Madeira will reopen to tourism on the 1st of July – What you need to know (COVID-19)

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Welcome back to Madeira

From 1 July 2020, Madeira will welcome tourists to the island again, and the compulsory quarantine will be lifted.

We are proud of the results, which were achieved after the quick intervention of our government: anyone who did arrive had to spend 14 days in quarantine, resulting in only 90 Covid-19 infections and no deaths. This makes Madeira one of the safest places to travel. To keep both tourists and residents safe, the government has taken extraordinary measures, which you need to know.

What you need to know before coming to Madeira

The Government of the Autonomous Region of Madeira (RAM) has defined, concerning the Standardization Plan for Air Accessibility, to be in force as of July 1, regarding travellers to the airports of Madeira and Porto Santo:

  1. Filling out and submitting the epidemiological survey.
  2. Thermal Screening
  3. COVID-19 test. Passengers landing at airports in the Autonomous Region of Madeira with a negative test for COVID-19 disease, carried out within 72 hours prior landing time, in laboratories certified by national and international authorities, upon landing, proceed to their destination, upon presentation of the corresponding report. This report can also be submitted, in advance, together with the inquiry referred to in point 1. Passengers landing at airports in the Autonomous Region of Madeira who have not tested for COVID-19 disease will do so at the respective airport, upon arrival, with an estimated maximum period of 1 hour to complete the inherent process. After carrying out the test as mentioned earlier, the passenger will proceed to their destination, being exempted from mandatory confinement, respecting the rules of social distance, use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and health safety. The test result will be reported to the passenger within the next 12 hours.
  4. Monitoring. All passengers will be monitored through an APP (mobile application) of the Regional Health Authority, of voluntary, but recommended use, or by telephone contact.
  5. Positive test result for COVID-19 disease. The passenger will be directed to a designated hotel and cohabitants (direct contacts) will be subject to mandatory confinement. After 7 days, the passenger will be subjected to a new test for COVID-19 disease, for decision by the Regional Health Authority.
  6. Repatriation. The Government of the Autonomous Region of Madeira collaborates with all Diplomatic Authorities and Operators involved. Passengers’ travel insurance must cover all charges related to repatriation operations.

Keep up to date

We will do our best to keep this information up to date, however, please confirm with the regional authorities as well, by clicking on this link.

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Contact Us

For more information about VIP RC Transports COVID-19 extraordinary measures, please email us to vip.rct@gmail.com.

 

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