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April 10, 2021
Italy:

The mandatory five-day self-isolation that the Italian authorities have imposed on all travelers coming from the European Union or Schengen Zone Area will be kept in place until April 30, 2021. Such preventive measure was imposed on March 31 and is supposed to last only until April 6. However, due to the rapid spread of the deadly virus, such measure has been extended until the end of this month.

Iceland:

Starting on April 6, 2021, all vaccinated travelers coming from outside the Schengen Zone can enter Iceland with no restrictions. They must be able to show a vaccination certificate that shows they have received two doses of the vaccine. Those who can show proof that they had been previously infected with the virus but have since recovered can also enter with no restrictions.

United Kingdom:

On May 17, 2021, the UK will impose its own "traffic light" system, which will group countries into three different categories, depending on their Covid-19 risk. "Green countries" have the lowest risk and travelers coming from these countries will have to take a pre-departure test and a PCR test on or before day 2 of their arrival. Those coming from "amber countries" must quarantine for ten days but will have an option to get tested on the fifth day and end isolation if they test negative. Travelers coming from "red countries" must undergo pre-departure testing, go on 10-day isolation at a managed quarantine hotel, and get tested on days 2 and 8.

April 08, 2021
Greece:

The Tourism Minister of Greece has revealed plans to open the country for tourists on May 14, 2021. All passengers are welcome to visit, but they must present either a vaccination document or a negative result of a Covid-19 test upon their arrival. Arriving passengers will also be subjected to random medical checks.

New Zealand:

On April 18, 2021, the travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand will be restarted. This will allow Australians to travel to New Zealand with no need to quarantine. In the same way, travelers from New Zealand can also enter Australia without the need to quarantine starting on the same day.

Spain:

The travel restrictions for visitors entering Spain coming from non-EU countries with COVID-19 mutations such as Brazil and South Africa have been extended until April 19, 2021. However, the restrictions could be extended even further if these countries cannot contain the COVID-19 virus and its mutations.

April 07, 2021
Thailand:

On April 1, 2021, the quarantine requirement for all foreign visitors entering Thailand has been cut from 14 days to 10 days, except for visitors from some African countries. In addition, fully vaccinated tourists will be able to enter Phuket with no need to quarantine starting July 1, 2021. 

April 06, 2021
Czech Republic:

Belgium and Netherlands have recently been added to the Czech Republic’s "dark red" list of countries. Travelers coming from these countries must undergo a PCR test before entering the Czech Republic no longer than 48 hours before entry. They must submit to a second PCR test no earlier than the 5th day after entry and must stay isolated until a second negative test is received.

Spain:

The Spanish authorities have lifted the restrictions imposed on visitors flying from the United Kingdom. However, they have extended the restrictions for visitors coming from South Africa and Brazil until April 13, 2021. British travelers who wish to enter Spain must present a negative result of the Covid-19 test taken no longer than 72 hours before entry. The same requirement applies to visitors coming from other European countries.

April 05, 2021
Iceland:

As per the recommendation of Iceland's Ministry of Health, a child traveling with an adult who is required to stay in quarantine must stay with that person and will only leave quarantine if the adult is negative of the Covid-19 virus after a second test is conducted. In addition, all vaccinated travelers must still undergo a testing process upon their arrival in the country. 

United Kingdom:

The Philippines, Pakistan, Kenya, and Bangladesh are the latest countries that have been added to the UK's red list of countries. Starting April 9, 2021, all visitors arriving from these countries will be banned from entry into the UK. British, Irish, and third-country nationals with residence rights who came from the said countries will be required to self-isolate at a government-approved facility for 10 days. 

Saint Barthélemy:

The Caribbean Island of St. Barts could reopen its borders to tourists in May. French authorities have closed the island to tourists last February to protect it from the new Covid-19 variants that have been spreading very rapidly. The country is set to undergo an intense vaccination campaign this month. Once the mass vaccination is completed, the island is expected to be able to welcome travelers back by May.

Palau:

A travel bubble agreement between Palau and Taiwan has commenced last Thursday, April 1, 2021. Under the agreement, Taiwanese tourists do not need to quarantine upon arrival in Palau. However, they must be able to present a negative COVID-19 test before boarding their flights and register with a Palau government-approved tour group.

Chile:

Due to a rapid increase in coronavirus cases, Chilean authorities have to close their borders for the entire month of April. The measure, which is due to start on Monday, April 5, 2021, was announced after the country recorded its highest daily infection rate of 7,830 since the pandemic started. 

April 03, 2021
Iceland:

Travelers arriving in Iceland from Spain will be allowed to isolate in a private accommodation instead of undergoing quarantine at government facilities. This comes after Spain has been removed from Iceland's list of countries highly affected by the Covid-19 after reporting fewer cases. 

Thailand:

Starting July 1, 2021, vaccinated tourists will be able to travel to the famous island of Phuket with no need to quarantine. If the tourism scheme in Phuket will be successful, the Thai government plans to remove the quarantine requirement for vaccinated tourists in other destinations by October 1, 2021.

April 01, 2021
Germany:

All incoming visitors to Germany will now be required to submit a negative COVID-19 test result prior to boarding. The test must be taken no longer than 48 hours upon entry. This new regulation will take effect from March 30 until May 12, 2021.

March 31, 2021
Italy:

All visitors coming from other EU countries will be asked to undergo quarantine for a period of five days upon their arrival in Italy. On their fifth day of isolation, they will be tested for Covid-19 and will only be released if they test negative. For travelers coming from third-countries, they have to stay in isolation for a period of 14 days.


Portugal:

Madeira, an autonomous region of Portugal,  will allow the entry of all travelers holding a COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate. The certificate must be presented to authorities upon entry. It must be valid in their home countries and contains their personal data, such as their name, date of birth, type of vaccine, and other detailed information.

Malta:

On March 29, 2021, authorities in Malta have decided to move countries under the "green category" to the "orange category". Travelers coming from countries in the "orange category"  must submit a negative PCR test, taken no longer than 72 hours. Those that cannot provide a negative test result might be tested upon their arrival in Malta and subjected to quarantine.

March 30, 2021
Norway:

From April 1, 2021, all persons entering Norway must undergo a COVID-19 test and wait for the results at the border station. In addition, they must present a negative result of a Covid-19 test taken before arrival and must undergo quarantine on arrival.

Czech Republic:

Authorities of the Czech Republic have required all visitors coming from Bulgaria, France, Italy, Slovenia, and Andorra to submit a negative result of the Covid-19 test taken through PCR before entering the country. They must also undergo a second PCR test upon their arrival in the Czech Republic before the 5th day of their entry. All visitors must remain in isolation until a second negative test is submitted.

March 28, 2021
Estonia:

Several EU countries have recently been added to Estonia's list of "High-Risk Areas". Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria, and Cyprus are now considered high-risk, which means any person entering Estonia coming from these countries will be subject to the 10-day restriction on freedom of movement rule.

Slovenia:

Starting March 26, 2021, authorities in Slovenia will no longer accept the Rapid Antigen (RAT) tests as proof that they are negative of COVID-19. They will only allow those who can present a negative result taken through the PCR test. The test result is only required for those who came from the "red list of countries".

March 26, 2021
Thailand:

The strict 14-day quarantine rule of Thailand will be shortened to only 10 days starting April 1, 2021. This applies to both Thais and foreigners coming from abroad. During their 10-day isolation period, they will be tested twice for Covid-19,  on day 3 to day 5 and day 9 to day 10. They can end quarantine if both tests return negative.

March 25, 2021
Spain:

On March 23, 2021, the travel restrictions that Spain has imposed on the citizens of the United Kingdom have been lifted. This means that travelers from the UK can now holiday in Spain with no need to quarantine. However, travelers from Brazil and South Africa are still banned. 

Sweden:

Citizens of EEA Countries are still not allowed to enter Sweden since the Swedish government has decided to extend the entry ban for all persons coming from countries in the European Economic Area until May 31. On March 31, the travel measures imposed on arrivals from Norway and Denmark will be lifted. 

Ukraine:

On March 22, 2021, authorities in Ukraine have discontinued the categorization of countries. All travelers, regardless of the country they came from, will now be required to submit proof of a negative PCR test taken no longer than 72 hours. Those who possess a vaccination certificate will NOT be exempted. 

March 24, 2021
Iceland:

Starting from April 1, 2021, children born in 2005 and later must be included in the Covid-19 sampling procedure at the border of Iceland. They will be asked to self-isolate only if they are traveling with their parents. All travelers coming from high-risk countries must stay self-isolated upon arrival.

Czech Republic:

Poland and Cyprus have recently been added to the Czech Republic's "dark red category" of countries. These are countries where the COVID-19 is widely spreading and travelers coming from these countries must submit a negative Covid-19 test.  Afterward, it is mandatory for them to undergo a second test after the fifth day of entering the country and stay self-isolated until a second negative test is submitted.

Slovakia:

All travelers arriving in Slovakia coming from any country will be asked to undergo quarantine upon arrival, including those who have taken both doses of the vaccine. They will be permitted to undergo a PCR test after remaining self-isolated for eight days. If they receive a negative result of the COVID-19 test, they are free to leave quarantine. 


March 23, 2021
Greece:

Starting from Monday, April 5, 2021, flights coming from Albania and North Macedonia can now land through any of Greece's airports and not just in the Athens International Airport. On the same day, flights from Turkey, which have been banned completely, can resume.

March 20, 2021
Panama:

Vaccinated travelers will be allowed to enter Panama with no need to submit proof of a negative PCR or antigen test for as long as they can show certification that they have received both doses of the vaccine. All travelers must also fill out an online health declaration form before entering Panama. 

Estonia:

Liechtenstein, Norway, Germany, and Denmark are the latest countries to have been added to Estonia's list of COVID-19 risk areas. All travelers coming from these countries will be asked to undergo 10-day isolation upon entry into the country.

Turkey:

British tourists can soon enter Turkey with no need to present a negative Covid-19 test or provide proof of being vaccinated. It's not yet clear when this new policy will be implemented since Turkish authorities are still in talks with the British government to ensure that these border processes will be as smooth as possible.

Latvia:

Travelers coming from outside the EU countries must undergo testing procedures and stay isolated for 10 days upon their entry into Latvia. These rules will be applied to all non-EU citizens seeking to enter Latvia through the EU external border crossing points by aircraft or through the borders of other EU Member States.

March 18, 2021
Cyprus:

The Health Ministry of Cyprus has made recent changes in its categorization of countries based on the epidemiological risk. Under the new categories, "green countries" include Iceland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Saudi Arabia, while "orange countries" are Denmark, Portugal, Norway, China, South Korea, and Thailand. Those coming from green countries no longer need to present a negative Covid-19 test, however, travelers coming from orange countries must undergo a PCR test 72 hours before departure and another test after entering Cyprus.

Australia: A travel bubble agreement could be launched between Singapore and Australia by mid-2021. But in order for the program to push through, both countries must agree on a "digital coronavirus vaccination travel passport", and on how it will be implemented.
March 16, 2021
United Kingdom:

Starting March 19, 2021, the UK's current ban on direct flights and maritime transport from Portugal will be lifted. Moreover, travelers arriving from Portugal and Mauritius will no longer be required to self-isolate in government-approved facilities; instead, they may self-isolate at a place of their own choice. On the same day, travelers who have departed from or transited through Qatar, Oman, Ethiopia, or Somalia in the previous 10 days will be refused entry into England.

March 15, 2021
Peru:

Authorities in Peru have lifted the mandatory 14-day quarantine requirements for all travelers. However, the PCR test requirement remains in effect for all international visitors. Flights of more than eight hours are still suspended, as well as those flights to and from the EU and Brazil.

March 13, 2021
France:

Beginning on Friday, March 12, France will ease the restrictions on travelers coming from some countries outside of Europe. These countries include Australia, Britain, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, and South Korea. Travelers coming from these countries are no longer required to submit documentation proving that they have a "compelling" reason to visit France. However, they will still be required to submit proof of a negative Covid-19 test taken less than 72 hours before travel. 

March 12, 2021
Greece:

The tourism minister of Greece has recently announced that the country will be opening its borders for tourism on May 14, 2021. They will allow the entry of tourists of all nationalities for as long as they have been vaccinated, have antibodies, or test negative for Covid-19. All tourists will be subjected to random tests. 

Latvia:

On March 9, 2021, Latvia has lifted the ban for all flights to and from non-European countries. All international flights, including tour operator services coming from outside the EU, will also be resumed from March 17, 2021.  

March 10, 2021
Portugal:

Authorities in Portugal have announced that they are suspending all flights coming from or going to the UK and Brazil, from March 7 until March 16. The only flights allowed are the essential ones, as well as Portuguese citizens returning back to the country. Passengers coming from the UK and Brazil who made stopovers through other countries will have to present a negative PCR test and isolate for 14 days upon entry.

Anguilla:

The existing travel restrictions that authorities in Anguilla have imposed will be extended until at least April 17. Under the current directives, only pre-approved passengers who tested negative for COVID-19 before departure will be allowed to enter the country. These individuals must also quarantine upon arrival. 

March 08, 2021
Belize:

All vaccinated travelers can now enter Belize with no need to submit a Covid-19 test. However, they must be able to show proof of having received two full doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, with the second dose administered at least two weeks before arrival. 

Seychelles:

Starting March 25, 2021, all travelers arriving in Seychelles will no longer be asked to undergo quarantine. On the same day, Seychelles will open its border to visitors coming from all countries. The relaxation of travel restrictions was due in part to the country's successful vaccination campaign. 

Mauritius:

All inbound flights to Mauritius have been suspended for a week beginning March 7, 2021, due to the increase in Covid-19 cases. The restriction applies to entry and transit passengers. Departure flights are not affected. 

March 06, 2021
Cyprus:

Starting May 1, 2021, all vaccinated British travelers are welcome to enter Cyprus with no need to submit a negative test or go into quarantine. They must be able to show proof that they have been vaccinated with a vaccine that's approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Furthermore, they need to have had the second dose of the vaccine seven days before entering Cyprus.

March 05, 2021
Iceland:

Vaccinated tourists can only enter Iceland with no restrictions if they have been vaccinated with vaccines approved by the European Medicines Agency or the World Health Organization. According to Iceland's Directorate of Health,  the only vaccine certificates accepted at the country’s points of entry for exemption from testing and quarantine are those vaccines authorized by EMA or WHO, such as BioNTech, Moderna, and AstraZeneca.


March 04, 2021
Jamaica:

Starting March 4, 2021, all foreign visitors coming from any nation will be required to present proof of a negative Covid-19 test to enter Jamaica. This new restriction will be introduced in a phase method to allow travelers enough time to meet the requirement, especially those who have already booked their flights to Jamaica. 

Luxembourg:

Authorities in Luxembourg have announced that they will now be accepting Covid-19 test certificates in Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian languages. They will also accept test results in one of their official languages, French, German, or Luxembourgish. Since January, all persons wishing to enter Luxembourg have been obliged to present a negative result of the Covid-19 test taken no longer than 72 hours upon their arrival.

March 03, 2021
Estonia:

As of March 2, 2021, health officials in Estonia designate all countries as "high-risk," except for Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway, Finland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, and Thailand. Travelers from high-risk countries must self-isolate for 10 days on arrival. This period can be shortened if the traveler presents proof of a negative PCR Covid-19 test taken within the previous 72 hours or submits to a test on arrival. Travelers may end their self-isolation by taking a second test no fewer than six days after the first and obtaining a negative result.

March 02, 2021
Cyprus:

Starting March 1, 2021, Cyprus is changing the way it categorizes countries by following a color-coded system based on the ECDC evaluation standards. Visitors coming from green countries will only need to accomplish the Cyprus Flight Pass  24 hours before departure. Those coming from orange, red, and grey countries, will have to present a negative PCR test before departure. Visitors from red countries will undergo another test on arrival, while those from grey countries are required to go on a mandatory self-isolation upon arrival. 

March 01, 2021
Latvia:

Authorities in Latvia extended the COVID-19-related entry restrictions until April 6, 2021. This means that non-essential entry from travelers abroad is not allowed at the moment. Only returning residents and those traveling for limited urgent reasons, such as for work, study, or urgent family business will be allowed entry. All permitted arrivals must fill out an online form within 48 hours before travel and have proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within the 72 hours before travel.

Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba:

The Caribbean islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba (BES) will continue to enforce the COVID-19-related travel restrictions and entry requirements through at least March. Stricter testing requirements are generally in place for all travelers coming from high- and medium-risk countries. Those without proof of a negative test may not be allowed entry into the islands. While Sint Eustatius and Saba are not enforcing any travel bans, officials in Bonaire have banned all travelers from South America, the UK, South Africa, Cape Verde, and the Dominican Republic.

February 28, 2021
Czech Republic:

Effective March 1, 2021,  Spain, Portugal, and Madeira will be added to the Czech Republic’s red list of countries. Travelers coming from these areas will be obliged to present a negative result of the PCR test, taken no older than 72 hours. They are also obliged to undergo a second PCR test while in the country no earlier than the 5th day of their entry. They must stay self-isolated until they receive a second negative test result.

February 27, 2021
Poland:

Effective February 27, 2021,  all passengers arriving from the Czech Republic and Slovakia will be subjected to Poland's 10-day self-isolation rule upon arrival. Citizens and residents of EEA member states, as well as those from Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, and Tunisia, are permitted to enter Poland with no restrictions.

February 26, 2021
Thailand:

Vaccinated tourists can soon enter Thailand with fewer restrictions. According to Thai authorities, they will consider allowing the entry of visitors with no need to quarantine for as long as they can produce a certificate of vaccination. However, they will come up with a plan to monitor these visitors during their stay in Thailand.

February 25, 2021
Greece:

The Greek Civil Aviation Authority has announced that they are extending the travel restrictions imposed on international flight passengers, as well as the mandatory quarantine requirements until March 8, 2021. All travellers entering Greece coming from any other country, including those from the EU Member States, must follow a seven-day mandatory quarantine upon their arrival. 

Spain:

Authorities in Spain have extended the Covid-19 entry ban for all travellers coming from the UK, Brazil, and South Africa until March 16, 2021. Most international arrivals from outside the EEA are currently banned from entering Spain, except for those coming from Australia, China, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, and Thailand. 

Armenia:

All international arrivals in Armenia are now required to produce proof of having tested negative for COVID-19 using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. Individuals arriving without the required documentation must submit to a test on arrival and self-isolate until a negative result is confirmed.

February 24, 2021
Czech Republic:

The Spanish Balearic Islands will be moved to the Czech Republic's red category of countries. This means all travellers coming from the islands must present COVID-19 test results upon arrival in the Czech Republic. Aside from the testing, they are also required to go on a 10-day self-isolation. On the fifth day, they will be obliged to take another PCR test, and those whose results are negative again are free to end isolation.

February 23, 2021
Lithuania:

Authorities in Lithuania consider Albania, Bahrain, Seychelles, and Slovakia as countries where the risk to get infected has increased. This means that all arrivals from these countries will be subject to stricter entry measures upon arrival in Lithuania. Aside from submitting a negative result of the Covid-19 test, they are required to undergo 10-day self-isolation upon entry. The isolation period may be shortened after seven days by getting tested for COVID-19 and getting a negative result.

Morocco:

Beginning Feb. 22, Moroccan authorities will suspend all flights coming from Turkey as part of the country's efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. In addition, all flights between Morocco and the UK, Denmark, Australia, Brazil, Ireland, New Zealand,  and South Africa remain suspended due to the discovery of new COVID-19 variants from these countries.

February 22, 2021
Guatemala:

Vaccinated travelers can enter Guatemala with no need to submit a PCR test result or undergo quarantine for as long as they can present evidence that they have received two full doses of the vaccine. The last dose must have been administered no less than two weeks prior to the date of entry into Guatemala. 

February 21, 2021
Finland:

Finish authorities have extended the current travel restrictions imposed to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus. This means that currently, the only entry permitted are travelers from Iceland, while from the rest of the Schengen Area countries, only travelers entering the country for absolutely essential purposes will be allowed to enter.

February 20, 2021
Estonia:

Starting Monday, February 22, 2021, arrivals from countries where the infection rate is under 150 people per 100,000 residents in the last two weeks will no longer need to quarantine upon arrival in Estonia. These countries are Croatia, Finland, Denmark, Greece, Germany, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Iceland.  

February 19, 2021
Iceland:

From February 19, 2021, all travelers wishing to travel to Iceland must present a negative result of the Covid-19 PCR test taken in the past 72 hours upon boarding their flight. Those who can prove that they have been vaccinated against the virus are exempted from the requirement. The same applies to all those who can show proof that they have been infected and recovered.

Germany:

Officials in Germany have extended the ban on travel from Brazil, the UK, Ireland, Portugal, Lesotho, and several southern African countries until at least March 3, 2021, due to the presence of new COVID-19 variants. German citizens and residents, as well as freight transporters and diplomats, are exempt.

February 18, 2021
Lithuania:

The quarantine period for all passengers arriving in Lithuania has been shortened. Instead of isolating for 14 days, all visitors will only need to isolate for 10 days. Those who do not show any symptoms can have a shorter isolation period by undergoing the COVID-19 test procedure not earlier than the 7th day after arrival and receiving a negative result.

Georgia:

Authorities in Georgia will allow all vaccinated travelers who are arriving by air to enter the country with no restrictions, provided they can show proof of getting vaccinated by two doses of the vaccine. This applies to citizens of all countries, regardless of which countries they came from.

Sri Lanka:

On February 17,  2021, Sri Lankan authorities have lifted the entry ban on individuals with recent travel history in the UK. The entry ban was originally imposed in January due to concerns about a COVID-19 variant first discovered in the UK. Now that the ban is lifted, travelers from the UK can now enter Sri Lanka. All travelers must produce a negative result from a PCR COVID-19 test taken no more than 96 hours before arrival and undergo another test upon entry into the country.

February 16, 2021
Finland:

Authorities in Finland have lifted the entry restriction imposed for citizens of Iceland after seeing that the pandemic situation in the country has improved. This means that travelers coming from Iceland can now enter Finland without having to submit a Covid-19 test or undergo quarantine.

Estonia:

The entry restrictions imposed on citizens of EU & Schengen countries wishing to enter Estonia have been extended until February 21, 2021. This means that all visitors coming from these countries will have to undergo a 10-day restriction on freedom of movement when entering Estonia at the moment. 

February 15, 2021
Slovakia:

Starting February 17, 2021, all travelers arriving in Slovakia by land or air will need to quarantine upon arrival for a period of 14 days. The quarantine can be ended on the 8th day of isolation if the traveler gets tested for COVID-19 and the result returns negative.

Australia:

Quarantine-free travel from New Zealand to Australia has once again been suspended following the discovery of the UK variant of COVID-19 in Auckland. Australian authorities will now require all passengers from New Zealand to quarantine at the port of entry for up to 14 days. This measure will remain in effect until February 18. 2021, although authorities could extend the suspension, especially if additional COVID-19 cases will emerge in New Zealand.


February 12, 2021
Singapore:

Starting on 11:59 PM on Friday, February 12, 2021, travelers arriving in Singapore with a travel history to Vietnam in the 14 days prior to departure will have to take an on-arrival COVID-19 PCR test, serve a 14-day stay-home notice at dedicated facilities and undergo a PCR test before the end of the notice period.

February 11, 2021
United Kingdom:

Travellers entering the UK who came from high-risk countries are no longer allowed to self-isolate at home. Instead, they have to stay at a government-contracted facility and shoulder the fees. The length of the stay is ten days. While in quarantine, they must take two tests, once on the second day, and another on the eighth day. 

Slovakia:

The period of quarantine for travellers arriving in Slovakia coming from high-risk countries have been extended from 10 days to 14 days. In addition, all arrivals are now required to undergo a second test on their eighth day of isolation instead of taking it on the fifth day. 

February 10, 2021
Spain:

Travellers from the UK, Brazil, and South Africa are banned from entering Spain until March 2, 2021, due to the ongoing concerns regarding the new variant strains of Covid-19.  The entry prohibition does not apply to residents and nationals of Spain and Andorra. 

February 09, 2021
Estonia:

Travelers coming from within the EU and Schengen Area with an infection rate of more than 150 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will be subject to a 10-day restriction upon their arrival in Estonia. This decision has been extended until February 14 and affects the following countries - Andorra, Belgium, Austria, Cyprus, Germany, France, Greece, Ireland, Lithuania, Italy, Malta, Poland, Monaco, and Portugal. 

Lithuania:

Starting February 8, 2021, travelers from all countries are required to present a negative Covid-19 test result upon their arrival in Lithuania. The test should be taken no longer than 48 hours upon entry. Self-isolation for a period of 14 days will also be mandatory. These measures have been taken in order to protect the health of Lithuanian citizens from the Covid-19 disease’s rapid spread.

February 08, 2021
Saint Lucia:

Starting February 10, 2021, all incoming visitors will be required to obtain a negative PCR test that was taken five days before arrival in Saint Lucia. This applies to all travelers who are at least five years old. All arrivals must complete and submit a Travel Registration Form and adhere to all safety protocols in place throughout their stay, including wearing a mask in public.

February 06, 2021
Saint Barthélemy:

Effective on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, St. Barts, St. Martin, Martinique, and St. Pierre and Guadeloupe will close its borders to all non-essential visitors from non-European-Union countries. This means that if you do not possess an EU passport, you can no longer board a plane going to St. Barts unless you have a "compelling reason".




Austria:

Starting February 10, 2021, authorities in Austria will tighten their travel entry requirements. All visitors arriving from high-risk areas must show proof of a negative Covid-19 test taken in the past 72 hours. They must self-isolate for ten days upon arrival, but they can end isolation if they test negative for Covid-19 after five days. As of Feb. 5, all countries are considered high-risk, except Australia, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, South Korea, and the Vatican City.

February 05, 2021
Ireland:

Starting February 4, 2021, all incoming travelers are required to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival in Ireland. Authorities will also require all travelers to produce proof of having tested negative for COVID-19 using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test taken within 72 hours prior to travel in order to be permitted entry. 

February 04, 2021
Spain:

To prevent the entry of the new virus strains, Spain has banned all flights coming from both South Africa and Brazil. Citizens and residents of Spain or Andorra are exempt from this rule, as well as those passengers with layovers of under 24 hours. 

Cyprus:

Authorities in Cyprus have imposed new entry restrictions for international arrivals. Starting February 6, 2021, travelers coming from Category A countries must self-isolate for 72 hours upon arrival and take a PCR test within 72 hours. Those coming from Category B countries are required to submit a negative PCR test before departure and must take another PCR test upon arrival. Visitors from Category C countries are required to submit a negative PCR test before departure and must go on quarantine for 14 days at a government facility upon arrival. They may be released from quarantine after 10 days if they test negative on a second test. 


Sweden:

Starting Feb 6, 2021, Swedish authorities require a negative COVID-19 test for all foreign arrivals. This applies to all travelers above the age of 18 and the test must be taken in the past 48 hours. Visitors from outside of the EU can only enter Sweden for essential purposes. 

Cuba:

Starting February 6, 2021, all travelers will be required to remain in mandatory isolation for at least five days. A second PCR test will be administered on their fifth day of isolation. The isolation period ends when the second test result is negative. Nationals and residents will complete their isolation at designated centers free of charge, while foreign nationals and nonresidents will be isolated in designated hotel facilities at their own expense.

February 03, 2021
Argentina:

The border closure of Argentina is extended for a month, until February 28, 2021. Non-resident foreigners are not allowed to enter at this time, except those who are given special permit, including foreigners who are direct relatives of Argentines. Flights from the US, Mexico, and Europe can land in Argentina, but with a maximum capacity of only 30% while flights from Brazil can be 50% full.

Jordan:

Tourists visiting Jordan are no longer required to quarantine upon arrival. Instead, they must take a PCR test before flying into the kingdom. The test must be taken within 72 hours of departure, and a negative result must be shown at check-in. All visitors must take another test upon arrival. This test must be booked and paid for in advance. Children under 5 years old do not need to take the test. 


French Polynesia:

The government of French Polynesia announced that as of February 3, 2021, the nation will no longer allow the entry of visitors for tourism until further notice. This is to protect the islands from the new and unpredictable variants of the Covid-19 virus. Tourists who are already enjoying a stay in French Polynesia are permitted to complete the remainder of their holiday, for as long as it ends within a week. Those who booked for longer stays must reschedule their departure date.

February 02, 2021
Spain:

In an agreement with Portuguese authorities, Spain has reintroduced restrictions at the land borders that it shares with Portugal. Only persons entering for essential reasons will be allowed to pass through. These include citizens of Spain with their spouse or partner, cross-border workers, health workers, and members of diplomatic missions. 

Germany:

The German authorities have banned the entry of all non-essential arrivals coming from Ireland and Portugal. This new directive comes into effect on January 30 and will be in place until February 17, and covers land, air, and sea travel. German nationals and residents are exempted from this ban, along with passengers in transit. 

Lithuania:

Iceland, Reunion, Martinique, and Guadeloupe were removed from Lithuania's list of countries that were severely affected by the new Covid-19 variants. Travelers from these countries can enter Lithuania with no need to present a negative Covid-19 test or undergo quarantine. 

February 01, 2021
France:

Visitors from outside of the EU are now banned from entering France. Those arriving from an EU country and some third party countries can enter but must present a negative Covid-19 PCR Test taken at least 72 hours before their flight. They are also required to submit a sworn declaration statement. 

Australia:

Australian authorities have once again resumed its travel bubble with New Zealand, allowing tourists to enter without the need to go on a 14-day hotel quarantine. The Chief Medical Officer of Australia believes that visitors from New Zealand are  "sufficiently low risk," given New Zealand’s strong public health response to Covid-19.

Czech Republic:

Starting on Saturday, January 30, 2021, the borders of the Czech Republic are closed to all foreign citizens. Authorities clarified that there are some exceptions, such as visiting next of kin, receiving medical care, participating in weddings or funerals. Truck drivers who supply essential goods will also be allowed to cross the border.

January 31, 2021
Georgia:

Starting February 1, 2021, all vaccinated tourists can enter Georgia without restrictions, regardless of their country of origin. They just need to show proof that they have already received both doses of the vaccine. 

Germany:

The German government will ban inbound travel from several different countries around the world, including the UK, Ireland, Brazil, Portugal, and South Africa.  The ban will come into effect from today, January 31, 2021, and is expected to last until February 17th at the earliest.

January 30, 2021
United States:

President Joe Biden has reimposed an entry ban on non-U.S. travelers who have been to Brazil, the UK, Ireland, and 26 countries in Europe that allow travel across open borders. This comes after former President Donald Trump signed an executive order in his final days to lift the restrictions on travelers from these countries. 

January 28, 2021
Luxembourg:

All visitors seeking to enter Luxembourg by air are required to submit negative results of a Covid-19 test taken no longer than 72 hours upon arrival. This new restriction will take effect on January 29, 2021, and will be in place until February 28, 2021. 

United Kingdom:

All visitors coming from "high-risk" countries will be required to undergo a 10-day hotel quarantine at their own expense upon entry into the United Kingdom. This new rule would apply to all travellers, including British citizens returning home, who came from "red list countries" where the new Covid-19 variants are present. 

Mexico:

Airports in Mexico will be offering Covid-19 testing for all US travellers returning home. This comes after the US authorities require all travellers to provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test before boarding their flight to the US. The cost of the antigen test for US travellers is USD 22, but for international travellers, the cost will be USD 72. 

January 27, 2021
Finland:

Starting on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, non-essential travels for passengers coming from the EU and Schengen Area are banned in Finland for a month. During this period, only essential travelers will be allowed to enter.

Estonia:

From January 25 until January 31, 2021, all travelers entering Estonia coming from countries within the EU, European Economic Area, and Schengen Zone, with infection rate higher than 150 people per 100,000 inhabitants, will be asked to undergo 10-day isolation upon their arrival.

January 26, 2021
Lithuania:

Starting Monday, January 25, every person entering Lithuania who came from those countries with the new Covid-19 variants must show a negative result of Covid-19 test performed in the past 48 hours.  These include travellers coming from the UK, Ireland, and South Africa.

Australia:

Authorities in Australia have decided to suspend their travel bubble agreement with New Zealand after confirming that its first Covid case in months is that of the South African variant. In the next 72 hours, travellers from New Zealand will now have to go through hotel quarantine upon arrival in Australia. 


January 24, 2021
Belgium:

Authorities in Belgium have banned non-essential travels until March 2021. Only essential travels are allowed at this time, such as those traveling for business, family, and humanitarian purposes. Those coming from the UK, South Africa, and South America must quarantine for 10 days upon entry into the country.

