St. John did well with low cases on the island and is currently open for visitors with negative covid-19 test

January 5, 2021 UPDATE:

St. John is still open for visitors with mandatory negative covid-19 test. So far they have been checked upon arrival as of January 18th the airlines will add an additional layer of enforcement by checking for tests prior to boarding. For the latest travel requirements check out


JULY 9 UPDATE: Big news from today’s press conference : negative Covid-19 test required for all states that have positivity rate of 10% or more (data based on John Hopkins University). Effective July 15th. Test can be up to 5 days old and is required for age 15+. Current list of states: Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Mississippi, Nevada, South Carolina, Texas. If no negative test is presented, self quarantine for 14 days or test upon arrival and quarantine until test negative. Antibody test max 4 month old works too. Effective immediately all bars have to close. No alcohol sold after 11pm. Restaurants can continue to serve drinks but no counter service. Beaches close 4pm on weekends and holidays. #stjohn #usvi #stjohnusvi #covid19

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About 3/4 of restaurants and shops are back open. You have to wear masks in all businesses except for restaurants and bars where you can take them off while seated. Last call in bars is 11pm.

Most boat charters are back up and running as well, however the British Virgin Islands a key charter destination for day trips are still closed for visitors, planning to re-open on Sept 1. But there are many options for local charters, showing you a great time in the USVI and for bars on the water lime out and pizza pi are back open.

Sadly the new Zozo’s on Lovango that briefly opened in February has closed for good but we hear they will be re-opening within Caneel Bay Resort.

Check out Rockhoppin‘ for examples of local charter options which are listed here