NASSAU, Bahamas, April 28, 2020 – The Bahamas Prime Minister, The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, announced that the Emergency Order, “Emergency Powers (COVID 19) (NO. 11) Order, 2020,” will remain in effect until May 30, 2020. Full details of this order and the previous Emergency Order may be found at opmbahamas.com.
The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is following guidance from the Bahamas Ministry of Health and other government agencies pertaining to the country’s Preparedness and Response Plan for COVID-19. Please visit the Bahamas Ministry of Health’s website for the latest information on COVID-19 cases in The Bahamas.
The current Emergency Order impacts travellers in the following ways:
No visitor shall be permitted to enter and disembark for any reason including transiting through The Bahamas.
The Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board continues to follow the guidance from the Bahamas Ministry of Health and other government agencies about the country’s Preparedness and Response Plan for COVID-19. For the most up to date information, please visit the Bahamas Ministry of Health’s website for the latest information on COVID-19 cases in The Bahamas.
The Government of The Bahamas has released official COVID-19 related protocols for foreign and local boats that are currently in the waters of The Bahamas.
The Bahamas Safe Passage Home and Sea Quarantine has been established by the Association of Bahamas Marinas as an orderly way to help boats either remain moored or leave Bahamian waters safely while minimizing the risk of spreading the virus throughout the islands. The program will be in effect until normal border travel is restored. Please note that our program exists within the existing guidelines of the curfew order. Service will NOT be offered on days where a total lock-down has been ordered.
There are now strategically placed participating marinas through the country available and open to provide vessels with water, provisioning and fuel, provided you have made arrangements prior to arrival. The program also