As of May 1, 2021, fully vaccinated travelers will no longer be required to take a Covid-19 PCR test to gain entry approval to travel to the Bahamas. This news is still developing and barely even up to date on the Bahamas Tourism website. We are thrilled that this will help stream-line travel both for our travelers and for the Bahamas Tourism Industry as a whole.
We have been told that you will upload your vaccination card in place of test results when applying for the Travel Health Visa, but have not yet seen the change made on the visa website itself. Thanks for your patience and we will update as soon as we know more.
I am so happy to hear this!
Health Visa required?
Yes the visa is still required but you can now use proof of vaccination in lieu of PCR test results to acquire it.
Funny…. I didn’t think we were setting foot on any island at all. I did hear, however, that if you dropped anchor on their shores all “dibs” are off. Been to Bimini on the past three weeks, toured the island, had lunch… and had zero issues.
Even though we aren’t setting foot on any island we are still in their waters and if anything were to go wrong – weather, mechanically, or even just passengers requesting to go on land – we need to be in compliance with all Bahamian government laws, especially as we are a foreign business.