Date: July 28, 2020
Location: Port of Spain
Event: The U.S. Embassy Port of Spain has been advised of a flight with commercial carrier JetBlue from Port of Spain to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) on Friday, July 31st for the purpose of repatriating U.S. citizens. We urge U.S. citizens (and U.S. Legal Permanent Residents) wishing to travel to the U.S. to contact the airline directly to book a seat on their website – www.jetblue.com. Individuals may opt to call JetBlue’s reservation line but should expect long wait times.
The website is the quickest way to ensure you can book a seat.
The U.S. Embassy cannot book tickets or hotel reservations on behalf of a passenger. Baggage and pet arrangements must be coordinated directly with the airline when purchasing tickets. Onward travel options from Fort Lauderdale is the responsibility of the traveler and should be made as soon as possible with available commercial airlines operating out of FLL airport.
The U.S. Embassy does not know when regularly scheduled commercial flights to the United States will resume. Currently, there are no other scheduled flights to the United States or other countries. U.S. citizens who choose not to take this flight should be prepared to remain in Trinidad and Tobago until commercial air travel resumes.
Travelers are reminded that you must have valid travel documents to board this flight. Please check that you have a valid U.S. passport or valid foreign passport and U.S. Legal Permanent Resident card (green card). If you need assistance with emergency documentation please contact the embassy immediately at ACSPOS@state.gov or call 622-6371.
Note that if you are experiencing any symptoms such as fever, coughing, sneezing or shortness of breath you will not be allowed to board the flight. Please do not come to the airport if you have any of these symptoms.
Please do *not* contact the U.S. Embassy to make a flight reservation.
- COVID-19 information page on travel.state.gov
- CDC page on COVID-19
- Travel.state.gov Country Information and Travel Advisory
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.
U.S. Embassy Port of Spain
15 Queen’s Park West
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Telephone + (868) 622-6371
Emergency + (868) 622-6371, then press 1.
Fax + (868) 822-5955