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Afghanistanlimited18-Sept-20

International Air travel resumed on June 24 for some airlines (Emirates, Turkish, Ariana and Kam). Arriving passengers will have their temperature checked at the airport. If you have a high temperature the government will advise you to quarantine. Emirates and Fly Dubai require passengers to present a COVID-19 negative certificate in order to travel. The government has also re-opened borders with Iran. As of June 26, wearing masks in public is mandatory. However, no lock down measures have been put in place and there are few internal travel restrictions in place.

Source: https://www.officeholidays.com/coronavirus/afghanistan

Albanialimited18-Sept-20

Since July 4, only citizens of countries' in the EU are allowed to enter Greece. Additionally, citizens of Canada, Georgia, Japan, Algeria, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, South Korea, Rwanda, Thailand, Uruguay and Tunisia can enter the country. Greece has suspended flights from Turkey. On July 22, the authorities announced that they will now allow direct flights from U.K, and Sweden and arrivals from the U.S may be permitted by July 31. Testing for COVID-19 upon arrival is random and those tested will need to self-quarantine while waiting for results. Since 1 August, cruise ships can dock at Piraeus, Rhodes, Heraklion, Volos, Corfu and Katakolo. Greek government to require COVID-19 tests to visitors from Russia between 7-21 September. The travel ban restrictions remain in place until September 15.

Source: https://www.worldnomads.com/travel-safety/europe/albania/latest-travel-alerts-and-warnings-for-albania

Algeriaclosed18-Sept-20

As of March 17,2020, Algeria closed all land borders and all non-cargo international and marine travel is suspended. Domestic flights have also been suspended since March 22. The government will also impose a targeted lockdown for hard-hit areas. A curfew from 8pm to 5am is in place in 29 provinces. On Sunday 26 July, authorities decided to renew the partial lockdown measures for 15 days in 29 provinces to prevent the spread of COVID-19. On 9th of August, the authorities shortened an overnight curfew to 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m

Source: https://www.officeholidays.com/coronavirus/algeria

Andorraopen18-Sept-20

Andorra has lifted its travel ban but you can only get to Andorra through Spain and France which both have restrictions. There is no requirement for health test when entering Andorra an no quarantine either. Restaurants,cafes and bars are open with social distancing measures in place.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/destination/andorra/

Angolaclosed18-Sept-20

All International flights were cancelled since March 20,2020. All borders have been closed . Schools and Universities are also closed and gatherings larger than 50 have been banned.The government declared a situation of public calamity on May 26 which imposes strict health protocols including the mandatory wearing of face masks and limited operation of business establishments.Access to beaches, public swimming pools, and all naval clubs is prohibited through October 15, 2020.

Source: https://ao.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Antigua And Barbudaopen18-Sept-20

Antigua & Barbuda borders re-opened on June 1,2020. Flights from the US commenced on June 4 and travelers need to provide proof of negative COVID-19 test upon arrival. All passengers are subject to screening and temperature checks. Passengers arriving by sea are subject to quarantine. Also, a daily curfew from 11 pm to 5 am is in place until July 31,2020. A State of Emergency is in place until 31 July and will likely be extended until 31 October.

Source: https://bb.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/

Argentinalimited18-Sept-20

Argentina's borders are closed to foreigners and non-residents entering the country. All commercial flights have been suspended until September 1. However, special flights are available for returning residents who will undergo 14-day quarantine upon arrival.COVID-19 lockdown restrictions to be eased in Buenos Aires; ban on commercial flights set to expire on 1 September. International flights are scheduled to resume by mid-August. Wearing a face mask in public is mandatory.On August 11, the Government announced flights will resume by October 10.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/argentina

Armenialimited18-Sept-20

Only citizens of Armenia, members of the family of a citizen or lawful residents can enter the country. The Armenia-Georgia and Armenia-Iran borders are also closed to most travelers. The public transportation ban has been lifted and schools, malls and gyms are open. Face masks are required in public places and in vehicles containing more than one passenger. Government extends state of emergency until September 11. Regular flights resume between Yerevan and Paris from 13 September .

Source: https://am.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information

Arubalimited18-Sept-20

Aruba reopened its borders to travelers on 1 July 2020. To date, visitors from Europe, Bonaire & Curacao, Canada, USA and The Caribbean (excluding Dominican republic and Haiti) can enter the country. Upon arrival, travelers can take a PCR test or upload the PCR test in the 72-hour window. Arrivals must also purchase Aruba’s COVID-19 insurance for the duration of their trip and agree to health screening and temperature checks on arrival; Wearing a mask during the flight and at the airport.The Aruba government has announced that the midnight to 5 am curfew currently in place has been extended until further notice.

Source: https://www.aruba.com/us/traveler-health-requirements

Australialimited18-Sept-20

Melbourne’s government extends ban on international flights; Tullamarine Airport suspends international operations until 24 October. From July 8th, the NSW-Victoria border will be shut with exemptions for special reasons like work or medical reasons.Only Australian citizens and returning permanent residents and their immediate family members are permitted to enter Australia without an exemption until further notice. Queensland has declared Greater Sydney a COVID-19 hotspot; starting August 1, travelers granted entry who have been in Sydney in the last 14 days must quarantine upon arrival in Queensland. On 2 September Victoria state authorities extended state of emergency for 6 months.

Source: https://usa.embassy.gov.au/news/covid19-stay-informed

Austrialimited18-Sept-20

At the moment, travelers from a limited list of countries can enter without showing a negative COVID-19 test or committing to quarantine. The country has listed 30 countries mostly from the EU and the EU Economic Area who can enter the country without having to comply with any health restrictions. Austria is in a phase of gradual, monitored re-opening.Austria lifts ban on commercial flights from Serbia, Northern Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Recreational facilities including restaurants and museums have opened since May 29.

Source: https://www.austria.info/en/service-and-facts/coronavirus-information

Azerbaijanlimited18-Sept-20

There are limited flights available to Istanbul, London, Berlin and Minsk. Foreign nationals need submit a medical certificate after being tested for COVID-19. Borders with Iran and Georgia are closed until August 1. Visits of Russian and Azerbaijani citizens have been suspended since March 18. All passengers arriving in the country are to undergo 14-day quarantine in a designated facility regardless of their purpose or nationality. The government has extended all COVID-19 restrictions until September 30.

Source: https://azerbaijan.travel/covid-19-en

Bahamaslimited18-Sept-20

Since July 1, The Bahamas has resumed commercial flights, re-opening international tourism. Travelers need to fill out an online Health Visa and upload their negative COVID-19 PCR test to the online portal. The country is still under a State of Emergency which includes a 10 pm to 5 am curfew. Wearing face masks is required and social distancing measures in place.The Government announces complete national lock down for at least two weeks, starting August 4. A public state of emergency is in place until 30 September.

Source: https://gm.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/

Bahrainlimited18-Sept-20

Only citizens, diplomats and permanant residents of the Kingdom will be allowed entry. Passengers with a Prior Permission Granted Letter from authorities will also be allowed entry. All other passengers will be denied entry. Visas upon arrival have been suspended and all arriving passengers must secure a visa in advance or be a Bahrain residence permit. Passengers will be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival and quarantined for 14 days regardless of the test results. The Kingdom has implemented strict social distancing and wearing of face masks since April 23 with a 5 Bahraini Dinars fine for failure to do so.

Source: https://gm.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/

Barbadosopen18-Sept-20

The government of Barbados opened its borders on July 12,2020. All travelers from low-risk countries who haven't visited high-risk countries within 21 days are exempted from pre-testing. Travelers from medium to high risk countries need to take a COVID-19 PCR test. Passengers from other countries need to present a medical certificate with a COVID-19 negative test. All arriving passengers will need to quarantine for 14 days which can be home-quarantine for those arriving from CARICOM countries. Passengers arriving from non-CARICOM countries will need to quarantine at a government facility. All COVID-19 restrictions remain in place until August 31. The national curfew was lifted on July 1 but social distancing and mass gathering limits are still in place.

