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Is it Safe to Travel to Cabo San Lucas?

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Traveling to Los Cabos: What you need to know

Los Cabos, has always been a popular tourist destination and that remains true in a post-pandemic world. When the Mexican borders reopened to tourists, hotels started booking between 48.7 percent and 61.5 percent occupancy for the summer season, which has been a welcome change for the resort town.

Los Cabos earned the “Safe Travels” stamp of approval from The World Travel & Tourism Council and is the world’s first destination to be VERIFIED — a health and safety initiative launched in partnership with Sharecare and Forbes Travel Guide. The program requires verification of over 360 expert-validated standards at the majority of the destination’s hotels and resorts.

COVID guidelines in Cabo and how to get tested

Masks or face coverings are currently required in Los Cabos in public areas except when eating, drinking or swimming. All hotels, villas and timeshares in Los Cabos are equipped with the required antigen Covid-19 test and medical personnel on-site. As a last resort, the Los Cabos International Airport has antigen and PCR testing stations available as well. Select hotels in Cabo offer the antigen test complimentary for hotel guests. Other hotels charge a discounted fee for an antigen test (rates vary by hotel). When you receive your test results online, make sure to request a printed copy from the hotel’s concierge as a backup.

Currently, several major airlines are flying to Cabo from all over the United States, including Southwest, American Airlines, United and Delta. All travelers are required to wear masks on public transportation, including planes, buses and inside airports. Passengers flying into the United States, including those who are fully vaccinated, are also required to show proof of a negative Covid test no more than three days prior to travel.