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Tahiti and Bora Bora Borders Reopening for Tourism COVID19

Honeymoon in Tahiti and Bora Bora during COVID19

Re-Opening Borders July 15, 2020

French Polynesian authorities announced the borders will be re-opening and honeymooners can return to beautiful destinations such as Bora Bora, Moorea, and Tahiti islands. the great news is that French Polynesia has had no active cases of COVID 19 since May 29th.

Here are the details for couples who choose to travel to French Polynesia for their honeymoon starting July 15, 2020:

Prior to departure, you will need a negative COVID test within 72 hours of your flight:

  • Compulsory COVID-19 (RT-PCR) test 72 hours before the departure to French Polynesia
  • Compulsory international travel insurance for every non-resident visitor traveling to French Polynesia (example; coverage provided by some credit cards used to cover the stay);
  • Travelers will have to provide a medical certificate – Specifics to be communicated

-If the test is negative: boarding

-If the test is positive: no boarding

Travelers who have tested COVID-19 positive more than 3 weeks prior to the departure:

AND who have an immunity certificate proving their recovery are exempt from the requirements listed above – Specifics to be communicated.

During the flight to Tahiti

  • Application of International Air Transport Association (IATA) sanitary measures for travel (airport procedures and procedures during the flight. Example: wearing a mask)
  • Sign a statement of commitment to follow sanitary measures and self-diagnosis of symptoms;
  • Fill in an information form regarding their stay: itinerary and accommodation (e-mail contact/phone/dates of stay).

During your stay, wearing a mask is recommended, expect randomized testing:

  • Wearing a mask is recommended;
  • COVID-19 test 4 days after the arrival: The Ministry of Health and Prevention of French Polynesia will randomly test a panel of travelers during their stay;
  • Regular visits from a medical staff authorized by the Department of Health will be held in the accommodations and hotel establishments;
  • Application of sanitary measures during the stay;
  • Travelers’ self-diagnosis: alert the authorities by calling the local emergency operations calling center in case of fever and/or breathing difficulties;
  • If a visitor has symptoms or is declared positive: Isolation in self-quarantine in the accommodation;

For more information please check the official web site for French Polynesia Tourism reopening

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