Source: https://www.worldnomads.com/travel-safety/caribbean/barbados/travel-alert

Belarusopen18-Sept-20

Travel to and from Belarus is open to foreigners, citizens and tourists. Upon arrival, passengers will undergo a routine health check and foreign citizens are subject to a 14-day self-quarantine requirement. However, if travelers have a medical certificate issued with 48 hours, they can avoid quarantine. It is also possible to enter Belarus by land although border checkpoints may take longer than normal. There are no domestic restrictions in place and all businesses are functioning normally.

Source: https://travelbans.org/europe/belarus/

Belgiumlimited18-Sept-20

Belgium dropped all restrictions for travel within the European Union and from UK, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein since June 15. Passengers from these countries have no re entry requirements neither do they need to undergo quarantine. Belgium bans nonessential travel to several European countries as COVID-19 cases rise. Travel to and from “third countries” remains prohibited with few exceptions. From August 1, all persons returning to Belgium and all persons travelling through Belgium and who are staying at least 48 hours must fill out a Passenger Locator Form. The Belgian government bans travel to Paris, Marseilles and other areas of France because of increase in COVID-19 cases

Source: https://www.politico.eu/article/coronavirus-travel-europe-country-by-country-travel-restrictions-explained-summer-2020/

Belizelimited18-Sept-20

Most ports of entry to Belize are closed. However, cargo vessels may continue to use all ports of entry. The date for reopening Philip Goldson International airport has been postponed until at least September 3. Foreign visitors who have been to Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, Iran, South Korea and China in the past 30 days cannot enter Belize. The Government of Belize has announced a nationwide State of Emergency and the Ambergris Caye, and Orange Walk villages: Santa Martha; Shipyard and Guinea Grass are in complete lock down since August 7. On 28 August it was announced the International airport will reopen on 1 October with strict protocols.

Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/03/coronavirus-travel-restrictions-border-shutdowns-country-200318091505922.html

Beninlimited18-Sept-20

Land borders with neighboring countries remain closed excluding government-approved essential travel. Although the cottoned Cadjehoun Airport remains open,all travelers need to undergo mandatory COVID-19 testing at their expense. Passengers are also required to self-isolate for at least 48 hours until results are out.Capacity on public transport is limited to 50%. Gatherings of over 50 people are prohibited.

Source: https://bj.usembassy.gov/info-covid19/

Bhutanlimited18-Sept-20

Tourism visas starting from March 6 onwards are suspended and travel is subject to different restrictions imposed by countries through which passengers are entering Bhutan. Flights to India are suspended until July 31st, flights to Nepal are also suspended until July 31. Citizens from India, Bangladesh and the Maldives nationals, may only enter or depart the country through certain towns such as Phuntsoling, Samdrup Jongkhar and Gelephug (by road) or Paro (by air) The Bhutan government has begun a relaxation of the nationwide lock down starting 5:00 a.m. local time on 1 September.

Source: https://www.firefoxtours.com/blog/bhutan-tourism-covid-19-faq-constantly-updated

Boliviaclosed18-Sept-20

All International flights have been suspended until further notice. Land border crossings are also suspended. However, returning Bolivian nationals can enter the country as long as they undergo a 14 day quarantine upon arrival. The country is also under a dynamic quarantine which involves wearing of face masks in pubic areas, a nighttime curfew from 6pm to 5am on weekdays and complete lockdown over the weekends. The Bolivian government announced an extension of national quarantine measures through 31 August.

Source: https://ba.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Bosnia And Herzegovinalimited18-Sept-20

Currently, only citizens and residents of the countries including citizens of Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro may enter the country. In special circumstances, like for medical treatment or business-related visits, special documentation may be required. Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, the government has resumed the mandatory wearing of masks in public areas and social distancing.

Source: https://ba.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Botswanaclosed18-Sept-20

There are no commercial flights available in and out of Botswana and all land borders have been closed. Botswana government has banned entry of all individuals except residents from entering the country. Arriving residents will need to undergo 14-day quarantine at a government facility and take a PCR test. The lockdown measures have been lifted since May 20 and domestic flights have resumed since June 12. Health screenings before boarding and safe social distancing are still in place.The government of Botswana declared a State of Public Emergency on 31 March, which has since been extended until 30 September.

Source: https://africantravelinc.com/content/travel-alert-0

Brazillimited18-Sept-20

The Government reopens international air travel to foreign tourists. There are a number of scheduled flights to Europe and the US, but capacity is limited.Passengers are allowed to transit as long as they do not leave the international airport area and have a ticket for onward travel. Only Brazilian citizens, permanent residents, family members of citizens, foreign officials and foreigner NGOs may enter the country. Domestic restrictions vary from city to city and wearing of face masks and social distancing measures are in place in most parts of the country.

Source: https://br.usembassy.gov/brazil-extends-entry-ban-to-july-29/

Bulgarialimited18-Sept-20

Starting July 28, Bulgaria eases it's restrictions on those arriving from Serbia, North Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Bosnia, Montenegro, Moldova, Israel and Kuwait as long as they have a negative COVID-19 test. Persons arriving from countries outside the EU are required to self-quarantine for 14 days. Transit through Bulgaria to the country of residence is possible for: (a) nationals of the EU, a Schengen country, or the UK and their family members; (b) non-EU nationals, who have a long-term residence permit in another EU Member State, the UK, or in a Schengen country and their family members.An Emergency Epidemic situation has been declared until 30 September 2020.

Source: https://bg.usembassy.gov/novel-coronavirus-covid-19-information/#:~:text=All%20persons%20(with%20limited%20exceptions,and%20Vatican%20City%20must%20quarantine

Burkina Fasolimited18-Sept-20

Commercial flights are cancelled and all land borders are closed except for freight traffic since March 31. As of June 3, the Government of Burkina Faso cancelled the curfew except for areas under State of Emergency. The wearing of facial masks is mandatory throughout the country since April 27. The Burkinabe authorities have confirmed that commercial flights will resume operation on 1 August from midnight.

Source: https://bf.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/

Burundilimited18-Sept-20

Burundi’s international airport and land borders have reopened beginning August 1. Land border entry and departure are also subject to tight screening and crossing may not be possible. Visas will only be renewed for those already in Burundi. Arrivals need to present a negative COVID-19 test taken in the past 72 hours after which they can enter without quarantine. Those without a negative test will need to take a test upon arrival and then quarantine in a government facility for 14 days.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/burundi

Cambodiaopen18-Sept-20

On June 10, authorities issued a requirement for all foreign travelers entering Cambodia to pay a $3,000 deposit upon arrival for COVID-19 testing and potential treatment. Any unused funds will be returned to you. However, if any fellow passenger tests positive, you'll be quarantined for 14 days at a government facility. All flights from Malaysia and Indonesia are banned effective from 1 August.Cambodia’s government to ban all flights from Philippines from 13 August.Cambodia temporarily bans all flights from Malaysia, Indonesia effective from 1 August .

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/asia/cambodia

Cameroonlimited18-Sept-20

All land, air and sea borders are closed until further announcement suspending all passenger flights. Starting July 13, Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Cameroon but most international flights remain suspended. Any passengers who do enter through government-approved flights will undergo COVID-19 testing at the airports. The wearing of masks is mandatory in public.Schools and other educational establishments have partly reopened. International schools have indicated that they plan to reopen in September.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/cameroon

Canadalimited18-Sept-20

Most foreign nationals cannot travel to Canada even if they have a valid visitor visa. The only exemptions are U.S citizens who meet certain requirements, transiting passengers, diplomats' and international students. You can only travel to Canada if you are a citizen, permanent resident, or a family member of a citizen. Upon arriving, foreign nationals will undergo a 14-day quarantine that they have planned ahead. Government extends mandatory quarantine until 31 August and the State of emergency extended in Nova Scotia until 23 August.

Source: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/coronavirus-covid19/travel-restrictions-exemptions.html

Cape Verdelimited18-Sept-20

Inter-island flights between the island resumed on June 30 and authorities have reopened domestic sea borders. However,there are no commercial flights out of Cape Verde. The country continues to follow social distancing measures,mandatory isolation for anyone with symptoms and use of masks in public areas.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/cape-verde

Cayman Islandslimited18-Sept-20

All International Airports remain closed to leisure and non-essential travel until September 1. However,Caymanians and Permanent Residents returning from overseas can enter the country but will undergo mandatory isolation at a designated facility for 14 days. The wearing of facial mask,social distancing and restriction of large gatherings remain in place.

