St Martin to re-open for tourism in July 2020

St Martin / Sint Maarten:  Minister of TEATT Ludmila de Weever stated that the Country reopened Princess Juliana Airport on July 1, and will re-open to travelers from Europe as of July 1st, which coincides with the island’s celebration of Emancipation Day. The Minister also stated that no flights from the US would be allowed until Mid-July at the earliest.

Please note that a copy of a negative COVID-19-RT-PCR TEST is REQUIRED. Travelers will be asked for proof of a Negative results on arrival. The guideline is that the test result be no older than 72 hours. Children under age 10 are exempt from testing.

St Martin to re-open for tourism in July 2020
Travel Entry Requirements for Sint Maarten

Minister de Weever released the ‘Travel Entry Requirements’ to all stakeholders that outline the safety and health protocols, testing requirements, and health screening procedures, among others for visitors arriving at Princess Juliana International Airport. Sint Maarten is open to passengers from Saba, Sint Eustatius, Bonaire, Curacao, Aruba, Anguilla, St. Barthelemy, Martinique, and Guadeloupe. For these countries, passengers should ensure that they have been consecutively present there for 21 days prior to the date of departure. No quarantine will be required upon arrival to Sint Maarten.

As of June 22nd, Sint Maarten will be open to St. Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, Dominica and the British Virgin Islands. The 21-day minimum stay will apply to passengers from these islands. No quarantine will be required.

‘The Ministry understands the urgent need for increased economic activity on the island but we intend to re-open in a safe and responsible manner for our residents and visitors,’ said Minister de Weever.

The Ministry of TEATT is committed to keeping the public informed of the developments surrounding the re-opening of our borders. Minister de Weever continues to meet with the relevant stakeholders in the interim.