Coronavirus Policy – St Vincent and the Grenadines

Update on the COVID-19 situation in St Vincent & the Grenadines September 11th, 2020

Further to our previous advisory from 19 June 2020, we are updating you on the pandemic with regard to Horizon Yacht Charters in St Vincent.  St Vincent has had 58 confirmed Covid 19 cases in total but as of 11th  Sept 20 we have 1 active cases who are all in a quarantine facility.

The airport has been open to international flights from July 1st however there are quarantine restrictions in place:

Arriving by Plane from the USA (Commercial Flight)

ALL travelers arriving from the United States of America by commercial flights, whether directly or in-transit from another country:

All passengers must take a Covid test within 5 – 7 days of arrival in Saint Vincent and before boarding the international flight.

MUST be swabbed for PCR COVID-19 on arrival

MUST quarantine in an approved hotel at their cost for at least five (5) days

MUST continue 9 to 16 days in quarantine in an approved home/hotel

All persons will be required to test again in Saint Vincent before leaving quarantine.

Persons wishing to join a vessel in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines should follow the above procedure BEFORE joining their vessel.

Arriving by Plane from any other country outside the USA (Commercial Flight)

ALL travelers arriving from countries other than the USA by commercial flights:

MUST be swabbed for PCR COVID-19 on arrival if they do not possess a valid PCR result.

MUST quarantine at least 48– 72 hours to await the receipt of results for all persons on the flight they arrived on.

May have to further quarantine for up to 14 days as determined by the Port Health Officer.

The quarantine can be in any hotel or home residence although persons are advised to have minimum contact and isolate during the quarantine.

Persons wishing to join a vessel in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines should follow the above procedure before they can board their vessel. Special permission to quarantine on board an empty vessel can be requested and will be considered on a case by case basis.

For further information please visit:  http://health.gov.vc/health/images/PDF/stories/SVG_Health_Services_Subcommittee_Protocol_for_Travelers_to_SVG_-__792020.pdf

We are certainly taking new bookings and if you would like to make a new charter booking then we are just requesting a non-refundable $200 deposit at this time, so you can secure the yacht of your choice.

If your personal situation means that you will be unable to travel for a charter you have already booked here are your options:

  • If your charter falls within our 90 days cancellation period, all monies paid are non-refundable and we will extend the period allowed for rescheduling for up to one year from your charter start date. The terms and conditions highlighted below will still apply
  • If your charter is outside our 90 days cancellation period, you have the option to cancel your charter and receive a full refund, less our $200 administration fee

We sincerely hope that each and everyone one of you remains safe and well, and we will continue to update you on the COVID-19 latest regarding our company in St Vincent.  Thank you for your continued support, understanding, and patience as we work through these difficult times.

 

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