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Bermuda is Open - What to Know Now

Pristine pink-sand beaches and wide-open natural spaces are once again within easy reach. We look forward to extending a warm welcome to you out here.

When you are ready, Bermuda is open.

Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 9:25 pm AST

Travel Protocols

For guidelines at a glance, see the Traveller's Quick Guide.

Effective Immediately:

Passengers who have been to Brazil, India or South Africa in the 14 days before arriving in Bermuda will be required to quarantine for 14 days once landed in Bermuda.

Pre-Departure — All Travellers Must:

  • Complete the Bermuda Travel Authorisation process online one to three days before departure; a $75 fee per traveller is required, which includes the cost of all COVID-19 testing in Bermuda. Each passenger must have a form completed regardless of age. NOTE: Children 9 and younger do not have to be tested at any point, and their Travel Authorisation fee is $30. Travel Authorisation FAQ
  • Effective through June 5, 2021: All travellers aged 10 and up must take a PCR COVID-19 test and obtain a negative result no more than five days before arrival in Bermuda. The day of testing is day 0. Test results must be entered as part of the online travel authorization process and be presented upon arrival in Bermuda. Visitors without a pre-departure test will not be able to obtain Travel Authorisation and enter Bermuda. Children aged 10-17 must receive parental consent to be tested. If consent is denied, the young traveller must quarantine for 14 days on arrival.
  • Effective June 6, 2021: All travellers aged 10 and up must take a PCR COVID-19 test and obtain a negative result no more than three days before arrival in Bermuda. The day of testing is day 0. Test results must be entered as part of the online travel authorization process and be presented upon arrival in Bermuda. Visitors without a pre-departure test will not be able to obtain Travel Authorisation and enter Bermuda. Children aged 10-17 must receive parental consent to be tested. If consent is denied, the young traveller must quarantine for 14 days on arrival.
  • Wear face masks and practise physical distancing at the departure airport.
  • Additionally, travellers are encouraged to pack a thermometer and acquire health insurance covering illness and injury outside of their home jurisdiction, including related to a positive COVID-19 diagnosis while in Bermuda.

Upon Arrival at L.F. Wade Airport — All Travellers Must:

  • Show a copy of your Travel Authorisation. If you do not have a printer, have ready a charged phone or tablet to show your Travel Authorisation.
  • If arriving through June 5, 2021: Present a copy of the pre-departure COVID-19 negative test result obtained no more than five days before arriving in Bermuda.
  • If arriving on or after June 6, 2021: Present a copy of the pre-departure COVID-19 negative test result obtained no more than three days before arriving in Bermuda.
  • Undergo PCR COVID-19 testing at the Bermuda L.F. Wade International Airport. This applies to adults and children ages 10 and up. Children less than 10 years old are exempt from the PCR COVID-19 test.
  • After completing arrival testing at L.F. Wade International Airport, all travellers are required to head directly to their pre-booked accommodation to await arrival testing results. No other stops are permitted.

On-Island, Immunised Travellers Must:

  • Head directly to their pre-booked accommodation after completing arrival testing at L.F. Wade International Airport. No other stops are permitted.
  • Immunised travellers are welcome to enjoy the available amenities at their accommodation while awaiting their negative pre-arrival PCR COVID-19 result (typically, 24 hours or less). Travellers should contact their accommodation directly for a list of available amenities.
  • After the immunised traveller’s negative arrival test is received, the traveller’s movement is no longer restricted, and the traveller is permitted to move throughout the island in accordance with any regulations in place by the Government of Bermuda at the time of visit.
  • Practise physical distancing, hygiene and mask-wearing in all public spaces including on all public transport (taxis, ferries and buses).
  • Take your own temperature twice per day and report via online portal.
  • Day 4, 8 and 14 testing are still required. Immunised travellers must take a COVID-19 test, administered on Day 4, Day 8 and Day 14 at convenient testing centres across the island. The location and time of each of your tests will automatically be booked for you, so please do not arrange separate appointments. You will receive email reminders 24 hours before each test. To reschedule the time, please call the government’s COVID-19 hotline: 441/444-2498 (open 9 am–9pm).
  • Comply with restrictions on gatherings to a maximum of 10 people, with physical distancing in place.

Please Note: Children aged 17 and under are not required to be immunised; however, children 10 and up are required to follow the same testing protocols as their parents while on island. Non-immunised children aged 17 or under assume the status of their adult companions. Children travelling with immunised adults are not subject to non-immunised traveller quarantines listed below. 

On-Island, Non-Immunised Travellers Must:

  • Head directly to their pre-booked accommodation after completing arrival testing at L.F. Wade International Airport. No other stops are permitted.
  • Must quarantine at their accommodation for four days until receiving a negative result from the Day 4 COVID-19 test. In this case, quarantine relates to the property at which the traveller is staying, not a single room.
  • Are required to wear a Traveller Wristband for the first 14 days of their stay. Traveller Wristbands will be distributed during testing upon arrival. Travellers who do not wish to wear the wristband will be required to quarantine at their accommodation for 14 days.
  • After negative day 4 test results are received, the traveller’s movement is no longer restricted, and the traveller is permitted to move throughout the island in accordance with any regulations in place by the Government of Bermuda at the time of visit.
  • Practise physical distancing, hygiene and mask-wearing in all public spaces including on all public transport (taxis, ferries and buses).
  • Take your own temperature twice per day and report via online portal.
  • Day 4, 8 and 14 testing are required. All travellers must take a COVID-19 test, administered on Day 4, Day 8 and Day 14 at convenient testing centres across the island. The location and time of each of your tests will automatically be booked for you, so please do not arrange separate appointments. You will receive email reminders 24 hours before each test. To reschedule the time, please call the government’s COVID-19 hotline: 441/444-2498 (open 9 am–9pm).
  • Comply with restrictions on gatherings to a maximum of 10 people, with physical distancing in place.
  • Children aged 17 or under are not required to be immunised. Non-immunised children aged 17 or under assume the status of their adult companions. Children travelling with non-immunised adults will be subject to quarantine. Children travelling with immunised adults are not subject to nonimmunised traveller quarantine. However, children 10 and up are required to follow the same testing protocols as their parents while on island.

Effective June 6, 2021, Non-Immunised Travellers:

  • Will be subject to supervised quarantine for up to 14 days in a designated facility at their own expense.

Departing Bermuda

Most travellers returning to the United States, United Kingdom or Canada will have their outbound testing requirements met within the existing testing regime with testing on arrival and again on days 4, 8 and 14. Any visitor in need of an outbound test not covered by the existing testing programme, is automatically booked for a return home test. These will be matched with the 72-hour requirement for test results on the way out. Learn more.

COVID-19 Positive Test Result

If a traveller becomes COVID-19 positive, is a close contact of a positive person, is symptomatic, or if a traveller is clinically diagnosed at any point, they will be subject to public health (COVID-19) regulations and will be quarantined or isolated, as appropriate, at their accommodation for up to 14 days. Each property will provide guidance on its parameters for handling positive cases, including, in many instances, offering a quarantine room at the same property at no additional cost for rate-paying guests.

Anyone who becomes COVID-19 positive, or whom health authorities believe could be positive, will be fitted with an Aqua electronic bracelet to assist with isolation/quarantine.

Hotels are Open!

Bermuda offers a variety of clean and comfortable hotels, resorts, cottages, inns, vacation rentals and more. Enjoy spacious rooms, beautiful views and rich amenities. Your ideal island hideaway awaits.

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