Special Message

 
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At Aggressor Adventures, we are an industry leader and work hard to serve our guests to the very best of our abilities. This sometimes means adapting our business and service efforts to accommodate whatever life may throw at us. Our reservation and office staff are still working and open 7 days a week. The yacht, river cruise and safari lodge staff are working continuously to prepare for new and returning guests through our ‘Clean, Refresh & Sanitize’ initiatives during this downtime to ensure you come back to a refreshed and ready adventure.


 

 Aggressor Adventures takes Accountability to New Levels.
 
 
Some of the items we’re working on include:
- Deep cleanings and disinfecting all areas for safe return of guests
- Running drills and training for response to emergency situations
- Refreshing and cleaning environmental systems, ie; air conditioners and watermakers
- Painting and repairing cosmetic wear and tear
- Organizing, testing, and servicing emergency equipment
- Updating all briefings and presentations
 
At present Aggressor Adventures has been issuing vouchers to guests who are scheduled to travel in the next 4 - 5 weeks.  You will be notified as these happen and we ask for patience until you hear from us.


 

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Last Updated:                      29-Jun-2020           13:30  EST
 

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

NOTE: Information regarding arrival restrictions changes quickly with little or no advance notice.  Every effort is being made to update the information as quickly as possible.
 
 

Country: Bahamas
Adventure Program:      Bahamas Aggressor (Operational)
Last Updated:      25-Jun-2020    09:30 EST
Know Before You Go Supplement:      <Click Here to Download>
Re-Opening Notes:  
The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is preparing for Phase 2 of the Tourism Readiness and Recovery Plan, which will begin on Wednesday, July 1 and allow for the resumption of international travel to The Bahamas.   The first scheduled departure for the Bahamas Aggressor is July 11, 2020.
 
New arrival requirements and procedures for travelers to The Bahamas can be found at:
          https://www.bahamas.com/tourism-reopening
Guests are encouraged to monitor the site regularly as procedures are subject to change.
 
A summary of the procedures as of this posting date are:
  • All travelers will be required to submit an electronic health visa.
  • A COVID-19 PCR Swab Test with a Negative Result, must be presented upon arrival. Test result must be taken within 7 days of travel date.
  • Practice physical distancing measures
  • Practice regular handwashing
  • Wear PPE such as face masks when appropriate and as noted.
  • Be prepared for temperature screenings upon arrival, at check-in, and at entrances to attractions and restaurants.
 
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Country:      Belize
Adventure Program:  Belize Aggressor III, Belize Aggressor IV (Operational)
Last Updated:      29-Jun-2020 13:30 EST
Know Before You Go Supplement:      <Click Here to Download>
Re-Opening Notes:      
The Government of Belize is implementing its phased reopening plan, which calls for the resumption of international travel to Belize beginning August 15, 2020. The first scheduled departure for the Belize Aggressor III and Belize Aggressor IV is August 15, 2020.
 
New arrival requirements and procedures for travelers to Belize can be found at:
          https://belizetourismboard.org/
Guests are encouraged to monitor the site regularly as requirements are subject to change without notice.
 
A summary of the COVID-19 Update for Travelers to Belize as of this posting date are:
  • All travelers will be required to download the Belize Health App and register before boarding a flight to Belize. A QR code with a unique ID will be issued and used for contact tracing while in Belize.
  • A COVID-19 PCR Swab Test with a Negative Result must be presented upon arrival. The test results must be taken within 72 hours of travel to Belize.  
  • Practice physical distancing measures.
  • Practice regular handwashing or use sanitizing stations frequently.
  • Wear PPE such as face masks when appropriate and as noted.
  • Be prepared for temperature screenings upon arrival, at check-in, and at entrances to attractions and restaurants.  
 
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Country:      Cayman Islands
Adventure Program:      Cayman Aggressor V (Operational)
Last Updated:      02-Jun-2020  17:10 EST
Arrival Restrictions:
On May 7, 2020 the Cayman Government announced that Cayman Islands’ airports and seaports for cruise ships will remain shut until September 1, 2020. 
 
