7 Covid Free Destinations You can Travel To This Summer

Pack your bags! Let’s get back to what you love the most, travel.

The waiting hasn’t been easy. We understand! All of us are tired of hearing news about travel restrictions, lockdowns, and flight cancellations, over and over again. It can be difficult to imagine what our future travel plans will look like, at this point in time. Never has there been a year when understanding the future of travel has been more important. From quick weekend getaways, staycations to road trips, many are resorting to “revenge travel” in a bid to escape from the monotonous life that the deadly waves of the coronavirus lockdowns brought forth. This is a quick reminder to let you know that many international destinations have opened up now, and are welcoming travelers. Let us geck back to our travel days.  

Here’s a list of 7 destinations where you can plan your summer vacation to. 

 

1) Madeira Island, Portugal

The Madeira Islands, which are part of Portugal, are an archipelago of small islands located in the Atlantic Ocean about 350 miles from Morocco. The two main inhabited islands are Madeira and Porto Santo. With incredible natural pools carved out of lava rocks, gorgeous cliffs overlooking the ocean, and charming towns, it’s considered the world’s top island destination. The Madeira Islands were recently named the best island destination in the world for the sixth time in a row by the World Travel Awards. 

Safety Guidelines & Travel Information: 

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Madeira has been the safest destination in Europe. The archipelago was able to take health measures very early on to protect its inhabitants and has remained in the green zone with one of the lowest rates of active cases in Europe.

  • Before you arrive in Madeira, you will take a test to ensure that you are not a carrier of Covid-19. A simple and efficient website www.madeirasafetodiscover.com allows you to fill in all the information necessary for a safe stay before your departure. 
  • No quarantine if you present a negative test to COVID-19 carried out within 72 hours prior to departure. 
  • Testing id required only for unvaccinated travelers.
  •  No curfew
  •  Hotels, shops, and restaurants are open.  
Madeira Island, Portugal
Madeira Island

2) Malta

Located about 50 miles south of Sicily, Malta is a small archipelago that boasts a Mediterranean climate with over 300 sunny days per year, a top-ranked healthcare system, and some of the world’s best diving locationsThe Mediterranean island of Malta lures visitors not just by its numerous beaches but also by its way of life and rich history. 

Safety Guidelines & Travel Information: 

Malta has reached herd immunity with over 80% of vaccinated adults, being one of the safest summer destinations in Europe.

  • No quarantine or other restrictions apply for fully vaccinated tourists or those presenting a PCR COVID-19 test taken not earlier than 72 hours before arrival. 
  • Masks are not mandatory on beaches and pools, while restaurants and culture clubs can host up to six people per table.
Malta
Malta

3) The Azores, Portugal

Head to the Azores, where the islands are characterized by dramatic landscapes, fishing villages, green pastures, and hedgerows of blue hydrangeas. Moreover,  Azores is one of the safest, most surprising, and comfortable destinations this summer. If you fancy a stay away from the crowds, try discoveringFlores. Less than 4,000 inhabitants live on this island of rare beauty made for nature lovers, walks, gastronomy and authenticity. Flights between the different islands are very well organized in the Azores.

Safety Guidelines & Travel Information: 

The https://www.visitazores.com/en/trip-info site gathers all the information necessary for your trip. All visitors are tested before entering (tests can be made in their own country/region), preventing the spread of Coronavirus. In addition, this destination offers the safe distance that visitors need. 

  •  No quarantine if you present a negative test to COVID-19 carried out within 72 hours prior to departure or a vaccine passport.
  • Hotels, shops, and restaurants are open.
The Azores, Portugal
The Azores

4)Tbilisi, Georgia

With its dramatic valley setting, picturesque Old Town, eclectic architecture and superb eating and drinking opportunities, Tbilisi is the vibrant, beating heart of Georgia and home to more than one in three of its citizens. 

Safety Guidelines & Travel Information: 

Throughout this health crisis, Georgia has been viewed as a safe destination. As soon as cases arose, the Georgian government decided to close its borders to protect its population and travelers.

Tbilisi, Georgia
Tbilisi

5) Assos – Kefalonia Island, Greece

Authenticity, blue sky, a crystal-clear sea, good food, nature, color, and cheerfulness. What if you get all these at one go? Let Assos be your next dream destination then. Discover Asos as a family or as a couple, one of Greece’s best-hidden gems and one of the safest destinations in Europe. 

Asos is a colorful old fishing village, and during your stay on the island of Kefalonia do not miss the “Melissani Cave” considered one of the natural treasures of Greece, as well as Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), awarded as one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece.

Safety Guidelines & Travel Information: 
  • Testing is not required for vaccinated travelers. Non-vaccinated people traveling to Greece from foreign countries will be required to show a negative molecular test result (PCR) for COVID-19, performed up to 72 hours before their arrival. This includes arrivals by land and by air. The certificate should be written in English and include the name and passport number or national identification number of the traveler.
  • No quarantine is required (In the event of a positive result, travelers will be contacted and placed on a 14-days quarantine, with expenses covered by the Greek state).
  •  Hotels, shops, and restaurants are open.  
Greece Assos Island
Greece Assos Island

6) Canary Islands, Spain

The Canary Islands, are rugged volcanic isles known for their black- and white-sand beaches. Treat yourself to a safe and relaxed holiday in the Canary Islands this summer. Seven main and magnificent islands await you!

Safety Guidelines & Travel Information: 

Are you vaccinated or can provide a negative Covid-19 test of less than 72 hours? The Canary Islands are open to you. The Canary Islands are not one but several islands, each with its own identity and its different offer. Combining security and conviviality, Spain has chosen a new social life while maintaining effective health measures given the latest figures.

Canary Islands
Canary Islands

 

7) Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen is big enough to have world-class museums, restaurants, and attractions; small enough to make them easily accessible. There is no better time to visit than in summer as you can hit the beaches and harbor pools.

Safety Guidelines & Travel Information: 
  • Denmark decided, in February 2021, to set up vaccine passports allowing citizens vaccinated against Covid-19 to resume normal life, in complete safety. 
  • This Covid-19 Vaccine passport is not only for Danish citizens. Denmark undertakes to recognize vaccine passports issued at the international and European levels. 
  • Once vaccinated in your country of origin and in possession of your proof of vaccination, you can enjoy cafes, restaurants, concerts, without additional tests.
  • Of course, you can always, if you have not been vaccinated yet, stay in Denmark with a recent Covid-19 test (72 hours before your departure).
Copenhagen
Copenhagen

 

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