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Current Travel Guidelines

For Visitors to Jamaica

These guidelines are subject to change at any time.
Prior to departure, please double-check the requirements by visiting the Jamaican Travel Authorization page or contacting your airline.


Traveling to Jamaica has become easier with the relaxation of Covid-19 travel restrictions since March 1, 2022.

  1. Visitors do not need to obtain a Travel Authorization to enter Jamaica.
  2. Persons are free to move within the island while maintaining social distance and mask wearing protocols in public spaces.
  3. Travelers are now required to complete the immigration form at the airport or online available at
  4. Travelers 12 years and older still need to provide a negative COVID-19 test (Antigen or PCR) conducted within 3 days of the date of travel at check-in for their flight.



United States citizens: Travelers are required to show a negative COVID-19 viral test result taken no more than 1 day before travel, OR documentation of having recovered from COVID-19, before they board their flight Resource: International Travel | CDC

Canadian citizens: Starting April 1, 2022, pre-entry tests are no longer required for fully vaccinated travelers entering Canada.Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated children 5 years of age or older must provide a valid pre-entry test result, even if they are accompanying a fully vaccinated adult. Children who are less than 5 years old are not required to test, regardless of their vaccination status. Resource:

United Kingdom citizens:

COVID Testing Information

Covid tests are done daily at each hotel between 9 am - 11 am. No need to travel off-site and lose precious vacation time! Registration must be made online at this link

Rapid Antigen: $35
PCR for Canadian citizens: $75
PCR for other countries: $100


At Samsara & Legends

Samsara & Legends have been welcoming guests from around the world for almost four decades. Our guests' health and safety have always been very important to us. Now more than ever we are committed to taking the necessary precautions to keep our guests as safe as possible while enjoying everything Jamaica has to offer. This page outlines the steps we are taking to prevent the spread of Covid-19.


Face masks required for staff and guests in public areas


All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash


6' social distancing in public areas such as beach, pool, cliff, dining room


Hand sanitizer available to guests and staff


Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas


Staff required to regularly wash hands


Regular temperature checks for staff


Contactless check-in


Doctors available 24/7