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Updated April 19, 2022

Greater Miami & Miami Beach Travel Information

Miami-Dade County COVID Guidelines

  • There is currently no curfew in Miami-Dade County.

Masks/Facial Coverings

There is currently no mask mandate in Miami-Dade County, however we do encourage you to be safe! Face masks and coverings are optional but do practice social distancing when you are exploring our beautiful tropical paradise!
Facial masks and coverings are optional for Miami-Dade County public transit, Miami International Airport and PortMiami. Please inquire with other public transportation options such as Brightline, taxis, Uber and Lyft as they may have their own mask rules.

The Greater Miami & Miami Beach Destination Pledge

Greater Miami is taking steps to help stop the spread of the coronavirus and keep visitors and residents healthy. Throughout various tourism touch points in the destination, partners are pledging to adhere to the highest standards for mitigation of communicable diseases to help reduce the spread of the COVID-19.
The Greater Miami & Miami Beach Destination Pledge is implemented at several tourism touch points throughout the community including at Miami International Airport and PortMiami as well as local attractions, museums, hotels, retail and dining establishments.

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Hotels

Visitors are encouraged to call their hotel directly to learn specific guidelines to follow while on property.
Hotels are encouraged to do the following:

  • Minimize shared touch surfaces such as kiosks, tablets, pens, credit cards, receipts, and keys.
  • Make guest room service, laundry and dry-cleaning services, and amenity deliveries available using contactless pick-up and delivery protocols.
  • Remove or limit paper amenities in guest rooms and supplement with digital material or make materials available upon request.
  • Valets should be provided with hand sanitizer and should use sanitizer before and after parking vehicles. 

Restaurants

Restaurants are permitted to offer indoor and outdoor dining at up to 100% capacity.
Restaurants are encouraged to do the following:

  • Offer takeout and delivery services.
  • Offer a QR code to view menus digitally and touchless payment options.

Visit MiamiEats for access to delivery and take out menus for hundreds of restaurants across Greater Miami and Miami Beach.

Banquet, Meeting and Convention Spaces

Convention and Meeting Spaces as well as Banquet Facilities are fully open and indoor consumption of food and beverages as well as live performances at these venues is allowed.

Miami Beach and the Miami Beach Convention Center

The Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC) has developed and deployed health and safety measures to support safe live events and gatherings.

There are COVID-19 testing and vaccine sites throughout the destination which operate seven days a week with no appointment necessary. For information on testing sites, click here.

Entertainment Venues

Movie theaters, concert houses, auditoriums, playhouses, bowling alleys, arcades, and indoor amusement facilities are open. Indoor consumption of food and beverages as well as live performances at these venues is allowed, with restrictions.

Malls, Stores and Retail Shops

Retail establishments are encouraged to do the following:

  • Make hand sanitizing dispensers or sanitizer available at entrances and in common areas.
  • Offer use of home delivery, curbside pickup, or “appointment only shopping” for customers.
  • Consider special store hours for seniors and vulnerable guests.

Spa's, Gyms & Wellness Facilities

If you would like to visit a wellness facility, please make sure to call direct and learn of any specific guidelines.
Gyms, studios, and fitness centers are encouraged to establish the following:

  • Designated staff responsible for sanitizing, cleaning, and supervision during each shift.
  • Gyms should provide sanitizing wipes near the lockers or in the locker room.

Travel Information for Visitors to Miami

Air Travel

For the most up-to-date information on travel restrictions, please check with the US Department of State and the CDC Guidance for Travel as guidelines and restrictions continue to evolve.

CDC Travel Requirements

  • All air passengers coming to the United States, including U.S. citizens, are required to have a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before they board a flight to the United States. See the Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

Cruise Travel

All cruise lines have activated operations, but some sailings continue to be cancelled due to Covid-19. The CDC recommends that cruise ships operating in U.S. choose to participate in the CDC’s COVID-19 Program for Cruise Ships.

For your convenience, following are some of Greater Miami's top cruise lines and their updates.

Public Transportation

Masks are optional on Miami-Dade County public transportation. Please inquire with other public transportation options such as Brightline, taxis, Uber and Lyft as they may have their own mask rules.

General Information Sites

Although international visitors are required to be fully vaccinated, Miami-Dade County will continue to offer free vaccination and testing sites to everyone living in or visiting our County to ensure a safe season.

On-site Covid-19 testing at Miami International Airport is available to passengers, employees and visitors at two convenient locations. There is no age requirement but patients under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Test costs range from $79 to $179. For more information, click here

On-site Covid-19 testing is available at no charge at various Miami-Dade County locations. For more information and locations, click here

Warning flags on South Beach lifeguard stand
Warning flags can be seen on lifeguard stands

Hurricane Preparedness and Resources

Hurricane season officially begins June 1 and runs through November 30.

  • Find out if you are in a Hurricane Evacuation Zone, and use our 10-step checklist to make sure you are prepared:
  • Download the Ready Miami-Dade (Ready MDC) mobile application from the County's Office of Emergency Management, available via Google Play and the App Store store.

Additional Resources:

Miami-Dade County Hurricane Guide

Miami-Dade County Emergency Evacuations

Emergency Evacuation Assistance Program (EEAP)

Miami Beach Hurricane Evacuation Pick-Up Points

City of Miami Beach Emergency Preparedness

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