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COVID Restrictions for Puerto Rico

Before you travel to Puerto Rico, get to know the strict health and safety measures that those traveling to the island must adhere to when traveling to the island.

Updated covid restrictions for travel to Puerto Rico.Puerto Rico Covid-19 travel updates. Get to know measures travelers must adhere to before traveling to Puerto Rico and while on the island.

Puerto Rico takes Traveler’s Health & Safety seriously

All travelers arriving in Puerto Rico are required to submit proof of a negative COVID-19 molecular-based (PCR) test (not the rapid test) and submit a travel declaration with contact tracing information before they arrive on the island. Visit the PR Government Travel Safe site to submit test results and contact tracing information.

Here are additional covid restrictions for Puerto Rico.

These are the updated executive order for travel to Puerto Rico that went into effect in February 8, 2021, and will be in effect through March 2021

🏠 Curfew is from 12 midnight until 5 am.

😷 Masks are required covering mouth & nose, as well as social distancing, are required in public. This includes when walking on the beach.

🏖️ Beaches, pools & bodies of water (rivers, lakes, etc) are open. Social distancing and masks are required.

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Only small groups of people from the same family permitted on beaches and other bodies of water.

💁‍♀️Social distance of 10 feet is required between groups on beaches and other bodies of water.

🍺Consumption of alcohol is prohibited on beaches and bodies of water.

🛒 Stores, businesses & banks may be open until 11 pm at 50% capacity.

🍽️ Restaurants may be open until 11pm at 30% capacity.

🏋 Gyms are permitted to be open at 50% capacity

🍿 Casinos & movie theaters are permitted to be open at 50% occupancy.

⛴Use of motorized watercraft is permitted and marinas are open.

🛶Individual watercraft – kayaks, stand-up paddleboard (SUP), and jet skis – are permitted.

🍺 Chinchorros, bars & clubs remain closed

⛴️ Tourists are permitted on the ferry to Culebra. The ferry to Vieques will continue to be limited to residents & emergency personnel.

🚌 AMA buses & Tren Urbano will operate with COVID restrictions.

🌳 El Yunque National Forest is open, but reservations are required for entry (available at Recreation.gov)

⚠️ All travelers arriving in Puerto Rico are required to submit a travel declaration with contact tracing info, & proof of a negative COVID-19 molecular-based (PCR) test. See the PR Government Travel Safe site for details, and to submit your contact tracing information

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