Executive Order EO-2021-075 (updated 15 Nov 2021)
📄 EO-2021-075 was issued on 15 Nov 2021, and is effective immediately
😷 Masks covering mouth & nose are required for everyone, regardless of vaccination status, in public, indoor spaces, and outdoor spaces where there are 50 or more people.
🆔 The requirement to show proof of vaccination, or negative test results for lodging, restaurants, etc (as detailed below) will apply to kids aged 5 to 11 years beginning 15 January 2022.
🏟️ All attendees at large events must show proof of vaccination. If the event venue chooses to admit people who are not fully vaccinated (but show a negative test result instead), then the capacity of the venue will be limited to 50%. Kids aged 5 to 11 must provide negative test results (until 01 Feb 2022, at which point they will need to be vaccinated).
Current COVID-19 Mandates, with no end date (updated 15 Nov 2021)
😷 Masks covering mouth & nose are required for everyone, regardless of vaccination status, in public, indoor spaces, and outdoor spaces where there are 50 or more people.
🏨 In order to check-in to any lodging facility (short-term rentals, AirBNB, hotels, resorts, etc), all members of your party are required to show either (a) vaccination card showing that you are "fully vaccinated", (b) negative test results of test administered no more than 72 hours prior to your arrival, or (c) evidence of positive test in last 3 months along with documentation proving your recovery. This applies to all people 2 (two) years old and older. If you are unvaccinated and staying more than a week, you are required to show new negative test results weekly. Effective 16 Aug 2021, per executive order EO-2021-062.
🍔 In order to be admitted to a bunch of different places (restaurants, bars, theaters, tours, excursions, casinos, etc) you are required to show either (a) vaccination card showing that you are "fully vaccinated", (b) negative test results of test administered no more than 72 hours prior to your arrival, or (c) evidence of positive test in last 3 months along with documentation proving your recovery. Other types of businesses may, at their option, require this documentation to access their facility. This applies to all people 12 (twelve) years old and older. Effective 23 Aug 2021, per executive order EO-2021-063.
✈️ All domestic travelers arriving in Puerto Rico are are required to show either (a) vaccination card showing that you are "fully vaccinated", (b) Vacu-ID issued by the Government of Puerto Rico in the CESCO app on your mobile device, (c) negative test results of test administered no more than 72 hours prior to your arrival, or (d) evidence of positive test in last 3 months along with documentation proving your recovery. This applies to all people 2 (two) years old and older.If you are un-vaccinated and do not have negative results when you arrive to PR, you have 48 hours to produce those results. Otherwise you will be fined $300 per person. See the PR Government Travel Safe site for details, and to submit your contact tracing information

Save with Puerto Rico Coupon sites

Puerto Rico Coupon Sites

For both locals and tourists alike, there are a lot of really great things to enjoy in Puerto Rico — the food, the adventures, the relaxing beauty. But, when you’re busy enjoying yourself, the expenses can add up a lot quicker than you realize. But, thankfully, Puerto Rico has finally joined in the online-coupon trend that helps save everyone some money on the things they want to do.

Many Different Ways to Save

We had always purchased the entertainment book for BOGO dining options and discounts at local stores. But now, in the internet age, the book is no longer even available for Puerto Rico and there are a number of new, free discount websites that help keep a little more money in our pocketbooks.

Here in Puerto Rico, the local discount sites are Gustazos, Gozagoza,Ofertadeldia, Ofertones.

Each of the discount offers on these sites provide a 50% (or more) savings on all sorts of things, like restaurants, outdoor tours/activities, and lodging. They also offer huge discounts on more local, day-to-day-living kinds of things, like haircuts, dog grooming, and lawn maintenance.

Each of these sites has a new discount offer every day, and there is lots of variety in the offerings. There is sure to be something that piques your interest at least once per week.

How They Work

Once you register with a site, they send you daily offers via email or Facebook. Each of the offers is limited, by either a total number available for purchase, or a deadline by which they must be purchased. If you find one you like, you buy it on-line with a credit card. Once the offer is over, you will receive a notice (usually via email) that you print out and take with you when you want to use it. Some request that you make a reservation and tell them you will be using a coupon. But that’s it — really simple and easy.

One catch for English speakers is that all of these sites are in Spanish, though Gustazos has an English option.

Caveat Emptor

You really have to read the offers carefully to make sure you can use them during their valid period. There are no refunds. so, if you don’t use it, you loose it.

As a tourist, you need to be especially flexible when scheduling outdoor activities that might be canceled due to weather. If an activity is canceled and cannot be rescheduled during your time on the island, you’ll forfeit your trip and you won’t be offered a refund.

Also, check what is and is not covered so there are no surprises. Things like sales tax (IVU, by its Spanish initials) and tips are usually extra and payable on the day of the service.

And one other thing that has I have discovered: reserve the date/tour ASAP- they usually sell hundreds of these discounts and dates sell out quickly. If you want a specific date/time, reserve it right after buying the coupon (or even check if it is available before buying).

Personally, I have used the first three places on the list quite a few times. We have been able to try new restaurants and adventure tours. We’ve really enjoyed getting the discount, and (so far) with no problems at all.

PuertoRicoDayTrips.com assumes no responsibility regarding your safety when participating in the activities described in this article. Please use common sense! If your mother or that little voice in your head tells you that you are about to do something stupid … then don't do it! Read more about Safety →

Comments & Discussion

There are 8 comments on this article.

I hope it will works.

Comment by dandan xu on 13 May 2016

I believe they just filed for bankruptcy 5 days ago. Try calling them if you have a phone number.

Comment by Gwenn on 12 Jan 2016

I tried to access www.groopanda.com but the site is down. I wanted to check my account to verify any credits or unused coupons

Comment by william arce on 12 Jan 2016

Look at the sites mentioned in the article.

Comment by Gwenn on 27 Oct 2015

My family of 4 adults and a three yr old are going to San Juan for 6 days of Dec 20 to 26. All discounts would help especially for excursions and meals. Please help if you can. Thanks

Comment by Melody Silvey on 27 Oct 2015

I'm going to Puerto Rico For 7 day in July. I plan to have fun, I just don't want to break the bank.

Comment by Tanesha Shankle on 28 Jun 2015

We had them, but the website address changed. All fixed now!

Comment by Gwenn on 11 Jul 2013

Don't forget www.groopanda.com !!

Comment by Daniel on 11 Jul 2013

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