US to BVI to US Travel During Covid-19 Restrictions

Updated June 1, 2022

Dear Guests,

There are some complicated steps and processes in order to vacation in the BI during times of Covid and to comply not only with the BVI entry protocols, but also those for the USVI.

Here are the major points entering the BVI and returning to the USVI with Dolphin Water Taxi.

  1. There is no longer a requirement when coming from the United States to the US Virgin Islands to complete the USVI Travel Portal.
  2. When traveling through to the BVI, a copy of the vaccination record and a test within 2 days is required. Those who are unvaccinated or without a 2-day test should call or text 340-774-2628 for more information about travel to the BVI..
  3. When returning from the BVI to the USVI with Dolphin Water Taxi, guests must have a negative test within 5 days of re-entry and then complete the USVI Travel Portal (usvitravelportal.com) and get the green QR code prior to your pickup.  (Dolphin recommends our guests bring along a TeleMed test for your convenience to comply with the return to the USVI negative test requirement.)

If any dolphin guests have left over unused test kits we're happy to purchase them from you on your return for future use by guest who may need one in the BVI.

BOOK ROUND TRIP TRAVEL WITH US

TRANSPORT COSTS

STT to Tortola by air is $259pp(279pp weekends) to Beef Island airport in Tortola by our air charter service waiting for you after STT bag collection (only an 18min flight, 5guest min fare base).

Transfers by water taxi are $189pp ea way weekdays and 189pp weekends to any Tortola charter dock.

  • Virgin Gorda, Peter, and Cooper are $239pp.
  • Necker, Moskito, BEYC, and Oil Nut Bay are 259pp.

Regardless of transfer mode, International fees are 65pp for entry and 45pp returning. $110pp for round trip travel.

All transfers have a 6-guest minimum fare base Monday through Thursday, and an 8-guest minimum fare base Friday through Sunday.  Ride sharing is most often available to meet this rquirement. With over 2,500 guests per month, we can often combine smaller groups together so all enjoy the same per person pricing.

OTHER FEES

The BVI will charge $50pp for the rapid-test at the entry customs stop for those guests who do not have the 2-day test result with them.  

We wait the 20mins for test results and then continue on with you to your dock.  

$10pp cash environmental fee is collected by the BVI just after entry clearance.

For door to door round trip travel with us, simply complete the easy online booking form here - BVI Reservations Form  

2 STEPS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL TRAVEL... 

1. Dolphin's passport data form: http://dolphinshuttle.com/airbridge
    This is an entry for passenger passport data so that we may get you cleared in advance of your arrival to save time. 
    This form can be completed as soon as practical after the reservations form. IMPORTANT: ONE FORM WITH ALL PASSPORTS FOR EACH GROUP.
 
2. USVI travel entry portal for your arrival: https://usvitravelportal.com/ 
    Contact tel for the USVI entry and travel info 800-372-8784
    The return form asks the vessel name, vessel #, and passenger #.  You may use "Dolphin", 001, and 1A for each passenger
    This will kick out a green QR code which you need to present just prior to entering bag claim at the USVI
 

1 STEP PRIOR TO RETURN TRAVEL...  

1. USVI travel entry portal AGAIN for your return.  Neg test within 5-days: https://usvitravelportal.com/

    Electronic displays on Cell phones or PDAs are sufficient to display QR code to US customs as long as the docs match the passports.

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