Source: https://www.exploregov.ky/coronavirus-returning-from-overseas

Central African Republiclimited18-Sept-20

The country has closed its borders and all International passenger flights are suspended. However, movements between the cities of Brazzaville, and Pointe-Noire and the rest of the country are permitted. Congo- Brazzaville remains under a state of health emergency and the curfew from 10pm to 5 am is extended until July 30.The government of The Republic of Congo extended a State of Health Emergency until September 27 .

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/central-african-republic

Chadlimited18-Sept-20

Commercial flights to and from Chad have resumed but remain very limited. Citizens re-entering the country are required to undergo a basic health check and are quarantined for 14 days upon arrival. The Government of Chad has made wearing of masks mandatory since May 7 and a curfew is in place between 10pm and 5am. The Government of Chad announced that the N’Djamena airport will reopen effective August 1, 2020. The Government has introduced a curfew from 11pm to 5am in 6 provinces (Guera, Kanem, Logone Occidental, Logone Oriental, May-Kebbi Ouest, Mayo-Kebbi Est) and the capital N’Djamena.

Source: https://td.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Chilelimited18-Sept-20

Chile has closed its borders to all foreign nationals except permanent residents. There are also indirect commercial flight options for those in Chile who want to return to Australia. Nationwide movement restrictions remain in place including a 10 pm to 5 am curfew, and mandatory wearing of facial mask in public places.On 28 July, as part of the Chilean government’s step-by-step, five stage plan for the parts of Chile under quarantine orders to emerge in a phased manner from lock down. . State of catastrophe extended until 25 September because of COVID-19 and checkpoints for health inspections are in force at various points around Santiago and elsewhere.

Source: https://www.worldnomads.com/travel-safety/south-america/chile/travel-alerts-and-advice

Chinalimited18-Sept-20

Most International flight have been cancelled and direct flights between China and Australia have been reduced greatly. You may also be refused entry if you hold a Chinese Visa or residence permit issued before March 26. All international passenger flights to Beijing will be diverted to 16 designated airports in Chengdu, Changsha, Hefei, Lanzhou, Tianjin, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan, Hohhot, Jinan, Qingdao, Nanjing, Shenyang, Dalian, Zhengzhou, Xi’an and Wuhan. China has also restricted travel for some parts of the country.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/asia/china

Colombialimited18-Sept-20

Colombia’s aviation authority expects resumption of international flights to selected destinations from 21 September. However, Land and maritime borders are closed to foreign travelers until at least 1 October Commercial domestic air services are scheduled to resume on September 1.All land and sea borders are closed to non-citizens until end of August and any returning nationals are required to undergo a 14- day quarantine upon arrival. The use of masks is mandatory when using public transport and in areas with a high concentration of people.

Source: https://co.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Comorosclosed18-Sept-20

The Government of Comoros announced the suspension of all International Air travel since March 31 until further notice. The only exception is medical evacuations,repatriations and cargo shipments. The country is also under a strict lock down with vehicle travel only permitted until 2 pm and essential services operational until 12 pm.Gatherings of more than 50 people remain prohibited. Mask wearing in public is mandatory. Universities are still not open but academic exams are being administered, and the American School began its academic year September 1 with a combination of virtual and on-premises classes on.

Source: https://mg.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/security-and-travel-information/covid-19-information/

Congoclosed18-Sept-20

The country has closed its borders and all International passenger flights are suspended. However, movements between the cities of Brazzaville, and Pointe-Noire and the rest of the country are permitted. Congo- Brazzaville remains under a state of health emergency and the curfew from 10pm to 5 am is extended until July 30.A State of emergency is in place until 19 August.

Source: https://cg.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Costa Ricalimited18-Sept-20

Costa Rica will begin economic re-opening on August 9. San Jose’s Juan Santamaria airport and Liberia Airport to reopen to some flights on 1 August. From 1 August 2020 entry restrictions are relaxed to allow citizens and residents of Canada, the EU, Schengen Zone and the UK to enter Costa Rica. All arrivals need to present a negative COVID-19 test upon entry. Costa Rica has opened its air borders to U.S. travelers. Residents of Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Vermont, Virginia and Washington, D.C., can now enter Costa Rica. As of 15 September, residents from Colorado, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania may also travel to Costa Rica.

Source: https://cr.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/#:~:text=Tourist%20stays%20in%20Costa%20Rica,stay%20until%20August%2018%2C%202020.

Cote D'Ivoirelimited18-Sept-20

All land, air and maritime borders were closed on march 22. Land and maritime borders are still closed, however, air travel is authorized effective July 1. All passengers are required to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. Domestic flights resumed on July 26. International flights resumed from 1 July on a limited number of routes. The state of emergency has been extended to 31 August.

Source: https://ci.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Croatialimited18-Sept-20

All EU/EEA nationals or those holding permanent residence in EU/EEA countries can enter Croatia without any restrictions. Other foreigners including U.S citizen may enter for tourism, important matters or business as long as proof is provided. Croatia has lifted mandatory self-isolation and quarantine restrictions for those entering and instead, travelers are provided a Pamphlet with Instructions to follow for 14 days. Passengers in transit may travel through the Republic of Croatia provided that it is possible to enter or transit through the neighbouring countries.

Source: https://hr.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information-2/#:~:text=Croatia%20has%20lifted%20mandatory%20self,days%20after%20entering%20the%20country

Cubalimited18-Sept-20

Since March 20, the Cuban Government has closed its borders to non-Cuban citizens. All international flights were suspended until further notice. Havana airport is open for humanitarian and repatriation flights. No foreign sea vessels are allowed in Cuban waters until further notice When the country does re-open, mandatory quarantine in a government facility is expected. All commercial and charter flights are suspended from entering or leaving Cuba until 15 August 2020. However, Canadian airlines plan to restart flights to Cuba from September.On September 1, new COVID related restrictions will be imposed in the province of Havana by the local government. The new restrictive measures are related to the movement of people and vehicles, and the sale of products.

Source: https://cu.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Cypruslimited18-Sept-20

Starting June 20, Cyprus begun reopening international flights. Travelers are categorized depending on their country of origin's risk level. Cypriot government reintroduced ban on flights from Lebanon from 6 July and Cyprus Airways to suspend, reduce flights to Greece from 18 August . Passengers from 'low-risk' countries do not need to undergo mandatory testing or quarantine. However, those from medium risk countries need to undergo mandatory testing without quarantine. Travelers from countries that are considered 'high-risk' can enter as long as they undergo mandatory testing and 14-day self quarantine.

Source: https://cy.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Czech Republiclimited18-Sept-20

Persons coming from a 'green-zone' or low-risk country such as citizens of EU countries who have stayed in their country may enter without restrictions. However, if they have been in a 'red-zone' country, a PCR test is required. Citizens of 'red-zone' or high-risk countries are banned from entering the Czech Republic. A total of 17 airlines have already announced their intention to resume direct flights from Vaclav Havel Airport Prague. Specifically, 55 destinations have been listed, 10 of which are already in operation.From 14 September, anyone entering shared spaces in schools will have to cover their mouth and nose.

Source: https://www.mvcr.cz/mvcren/article/travel-information-after-july-1st-2020.aspx

Denmarklimited18-Sept-20

Countries other than EU member states, the UK and Schengen countries are considered 'banned' countries except Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea and Thailand. The Danish government has not re-opened it's borders with Portugal and Sweeden.However, citizens of 'open' countries can only enter if they have important business, legal or personal reasons.You can travel through Denmark (transit) if you have a worthy purpose outside Denmark or you are going on holiday. All travellers entering Denmark need to provide a certificate of a negative COVID-19 test.. Denmark has listed Spain, Andorra, Bulgaria, Luxemburg and Romania as countries where non-essential travels are not recommended.

Source: https://politi.dk/en/coronavirus-in-denmark/travelling-in-or-out-of-denmark/entry-into-denmark

Djiboutilimited18-Sept-20

The Djibouti government announced that its International Airport will open for passenger traffic on July 17. Arriving passengers will be tested for COVID-19. Land and sea borders remain closed until September 1. Djiboutian air, sea and land borders have reopened. The train service to and from Addis Ababa in Ethiopia is also due to reopen.On arrival at all entry points. Hotels, restaurants, amusement and leisure sites are now open with hygiene measures in place.