The government’s re-opening plan covers five phases:
*   Level 5 (Maximum Emergency)
*  Level 4 (High Suppression)
*  Level 3 (Moderate)          **  Current Status **
*  Level 2 (Minimum)         Expected on 21-Jun-2020
*  Level 1 (All Clear)
 
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Country:      Costa Rica
Adventure Program:      Okeanos Aggressor I, Okeanos Aggressor II (Operational)
Last Updated:      02-Jun-2020  14:18 EST
Arrival Restrictions:     
The Costa Rican government announced that it has extended its border closures until June 30, 2020.  Only Costa Rican citizens, residents, and foreign diplomats will be able to enter Costa Rica during this time.  This restriction applies to land, sea, and air arrivals.  Air crews will not be subject to this restriction.
 
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Country:      Cuba
Adventure Program:      Jardines Aggressor II (Operational)
Last Updated:      25-Jun-2020 16:30 EST
Arrival Restrictions:      
As of this posting, Cuban airports remain closed to international arrivals.  Several media outlets continue to report that Cuba is preparing a phased plan to allow tourism to resume if COVID-19 cases remain under control.  The U.S. Embassy in Havana said that airports will likely remain closed until August 1.  Dates for each of the planned phases have not yet been announced by government officials. 
 
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Country:      Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Adventure Program:      Galapagos Aggressor III (Operational)
Last Updated:      09-Jun-2020 14:15 EST
Arrival Restrictions:      
Ecuador has started a phased reopening.  The earliest starting date resuming departures is July 1 with some restrictions.  The date may be extended until certain restrictions are removed.
 
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Country:      Egypt
Adventure Program:      Red Sea Aggressor II,  Red Sea Aggressor III, Aggressor Nile Queen (Operational)
Last Updated:      25-Jun-2020  11:30  EST
Know Before You Go Supplement:      <Click Here to Download>
Re-Opening Notes:
The Egyptian Government announced it will open its borders to international travelers beginning on July 1, 2020.  The first scheduled departure for the Red Sea Aggressor II is July 18, the Red Sea Aggressor III will depart on Sept. 05, and the Nile Queen River Cruise will begin departures on Aug. 29.
 
An overview of known procedures as of this posting date are:
  • All travelers will be required to submit a traveler's declaration including a questionnaire on information on trips undertaken in the 14 days before coming to Egypt and a confirmation that the passengers have not shown any symptoms of Covid-19 or knowingly been in touch with coronavirus patients.
  • All travelers will need to have international medical insurance covering their stay in Egypt
  • Travelers arriving from countries declared by the WHO as severely infected with Covid-19 up to the epidemic level are required to submit a recent PCR test upon entry into Egypt. The test must be done in the source country in a maximum of 48 hours prior to the travel date.  The list of countries concerned will be announced on a regular basis on the WHO’s website.
  • The wearing of face masks inside airport facilities, physical distance is maintained, and the temperature of all travelers and airport staff is checked and luggage is disinfected before being placed on conveyor belts.
  • Onboard Safari or Daily dive boats, the vessels will operate at a reduced capacity and the wearing of face masks is obligatory
 
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Country:      Indonesia
Adventure Program:      Indo Aggressor and Raja Ampat Aggressor (Operational)
Last Updated:      10-Jun-2020   10:15 EST
Arrival Restrictions:      
On June 8th the country began phased re-opening.  Limited domestic air operations were allowed to resume with the government is still regulating people’s movements from one region to another within the country.  International arrivals for tourism are still suspended.   The government has called on citizens to begin adapting to what it refers to as the “new normal” as it looks to gradually relax restrictions and reopen business under health protocols.  Restrictions are expected to ease through the end of June.
 
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Country:      Maldives
Adventure Program:      Maldives Aggressor II (Operational)
Last Updated:      18-June-2020  10:30 EST
Arrival Restrictions:      
The Maldives Government continues with a gradual loosening of restrictions.  The ministry of tourism announced that there will be no restrictions on nationalities or quarantine requirements when borders re-open.  Tourists will also be giving free on-arrival visa.  Maldives is planning on re-opening its borders sometime in July.
 
 
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Country:      Mexico
Adventure Program:      Socorro Aggressor (Operational)
Last Updated:      10-Jun-2020  10:15 EST
Arrival Restrictions:      
The Socorro Aggressor is scheduled to start its Guadalupe season on August 1, 2020.  At this time the yacht is working under the “Punto Limpio” operating guidelines established by the Mexican Government’s Health Secretary and Tourism Bureau.   Everyone is anticipating an announcement of the opening date and operating guidelines regarding travel through the USA/Mexico land border.  Once those are revealed they will be implemented as well.
 
