Antigua and Barbuda drops all vaccination requirements for arriving passengers

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CABINET REPORT: The Cabinet took the decision to reduce further the restrictions which governed during the Covid-19 pandemic.

All persons entering Antigua and Barbuda, commencing next Wednesday, 13 April 2022, subject to any evidence regarding any new variant, shall be allowed to enter without vaccination.

However, all those persons who are unvaccinated are required to submit to a PCR Test, no more than 4 days old, before boarding their flight to Antigua.

This rule was already in place for nationals and residents of Antigua and Barbuda.

The lifting of the restriction now extends to tourists, visitors and in-transit passengers.

The Minister of Tourism reported that American Airlines continued to experience full flights to Antigua, and that carrier lands four flights from Miami, New York and Charlotte.

The hotels continue to experience high occupancy rates, and the spill over into restaurants, places of entertainment, and car rentals continue to grow.

Government’s revenue has also begun to rise as more tourists continue to pour into Antigua and Barbuda by cruise ship, private yachts and even charter flights.

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