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|Test pre-travel:||PCR Test|
|PCR Test locations:||https://covidtraveladvice.kuoni.co.uk/pcr-test-locations|
All tourists must present a negative PCR test for COVID-19 on arrival. The test and negative PCR certificate must be issued no more than 3 days (72 hours) prior to arrival into Barbados.
Upon arrival, you will need to take a Antigen Rapid Test which will be conducted at the airport and will be free of charge.
Guests will then be required to quarantine in their booked hotel or villa for 5 days before taking a further PCR test.
The PCR test results can take between 24 to 48 hours to be returned and you will need to remain in quarantine until the negative result is received.
|Form pre-travel:||Traveller Health Declaration must be completed 24 hours prior to arrival.|
|Traveller Health Declaration:||https://www.travelform.gov.bb/home|
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On your return a negative test must be taken in the 3 days (72 hours) before you depart to the UK. You will be required to show your test results before you board the return flight home.
The test must meet the performance standards of above 97% specificity and above 80% sensitivity at viral loads above 100,000 copies\ml. The test can be a PCR test, a LAMP test or an antigen test, such as a test from a lateral flow device as long as they meet the performance standards.
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A suspension of all Travel Corridors for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland is in place from 4am 18 January for a period of at least one month.
The following statements have been issued by the Department for Transport (DfT) and the devolved administrations of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales:
Department for Transport (DfT)
All UK travel corridors temporarily suspended to protect against new international variants.
Emergency border measures introduced to prevent the spread of new variants of coronavirus into the UK.
The statement in full can be accessed via this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/all-uk-travel-corridors-temporarily-suspended-to-protect-against-new-international-variants
Travel Corridor Suspended
The UK Government has announced that it is to suspend the travel corridor system until at least 15 February. This will come into effect from 4am on Monday 18 January. Travel corridors operate on a four-nation basis and the decision will see Northern Ireland amend regulations to remove the approximately 64 countries, islands and territories remaining on the travel corridor list.
The statement in full can be accessed via this link: https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/news/travel-corridor-suspended
Travel corridors suspended.
Changes to travel restrictions following new COVID-19 variant. Following identification of a new variant of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Brazil, the Scottish Government will impose additional restrictions on arrivals. From 04:00 on Monday, all country exemptions from self-isolation after international travel will be suspended.
Passengers travelling to Scotland from outside the Common Travel Area will be required to isolate for ten days on return. They must also have a valid negative COVID-19 test result, taken no more than three days before the scheduled time of departure.
The statement in full can be accessed via this link: https://www.gov.scot/news/travel-corridors-suspended/
Travel corridors to be suspended as new virus strains emerge.
The First Minister has tonight confirmed travel corridors will be suspended in Wales to help prevent new mutated strains of coronavirus entering the UK. Travel corridors will be suspended from Monday until at least 15 February – and possibly longer – as all four nations of the UK act together.
The statement in full can be accessed via this link: https://gov.wales/travel-corridors-be-suspended-new-virus-strains-emerge
|Foreign Office Advice:||https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/barbados|
Face Masks are mandatory in all public spaces.
From the 3rd February until at least the 28th February 2021, a curfew is in place from 7pm to 6am. Other than for emergencies it is not possible to be outside of or leave your place of residence during the curfew.
During daytime only essential services will be available and only limited movement will be allowed. Non-essential shops, bars and restaurants will be closed.
Beaches will be open for exercise only from 6am to 9am.
Remember to check countries you’re due to transit through as well as your destination.
The Information contained on this page is accurate to the best of our knowledge. It is provided as guidance only and is subject to review and change. Please check with official sources before booking and again regularly prior to travel, as information and requirements can change frequently and with little notice. Please visit the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website at gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice or visit gov.uk/travelaware for country-specific information.
Last updated: 26.02.2021 at 16:46