FRENCH POLYNESIA ENTRY REQUIREMENTS – AIR TAHITI NUI FLIGHT SCHEDULE

French Polynesia has reopened to international tourism effective from July 15th, 2020. The Government has established strict entry requirements. These conditions of entry and stay in the country are applicable to all travelers arriving by air (except Covid-19 testing, children 5 and under exempt).

 

Starting from July 15th, 2020:

  • Quarantine measures will be lifted and French Polynesia’s borders will re-open to international tourism from all countries. All travelers (except Covid-19 testing, children 5 and under exempt) will be subject to the following mandatory conditions.
    • Prior to boarding:
      • Proof of a negative Covid-19 test (RT-PCR) molecular laboratory test, carried out within three days prior to their international air departure (e.g. if the flight departs on a Monday at 11pm, the passenger needs to take the test the preceding Friday).
      • RT-PCR Covid-19 test is mandatory for all passengers 6 years of age or older. The test has to be a molecular SARS-CoV-2 genome detection for Covid-19 by Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) performed by a qualified professional.
      • The document with the results of this test must clearly state:
        • A negative result
        • Test type being RT-PCR
        • Date test taken
        • Name of individual/passenger
        • The medical document must be issued by a Doctor, Hospital or Medical Clinic and must be presented to airline staff upon check-in prior to boarding the flight to French Polynesia

Please note that Antigen, Antibody, Self Testing or Rapid Tests of any kind, including rapid RT-PCR tests such as the Abbott ID are not accepted by the Health Authorities of French Polynesia and aircraft boarding will be denied.

 

Information on where to get a Covid-19 test within the Southern California area, or the rest of the US can be found on this webpage: https://www.airtahitinui.com/us-en/covid-19-testing-entry-french-polynesia-0

  • Complete the online Heath Document Etis.pf and obtain a receipt and authorization to travel. Present the receipt of the health registration from the Etis.pf platform (Electronic Travel Information System). A printout of this authorization receipt must be presented upon check-in together with the test results in order to be able to board the flight to French Polynesia and these documents will need to be presented upon arrival at Tahiti’s Faa’a international airport and carried with you while in Polynesia.
  • A traceability form distributed during the flight should be filled up and kept and carried with you while in Polynesia.
  • Required travel insurance or sign a declaration assuming all associated medical, confinement, or repatriation costs, should they fall ill during their stay.
  • During the stay:

 

In addition, all passengers over six years of age will be given a kit and will be required to carry out a self-sampling test four days after arrival and return it within the time limit and place indicated on the materials provided.
Customers who fail to comply with any of the above mandatory health measures will not be allowed to board.

 

Full details are posted on the Tahiti Tourisme website found here: https://tahititourisme.com/en-us/covid-19/?

Air Tahiti Nui has finalized its flight schedule between Los Angeles and Papeete for the months of July and August. Due to government restrictions not yet lifted between Europe and the US, all TN007/008 flights via LAX to Paris and Papeete have been withdrawn. The schedules for July and August are now confirmed as below:

 

 

Flight Schedule: August 1 - August 31*

*Schedules subject to change.

 

 

Flight Schedule: September 1 - October 31*

*Schedules subject to change.

 

To download this schedule in PDF format, click here

 

As flight schedules may change, please contact your travel provider or Air Tahiti Nui Reservations to reconfirm your itinerary.

 

 

 

Please watch for updates via email as well as our website, http://www.airtahitinui.com

 

 

Cordially

Air Tahiti Nui

 

 

 

 

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