Curaçao is open to receive international visitors
The Caribbean island announced the latest Coronavirus statistics, entry requirements and special offers for travelers this season
Curaçao reports that 86,000 of those eligible have been vaccinated and, over the past three weeks, they documented a record positivity rate of 0.15%.
Given these significantly reduced numbers, the night curfew was lifted for the first time in more than a year. Restrictions on the island have also been lifted and open-air restaurants, bars and lounges are allowed to operate at full capacity. In addition, the air transport offered before the pandemic was resumed. Direct flights are available from major cities and airports, including Miami (MIA) and Charlotte (CLT) via American Airlines and from New York (JFK) via JetBlue, making Curacao an easily accessible destination.
To welcome travelers, from now until June 29, visitors can book and take advantage of an island-wide promotion, which is valid for travel from June 19 to October 30, 2021. Every fourth night It's free at participating hotels, ranging from family-friendly boutique hotels and all-inclusive resorts to luxury villas, private island lodges, trendy bungalows, and internationally recognized brand properties with suites of all sizes. The island's unbeatable location below the hurricane belt offers year-round sunshine and a reliable climate, making it a favorite destination for Caribbean enthusiasts and lovers of tropical vacations this summer.
“Having gone through a difficult 2020, the hospitality and tourism industry is now aggressively making a comeback and travelers are eager to get away this summer,” says Paul Pennicook, CEO of the Curacao Tourism Office. “During the last 14 days, Curaçao has only seen 10 positive cases per 100,000 people. With an even greater desire to serve our visitors, along with new hotel offerings and immersive outdoor adventures, Curaçao is poised for travelers to create meaningful experiences this season. "
Internationally recognized for its European-inspired architecture, cultural and culinary delights, as well as a relaxed and uncrowded atmosphere, Curaçao offers the perfect getaway for those looking to stay safe and socially distanced this summer. There is no shortage of outdoor and outdoor activities to enjoy on the island, either alone or with fellow travelers. Options include self-guided walking tours and private sailing trips, walking and biking trails, kitesurfing, snorkeling, and animal encounters. Firmly one of the best dive destinations in the world, Curaçao offers a list of over 65 dive sites ranging from shipwrecks to reefs teeming with marine life. In addition, with more than 35 beaches that offer all kinds of landscapes,
Welcoming all international visitors from January 1, 2021, Curaçao's entry requirements and security protocols have been adapted to match the evolving travel environment.
To enter the country, travelers must complete the three mandatory steps at www.dicardcuracao.com :
-Complete the digital immigration card online before departure.
-Fill out the Passenger Locator Card (PLC) 48 hours before departure and bring a printed copy with you upon arrival, and schedule an antigen test at a local lab on your third day of travel to Curaçao.
-Provide proof of a negative result from a certified COVID-19 PCR test and carry a printed test document. Travelers should upload negative test results to www.dicardcuracao.com prior to departure.
Current protocols require all potential visitors, both vaccinated and not, to show proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test, although government officials and a consulting team of respected physicians are discussing possible future amendments to this policy.