January 23, 2021
France:

Starting Sunday, January 24, all travelers entering France must first have a Covid-19 PCR test taken at least 72 hours before their flight to be allowed entry into the country. This new rule applies to all travelers from any country, whether they arrive by air and sea. Only those who are entering France through a land border are exempt from this rule. 

Romania:

Everyone who has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will not be required to go into quarantine upon entering Romania, regardless of the country they came from, for as long as ten days have already passed since the second dose of the vaccine has been administered. 

January 22, 2021
United States:

Starting January 26, 2021, all international travelers arriving by air in the United States are required to submit proof of a negative Covid-19 test result. In addition to the testing requirement, international travelers will also have to quarantine upon arriving in the US, whether they are visitors or citizens returning home.

January 21, 2021
Seychelles:

Travelers who have been vaccinated can now enter Seychelles for tourism purposes regardless of which country they came from, provided that they are able to show proof that they have taken the complete dose of the vaccine (two doses). However, they will still be required to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test taken no longer than 72 hours of arrival.

Sri Lanka:

Tourists will be able to enter Sri Lanka starting Thursday, January 21, but under strict protocols. First, they must produce a negative PCR Covid-19 test result taken up to four days before their arrival. Then they will be required to take two more tests if their visit to the country is up to seven days. For those who are staying for more than a week, three more tests are needed. Furthermore, all visitors will be asked to pay US$12 for insurance that will cover Covid-19 related medical costs. Lastly, they can only stay in 55 designated hotels across the country and will be accompanied by officials when traveling to designated tourist spots.

January 20, 2021
Iceland:

Starting January 15, 2021, all passengers entering Iceland will have to undergo a PCR test upon arrival and self-isolate for five or six days. They will then have to undergo another test, and only if it returns negative will they be allowed to end quarantine. Those who hold proof that they have recovered from the virus, as well as those who can prove they have been vaccinated against the virus, are exempted from these travel restrictions. 

United States:

On January 26, 2021, the travel ban imposed by the US government for travelers coming from the UK, Ireland, Schengen countries, and Brazil will officially be lifted. However, all arrivals will have to show proof of negative COVID-19 test or proof of having recovered from COVID-19.

Norway:

Citizens of South Africa who wish to enter Norway must undergo a double testing process. The first PCR test will be taken upon their arrival in Norway, while the second test will be taken seven days after their arrival.

January 19, 2021
Belgium:

Travelers from non-EU countries, including Britain, who will arrive by bus or train into Belgium will be obliged to provide a negative result of the COVID-19 test and fill out the Passenger Locator Form (PLF) regardless of the length of their stay. Bus and train operators are required to check that all travelers have complied with Belgium’s new rules before boarding.

Lithuania:

Liechtenstein and Switzerland remain under Lithuania's list of "Covid-19 affected areas", which means travelers coming from both countries are required to undergo a 10-day mandatory quarantine upon entry into the country. Aside from these two countries, all third countries are also on the list. 

Croatia:

All travelers arriving in Croatia coming from countries that are not part of the "ECDC’s green list" must show proof that they tested negative for COVID-19. The negative result of the PCR test must not be older than 48 hours. They can choose to undergo the test immediately upon their arrival in Croatia but they must self-isolate until they receive a negative result of the COVID-19 test.

January 18, 2021
Norway:

Starting Monday, January 18, travellers coming from high-risk countries must undergo Covid-19 testing at the border upon arrival in Norway. The test must be undertaken at the border checkpoint since they are no longer permitted to undergo the test in their home municipality. As a result, six out of the ten border crossing points which currently do not have a testing station will be closed.

January 17, 2021
Hungary:

Authorities in Hungary announced that they are extending the country's COVID-19 restrictions until at least February 1. Hungary has temporarily closed its borders in September due to the resurgence of COVID-19 cases.

United Kingdom:

Visitors from all countries will have to undergo quarantine and testing upon entering the UK since authorities will suspend the travel corridors. All arrivals will need to take a pre-departure Covid-19 test and self-isolate for ten days upon their arrival. The isolation period can be shortened if the passenger tested negative after five days in isolation. This requirement will start on Monday, January 18, and will be in place for at least the next four weeks.

January 16, 2021
Germany:

Authorities in Germany consider South Africa, Ireland, and the UK as high-risk areas for the new Covid-19 variants. Travelers who came from any of these three countries will be asked to quarantine for 10 days upon their arrival.

Estonia:

Starting on January 15, travelers coming from Greece, Iceland, and Finland can enter Estonia with no need to quarantine. However, they will still be asked to present a Covid-19 test taken at least 72 hours before arriving in Estonia. 

Sweden:

After January 20, residents of Uruguay are no longer allowed to enter  Sweden for non-essential purposes. In addition, children will be allowed to enter Sweden coming from either the UK or Denmark if their main purpose is to meet with their parents. Adults accompanying the child during their travel will also be allowed to enter Sweden.

Montenegro:

On January 12, 2021, Montenegro has allowed the entry of foreign tourists coming from all countries. Visitors can enter with no need to submit a PCR test or undergo mandatory quarantine. 

January 15, 2021
Switzerland:

Several countries have been added to Switzerland's list of "high-risk countries". These include Denmark, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, and Ireland. Starting January 15, visitors coming from these countries must undergo a mandatory 10-day quarantine upon entry into the country.

Iceland:

Children born in 2005 or later are no longer exempted from the Covid-19 quarantine rules in Iceland. This means that all persons 15 years old and above must go into a mandatory 14-day quarantine when entering the country. According to Iceland's Ministry of Health, this decision will be kept in place until January 31st.

United Kingdom:

Starting Friday, January 15, the British government will ban the entry of travelers coming from all South American countries as well as Cape Verde and Portugal to prevent the spread of the new COVID-19 variant that has emerged in Brazil. There will be exemptions for British residents coming from these affected countries, who will be allowed to enter the UK but must self-isolate for ten days upon entry.

January 14, 2021
United States:

Starting January 26, all international travelers arriving by air in the United States, including US citizens, are required to submit proof of a negative Covid-19 test result. This decision was made to prevent the spread of Covid-19, as well as the newly emerging variants. 

January 13, 2021
South Africa:
The land borders of South Africa will be closed until mid February. Overland travel into and out of the country will only be permitted for essential reasons, including the transportation of cargo. International travel via airports remains unchanged.  

United Kingdom:

The United Arab Emirates has been removed from the UK's "travel corridor" list. Starting 4 AM on January 12, anyone arriving in the UK who came from the UAE will need to self-isolate for 10 days. This can be reduced to five days if the visitor tests negative on Covid-19 test. 

January 12, 2021
Denmark:

From January 9 until January 18, visitors from all countries are temporarily banned from entering Denmark. This is part of the country's efforts to prevent the spread of Covid-19, especially the new virus strain. In addition, Danish authorities advised its citizens to avoid traveling to other countries at this moment.

Sri Lanka:

On December 28, 2020, Sri Lanka has opened its doors to foreign visitors under a pilot project. The first group of tourists to arrive in the country were Ukrainians. All travelers are traveling under a "bio-bubble" with limited contact to the local community to prevent the spread of Covid-19 infections. This project will run until January 19, after which, authorities will review the progress of the scheme before fully opening its borders.

January 10, 2021
Australia:

Brisbane has recently been added to "Australia’s Safe Travel Zones". According to the travel bubble agreement between New Zealand and Australia, travelers from NZ can visit Australia's safe travel zones without the need to quarantine upon their arrival. Aside from Brisbane, the other areas belonging to the "safe travel zones" are Sydney and Melbourne.

January 09, 2021
Finland:

Authorities in Finland have extended their Covid-19 entry restrictions until February 9. The restrictions were supposed to expire on January 12.  This means that visitors coming from EU countries deemed "high-risk" are still not allowed entry into Finland. 

Germany:

The ban on arrivals from the UK and South Africa into Germany will be extended until January 20. This restriction was introduced to prevent the entry of the new Covid-19 strain that was detected from both countries. 

January 08, 2021
Cayman Islands:

Premier Alden McLaughlin of the Cayman Islands has announced that they plan to allow the entry of tourists by March 2021. However, he stated that all visitors must be vaccinated and provide proof of negative COVID-19 results. Otherwise, they will be required to quarantine.

January 07, 2021
Cuba:

To encourage Canadian tourists to holiday in Cuba, local officials are offering PCR tests for their return home. Canadian authorities have required all arriving passengers, including citizens, to provide proof of a negative PCR test upon entering the country. The cost of the PCR test is only $30. In addition, starting January 10, visitors from Canada are no longer required to present a PCR test when checking in for their flight to Cuba. But they will be tested on arrival and must isolate at their hotel while waiting for the results.

January 06, 2021
United Kingdom:

All travelers arriving in the UK will soon be required to present proof of a negative PCR test, taken no longer than 72 hours before arrival. This new requirement does not apply to British nationals and residents. Aside from the test, visitors who came from countries outside of the “travel corridor” list will be asked to isolate for 10 days.

January 04, 2021
Chile:

Due to fears over the new virus strains, authorities in Chile have changed the entry requirements for all travelers. Starting January 1, 2021, aside from submitting a negative PCR test result, all passengers arriving in Chile should quarantine for 10 days upon their arrival. 

January 03, 2021
Peru:

Starting January 4, 2021, all travelers entering Peru will be asked to go on a 14-day mandatory quarantine. This requirement was implemented to prevent the entry of the new virus strain. The quarantine rule will apply to everyone, regardless of the country of origin. Tourists are required to stay in government-approved hotels while citizens can quarantine at their homes. 

Norway:

Norwegian authorities have lifted the ban on flights from the UK, allowing planes to land starting 4 PM GMT on January 2.  They have also introduced a mandatory Covid-19 test for all people arriving in Norway from abroad starting January 2, either directly upon arrival or within 24 hours from arrival. In line with this, travelers are required to enter at designated entry points where testing is available.


Curaçao:

Travelers coming from high-risk countries including the United States can now enter Curacao with no need to quarantine. All visitors are required to complete the digital immigration card online before departure. Within 48 hours before departure, visitors must fill out the Passenger Locator Card and carry a printed document as proof. Visitors must also upload a negative Covid-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours before departure. Authorities also require visitors to present proof of travel insurance that can cover COVID-19 treatment.

January 02, 2021
Barbados:

Costa Rica, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, and Portugal have now been added to Barbados' list of high-risk countries. Meanwhile, Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines are now considered "medium-risk". All persons arriving in Barbados from both high and medium-risk countries must submit a negative  COVID-19 test result taken 3 days prior to arrival. They must isolate in their hotel upon arrival and be tested again after 2 - 3 days. 

January 01, 2021
Ireland:

Authorities in Ireland have banned the entry of travelers from the UK until January 6. The ban applies to visitors entering Ireland through sea and air travel. They have also imposed a ban on arrivals from South Africa. Those visiting for essential purposes will still be allowed, but travel for tourism purposes is not permitted. 

December 30, 2020
Lithuania:

All visitors arriving from the UK, Switzerland, & Liechtenstein are obliged to either present a negative Covid-19 test result or self-isolate upon their arrival in Lithuania. The Covid-19 test should be taken within the last 48 hours before arrival in the country.

United States:

Starting December 27, 2020, all travelers coming from the United Kingdom will be required to provide proof of a negative  COVID-19 test result upon their arrival in the United States. The test should be conducted no more than three days before their flight.

December 29, 2020
Germany:

The list of high-risk areas in Germany has been updated, adding all areas of Estonia, the Southeast region of Ireland, and the province of Innlandet in Norway to the list. Visitors coming from these areas must self-isolate for ten days upon entering the country. Those who wish to shorten their quarantine can do so by getting tested for COVID-19, but not earlier than after five days of self-isolation.

Netherlands:

Starting Tuesday, December 29, all travelers coming from the Member State of the European Union or the Schengen Area are required to present a negative Covid-19 test result upon entering the Netherlands. The test should be taken in the last 72 hours before arrival. 

United Arab Emirates:

As of December 24, Abu Dhabi has already reopened its borders for tourism, allowing visitors from the "green list" of countries to enter with no need to quarantine. However, all passengers must undergo a PCR test no longer than 96 hours before departure and show proof of a negative result. Those visitors coming from countries not included on the "green list" can still enter Abu Dhabi, as long as they qualify for a visa on arrival and agree to undergo a mandatory 10-day quarantine on arrival.


Bermuda:

Americans who wish to visit Bermuda can now purchase their COVID-19 testing kits from Costco. The test will use the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) saliva screening. Digital test results will be received within 12 to 48 hours from the sample collection. The results must be shared with Bermuda’s public-health authorities through the Travel Authorization portal.

December 28, 2020
Cuba:

Starting January 10, 2021, Cuba’s Ministry of Public Health would require all international travelers to have a negative Covid-19 PCR test before arrival in the country. The test must be taken within 72 hours before travel and conducted by an accredited testing center of the traveler's country of origin. 

December 27, 2020
Turkey:

Starting Monday, December 28, all visitors entering Turkey will be required to submit a negative PCR test result taken within 72 hours of boarding the flight. This new protocol is expected to last until March. It applies to all international arrivals including those who entered by land and sea. 

December 25, 2020
United Kingdom:

Arrivals from South Africa have been banned from the UK starting December 24, 2020. This comes after the new strain of Covid-19, which is more transmissible was found in South Africa and is believed to be behind the dramatic increase of the country’s Covid-19 cases. 

December 24, 2020
Slovakia:

Authorities in Slovakia will allow its citizens to take short-term trips going to the nearest European neighboring countries with no need to present a negative result of a Covid-19 test upon their return. They have also put an age limit on the obligation to test for Covid-19, which is at 10 years old. 

December 23, 2020
Sweden:

Travelers from the UK and Denmark are barred from entering Sweden until January 21st, 2021. The entry ban has been put into force since December 21st. This is due to the new variant of COVID-19 detected lately in the UK and is believed to be more transmissible.

Lithuania:

England, Wales, and Slovenia have been added to Lithuania's list of "high-risk" countries after an increase in the number of Covid-19 infections in these countries. Starting December 21, all visitors coming from these areas will be asked to self-isolate for ten days upon arrival in the country. They also have an option to undergo a COVID-19 testing procedure to end self-isolation.

Austria:

After the Christmas holidays, authorities in Austria will tighten the preventive measures that were put in place to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus. The new regulations will require a vast majority of visitors entering Austria to go on a mandatory quarantine. 

Canada:

Canadian authorities have extended the entry bans for US travelers until January 21, 2021. For now, only US visitors who are coming for essential purposes can enter. Those who are traveling for tourism, recreation, and leisure will not be permitted to enter. 

December 22, 2020
Paraguay:

Visitors from all countries can now enter Paraguay as tourists. All arriving passengers must complete an online Health Declaration form before the flight. Visitors will also be asked to present proof of a negative Covid-19 test, taken 72 hours before the first embarkation point. Travel insurance with Covid-19 coverage will also be required for all visitors.

Netherlands:

Authorities in the Netherlands have banned the entry of all passengers coming from the United Kingdom. This is in response to the UK’s announcement that they have discovered a new variant of the Covid-19 and is more deadly and would react differently to vaccines. The ban will only last until January 1, 2021. 

Italy:

Italian authorities are banning all flights from the UK until January 6, 2021. This was after the first case of the new Covid-19 variant from the UK was detected in Italy. 

Cuba:

Visitors from the United States will now be allowed to enter Cuba for as long as they will not stay in a government hotel. There’s no need to take a PCR test before the trip. However, all visitors will be asked to take one on arrival and self-isolate for five days. On the 5th day, visitors will undergo a  second PCR test, but if it’s negative, they are free to explore for as long as they adhere to the health and safety protocols.

December 20, 2020
Thailand:

Visitors from more than 50 countries, including the United States, France, and Australia, can now travel to Thailand as tourists. They can enter Thailand without a visa but have to show a certificate proving that they are negative of Covid-19. The test should be taken 72 hours before travel. They are also required to quarantine for 14 days on arrival and must show proof of reservation at a hotel for their quarantine. 

December 19, 2020
Brazil:

Starting on December 30, 2020, all foreign visitors entering Brazil will be required to present a negative PCR test result. The test must be taken no longer than 72 hours before departure. Anyone who cannot provide proof of a negative test result may not be permitted to board the flight. 

