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(CNN) — If you’re planning to travel to the islands of the Caribbean, here are some resources to help you plan your trip during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Each of them has its own rules, subject to frequent change. Some may allow only fully vaccinated visitors to enter. Others still might ask for a pre-travel Covid test. In general, rules have been dropped or relaxed since the peak of the Omicron surge in January 2022.
Here’s a roundup of 10 popular Caribbean destinations with links that provide the latest information on Covid-19 measures and entry requirements:
Aruba is known for its white-sand beaches and colorful buildings in the capital city of Oranjestad.
US CDC travel advisory: Level 4 (very high). Avoid travel to Aruba.
You’ll find Bimini Big Game Club and Marina on North Bimini, which is off the coast from Miami, Florida.
US CDC travel advisory: Level 2 (moderate). Be up to date with vaccines before going to the Bahamas.
Charles Fort was built in 1650 to protect Carlisle Bay on Barbados from pirates.
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US CDC travel advisory: Level 4 (very high). Avoid travel to Barbados.
The Penha Building was built in 1708 in the Dutch colonial style and is now a department store in Willemstad, the capital of the island.
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US CDC travel advisory: Level 4: Very high. Avoid travel to Curaçao.
Tourists take pictures of flamingoes in Bayahibe, La Altagracia province.
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US CDC travel advisory: Level 2 (moderate). Be up to date with vaccines before going to the Dominican Republic.
The French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe are located within the lower crescent of the Caribbean archipelago.
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US CDC travel advisory: Level 4 (very high). Avoid travel to Guadeloupe.
Reach Falls, near the city of Port Antonio, is a popular destination in Jamaica.
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US CDC travel advisory: Level 1 (low). Be up to date with vaccines before going to Jamaica.
Paddleboarders enjoy themselves near a beach in the Condado neighborhood of San Juan.
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Turks and Caicos
Colonial houses line the waterfront in Cockburn town, Grand Turk.
US CDC travel advisory: Level 3 (high). Be up to date on vaccines before visiting Turks and Caicos.
US Virgin Islands
St. Thomas saw a lot of cruise ship activity before the pandemic.
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CNN’s Forrest Brown and Marnie Hunter contributed to this report.
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