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Please keep in mind that these guidelines may change at any time before or during your trip. They at are meant to help you navigate safely throughout your BCG Getaway Experience and provide a baseline of expectation.

 

BCG Guidelines, Safety Measures, and Q&A for Dominican Republic!

 

The SAFETY and WELLBEING of our BCG Guests and Colleagues is always Top Priority!

(GOOD PEOPLE + GOOD TIMES = A GREAT & SAFE BCG EXPERINCE!)

 

 

THE GOOD NEWS:

• Our Destination Management Company (Kingdom Travel LLC.) has executed five (5) successful trips. For that reason BLACK COUPLE GETAWAYS has full faith and confidence in their expertise to perform another “Safe and Successful” Black Couple Getaways Adventure again Valentines Weekend.

• Everyone coming on this Getaway is “required” to test negative within 7 days prior to coming to Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

• A very large percentage of people on the trip are fully vaccinated.

• Care & Cleanliness will be practiced and encouraged ALL weekend.

• This trip has the benefit, experience, knowledge of a several prior successfully executed BCG Getaways during 2020/2021 and the benefit of tested safety precautions that truly worked on our past trips.

• If you along with your significant other follow all of our instructions like those previous couples who came with us to to Gatlinburg and Jamaica did, then we feel very strong that you will have a safe and great time!

• ALL this is GOOD NEWS because all these precautions help us maximizes the chances of BCG having another Great “SAFE & FUN” Getaway!

 

 

TRIP GUIDELINES

• If anyone has tested positive or that will test positive for covid they have been or will be politely be removed from the BCG Trip for everyone’s continued safety.

• You and your Significant Other must go and take and submit a negative covid test ASAP if you have not already done so.

• The date on your “negative covid test” test must be dated no later than 7 days of your arrival. 

• You MUST ALSO BRING A PHYSICAL COPY OF YOUR NEGATIVE COVID TEST WITH YOU TO PRESENT ON THURSDAY/FRIDAY AT REGISTRATION.

• BCG strongly “suggests” all trip participants do their utmost “BEST” to quarantine themselves 1 weeks prior to the Dominican Republic Getaway. This again is just a suggestion.

• BCG strongly “suggests” all trip participants avoid any unnecessary contact with people 1 week prior to their departure. 

• BCG suggests all participants to bring several (2-4) face masks of their own.

• Mask/Face covering required to enter ALL BCG events. Once in the “BCG BUBBLE” everyone can choose to keep on or remove their masks if they like. 

• Guest will be required to wear a mask in public area of the resort if required by the resort and practice social distancing when checking in at the BCG Registration.

• Please be patient during the weekend and expect longer lines than normal due to social distancing at hotel, events, bar, parties etc…    

• BCG strongly “suggests” practicing social distancing the entire weekend. Fist bumps are the norm. 

• BCG strongly suggests all participants Bring their PMA (Positive Mental Attitude)! 😊

 

 

HOTEL SAFETY POLICY: 

In light of COVID and for precautionary measures contact the hotel directly for any questions you may have regarding their guidelines.

Public areas may include hotel lobbies, meetings and events spaces, restaurants and bars, and fitness centers.

Certain restaurants, pools and fitness areas may or may not be open as the situation changes daily. 

 

 

BCG THEME PARTIES & EEVENTS:

• Mask will be required to “enter” ALL BCG events and parties.

• BCG will have all parties as advertised (Rep Yo City, Coming To America Summer Edition and the White and Ocean Blue Affair).

• Please practice “social distancing of 6ft” while in line before entering the ballroom, at the bars and events during the weekend.   

• The parties will be set up to ensure social distancing but they will still be full fledge BCG Parties!!

 

** PLEASE LOAD THESE TWO APPS ON YOUR PHONE IMMEDIATELY! **

OFFICIAL BCG APP – Please load the “OFFICIAL” BCG TRIP App on your phone ASAP for trip Communication and Updates. Join via this link  – https://my.yapp.us/DOMINICAN 

WHATSAPP – is to call back home for free and to talk for free to each other while in Punta Cana. Load that app on your phone.