Source: https://dj.usembassy.gov/health-alert-u-s-embassy-djibouti-07092020/

Dominicalimited18-Sept-20

Borders and airports opened for nationals and residents on 15 July. Non nationals will be allowed to enter as of 7 August.. Anyone entering the country will need to undergo a 14-day quarantine in a government facility plus an additional 14-day self-quarantine. Masks are required in public places, restaurants remain closed and a curfew is in place.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/dominica/

Dominican Republicopen18-Sept-20

The Dominican Republic has re-opened its borders for international travel effective July 1. Mandatory health checks are in place upon entry to the country but no quarantine is required. Although most restrictions have been lifted, social distancing protocols and the wearing of face masks remain in place.The country has also declared a State of Emergency until September 1.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/destination/dominican-republic/

Dubailimited18-Sept-20

Some passenger flights of Emirates, Fly Dubai, Etihad and Air Arabia have resumed. Starting July 7, tourists can enter Dubai as long as they submit a PCR test and complete the Health Declaration Form. Those without test results will be tested at the airport. UAE ports remain closed to cruise liners. From 1 August 2020, to transit or enter UAE you'll need to show a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within four days of your scheduled travel.Some UAE carriers have resumed flights. You can transit in Dubai if your connecting flight departs within 24 hours and Abu Dhabi if it departs within six hours.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/middle-east/united-arab-emirates

Ecuadorlimited18-Sept-20

Starting June 1, commercial flights resumed with a limited capacity. Land border with Peru and Columbia remain closed and flights to the Galapagos remain suspended. All arriving passengers are required to have results of a PCR test or else immediately get tested at the airport. Returning citizens are required to self-quarantine for 14 days while non-citizens need to quarantine at a government facility. The government has also issued an extension of the State of Emergency until August 15.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/destination/ecuador/

Egyptlimited18-Sept-20

International flights resumed on July 1 with limited capacity. However,travel in Egypt is restricted to resorts that have been the least affected by COVID-19 mostly those located in Southern Sinai,Red Sea Province and Marsa Matrouh. Passengers are required to undergo mandatory health checks upon entry. Hotels have resumed operation but pubic gatherings remain restricted and the wearing of facial mask is required.Starting from 01 Sep 2020, passengers of all nationalities “including Egyptians” are required to provide negative PCR Test Certificate for (COVID-19) issued not more than 72 hours prior to arrival to any of the Egyptian Airports.

Source: https://www.worldnomads.com/travel-safety/north-africa/egypt/latest-egypt-travel-warnings-alerts

El Salvadorlimited18-Sept-20

Foreign nationals are not allowed to enter the country and only diplomats, residents and citizens can enter. The Government of El Salvador has reported that they United Airlines and Avianca will offer humanitarian flights for U.S citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents. Anyone who arrives will be subject to medical evaluation and up to 30-day quarantine. The government postponed the second phase of reopening 21 July 2020; airport set to reopen for commercial flights on 18 August.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/el-salvador/

Equatorial Guinealimited18-Sept-20

The government has suspended all International flights until further notice. All land, air and sea borders remain closed. Domestic flights have resumed since June 15. All arriving citizens will need to present a certificate of negative diagnosis upon entry and quarantine in a government facility for 14 days. Restaurants are open for delivery only, bars remain closed as well as non-essential businesses.

Source: https://gq.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Eritreaclosed18-Sept-20

The Asmara International Airport is currently closed and all entry visas are suspended. Land borders also remain closed.Travelers arriving from China must report their travel history, and may be quarantined at designated hospitals. Strict domestic restrictions are in place with bars, cafes and restaurants closed and limited public transportation A nationwide lockdown is in place until further notice.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/eritrea

Estonialimited18-Sept-20

Starting June 1, Estonia allows entry to people with no COVID-19 symptoms from the European Union, members of the Schengen area, U.K and Northern Ireland. The list has grown to include Canada, Algeria, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Serbia, Rwanda, South Korea, Tunisia, Uruguay and Thailand. Travelers from these countries are not required to undergo quarantine. On August 3, Estonia introduced a two-week quarantine on people arriving in Estonia from: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Malta, Monaco, Luxembourg, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. From 24 August Estonia has added the UK to the list of countries from which arrivals are required to self-isolate for 14 days.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/estonia/

Eswatiniclosed18-Sept-20

The country is in partial lockdown and all its borders are closed. There are no international flights to and from Eswatini at present. Only returning citizens are allowed to enter as long as they undergo a 14 day quarantine in a government facility Restaurants are operating at limited capacity and public transportation is also regulated.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/eswatini

Ethiopiaopen18-Sept-20

Air travel is now possible in Ethiopia however some land borders remain closed. Anyone arriving in the country needs to present a negative PCR test and self-quarantine for 14 days. Passengers without a negative test will be required to quarantine at a government facility for 7 days. Transiting passengers are exempt from the current quarantine restrictions for coronavirus. The maximum transit time is 72 hours.Domestic restrictions are still in place and wearing face masks is required in public areas.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/destination/ethiopia/

Fijilimited18-Sept-20

Only residents and Fijian citizens are allowed to return to Fiji.Returning Fiji Nationals are allowed to enter the country and must undergo compulsory 14-day quarantine followed by 14 days of self-isolation. Domestic restrictions including social distancing and a 11 pm to 4 am curfew remain in place. However, inter-island travel resumed on April 26. Air New Zealand have indicated they will operate a number of flights between Auckland and Nadi. A nationwide curfew is in effect from 11 pm to 4 am each night.

Source: https://www.worldnomads.com/travel-safety/oceania/fiji/travel-alert

Finlandlimited18-Sept-20

Border control restrictions will be lifted as of July 13 allowing leisure travelers from a limited number of countries to enter. EU citizens can freely travel to Finland without any restrictions and work-related, essential travel is possible for citizens of Algeria, Australia, Japan, China, Georgia, New Zealand, South Korea, Rwanda, Thailand, Uruguay and Tunisia. No self-isolation is required for passengers of these countries. Finnish government reinstates travel restrictions for Austria, Slovenia, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, the United Kingdom and Monaco starting 27 July.The Helsinki Airport to reopen third runway on 3 August.Travelling from Iceland, Greece, Malta, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Ireland, Cyprus, San Marino and Japan to Finland will be limited to essential trips starting August 24, with people returning from those countries required to self-quarantine for two weeks.

Source: https://www.visitfinland.com/article/practical-travel-information-for-travelers-to-finland-during-coronavirus-pandemic/#dbeb79c0

Francelimited18-Sept-20

Travellers from the EU zone can travel to France without any restrictions. Entry restrictions have also been lifted for a range of other countries deemed to be a low COVID-19 risk. A voluntary 14-day quarantine applies to travellers outside the EU and U.K. Other nationalities are not allowed to enter but may transit under certain circumstances.From midnight on June 15, all travelers arriving from the UK, EU and Schengen zones will no longer need an international travel permit.French authorities plan to impose quarantine on British visitors.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/europe/france

French Polynesialimited18-Sept-20

French Polynesia ihas suspended entry of non-resident travelers to French Polynesia. However,all cruise ship visits and stop-overs are suspended. Anyone arriving in the country who is not a resident will be held in quarantine until they can return to their country of origin. Most stores and service providers are open and all social gatherings are permitted without restrictions on numbers of people.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/pacific/french-polynesia

Gabonlimited18-Sept-20

Beginning July 1, commercial air travel may resume with two international flights per airline per week. Gabon's land and sea borders remain closed. The country still has domestic restrictions in place including social distancing and hygiene requirements. European tourists, business travelers will not be granted visas after EU excludes country from ‘safe list’. There is a daily curfew from 8 pm to 5 am and everyone must wear a mask in public areas.

Source: https://ga.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/coronavirus-update/

Gambiaclosed18-Sept-20

There are no commercial flights operating in Gambia and all sea, land and air borders are closed. The land border with Senegal is also closed, except for security personnel and the passage of essential supplies.The country is in a state of emergency and all public venues including casinos, cafes and bars are closed. However, markets, mosques and churches have opened since June 7. The Gambian Government announced a further 21-day extension of the State of Emergency with effect from 6 August.