December 18, 2020
Greece:

From December 18, 2020, to January 7, 2021, all travellers entering Greece will be required to self-isolate at their home or hotel for three days upon their arrival. This applies to all visitors regardless of the nationality and the purpose of the visit. 

December 17, 2020
Sri Lanka:

Authorities in Sri Lanka confirmed the formal reopening of its borders for international tourism around mid-January. To prepare for the reopening, authorities will conduct a pilot project on December 26 to assess the protocols that will be put in place to handle the influx of tourists once the borders will open. Authorities will release more details about the reopening soon. 

December 16, 2020
Nepal:

The Government of Nepal has announced that they will officially be reopening for tourism and allow tourists who arrive by air to enter into the country. Visitors from all countries are allowed to enter but they must first apply for a visa from a Nepalese embassy or consulate in their home countries. Tourists must also present a proof of negative PCR COVID-19 test taken no longer than 72 hours before departure. In addition, all travelers are required to quarantine for seven days upon arrival at their hotel. They will be tested again on the 5th day and will only be released if the result is negative. 

France:

The lockdown measures in France have already been lifted. Authorities will now allow the entry of international visitors coming from the EEA and some third party countries that are considered epidemiologically safe. Visitors will have the option to present a negative result of Covid-19 test taken at most 72 hours before arrival instead of taking the test in France.

United Kingdom:

Authorities in the UK have officially launched the “Test to Release” program. This program allows those visitors who came from countries outside the Travel Corridors to perform a PCR test to shorten their isolation time from 10 days to only 5 days. To avail of this program, visitors must pre-book the PCR test through government-approved private testing centres. 

December 15, 2020
Lithuania:

Some parts of Poland have been added to Lithuania’s list of “Covid-19 affected areas”. These include the regions of Lesser Poland, Opole, Lubusz and Subcarpathia. Citizens coming from these regions must follow ten days of compulsory quarantine rule upon arrival in Lithuania or present a negative result of the Coronavirus test.

Germany:

Several regions in Europe have been removed from Germany’s list of high-risk areas. These are the regions of Brittany and Corsica in France, The French overseas territories of Guadeloupe, La Réunion and Martinique, and the province of Vestland in Norway. On the other hand, Estonia’s regions of Jõgeva, Lääne, and Lääne-Viru were added to the list. Visitors coming from high-risk areas must self-isolate for ten days upon arrival to Germany. 

South Africa:

Since November 11, South Africa has been allowing the entry of visitors from all countries, including those who came from “high-risk countries”. All visitors will be required to have travel insurance and must present a negative test result of Covid-19 taken within 72 hours of arrival.

December 14, 2020
Oman:

On December 10, 2020, Oman has allowed the entry of tourists who are citizens of 103 countries and stay in the country for up to 10 days without the need to apply for a visa. All passengers are required to take a PCR test upon arrival at the Muscat International Airport. The test is for 25 Omani Rials or around $65 and can be paid in advance through the Tarassud+ App. A QR code will be generated which should be presented at the screening point to expedite the testing upon arrival at the airport.

December 13, 2020
Australia:

Queensland has opened its borders to visitors from New Zealand starting Saturday, December 12. Visitors will be able to enter the state without the need to quarantine or undergo a Covid-19 test. All other states in Australia are already open to New Zealand visitors, but if they are going to Western Australia, they must quarantine for 14 days upon their arrival.

Canada:

The reopening of US - Canada borders for non-essential travels has once again been extended for another 30 days. According to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the reopening of the borders could happen on January 21, 2021. 

New Zealand:

The borders of New Zealand have reopened for visitors, but will only allow the entry of travelers coming from the Cook Islands. There’s no need to submit a Covid-19 test or undergo quarantine on arrival but they must show proof that they have stayed in the Cook Islands in the past 14 days. 

Singapore:

Starting December 18, visitors from Taiwan will be able to enter Singapore as tourists, provided that they test negative for Covid-19 upon arrival. Visitors must first apply for an air travel pass at least 7 days before their intended date of arrival. They must also adhere to a few travel requirements such as flying into Singapore on direct flights, installing the TraceTogether app, and paying for their medical bills if they get sick due to Covid-19.

December 11, 2020
Norway:

All visitors entering Norway starting January will be asked to submit detailed information when crossing the border. The country will introduce a new system for travel registration where all persons wishing to cross the Norwegian border must provide information of their name, quarantine location, contact information and any employer upon registration. 

Finland:

The government of Finland will extend the current entry restrictions imposed to curb Covid-19 until at least January 12 due to the increasing number of cases in several countries around the world. 

December 10, 2020
Thailand:

Visitors from ALL countries can now enter Thailand using the Special Tourist Visa (STV). This visa will allow visitors to stay in the country for more than 200 days. Visitors must adhere to strict health protocols, such as COVID-19 testing upon arrival and an initial 14-day quarantine. They are also required to have health insurance coverage of at least US$100,000.

Netherlands:

Starting December 15, visitors who came from countries that are not included in the EU’s “safe countries of origin” list must present a negative result of the Covid-19 test before they can be allowed to enter the country. The result must be in English, French, German, Spanish, or Dutch. Aside from the test result, they are also required to submit a signed Negative Test Declaration.

Belgium:

Starting December 18, foreign visitors who came from the “Red Zone” will be required to go into quarantine for ten days upon arrival in Belgium. They will be tested on their seventh day of quarantine. Only if the result is negative will they be allowed to end quarantine.

December 09, 2020
Greece:

Starting December 18, all foreign visitors arriving in Greece will be required to quarantine for ten days. This new measure will take effect on December 18, 2020, and will be put in place until January 7, 2021. It will apply to all visitors, including those travelling for business or other essential purposes.

Poland:

Polish authorities have extended the ban on international flights that they have previously imposed on some countries until December 31, 2020, due to the Covid-19 situation. These countries are Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Montenegro, Armenia, Jordan, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Serbia and the United States (except New York and Illinois). Visitors coming from these countries must wait until the end of this month to be able to enter Poland. 

United Arab Emirates:

Starting December 6, visitors coming from GCC countries are no longer required to submit a negative PCR test result before flying into Dubai. However, they will be required to take a complimentary PCR test when they arrive at Dubai airport. 

December 08, 2020
Italy:

All travelers coming from the EU, Schengen, and the UK are required to present a medical certificate proving that they have tested negative for Covid-19 in the last 48 hours before their arrival. Those that cannot present this requirement will have to self-isolate for two weeks. However, this rule is only applicable from December 21, 2020, to January 6, 2021. On January 7, all travelers from the EU, Schengen Area, and the UK will again have the possibility of escaping quarantine through testing, at least until January 15, when this new decree expires.

December 06, 2020
Cyprus:

Authorities in Cyprus are planning to abolish entry requirements such as testing and quarantine in March, but only if the traveler has been vaccinated for  COVID-19. Travelers who have not been vaccinated still need to meet Cyprus’ entry requirements depending on their country of origin.

Lithuania:

Starting December 7, travelers from Poland will be asked to undergo quarantine upon their arrival in Lithuania. The following countries have also been removed from Lithuania’s list of high-risk countries - Malta, Scotland, Slovakia, and Slovenia. This means that visitors coming from these countries can enter Lithuania with no testing or isolation requirements. 

December 04, 2020
Oman:

Omani authorities have resumed the issuance of tourist visas. However, they will only allow the entry of tourists whose visits are organized by tourism companies or hotels. All visitors must adhere to the health and safety protocols, which may include undergoing Covid-19 test upon arrival at the airport.

December 03, 2020
Canada:

The borders of Canada will remain closed to non-US foreign nationals who are visiting for non-essential reasons until January 21, 2021. For now, only essential visits will be allowed. 

December 02, 2020
Bulgaria:

Between December 1, 2020, and January 31, 2021, Bulgarian authorities will NOT allow the entry of visitors from third-party countries, except for those who came from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Tunisia, Kuwait, Georgia, Uruguay, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, North Macedonia, Albania, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Kosovo. All visitors must present a negative Covid-19 test and sign a health declaration.

Greece:

Authorities in Greece have extended the border restrictions and entry ban imposed for third-country nationals until December 14, due to the current Coronavirus situation. For now, Greece will only allow the entry of visitors from European Union Member States and the Schengen area, as well as citizens of Japan, Australia, Rwanda, Thailand, South Korea, the UAE, Uruguay, and Singapore.

December 01, 2020
Germany:

The Tartu region in Estonia, the region of western Greece, as well as the whole territory of Portugal, have now been added to Germany’s list of “high-risk areas”. All visitors coming from these areas, including those who have been in these areas in the last ten days, are obliged to self-isolate for ten days. They could end isolation on the fifth day if they get tested for COVID-19, and the result is negative.

Spain:

Authorities in Spain have extended the temporary closure of the Schengen border until December 31st. Therefore, only visitors from within the European Union and Schengen area can enter the country at the moment. Visitors from a few third-party countries with low Covid infection rates can also enter. These are Australia, Rwanda, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Singapore, Uruguay, and Thailand.

United Kingdom:

Estonia and Latvia are the latest countries that have been removed from the UK’s travel corridor list due to an increase in the number of Coronavirus cases in both countries. Visitors coming from both countries will be asked to self-isolate for a period of 14 days upon arrival in the UK. 

Iceland:

Authorities in Iceland are offering a free Covid-19 test for all tourists arriving in the country between December 1, 2020, and January 31, 2021. After January 31st, all visitors who opted to get tested instead of going on quarantine must shoulder the cost of the testing fee, which is around $85 USD.

November 30, 2020
Aruba:

Starting Tuesday, December 1, 2020, travelers from Central America and South America (except Venezuela) will be allowed entry into Aruba. Visitors from Haiti and the Dominican Republic can also enter Aruba on the same day. All visitors are required to fill out the digital Embarkation-Disembarkation Card (ED card), get the Aruba Visitors Insurance, and submit proof of a negative Covid-19 result test.

Ireland:

Starting November 29, Ireland will allow all passengers coming from “red” and “grey” regions to take a PCR test on the fifth day of their quarantine. When their result returns negative, they can end their quarantine. 

Virgin Islands, British:

Starting December 1st, the British Virgin Islands will reopen its borders to international visitors. Tourists who plan on visiting the islands must first register at the BVI Gateway portal at least 48 hours prior to departure and receive a Traveller Authorization Certificate. Visitors are also required to present proof of a negative PCR test taken within five days of departure and medical insurance that includes coverage for Covid-19.

November 28, 2020
Denmark:

Authorities in Denmark have added Finland to its list of Covid-19 high-risk countries, after a surge of infections in the country in the past two weeks. As a result, Finnish residents can no longer enter Denmark, except if they are travelling for essential purposes. 

Norway:

Starting from Saturday, November 28, visitors coming from the Finnish regions of Central Finland, North Karelia, Pirkanmaa and Päijät-Häme will be quarantined for 10 days upon entering Norway. At the same time, the Norwegian authorities advise its citizens against travelling to these areas unless absolutely necessary.


November 26, 2020
Slovakia:

Greece has been added to Slovakia’s “red list” of countries after a recent spike of Covid-19 infections. Starting November 26, all visitors coming from Greece will be asked to submit a negative RT-PCR test result for COVID-19 performed at least 72 hours before entry. They will also be advised to self-isolate for 10 days. At the same time, Ireland and Singapore have been excluded from the red list.



November 25, 2020
Czech Republic:

Since Monday, November 23, all travelers coming from Greece are required to present a negative Covid-19 certificate upon arrival in the Czech Republic. The test should be taken at least 72 hours prior to entry. If they cannot show a Covid-19 certificate, they must self-isolate for two weeks. All visitors are also required to fill out an arrival form. 

United Kingdom:

Starting December 15, visitors coming from countries that are not in the UK’s “travel corridor list” will be given an option to either isolate for 14 days or get tested for Covid-19 after 5 days in isolation. If the test result turns out negative, they can immediately end isolation.

November 24, 2020
Iceland:

Starting December 10, international visitors who have already been recovered from the COVID-19 disease will be exempt from border restrictions when entering Iceland. They only need to show proof of prior infection upon their arrival in order to be allowed entry. 



November 23, 2020
United States:

Starting Tuesday, November 24, all visitors flying into Hawaii will be required to have a negative COVID-19 test result before their departure. This comes after some travelers who arrived in Hawaii without their test results ended up testing positive. If the results are not available before boarding, the traveler will be required to quarantine on arrival.

November 22, 2020
Singapore:

The travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong has been delayed due to the recent spike of Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong. It was originally slated to start Sunday, Nov. 22. However, authorities announced a delay of at least two weeks to the air travel bubble. 

United Kingdom:

The travel corridor list of the UK has been expanded once again, adding 10 more countries and islands to the list. The list now includes Israel, Jerusalem, Namibia, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Uruguay, Bonaire, St Eustatius, and Saba, Northern Mariana Islands, and the US Virgin Islands. All travelers coming from these areas must self isolate for 14 days upon their arrival in the UK.

Chile:

International travelers will be allowed entry into Chile starting Monday, November 23, 2020. Visitors from all countries will be allowed to enter, provided that they submit a negative Covid-19 PCR test result taken 72 hours before boarding. They are also required to have health insurance that can cover COVID-19 treatment. On the first two weeks of opening (until December 7), visitors coming from high-risk countries, including the United States, will be asked to go on a 14-day quarantine upon arrival in the country. 

November 21, 2020
Germany:

Latvia and Lithuania were the most recent countries that have been added to Germany’s list of high-risk countries after the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reported an increase of Covid-19 cases in these countries. Travelers coming from these countries will need to quarantine for 10 days upon their arrival in Germany. Meanwhile, Iceland has been removed from the high-risk list.

Finland:

The entry restrictions that Finnish authorities have imposed on travelers coming from Schengen Zone countries, the non-Schengen EU countries as well as the UK will last until December 13, 2020. Right now, Finland is only allowing visitors from a few third party countries and bans the entry of travelers from most of Europe due to the increased Covid-19 activity.

Canada:

The land borders between the US and Canada could be extended until December 21st. Essential cross-border workers such as healthcare professionals and truck drivers are still permitted to cross.

November 20, 2020
Iceland:

Travelers arriving in Iceland will be offered free testing upon entry into the country from December 1 until January 31. This decision was made in a bid to replace quarantine rules with testing so that more international visitors can enter the country.

November 19, 2020
Chile:

Foreign visitors coming from high-risk countries including the United States must go on a 14-day quarantine when entering Chile between November 23 and December 7, 2020.  Only after December 7, 2020, will foreign visitors from high-risk countries be able to skip the 14-day quarantine. 

November 17, 2020
Lithuania:

Starting Monday, November 16, travelers from Denmark, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands and the USA are required to present a negative result of a Covid-19 test that’s taken no longer than 48 hours upon their entry into Lithuania. This decision was made due to recent reports that the countries mentioned have discovered a mutation of the SARS-CoV-2 in minks, which is the same virus found in humans.

November 15, 2020
Botswana:

International air travel in Botswana is expected to resume on December 1, 2020 at Phillip Gaonwe Matante International Airport in Francistown. All arriving passengers are required to present a negative result of the COVID-19 PCR test taken 72-hours from departure. Visitors will also be screened for COVID-19 symptoms upon entry, and symptomatic passengers could be put in isolation. 

November 14, 2020
Germany:

Authorities in Germany have updated their list of high-risk countries and regions. It now includes entire Canada and Sweden, as well as several regions in Europe. Starting Sunday, November 15, travelers coming from these high-risk areas will be asked to quarantine upon their arrival in Germany. 

United Kingdom:

Greece is the most recent country that has been removed from the UK’s travel corridor list. After November 14, all travelers coming from Greece must go on a mandatory quarantine upon their arrival in the UK, unless they came from the regions of Crete, Corfu Rhodes, Kos, and Zakynthos.

Norway:

The Faroe Islands and some regions in Finland have been removed from Norway’s list of high-risk areas. Starting November 14, visitors coming from these areas will no longer need to quarantine upon their arrival. 

November 13, 2020
Spain:

Starting November 23, visitors coming from high-risk countries will be asked to present a negative result of the Covid-19 test upon entry into Spain. The Covid-19 test must be taken at most 72 hours before their trip.

Cuba:

 The José Martí International Airport in Havana will restart its commercial operations on November 15, 2020. Visitors from all countries are allowed entry, however, they will be tested for COVID-19 at the airport. They must quarantine at their hotel for a maximum of 24 hours while waiting for the test results. If the result is negative, they are free to enjoy their vacation.

