Antigua travel alerts

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Entry requirements

To help you in the planning of your trip, we recommend you check the following links before travelling: 

Proof of vaccination

All arriving passengers, including returning nationals and residents, are required to have at least one dose of a World Health Organisation (WHO) or Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment (MOHWE) approved 2 dose vaccine or a single dose vaccine to be permitted entry into Antigua.

Passengers below the age of 18 are exempt of this requirement.

Fully vaccinated visitors entering Antigua with verified documentation confirming that they have received both doses of an approved 2 dose vaccine or 1 dose of a single dose vaccine will be allowed to stay at a bio safe/certified accommodation. Two weeks must have passed from the final dose.

 

Pre departure test

If you’re fully vaccinated, you do not need to complete a pre-departure test. However, unvaccinated customers aged 5 and above will need to complete a PCR Covid-19 or Rapid Antigen test within 4 days of your departure and carry evidence of the negative result. Self-administered tests won’t be accepted.

Find out how to book your Covid-19 tests

List of approved Rapid Antigen providers 

Fully vaccinated passengers with valid SARS-CoV-2 (COVID 19) Rapid Antigen Test negative results may be required to submit to a RT PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 upon arrival at their own expense. Instructions on permissible activities while awaiting results will be provided by Port Health officials. 

Passengers who arrive without COVID 19 test results, with results from incorrect COVID 19 test assays, or Rapid Antigen Test results of four (4) days or more from your travel date will be charged the cost of administering of the required RT PCR test assay. The fee is US$50.00 for nationals and US$100.00 for non-nationals. 

Health forms

Health Declaration Form

Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated customers must complete a health declaration form provided on your flight to Antigua and hand it back to cabin crew or health officials on arrival.

Passengers who knowingly present false declarations of COVID-19 negative tests or vaccination on arrival will be fined according to the laws of Antigua and Barbuda. 

Traveller Accommodation Form

Complete a Traveller Accommodation Form when you land in Antigua. You'll need to provide contact details, flight number and where you'll be staying.

You will find a comprehensive listing of certified accommodations HERE

 

Quarantine

Fully vaccinated visitors, nationals and residents will not be required to quarantine on arrival. Partially vaccinated nationals and residents will be required to complete 10-day hotel quarantine

Fully vaccinated visitors entering Antigua will be allowed to stay at a bio safe/certified accommodation. Partially vaccinated visitors must stay at a Covid-19 certified accommodation.

 

Passport

Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months after the date of arrival in Antigua.

 

Visa

UK, EU and US passport holders can visit Antigua for up to 6 months without a visa.

You must have a return ticket or proof of onward travel, confirmed accommodation and enough funds to cover your planned stay.

Full list of countries that don't need a visa to enter Antigua

 

For the latest updates on entry requirements and quarantine procedures please visit the travel advisory and Visit Antigua & Barbuda

Pre-departure test

All customers aged 5 and above will need to complete a PCR Covid-19 test within 3 days of arrival or a Rapid Antigen Test taken no more than 24 hours prior to arrival and carry evidence of the negative result. 

 

Unvaccinated minors between the ages of five and eighteen years old must present a negative certified RT-PCR test taken no more than 3 days of arrival or Rapid Antigen Test taken no more than 24 hours prior to arrival in Antigua and Barbuda. Unvaccinated minors who are not staying at a certified resort or accommodation may be required to quarantine at home for a period of 10 – 14 days.

 

Children below the age of 5 years old entering Antigua and Barbuda, do not require a pre departure test.

If you need a helping hand, we have advice on private testing providers. 

Find out how to book your Covid-19 tests

 

Health forms

Health forms

Health Declaration Form

Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated customers must complete a health declaration form provided on your flight to Antigua and hand it back to cabin crew or health officials on arrival.

Passengers who knowingly present false declarations of COVID-19 negative tests or vaccination on arrival will be fined according to the laws of Antigua and Barbuda. 

Traveller Accommodation Form

Complete a Traveller Accommodation Form when you land in Antigua. You'll need to provide contact details, flight number and where you'll be staying.

You will find a comprehensive listing of certified accommodations HERE

 

Covid-19 testing on arrival

On arrival into Antigua, partially and unvaccinated travellers will be required to submit to a PCR test at your own expense.

 

Quarantine

Partially vaccinated travellers must quarantine for 10 days in their own homes provided they have either received 1 dose of a 2-dose vaccine OR if the second dose of a 2-dose vaccine was administered less than two weeks prior to arrival.

 

Unvaccinated travellers must quarantine for 14 days in their own homes.

If symptoms appear during the period of quarantine, you will be required to isolate and re-test for Covid-19.

 

 

Passport

Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months after the date of arrival in Antigua.

 

Visa

UK, EU and US passport holders can visit Antigua for up to 6 months without a visa.

You must have a return ticket or proof of onward travel, confirmed accommodation and enough funds to cover your planned stay.

Full list of countries that don't need a visa to enter Antigua

 

For the latest updates on entry requirements and quarantine procedures please visit the travel advisory and Visit Antigua & Barbuda

Please note, on your flight to Antigua it will be your personal choice to wear a face mask onboard, now that mask-wearing is not a legal requirement in England. Please ensure you have a mask for boarding and disembarking and your destination airport. Masks remain available for anyone still wishing to wear one during the flight.

Airport guides

Antigua

V. C. Bird International Airport (ANU)

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