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2021 Bonaire roll call

Discussion in 'Bonaire' started by Curious_George, Apr 12, 2021.

  1. DustyC

    DustyC Contributor

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: 'Murica
    507
    240
    There aren't any restrictions from the US now. It's all the airlines. Bonaire is allowing direct flights from the US.
     
  2. scuba127

    scuba127 Contributor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Urbandale Iowa
    394
    62
    ....and, with the rapid antigen test changed for 4 hrs prior to arrival to 24 hrs. prior to departure, its totally doable from where I am....
     
  3. NDL_Diver

    NDL_Diver Contributor

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Wichita
    423
    257
    But you need a a PCR and antigen test to get to Bonaire and a PCR test to get back to the states.

    That adds about $400 to the cost (travel covid test is not by insurance) of the trip.

    - Crisiswebsite van het Openbaar Lichaam Bonaire

    The PCR test has to be within 72hrs of within ARRIVAL with an antigen within 24 hours of Departure or a PCR within 24 hour of departure (Rapid PCR in 1 hour). The Hard part of the 1st option is the test taken 72 hours prior to ARRIVAL. What if the plane is delayed?

    Rapid PCR is doable for the 24 hours prior to Departure (runs about $200)

    Price of airline tickets are still very expensive when I checked my dates in Feb.
     
  4. scuba127

    scuba127 Contributor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Urbandale Iowa
    394
    62
    I'm aware of that....the 72 hour PCR prior to arrival was not the show stopper from a logistical standpoint...the 4 hr prior to arrival rapid test in the U.S. was the show stopper....the cost is what it is...correct me if I'm wrong but I believe you can also get either an antigen test or a PCR Test to get back in the U.S.....
     
  5. NDL_Diver

    NDL_Diver Contributor

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Wichita
    423
    257
    Correct, a viral test (NAAT or antigen test) to determine if you are currently infected with COVID-19 to enter US per Covid-19 Testing Required for U.S. Entry.

    I thought the 4 hour was just a typo when I saw it on the entry requirement on Bonaire webpage. They left off the 2 in front.
     

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