CLOSURES DUE TO COVID-19 Per Apple Vacations

March 23, 2020

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Anguilla – connecting via St. Martin

All bookings that connect via SXM (St. Martin/St. Maarten) will be affected by the travel restriction imposed by the Governments of St. Martin/St. Maarten, for travel 3/17/20 through 3/31/20.

Aruba

All hotels in Aruba will be closed for travel 3/17/20 through 3/31/20.

The Government of Aruba has made the decision to mandate a suspension of all inbound travel to Aruba by non-residents of Aruba. These restrictions are subject to change as they may consider additional precautionary measures.

Bahamas

The Prime Minister of the Bahamas has evoked a curfew that will operate daily from 9PM through 5AM, effective 3/20/20 through 3/30/20.

Barbados

Barbados will close its borders from non-residents for travel 3/20/20 through 3/31/20.

Bermuda

Effective 3/17/20 through 3/30/20, arriving visitors and residents of Bermuda will be legally required to self-quarantine for up to 14 days. 

Bonaire

All hotels in Bonaire will be closed for travel 3/15/20 through 3/27/20. All flights from US, Canada, Colombia and Dominican Republic have been suspended.

British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands have closed their borders for non-residents for at least one month.

Cayman Islands

All hotels in the Cayman Islands are closed for travel 3/22/20 through 4/12/20. 

Owen Roberts International Airport and Charles Kirkconnell International Airport will be closed for international passenger flights during these dates. Outbound flights will operate as usual through 3/22/20.

Colombia

Colombia will close its borders and suspending inbound international flights for 30 days, starting 3/23/20, and is imposing a nationwide mandatory self-quarantine 3/24/20 until 4/13/20.

Costa Rica

All hotels in Costa Rica will be closed for travel 3/18/20 through 4/12/20. Costa Rican borders will be closed during these dates and includes all international flights, boats and land transportation.

Curaçao

All hotels in Curaçao will be closed for travel 3/17/20 through 3/31/20. The Government of Curaçao has decided to suspend inbound travel to Curaçao for non-residents.

Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic has closed for new arrivals, effective 3/18/20 up to 15 days.

Grenada

All hotels in Grenada will be closed for travel 3/21/20 through 3/31/20. Travelers from the U.S. and other select countries will be denied entry into Grenada starting 3/20/20 through 3/28/20.

Jamaica

All hotels in Jamaica will be closed for travel 3/21/20 through 4/3/20. Jamaica’s airports and seaports will be closed to incoming passenger traffic. 

Effective 3/18/20 through 3/31/20, guests planning to stay at a hotel in Jamaica, and who have been allowed to land, will be placed in 14-day self-quarantine at the hotel if they are from a country where there is local transmission. You will not be able to leave the hotel, including tours and attractions offered by the hotel, or visit crowded places such as restaurants, bars and clubs. No gatherings of more than 20 people will be allowed.

Mexico

Starting 3/21/20, all non-essential travel to Mexico is suspended.

Panama

For the next 14 days, starting 3/16/20, Panama is only allowing citizens and residents entry to the country.

Puerto Rico

All hotels in Puerto Rico will be closed for travel 3/16/20 through 3/31/20.

All non-essential businesses including theaters, malls, casinos, bars, gyms, attractions such as tours, national parks and public beaches, and “any place that promotes the gathering of citizens in one place” are closed. There will also be a mandatory island-wide curfew starting at 9:00 PM and ending at 5:00 AM. These regulations will be strictly enforced, which means residents and tourists need to abide by all of the new policies or they will be subject to significant repercussions.

St. Barths – connecting via St. Martin

All bookings that connect via SXM (St. Martin/St. Maarten) will be affected by the travel restriction imposed by the Governments of St. Martin/St. Maarten, for travel 3/17/20 through 3/31/20.

St. Martin/St. Maarten

All hotels in St. Martin/St. Maarten will be closed for travel 3/17/20 through 3/31/20.

As per the executive order given by the Governments of St. Martin and St. Maarten to minimize any chance of an epidemic outbreak, travel is restricted to St. Martin/St.Maarten for the coming two (2) weeks. This is for all persons from affected areas due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) who are traveling to St. Martin/St. Maarten. 

Turks & Caicos

All hotels in Turks & Caicos will be closed for travel 3/21/20 through 4/13/20. The Turks & Caicos Government has closed their airports and seaports to visitors for this time period.

U.S. Virgin Islands

All hotels in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) will be closed to new visitor arrivals 3/25/20 for 30 days.

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