2021 Bahamas Travel Information
By Dylan Rose
April 2, 2021

Travel Requirements:

  • All travelers need a valid passport to enter the Bahamas.
  • Travelers who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and have passed the two week immunity period (effective August 6, 2021):
    • Negative COVID-19 rapid antigen or PCR test confirmed no more than five days before arrival.

      Note: All travelers wishing to travel inter-island within the Bahamas must obtain a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen or PCR test confirmed no more than five days prior to the date of travel from the following islands: Nassau & Paradise Island, Grand Bahama, Bimini, Exuma, Abaco, and North and South Eleuthera, including Harbour Island.

    • Bahamas Travel Visa – Apply for a travel visa showing proof of vaccination and negative COVID-19 antigen or PCR test results.

Accepted COVID-19 Vaccines: Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca

  • Travelers who are not fully vaccinated (have only received a single vaccination) or are not pass the two week immunity period:
    • Negative COVID-19 PCR test confirmed no more than five days before arrival.
    • Bahamas Travel Visa – Apply for a travel visa showing proof of negative COVID-19 PCR test results.

  • All travelers will be required to opt-in to COVID-19 health insurance (coverage for the duration of stay in the Bahamas), which is included in the cost of the Bahamas Travel Health Visa application fee.

Pre-Trip COVID-19 Testing Options: 

  1. Contact your primary care and have them order you a COVID-19 antigen or PCR test (depending on vaccination status).
  2. Contact The COVID Consultants and give them your timeline for travel and obtain a mail-in at-home test (PCR only).

U.S. Re-Entry COVID-19 Testing Options: 

  1. All Fly Water Travel approved Bahamas destinations have made arrangements for travelers to receive an antigen test (for a fee) to meet the CDC’s requirements for re-entry to the United States prior to international departure. 
  2. Purchase an Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag at-home test kit to carry with you and complete prior to departure.

Note: See itinerary for specific details related to your trip and re-entry testing.


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Updated: 09.08.2021

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