Hawaii Lifts Quarantine & Villas Are The Way To Go
By Everett Potter
The biggest travel news this week is that at long last, as of October 15, Hawaii has lifted its quarantine restrictions. The state is now requiring that visitors have a negative Covid-19 test taken 72 hours before arrival. In addition, Maui and Kauai are asking for voluntary secondary testing for visitors while the Big Island of Hawaii requires secondary rapid screening upon arrival. Visit this link to see details on Hawaii’s Safe Travel FAQ.
While it’s too soon to say how successful this will approach be, visitors have already started arriving and those with an eye to a winter retreat are looking at villa rentals. Exotic Estates, a company that has one of the finest selections of island properties that I’ve come across, has a range of luxury properties on Maui, Kauai and the Big Island that seem ideal for social distancing. All of them benefit from being designed for the kind of indoor/outdoor living that defines a Hawaiian holiday home …