Wednesday 2 December, 2020

UPDATE: British Airways updates flights for December and January

British Airways has updated flights for December and January.

They are:

LONDON - CAYMAN
3 December 2020
8 December 2020
15 December 2020
5 January 2021
14 January 2021
28 January 2021

Flights will return to London the next day:

CAYMAN TO LONDON
4 December 2020
9 December 2020
16 December 2020
6 January 2021
15 January 2021
29 January 2021

If you are booked on any other dates than those listed above, you can contact British Airways directly at 1-866-805-9643 or https://www.britishairways.com. Or contact Cayman Travel on 949-5400, Info@caymantravel.ky or stop by the office in Elizabethan Square, GT. Cayman Travel is open from 9:00am - 1:00pm, Monday - Friday.

While British Airways is one of the two airline carriers approved by the Cayman Islands government to operate repatriation flights to Grand Cayman, not every flight or holiday marketed on the BA website is authorised to enter the Cayman Islands.

The Ministry of Tourism said it has received reports that travellers are booking flights and vacations which are not approved and ultimately end up being cancelled.  
 
To avoid booking a non-authorised flight, travellers are strongly encouraged to check official Cayman Islands Government (CIG) channels prior to making reservations.

"The dates of confirmed British Airways flights into Grand Cayman are posted on the inbound travel section of the Exploregov.ky website and are widely circulated via the CIG’s social media channels. Travellers who book flights that have not been posted on official CIG channels do so at their own risk and may incur additional fees when changing their booking to an authorised flight," the ministry said in a release.
 
It added: "Until normal commercial airline service resumes, the air bridge between the UK and the Cayman Islands is providing a vital link between the two countries. However, because entry into the islands is restricted to repatriation flights only, service is limited. The public is therefore urged to only consider travelling if it is essential and unavoidable."   
  
Travel Cayman Application Process

Persons wishing to travel to Cayman must first register their travel request using the Travel Cayman online portal and must select their preferred quarantine option as part of their application process. If the traveller will quarantine with non-travelling household members, their details must also be entered at the same time. Questions or concerns should be directed to the Travel Cayman team by emailing TravelCayman@gov.ky or by calling 743 8463 between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. The web address for the Travel Cayman portal is https://www.exploregov.ky/TravelCayman. 
 
 

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