Flight to San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU) | Travel during COVID Pandemic

*** Announced on June 30, 2020, starting July 15, 2020 all passengers to Puerto Rico will need to have proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival, (performed within last 72 hours) or you will be required to quarantine for 14 days.

What is it like flying into San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU) airport during the pandemic?

Here is my return flight to San Juan via Miami and Phoenix arriving on June 25, 2020.

Process and protocols are changing so be sure to double check with your airline for details. Currently there are limited domestic flights to San Juan. American Airlines and JetBlue had the most flight options, SouthWest and United had limited options. I could not find any flights to SJU on Delta, but flights are in constant flux for the entire summer of 2020.

Upon arrival to San Juan, Puerto Rico there are optional COVID-19 antibody blood tests available for passengers before baggage claim. There is no mandatory quarantine, but the blood test is strongly recommended. Results from the finger prick blood test are provided within 10 minutes and it is fast, easy, and free!

After baggage claim, each passenger is requested to provide flight information and contact details before existing the aiport. Masks are required everywhere in the SJU airport and public spaces around the island.

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