Source: https://gm.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/

Georgialimited18-Sept-20

Most international flights have been cancelled and only arriving passengers from Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, France and Estonia are allowed to enter. Travelers arriving from other countries are required to self-quarantine for 14 days. Land borders remain closed to passenger travel excluding returning citizens or citizens of neighboring countries returning to their home country.The government has announced on that it is now postponing the re-opening of land and air borders, as well as international tourism until at least 1 September. Regular international flights in, out of Georgia are allowed for Paris, Riga and Munich.

Source: https://gm.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/

Germanylimited18-Sept-20

As with other EU countries, Germany is limiting entry to EU citizens and residents. EU nationals may be required to provide proof of entry and a valid reason to enter Germany. Transit travelers are allowed to transit in Germany as long as they have proof of onward travel. On July 14, Germany revoked it's quarantine requirement for Swedish travellers. Those entering from a country with a high rate of COVID-19 are required to self-quarantine for 14 days. Government extends travel warning for non-European countries until 14 September

Source: https://de.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Ghanaclosed18-Sept-20

Kotoka International Airport reopened on 1 September. Commercial flights are now operating to and from Ghana on a limited number of routes. Land and sea borders remain closed.. However, domestic flights are allowed to fly. On arrival all passengers will be subject to a mandatory COVID-19 test at Kotoka International airport. The test is understood to be an antigen test and it will be conducted before baggage is collected at a cost of $150 per passenger. Although there are no current movement restrictions within Ghana, face masks are required in public. Religious services may take place at 25% attendance.

Source: https://gh.usembassy.gov/ghana-covid-19-information/

Gibraltaropen18-Sept-20

As of June 21, air restriction travel into Gibraltar have been lifted. Incoming travelers with valid documents will be allowed entry via the Gibraltar International Airport. The British Airways have started operating reduced flights from Gibraltar and London. All passengers are required to complete a COVID-19 tracing form. The Government is in the process of easing restrictions via a phase named Unlock the Rock which composes of six phases beginning on May 2. At present, restaurants and cafes are opened with limited capacity and gatherings of less than 12 people are allowed.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/gibraltar/entry-requirements

Greecelimited18-Sept-20

Since July 4, only citizens of countries' in the EU are allowed to enter Greece. Additionally, citizens of Canada, Georgia, Japan, Algeria, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, South Korea, Rwanda, Thailand, Uruguay and Tunisia can enter the country. Greece has suspended flights from Turkey. On July 22, the authorities announced that they will now allow direct flights from U.K, and Sweden and arrivals from the U.S may be permitted by July 31. Testing for COVID-19 upon arrival is random and those tested will need to self-quarantine while waiting for results. Since 1 August, cruise ships can dock at Piraeus, Rhodes, Heraklion, Volos, Corfu and Katakolo.

Source: https://gr.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Grenadalimited18-Sept-20

The Maurice Bishop International Airport re-opened on July 1 for charter flights only. Regional commercial flights are scheduled to commence on July 15 and flights from U.K, Europe and Canada may resume on August 1. All arriving passengers should present proof of a negative COVID-19 test and comply with a 14-day quarantine at a designated facility . Domestic restrictions are gradually being lifted and recreational facilities like beaches and gyms are open under restrictions. Wearing face masks is required in all public areas.

Source: https://bb.usembassy.gov/covid-information-grenada/

Guatemalalimited18-Sept-20

Only Guatemalan nationals, diplomats and foreign residents are allowed to enter the country. The La Aurora international Airport are expected to resume within the first two weeks of September There is no public transport available and all cultural and social events are prohibited including religious services. Restaurants, cafes and bars remain closed and high risk individuals including the elderly and children are not allowed to move around.Social distancing measures and wearing a face mask in p public areas is required and a nationwide curfew is in place until August 23. Guatemala City’s La Aurora International Airport expected to reopen to commercial flights on 18 September.

Source: https://www.worldnomads.com/travel-safety/central-america/guatemala-travel-alerts#:~:text=Only%20Guatemalan%20nationals%2C%20resident%20foreigners,to%20quarantine%20for%207%20days

Guernseyopen18-Sept-20

Guernsey has reached phase five of it's COVID-19 lock down which includes accepting visitors on the island. Arriving passengers are categorized according to their country of origin. Those from 'Group A' countries' are required to self-quarantine for 14 days. Group B arriving passengers can either self-isolate for 14 days or isolate for 7 days and take a test. Group C categories are not required to take any test or undergo any quarantine. The only countries categorized as Group C are The Isle of Man and Jersey and the UK. These restrictions will remain in place until October.

Source: https://bit.ly/3ffjOL7

Guinealimited18-Sept-20

The Government of Guinea announced that the Gbessia International Airport is re-opening at limited capacity. Air France will schedule occasional flights from Conakry to Paris while Brussels Airlines has suspended all flights until September 1. The country is also under a nationwide curfew from 9pm to 5am daily.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/guinea

Guinea-Bissauclosed18-Sept-20

The government of Guinea-Bissau closed all land and air borders since March 18. Domestic restrictions such as closure of schools and markets are also in place. The country is under a State of Emergency until .The government has set up a coronavirus hotline that you can call on: 1919 or 2020.

Source: https://gw.usmission.gov/covid-19-information/

Guyanaclosed18-Sept-20

All scheduled international flights from the Cheddi Jagan International Airport at Timehri and the Eugene Correia Airport at Ogle have been cancelled for the foreseeable future. All ports of entry and exit and seaports have been closed since March 27. The country is still under domestic restrictions such as limited public transportation and wearing of facial masks in public places.

Source: https://gy.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Haitilimited18-Sept-20

Some international flights have resumed from July 1. The land border with the Dominican Republic is open to pedestrian and vehicular traffic. Travelers arriving by air will undergo general health checks and will need to self-quarantine for 14 days. Haiti is still under a curfew between 12 midnight to 4 am.The state of emergency was formally lifted on 27 July but the curfew remains until August 10.

Source: https://ht.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Holy See (Vatican City State)limited18-Sept-20

Direct flights from Chinese points-of-origin and Italian destinations have been temporarily postponed. Passengers arriving are required to self-quarantine in their home or hotel for 14 days even if they have no symptoms of COVID-19. Beginning March 3, all passengers on U.S bound flights with temperature higher than 99.5 degrees Fahrenheit are not permitted to board

Source: https://va.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Hondurasclosed18-Sept-20

International flights are to restart on 17 August However, there are limited commercial flights out of Honduras with United Airlines and Eastern Airlines. The country is also under a nationwide curfew and using face masks, sanitary gel and following social distancing in public is mandatory.A curfew from 17:00 – 07:00 has been extended to August 23 2020.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/honduras/

Hong Konglimited18-Sept-20

Hong Kong residents arriving from any location except mainland China, Macau and Taiwan will be denied entry. Foreigners arriving from mainland China, Macau or Taiwan who have been overseas in the past 14 days will also be denied entry. However, both residents and foreigners from China, Macau and Taiwan without any overseas travel history will be allowed to enter as long as they undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine.Beginning July 25, arrivals who have visited high-risk countries in the past 14 days will need to provide confirmation of a room reservation in a Hotel for 14 days, starting on the day of their arrival.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/destination/hong-kong/

Hungarylimited18-Sept-20

Hungary has divided countries in three cagetories (red, green and Yellow). Arrivals classified as 'green' do not need to undergo any testing or quarantine while those form 'yellow' and 'red' countries have differnt degrees of restrictions in place. Only EU citizens and citizens of neighboring countries (except Ukraine) are permitted to enter Hungary without testing or quarantine.Businessmen who are citizens of Poland, Germany, Bulgaria, South Korea or Japan may also enter the country without any restrictions. All other foreigners may request exception and entry permit. Government to close country’s borders to foreigners from 1 September following increase in COVID-19 infections

Source: https://hu.usembassy.gov/covid-19/

Icelandlimited18-Sept-20

Iceland has opened its borders to other EU countries and Schengen states including the U.K. All arriving passengers will need to present a negative COVID-19 test or quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. The country is also open to white listed countries including Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay. Starting July 16, all travellers from Finland, Germany, Denmark and Norway will no longer need to go through medical screening or quarantine. From 19 August, if you are opting to test instead of the 14 day quarantine, you must be tested for a second time 4-5 days after arrival and follow quarantine measures until the result of the second test is known.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/europe/iceland/

Indiaclosed18-Sept-20

Regular international flights to remain suspended until 31 August . However, the government of India has agreed to allow U.S air carriers to resume passenger services in the U.S -India market beginning July 23. Regular international flights to remain suspended until 31 August. All land borders with Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and Nepal in East and North East India are closed. Domestic flights have begun to resume starting June 1. All returning residents are required to undergo a 14-day quarantine upon arrival. Contaminated zones are under a total lockdown until August 15.

