The Islands of Tahiti will formally reopen to worldwide tourism on Might 1, 2021, the president of French Polynesia introduced throughout a press convention this week.
Native authorities had selected February 3, 2021 to temporarily suspend travel to French Polynesia for tourism from all areas. Journey via April 30 would solely be approved for vacationers who can justify one of many compelling causes: Well being, skilled, household or return dwelling.
At the moment, these vacationers previous to boarding their flight to French Polynesia should obtain proof of a unfavorable PCR take a look at from inside three days of departure; present receipt of a well being registration type via the nation’s Electronic Travel Information System; and current an exemption certificate for travel, in addition to a declaration of honor to abide by sanitary rules.
Throughout their keep (to Tahiti solely), vacationers are required to quarantine for 10 days in strict isolation at a devoted web site and on the traveler’s expense. They have to additionally perform two further PCR take a look at—on the fourth and eighth days of isolating.
As well as, a curfew is in impact on the islands of Tahiti and Moorea: All journeys, circulation or motion in public areas are prohibited, day by day, between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. via April 30, 2021.
Tahiti Tourisme notes that any journey rules, in addition to curfews or sanitary rules, shall be reviewed earlier than Might 1. In his announcement relating to the reopening French Polynesia President Edouard Fritch famous “the clear enchancment and stabilization of the well being disaster in French Polynesia,” with fewer than 20 new COVID-19 instances per week, together with an accelerated vaccination marketing campaign.