Travel advice

In view of the Corona situation, appropriate measures apply to travelling from and to the Caribbean Netherlands. 

Bonaire

Anyone traveling to Bonaire must complete an online health declaration 48 hours before departure. Upon arrival you must be able to show the form (printed or a digital copy on your phone) to a Public Health employee if asked.

  • Travelers aged 13 and older must show a negative result of a PCR test upon arrival. This test must be done a maximum of 72 hours before departure. Anyone who cannot show a negative test result on arrival must, in accordance with the emergency ordinance of the Public Entity Bonaire, immediately be quarantined for 10 days at their own expense at a location designated by the Island Governor.
  • Travelers from Saba and St. Eustatius have the exception that they may travel to Bonaire without a PCR test. They do however are required to complete an online health declaration, preferably 48 hours before departure.

The following applies to all residents and visitors:

  • Observe the social distance and hygiene measures.
  • Everyone who is not feeling well and has COVID-19 symptoms must stay inside the accommodation and call the Public Health department at 0800-0800. This department will determine whether a test is needed or not. You must stay at your accommodation until the test result is known.
  • Tourists from outside the Caribbean Netherlands need a valid insurance policy so that they are covered against additional medical costs on Bonaire.
  • Bonaire is not responsible for passengers who cannot return to their country of origin.

For more information on current local measures, visit www.bonairecrisis.com

St. Eustatius

Current travel policy information: https://www.statiagovernment.com/key-topics/covid-19/travel-policy

Saba

For travel to Saba, permission is always required via info@sabagov.nl and is only possible for people on medical treatment abroad, people with essential professions, residents of Saba and returning students (after the end of the school year). Travelers from Europe, Canada, Bonaire, Curaçao and Sint Eustatius must be (home) quarantined for 14 days after arrival on Saba, travelers from high-risk countries such as the USA, Dominican Republic, Sint Maarten and Aruba goes into central quaratine and must also be tested before arrival.

For more information on current local measures: www.sabagovernment.com or www.facebook.com/PublicEntitySaba

If you return to the Netherlands from Saba, you do not need to go into home quarantine. There is no increased risk of corona infections from Saba for the Netherlands.