Barbados drops need for COVID testing and quarantine for fully vaccinated travelers on arrival

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On October 21st 2021, Barbados’ Minister of Health and Wellness, Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic, announced that from Sunday 24th October 2021, fully vaccinated travelers to Barbados will no longer need to take a COVID-19 test or quarantine when they arrive. Visitors will still have to have a valid, negative COVID PCR test before flying to Barbados.

All of this means that Barbados vacations are back on, with no COVID restrictions upon entering and exiting the island. The Chief Medical Officer reserves the right to request testing or quarantine of any traveler if deemed necessary.

Barbados’ 10/21/2021 COVID travel update summarized:

Effective date: Sunday 24th October 2021

Affects: Fully vaccinated travelers

Test needed before departure to Barbados: Valid, negative, PCR test

Testing or quarantine needed upon arrival in Barbados: None