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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 and Schengen countries
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    From 15 June for Europeans
  • Italy
    Italy
    Open to EU and Schengen countries
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    EU and Schengen citizens can charter
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
  • Spain
    Spain
    Borders open to EU & Schengen countries without quarantine
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    50% capacity allowed
    Flights
    Commercial
    Flights possible but with restrictions

East Mediterranean

  • Location
    Ports open
    Cruising allowed
    Charter available
    Restaurants
    Flights
  • Croatia
    Croatia
    Open to all if yacht owner or charterer
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Most are open with all expected to be so by July
    Flights
    All
    No quarantine or mandatory test
  • Greece
    Greece
    Open to EU countries; 1 July for 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
    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
    Travel ban in place; lifting borders on 1 July
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Charter available
    Yes
    Charter available within the state of interest
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Varies dependent on the state
    Flights
    None
    14 day quarantine required
  • 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
    For Australian and New Zealand nationals
  • 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
    Ban on international flights extended to 30 June
    Ports open
    Some
    14 day quarantine on 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
    Will re-open to tourists on 15 July
    Ports open
    None
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Flights
    None
  • 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

Bahamas

  • Location
    Ports open
    Cruising allowed
    Charter available
    Restaurants
    Flights
  • All
    All
    Phased re-opening of tourist travel has begun
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    Private

Caribbean

  • Location
    Ports open
    Cruising allowed
    Charter available
    Restaurants
    Flights
  • Anguilla
    Anguilla
    Ports remain closed until at least 30 June
    Ports open
    None
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    Only Anguillan nationals permitted
  • Antigua & Barbuda
    Antigua & Barbuda
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    All businesses are now allowed to reopen, once the health protocols are signed off
    Flights
    All
    No FBO, only main terminal
  • Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao
    Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao
    Borders remain closed until 1 July
    Ports open
    Some
    Crew/guests must quarantine 14 days
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Indoor seating to 10pm only
    Flights
    All
    Nationals only permitted
  • Barbados
    Barbados
    All arrivals quarantine for 14 days
    Ports open
    Some
    Closed until 30 June
    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
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    None
  • 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
    Closed
    Flights
    None
    Airports closed until 30 June
  • Jamaica
    Jamaica
    Permission to enter country needed in advance
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    14 day quarantine required
  • Martinique
    Martinique
    Arriving people must quarantine 14 days
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Curfew in place
    Flights
    Commercial
    Air France from Paris twice per week
  • Saint Barthélemy
    Saint Barthélemy
    14 day quarantine in place
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Non-EU flagged vessels restricted from cruising
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    None
  • Saint Kitts & Nevis
    Saint Kitts & Nevis
    Borders still closed
    Ports open
    None
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Flights
    None
  • Saint Lucia
    Saint Lucia
    Curfew in place from 21.00 - 05.00
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Charter available
    Yes
    Charter embarkation possible
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    Must have negative Covid test in last 48 hours
  • Saint Martin (France)
    Saint Martin (France)
    Open travel between French and Dutch side
    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
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    Passengers must go directly to yacht
  • Trinidad & Tobago
    Trinidad & Tobago
    All borders are closed until end of July
    Ports open
    None
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Flights
    None
  • Turks & Caicos Islands
    Turks & Caicos Islands
    All air and seaports are closed until 22 July
    Ports open
    None
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    None
  • United States Virgin Islands
    United States Virgin Islands
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All

USA

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

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