Coronavirus travel health
Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Bermuda on the TravelHealthPro website.
See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
LF Wade International Airport is open for commercial flights. All travellers to Bermuda who are arriving from Brazil, India or South Africa or have visited Brazil, India or South Africa in the 14 days before they arrive in Bermuda must, on arrival in Bermuda, quarantine in their accommodation for 14 days. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bermuda Government has put in place visitor protocols, which include the requirement for both visitors and residents to apply for a travel authorisation. Visit the Government of Bermuda website for more information.
Entry and borders
See Entry requirements to find out what you will need to do when you arrive in Bermuda.
Returning to the UK
Travelling from and returning to the UK
Check what you must do to travel abroad and return to England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.
If you plan to pass through another country to return to the UK, check the travel advice for the country you’re transiting.
Be prepared for your plans to change
No travel is risk-free during COVID. Countries may further restrict travel or bring in new rules at short notice, for example due to a new COVID-19 variant. Check with your travel company or airline for any transport changes which may delay your journey home.
If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there.
Plan ahead and make sure you:
- can access money
- understand what your insurance will cover
- can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned
Resorts, hotels and cottages reopened at the beginning of July 2020. We recommend you check before you travel.
Public spaces and services
The following guidelines came into force on 29 November 2021:
• Indoor and outdoor dining is permitted. However, restaurants, bars, night clubs, and sports or members clubs are required to limit tables to no more than ten customers. Bar service will be permitted, but customers must remain seated. No standing at the bar • Face coverings are required to be worn indoors (unless eating or drinking), and must be worn in crowded outdoor settings, as well as where a six feet physical distance cannot be maintained. • Gatherings are restricted to groups of no more than 50 people.
The Bermuda Government website provides information on public transport. Non-resident visitors to Bermuda should follow local advice and guidance.
You should check the Bermuda Government website for more information on what to do before travelling to Bermuda.
Healthcare in Bermuda
Medication and medical treatment in Bermuda are very expensive. You should make sure you have travel insurance before travelling. Most types of medication are readily available in Bermuda including UK brands, but you should bring extra medication with you to Bermuda to prepare for unplanned and extended stays.
If you become seriously ill, you should visit A&E in King Edwards VII Memorial Hospital.
Practise physical distancing, good hygiene and mask wearing in all public spaces where there is close contact with others.
Monitor your health and take your temperature twice a day. If your temperature is over 100.4F or 38C, contact the public health team on email@example.com.
Your emotional and mental wellbeing is important. Read guidance on how to look after your mental wellbeing and mental health.
View Health for further details on healthcare in Bermuda.
COVID-19 vaccines if you live in Bermuda
The UK Government has been supplying vaccines to the people of the UK’s Overseas Territories. The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is the UK authority responsible for assessing the safety, quality and efficacy of vaccines. MHRA has temporarily authorised under Regulation 174 of Human Medicines Regulations 2012, the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for supply in the UK, Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories for use in Bermuda.