourist Board is working in close collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health, Environment and Nature, the Ministry of Economic Development, the Curaçao Civil Aviation Authority and government agencies to guarantee a safe reopening. Guidelines have also been created and implemented in the tourism industry to avoid the spread of COVID-19.

It is important that you stay informed and adhere to basic hygiene and physical distancing measures that are in place for the locals as much as they are for you.

Latest NEWS from DIVE NEWS CURAÇAO

Coronavirus on Curacao – Government Announcements

August 5th, 2020 at 5:00pm AST

The government has released an updated list of safe countries. This concerns countries that are designated as low-risk areas and medium-risk areas. Travelers from these countries do not have to go into mandatory quarantine in Curaçao. They are, however, obliged to do a PCR test from medium-risk countries and to fill in a Passenger Locater Card from low-risk countries.

Negative advice St. Maarten
Due to the ever increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases in St. Maarten, the government of Curaçao has decided to close the borders to this island nation within the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Negative advice Aruba
Since the day before yesterday, Aruba has reported a total of 40 local transmissions of COVID-19. Therefore, the government of Curaçao has decided that as of tomorrow the borders will be closed for Aruba

Belgium
Canada
China
Cuba
Denmark
Germany
France
Greece
Guyana
Hungary
Hong Kong
The Netherlands
Norway
Austria
Italy
Taiwan
Czech Republic
Turks & Caicos
United Kingdom
Switzerland

* This list can changed based on the latest COVID-19 developments in each country.
* The status can change if they open their borders for high risk countries.

Passengers from countries not listed must go into a mandatory 14 day quarantine upon arrival in Curaçao.

Visit www.dicardcuracao.com for the digital portal for passengers traveling to Curaçao.

Anguilla
Antigua & Barbuda
Bahamas
Barbados
Bermuda
Bonaire
Cayman Islands
Dominica
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Jamaica
Martinique
Montserrat
St. Eustatius
Saba
Saint Barthelemy
Saint Kitts & Nevis
Saint Lucia
Trinidad & Tobago
St. Vincent & Grenadines
British Virgin Islands

* This list can changed based on the latest COVID-19 developments in each country.
* The status can change if they open their borders for high risk countries.

Passengers from countries not listed must go into a mandatory 14 day quarantine upon arrival in Curaçao.

Visit www.dicardcuracao.com for the digital portal for passengers traveling to Curaçao.

  • The traveler must agree with all the stipulated conditions of the Government of Curaçao in order to travel to and enter Curaçao.
  • The traveler must agree that all medical costs, quarantine costs and/or isolation will be at their own costs.
As communicated earlier this month, before entering Curaçao, the traveler must comply with certain conditions such as:

To fill out the Digital Immigration form, the PLC Form and upload the negative PCR Test, please follow this link: https://www.dicardcuracao.com/portal

  • They must fill in a ‘Passenger Location Card’ (PLC) digitally before traveling (click link above for the digital immigration card)
  • The traveler must have a copy of the PLC printed when traveling.
  • The traveler must not have traveled to a high-risk country, and if they have, they must go into mandatory quarantine.
  • The traveler must fill in and sign the form to the best of their ability and truthfully.
  • They must have done a PCR test max. 72 hours prior to their flight
  • The PCR test result must be negative in order to travel.
  • The traveler must have the PCR test results printed when traveling.
  • The airline will control the test results prior to boarding.
  • The traveler must agree with all the stipulated conditions of the Government of Curaçao in order to travel to and enter Curaçao.
  • The traveler must agree that all medical costs, quarantine costs and/or isolation will be at their own costs.

Updated June 22, 2020, 3:00pm AST – Source:  Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA)

In preparation for the opening of the Curaçao border as of July 1, 2020, CHATA and TUI has reached an agreement to co-invest to offer free PCR tests for European travelers who wish to visit Curaçao for summer 2020 to stimulate the Dutch and European Union markets.

Ocean Encounters is Curaçao’s premier 5-star dive resort, known for its fun, customer service oriented staff, and quality products.

Ocean Encounters has always taken a great deal of pride in providing a quality service and “ultimate dive experience” to our guests, while ensuring their safety, and the safety of our employees, always. With this in mind, we have amended our standard health and safety procedures to include a more stringent protocol, as follows:

The Natural and Safe Place to Stay

AN ABUNDANCE OF OPEN SPACE * 365 DAYS OF SUN * FREEDOM OF CHOICE

The abundance of open space at LionsDive Beach Resort Curaçao creates a natural preventative measure where you can practice being social, yet distant to easily protect yourself and your family.

What is AMResorts doing to keep travelers safe?

Sunscape Curaçao Beach Resort, Spa and Casino is closely monitoring information about the Coronavirus on Curacao (COVID-19) and the safety and wellbeing of their guests, partners and colleagues is of utmost importance. AMResorts® branded properties adhere to strict international guidelines related to the prevention, detection and treatment of many diseases.

VIRTUAL POSTCARDS from CURAÇAO

In times like this, dreaming of going to the beach to curl your toes into the sand or to dive into the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean is exactly what the doctor ordered!

Copyrighted Image