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Note – The ferry service has been discontinued until further notice as of September 30, 2020.
Montserrat is serviced daily by two airlines. Flight time between Montserrat and Antigua is roughly 20 minutes each way.
The Government of Montserrat now subsidises airline travel between Montserrat and Antigua. Flights cost, inclusive of taxes, XCD150 one-way.
BMN Airways a subsidiary of SVG Air provides daily flights between the islands.
Book online here –> https://booknow.antigua-flights.com/
Tel – 1-664-392-3877 | Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Fly Montserrat provides daily flights and medevacs between the islands.
Book online here –> https://www.flymontserrat.com/
Tel – 1-664-491-3434 | Email – email@example.com
Persons requiring cargo services between Antigua and Montserrat should contact the Access Office at 491-4702 or 491-4703. The service operates twice a month. Dates are posted on the Access Division’s Facebook page.
COVID-19 Travel Protocols
As of July 11, 2022 at 5AM, the Public Health (COVID-19 Suppression) (No.4) Order, (S.R.O 29 of 2022) ends pre-travel COVID-19 tests, and the requirement for mandatory face coverings and hand sanitization in public places.
Anyone travelling to Montserrat as of July 11 will be required to take a COVID-19 Test on entry. If the test result is positive, the individual will be required to self-quarantine for 10 days after which he/she is allowed to leave quarantine. They will not be required to take a COVID-19 test for release from quarantine.
However, travellers to Montserrat may still be questioned or assessed by a Medical Officer or Health Officer regarding COVID-19, and individuals considered at high-risk of being infected may be isolated and may be asked to undergo a clinical examination. The individual may also be required to self-quarantine.
Protocols for children
A child under the age of 18 years who enters Montserrat will be treated like the adult who accompanied the child to Montserrat.
A child two years and under is not required to take a COVID-19 test.
Masks and Hand Sanitisation
The mandatory requirements for persons to wear face-coverings and for hand sanitisation stations to be in public places have been removed. However, institutions/organisations would be allowed to make their private arrangements/ protocols with respect to face coverings and hand sanitisation at their respective establishments.
S.R.O 29 of 2022 will expire on August 31, 2022 at 5AM and is available on the Government website at the following link:
COVID-19 Testing Fees
As it relates to the fees for COVID-19 Tests, the cost of a PCR or RNA COVID-19 Test is EC$300 and a lateral flow test is EC$150 regardless of a persons’ vaccination status.
However, the following persons are not required to pay for a COVID-19 test:
a. A person who enters Montserrat by air or sea;
b. A person who is required to leave Montserrat on official Government business, once the person intends to return to Montserrat immediately after the completion of official Government business;
c. A person undertaking a course of study at an educational institution outside of Montserrat;
d. A person who is likely to be infected with COVID-19, as determined by a Health Officer
e. A person who is referred overseas for medical treatment;
f. A person under 18 years;
g. An official from an international or regional partner of the Government of Montserrat, who intends to visit Montserrat for official business;
h. A person who is over 70 years of age and is residing in Montserrat, and
i. A pilot who navigates a flight into Montserrat on a habitual basis.
Further details on the COVID-19 fees can be found in the Public Hospital (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations, 2022 (SRO 30 of 2022) which is available on the government website, at the following link: