Saturday, March 25, 2017

Going to Suriname? Get the Yellow fever vaccine


Caribbean Airlines (CAL) is advising all citizens with intentions of travelling to Suriname to ensure they have had their yellow fever vaccine and documentation to support it.

In a press release, the national carrier said, "Caribbean Airlines has been advised that the Ministry of Health, Suriname will be conducting intensified checks on yellow fever immunization for travelers from yellow fever risk regions. These regions include but are not limited to: Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Venezuela."

Head of Corporate Communications, Dionne Ligoure stated: “To ensure an uninterrupted travel experience, Caribbean Airlines is recommending that all persons intending to travel, make certain that their vaccinations are up to date. Persons are advised to carry their International Immunization Card with proof of valid Yellow Fever and other vaccinations when travelling to Suriname.”

Customers are responsible for meeting all documentation and proof of citizenship requirements for travel. Failure to comply with these Ministry of Health requirements could result in inconvenience and additional expenses to be borne by the traveller.