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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 so please bookmark this page. 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
    Open for charters
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Limitations apply - please contact Burgess for further info
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    Test required for some
  • Greece
    Greece
    Open to EU & Schengen without quarantine
    Ports open
    All
    Not accepting yachts from Turkey or Albania yet
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    4 people per table and untill 12:00am
    Flights
    All
    Mandatory arrival tests; contact us for info
  • Turkey
    Turkey
    Border only closed for Iran and Syria
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Untill 12:00am
    Flights
    All

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
    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
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Varies dependent on the state
    Flights
    None
    14 day quarantine required; must be an Australian citizen
  • Fiji
    Fiji
    Open to international tourism
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Must quarantine for 14 days
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Flights
    Private
  • French Polynesia
    French Polynesia
    Open to international tourism without quarantine
    Ports open
    Some
    Three ports of entry: Nuku-Hiva, Riketea and Papeete
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Permission must be obtained prior to arriving
    Charter available
    Yes
    Must present a negative RT-PCR test within three days of departure from last port
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    Commercial
    72hr negative PCR Covid-19 test required
  • New Zealand
    New Zealand
    Borders are 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
    Ports closed to foreign yachts arriving
    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 international tourism
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Must have health declaration form
    Charter available
    Yes
    Guests not permitted to leave yacht during charter
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    72hr negative PCR Covid-19 test required
  • The Seychelles
    The Seychelles
    Open to international tourism without quarantine
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    72hr negative RT-PCR Covid-19 test required

Bahamas

  • Location
    Ports open
    Cruising allowed
    Charter available
    Restaurants
    Flights
  • All
    All
    14 day quarantine required
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    5 day negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test required

Caribbean

  • Location
    Ports open
    Cruising allowed
    Charter available
    Restaurants
    Flights
  • Anguilla
    Anguilla
    Borders remain closed until further notice
    Ports open
    None
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    None
    Only Anguillan nationals permitted
  • Antigua & Barbuda
    Antigua & Barbuda
    Borders open
    Ports open
    Some
    Ports of entry: Nelson's Dockyard & Jolly Harbour
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Vessels must be cleared by Port Health
    Charter available
    Yes
    Charterers subject to quarantine restrictions
    Restaurants
    Open
    Restaurants open at 50% occupancy
    Flights
    All
    Negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test required pre-arrival
  • Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao
    Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao
    14 day quarantine required
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Indoor seating to 10pm only
    Flights
    All
    Flights from the USA are not permitted
  • Barbados
    Barbados
    Borders open
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    Private
    14 day quarantine required
  • British Virgin Islands
    British Virgin Islands
    Borders remain closed until December 2020
    Ports open
    None
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    None
  • Cayman Islands
    Cayman Islands
    Borders remain closed until October 2020
    Ports open
    None
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Flights
    Private
    Flights require prior permission
  • Grenada
    Grenada
    Mandatory quarantine on board 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 not open to foreign vessels.
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    14 day quarantine required
  • Martinique
    Martinique
    14 day quarantine is required
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Curfew in place
    Flights
    All
    72hr negative RT-PCR Covid-19 test required
  • Saint Barthélemy
    Saint Barthélemy
    Borders open
    Ports open
    All
    All vessels must be cleared at the Capitainerie
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Cruising permitted after clearance
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Many restaurants closed for hurricane season
    Flights
    All
    Negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test required pre-arrival
  • Saint Kitts & Nevis
    Saint Kitts & Nevis
    Borders remain closed until further notice
    Ports open
    None
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Flights
    None
  • Saint Lucia
    Saint Lucia
    14 day quarantine required
    Ports open
    Some
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
    7 day negative RT-PCR Covid-19 test required
  • Saint Martin (France)
    Saint Martin (France)
    Entry restricted for certain nationalities
    Ports open
    Some
    Non-EU vessels may enter upon request
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    Private
  • Saint Vincent & the Grenadines
    Saint Vincent & the Grenadines
    Mandatory quarantine on board for 14 days
    Ports open
    Some
    Saint Vincent ports open
    Cruising allowed
    Restricted
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Flights
    All
    14 day quarantine required
  • Sint Maarten (Netherlands)
    Sint Maarten (Netherlands)
    Borders open
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Cruising permitted after approval
    Charter available
    Yes
    Travellers subject to COVID-19 screening
    Restaurants
    Open
    Flights
    All
  • Trinidad & Tobago
    Trinidad & Tobago
    Borders remain closed
    Ports open
    None
    Cruising allowed
    No
    Charter available
    No
    Restaurants
    Closed
    Flights
    None
    Airports closed until 10 October 2020
  • Turks & Caicos Islands
    Turks & Caicos Islands
    Negative COVID-19 test required
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    Capacity limits apply
    Flights
    All
  • United States Virgin Islands
    United States Virgin Islands
    Borders open
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Travellers subject to COVID-19 screening
    Restaurants
    Open
    Restaurants open, bars/nightclubs closed
    Flights
    All

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
    Capacity limits apply
    Flights
    All
    Nationality dependent
  • Connecticut
    Connecticut
    Quarantine may be required
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    50% indoor capacity
    Flights
    All
    Nationality dependent
  • Florida
    Florida
    Ports open
    All
    Cruising allowed
    Yes
    Charter available
    Yes
    Restaurants
    Open
    50% indoor 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
    Capacity limits apply
    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
    Capacity limits apply
    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
    Capacity limits apply
    Flights
    All
    Nationality dependent

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