Borders closed due to the Coronavirus in Curacao
On March 13, 2020, Coronavirus (COVID-19) was first detected in Curacao. This was the case with a 68-year-old Dutch tourist, who died on March 18, 2020 of the virus on Curacao. His wife is currently quarantined in an unknown place.
A total of 6 people have now been infected with the COVID-19 virus in Curacao.
When the coronavirus was first detected in Curacao on March 13, 2020, the Prime Minister of Curacao decided to close the borders for tourists in Europe. The Prime Minister has decided to let the planes land until March 14, 2020 to give the inhabitants the opportunity to return to the island.
Currently, Residents and local people are still allowed to return to Curacao, however they must be quarantined for 14 days upon arrival in Curacao, preferably in quarantine at home. All other country's except Europe are still allowed to fly to Curacao. However individuals who have visited Hong Kong, Macau, China, Singapore, Iran, South Korea and Italy within the last 14 days, aren't allowed to board flights destined for Curacao.
Restaurant & Bars closed in Curacao
As in the Netherlands, the tourist sector and restaurants in Curacao are closed, or only open for collection and delivery. Because of the Corona virus, no one is allowed in the restaurants in Curacao to sit inside or on the terrace.
It is also no longer allowed to visit nursing homes in Curacao. Public transport is still available in Curacao, but the driver must ensure that the travelers keep a minimum distance of 2 meters from each other.
Lockdown in Curacao
There is a ban on public gatherings in Curacao, and people are asked to stay indoors and work from home as much as possible.
In Curacao, because of the Coronavirus, it is currently only allowed to take to the streets to go to the supermarket, or to go to the bank. It is also allowed to go to nature or to the beach, provided people keep at least 2 meters away from each other.
Dutch Tourist in Curacao
Dutch tourists who are currently still in Curacao and who have booked with KLM or TUI can rebook their ticket for free to an earlier return date. Please contact your airline or travel organization as soon as possible.
Are you unable to get out with your airline? Then you can always book another ticket back to the Netherlands.
If that does not work, it is always advised to contact the Dutch Embassy in Curacao directly. You can find these address details here. The Dutch Embassy in Curacao can help you return to the Netherlands.
Have you booked airline tickets to Curacao for a future date? Please contact your airline or travel company. It may be, if the borders in Curacao are still closed that your ticket will be canceled or rebooked free of charge.
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Will my travel insurance be reimbursed if the trip is canceled due to corona?
Whether your trip will be reimbursed if you cannot go because of the corona virus (code orange / red) or if you have to stay longer because of quarantine or if your flight has been canceled, differs per travel insurance and package.
Contact information Travel organizations
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, we've been monitoring the situation minutely and are doing everything possible to assist you with your upcoming travel plans.
We highly recommend making use of the self-service options to change your flight or request a voucher. You can do so until September 30, 2020, so you can rest assured you can travel at a later date. For detailed information and conditions, scroll down and review the rebook policies below. ”
TUI and Kras travel
TUI cancels because of the Corona virus all travel (including package tours, hotels, airline tickets and round trips) with departure until April 30, 2020.
- All package tours from TUI and Kras with departure until April 30, 2020.
- All car holidays from TUI and Kras with departure until April 30, 2020.
- All trips from TUI and Kras where only accommodation is booked, with departure until April 30, 2020.
- All ticket-only bookings with departure through April 30, 2020.
Travelers and customers of TUI and Kras trips where the trip has been canceled due to the Coronavirus receive a voucher with the paid travel sum minus administration costs and any cancellation insurance. They can use this voucher to book the trip at a later time.
TUI or Kras Reizen will contact all customers who are entitled to this within 2 weeks. You do not have to contact TUI or Kras Reizen yourself.
Have you booked through a travel agency or other website and is TUI or Kras Reizen the tour operator? Then you are also entitled to this. Your booking website or travel agency can request this from TUI or Kras Reizen.
Are the trips and holidays cheaper due to the Coronavirus?
Flight tickets Curacao much cheaper through Coronavirus
The Coronavirus has ensured that the airline tickets to Curacao have become a lot cheaper, even if you book the airline tickets in the future
Cancellation at closed borders: A huge tip from us is to book the tickets now. Prices are low and should your flight not go through because the borders are still closed, you will get your money back or you will be rebooked for free.
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Hotels in Curacao much cheaper by Coronavirus
Yes, you heard correctly. Even the hotels and resorts in Curacao are much cheaper because of the Coronavirus, even if you book in the future. Of course there is always one free cancellation if the borders remain closed.