Dear families and friends of dolphin aid,
To safely cope with the COVID-19 pandemic together, the corresponding regulations and protective measures must be observed. We would like to inform you here about the current situation for therapy trips. We gladly support you in realizing your dolphin therapy and are available to answer any questions.
Information from the German Foreign Office
for Austria and Switzerland
The Netherlands and Curaçao (Curaçao is an autonomous country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands)
and the USA
Please note that each country has its own entry requirements and that the COVID-19 risk-classification from and for other countries is different. This results in different and changeable entry, test and quarantine regulations.
In principle, a face-mask is required for flights. Please contact your airline for information on the current conditions and any exceptions.
Dolphin therapy at the CDTC on Curaçao
The therapy center CDTC continues to provide dolphin therapies. Please find the conditions and entry requirements for Curaçao here:
Government website Curaçao and Curaçao Tourist Board
Country classification list from Curaçao and Overview of entry requirements Curaçao
Germany is currently considered a country with a high COVID-19 risk for Curaçao. This means that either a negative PCR or antigen test is required before entering Curaçao. In addition, an antigen test after 3 days arrival on Curaçao is mandatory or proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. Proof of the negative test, the appointment of the 3-day-test on Curaçao and / or the protective vaccination must be provided with the digital entry registration at www.dicardcuracao.com.
For the transfer through the Netherlands (departure and arrival Amsterdam) within 12 hours, there are currently no additional requirements. The Netherlands is currently a country with a very high COVID-19 risk for Curaçao. The Netherlands currently classifies Curaçao as “yellow”. Information from the Dutch government for entry and exit.
Dolphin therapy at the IDC in Florida, USA
The IDC is currently closed for visits due to COVID-19 and offers Virtual Dolphin Programs. As soon as dolphin therapies can take place here again, we will be happy to inform you.
Entering the USA from Germany and the Schengen area for fully vaccinated persons is possible again. In addition to proof of the COVID-19 vaccination, a negative COVID-19 test is required for people aged 2 and over, which must not be older than 3 days upon departure.
Entry requirements Germany
The current entry regulations of the Federal Republic of Germany require for all travelers over the age of 12, from all countries, with all means of transport, a COVID-19 negative proof in accordance with the 3G rule. This means either fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 disease or tested negative. Overview entry regulations from the federal government.
The Netherlands, Curaçao and the USA are currently no COVID-19 high-risk areas for the Federal Republic of Germany. Information on entry and quarantine regulations for Germany.
Thank you very much for your trust and support. Please take good care of yourself and your loved ones and stay healthy.
Your dolphin aid team