Alert: Flight from Bridgetown, Barbados to San Juan, Puerto Rico and Fort Lauderdale, Florida Scheduled for Friday, June 12, 2020

Location:  Barbados

Event: 

The Embassy in Bridgetown, Barbados has been advised of a flight with the commercial carrier -Silver Airways- departing from Bridgetown, Barbados (BGI) to San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU) and continuing on with a final destination of Fort Lauderdale, Florida (FLL) on FridayJune 12 for the purpose of repatriating U.S. citizens.  The flight will Depart BGI at 10:00am and Arrive in SJU at 12:50p.m. The second leg of the flight will Depart SJU at 3:00p.m. and Arrive in FLL at 7:20pm.  We urge U.S. citizens (and U.S. Legal Permanent Residents) wishing to travel to the U.S. to contact the airline directly to book a seat by calling their charter reservations line at +1(801)401-9103.

U.S. citizens who choose not to take this flight should be prepared to remain in Barbados until restrictions on passenger movements are lifted.  Onward travel options from San Juan or Fort Lauderdale should be made as soon as possible with available commercial airlines operating out of San Juan (SJU) or Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and is the responsibility of the passenger.

Please do *not* contact the U.S. Embassy to make a flight reservation.

Please also continue to monitor the U.S. Embassy website for updated information including the following resources:

Local Resources

·         View U.S. Embassy Bridgetown’s most recent alerts.

·         COVID-19 information page 

 Other links

·         COVID-19 information page on travel.state.gov

·         CDC page on COVID-19

·         Travel.state.gov Country Information and Travel Advisory page 

·         Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.

Assistance:

·   United States Embassy Bridgetown

Wildey Business Park
St. Michael BB 14006

Barbados, W.I.
Tel: (246) 227-4000
https://bb.usembassy.gov/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/USEmbassyBarbados

·   United States Embassy Grenada

Lance Aux Epines
St. George’s
Grenada
Phone: (+1 473) 444-1173 to 6

U.S. Embassy in Grenada

·         State Department – Consular Affairs
1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444

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