A Surge in British Virgin Islands Tourism with New Visa-Free Policies

The BVI has become a favorite destination for leisure travelers, especially with the new visa-free entry policy.

Citizens from 98 countries can travel visa-free to the British Virgin Islands:

Botswana, Eswatini, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Bangladesh, Brunei, Cyprus, India, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Turkey

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

North America:
Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominica, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States

Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

South America:
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Uruguay, Venezuela

The British Virgin Islands are enjoying a tourism resurgence in 2023-24. Global tourist arrivals have rebounded significantly, reaching 1.3 billion in 2023. The number of visitors surged, showing a strong recovery from previous years. The islands attracted a diverse array of tourists, fueling the local economy. High-profile visitors were drawn to the luxury villas and pristine beaches, resulting in higher occupancy rates.