With the surge in COVID cases due to the Omicron variant, Puerto Rico’s local government has once again enhanced its safety protocols and travel entry guidelines.
As of Dec. 27, 2021, the following protocols are in effect:
- All passengers arriving on domestic flights are required to show a negative COVID-19 test (either antigen or PCR) result 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. Please note that at-home test results will not be accepted.
- Unvaccinated travelers arriving to the Island are required to quarantine for 7 days after arriving, regardless of whether they have a negative test result.
- All establishments serving food or drinks must require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test (either antigen or PCR) result taken within 48 hours prior to arrival.
Also, as of Dec. 30, 2021, all restaurants, bars, theaters, stadiums, convention centers, and any establishment that serves prepared food or drinks will limit capacity to 50 percent for their indoor operations and to 75 percent for outdoor operations.
A full overview of the updated measures and requirements are available via Discover Puerto Rico’s online travel guidelines.
For more information, visit discoverpuertorico.com.