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COVID-19 Travel Information 

Greater Fort Lauderdale welcomes visitors while taking necessary precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Pledge sealVisit Lauderdale's highest priority is the safety and well-being of visitors and residents. Locations throughout Greater Fort Lauderdale (Broward County) and its 31 cities are ensuring Safe + Clean experiences. Everyone is asked to keep a mask with them at all times and wear when social distancing can’t be maintained or when required. Mask wearing policies vary inside local businesses but are required at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Port Everglades and on public transportation, including buses, Brightline, Tri-Rail, taxi’s, Uber and Lyft.

For ongoing updates, visit Broward.org/Coronavirus.


COVID-19 testing is available by appointment for travelers with scheduled flights at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Tests at the airport require a fee. Find details here. Find information on other testing sites throughout Greater Fort Lauderdale here. 

Tests are available at a variety of drive-through and walk-up testing sites for anyone of any age, including non-residents. 

All Floridians are now eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine as prescribed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is age 18+ for ​Moderna and Johnson & Johnson and age 5 and older​ for Pfizer. The CDC recommends booster shots in certain populations. No appointment is required at any vaccination site run by Florida Department of Health in Broward.​ Boosters are also available from many retail pharmacies, private physician offices and other providers. 


All beach areas in Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County are open including:

  • Dania Beach
  • Deerfield Beach 
  • Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
  • Hallandale Beach
  • Hillsboro Beach
  • Hollywood
  • Hollywood North Beach Park
  • Lauderdale-By-The-Sea
  • Pompano Beach

City of Fort Lauderdale Beach Parking is available at city parking garages, surface lots and on-street metered parking areas along Fort Lauderdale beach. Find a map, rates and more info here.


Many restaurants and bars in Greater Fort Lauderdale offer outdoor seating. Each business may decide whether to customers are required to wear a mask when entering restaurants or when waiting in line or walking to registers, pickup counters or restrooms. 


Open Attractions & Activities

Some may require the use of masks. You are encouraged to carry a mask with you.

Temporarily Closed Attractions

 Parks that are Open - Plenty of Room to Roam in These Wide Open Spaces:

Parks that are Closed:

  • Boulevard Gardens & Community Center
  • Carpenter House
  • Deerfield Highlands Nature Preserve
  • Franklin Park
  • Lafayette Hart Park
  • Roosevelt Gardens Park


  • Banks
  • Doctor's offices
  • Gas stations
  • Grocery stores
  • Hair and Nail Salons
  • Hardware, gardening and building material stores
  • Hospitals, Urgent Care Centers, COVID-19 public testing sites
  • Pharmacies
  • Post offices and shipping centers
  • Restaurants for dine-in service
  • Retail stores
  • Shopping Malls
  • Spas
  • Youth summer camps at museums and parks

Open Shopping Areas

  • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is open. Check with airlines for flight information. 
    • Valet parking service at the airport is temporarily suspended.
    • FLLy Safer, FLLy Smarter, FLLy Better campaign implements CDC best practices to provide a safe and clean experience from
      check-in to departure and at the auto rental center. 
  • Port Everglades The CDC has lifted the no-sail order for cruise lines pending safety agreements with each line. 
    • ​Individual cruise lines will announce dates as they confirm sailings from Fort Lauderdale.
    • Balearia Caribbean - Ferry service to the Bahamas has resumed to Bimini and Grand Bahama Island. 
  • Brightline train service is running.
  • Broward County Transit provides economical service throughout the Greater Fort Lauderdale area including the airport. 
  • Fort Lauderdale Community Shuttle provides free and convenient transportation to Fort Lauderdale Beach, Las Olas Boulevard and downtown.
  • Tri-Rail train service provides service from Miami through Greater Fort Lauderdale and to West Palm Beach.  

*All event dates are subject to change.

  • Locations throughout Greater Fort Lauderdale have adopted the Safe + Clean Pledge. Look for the Visit Lauderdale Safe + Clean signage at hotels, restaurants, shops and other businesses. 
  • Visit Lauderdale's highest priority remains the safety and well-being of our visitors and residents and we continue to monitor information from local, state and federal health and government officials.
  • Every traveler should monitor news and notifications and make decisions based on their needs.