Saturday, August 1, 2020

Friday, July 24, 2020

Aruba ED Card Tutorial

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Aruba Visitors Insurance

The Aruba Visitors Insurance is a mandatory insurance that helps protect you against medical- and non-medical expenses incurred if you test positive for COVID-19 during your stay in Aruba.

Frequently Asked Questions

Monday, July 13, 2020

2020 Guide to Aruba Weddings: Packages, Venues, & More

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Begin your lifetime of love, adventure and happiness on the island known for both: Aruba. Get the details you need about planning a wedding in Aruba. Read MORE

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Saturday, June 27, 2020

Aruba's Airport is Cleared for Landing!

#AUACLEARED4LANDING

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Divi Resorts Introduces New “Clean Check” Program to Prepare for Reopening

Divi Resorts’ new CLEAN CHECK Program offers enhanced hygiene standards and health and safety measures across all areas of their Caribbean resorts

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CHAPEL HILL, NC — For over 50 years, Divi Resorts has been a leader in the Caribbean with an active focus on implementing strict cleaning and hygiene protocols at all of their resorts to ensure guests enjoy healthy and safe vacations. The company has reviewed every area of their health and cleanliness procedures to safeguard and protect both guests and staff and address changing consumer expectations ahead of reopening on Aruba, Barbados, Bonaire and St. Maarten.

Divi’s stringent new CLEAN CHECK program follows the recommendations of the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Ministries of Health on each island.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Aruba Open for Happiness

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Essential, must read information for all travelers to Aruba

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The following information reflects the most up-to-date information as it pertains to Aruba’s reopening protocols and procedures. Aruba’s health and safety protocols will be revisited and reevaluated on an ongoing basis. Based on the ever-changing situation, we recommend all visitors check Aruba.com frequently for any changes to dates, markets, required procedures and more. This information is subject to change at the discretion of the Government of Aruba.

Reopening dates & permitted regions and countries

As of June 10, 2020, the government of Aruba officially announced the country will reopen its borders and once again welcome inbound travel. The decision to reopen borders, which were closed due to COVID-19 restrictions in early-March, was made in conjunction with the Aruba Department of Public Health (DPH) and took into consideration the ongoing guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO), The Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States.

Saturday, June 6, 2020

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Aruba Tourism Authority First to Offer Couples 'Happily Ever After Guarantee' Pandemic Postponement Policy

Couples can now book their dream 2021 destination weddings and honeymoons with confidence

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ORANJESTAD, Aruba, May 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Aruba Tourism Authority has announced the 'Happily Ever After Guarantee,' a postponable, destination booking policy for couples dreaming of booking a 2021 wedding or honeymoon, but are worried about COVID-19 affecting future travel.

Couples can now book their event of a lifetime with the participating hotel or resort venues of their choice with confidence, knowing their special occasion can be postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic issues, by providing a 30-day notice period (1). As part of Aruba's 'Happily Ever After Guarantee' program, weddings and honeymoons booked for 2021 can be postponed for up to a year from the original event date.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Saturday, May 16, 2020

#HappinessWillPrevail - Aruba's way of staying Together While Apart



In these unprecedented times, there’s one thing we could all use right now: a break! So we’re sharing some calm and lightness, with little ways to bring Aruba into your home.

Crossword, Word Search, Scramble - test your knowledge of One happy island!

We’ve collected beautiful Aruba images for your mobile phone, desktop computer or video meetings. Represent Aruba!

Let the kiddies show off their creativity. Get out those crayons, you’re gonna need a lot of beautiful Aruba blue!

Find it all at aruba.com!

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Tentative plans for reopening Aruba’s borders


Tentative plans for reopening Aruba’s borders announced. Read MORE

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Aruba Save The Date

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Looking for a map save the dates for your Aruba destination wedding? The original wedding map  watercolor illustrations make it creative, yet modern calligraphy-inspired script fonts ensure it’s inviting. Colorful and festive! MORE

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Aruba lockdown 23-03-2020

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Dreaming of a Better Tomorrow and Future Vacations with Friends & Family

Divi Resorts Launches New Divi Devotion Discount Program

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Divi Resorts is offering new ways to provide affordable, worry-free Caribbean vacations and help fulfill customers’ dreams of future travel and better days ahead.

We know times are tough, but we’ve heard from many of our loyal customers that even with today’s concerns, they dream of a better tomorrow and returning to our beautiful Caribbean islands to share precious time together with family and friends.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (PRWEB) APRIL 02, 2020- Divi Resorts is working hard to find ways to provide affordable, worry-free Caribbean vacations and help fulfill customers’ dreams of future travel and better days ahead.
“We know times are tough, but we’ve heard from many of our loyal customers that even with today’s concerns, they dream of a better tomorrow and returning to our beautiful Caribbean islands to share precious time together with family and friends. Everyone at Divi Resorts wants to help make that dream a reality. So, when our customers are ready to make a travel commitment, we’re here to provide them with fantastic pricing, a worry-free cancellation policy, loyalty rewards, book now and pay over time initiatives and more,” said Marco Galaverna, Divi Resorts President & COO.
Divi’s newest program, the Divi Devotion Discount offers travelers who sign up an additional 10% off the company’s already incredible 30% off sale from now until April 30, 2020. Travelers who register can book an all-inclusive stay for as low as $188 per person, per night, or a room only stay for as low as $134 per night now through April 30, 2020 for travel throughout 2020. Plus, customers don’t need a reservation to sign up and they can save even more when they package room and air.