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Country:      Oman
Adventure Program:      Oman Aggressor (Operational)
Last Updated:      15-Apr-2020   12:00 EST
Arrival Restrictions:      
Omani authorities continue to suspend entry for all travelers into the Sultanate’s territories for all land, sea and airports except for citizens of Oman and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.
 
 
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Country:      Palau (Republic of)
Adventure Program:      Palau Aggressor II, Rock Islands Aggressor (Operational)
Last Updated:      21-Apr-2020 16:35
Arrival Restrictions:      
The government of Palau has extended its closure to foreign travelers indefinitely. 
 
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Country:      Philippines
Adventure Program:      Philippines Aggressor (Operational)
Last Updated:      23-Jun-2020   17:00 EST
Arrival Restrictions:      
All international flights remain suspended until July 1 and may be extended.  All sea and land borders are closed to foreign travelers.  Stay-at-home orders and a closure of non-essential businesses are part of the lockdown measures and will remain in place for areas that are high-risk.  Lower risk areas will be placed under a less strict quarantine.  Metro Manila remains under a General Community Quarantine (GCQ).  Under the GCQ, some restrictions on movement and public transport are lifted, and certain businesses allowed to resume.   Cebu City is at a higher-level Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) with more restrictions.
 
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Country:      Roatan (Honduras)
Adventure Program:      Roatan Aggressor (Operational)
Last Updated:      09-Jun-2020    16:30 EST
Arrival Restrictions:      
The Honduran government has been extending the closure of its borders and all international airports on a week by week basis.  There is no official announcement of a reopening date.  However, airlines have started scheduling flights into Roatan effective early August.
 
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Country:      Sri Lanka
Adventure Program:      Aggressor Safari Lodge (Operational)
Last Updated:      25-Jun-2020 15:15 EST
Know Before You Go Supplement:      <Click Here to Download>
Re-Opening Notes:      
Sri Lanka plans on reopening its borders to international tourism beginning August 1, 2020.
 
New arrival requirements and procedures for travelers to Sri Lanka can be found at:  
          https://www.srilanka.travel/
          Sri Lanka Travel FAQ (from June 5, 2020)
Guests are encouraged to monitor the site regularly as procedures are subject to change.
 
A summary of the procedures as of this posting date are:
  • Travelers will require a valid visa prior to traveling, which can be applied for online and has a $100 fee.     http://www.eta.gov.lk/slvisa/
  • A minimum 5-night stay in Sri Lanka is required.
  • Proof of medical insurance.
  • A negative PCR test is required before boarding your flight. The test should be no older than 72 hours before boarding.
  • A second PCR test will be administered on arrival at the airport (no charge).
  • A one-night hotel stay in Colombo or Negombo is required while awaiting test results.
 
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Country:      Turks & Caicos Islands
Adventure Program:      Turks and Caicos Aggressor II (Operational)
Last Updated:      25-Jun-2020   16:00 EST
Know Before You Go Supplement:      <Click Here to Download>
Re-Opening Notes:      
The Turks and Caicos Islands government has announced that Providenciales Airport will open for international passenger travel on July 22, 2020.   The first scheduled departure for the Turks and Caicos Aggressor is July 25, 2020.
 
New arrival requirements and procedures for travelers to the Turks and Caicos Islands can be found at:
          https://www.visittci.com/travel-info/turks-and-caicos-coronavirus-covid-19
Guests are encouraged to monitor the site regularly as procedures are subject to change.
 
A summary of the procedures as of this posting date are:
  • A COVID-19 PCR Swab Test with a Negative Result, must be presented upon arrival.  Test result must be taken within 72 hours of travel date.
  • Travel insurance is required.
 
Further information will be published by the government shortly.
 
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Country:      USA (State of Hawaii)
Adventure Program:      Kona Aggressor II (Operational)
Last Updated:      25-June-2020   17:20 EST
Arrival Restrictions:      
Following the June 16th lifting of Hawaii’s mandatory 14-day self-quarantine for interisland passengers, Governor Ige’s press conference on June 24th announced that starting August 1, travelers coming (from the mainland) to the Hawaiian islands who test negative for Coronavirus no more than 72 hours before arriving would be able to avoid the state’s mandatory quarantine.  The governor stressed that safeguards are in place including contact tracing and widespread testing, which will allow Hawaii to “live with the virus”.   Lt. Gov. Josh Green added that testing is part of a “multi-layered system” which also includes a travel form, health screening questions, and a temperature check upon arrival. 
 
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