 

 

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

 

Q. DOES EVERYONE ON THE TRIP HAVE TO TAKE AND SUBMIT A NEGATIVE COVID TEST?

A. YES!

 

Q. WHEN DOES THE NEGATIVE COVID19 TEST HAVE TO BE SUBMITTED TO BLACK COUPLE GETAWAYS?

A. PLEASE EMAIL THAT TEST TO BLACKCOUPLEGETAWAYS@GMAIL.COM AND THE TEST CANNOT BE OLDER THAN 7 DAYS THAN YOUR CHECK IN DATE. 

 

Q. WHAT IF I DON’T WANT TO TAKE A COVID TEST?

A. YOU CANNOT COME ON THIS TRIP OR ENTER INTO ANY EVENTS UNLESS YOU HAVE SUBMITTED A NEGATIVE COVID TEST AND YOU BRING A COPY OF THE TEST WITH YOU.

 

Q. WHAT IF I CAN’T “QUARANTINE” BECAUSE OF MY JOB?

A. WE ARE NOT REQUIRING YOU TO QURANTINE PER SE. WE ARE SIMPLY ASKING THAT YOU DO YOUR BEST TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS PRIOR TO THIS TRIP AND AVOID ANY UNNECESSARY CONTACT WITH PEOPLE. IN OTHER WORDS, STAY AWAY FROM THE PUBLIC AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE TO LIMIT YOUR CHANCES OF GETTING COVID19.

 

Q WHAT IF I GET COVID AND THEN GET OVER IT?

A. AS LONG AS YOU HAVE A NEGATIVE TEST PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL AND CAN PROVE YOU DO NOT HAVE COVID WITH A NEGATIVE TEST YOU CAN ATTEND THE BCG GETAWAYS EVENT IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.

 

Q. WHAT IF I GET COVID AND CAN’T COME?

A. YOU WILL ESSENTIALLY BE FORFIETING YOUR TRIP. MONIES, PREPARATIONS AND THE HOTEL HAVE ALREADY BEEN SECURED FOR YOU AND YOUR SIGNIFICANT OTHER AND WE CAN‘T GET THAT MONEY BACK AT THIS POINT. SEE THE “TERMS AND CONDITIONS” – http://blackcouplegetaways.com/terms-and-conditions FOR CANCELLING AT THIS POINT.

 

Q. WHAT HAPPENS IF A PERSON SHOWS UP WITHOUT THEIR COVID TEST PAPERS?

A. THAT PERSON WILL BE IMMEDIATELY ESCORTED OFF THE RESORT FOR EVERYONE’S SAFETY.

 

Q. WILL THIS TRIP BE LIKE LAST YEAR’S JAMAICA GETAWAY?

A. YES AND NO. OBVIOUSLY WE WILL BE SPACED OUT AND TAKING SAFETY PRECAUTIONS EVERYWHERE, HOWEVER, BASED ON THE BCG JAMAICA TRIP AND THE VALENTINES TRIP IN FEBRUARY OF THIS YEAR – WE DEFINETLY WILL HAVE A GREAT AND SAFE TIME TOGETHER!

 

Q. IS THIS A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE EVENT?

A. THIS IS A “PRIVATE” EVENT WHICH GIVES US MORE CONTROL OVER WHO COMES IN AND OUT OF THE BCG BUBBLE. A BCG BUBBLE CAUSE WE ARE ALL TESTED! 

 

Q. IS THE RESORT AND VENUES SAFE?

A. THE FACILITIES ARE UNDER GOVERNMENT LAW AND MUST COMPLY WITH ALL GOVERNMENTAL COVID GUIDLEINES.

 

Q. WILL ALL EVENTS BE PRACTCING SOCIAL DISTANCING?

A. YES!! WE HAVE A LARGE EVENTS SPACES AND WE WILL BE SOCIALLY DISTANCING OURSELVES AT ALL OF THEM.

 

Q IS THIS TRIP TRULY AS FUN AS PEOPLE SAY?

A. COME SEE FOR YOURSELF!! (SMILE) 😊

 

We believe in responsible and safe travel while staying vigilant and following procedures and protocols developed in consideration of guidance and information shared by the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

 

 

Thank you,

Black Couple Getaways

www.BlackCoupleGetaways.com