These Hotels In St. Kitts & Nevis Offer COVID-19 Testing For Departing Guests
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These Hotels In St. Kitts & Nevis Offer COVID-19 Testing For Departing Guests

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Nasha Smith
Nasha Smith Feb 3, 2021

In response to testing requirements issued by the US and Canadian government, the island of St. Kitts & Nevis is stepping up to make the process easy for tourists.

Travelers staying in hotels should inform the front desk, who will arrange testing onsite. Travelers who are not in hotels can arrange testing by calling 1 869 467-1273 or by visiting the Health Center in Basseterre or consulting a government-approved doctor.

The announcement came as part of an update of travel requirements for all visitors and residents of the island.

It is necessary for all travelers to take an RT-PCR test within 72-hours of travel to The Federation. These tests must be taken by nasopharyngeal sample. The Federation notes that self-samples, rapid tests, or home tests are unacceptable and will be deemed invalid. RT-PCR tests conducted by LabCorp for International Travelers, Nationals/Residents and Non-Nationals/Non-Residents also do not satisfy the requirements.

International passengers entering St. Kitts & Nevis are also required to complete the Travel Authorization Form before arrival. Proof of a negative RT-PCR test and booked accommodation will be needed to complete the form. After successful submission of the form, and upon review, if accepted the traveler will receive an approval letter granting entry to the island.

An exit test, which is already an existing requirement for the Federation of St. Kitts & Nevis, must be taken 48-72 hours prior to departure from St. Kitts by all persons.

Currently, tourists must stay in one of the island’s approved hotels. They include:

Approved hotels for international travelers are: Four Seasons, Golden Rock Inn, Marriott Vacation Beach Club, Montpelier Plantation & Beach, Paradise Beach, Park Hyatt, Royal St. Kitts Hotel, and St. Kitts Marriott Resort.

There are also a handful of approved guesthouses, too.

For further information about travel to St. Kitts and Nevis and details of their phased reopening visit www.stkittstourism.kn and www.nevisisland.com.

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