BVI Watersport News

Opening of Seaports Delayed Again Until April 15th!

February 25th, 2021

The BVI Ports Authority wishes to inform the public that the 1st March, 2021 reopening of the Road Town Jetty to incoming visitors has been deferred to 15th April, 2021 for the following reasons:

Reopening of Seaports Delayed Once Again – New Opening Date is Now March 1st!

January 5th, 2021

According to a press release issued January 5th by the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) the BVI Government has, once again, pushed back the reopening of the seaports to international traffic until March 1st,...

Updated List of Gold Seal Hotels and Villas Now Published on BVI Traveller!

December 14th, 2020

BVI Traveller has compiled a list of Gold Seal Certified hotels and villas. When the borders open up on December 1st, visitors must quarantine in an "approved" accommodation.

December 3rd, 2020

Soper's Hole Wharf & Marina, West End, Tortola, British Virgin Islands has announced the long anticipated opening of the Harbor Market. They, reported, "Two floors of goodies! We are pleased to announce...

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Updated BVI Entry Requirements, Gateway, Testing and Travel Tips!

December 3rd, 2020

Here is the latest information on the BVI entry requirements, BVI Gateway Portal, COVID-19 testing and travel to the BVI.

BVI Official Approved Quarantine Mooring Sites Announced!

December 2nd, 2020

In an official press release issued on 12/2/20, the BVI Ministry of Health & Social Development announced the long anticipated list of approved mooring sites for use while quarantining on a boat.

Premier Announces Reduced Cost of $175 for Two PCR Tests, Tracking App and Bracelet!

November 11th, 2020

Speaking at a public conference on the reopening protocols Tuesday night, November 10, Premier Andrew Fahie said each traveller who enters the BVI will be required to pay a total of $175 for two COVID-19...

Beef Island Airport Will Be Only Point of Entry for Visitors on December 1st!

October 19th, 2020

According to an October 17th article in the BVI News, "Recently, Premier Fahie announced that the airport would be the first to reopen on December 1; describing the Beef Island-based port as a controlled...

BVI Visitors May Be Required to Quarantine for 4 Days Upon Arrival!

October 9th, 2020

According to an October 7th article in 284 Media, "Premier of the Virgin Islands, Honorable Andrew Fahie revealed last night that come December 1st, 2020 incoming tourists may be required to provide test...

BVI Government To Discuss Reopening Protocols With Service Industry!

October 6th, 2020

Officials from the BVI Tourist Board will discuss the draft reopening protocols with stakeholders specific to their respective tourism sectors starting this week.