News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – As the world continues to face challenges during the global pandemic, US Consul General Lee Rizzuto considers Bermuda to be “one of the safest destinations on the planet”.

The testing regime for COVID-19 on the island has been effective as the number of cases remain low. The strict protocol’s put in place for travellers and resident’s by the Government of Bermuda has limited risks island-wide, and has created a generally safe environment for many with the opening of the airport and resumption of most businesses.

On August, 7, 2020, in close coordination with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of State lifted the Global Level 4 Health Advisory, which was initially put in place on March 19, advising US citizens to avoid international travel. The lifting of the Level 4 Advisory has reduced the risk status for many countries, including Bermuda, to Global Level 3. All U.S. citizens are advised to read country specific Travel Advisories and U.S. Embassy and Consulate COVID-19 pages for updates on the impact of the virus worldwide.

We encourage US citizens to stay informed and follow updates on and to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive timely Alerts about evolving health and safety conditions in their planned destinations.

Visit the Consulate’s COVID-19 page for more information.

Official guidance for visitors can be found on the Government of Bermuda’s website –