Source: https://www.worldnomads.com/travel-safety/southern-asia/india/india-travel-alerts-must-read-now

Indonesialimited18-Sept-20

Bali has re-opened commercial flights to domestic tourists and foreign visitors are to be allowed entry from September 11. Commercial flights are operational to and from Indonesia but only citizens, permanant residents and diplomats may enter.Domestic flights are operating under certain restrictions and those boarding domestic flights must provide a negative COVID-19 test. The country is also under domestic restrictions including limited public transportation and closure of non-essential business establishments and attractions.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/indonesia/

Iran, Islamic Republic Oflimited18-Sept-20

Although some domestic restrictions are being lifted, Iran's borders remain closed for travelers. However, flights from Turkey have resumed since June 20. Parks, gardens and recreational areas are now open while non-essential, indoor businesses remain closed. Wearing a face mask in Iran is required.

Source: https://ir.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Iraqlimited18-Sept-20

On June 30, the Iranian government extended the suspension of all commercial flights in and out of the country to July 15. Border crossing points with Kuwait and Iran have been re-opened for commercial exchange. Authorities have banned the entry of nationals from Bahrain, China, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Nigeria, Spain, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, and Qatar.The Iraqi government is imposing an 11-day full curfew during the upcoming Eid al-Adha holiday. The curfew would run from July 30 to Aug. 15.

Source: https://iq.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Irelandopen18-Sept-20

All passengers arriving from overseas are expected to restrict movement for 14 days and must complete a COVID-19 passenger locator form indicating where they intend to self-isolate. Although the number of flights to and from the U.S to Ireland have reduced, there are no restrictions in place. Travelers arriving from 15 countries (Malta, Finland, Norway, Italy, Hungary, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Cyprus, Slovakia, Greece, Greenland, Gibraltar, Monaco, and San Marino) do not need to undergo a 14-day quarantine beginning July 21.

Source: https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/d06271-easing-the-covid-19-restrictions-on-29-june-phase-3/#transport-and-travel

Israelclosed18-Sept-20

Israel has extended its border closure until September 1st due to an increase of cases. Citizens may enter and will need to self-quarantine for 14 days. Commercial flights are now operating to and from Israel on a limited number of routes. Domestic restrictions are being lifted gradually with restaurants and businesses are open with limited capacity. Wearing of face masks is required in all public areas and some hotels across Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories have now reopened.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/israel/

Italylimited18-Sept-20

Most travelers within Europe can freely enter and exit Italy without any restrictions. On July 1, Italy also extended its borders to those coming from countries with low infection rates as long as they quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. Only residents from these 14 approved countries are allowed to enter Italy. Effective July 9 to 31,anyone who, in the previous 14 days, has stayed or transited through one of the following countries: Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bosnia Herzegovina, Chile, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Moldova, Oman, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo is forbidden from entering Italy. Government to extend state of emergency until 15 October.

Source: https://www.thelocal.it/20200710/italys-latest-travel-rules-explained

Ivory Coastlimited18-Sept-20

Effective July 1, international flights were permitted to resume and airlines have begun to offer limited commercial flight services. Schools are now opened but restaurants are open with social distancing guidelines in place. The state of emergency has been extended to 31 August. The ban on all movement to and from Abidjan was lifted on 15 July. Wearing of facial masks is required in public and beginning July 31, cinemas, theaters, bars and night clubs are open.

Source: https://bit.ly/2ZDzJhc

Jamaicalimited18-Sept-20

Jamaica opened air and sea ports to foreign travelers from June 15. Upon arrival,travelers will undergo a health test and if anyone shows symptoms or has traveled to a high-risk country,they will be placed in quarantine for 48 hours while waiting for results. Beginning July 10,travelers from high-risk places including Arizona,Texas,Florida in the U.S need to upload a negative COVID-19 test. A 11pm to 5am curfew is in place.

Source: https://www.worldnomads.com/travel-safety/caribbean/jamaica/travel-alert-jamaica

Japanlimited18-Sept-20

Japan denies entry to all non-natioals who have been to an of the 'blacklisted' countries. There are only a few exemptions for exceptional circumstances such as separated family members returning or returning from visiting a critically ill relative or attending a funeral. Anyone arriving from Guyana, Cuba, Guatemala, Grenada, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Haiti, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Algeria, Eswatini, Cameroon, Senegal, CAR, Mauritania, Iraq, Lebanon and Georgia is banned entry starting 1 July.

Source: https://www.japan.travel/en/coronavirus/

Jerseyopen18-Sept-20

All arriving passengers are required to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival or provide a negative COVID-19 test. Travelers are also required to disclose whether they have visited any other country other than the country of departure within 14 days on arrival to Jersey. Depending on the information, passengers may need to self-isolate for 14 days. Failure to self-isolate is considered a criminal offense punishable by a fine of up to £1,000.

Source: https://bit.ly/3fNPPtW

Jordanclosed18-Sept-20

Jordan's borders remain closed and all commercial flights to and from the country are suspended until further notice. Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport will accomodate a limited number of Asian and European countries from August. You can only enter the country if you get special permission from the authorities and even if you get approval, you will be quarantined for 14 days in a government facility. Domestic restrictions are still in place such as limited operation of public transportation and wearing of face mask in enclosed public areas and public transportation.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/middle-east/jordan

Kazakhstanclosed18-Sept-20

The country's border remains closed to foreign citizens except diplomats, direct family members of citizens, those with residency permits and some employees. Kazakhstan has also resumed direct flights with China, South Korea, Japan, Turkey and Thailand. Passengers arriving from China, South Korea, Japan and Thailand will only require a temperature check while those from Turkey and other countries' will need to provide a negative COVID-19 test.

Source: https://bit.ly/2ZyIngS

Kenyalimited18-Sept-20

International flights resumed on August 1st. Air travel within the Kenyan territory resumed on 15 July. Anyone entering Kenya is required to undergo a 14-day quarantine in a government facility. The 9pm to 4a curfew has been in place since July 6 and any violators are isolated and quarantined for 14 days.

Source: https://bit.ly/30hKR2n

Kiribatilimited18-Sept-20

Kiribati has entry restrictions for travelers originating from countries with local transmission of COVID-19. Those from these countries should spend at least 14 days in a country free from the virus before travelling to Kiribati and provide medical proof that they are virus-free.

Source: https://fj.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/

Korealimited18-Sept-20

Beginning June 21, South Korea has limited the number of foreign nationals entering it's borders. All long-term foreign residents are required to apply for a re-entry permit before travelling overseas and present a negative COVID-19 test before returning to Korea. All arrivals-regardless of nationality are also required to undergo 14-day quarantine.From 10 August foreign nationals who have been in Hubei province in China within the previous 14 days are permitted to enter South Korea.On 15 August,the South Korean government raised its social distancing requirements to Level 2 for Seoul and neighbouring Gyeonggi province.

Source: https://kr.usembassy.gov/022420-covid-19-information/

Kuwaitlimited18-Sept-20

Kuwait has opened limited commercial flights to Australia via Doha, and Dubai.However, the ban on commercial fights from 31 high-alert countries remains. The northern border between Iraq and Kuwait remains closed. Most commercial flights remain suspended and citizens returning from Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Philippines, Lebanon, Sri Lanka, and Syria must undergo quarantine upon arrival. Commercial flights at Kuwait International Airport will resume from 1 August. A nationwide curfew applies from 9pm – 3am daily.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/middle-east/kuwait

Kyrgyzstanlimited18-Sept-20

Flights are currently being operated from Bishkek to Istanbul and Dubai and the Turkish Airlines is to resume Istanbul-Bishkek service. Domestic flights have resumed as domestic restrictions are gradually being lifted. Only citizens and immediate family members of citizens can enter the country. Upon entry, travelers are quarantined for three days in a government facility and if no symptoms are shown, a 14-day self quarantine follows. All land borders are closed.