United Kingdom:

The entry requirements for travelers coming from countries outside of the “travel corridors” list will be changed. Instead of the 14-day mandatory quarantine, visitors will only need to quarantine for a total of 7 days. Visitors will be tested for Covid-19 using the PCR test on their 5th day in isolation and wait for the result for 2 more days. The PCR test must be paid by the visitor, which costs around £80 to £150. These changes are expected to take effect on December 2.

November 12, 2020
Cyprus:

All EU/EEA countries are now included in Cyprus’ list of “high-risk” countries. Travelers coming from these countries must choose between taking a PCR test or going on quarantine upon entering Cyprus. The negative results of the Coronavirus test should not be older than 72 hours.

Chile:

Authorities in Chile have recently confirmed that they are finally opening their borders for tourism in December. They will allow visitors from all countries to enter but will be required to present proof of a negative PCR test, taken no longer than 72 hours before arrival in Chile.

Singapore:

The air travel between Singapore and Hong Kong will start on November 22 and will initially start with one flight per day. Each flight will only have a maximum of 200 passengers each way. All passengers are required to present negative results of COVID-19 tests and will not be subject to quarantine or stay-home notice.

November 11, 2020
Germany:

All visitors who plan on entering Germany will now be required to register digitally before they are allowed entry. The registration can be done on the website of Digital Entry Registration (DEA). 

Bermuda:

Officials will require all persons wishing to travel to Bermuda to apply for government authorization by completing a form online 1 to 3 days before their trip. Visitors are required to show proof of negative results for  COVID-19 taken via the PCR test for the authorization to be granted. The test must be taken no more than seven days before departure.

November 09, 2020
Lithuania:

Several parts of the UK, as well as Liechtenstein, Ireland, Slovakia, and Switzerland, were recently added to Lithuania’s list of high-risk countries. Starting November 9, visitors coming from these countries must go on quarantine upon arriving in the country.

Norway:

Norwegian authorities have advised its citizens to avoid traveling to the Finnish regions of Östra Savolax, Lapland, and Länsi-Pohja due to the increasing Covid-19 activities in the area. Starting midnight of  November 7, all visitors coming from these areas will be asked to quarantine for 10 days when entering Norway.

November 08, 2020
United Kingdom:

Due to the Covid-19 mink outbreak, all travel from Denmark to the United Kingdom has been banned starting Saturday, November 7. The only visitors who will be allowed to enter the UK from Denmark are British nationals, or residents, who are returning to the country. However, they need to self-isolate along with all other members of their household for at least two weeks from arrival.

Greece:

Starting Wednesday, November 11, all passengers entering Greece, regardless of which country they came from, will be required to submit proof of a negative PCR test that’s taken no longer than 72 hours before departure. 

November 07, 2020
Aruba:

Starting November 1, 2020, the classification of U.S. “hot spot” states are no longer in effect when entering Aruba. Still, visitors from all US states must complete a digital Embarkation-Disembarkation Card (ED card) and purchase the mandatory COVID-19 health insurance before travel. As part of the online Embarkation/ Disembarkation card process, they will now have the option to take a PCR test upon arrival at the airport and the option to provide a certified negative test result prior to travel to Aruba.

Denmark:

Estonia and Norway have been added to Denmark’s list of high-risk countries. Visitors coming from these countries can only enter Denmark for essential purposes. Meanwhile, the Vatican City state has been removed from the high-risk list, which means travelers from the Vatican will be permitted entry into Denmark as tourists.

Finland:

Finnish authorities will allow travelers from Singapore to enter as tourists starting November 9. Aside from Singapore, the other third-countries whose residents can enter Finland as tourists are Australia, Japan, Rwanda, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, New Zealand, and Uruguay. 

November 06, 2020
Sweden:

Citizens of Lithuania can now travel freely to Sweden without the need to undergo quarantine. This decision was made after Swedish authorities decided to lift the ban against non-essential travel to Lithuania due to the improvement of the COVID-19 situation in the country.

Singapore:

Starting November 6, Singapore will allow the entry of short-term visitors from mainland China. If they test negative for COVID-19 upon arrival, they don’t need to serve 14-day isolation. Before flying to Singapore, they must first apply for an Air Travel Pass at least 7 days before their intended date of arrival.

November 05, 2020
Botswana:

Authorities in Botswana have started accepting private charter flights into the country’s resort towns. Since November 1, private charter flights have been allowed to land at the country’s two ports of entry, Maun and Kasane International Airports. 

Virgin Islands, British:

Tourists who plan on visiting the  British Virgin Islands once it reopens its borders on December 1 must first register at the BVI Gateway portal at least 48 hours prior to departure and receive a Traveller Authorization Certificate. Visitors are also required to present proof of a negative PCR test taken within five days of departure and medical insurance that includes coverage for Covid-19.

Nepal:

Trekking and mountaineering activities have already resumed in Nepal. Foreign visitors intending to trek must first get prior approval and provide details of their itinerary. They will also be required to hire a local outfitting company and have health insurance that will cover treatment for Covid-19. Before leaving for their trek, they must first quarantine in a hotel for seven days. They will also be tested at the start and end of their quarantine.

November 04, 2020
Germany:

Starting November 8, the quarantine period for travelers from high-risk countries who will be entering Germany will be shortened. Instead of the usual 14 days, they will only need to quarantine for 10 days. 

United States:

All visitors entering the state of New York will be required to present a negative result of the Covid-19 test that’s taken within three days of departure. Upon arrival in New York, the visitor must quarantine for three days. On the fourth day, the visitor will undergo another Covid-19 test, and only if the result is negative will the visitor be allowed to end quarantine.

November 03, 2020
Lithuania:

Authorities in Lithuania have added more countries to its “red list” of countries. Starting November 2, visitors from Estonia, Cyprus, Germany, Italy, Sweden, as well as those coming from Denmark’s Hovedstaden and Nordjylland regions must go on mandatory quarantine upon arrival in the country. 

Spain:

Residents of Tunisia, Georgia, and Canada are no longer allowed to enter Spain as tourists. This is in response to the recommendation of the EU Council to remove the three countries from the list of epidemiologically safe countries.

November 02, 2020
Curaçao:

Visitors from the US states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Florida can now enter Curacao as tourists. A negative Covid-19 PCR test that’s taken at least 72 hours must be presented upon entry. Visitors from all other states can enter, but they must go on a mandatory quarantine upon arrival and request a permit for entrance before flying into Curacao.

Bahamas:

Starting November 14, all visitors entering The Bahamas will be required to get the COVID Health Insurance coverage when applying for their Bahamas Health Visa. This insurance will cover them for the duration of their stay on the island in the event that they become ill with COVID-19. The cost of the required COVID Health Insurance is included in the Bahamas Health Visa, which must be paid prior to travel.

Germany:

Residents of Singapore can once again enter Germany without the need to go on a mandatory quarantine on arrival. Authorities of both countries are also discussing plans to establish a reciprocal green lane that will open direct flights between the two countries soon. 

November 01, 2020
France:

Despite going into a second lockdown, the borders of France remain open to travelers from EU/EEA countries. However, all visitors will now be required to submit a negative Covid-19 test result taken in the past 72 hours.

Norway:

The borders of Norway will remain closed to third-country citizens until at least June 2021. For now, authorities will only allow the entry of those who are traveling for essential purposes and to visit family members. Travelers from the EU/EEA/Schengen area are allowed entry, but mandatory quarantine is required for those who came from high-risk countries. 

Uruguay:

The borders of Uruguay might remain closed to tourists until 2021. Although the country has been successful in containing the virus, authorities do not want to take chances because of the increasing risk of the virus worldwide.

United Kingdom:

Cyprus and Lithuania have been removed from the UK's “green list” of countries. Starting November 1, all travelers coming from these two countries must go into quarantine on arrival.

Saint Kitts and Nevis:

The borders of St. Kitts & Nevis have already reopened for tourism, allowing visitors from all countries to enter. All visitors are required to submit a negative PCR test taken in the past 72 hours. Those who came from countries outside of the “CARICOM bubble” must stay within their hotel premises for the first 7 days. They will be tested for Covid-19 on their 7th day, and if it returns negative, they are free to book tours and visit select tourist destinations. 

October 31, 2020
Germany:

Authorities in Germany have categorized some regions in the EU as high risk. Starting November 1st, travelers coming from the following regions must go on quarantine for 14 days: Nordjylland region in Denmark, West Macedonia in Greece, Latgale, Riga and Vidzeme in Latvia, Klaipéda, Marijanpolé, Telšiai and Vilnius in Lithuania, Centro region in Portugal, Dalarna, Halland, Kronoberg, Skåne, Västmanland and Västra Götaland in Sweden.

Sweden:

Residents of Georgia, Canada, and Tunisia, are no longer permitted to enter Sweden except for those who are moving to live in the country, persons who are working in critical jobs, and those who need to travel for emergency cases.

Singapore:

On November 6, travelers from mainland China can enter Singapore for leisure travel. Authorities will also allow the entry of visitors from Australia’s Victoria state on the same day. Travelers can enter without quarantine, however, they will be asked to undergo a Covid-19 test upon arrival. 

October 30, 2020
Switzerland:

The Swiss authorities categorized the following countries as high-risk - Andorra, Armenia, Belgium, and the Czech Republic, as well as the following French territories - the Hauts-de-France region, Île de France region, and French Polynesia. Starting Oct. 29, travelers coming from these areas will have to go into quarantine upon arrival in Switzerland.

Argentina:

Starting October 30, 2020, residents of Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Bolivia, and Uruguay can enter Argentina for tourism purposes. There's no mandatory quarantine needed, for as long as they can provide a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of entry. All visitors must also sign an affidavit declaring they are Covid-free and agree to a health screening including temperature checks.

Belarus:

Starting Oct. 29, authorities in Belarus will close the country's land borders with Poland, Ukraine, Latvia, and Lithuania, as part of its measures to combat the spread of coronavirus disease. The only land border that will remain open is the nation's border with Russia. Visitors can still enter the country by air, through the Minsk National Airport, the country's main international airport.

October 29, 2020
Thailand:

According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand, medical insurance with at least US$100,000 coverage is now a compulsory requirement for all foreign visitors wishing to enter Thailand. At present, Thailand is only accepting tourists under the Special Tourist Visa (STV) scheme.

October 28, 2020
United Arab Emirates:

Authorities in Dubai have changed the COVID‑19 PCR test requirements for some arriving passengers. Starting October 26, tourists coming from the UK and Germany will have the option to take a COVID‑19 PCR test on arrival. They have also required some travelers that came from certain destinations to undergo a mandatory two-test rule.

Portugal:

Starting October 31, 2020, visitors coming from Canada will no longer be allowed entry into Portugal except if they are visiting for essential reasons.

Jamaica:

Beginning November, Jamaican authorities will require all foreign visitors to purchase the “Jamaica Cares,” travel insurance plan that will provide visitors with emergency medical and crisis response services in partnership with emergency services firm Global Rescue. This will cost $40 per person and will cover services including “case management, transport logistics, field rescue, evacuation and repatriation for medical emergencies including COVID-19.

October 27, 2020
Lithuania:

Authorities in Lithuania have re-categorized Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Latvia, and Estonia under “yellow countries”. Starting Monday, October 26, citizens coming from these countries will no longer need to undergo quarantine or testing procedures upon entry into Lithuania. 

Norway:

Authorities in Norway have categorized the entire country of Sweden as “red” or high-risk and advises its citizens against non-essential travels to the country. In line with this, all visitors coming from Sweden must undergo a 10-day mandatory quarantine upon entry into Norway. 

Argentina:

The national government of Argentina plans to reopen the country’s borders to tourists coming from its neighboring countries this summer. It was not specified on what specific date the reopening of borders will take place but the summer vacation season in Argentina will usually start around mid-December.

Germany:

Starting Tuesday, October 27, travelers from Canada are no longer allowed entry into Germany, except for urgent or essential reasons. 

Denmark:

Authorities in Denmark have categorized Canada, Georgia, and Tunisia as “high-risk” countries. Travelers coming from these countries are no longer allowed entry into Denmark unless for essential purposes.

October 26, 2020
Costa Rica:

Travelers from all countries can enter Costa Rica starting November 1st. Although not necessary, authorities recommend visitors to present a negative covid-19 test. They should also have travel insurance that could cover eventualities caused by the virus, such as medical expenses and the possible extension of stay in the country.

October 25, 2020
Czech Republic:

On October 22, the Czech Republic has once again closed its borders for tourism after a significant increase of Covid-19 cases. The ban on tourism entry will remain until at least November 3, where it will be reviewed again for possible extension. For now, only essential travelers will be permitted entry.

October 24, 2020
Denmark:

Authorities in Denmark have categorized Cyprus, Latvia, and Germany (with the exception of Schleswig-Holstein) as “high-risk”. Starting October 24, travelers coming from these countries will only be allowed entry into Denmark for essential purposes. Danish citizens and residents are also discouraged from visiting these high-risk countries unless absolutely necessary.

October 23, 2020
United Kingdom:

The Maldives, Canary Islands, Denmark, and the Greek island of Mykonos have recently been added to the UK government’s travel corridors list. Starting Sunday, October 25, travelers coming from these countries will NO longer need to undergo a 14-day mandatory quarantine on arrival.

Costa Rica:

Authorities in Costa Rica have eased the entry requirements for foreign tourists. Starting October 26, visitors arriving in Costa Rica will no longer be required to submit a negative result of a PCR Covid-19 test. Visitors are still required to fill out an electronic Health Pass before travel and ensure that they have the right travel insurance. 

October 22, 2020
Belize:

Authorities in Belize have now allowed visitors to move about freely. However, it is recommended that they remain within the “Tourism Safe Corridor”, such as the Gold Standard certified tourism sites and attractions, restaurants, tour operators, and gift shops.

Saint Kitts and Nevis:

On Oct. 31, 2020, the Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis will reopen its borders to international visitors. The country will implement a phased reopening plan that will allow citizens, permanent residents, and tourists, including Americans, to travel to the islands. All visitors will be subject to restrictions and protocols, such as submitting a negative PCR test result taken within 72 hours of travel.

Thailand:

On Oct. 21, Thailand has reopened its borders to tourism, but with very limited foreign tourists' entry and inbound flights, using the special tourist visas, allowing international visitors to stay in the country for more than 200 days. Visitors must adhere to strict health protocols, such as COVID-19 testing upon arrival and an initial 14-day quarantine. They are also required to have health insurance coverage of at least US$100,000.


October 21, 2020
South Africa:

Authorities in South Africa have significantly reduced their list of “high risk” countries from 60 to only 22. However, the list still includes the United States, UK, Canada, and some European countries. Travelers from high-risk countries can only enter South Africa for essential reasons. All visitors, regardless of the country they came from, must submit a negative PCR test taken no longer than 72 hours from the time of departure.

October 20, 2020
United States:

Authorities in the US have extended the land border closure with Mexico and Canada to all non-essential travels through at least Nov. 21, as part of their ongoing efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus disease.

Lithuania:

Starting October 16, all travelers coming from Italy, Liechtenstein, and Bulgaria must go on a mandatory quarantine upon arrival in Lithuania. These countries have been added to their list of COVID-19 high-risk countries.

Norway:

Authorities in Norway have categorized several regions in Finland as “high-risk". These include Central Häme, Southwest Finland, Lapland, Länsi-Pohja, Central Ostrobothnia, and Southern Ostrobothnia. All travelers from these areas will be quarantined for ten days upon arrival in Norway.

October 19, 2020
Estonia:

Starting Monday, October 19, citizens of Latvia, Lithuania, and Finland can now enter Estonia with no need to quarantine. However, they must present a negative result of Covid-19 test taken no longer than 48 hours upon arrival. 

Maldives:

The testing timeframe for the required Covid-19 test certificate that must be submitted when entering the Maldives has been lengthened. Instead of the usual 72 hours, visitors to the Maldives can now submit a Covid-19 test result that’s issued within the past 96 hours prior to arrival in the country.

October 18, 2020
Taiwan, Province of China:

Authorities in both Taiwan and Palau are discussing plans to form a “travel bubble” between the two countries. Such a "travel bubble" will only be open to group tours, and individual travelers will not be allowed. All visitors must present negative PCR test results before they would be allowed to join the travel group. After Palau, Taiwan plans to pursue travel bubble plans with Australia and New Zealand. 

