What Are The Benefits Of Being Fully Vaccinated? These Countries Will Welcome You!

Countries have been in a constant race for vaccination rollout, and we understand that you have been eagerly waiting to resume your travel. Fortunately, countries are once again open to international visitors, typically, with fewer entry requirements for those who are fully vaccinated. But there’s still a lot to consider before booking a trip, especially as the Delta variant continues to spread. 

With those considerations in mind, we’ve rounded up some of the destinations that are currently open and welcoming vaccinated visitors with no quarantine requirement.

MALDIVES

An epitome of the island paradise and the dream destination of pretty much everyone you ask, Maldives is covered with pristine beaches, and beautiful water bungalows. Do you know why the Maldives tops the list of most visited destinations? The answer is right here

A fantastic beach on the island of Medhufushi in the Maldives.
A fantastic beach on the island of Medhufushi in the Maldives.

 

Entry restrictions There aren’t any restrictions for travelers to enter, but they must have to confirm the booking at a registered hotel/hotel facility and full visa requirements. 

Vaccines approved: Pfizer, Sputnik V, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, Covishield, BBIBO-CorV

Quarantine regulations Tourists who do not show any COVID-19 symptoms will not be quarantined upon arrival. International arrivals, except tourists, are required to quarantine for 14 days. 
Tourist attractions Many attractions and excursions have resumed. Cafes, parks, and cinemas are open for vaccinated people, and they are subjected to safety and health measures.
COVID-19 test All travelers including fully vaccinated individuals must have a negative pre-travel PCR test done. They must present a negative result of a PCR test taken no more than 96 hours before departure.

 

UKRAINE

Ukraine is a country that strikes a fine balance between familiarity and uniqueness. It may not be known as a popular travel destination in Europe but that is what makes the country worth visiting. Why should you pick Ukraine as your next travel destination? Discover Magical Ukraine here

Carpathian mountains, Ukraine
Carpathian mountains, Ukraine

 

Entry restrictions No restrictions for any travelers to enter the country.

Vaccines Approved: Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Covishield, CoronaVac

Quarantine regulations Fully vaccinated travelers need not be quarantined. Self-isolation for 10 days will be required for unvaccinated travelers who test positive for COVID-19 in their post-arrival test 
Tourist attractions All regions are classified under four color-coded zones: green, yellow, orange, or red. Parks, cinemas, and cafes are allowed to operate at half occupancy in the yellow & orange zones. 
COVID-19 test Foreign travelers and temporary residents must have either a vaccination certificate or a negative PCR test result / negative rapid test result. Unvaccinated travelers will need to take another COVID-19 test. 

 

JORDAN

Jordan is one of the most diverse countries that has got so much to see and do. It is one of the top adventure destinations in Africa that would amaze you. Whether you want an easy vacay at the beach or to go scuba diving, it’s all there. Want a complete itinerary of Jordan? Have a glance at it here.

Wadi Rum Desert, Jordan
Wadi Rum Desert, Jordan

 

Entry restrictions No restrictions for any travelers to enter, but passengers must register on the Visit Jordan portal before traveling. Non-Jordanians must obtain health insurance.

Vaccines Approved: Pfizer, Sputnik V, Oxford/AstraZeneca, BBIBP-CorV

Quarantine rehulations It is mandatory for all travelers to do pre-travel and on-arrival PCR tests and thus, quarantine is no longer required.
Tourist attractions Restaurants, parks, cinemas, and public markets have reopened and are allowed to operate on all days of the week.
COVID-19 test Travelers must provide a negative result of a PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before departure. The passengers will undergo another test upon arrival. 

 

GREECE

A city where history, volcanoes, and friendly locals meet the blue Mediterranean Sea! If that’s not enough, we have got plenty of other reasons as to why Greece should be on your vacation list! Here you go!

Oia, Greece
Oia, Greece

 

Entry restrictions There aren’t any restrictions for entering Greece.

