Basseterre, St. Kitts (15 August 2022) – Effective immediately, the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has ended all COVID-19-related entry testing and vaccination requirements. The recent announcement indicates that the Federatï¿½ion is now open to both vaccinated and unvaccinated travellers. Additionally, travellers will no longer be required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test to enter the Federation. This change comes under the leadership and guidance of Prime Minister Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew, who also serves as Minister of Health.
“The removal of entry testing and vaccination requirements comes at a time when traveller confidence is on the rise. The combination of increasing demand and a more seamless travel processes will make St. Kitts even more desirable to visitors abroad,” said Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, CEO of the St. Kitts Tourism Authority. “We are pleased to communicate the removal of restrictions which would improve the destination’s travel experience.”
Those travellers considering a last-minute escape can book now through 30th August to take advantage of St. Kitts’ summer promotion, Sweet Side of Summer, featuring up to three nights free at participating hotels. Exceptional accommodations are amplified by an array of cultural, relaxation, culinary and outdoor adventure activities. In November, culinary takes the stage with the St. Kitts annual Grill Fest, showcasing local grill masters and exceptional food and drink.
About St. Kitts & Nevis
Located in the northern Leeward islands where the Atlantic meets the Caribbean is the captivating twin-island Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis. Discover a distinctive array of wellness pursuits, resort relaxation, astonishing natural beauty and a dash of history on one of the most unspoilt and relaxing islands in the Caribbean.
Boasting quintessential Caribbean charm, St. Kitts and Nevis offer authentic, one-of-a-kind cultural attractions, such as the UNESCO recognized Brimstone Hill Fortress Park and The Sugar Train, the Caribbean’s only scenic passenger railway in St. Kitts to the birthplace of America’s founding father Alexander Hamilton in Nevis, bringing the historic past of the first European outpost in the Caribbean to life.
Experience the island-wide dramatic natural beauty that exemplifies the best the Caribbean has to offer. Become immersed in nature with a hike up Mt. Liamuiga, a dormant volcano carpeted with lush rainforest in St. Kitts, or Nevis Peak in Nevis, then take to the water for kayaking, scuba diving, speed boating, yachting, or a scenic catamaran sail along the coast. When it’s time to unwind, soak in the Caribbean sun on one of the many secluded beaches.
Although full of “hidden gems”, St. Kitts & Nevis provides the more traditional vacation pastimes, including shopping, dining, golf, fine dining, gaming and more.