Published: November 3, 2020 - 12:01 AM
Effective November 1, 2020 the Bahamas has modified their stance on the entry of cruise passengers in the island nation establishing strict rules that passengers must follow when visiting the island nation. The easing of regulations comes just as the CDC has also loosened their grip on the cruise lines allowing them to sail again, provided they are adhering to guidelines. Since the Bahamas is an important cruise destination from New York and Florida, the announcement comes just in time for cruising to resume.
The Bahamas new rules have provisions that allow cruise guests and crew to be covered by tests already done by the cruise line prior to embarkation before the ship arrives in the Bahamas.
Effective 1 November 2020, The Bahamas will require all travelers to:
Please check with the cruise lines and the Bahamas Government for updates as your cruise approaches. The Rules and Guidelines are fluid and change in regard to COVID and the progression / regression of the spread of the disease.
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