Another new program Divi Resorts has recently implemented is the Worry-Free, Cancel Anytime Resort Guarantee to allow travelers to book with ease. Travelers who make a reservation from now until April 30, 2020 for travel through December 20, 2020 can cancel or modify their booking any time prior to arrival for any reason with no penalties or fees.

Two more programs that will help travelers save money is the book now and pay over time program and the Guestbook loyalty program which gives travelers an additional 5% cashback reward when they make reservations at Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort on Aruba and Divi Southwinds Beach Resort on Barbados! For more information on these programs, visit http://www.diviresorts.com/caribbean-promotion.htm choose the destination of your choice and select your travel dates to learn more.

Travelers looking for the ultimate peace of mind should consider purchasing travel insurance. Protecting a trip with travel insurance allows guests to cancel for any reason while enjoying added benefits such as 24-hour medical monitoring and emergency travel arrangements. Travel insurance must be purchased online at the time of booking to receive full benefits. Learn more at http://www.reservhotel.com/html/airlink/InsuranceBrochure2018.pdf.*

For reservations or more information on any of these programs please visit http://www.diviresorts.com or call 1-800-367-3484 (Toll-free US) or 1-919-419-3484 (International). For group reservations, please call 1-800-801-5550 or email groupsales@diviresorts.com.

Terms & Conditions: Visit http://www.diviresorts.com/devotion-discount.htm and http://www.diviresorts.com/caribbean-promotion.htm for full terms and conditions.

NEW Worry-Free, Cancel Anytime Resort Guarantee: All Divi Resorts cancellation and change penalties will be waived for new hotel bookings made from March 12 to April 30 for travel through December 20, 2020. Cancellations or changes must be made prior to arrival. This does not include airfare cancellations or changes. For questions regarding airfare please contact your airline directly or reach out to your travel insurance policyholder.

*Visit http://www.reservhotel.com/html/airlink/InsuranceBrochure2018.pdf for full information on trip insurance coverage, benefits, terms & conditions and pricing or contact iTravelInsured by phone at 1.866.347.6673 or via email at service@itravelinsured.com.

Saturday, April 4, 2020

30 Minutes of Happiness from One Happy Island.

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Coronavirus update: US airlines make major schedule cuts

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Here are the latest waivers and cancellations currently in place at U.S. airlines.

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Aruba COVID-19 situation UPDATE - March 15, 2020


Update from Queen Beatrix International Airport

On March 15, 2020 the Government announced a complete “Lockdown” for all international incoming passengers starting mid-night tomorrow (16th to the 17th), ending on the 31st of March 2020. Read MORE

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Aruba COVID-19 situation UPDATE - March 14, 2020

Update from Queen Beatrix International Airport

Yesterday afternoon the Government of Aruba (GOA) officially confirmed the first two cases that were tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. As a result, the GOA has taken the following measures that will impact operations at Queen Beatrix International Airport:

- Effective March 16th, 2020 (0:00 hrs UTC -4) until March 31st, 2020, it is prohibited to transport passengers to Aruba who within fourteen (14) days before his or her check-in for a flight bound to Aruba has been in the following countries/regions: China (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan), Singapore, Iran, Korea (Rep), Japan, the European Union, Great Britain, Switzerland or Norway. The above travel prohibition does not apply to:

1. Passengers who are legal residents of Aruba (passenger can prove this by showing an Aruban driving license or Aruban ID card), or
2. Passengers born in Aruba (place of birth is stated in passport).

- Screening at airport for arriving passengers starting March 14, 2020.

We understand that you may have a lot of questions at this time with regard to certain aspects related to the airport operation as a result of the recent developments.

We do advise that you contact your airline directly to verify if your flights to/from Aruba will continue as planned or if there are any changes as effects of the recent measures taken by the GOA.

Additionally you can always visit our website www.airportaruba.com to see live arrival and departure times to see if there are any changes.

We will continue you to provide you with the latest developments and updates as they become available. In the meantime, we highly encourage all staff members and passengers to take all the necessary precautions to protect the health of everyone. Tips are shared throughout the airport terminal and via our social media channels. Read MORE

Aruba's Official Statement Regarding Coronavirus


The government of Aruba's official statement on the Corona virus COVID-19 and how this affects you.

Quick facts on the status of COVID-19 in Aruba followed by an official statement from the Government of Aruba regarding traveler health requirements. Read HERE.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

The ultimate guilt-free vacation!

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How a luxury Aruba hotel became the first carbon neutral resort in the Caribbean without compromising on comfort and style

  • Ewald Biemans has transformed Bucuti & Tara into an eco-friendly resort
  • He began eliminating plastic at the Aruba beach resort in the 1980s
  • In 2018 the resort became the first in the Caribbean to become carbon neutral
  • Hotel is an adults-only 4 star resort nestled on the white-sand Eagle Beach

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Honeymoon Hashtag Hell

Social media pressure to take perfectly posed photographs may lead to the first argument as a married couple. Is it worth a fabulous Instagram shot if you are just having a horrible time? More

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Saturday, January 25, 2020

The Millennial Wedding Trend We Keep Seeing That Baby Boomers Hate

A millennial trend that baby boomers absolutely loathe: Getting married before you get married? Read MORE

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Saturday, January 4, 2020