Saturday 24 October, 2020

Government providing assistance with emergency travel needs

The Cayman Islands Government has set up a hotline for residents who have an urgent need to leave the Cayman Islands.

Some examples of circumstances in which emergency travel is required are medical or compassionate reasons, for visitors who didn’t make the last flights or for third country repatriations due to hardship etc.

The Emergency Travel hotline number is 244 3333 and will be staffed Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm.

There are no quick answers and no guarantees that a solution will be provided but the situation is fluid and changing daily.   The call handlers may not be able to resolve individual situations or questions. Please be realistic about what support might be offered.

Personnel are there to take down the details which will inform government's discussions with the UK, other partners and airlines regarding an air-bridge.

Government advises the public to only call the hotline if it is urgent and please be patient. The helpline is manned by a limited number of staff.  If you can’t get through, keep trying. 

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