UPDATE: Express des Iles to operate this weekend; passengers arriving in St. Lucia will be quarantined

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UPDATE: Express des Iles to operate this weekend; passengers arriving in St. Lucia will be quarantined

(PRESS RELEASE) — For All Saint Lucians in Martinique and Saint Lucians with loved ones in Martinique: The Department of External Affairs is in receipt of information from the Consulate General of Saint Lucia in Martinique advising that the EXPRESS DES ILES shuttle will operate this weekend on the Saint Lucia stopover as follows:-

Friday, March 20: Fort de France (1:15 p.m.) to Castries (arrival at 2:45 p.m.)

Sunday, March 22: Fort de France (1:15 p.m.) to Castries (arrival at 2:45 p.m.)

The Express des Isles offices will be re-opened on Friday, March 20 at 8:30 a.m. to facilitate Saint Lucians in Martinique who wishes to travel back to Saint Lucia.

The Consulate advises that all persons who require to modify or buy tickets should present themselves at the ticket booth very early in an effort to alleviate last-minute disruptions. Kindly note that tickets can also be purchased on the Express des Isles website or call center.

The Department of External Affairs informs that in keeping with the protocol guidelines established for COVID-19, ALL passengers, upon arrival in Saint Lucia, will be either quarantined, isolated or asked to self-quarantine, depending on the symptoms exhibited by each passenger.

Further, the travel restriction on persons with a travel history within the last 14)days from Hong Kong, Republic of Korea, Japan, Italy, Singapore, Spain, France, Germany, Iran, and the United Kingdom is still in effect.

Persons who travel from the United States within the last 14 days to Saint Lucia and who develop respiratory-related symptoms will be isolated and tested for COVID-19.

The Department also advises that all persons in Saint Lucia who are aware of family members or friends in Martinique who wishes to travel back home on Express de Iles should contact the Department of External Affairs at telephone number 1 758 468-4514 to provide the following pertinent information: –

– Name of Passenger
– Precise Address where the passenger will be staying in Saint Lucia
– Contact telephone number for the passenger in Saint Lucia
– Or they can also email that information to the following address:-
[email protected]

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