Vaccines Approved: Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Oxford/AstraZeneca

Quarantine regulations Quarantine is no longer mandatory unless travelers test positive after their arrival.
Tourist attractions All tourist attractions are open with health and safety guidelines in place. Restaurants and archaeological sites are open. Unvaccinated individuals need a negative COVID-19 test result to avail public facilities, including shops, cafes, and banks. Fully vaccinated individuals can present their vaccination certificates.
COVID-19 test Travelers must have taken a PCR test / rapid antigen test and to be presented a negative result. They can also present a certificate proving they have been fully vaccinated or a certificate that proves recovery from COVID-19.

 

SEYCHELLES 

We have seen a lot of beaches, but there’s something magical about the rocky coastlines of the Seychelles Islands that words can’t explain. Why don’t you discover it yourself by visiting this gem? Take a look at some of the top beaches here.

Praslin Beach, Seychelles
Praslin Beach, Seychelles

 

Entry restrictions There aren’t any restrictions in place to enter Seychelles, except for travelers from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Brazil. Also, a Health Travel Authorization (HTA) is mandatory to enter.

Vaccines Approved: Moderna, Sputnik V, Covishield, BBIBP-CorV

Quarantine regulations Travelers need not be quarantined regardless of their vaccination status.
Tourist attractions Activities such as excursions, sightseeing, and island hopping have begun again.
COVID-19 test A negative result of a PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before departure to be presented.

 

NEPAL

Travel to one of the most beautiful countries in Asia! With beautiful people, incredible nature, and amazing mountains, Nepal is all about magnificent experiences. But, above all, it’s Asia’s well-kept secret for adventure travel. Want to know why? Find it here!

Stupa, Namche Bazaar, Nepal
Stupa, Namche Bazaar, Nepal

 

Entry restrictions There aren’t any restrictions for entering Nepal, and the requirements differ according to the vaccination status of passengers. 

Vaccines Approved: Covishield, Sputnik V, Covaxin, BBIBP-CorV, CoronaVac

Quarantine regulations No quarantine is required for fully vaccinated tourists, while unvaccinated individuals should be in quarantine for 10 days at a government-approved hotel.
Tourist attractions Special lockdown rules are in place in Kathmandu Valley, whereby restrictions can be imposed in some areas based on the COVID-19 situation. Public transportation operates within limited hours, and many attractions such as hotels and parks have reopened.
COVID-19 test Pre-travel COVID-19 test to be done and a negative report of the same to be presented while arriving, regardless of their vaccination status. Fully vaccinated individuals must provide proof of receiving full vaccine doses at least 14 days prior to entry. 

 

 

Uzbekistan

The beautifully-tiled mosques, delicious food, and the friendliest and most welcoming people! Uzbekistan would make you bizarre with its wide choices. Here is a list of reasons why Uzbekistan should feature on your travel bucket list.

Kalyan Minaret, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
Kalyan Minaret, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

 

Entry restrictions No restrictions for international travelers, but domestic restrictions are still in place. 

Vaccines Approved: Anhui Zhifei Loncom-ZF2001, AZD1222, Sputnik V

Quarantine regulations A 14-day quarantine is mandatory for visitors upon arrival in Uzbekistan. 
Tourist attractions The government initiative namely ‘safe travel guaranteed’ has a list of sites that are safe to visit. The visitors shall take a look at it before visiting the tourist spots.
COVID-19 test A PCR test is to be done and a negative result of the same is to be presented upon arrival, regardless of vaccination status.

 

Croatia

A sailing getaway in mind? Or, an adventurous vacation? Then, Croatia would definitely be a no-brainer! With amazing local cuisines, lakes, coastlines, and forests, the city has got everything to make your vacation enthralling.

Trogir Islands, Croatia
Trogir Islands, Croatia

 

Entry restrictions Tourists can enter the country without any restrictions.

Vaccines Approved: Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Oxford/AstraZeneca

Quarantine regulations There is no mandatory quarantine for tourists who present a negative PCR test result. Those who fail to provide will need to take a test upon arrival and self-isolate until receiving a negative result.
Tourist attractions All tourists attractions are currently open, with all the health and safety measures in place.
COVID-19 test A negative PCR test/rapid antigen test results are to be submitted, along with proof of recovery from COVID-19 or at least one dose of a vaccine.

Courtesy ( vaccine info ): CDC – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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