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Cruising areas around the world are gradually opening up for yachting and travel restrictions are being lifted. The Burgess team is monitoring the situation in many destinations around the world. The information below is being updated on an ongoing basis. For the very latest on cruising options and facilities available, as well as yachts available for charter with free cancellation, please contact your Burgess broker.

West Mediterranean

  • Location
    Ports open
    Cruising allowed
    Charter available
    Restaurants
    Flights
  • France
    France
    Open to EU & Schengen without quarantine
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
  • Italy
    Italy
    Open to EU & Schengen without quarantine
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    EU and Schengen citizens can charter
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
  • Spain
    Spain
    Open to EU & Schengen without quarantine
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    EU and Schengen citizens can charter
    Restaurants
    Open
    50% capacity allowed
    Flights
    All
    Mandatory completion of Health Control Form

East Mediterranean

  • Location
    Ports open
    Cruising allowed
    Charter available
    Restaurants
    Flights
  • Croatia
    Croatia
    Entry permitted for all charterers; no quarantine
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    No quarantine or mandatory test
  • Greece
    Greece
    Open to EU countries and some non-EU
    Ports open
    All
    Not accepting yachts from Turkey or Albania yet
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    Mandatory arrival tests; contact us for info
  • Turkey
    Turkey
    Open to all nationalities; some with quarantine
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Foreign vessels cannot cruise to Greece
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Gradually opening up
    Flights
    All
    No mandatory quarantine

Northern Europe

  • Location
    Ports open
    Cruising allowed
    Charter available
    Restaurants
    Flights
  • Norway
    Norway
    Guests not allowed to leave the yacht (tender/helicopter excursions are forbidden)
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Guests not allowed to leave the yacht (tender/helicopter excursions are forbidden)
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Guests not allowed to leave the yacht (tender/helicopter excursions are forbidden)
    Flights
    None

Asia Pacific

  • Location
    Ports open
    Cruising allowed
    Charter available
    Restaurants
    Flights
  • Australia
    Australia
    Borders are closed for all but critical travel
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    14 day quarantine is required upon arrival
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Varies dependent on the state
    Flights
    None
    14 day quarantine required; must be an Australian citizen
  • Fiji
    Fiji
    Open to superyachts regardless of nationality
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Must quarantine for 14 days
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Flights
    Private
  • French Polynesia
    French Polynesia
    Borders open to international tourism on 15 July
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Must quarantine on board for duration of stay
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    None
  • New Zealand
    New Zealand
    Border is closed for all but critical travel
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    None
  • Thailand
    Thailand
    Borders are closed for all but critical travel
    Ports open
    Some
    Ban on foreign flagged yachts
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Flights
    None

Indian Ocean

  • Location
    Ports open
    Cruising allowed
    Charter available
    Restaurants
    Flights
  • The Maldives
    The Maldives
    Open to tourism with no quarantine
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Must have health declaration form
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
  • The Seychelles
    The Seychelles
    14 day quarantine required on board upon arrival
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    Private
    72hr negative RT-PCR Covid-19 test required

Bahamas

  • Location
    Ports open
    Cruising allowed
    Charter available
    Restaurants
    Flights
  • All
    All
    14 day quarantine upon arrival. National lock down until 18 August 2020.
    Ports open
    Some
    Grand Bahama is closed until 7 August 2020.
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    USA: Only private flights permitted.