Source: https://kg.usembassy.gov/covid-19-kyrgyzstan-update-july-6/

Laosclosed18-Sept-20

Only foreigners who are essential workers required by Lao government or businesses and have approval from the Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs may enter the country. Upon entry, travelers will undergo mandatory testing and a 14-day quarantine in a government facility. All land borders and passenger flights out of Laos remain closed. Flights on Vientiane-Hanoi route have resumed.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/asia/laos

Latvialimited18-Sept-20

Only citizens of the EU or those with permanent residence status in these countries can enter Latvia without facing quarantine. The country also allows entry from low-risk countries and any travellers arriving from countries not part of the EU require a 14-day quarantine period upon arrival. Entry is allowed to foreigners transiting through the territory of Latvia on their return to their country of residence.The country has restrictions on social gatherings and social distancing.

Source: https://www.latvia.travel/en/article/covid-19-and-travelling-latvia

Lebanonlimited18-Sept-20

On July 1, the Rafic Hariri International Airport resumed commercial flights with a limited capacity of 2,000 daily passengers. Anyone arriving in Lebanon from a country that does not have PCR testing will undergo PCR testing and quarantine while waiting for results. Those from countries that have PCR tests only need to provide their results. All land border crossings into Syria remain closed.State of emergency declared in Beirut following massive explosion.

Source: https://lb.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Lesothoclosed18-Sept-20

All Lesotho's borders are closed and flights are suspended. The only way to enter the country is with approval from the Ministry of Home Affairs and the only reason is for emergency services. The border with South Africa is closed. Domestic restrictions are in place in Lesotho with public transportation operating in limited capacity and the restaurants only open for takeout.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/lesotho

Liberialimited18-Sept-20

Commercial flights at Roberts International Airport resumed on June 28. Arriving passengers need to present a valid negative test document or else take a rapid test at the airport. Those arriving into the country after residing in a country with more than 200 COVID-19 cases will be quarantined in a government facility for 14 days. Currently all land borders (with Sierra Leone, Guinea and Côte d’Ivoire) are closed to travellers. Ports remain open.

Source: https://lr.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Libyan Arab Jamahiriyaclosed18-Sept-20

All Libya's air, land and sea borders are closed and all commercial flights have been suspended. The country also has strict domestic restrictions with bars and restaurants closed and public transportation operating at limited capacity. The State of Emergency expired on April 1. The Misrata airport will reopen only for departing passengers on 26 July

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/libya/

Liechtensteinlimited18-Sept-20

The country has opened its borders with Switzerland, however, restrictions on entering Liechtenstein depends on Switzerland's restrictions. Only EU, Schengen member countries and the UK can enter Switzerland. Anyone entering from high-risk countries will need to quarantine for 10 days. Businesses, restaurants, bars and attractions in Liechtenstein are now fully operational.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/liechtenstein/

Lithuanialimited18-Sept-20

Countries from the EU and citizens of Switzerland and the U.K are allowed entry to the country provided that they have a negative COVID-19 test. The Lithuanian health ministry also extended the mandatory 14-day quarantine period to all persons arriving to Lithuania from France. The country has also released a list of approved countries that is updated weekly. Transit is also allowed for those returning to their countries, seafarers and other special cases.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/lithuania/

Luxembourglimited18-Sept-20

Citizens and residents from the EEA member countries including Switzerland, Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay can freely enter Luxembourg. The ban on the entry of third-country nationals into the territory of Luxembourg is extended until 15 September 2020. The German and French borders are also now open.

Source: https://lu.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Macaolimited18-Sept-20

Only Macau citizens, residents of Mainland China and permanent residents are allowed to enter Macau as long as they haven't travelled anywhere else in the past 14 days. All arriving passengers also need to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test with a certificate coming from a qualified institution. Those without such proof will need to undergo testing and possible quarantine. All travellers arriving in Macao, who are not residents of Macao, Hong Kong, Taiwan or mainland China, will be denied entry.

Source: https://www.trip.com/travel-restrictions-covid-19/

Macedoniaopen18-Sept-20

On July 1, Skopje International Airport and St. Paul the Apostle Airport reopened for commercial flights. Land borders are also fully opened for passengers and vehicles without the need for a PCR test. However, those arriving from Montenegro, Bosnia, Kosovo and Serbia need to present a negative COVID-19 test upon entry. Domestic restrictions are slowly being lifted with restaurants and cafes now opened with social distancing. Wearing a face past is required when in public.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/north-macedonia/

Madagascarclosed18-Sept-20

The whole of Madagascar is under a State of Emergency and all flights are suspended until further notice. Madagascar has also closed all its sea borders for cruise ships. There is also a full lockdown in the Analamanga region and a curfew from 8pm to 4am. Cruise ships are not currently permitted to berth in Madagascar’s ports.COVID-19 state of health emergency extended until August 23.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/madagascar

Malawiclosed18-Sept-20

Since April 18, the country has imposed strict lockdown measures cancelling international flights. All land borders are closed except for cargo and citizens returning to the country. Only Malawian nationals and foreigners with residency visas can enter Malawi. Upon entry, passengers will be tested for COVID-19 and self-isolate for 14 days after arrival. Ulendo Travels are operating charter flights from Lilongwe/Blantyre to Dar es Salam on 22 July and to Lusaka on 26 and 29 July.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/malawi

Malaysialimited18-Sept-20

Only Malaysian nationals and those with residency visas and employment passes can enter the country. All those permitted to enter wil need to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. Domestic travel is permitted except to high-risk areas. Malaysia has implemented a Recovery Movement Control Order that is valid until August 31. Under this order, strict hygiene and social distancing practices are required.

Source: https://bit.ly/2OAOpr4

Maldiveslimited18-Sept-20

Maldives reopened its borders to global tourists on July 15 with Qatar Airways, SriLankan Airlines, Emirates, Etihad scheduling flights to and from the country. Other airlines plan to resume flights in August. Also the ban on anyone who has transited or left the U.K., mainland China, Iran, Bangladesh, Spain, Germany, Italy, South Korea, France, Malaysia and Sri Lanka has been lifted. Cruise ships and safari boats, yachts and other vessels from overseas are restricted from docking. A Public Health Emergency is in place until 6 September.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/maldives/

Maliclosed18-Sept-20

All land borders are closed to passenger vehicle traffic but open to cargo and freight. International airports and flights restarted operations since 25 July. Land borders reopened from 31 July.Travellers must also show upon arrival a COVID-19 negative test done within 72 hours from departure date. Domestic restrictions in the country include social distancing and limiting gatherings to less than 50. Wearing of face masks is also required in all public places.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/mali/

Maltalimited18-Sept-20

On July 1, Malta opened airports and ports to passengers from certain countries.Nationals from several EU and Schengen Area Members States including Israelis may enter Malta. Next month, an additional 17 countries will be allowed entry. As of July 15, the list includes the list of PHC countries comprises Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Greece, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, China, Rwanda, Uruguay, Japan, Morocco, Thailand, Tunisia, Lebanon, Indonesia, Turkey, Jordan, United Arab Emirates. The country still has some domestic restrictions including wearing of face masks and social distancing.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/malta

Marshall Islandsclosed18-Sept-20

The total suspension of international travelers entering the country via air is valid until August 5. Domestic passenger air travel between Kwajalein and Majuro is also suspended on international airlines. However, travel between the two islands is permitted on Air Marshals. Anyone entering the island without official clearance will be subject to quarantine.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/pacific/marshall-islands

Martiniqueclosed18-Sept-20

Mauritania has closed all land and air borders until further notice. On July 6, the country announced that Air France will conduct one-way flights from Nouakchott to Paris every week until the end of July. The government has also restricted travel between cities and instituted a daily curfew from 8pm to 6am.

Source: https://mr.usembassy.gov/mauritania-health-alert-13/

Mauritiuslimited18-Sept-20

There are currently no regular commercial flights in and out of Mauritius. However, Air Mauritius is running weekly flights to Paris. Entry of aircraft and ships in Mauritius is restricted until end of August. In June, the country announced that it is COVID-free and the WWTC recognized Mauritius as a safe destination.There are no restrictions on movement around Mauritius. However, social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory.

