Makers Air is committed to your safety.

Travel Protocols 

Makers Air remains committed to providing the safest, most reliable air service to the Out Islands of the Bahamas.  

 

Updated January 13, 2021:

TRAVELING FROM THE BAHAMAS TO THE US:  **Effective January 26, 2021**

• All Travelers, two (2) years of age or older,  returning to the US from the Bahamas will be required to produce a negative Rapid Antigen Test no more than three days prior to travel. 

• The current Travel Health Visa is being updated to include your departure rapid antigen test, which can be obtained at numerous locations throughout the Bahamas.  

• All Makers Air passengers will be required to upload their negative Rapid Antigen Test results HERE 48 hours prior to their departure flight back to the US.

TRAVELING FROM THE US TO THE BAHAMAS:

• All persons traveling to the Bahamas must obtain a negative COVID 19 RT-PCR (nasal swab) test taken no more than five (5) days prior to travel.  The day you take your test is considered “Day Zero”. 

• Children 10 years old and younger are exempt from testing. However, you still must apply for a Travel Health Visa for them.

• All Travelers will be required to apply for a Bahamas Health Travel Visa at travel.gov.bs

• The Travel Health Visa fees are listed below.   The fees are inclusive of the Day 5 Rapid Antigen Test (when applicable) as well as mandatory Trip Interruption Health Insurance.

     $40 – Visitors Staying up to four nights and five days

     $40 – Citizens and Returning Residents

     $60 – Visitors staying more than four nights

     FREE – Children 10 and Under

• If Visitors stay beyond 4 nights and 5 days, a Rapid Antigen Test will be required.

• This test will be available in all Out Island Destinations (example: Staniel Cay Yacht Club will be offering the 5th day test to Hotel and Marina Guests, as well as travelers in the area).

• For the duration of the visit, Visitors will complete a daily online health questionnaire for symptom tracking purposes.

• The wearing of masks and social distancing guidelines remain in effect.

***If assistance is needed through the Health Visa process, please contact the Health Visa Compliance Team***
(242) 502-0829    healthvisa@bahamas.com

We appreciate your patience as we navigate this fluid situation.

All of us at Makers Air look forward to making your next Out Island experience the most memorable one yet!

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