Most of the countries in the world have reopened to international tourism with entry requirements in place to protect their inhabitants and the travellers.

We have gathered all the information to help you plan your next trip.

Don’t forget to check with your local embassy to make sure the conditions have not changed in the meantime or to contact us if you have any questions.

Caribbean Islands entry specifications

Bahamas

Effective June 19, no mandatory Bahamas Travel Health Visa.

No pre travel COVID-19 testing required for fully vaccinated travelers.

See more details at bahamas.com

Cuba

Arriving travelers must submit :

  • ADeclaracion de Sanidad del Viajero” and present a QR code obtained here.
  • A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72h before departure.
  • A COVID-19 vaccination certificate

Traveler could be subject to quarantine for 8 days.

British Virgin Islands

Effective June 15, no gateway portal registration (regardless of vaccination status).

No travel insurance required. No mask mandates.

More details : bvi.gov.bg

US Virgin Islands

Open to US traveler.

Every traveler aged five or older who enters the USVI by air or sea including anyone in-transit to another destination, is required to use the USVI travel screening portal.

All travelers have to show the COVID-19 vaccination certificate and have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 1 day before departure.

Antigua

All travelers must show a COVID-19 vaccination certificate and a negative COVID-19 antigenic test taken at most 4 days upon arrival.

You will then have to fill an eSeaClear declaration, and you will have to register each stop port. You will find all the information here.

Sint Marteen & Saint Barth

Open to all visitors. All visitors must complete the health pre-authorization application.

All travelers must have : a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 48h before arrival and a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

They also have to complete a Health declaration form at least 12 hours before departure. This will generate a QR code which must be presented at time of check in and upon arrival.

Anguilla

Anguilla is OPEN for yachting; applications are being dealt with on a case by case basis.
All yachts must be represented by a local, licensed agent and are prohibited from entering Anguillan waters without pre
approval by the Health Department (Entry Portal), Chief of Police and the Agent

Pre-arrival form to be completed available here: https://escape.ivisitanguilla.com

Montserrat

All foreign visitors who wish to travel to Montserrat must complete an Access Declaration Form to present during Montserrat’s border control along with a negative PCR (covid) test result and vaccination certificate.

Guadeloupe & Martinique

Entry is done either with a proof of vaccination or RT-PCR test less than 72 hours old.
There is a curfew is applied from 22 hours.

Saint Vincent & Grenada

COVID-19 coronavirus: New procedures are in place for arriving yachts – see Biosecurity for details.

Travelers have to complete the Pre arrival form, must have a negative COVID-19 test PCR taken at most 72h before arrival and must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate in English.

Travel in Europe and West Mediterranean

Spain

All travelers must register for the Spain Sanitary Control Form and present the QR code upon arrival.

Passenger must show : a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken at most 48h before arrival.

From February 1st, a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing they were fully vaccinated.

France

Vaccinated travelers do not need to be tested prior to arrival, they must complete a Sworn Declaration Form and present proof of vaccination upon arrival.

For unvaccinated travelers, they will need to present a PCR test less than 72 hours old or an Antigen Test less than 48 hours. They will also have to fill out a Sworn Declaration Form and show their negative test result upon arrival.

Italy

Every traveler have to complete a digital passenger locator.

They must have a negative COVID-19 antigen or PCR test taken at most 24h before arrival.

Croatia

Tourists who are not vaccinated, on the other hand, must present a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old or a negative antigen test less than 48 hours old.

Persons vaccinated against Covid-19, or who have contracted the virus in the last 6 months, can now enter Croatia without restriction and without PCR testing.

Turkey

All travelers have to complete a Traveler Entry form at must 72h before departure.

For all vaccinated travelers, it is not necessary to present a PCR test.

They could be subject to self isolation for up to 14 days exept fot travelers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

Greece

For the unvaccinated, a 72-hour PCR test or an antigen test less than 48 hours old is required. You must then fill out the Passenger Locator Form and show it upon arrival.

Vaccinated travelers are not required to be tested, simply register for the Passenger Locator Form and show it along with proof that you are vaccinated upon arrival.

Travelling in Asia during Covid 19

China

Foreign nationals coming to the mainland of China for necessary economic, trade, scientific or technological activities needs may apply for visas at Chinese embassies or consulate.

All travelers are required to hold a negative coronavirus, nucleic acid and IgM antibody test result taken earliest 48 hours before travel.

You must submit together with a scanned copy of your passeport page and flight details to http://hrhk.cs.mfa.gov.cn/H5/ to the local Chinese Embassy.

Thailand

All travelers must hold a Certificate Of Entry, a 72h negative COVID19 test in English.

From November 1st will open its doors to vaccinated tourists without mandatory quarantine.

Vietnam

Entry is suspended except for Vietnamese nationals or persons on diplomatic or official missions and highly skilled workers under medical supervision for 21 days.

Singapore

All travelers have to submit all health and travel declaration, must submit a 72h negative COVID19 test, book an approved accommodation and self isolate for 48h and wait for the arrival PCR test.

They have to download the TraceTogether app downloaded and profiles registered.

Travelling in Indian Ocean

Maldives

Unvaccinated travelers must have a certificate of negative PCR test with an Traveler Health Declaration.

Fully vaccinated tourists are not required to submit a negative PCR test on arrival or adhere to any quarantine restrictions provided they present proof that their second dose of a vaccine.

Traveller Health Declaration (THD) must be filled in and submitted by all travelers travelling. More details here.

Mayotte

For vaccinated travelers you have to show a negative 72h PCR.

Unvaccinated travelers have to show a 72h negative PCR and will also be subject to a test on arrival and face a mandatory self-isolation for seven days

Seychelles

All travelers have to show a 72h negative PCR COVID19 test and request a travel authorization via this platform: https://seychelles.govtas.com

There are no required vaccinations for the Seychelles except for visitors travelling from a yellow fever area.

Visitors must equally have a valid travel health insurance that covers, at minimum COVID-19 testing, isolation, quarantine and clinical care during their stay in the Seychelles.

Travel advice for Australia – Polynesia

Australia

Australia’s borders are currently closed and entry to Australia remains strictly controlled to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Travel to Australia is only available if you are exempt or you have been granted an individual exemption.

Hawai

All visitors have to show a 72h negative PCR test.

There is a 10-day quarantine restriction for all in-bound visitors to the Hawaiian Islands; with an exemption available to those who can provide proof of being fully vaccinated 

They have to register with the State of Hawaii Safe Travels.

Polynesia

All passengers must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

They must complete an ETIS form at least 6 days before departure.

They must complete sworn statement and health declaration and attestation.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

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