ST. MAARTEN IS REOPENING FOR TOURISM JULY 1
St. Maarten is officially reopening for international tourism on July 1st, following the reopening of Princess Juliana Airport (SXM). In a recent government press statement, tourism minister Ludmila de Weever stated that the country is ready to receive travelers from Europe and North America as of July 1st.
Australia Just Extended Its COVID Travel Ban for Another 3 Months
Australia is officially extending its international travel ban for three more months. Australia's government announced Tuesday that it is extending the travel ban through June 17, 2021. The initial ban had been set to expire on March 17, however, the government noted fear that the rest of the world "continues to pose an unacceptable public health risk" to its borders, Australia's 7 News reported.
Bahamas Now Allows Vaccinated Travelers Skip Testing
Starting May 1, 2021 The Bahamas will make exceptions to allow fully vaccinated passengers to skip PCR testing and enter the country more easily. The Bahamian government is requiring vaccinated passengers to bring proof they’ve been inoculated and at least 2 weeks have passed since they’ve received their last shot. With proof of vaccination, no pre-flight PCR testing is required.