July 8th, 2020
Starting July 10th, it will not be possible to perform a test after arriving in St Barth, the only option will be to have a test done within 3 days prior to departure.
Juliana airport (SXM) has postpone its opening to US travelers until August 1st, 2020.
June 12th, 2020: Starting from June 22nd all visitors are welcome to st Barth
The island is reopening to non-essential travel and tourism.
The following safety measures will be in application:
- Visitors will have to provide a Covid-negative RT-PCR test performed within 3 days prior to departure.
- If this test hasn't been performed, you can still get tested in St Barth within 24 hours of your arrival. But in that case a strict quarantine will have to be observed until the test results are known.
- For stays exceeding 7 days a second test will be required on Day 7.
Children under 10 yo don't have to be tested.
June 3rd, 2020
Yesterday, Bruno Magras the president of the Collectivity of Saint-Barth made a written request to the Minister of Overseas territories, Annick Girardin, in order to request an immediate reopening at best or at least a reopening schedule for St Barth.
Mr. Magras highlights that no new case of Covid-19 has been reported for more than two months and significant screening capacity if compared to the number of inhabitants.
May 27th, 2020
St Barth was relatively spared from the epidemic, only 6 cases were identified, none of which led to complications.
Everyone is free to move, restaurants and shops are open with the respect of barrier measures. Some sports facilities are also starting to resume their activities.
The "Collectivité" has acquired substantial testing capacities and to date anyone who wishes can be tested.
However, the island is not yet open to tourists, only people returning to their home, with imperative or professional reasons than cannot be postponed and health emergencies are allowed to enter St Barth.