If you’re fully vaccinated – as in, it’s been at least two weeks since your last dose – and you’re hoping to give mom a weekend getaway for Mother’s Day this year in the Bahamas or Mexico, there are offers to be made. Here are four of our favorites, with all prices based on a three-night stay from Friday May 7 through Monday May 10, 2021. To access member-only rates and discounts, sign up for free brand loyalty programs at the hotel like Marriott Bonvoy, Hilton Honors, World of Hyatt and IHG Rewards.
As of May 1, 2021, international travelers who are fully vaccinated will be allowed free entry into the Bahamas and travel to all islands – however, you will still be required to apply for a Bahamas travel health visa and upload proof. vaccination via the travel portal. Travelers who have not been fully vaccinated will still need to adhere to current Covid-19 testing and entry protocols, which include applying for a health visa for travel to the Bahamas, by showing proof of a negative Covid-19 PCR test carried out no later than five days before. on your flight and undergo a rapid Covid-19 antigen test if you are staying longer than four nights and five days.
If you’re looking for an all-inclusive resort getaway, the Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach on Grand Bahama Island is celebrating its reopening with 40% off when you book by June 2, 2021. Prices for the holiday weekend mothers start at $ 102 per night (for a three-night stay May 7-10) and includes free Wi-Fi, snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, full breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as all daily activities such as paddle boarding, a lounge chair and towel rental at the pool, nightly entertainment and theme nights. You will also have access to dance, diving and cooking classes, all swimming pools, gymnasiums and Jacuzzis. Onsite Covid-19 PCR testing is available at an additional cost. Don’t forget to make one before your flight back to the United States (more on that later).
Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa’s all-inclusive package includes daily breakfast, lunch and dinner, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, water activities, parking, minibar access and the service charge for up to two people. All-inclusive package rates for Mother’s Day weekend start at $ 322 per night, including taxes and fees, when you stay three nights May 7-10, plus free Covid-19 testing for two. on stays of at least three nights. Use promotional code NCL when booking online.
The Vitamin Sea, D + Me package at the Westin Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta gives you a private balcony, daily breakfast, healthy appetizer, poke bowl with a craft drink from El Palmar restaurant, and free use of a pergola during your stay. Use promo code BED to access rates starting at $ 129 per night for a three night stay over Mother’s Day weekend based on double occupancy. If you are staying three nights or more, the Covid-19 test for your return trip to the United States is included.
Along Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, the Marriott Cancún Resort offers bed and breakfast rates during Mother’s Day weekend starting at $ 189 per night, with a special offer for Marriott Bonvoy members that includes the small – daily lunch as well as 15% reduction in the restaurants of the complex and 15% off a gift at the spa. Up to four rapid Covid-19 antigen tests are available during your stay prior to your return to the United States
A quick note on traveling abroad
Although fully vaccinated travelers do not need to be tested for Covid-19 before a trip – anyone who is not fully vaccinated will still be required to be tested according to the travel guidelines they are going to. – all persons traveling abroad will have to present a negative test. results of a test performed within three days of your return flight back to the U.S. While some hotels and resorts offer Covid-19 testing as part of a package or at an additional cost, it is ultimately travelers to make sure this happens.
The CDC also recommends that those traveling abroad get tested for Covid-19 three to five days after their trip. Remember to wear a mask and practice social distancing throughout your time abroad, whether you are vaccinated or not, to protect others who have not yet been vaccinated.