The Americas COVID-19 Superyacht Travel Guide

COVID-19 Travel updates for your favorite yacht charter destinations in the Americas


The Americas COVID-19 Superyacht Travel Guide provides comprehensive travel news and official safety guidelines for travelers, yacht owners, charterers and crew. These select regions in North, Central and South America feature many of the top yacht charter destinations including; Alaska, Belize, Canada, The Pacific Northwest, Costa Rica, Florida, the Galapagos, New England, New York, and Patagonia. As we monitor COVID-19 developments in the American region, we will provide real time updates on local & international travel, public attractions, quarantine safety measures, and yacht charter advice. Select your North, Central or South American destination below for its latest travel updates.

CDC Travel Updates Please consult the CDC’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Travel website for official guidelines, restrictions. For official information on all travel from other countries, please visit the CDC foreign traveler restrictions page.

Northrop & Johnson are committed to providing you with essential yachting support, travel news, and resources all around the Americas. If you need to discuss your personal itinerary, private yachts available for charter in North, Central or South America, or additional travel information, please contact our professional team today.

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ALASKA, U.S.A.

Yacht Charter & Travel UPDATES


LIMITED | Next Update TBC

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OPEN | Next Update TBC

  • Restaurants should adhere to social distancing rules.

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PRIVATE | OPEN Next Update TBC
COMMERCIAL | OPEN Next Update TBC

  • No official announcements scheduled at this time.

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BELIZE

Yacht Charter & Travel UPDATES


LIMITED | Next Update TBC

  • The Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport will be open on August 15, 2020

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OPEN | Next Update TBC

  • Restaurants are at limited capacity and under strict health guidelines.

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OPEN | Next Update TBC

  • Very strict health guidelines and limited capacity.

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LIMITED | Next Update TBC

  • No official announcements scheduled at this time.

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PRIVATE | CLOSED Next Update August 15
COMMERCIAL | CLOSED Next Update August 15

  • Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport will reopen on August 15, 2020, Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow announced.

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  • Countrywide State of Emergency since April 30. All borders will remain closed as long as the state of emergency is in effect.
  • The state of emergency will expire on June 30, 2020 and is not expected to be extended.

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Canada + Pacific Northwest

Yacht Charter & Travel UPDATES


LIMITED | Next Update TBC

  • United States (Washington, Oregon, Northern California) – International travel guidelines adhere to current restrictions placed by CDC
  • Canada – foreign nationals including United States (US) citizens can travel if they meet eligibilty requirements here
  • Non essential travel between the USA and Canada is restricted until end of July

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OPEN | Next Update TBC

  • Restaurants should adhere to social distancing rules.

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PRIVATE | OPEN Next Update TBC
COMMERCIAL | OPEN Next Update TBC

  • No official announcements scheduled at this time.

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  • Wear a face covering while indoors and whenever social distancing is challenging.
  • California, USA – reopening will occur county by county

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Costa Rica

Yacht Charter & Travel UPDATES


LIMITED | Next Update June 30

  • Costa Rica will deny entry to tourists and non-resident foreigners until June 30.
  • Borders will only reopen for countries where there is no magnified transmission.
  • Exceptions may be made for “humanitarian cases”.

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LIMITED | Next Update TBC

  • No official announcements scheduled at this time.

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PRIVATE | OPEN Next Update TBC
COMMERCIAL | OPEN Next Update TBC

  • No official announcements scheduled at this time.

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  • Masks required for for all workers who interact with public (e.g. waiters, cashiers, bank tellers, gas-station attendants, etc.).
  • Masks required for the general public when using any type of paid transportation, at cinemas/theaters, at church, at banks, at restaurants except when eating.

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Florida, U.S.A.

Yacht Charter & Travel UPDATES


LIMITED | Next Update TBC

  • International travel guidelines adhere to current restrictions placed by CDC
  • All persons entering Florida from areas of substantial community spread of COVID-19, including the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut tri-state area are advised to quarantine for 14 days.
  • Florida Keys and Miami have reopened to travelers, and Walt Disney World plans to reopen in July.

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OPEN | Next Update TBC

  • Restaurants should adhere to social distancing rules. Staff required to wear facemasks.
  • Walt Disney World plans to reopen in July.

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OPEN | Next Update TBC

  • Beaches, State and National Parks are open. Some beaches and parks may have restrictions to limit density.

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PRIVATE | OPEN Next Update TBC
COMMERCIAL | OPEN Next Update TBC

  • No official announcements scheduled at this time.

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  • Consult the Visit Florida Website for current travel safety information.
  • Masks may be required in public places in specific counties.

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Galapagos

Yacht Charter & Travel UPDATES


LIMITED | Next Update TBC

  • Ecuador reopened its international airports on JUNE 1 and the Ecuadorian Government declares Galapagos Covid19 free
  • Galapagos National Park will reopen on JULY 1, with travel on commercial vessels to resume by SEPTEMBER 1

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LIMITED | Next Update TBC

  • No official announcements scheduled at this time.

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OPEN | Next Update July 1

  • Galapagos National Park will reopen on JULY 1, with travel on commercial vessels to resume by SEPTEMBER 1

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PRIVATE | OPEN Next Update TBC
COMMERCIAL | OPEN Next Update TBC

  • Quito Airport resumed commercial passenger flights as of June 1

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New England & New York, U.S.A.

Yacht Charter & Travel UPDATES


LIMITED | Next Update TBC

  • International travel guidelines adhere to current restrictions placed by CDC
  • All states within New England are re-opening per individual state guidelines. New England States in the phased re-opening include: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

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LIMITED | Next Update TBC

  • New England State  – restaurants reopening under strict health guidelines. Check state for latest restaurant reopening status.
  • New York – some restaurants still restricted under phase of region reopening

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OPEN | Next Update TBC

  • New England – Public Beaches and parks are open.
  • New York – Vast majority of the city’s parks remain open and unrestricted. Police are limiting crowds at two piers, Hudson River Park and Domino Park

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PRIVATE | OPEN Next Update TBC
COMMERCIAL | OPEN Next Update TBC

  • No official announcements scheduled at this time.

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  • NEW YORK – New York City is in phase one of the state’s regional phased reopening plan; Long Island, Mid-Hudson Valley, Capital Region, Western New York, Central New York, Finger Lakes, Mohawk Valley, North Country, and Southern Tier are in phase two.
  • NEW ENGLAND STATES – most states have completed phase 3 of reopening with Massachusetts being the last.

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Patagonia

Yacht Charter & Travel UPDATES


ARGENTINA | LIMITED | All borders are closed to incoming foreigners until 28 June.

CHILE | LIMITED | All borders are closed to incoming foreigners until 25 June.

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LIMITED | Next Update TBC

  • All shops are restaurants restricted under strict health guidelines. Check local authority for updates.

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LIMITED | Next Update TBC

  • No official announcements scheduled at this time.

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LIMITED | Next Update TBC

  • No official announcements scheduled at this time.

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ARGENTINA | CLOSED until September 1
  • All international commercial flights have been suspended until 1 September.

CHILE | LIMITED Next Update TBC

  • LATAM has resumed flights between Santiago and the U.S., but mostly for humanitarian and repatriation flights.

ARGENTINA & CHILE – There is a mandatory 14-day quarantine for any travelers arriving from countries that are affected by COVID-19.

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*Every effort is being made to update this travel guide as soon as new information is received. Northrop & Johnson offers details on these destinations in good faith but due to the constant changes in regulations and advice being issued by the government departments in each country, we are unfortunately not able to warrant, guarantee or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information or warrant the current status of any destination. All information is subject to change.