October 17, 2020
Germany:

As per the recommendation of the Robert Koch Institute, authorities in Germany have added several regions and areas in Europe to its list of high-risk areas. The entire country of France, French Martinique, Malta, Netherlands, and Slovakia were also added to the list. Travelers coming from these areas must go on quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in Germany. 

Denmark:

Starting October 17 at midnight, citizens of Bulgaria, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Poland, San Marino, and the Vatican can only enter Denmark for essential purposes. They will be required to present a valid purpose of entry at Denmark’s port of entries. 

United States:

On October 15, Hawaii reopened its borders to U.S. travelers. State authorities have launched a pre-travel testing program, requiring all visitors to take a Covid-19 PCR test from an approved testing partner no more than 72 hours before departure. All incoming travelers must also pass thermal temperature checks and facial-imaging technology upon arrival. 

Australia:

Citizens of New Zealand are now allowed to enter Australia with no need to quarantine for as long as they have not been to a Covid-19 hotspot in the past 14 days. However, they can only visit the state of New South Wales and the Northern Territory at the moment. Australians are not yet allowed to enter New Zealand. 

October 16, 2020
United Kingdom:

Authorities in the UK removed Italy, San Marino, and the Vatican from its travel corridor list. Starting October 15, travelers coming from these countries will have to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival.

October 15, 2020
Cape Verde:

Authorities in Cape Verde announced the resumption of commercial international air and maritime travel on Oct. 12. Travelers entering Cape Verde must present a negative COVID-19 test certificate taken at least 72 hours before travel. They must also complete an online health surveillance form and an airport security tax form.

Singapore:

Authorities in both Singapore and Hong Kong are discussing plans for a “Covid-19 Travel Bubble” between the two countries. This agreement will allow visitors from both countries to visit each other’s country without the need to go on quarantine. Tourists will be allowed to enter, but group tours are banned since it goes against the social distancing rules. It was not revealed when this will take place, but full details will be announced soon. 

October 14, 2020
Curaçao:

Authorities in Curaçao has announced a plan to allow the entry of visitors from the US in November but only if they came from the following U.S. states - New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. To be allowed entry, visitors from these states must present proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel. 

October 13, 2020
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines:

Visitors arriving from the CARICOM countries will now be required to present a negative PCR test result prior to arrival in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Travelers may be tested again upon arrival and may be required to quarantine for up to three days while they await the results. Travelers from Barbados are exempt from the restrictions, however, they may be required to take a COVID-19 test upon arrival.

Guyana:

The government of Guyana has announced the reopening of the country’s airport for international commercial flights on October 12, 2020. Visitors are required to wear masks during flight and must have a negative result of the Covid-19 PCR test. If the test was taken within 72 hours prior to arrival, the passenger will be allowed to freely leave the airport. However, if the test was taken in the past seven days prior to travel, they will be asked to take another test on arrival, which they need to pay for. 

Panama:

On October 12, 2020, the borders of Panama have reopened to all travelers including international tourists. Arriving passengers will be asked to undergo health screenings at all airports. All travelers must also present a negative PCR test or antigen test taken within 48 hours before arrival. Those who cannot present a negative test result will be subjected to testing at the airport. If the test is negative, no quarantine is needed.

United Kingdom:

 An air corridor will soon be opened between London and New York. Authorities in both the UK and the USA are discussing the possibility of allowing air travel between the two major cities with no restrictions in order to facilitate the movement of people during the holidays. The plan could be implemented by Thanksgiving so people could easily reunite with their loved ones. Although quarantine requirements will be lifted for Americans entering the UK once this plan will be rolled out, all travelers will be tested for Covid-19 before their flight and again upon arrival. 

October 12, 2020
Nepal:

Authorities in Nepal will allow trekking and mountaineering activities to resume on October 17, 2020. Foreign tourists who will take part in these activities must first quarantine in a hotel for seven days before leaving for their trek or climb. They will also be tested for Covid-19 at the start and end of the quarantine period.


Thailand:

The Foreign Ministry of Thailand has announced that the new Special Tourist visa will only be available to tourists from countries deemed to be at ‘low risk’ from Covid-19. They have not released a list of low-risk countries yet, but it is understood that this list will include China, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, and Hong Kong.

Finland:

Authorities in Finland have reimposed travel restrictions for visitors coming from Liechtenstein, Latvia and Cyprus. Starting Monday, October 12, visitors from these countries will only be allowed entry for essential purposes.

October 11, 2020
Norway:

Starting October 10, travelers coming from Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Latvia, and some parts of Sweden and Finland will be required to go on a mandatory 10-day quarantine upon arrival in Norway. These areas have been added to Norway’s list of “high-risk” areas after the surge in the number of new Covid-19 cases. 

Brazil:

The reopening of Brazil’s land and sea borders have been extended until at least Nov. 1. For now, the only way for tourists to enter Brazil is through international air travel. 

October 10, 2020
Denmark:

Authorities in Denmark have classified several regions in Sweden as “high-risk” due to the increasing number of coronavirus cases in these regions. These regions are Stockholm, Halland, Blekinge, Jämtland Härjedalen, Kronoberg, Uppsala, Västmanland, and Örebro. Travelers coming from these regions can no longer enter Denmark as tourists. If entering for essential purposes, a mandatory quarantine will be required.

Germany:

Authorities in Germany have decided to reinstate the entry ban for travelers coming from Georgia and Tunisia since both countries have been listed again as coronavirus high-risk areas. Travelers coming from these countries will not be allowed to enter Germany unless their visit is absolutely necessary.

Malta:

On October 2, Sweden has been removed on the entry ban of Malta. This means that citizens of Sweden can now enter Malta with no mandatory testing or quarantine. 

Switzerland:

Swiss officials have updated its list of  high-risk countries and territories. Starting October 12, travelers coming from the following countries and regions must isolate for 10 days on arrival: Austria (Land Burgenland, Land Salzburg), Canada, Georgia, Germany (Land Berlin, and Land Hamburg) Italy (Region Campania, Region Sardinia, Region Veneto),Iran, Jordan, Russia, Slovakia, and Tunisia.

October 09, 2020
United Kingdom:

Authorities in the UK have removed several Greek islands from its quarantine list due to decreased Covid-19 cases in these areas. Starting October 10, travelers coming from the islands of Lesvos, Tinos, Serifos, Santorini, and Zakynthos will no longer need to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival.

Italy:

Authorities in Italy have added the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Czech Republic, and Belgium to its list of high-risk countries. Travelers coming from these countries will now be required to submit a negative Covid-19 test taken 72 hours prior to arrival. 

Cyprus:

Lithuania has been removed from the “safe-countries list” of Cyprus. Starting October 9, travelers coming from Lithuania must present a negative Covid-19 test taken 72 hours before arrival. Meanwhile, Belgium, Slovakia, and Georgia were downgraded to “Category C”, which means travelers from these countries must go on a mandatory 14-day quarantine upon arrival in Cyprus.

October 08, 2020
Singapore:

Travelers from Vietnam and Australia will be allowed entry into Singapore starting today, October 8, 2020. Visitors from these countries must first apply for an Air Travel Pass and must undergo a PCR test upon arrival. They can only go about their activities after they get a negative test result. All visitors are also required to use the TraceTogether app for the duration of their stay in the country.

Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of:

Authorities in North Macedonia reached an agreement with Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, and Bosnia to remove all border restrictions. Based on the principle of reciprocity, a negative Covid-19 test result will no longer be required for the citizens of Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, and Bosnia when entering North Macedonia. This decision will take effect on Oct 12.

October 07, 2020
Madagascar:

The island of Nosy Be in Madagascar has reopened for international travel on October 1st. All arriving passengers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test upon entry and undergo health screening procedures. A return air ticket must also be presented. While in Nosy Be, visitors are not allowed to travel in other parts of Madagascar.

Guyana:

Authorities in Guyana announced that the reopening of the country’s borders to international traffic will take place on October 12. Airport operations will be resumed with its own COVID-19 guidelines and measures which includes testing of all persons entering Guyana. 

Costa Rica:

Starting November 1, Costa Rica will allow the entry of tourists coming from all states in the US. Currently, Costa Rica is only allowing travelers from a few US states. All travelers will be required to have tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of departure and complete a health form beforehand. Travelers must also have insurance to cover up to $50,000 in medical costs should a traveler become sick while on their trip.

October 06, 2020
Greece:

Starting October 3rd, passengers traveling to Greece by air from Poland will be required to submit a negative Covid-19 test taken up to 72 hours before their arrival. Furthermore, the suspension of flights between Greece and Turkey will be extended until Oct. 12. 

Lithuania:

Authorities in Lithuania will no longer require travelers from high-risk areas to submit a negative COVID-19 test prior to departure starting Oct. 2. However, they are still required to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival, which can be reduced to 10 days if a test taken after 8 days of self-isolation will turn out negative.

Cuba:

Varadero, a famous beach resort in Cuba, will reopen for tourism on October 15. Cuba has since reopened to tourists on July 1st but is reopening in phases, and Varadero will be the latest area that  Cuban authorities will reopen. Tourists arriving in Cuba will be tested at the airport. After the test is taken, the traveler will quarantine at their hotel for a maximum of 24 hours until the results are available.

Panama:

On October 12, 2020, Panama will reopen its borders to international visitors from all countries. All incoming travelers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test on arrival taken no more than 48 hours. If the test was taken more than 48 hours from arrival, passengers will be asked to take a rapid test at the airport and will pay for the cost of such test. 

Kazakhstan:

On October 5, Kazakhstan toughens COVID-19 travel restrictions and suspended the resumption of flights with several other countries. In addition, starting October 6, authorities will prohibit the entry of foreigners without a negative Covid-19 certificate taken within 72 hours of travel. This rule does not apply to citizens of Kazakhstan, members of official delegations of foreign states, and international organizations.

October 05, 2020
Peru: International flights will resume in Peru today, October 5th. However, flights are only limited to its neighboring countries of Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Spain, and the United States. It’s not yet clear if travelers from all countries will be allowed entry, however, all passengers are required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of flight departure. 
October 04, 2020
Bahamas:

Starting November 1st, Bahamas will remove the mandatory quarantine that authorities have imposed on all arriving passengers, including foreign tourists. However, the new protocols will require passengers to obtain a Covid-19 PCR test taken no more than seven days prior to their travel date.

October 03, 2020
Australia:

On October 16, citizens of New Zealand will be allowed to enter Australia under the trans-Tasman travel bubble agreement. However, the first phase will only allow them to visit New South Wales and the Northern Territory. More areas will be opened at a later stage. No quarantine is needed for as long as they came from coronavirus-free areas in the past 14 days.

Germany:

Authorities in Germany have categorized several areas in Europe as high-risk. Travelers from these areas will not be allowed to enter Germany as tourists and they can cancel their bookings free of charge. These areas include Belgium and Iceland, as well as some areas of the UK such as Wales and Northern Ireland. French regions Pays de la Loire and Burgundy are also considered high-risk, along with the various regions of Lithuania, Estonia, Ireland, Croatia, Slovenia, Hungary, and Romania.

Denmark:

Starting October 3, travelers coming from Slovakia and San Marino can no longer enter Denmark for non-essential travels due to the high rate of coronavirus infection from these countries. If entering for essential purposes, they will be quarantined for 14 days upon arrival 

Hungary:

The border closure of Hungary will be extended for another month due to a sharp increase in the number of coronavirus cases in the country. Only travelers coming from the Visegrád Group (Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia) are allowed to enter but they must present a negative COVID-19 test result.

Finland:

Starting October 5, travelers from Lithuania, Poland, and San Marino will no longer be allowed to enter Finland except for essential reasons. The decision was made after an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in these three European countries.

Norway:

Starting October 3, the Blekinge and Södermanland regions of Sweden and Finland’s Uusimaa region will be placed under Norway’s “red” list of countries. This means that travelers coming from these areas will have to undergo a 10-day mandatory quarantine on arrival. 

October 02, 2020
United Kingdom:

Starting October 3, travelers arriving from Turkey, Poland, and the Caribbean islands of Bonaire, St Eustatius, and Saba will need to quarantine for 14 days. Authorities have also increased the fines for travelers who fail to isolate, from £3,200 to £10,000. 

Thailand:

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has confirmed that the Special Tourist Visa (STV) scheme will be rolled out this month. During the initial stage of Thailand’s reopening to tourism, the first flight carrying 120 tourists from China will arrive on Oct. 8.

Costa Rica:

Residents of the US state of California can now enter Costa Rica as tourists. To be allowed entry, they must provide a driver’s license or a state I.D. as proof that they live in California. They also need to submit a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hours prior to arrival. 

Argentina:

Commercial international flights are set to resume on October 12 in Argentina. It’s not yet clear if authorities will allow the entry of foreign tourists once the country resumes flight operations. 

Saint Kitts and Nevis:

The Tourism Authority of the St. Kitts and Nevis has once again postponed its tourism reopening. As per the latest update, the dual-island nation will welcome visitors to its shores beginning October 31, 2020. 

October 01, 2020
Mauritius:

The borders of Mauritius has officially reopened for tourism. All passengers are required to submit a negative PCR test taken no more than 7 days. They are also required to show proof of travel package purchase that includes accommodation at a designated hotel for the mandatory 14-day in-room quarantine. All visitors will also be tested on arrival and after 7 days and 14 days of their stay on the island. If the test returns positive, the visitor will be transferred to a medical institution for treatment.

South Africa:

The borders of South Africa has already reopened for tourism. All travelers will be required to submit a negative PCR test taken no longer than 72 hours from the time of departure. Travelers from high-risk countries or those countries with significantly higher numbers of infections and deaths than South Africa will not be permitted entry for leisure travel. 

Oman:

Has reopened its borders for international travelers but foreign visitors will require prior approval before being allowed entry into the country. All visitors must pre-book a COVID PCR test to be undertaken at the airport on arrival. If the test results are negative, those visiting for less than seven days can continue their stay in the Sultanate normally, but those staying for 8 days or more must quarantine for two weeks regardless of the test result. 

Belize:

Has already reopened its borders for International visitors. All foreign tourists must download the Belize Health App and fill out the required information. They are also required to present a negative Covid-19 PCR test result that’s taken within 72 hours before boarding. The Government of Belize does not currently have any travel bans in place for any country, which means visitors from all countries can visit.

Cayman Islands:

Authorities of the Cayman Islands will not yet allow the entry of foreign tourists when it reopens on October 1st. Only homeowners, students and those with close family ties to residents can enter during the first phase of border reopening. Tourists are expected to be allowed to visit the islands in phase two, however, no date has been set yet.

Zimbabwe:

The borders of Zimbabwe have already reopened to tourists. All travelers will need to present an official certificate proving that they tested negative for Covid-19. The test must be taken within 48 hours of departure. Visitors that do not fulfill the PCR test requirement will be subject to quarantine for 14-21 days.

Uganda:

The airport and land borders of Uganda have already reopened to tourists. Any passenger arriving into the country must have a negative Covid-19 PCR test result from an accredited laboratory of its country of origin. The test must be conducted within 72 hours before the scheduled departure

Singapore:

On October 8, Singapore will allow the entry of visitors from Australia, excluding those coming from the state of Victoria. It will also permit the entry of travelers from Vietnam on the same day.

September 30, 2020
Saint Lucia:

Officials in Saint Lucia would now require all travelers outside of the designated  “Caribbean Bubble Countries” to provide proof of an accommodation reservation in a government-approved facility for the mandatory 14-day self-quarantine period. All travelers must also submit a negative result from a PCR test taken no more than 7 days from arrival. Travelers coming from the “Caribbean Bubble” countries are exempted from the mandatory quarantine, but they must provide a negative Covid-19 test result. 

United Arab Emirates:

On September 24, the UAE authorities have started allowing tourists to visit Abu Dhabi and the northern emirates. Each of the emirates has different policies for inbound and outbound passengers. Arrivals into Abu Dhabi will be required to undergo a PCR test and will be given a tracking wristband that they must wear for their entire 14-day quarantine.

Oman:

All travelers to Oman will require prior approval once the country reopens its borders on October 1st. Only Omani citizens and residents with valid residency permits are allowed to enter without the need to request for approval. 

Australia:

Citizens of New Zealand can begin traveling to Australia with no need to quarantine by November, with Sydney likely to be the first area to reopen to Kiwi travelers. On the other hand, Australians may be able to travel to New Zealand with no quarantine requirements in January or February.