Caribbean

  • Location
    Ports open
    Cruising allowed
    Charter available
    Restaurants
    Flights
  • Anguilla
    Anguilla
    Anguilla's ports remain closed
    Ports open
    None
    Anguilla’s ports will remain closed for passenger movements 
    Cruising allowed
    No
    No yachts permitted to enter
    Charter available
    No
    No entry permitted
    Restaurants
    Open
    Most restaurants are open
    Flights
    All
    Only Anguillan nationals permitted
  • Antigua & Barbuda
    Antigua & Barbuda
    Antigua is now open to all vessels
    Ports open
    Some
    Yachts must enter at the Nevis Street Pier
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Vessels subject to quarantine restrictions
    Charter available
    Yes
    Charterers subject to quarantine restrictions
    Restaurants
    Open
    All businesses have now reopened
    Flights
    All
    Air passengers must be tested before arrival
  • Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao
    Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao
    Yachts from USA & Puerto Rico now welcome
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Indoor seating to 10pm only
    Flights
    All
  • Barbados
    Barbados
    Borders are now open
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    Private
    14 day quarantine
  • British Virgin Islands
    British Virgin Islands
    Borders remain closed until further notice
    Ports open
    None
    Vessels are not permitted to enter BVI
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Vessels are not permitted to cruise in BVI waters
    Charter available
    No
    BVI closed to all non-residents
    Restaurants
    Open
    Restaurants are open
    Flights
    None
    Only BVI residents permitted to enter
  • Cayman Islands
    Cayman Islands
    Borders remain closed until 1 Sept
    Ports open
    None
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Flights
    Private
    Flights require prior permission
  • Grenada
    Grenada
    Mandatory quarantine offshore for 14 days
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
  • Jamaica
    Jamaica
    Permission to enter country needed in advance
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Seaports are not open to foreign vessels.
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    14 day quarantine required
  • Martinique
    Martinique
    Arriving people must quarantine 14 days
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Curfew in place
    Flights
    All
    Air France from Paris twice per week
  • Saint Barthélemy
    Saint Barthélemy
    14 day quarantine in place
    Ports open
    All
    Ports open to EU boats and crew
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Non-EU flagged vessels may enter with permission
    Charter available
    Yes
    14 day quarantine required
    Restaurants
    Open
    All restaurants are open
    Flights
    All
    72hr negative RT-PCR Covid-19 test required
  • Saint Kitts & Nevis
    Saint Kitts & Nevis
    Borders still closed
    Ports open
    None
    All sea ports remain closed
    Cruising allowed
    No
    The Coastguard will be enforcing all sea borders
    Charter available
    No
    No entry permitted
    Restaurants
    Open
    All restaurants are open
    Flights
    None
    Closed to commercial traffic
  • Saint Lucia
    Saint Lucia
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Charter available
    Yes
    Charter embarkation possible
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    Must have negative Covid test within 7 days of travel.
  • Saint Martin (France)
    Saint Martin (France)
    Open travel between French and Dutch sides
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    Private
  • Saint Vincent & the Grenadines
    Saint Vincent & the Grenadines
    14 day quarantine on board
    Ports open
    Some
    Saint Vincent ports open
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Flights
    All
    14 day quarantine upon arrival
  • Sint Maarten (Netherlands)
    Sint Maarten (Netherlands)
    Curfew has been lifted
    Ports open
    All
    All ports are open
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    14 day quarantine is required upon arrival
    Charter available
    Yes
    Charters allowed
    Restaurants
    Open
    All restaurants are open
    Flights
    All
    Commercial flights unavailable for US citizens
  • Trinidad & Tobago
    Trinidad & Tobago
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Flights
    None
    Airports closed until 30 September 2020.
  • Turks & Caicos Islands
    Turks & Caicos Islands
    Must obtain pre-travel authorisation
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Take away only
    Flights
    All
  • United States Virgin Islands
    United States Virgin Islands
    Open for US citizens
    Ports open
    All
    All ports are open
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Cruising is permitted
    Charter available
    Yes
    Passengers subject to COVID screening
    Restaurants
    Open
    All restaurants are open
    Flights
    All
    Commercial and private flights are available

USA

  • Location
    Ports open
    Cruising allowed
    Charter available
    Restaurants
    Flights
  • Alaska
    Alaska
    Quarantine or COVID-19 test required for entry
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    Nationality dependent
  • Connecticut
    Connecticut
    Quarantine may be required
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Outdoor dining, 50% indoor capacity
    Flights
    All
    Nationality dependent
  • Florida
    Florida
    Quarantine may be required
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    50% indoor seating capacity
    Flights
    All
    Nationality dependent
  • Maine
    Maine
    Quarantine or COVID-19 test may be required
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    Nationality dependent
  • Massachusetts
    Massachusetts
    Quarantine or COVID-19 test may be required
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    Nationality dependent
  • New York/Hamptons
    New York/Hamptons
    Quarantine may be required
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Outdoor dining only
    Flights
    All
    Nationality dependent
  • Rhode Island
    Rhode Island
    Quarantine or COVID-19 test may be required
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    50% capacity
    Flights
    All
    Nationality dependent

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