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Travel Advisory - Zika Virus

The Zika virus, spread to people through mosquito bites has been recently reported in 25 countries, including Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico, Panama, Martinique, Haiti and Puerto Rico. The CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) is warning pregnant women against travel to those areas. According to the CDC, the illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. The most common symptoms of the Zika virus are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). There is no vaccine to prevent or medicine to treat Zika. The CDC advises travelers to take steps to prevent mosquito bites. Please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to learn more.

Additional Information:

World Health Organization
Cancun - Minister of Health
Mexico's Ministry of Health
Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic

 

CheapCaribbean's Zika Virus change and cancellation policy

In the early part of 2016, many airlines and hotels implemented relaxed cancellation/change polices for passengers traveling to affected destinations. However, most reservations needed to be made prior to April 2016 to qualify for these waivers. CheapCaribbean.com will waive CheapCaribbean.com cancel and/or change penalties but must honor all hotel and airline policies.Documentation is required. We are here to assist if you have any question or concerns, please reach out to us. 

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