Canada:

Canadian authorities have once again extended travel restrictions to foreign travelers as cases of Covid-19 infections continue to rise in the country. According to the latest update, coronavirus travel restrictions could be extended until October 31st.

September 29, 2020
Slovenia:

Austria, Hungary, and Croatia were added in Slovenia’s list of COVID-19 high-risk countries, while Poland and Serbia have been put on the list of safe countries. Travelers from high-risk countries must quarantine for 10 days and take a COVID-19 test while travelers from the safe list can enter with no mandatory quarantine or test requirement. 

Switzerland:

Travelers coming from San Marino and Kosovo are no longer required to self-isolate when entering Switzerland starting September 28. Several areas have also been added to Switzerland’s red list, which means visitors from these areas must isolate for 10 days. These include Belgium, Hungary, Denmark, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Slovenia, Portugal, and the UK. The region of Brittany in France, Upper and Lower Austria, and Liguria in Italy were also added on the red list. 

September 28, 2020
Virgin Islands, British:

On December 1st, the British Virgin Islands will officially reopen its borders for international tourism. Authorities have not yet announced specific health and safety protocols for the entry of visitors, although these will likely be revealed soon. 

Barbados:

Authorities in Barbados have tightened the travel protocols for visitors. Visitors from medium and high-risk countries, including the US, UK, France, and the Netherlands must submit a negative Covid-19 test taken 3 days before arrival. During the first two days, they must only stay in their hotel. After 2 - 3 days, they will undergo another test. If they tested negative, they are free to go out of their hotel and explore. These new protocols will take effect on Oct. 1st.

Peru:

International air travel will resume from October 5 between Peru and Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Spain and the United States. Authorities stated that the first visitors that will be permitted entry are those traveling for business or professional reasons. It’s not yet clear if tourists will be allowed entry once Peru reopens its borders. 

Ukraine:

After closing its borders on August 29, Ukraine will once again reopen for non-essential travels on September 28. The same rules of entry will apply for arriving tourists. Visitors coming from “Green” zones can enter with no restrictions, while those from “Red” zones will have to quarantine for 14-days, with the option to take PCR testing to end their quarantine early.

September 27, 2020
Germany:

Luxembourg is once again classified as a high-risk country in Germany due to the increase in new Covid-19 cases in the country. This means that travelers coming from Luxembourg can only cross the border to Germany for essential purpose, provided they have a negative Covid-19 test taken not more than 48 hours.

Finland:

Authorities in Finland have tightened travel restrictions for residents of some countries outside of the EU. Starting Sept. 28, travelers from Canada, Georgia, and Tunisia can no longer enter Finland, except for work-related travel and other types of essential travels.

September 26, 2020
Israel:

Starting Sept 25, authorities in Israel will restrict departing flights amid the country’s ongoing nationwide lockdown. Transportation minister says passengers may still take flights out of the country if they booked their tickets before the start of the lockdown. 

Denmark:

Authorities in Denmark have added Slovenia, Iceland, Ireland, and the UK to their list of "banned" countries. Starting Sept. 26, travellers from these countries are no longer permitted to enter Denmark for non-essential travels.

Myanmar:

Authorities in Myanmar have extended international flights suspension until October 31, which means that the country’s reopening plans for October 1st have been postponed. The decision was made in order to control the increasing COVID-19 cases in the country. 

Norway:

Effective Sept. 26, Iceland and Lithuania, as well as the Vasterbotten region in Sweden and the Finnish regions of Central Finland (Keski-Suomi) and Paijanne-Hame, will be classified as high-risk areas. Travelers coming from these areas will be required to self-isolate for 10 days upon entry to Norway.

Finland:

Starting September 28, entry into Finland from Cyprus, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Poland, San Marino and the Vatican will NOT be restricted. However, travel restrictions will be put in place  for traffic between Finland and Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland, except for essential reasons.

September 25, 2020
United Kingdom:

Authorities in England and Scotland have added Denmark, Slovakia, Iceland, and Curacao to its Quarantine List. Starting Sept. 26, travelers arriving from these countries will need to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival.

Saudi Arabia:

Authorities in Saudi Arabia suspended air travel with India, Brazil, and Argentina from Sept. 23 due to increased COVID-19 activity in those countries. Passengers who have traveled to those countries in the past 14 days prior to their arrival in the KSA will be barred from entry. The measure excludes travelers with official government invitations.

Thailand:

The quarantine requirements for foreign tourists may be shortened in November if the first batch of inbound tourists in October is clear of Covid-19 infections. This applies to tourists visiting under the special tourist visa (STV) that will allow visitors to stay in Thailand for up to six months.

September 24, 2020
Belgium:

Authorities in Belgium no longer ban the entry of visitors from the “Red Zone areas” within the EU and Schengen Area countries and some third party countries. However, travelers coming from these areas must take a COVID-19 test on arrival and self-quarantine for seven days. They will take a second test on the fifth day of their quarantine. If the test returns positive, then the self-quarantine period is extended by another seven days. But if it’s negative, the traveler can end quarantine.

South Africa:

Authorities in South Africa will adopt a risk-based system in selecting which countries’ travellers will be allowed into the country once it reopens in October. They are still in the process of assessing which countries would be allowed and which would be placed on a high-risk list, based on the current coronavirus situation.

September 23, 2020
Uganda:

Land and air borders, including the Entebbe International Airport (EBB), will reopen Oct. 1st. On arrival, visitors are required to provide a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival. Tour operators and local partners must ensure that passengers proceed directly to their accommodation and limit interaction with Ugandans. There will be no requirement to quarantine.

Cyprus:

Authorities in Cyprus have narrowed down their COVID-19 safe-countries list (Category A). The only countries that are now in the list are Germany, Lithuania, Latvia, Finland, New Zealand, Australia, South Korea and Thailand. Starting Sept 24, only visitors from these countries can enter Cyprus with no restrictions. Canada and Norway were moved to Category B, which means visitors from these countries have to show a negative result of PCR test taken no longer than 72 hours before their arrival.

September 22, 2020
Italy:

Starting Sept. 22, persons arriving from the following regions in France will undergo mandatory COVID-19 tests upon entry into Italy - Ile-de-France (including Paris), Auvergne-Rhone Alpes, Corsica, Hauts-de-France, Nouvelle-Acquitaine and Occitanie, and Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur regions.

Kyrgyzstan:

Scheduled commercial flights between Kyrgyzstan and Russia have resumed as of Sept. 21. Travelers arriving from Russia can enter with no mandatory test or quarantine. On the other hand, Kyrgyz citizens traveling to Russia must produce proof of having tested negative for COVID-19 using a PCR test taken no more than 3 days prior to arrival.

Uzbekistan:

Starting October 1, travelers arriving from Austria, China, Finland, Georgia, Hungary, Japan, Latvia, Malaysia, South Korea, and Thailand will be permitted entry into Uzbekistan without restrictions. Arrivals who have visited any other countries in the previous 14 days must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test taken in the past 72 hours and self-isolate for 14 days on arrival.

September 21, 2020
Sint Maarten (Dutch part):

Starting September 15, the time frame for the required Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test has been extended from 72 hours to 120 hours. Aside from the negative PCR test, all visitors to Sint Maarten must complete an online health declaration form and obtain a health insurance coverage. 

Virgin Islands, U.S.:

After closing for a month due to a  surge in Covid-19 cases, the US Virgin Islands have once again reopened its borders for tourism. All visitors must register at the USVI Travel Screening Portal and submit a negative Covid-19 test result. Upon arrival, all visitors are required to present the travel certification received from the portal, along with the original copy of the Covid-19 test result.

September 19, 2020
United Arab Emirates:

Travelers arriving into Abu Dhabi will be required to go on quarantine for 14 days and must wear an electronic tracking bracelet. This measure does not apply to Dubai and other emirates. If the traveler arrives in one of the UAE's other emirates but would want to visit Abu Dhabi, the 14-day quarantine requirement still applies.

Canada:

Canadian and US authorities have agreed to extend the ban on nonessential ground travel across the two nations' shared borders through at least Oct. 21 as part of their efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus disease. The measure does not affect trade or essential business travel.

Norway:

Authorities in Norway have updated their list of high-risk countries. Starting Sept. 18, the Savo region of Finland, and the Zealand and Jutland regions of Denmark are now classified as high-risk. Estonia has also been added to this category. Travelers from areas that are deemed high-risk are required to self-isolate for 10 days upon their arrival.

Slovakia:

Authorities in Slovakia have removed the Czech Republic from its list of safe countries, due to its recent spike of Covid-19 cases. Meanwhile, Bulgaria, Sweden, and Canada were added to the list, which means travelers from these countries can now enter Slovakia with no restrictions.

Germany:

Authorities in Germany have considered Vienna as a high-risk area, after an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Austria’s capital city. Travellers arriving in Germany from Vienna must provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test or undergo a free test on arrival.  

September 18, 2020
United Kingdom:

Effective Sept. 19, authorities in England will require international travelers from mainland Slovenia and Guadeloupe to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival due to the increasing COVID-19 activity in those countries. On the same day, travelers arriving from Singapore and Thailand will no longer be required to self-isolate upon arrival.

Colombia:

Beginning Sept. 19, international flights with the US, Mexico, Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Guatemala will be restarted. However, these flights will only be accessible in specific airports.  Travelers must wear a protective face covering at all times. In addition, international travelers entering Colombia must provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken no more than four days prior to the travel date. 

Denmark:

Authorities in Denmark will tighten COVID-19 related entry restrictions for travelers from several countries beginning Sept. 19. Travelers from Austria, Hungary, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Romania, Switzerland, and Portugal will no longer be allowed to enter the country, except for essential purposes, such as work, study, or family reasons.

Ireland:

From Sept. 21, only travelers from Northern Ireland, Cyprus, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland will be allowed entry into the country without having to self-isolate upon arrival.  All other travelers, including Irish citizens returning from other locations, must self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. 

Guatemala:

Authorities in Guatemala will reopen the country's land, air, and sea ports of entry to passenger traffic from Sept. 18. All persons entering Guatemala must present a negative COVID-19 test result taken up to no more than 72 hours before entry, or must self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. 

El Salvador:

Officials in El Salvador will reopen the country's airports to all international travelers from Sept. 19.  Commercial passenger flights will resume gradually, with authorities intending to operate at full capacity from early October. To be permitted entry, all passengers must present proof of a negative COVID test, taken no more than 72 hours before travel.

Costa Rica:

Starting October 1st, residents from the US state of California will be allowed to enter the country. All US travelers are required to complete an online health declaration form prior to arrival and provide proof of purchased health insurance and accommodation in case of quarantine. A negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours prior to arrival is also required. 

Latvia:

The Cabinet of Ministers of Latvia have reduced the self-isolation requirement to only 10 days. Starting Sept. 17, travelers arriving from high-risk countries will have to isolate for only 10 days instead of 14. 

Dominican Republic:

As of Sept. 15, authorities in the Dominican Republic have relaxed entry requirements for all travelers arriving by air. Arriving passengers are no longer required to present a negative PCR test. However, travelers may be randomly selected for rapid testing upon arrival at the airport. Persons testing positive will be required to enter quarantine.

September 17, 2020
South Africa:

Will officially reopen its borders for tourism on October 1, 2020. The plan is to gradually and cautiously ease the restrictions on international travel. It’s not yet clear if they are allowing visitors from all countries or from select countries only. There’s no mandatory quarantine, however, visitors will be required to submit a negative result of the Covid-19 PCR test taken no longer than 72 hours prior to departure.


Thailand:

Thai authorities will be introducing a special long-stay tourist visa that will allow foreign visitors to stay in the country for 90 days. Applicants must book a hotel or any private accommodation where they will stay for the entire 90-day duration, including their 14-day quarantine. No details have been released yet on which countries are eligible for this visa.

United States:

Hawaii plans to provide a new option to travelers starting October 15th. It will allow travelers to provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken at most 72 hours prior to arrival and the need for a 14-day quarantine will no longer be required. The option to quarantine for 14 days without needing a test will still remain.

September 16, 2020
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines:

Officials in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines would require persons arriving from the US, including those who transited through another country, to submit a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken in the last 7 days and to test negative again on arrival. They will also be required to quarantine at an approved hotel for at least 5 days and proof of the pre-paid hotel reservation must be provided upon arrival. This measure also applies to all passengers arriving from other "high-risk" countries, including Guyana, Mexico, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Saint Lucia:

Travelers arriving by air from any of the "Caribbean Bubble" locations are exempt from COVID-19 test entry requirements. Regardless, all travelers must submit a Pre-Arrival Travel Registration Form and provide all contact and travel history information.

Viet Nam:

On Sept 15, Vietnam has reopened its borders for international visitors. However, they will only allow foreign experts, investors, managers, skilled workers, and resident diplomats at the moment. Foreign tourists remain barred from boarding inbound flights and visiting Vietnam.

Mauritius:

Authorities have announced a phased reopening of Mauritian borders for international travel in October. Mauritian nationals, residents, and holders of work/occupational permits will be given priority for travel. The next phase will be the complete reopening of the borders, which will allow the entry of tourists. However, the decision will be based on the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Nigeria:

As of Sept. 15, International and domestic commercial flights have resumed in Nigeria. Flights will only be operating through Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) in Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport (ABV) in Abuja. Travelers must present proof of having tested negative for COVID-19 taken up to 96 hours prior to arrival. All visitors must self-quarantine for at least 7 days in the city of their arrival regardless of negative test status.

Greece:

Passengers of flights from Bulgaria, Romania, UAE, Malta, Belgium, Spain, Albania, North Macedonia and Hungary (as of September 16, 2020 until September 30, 2020) to Greece will be required to have a negative molecular test result (PCR) for COVID-19, performed up to 72 hours before their entry to Greece.

September 15, 2020
Slovenia:

Beginning Sept. 14, Slovenia will reduce the quarantine duration of some arriving passengers. Instead of 14 days, travelers arriving from countries designated as “medium risk” and “high-risk” will be required to self-isolate for only 10 days.

Cyprus:

Northern Cyprus continues to extend International flights suspension until Sept. 16 due to lack of COVID-19 quarantine accommodation capacity. 

Saudi Arabia:

Authorities in Saudi Arabia will partially lift restrictions on international travel starting Sept. 15. Citizens of the GCC member countries will now be allowed to enter and exit the country. All travelers must provide proof of having tested negative for COVID-19 48 hours before their arrival. All arriving passengers will be tested for COVID-19 and be subject to a mandatory 7-day quarantine.

Lithuania:

Starting September 15, every traveller arriving in Lithuania will have to electronically submit their personal data to the National Public Health Centre and present the confirmation received, along with the QR code, at the time of boarding.

Puerto Rico:

As of September 12, Puerto Rico has once again reopened its borders for tourism. It allows visitors from all countries to enter EXCEPT for those coming from all European Union countries, China, Brazil, UK, Ireland, and Iran. Visitors must complete an online travel declaration, submit a negative result of Covid test taken no more than 72 hours prior to departure, and self-quarantine at their own expense upon arrival for 14 days, or the length of the visit, whichever is shorter.

September 14, 2020
Denmark:

The Czech Republic has been added in Denmark’s list of Coronavirus high-risk countries. This means that travelers from the Czech Republic are prohibited from entering Denmark except for certain essential reasons. 

El Salvador:

On September 19, El Salvador will open its air borders and allow international flights to resume at El Salvador International Airport (SAL). Travelers arriving into the country must provide a negative PCR test result taken no more than 72 hours prior to departure.

Georgia:

Authorities extended the suspension of international flights until at least October 31. Flights between Tbilisi and Riga, Paris, and Munich are exempted from such suspension, as well as cargo, governmental, medical, and emergency flights.

Colombia:

On September 21, Colombia is set to resume international flights. The country’s health authorities are still finalizing the protocols that will include coronavirus tests for arriving passengers. In addition, the availability of flights will depend on destination countries, airport capacity and the interest of carriers.

September 12, 2020
Switzerland:

The Swiss authorities updated their list of high-risk countries. Starting Sept. 14, travelers arriving from any of these areas are required to self-quarantine for 10 days. These include the British Virgin Islands, Czech Republic, the city-state of Vienna in Austria, French regions of Centre-Val de Loire, Corse, Hauts-de-France, Ile de France, Normandie, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Occitanie, Pays de la Loire, and Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur. 

