Puerto Rico Travel Restrictions | August 2020 Update

Puerto Rico Travel Updates as of August 2020
Travel restrictions are back for Puerto Rico.

***Update – Travel Restrictions extended until September 11, 2020

Tourism activities are closed or restricted until at least August 15, likely to be extended to end of August 2020. (As of August 19, current travel restrictions were extended to September 11, 2020)

Curfew is 10 PM Monday through Saturday, no alcohol sales after 7 PM.
No alcohol sales on Sunday, most businesses closed on Sunday.

Businesses are allowed to be open Monday through Saturday, closed on Sundays.
Grocery stores, hardware stores, gas stations, and pharmacies are allowed to be open on Sunday.

Restaurants are 50 % capacity Monday through Saturday, take out or delivery only on Sunday.
Bars, nightclubs, and casinos are closed.

Shopping centers and malls are open Monday through Saturday. Closed Sunday.
Stores are limiting capacity which can have long wait times to enter, and most have temperature checks and hand sanitizer upon entry.

El Yunque Rainforest has a new reservations system, full details and information on Juan Diego creek at https://jentheredonethat.com/juan-diego-creek-el-yunque-rainforest/
El Yunque is temporarily closed due to Tropical Storm Isaias on July 30, 2020. The roads and trails are being cleared and will reopen by reservation only (https://www.recreation.gov/ticket/facility/300017).

Ferry service to Culebra and Vieques is limited to residents and emergency personnel.

As of July 15, COVID-19 PCR nose swab test results are required upon entry to San Juan. More details on COVID test requirements at SJU airport in San Juan (https://english.sjuinsider.com)

For medical advice and the latest information on COVID-19, please check https://www.cdc.gov/ or https://www.who.int/

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Watch the entire COVID Lockdown in Puerto Rico – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYZnk86LS4iDd2dXH4D1NKEzOkdb2tS-7

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