Sunday, January 9, 2022

Covid -19 Variant, Omicron Is In Puerto Rico

 

The Covid -19 variant, Omicron has arrived in Puerto Rico, and the government of Puerto Rico has taken new measures to stop the spread of the virus.


New rules are:



1- All establishments serving food or drinks must require proof of vaccination or a negative  Covid -19 test, taken 48 hours prior to arrival.


2- All passengers arriving on domestic flights are required to show a negative Covid - 19 test taken within 48 hours before arrival time, regardless of vaccination status.  Passengers without a test will have 48 hours to take one upon arrival or be subject to a fine.  Unvaccinated travelers must quarantine for 7 days after arriving, regardless of whether they have a negative test result.



3- All restaurants, bars, theaters, stadiums, coliseums, convention centers, and casinos, will limit capacity to 50% for indoor event and 75% for outdoor events.  



4- All businesses will close between midnight and 5 AM, except for health services and pharmacies. 



5- Alcohol sale is also prohibited between midnight and 5 AM.



6- Masks are required indoors, regardless of age or vaccination status.  Masks are required on all outdoor activities of 50 attendees or more.    



The new rules are subject to change, make sure you have the latest information when traveling to Puerto Rico.   Go to DiscoverPuertoRico.com for the latest information on Covid -19.




                                                                               

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Sunday, December 5, 2021




                     

                              Feliz Navidad and a healthy and prosperous New Year!






                                                                                 

Sunday, November 7, 2021

San Juan, Puerto Rico

                                                                           


                                                                                











 




                                                                                  



Sunday, October 3, 2021

Puerto Rico COVID -19 Restrictions

 

Planning to travel to Puerto Rico?  Make sure you know the current Covid -19 restrictions in place in Puerto Rico before you go.   



For vaccinated and non-vaccinated travelers:  Uploading the official vaccination card, through the travel declaration form portal is required.  For non-vaccinated travelers, evidence of either a PCR molecular or antigen COVID - 19 test, taken within 72 hours of arrival, is required.  Face masks are mandatory at all airports on the island.



Vaccinations are required for all employees and guests of hotels, paradores, guesthouses, and short-term rentals on the island.  Those not vaccinated, must present a negative PCR or antigen test taken within 72 hours of the beginning of their visit. Vaccinations or PCR tests are also required at all restaurants, food courts, and bars.  



All businesses are operating at full capacity, but will be closed from 12:00 am - 5:00 am.  Pharmacies and gas stations excluded.  Masks are mandatory in all closed and open spaces, regardless of vaccination status.   



Stay safe and on top of all the COVID -19 restrictions in Puerto Rico, by going to the Puerto Rico Tourism Company website: Discoverpuertorico.com



  

                                                                           

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Sunday, September 5, 2021

 


                                                                               







                                                                                       

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Sunday, August 8, 2021


 






San Juan, Puerto Rico




                                                         








                    

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Sunday, July 4, 2021

Puerto Rico Changes Travel Restrictions

 

The Governor of Puerto Rico, Pedro Pierluisi, has modified the Covid-19 restrictions in his new executive order that went into effect May 24.  The changes in the restrictions include, the elimination of Covid-19 PCR molecular test requirements for fully vaccinated travelers on domestic flights.



Puerto Rico has prioritized health and safety from the beginning of the pandemic by enforcing a curfew, and other measures to safeguard residents and visitors.  There has been an increase of tourists and hotel occupancy compared to 2019.  This trend is expected to continue, as restrictions are relaxed.



Puerto Rico a U.S. territory, is an attractive destination, due to the ease of travel, where no passport is required for U.S. Citizens.  Economic reports indicate the increase in tourist demand to Puerto Rico, could get Puerto Rico on track to a full economic recovery this year.



Go to discoverPuertoRico.com to keep updated on all Covid-19 restrictions. 




                                                                                     

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