Czech Republic:

Beginning Sept. 14, authorities in the Czech Republic will ease the COVID-19 entry restrictions for travelers arriving from Romania. Travelers from Romania will no longer be required to self-isolate upon arrival.

Finland:

Authorities to ease COVID-19-related entry restrictions that will take effect on Sept. 19. As per the recent directives, travelers arriving from Bulgaria, Cyprus, Iceland, Germany, Norway, Poland, Serbia, Sweden, Georgia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, Australia, Canada, and Japan can enter for leisure travels without restrictions. However, travelers from Hungary and Italy are no longer permitted entry, except for essential purposes. 

Latvia:

Authorities in Latvia will now include Estonia to the country's list of countries with elevated COVID-19 cases. Starting Sept. 12, travelers arriving from Estonia will be required to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival.

Mauritania:

The Nouakchott International Airport has resumed operations for commercial flights. Mauritania Airlines said that it will organize weekly flights to a number of African capitals, asking those who wish to travel via its routes to visit its website for more information related to travel conditions.

Malta:

Authorities in Malta have updated its list of "Amber" or medium-risk areas. As of Sept. 11, it added the French cities of Paris and Marseille, the Spanish regions of Barcelona, Girona, and Madrid, as well as the Czech Republic, Romania, and Tunisia to the list. Travelers arriving from these locations need to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival.

September 11, 2020
Namibia:

Authorities have amended its tourism initiative protocols. According to the amendments, tourists who intend to stay at their first pre-booked facility for less than five days can now proceed to their next destination before the seven-day period is over. However, they must be tested for Covid-19 on the fifth day. 

United Kingdom:

Travelers coming from mainland Portugal, Hungary, French Polynesia, and Reunion are required to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival starting 0400 on Sept. 12. The restriction does not apply to travelers arriving from the Portuguese islands of Madeira or the Azores. As of the same time, travelers arriving from Sweden will no longer be required to self-isolate upon arrival.

Cyprus:

Authorities in Northern Cyprus are suspending all inbound commercial flights to Ercan Airport starting midnight, Wednesday, September 9 due to lack of COVID-19 quarantine accommodation capacity. The suspension of flights will run until the end of this week, September 13. 

Peru:

On October 1st, Peru will resume international flight operations and will put in place stringent safety measures. The first routes will include flights to Mexico and Chile. Brazil, United States, and Spain are also among those countries with which Peru is planning to restart flights. All passengers should undergo a coronavirus test one week prior to arrival.

United States:

The US Government has decided to end Covid-19 screening of international travelers arriving at airports. It will now focus more on voluntary measures, such as educating passengers and collecting contact information online. The health screening measures will end on Sept. 14.

September 10, 2020
Kyrgyzstan:

Will resume flights with Kuwait on Sept. 10 and with Uzbekistan on Sept. 20. Travellers arriving from Kuwait or Uzbekistan are exempted from the mandatory 14-day quarantine requirement upon arrival. All passengers will be subject to health screenings, including a temperature check.

Egypt:

Authorities to resume direct flights between Cairo and Moscow on Sept. 17. All travellers are required to complete a monitoring card and provide proof of health insurance upon arrival. A negative PCR test certificate taken within 72 hours will also be required for all travellers.

Zimbabwe:

International commercial passenger flights will resume on October 1. Travelers will be required to submit a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours prior to arrival. Those who cannot provide a test result will be subject to a 21-day self-quarantine.

Angola:

Domestic flights are permitted to resume from Sept. 14, and international travel is permitted to resume from Sept. 21. All travelers are required to submit a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours prior to departure or arrival.

Virgin Islands, U.S.:

Leisure travelers will be permitted entry again from Sept. 19 after closing its borders on Aug. 19 due to a spike in COVID-19 cases. All visitors are required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken up to five days prior to arrival or be subject to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine. 

September 09, 2020
Barbados:

Amended its COVID-19 entry requirements. Effective Sept. 14, travelers from “medium-risk” countries will be required to take a second test after seven days. Those who test negative will NOT be subjected to further monitoring, while those who test positive will be placed in an isolation facility. Anyone who refuses the test will be subject to quarantine protocols.

Uzbekistan:

Resumed international passenger flights with Turkey and the UAE on Sept. 4, flights with Germany will resume Sept 10, Kazakhstan on Sept. 11, Kyrgyzstan on Sept. 14, and the United States on Sept. 27. Travelers must submit a negative COVID-19 taken within 72 hours prior to flight's departure. Inbound travelers will be subjected to a health screening and must self-isolate for 14-days. International passenger flights with all other destinations remain suspended, except for repatriation flights for Uzbek citizens.

Malawi:

International commercial passenger flights to and from Malawi resumed following the reopening of Kamuzu International Airport on Sept. 1st. However, travel to Malawi will require a negative coronavirus disease COVID-19 test taken within 10 days prior to arrival and followed by 14-days of self-isolation. Travelers who fail to produce a negative COVID-19 test will be denied entry into the country.

Belgium:

Officials have designated several countries and regions within the EU and Schengen Areas as "Red Zones" due to high COVID-19 activity. As of Sept. 7, Andorra, France, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Romania, Spain, and some regions in Croatia are designated as Red Zones. All arrivals from these locations must take a COVID-19 test on arrival and self-isolate for 14 days.

Morocco:

Will only allow "authorized business visitor" to enter beginning Sept. 10.  These are visitors who received an invitation from a Moroccan company to travel to the country and have confirmed hotel reservations. The invitation from a Moroccan company must include the traveler's full name along with his or her passport number, as well the purpose of the visit and how long the visitor will be staying in the country. 

Latvia:

Authorities in Latvia have recently released an updated version of the nation's list of EU and EEA countries that are assessed as having elevated COVID-19 activity. Effective Sept. 7, the following countries have been added to the list -  Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Travelers arriving from these countries must now self-isolate for 14 days upon their arrival. 

Madagascar:

Authorities have stated that tourist activity can resume on the island of Nosy Be from Oct. 1. A negative COVID-19 test is required upon arrival and departure. Travelers will not be allowed to travel to other areas of the country.

September 08, 2020
Singapore:

Will now allow visitors from Brunei and New Zealand to enter without the mandatory quarantine. However, they will be asked to undergo Covid-19 test on arrival. They will also need to apply for an Air Travel Pass at least 7 days before their intended date of arrival.

United Kingdom:

Seven Greek islands have been added to the list of areas from which travellers must quarantine for 14 days when entering England. These are the islands of Lesbos, Tinos, Serifos, Mykonos, Crete, Santorini, and Zakynthos. This restriction will be put in place starting 0300 GMT on Wednesday, Sept. 9.

Oman:

International flights will resume in Oman starting October 1. Flights are scheduled according to the health data of destinations and the origin of airlines coming into the country. The country will apply complete precautionary measures when restarting flight operations. No details have been provided on the list of countries from which they will allow travelers to enter, and what requirements will be put in place.

Bahrain:

International arrivals are now permitted to Bahrain. Passengers holding electronic visas and those eligible for visas on arrival are able to travel to Bahrain provided they  undergo a Covid PCR test upon arrival at the airport and must shoulder the cost of such test. Anyone staying longer than 10 days will be required to take a second PCR test on their 10th day in the country. 

September 07, 2020
Poland:

Revised its list of banned countries. China and Russia have been removed from the list but Spain, Belgium, and Luxembourg have been added.

Greece:

Starting Sept. 7, Greece will open its borders to Russian tourists. However, they will only allow up to 500 tourists each week. They are also required to submit a negative Covid-19 certificate issued no more than 72 hours before entry.

Jordan:

Will reopen to tourists starting September 8th. Limited countries will be allowed entry, countries are categorized green/yellow/red to determine if test and/or quarantine is required.

Morocco: Royal Air Maroc the national airline of Morocco has announced that nationals of visa-exempt countries with an invitation from a Moroccan company or a confirmed hotel reservation can now travel to Morocco, all travelers must have a negative COVID-19 test result before boarding the flight. Set to come into effect on September 10th.
September 05, 2020
Mauritania:

Will reopen its borders to international travels on Sept. 11. On this day, the Nouakchott International Airport will resume operations for commercial flights. Arriving passengers must present evidence of a negative COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, dated within 72 hours before arrival.

United Kingdom:

Scotland and Wales updated their entry restrictions for travelers from certain countries. They require travelers coming from mainland Portugal, Gibraltar, French Polynesia, and the Greek islands of Crete, Mykonos, Zakynthos (Zante), Lesbos, Paros, and Antiparos to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. 

Russian Federation:

Beginning Sept. 3, authorities will allow flights from more countries and ease entry restrictions. International flights will be permitted with Egypt, UAE, and the Maldives. Foreign air passengers arriving in Russia will need to present negative COVID-19 test results taken no longer than 72 hours before departure.

Guatemala:

Plans to reopen its borders on Sept. 18. The country’s international airport will resume flights on that day. However, the government has not yet announced if they will allow travelers from all countries to enter or to select countries only. It’s not also clear if travel restrictions will be implemented. 

Belize:

Has recently announced a new reopening date of October 1. Travelers will only be permitted to stay in approved hotels. They will also have to download the new Belize Health App and show proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours of arrival. 

September 04, 2020
Norway:

Has added Italy, San Marino, Slovenia, and the Vatican to its list of "red" or high-risk countries. Starting midnight on Sept. 4, anyone arriving to Norway from these countries must go into quarantine. 

Jordan:

Will resume international flights on Sept. 8. Authorities use a three-tier color-coded system in classifying countries according to its COVID-19 activity. Green means low disease activity, yellow has moderate, while red has high. All travelers will be asked to present proof of having tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours before their scheduled flight. Additional requirements are imposed depending on which category of countries the traveler came from. 

Germany:

Has updated its list of high-risk countries. It now includes Spain and some regions in Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, and Romania. Visitors arriving from these areas will be asked to undergo a mandatory Covid-19 test  and may be subject to quarantine.

Viet Nam:

Is planning to resume international flights to six Asian destinations on September 15. These include Guangzhou, Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei, Vientiane, and Phnom Penh. Vietnam will set a maximum number of passengers that can enter the country from each of these destinations each week. All travelers will have to undergo a mandatory 14 day quarantine. 

September 03, 2020
Maldives:

With effect from 10th September, all tourists and short term visitors must present a Negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate taken within the last 72 hours prior to arrival to the Maldives. Previously no test certificate was required.

United Kingdom:

Authorities in Scotland will require all visitors coming from Greece to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival due to the recent spike in COVID-19 activity in that country. England or Northern Ireland have not yet imposed similar measures. However, Wales has recently advised travelers from the Greek island of Zante to quarantine for two weeks after several vacationers tested positive for the virus when visiting that island. 

Estonia:

Estonia has made COVID-19 testing available at the airport for arrivals from high-risk countries to reduce mandatory self-isolation periods. Arrivals from high-risk areas must remain in isolation until the results of the test are available. If the result is negative, individuals must remain in limited self-isolation until a second test is taken, which should be no less than seven days after the first test. Testing facilities are also available at the port of Tallinn.

Viet Nam:

The Civil Aviation Authority is working on a plan to resume international flights starting Sept 15. All arriving passengers will be quarantined for 14 days upon arrival in the country. The first international flights under the plan will be to and from South Korea and Japan.

September 02, 2020
Mexico:

Maintains a land border closure with the United States for all non-essential travels. This measure has been extended until at least Sept. 21 under a mutual agreement between the two countries.

Saudi Arabia:

Authorities have extended the suspension of international flights through Sept. 29 due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The country plans to open its borders to international travels on Sept. 30th.

Lao People's Democratic Republic:

Extended its border restrictions to at least Sept. 30. Inbound travel to the country remains banned, with the exceptions of resident diplomats and essential workers. The country plans to open its borders to International visitors on Oct. 1.

Lithuania:

Has recently updated its travel restrictions. Starting September 1, it will only allow foreigners coming from European Economic Area (EEA), Switzerland, UK, Andorra, San Marino, the Vatican, Iceland, Lichtenstein, and Norway to enter. All visitors will be asked to undergo a mandatory quarantine on arrival except for those coming from Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, and Norway. Foreign nationals from third countries are not yet allowed to enter for tourism.

September 01, 2020
Switzerland:

Starting August 31, Switzerland will no longer allow travelers from high-risk countries to transit via any of its airports.

Cyprus:

Amended its list of countries under Category A, B, & C.

Hungary:

Authorities have exempted the citizens of the “Visegrad Four Group” from its border closures. These countries include Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia. Citizens from these countries will still be allowed entry to Hungary from Sept. 1 - 30 provided they can provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 5 days of arrival. Citizens of other countries will not be permitted entry during this period, except for essential purposes.

Bulgaria:

Authorities are easing COVID-19 related entry restrictions for citizens and residents of Belarus, Serbia, and Turkey. Travelers from these countries may enter Bulgaria without having to self-isolate or show a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival.

Poland:

As of Sept 1st, Poland has updated its list of “safe countries”. Travelers from these countries are permitted to enter Poland with no quarantine or test needed. It has removed several countries from the original list, including EU and non-EU countries.

Jordan:

Authorities announced that the Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) will resume international commercial flights by mid-September. However, they did not specify an exact date.

August 31, 2020
Namibia:

Has opened its borders to international tourists. All arriving passengers will be required to test negative for coronavirus no later than 72 hours before traveling. They must spend a minimum of 7 days at their first destination.

United Kingdom:

Will require travelers from Czech Republic, Jamaica, and Switzerland to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival due to recent spikes in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) activity in those countries.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines:

Travelers arriving from other Caribbean countries will now be asked to present a negative antibody test taken in the last five days. A COVID-19 PCR test will also be administered on arrival, and travelers must test negative to enter.

Kyrgyzstan:

All travelers coming from Uzbekistan will be exempted from the requirement to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival starting Sept. 1.

August 30, 2020
Moldova, Republic of:

International air travel has resumed. However, it’s not yet clear if all foreign visitors will be allowed to enter. The Chisinau Airport (KIV) and various airlines operating in the country have been required to implement health screening, hygiene, and social-distancing measures.

Costa Rica:

Starting Sept. 1, the country will allow travelers from the US states of Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Vermont, Virginia, and the District of Columbia to enter.  On Sept. 15,  travelers from the US states of Colorado, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania will be permitted to enter the country. All travelers must provide a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hours prior to arrival.

Ghana:

International air travel has resumed. Those arriving in Ghana will be required to produce a negative COVID-19 test result acquired no more than 72 hours prior to scheduled arrival. Arrivals will also have to undergo a mandatory COVID-19 test, which must be paid by the passenger.

Nigeria:

Has delayed the resumption of international commercial flights until at least Sept. 5 due to ongoing efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease.

August 29, 2020
Panama:

Plans to reopen to tourism on October 12. They have not yet released information regarding the entry requirements and which countries will be allowed in

August 28, 2020
Hungary:

Will CLOSE its borders starting September 1 amid fears of a second coronavirus wave.

Faroe Islands:

Travelers are required to be tested upon arrival. All travellers should furthermore get a follow-up test six days after arrival. However, testing will only be free of charge up to Sept. 30. From 1 October, travellers will need to pay for the test.

Finland:

Removed Cyprus, Denmark Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Malta, Norway and San Marino from the list of countries allowed to enter as tourists.

August 27, 2020
Nepal:

Nepal will resume international flights on September 1, but will NOT allow any tourists to enter. The country will only allow Nepalese citizens, diplomats, and other essential travels. The government has not yet announced when foreign tourists will be allowed.

Singapore:

On September 8, 2020, Singapore will start to allow passengers from Brunei and New Zealand to enter without quarantine. However, they will be asked to undergo a COVID-19 test upon arrival.

August 26, 2020
Norway:

Beginning August 29, visitors from Germany, Lichtenstein, and the regions of Kalmar and Vaserbotten in Sweden are required to self-isolate for 10 days upon their arrival.

Myanmar:

Delays border reopening. International flight ban extended through Sept. 30.

Dominican Republic:

Starting September, the Dominican Republic will randomly select arriving passengers to undergo a rapid COVID-19 breath tests. The country also plans to offer free insurance for all visitors.

Qatar:

On September 1, Qatar will allow more inbound flights from low-risk countries. Arrivals from these countries must take a COVID-19 test and undergo a one-week quarantine.