Source: https://www.tourism-mauritius.mu/en-int/mauritius-travel-alerts

Mexicoopen18-Sept-20

The Mexico land border remains closed and restricted to essential crossings until the end of July. However, the country does not have any restrictions for international travel although the number of flights have been greatly reduced. Anyone arriving will undergo a health screening but there is no quarantine requirement for travelers arriving. Facial masks are required in most states.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/mexico/

Micronesia, Federated States Oflimited18-Sept-20

Commercial flights to and from Micronesia remain very limited. Federated States of Micronesia has declared a “state of public health emergency”. The government of Micronesia has banned anyone entering by air, sea or land from China, Hong Kong and Macau. Also, anyone entering from a country or area with a confirmed COVID-19 case are not allowed to enter unless they stay for 14 days in an area without the virus. Since March 7, those with travel originating from Guam may enter.

Source: https://fm.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/security-and-travel-information/

Moldovalimited18-Sept-20

Foreigners are not allowed to enter the country unless they are immediate family members of Moldovan citizens, have a residency permit or visa, are diplomats, or are transit passengers. All those entering the country are required to self-quarantine for 14-days. Borders with Romania and Ukraine are closed to passenger traffic as well as foreigners. Restaurants are set to re-open on July 15.

Source: https://bit.ly/3fE9Z9N

Monacolimited18-Sept-20

Monaco has opened its border with France so travel restrictions are the same as France. Travellers from the EU zone can travel to France without any restrictions. Entry restrictions have also been lifted for a range of other countries deemed to be a low COVID-19 risk. A voluntary 14-day quarantine applies to travellers outside the EU and U.K. Other nationalities are not allowed to enter but may transit under certain circumstances.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/monaco/

Mongoliaclosed18-Sept-20

Mongolia has suspended all inbound travel from foreign locations and banned entry of all foreign nationals until further notice. Only Mongolia citizens may enter who will need to quarantine for 21 days in a government facility followed by 14-days self-quarantine. The authorities have also suspended all international flights and rail until at least 31 August. Borders with Russia are also closed.Domestic restrictions are slowly being lifted with public transportation fully operational and restaurants opened with social distancing measures.

Source: https://mn.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Montenegrolimited18-Sept-20

Montenegro has opened its borders to citizens of countries with a low number of cases. This list includes over 100 countries that have active cases of less than 25 per 100,000 inhabitants. Individuals from countries with rates higher than this are required to self-isolate for 14 days. As of 22 July the following countries are on this “green list”: The United Kingdom, EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) and Algeria, Andorra, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Fiji, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Morocco, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Senegal, Seychelles, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam and Zambia.All ports for internal maritime traffic are also open.

Source: https://www.officeholidays.com/coronavirus/montenegro

Montserratlimited18-Sept-20

Borders are closed except to citizens. All those arriving in Montserrat must self-quarantine for 14 days and need to submit the Access Declaration Form prior to arrival. Since June 9, there has been a nightly curfew from 10pm to 5am. Gatherings of more than 10 people are permitted and bars and restaurants have opened since June 15. The wearing of face coverings is not mandatory, all curfew restrictions have been lifted and most businesses are open as normal.

Source: https://travelbans.org/north-america/montserrat/

Moroccoclosed18-Sept-20

Starting July 15, limited commercial flights to and from Morocco will be available. Foreign nationals who are residents of the country may enter as long as they submit a negative COVID-19 test and self-isolate for 14 days. The land border between Algeria and Morocco remains closed. On 6 August, the Moroccan Government announced a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 September.

Source: https://travelbans.org/africa/morocco/

Mozambiquelimited18-Sept-20

Mozambique has partially opened its borders with limited commercial flights now available. Anyone arriving is required to undergo a 14-day quarantine period regardless of citizenship or country of origin. .The Mozambican government has declared a national State of Emergency, which will remain in place until 30 September.

Source: https://travelbans.org/africa/mozambique/

Myanmarclosed18-Sept-20

International commercial flights are suspended in Myanmar until October The only exemptions are for medical evacuation, relief and cargo flights. The land borders with China, India, Laos and Bangladesh also remain closed for travel. Anyone allowed to enter must undergo a 21 day quarantine in a government facility and then seven days of self-isolation.Since 13 May it has been compulsory for anyone going out in public to wear a facemask. Failure to wear one will result in a fine of MMK 5000.

Source: https://travelbans.org/asia/myanmar-burma/

Namibiaclosed18-Sept-20

Entry to Namibia is prohibited except for nationals and all commercial flights are suspended.International commercial flights are not available out of Namibia, and will not resume until at least September 18, 2020.Those allowed to enter need to present a negative COVID-19 test and undergo a 14-day quarantine at their own cost. The country remains in a State of Emergency until September 17 and is under strict domestic restrictions. These restrictions include social distancing and wearing of face mask in public or private transport.

Source: https://travelbans.org/africa/namibia/

Naurulimited18-Sept-20

Naura has restrictions for anyone who has traveled through or from Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea, Italy, Iran or China in the 21 days prior to entry. There are also restrictions for any travelers who have had direct or indirect interaction with a vessel with a confirmed COVID case.Passengers who have transited through, or have been in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, Iran, Italy, Korea, Europe, USA or Asia (except Taiwan) in the past 21 days, will not be allowed to enter Nauru. Upon arrival, all passengers are required to spend 14 days in a dedicated quarantine facility.

Source: https://fj.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information

Nepalclosed18-Sept-20

The Government of Nepal has announced its intention to lift the suspension of international commercial flights on 1 September. The country has also extended its lockdown until July 22. Although the country has begun to relax some domestic restrictions, shops are beginning to open with hygiene protocols in place.. Long-route public transportation will reopen on September 1, and travel between different districts will no longer require the prior approval of the Chief District Officer(s) concerned.

Source: https://np.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Netherlandslimited18-Sept-20

As of July 1, residents of countries which the EU travel ban has been lifted may enter Netherlands including the U.K regardless of the purpose of travel. Also, citizens of Uruguay, Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Rwanda may enter. This list will be renewed every two weeks. On July 8, the country closed it's borders to people from Serbia and Montenegro due to the rise in COVID cases in these countries.On July 8, The Netherlands shut it's borders to citizens of Serbia and Montenegro due to the rise of COVID cases in these countries.

Source: https://www.netherlandsandyou.nl/travel-and-residence/visas-for-the-netherlands/qas-travel-restrictions-for-the-netherlands

New Caledoniaclosed18-Sept-20

The border remains closed except for flights from Wallis and Futuna. Regular air travel is limited to residents or pre-approved visitors and repatriation flights. Most commercial international flights are banned for another three months. Anyone arriving in New Caledonia will need to self-quarantine for 21 days. The authorities have lifted most of the domestic restrictions allowing free movement, opening of schools and businesses.

Source: https://travelbans.org/oceania-australia/new-caledonia/

New Zealandlimited18-Sept-20

New Zealand has closed both its air and sea borders. The only exceptions to the closure are for New Zealand citizens, permanent residents, close family members of citizens and diplomats. Other travelers will need to seek approval by submitting an expression of interest using an online form. From 1 August 2020, pre-departure Coronavirus testing will be mandatory for flights with Emirates and Etihad airlines.

Source: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19/border-closures-and-exceptions

Nicaragualimited18-Sept-20

Nicaragua has closed its borders since April 19 until further notice and all international flights have been suspended since April 9. The country's border with Costa Rica is also closed.The country has not imposed an official travel ban but all land and air borders remain closed. Nicaragua has not imposed any lockdown or restrictions and business and attractions are open as usual. Airlines plan to resume commercial flights in August.

Source: https://www.worldnomads.com/travel-safety/central-america/nicaragua-travel-alert

Nigerclosed18-Sept-20

Beginning August 1, International passenger flights into and out of Niger have restarted. However, all land borders remain closed. Arrivals need to present a negative COVID-19 test dated within the past 72 hours. All allowed to enter need to self isolate for 14-days. Domestic restrictions in place include barring of gatherings of more than 50 and all social venues remain closed.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/niger

Nigerialimited18-Sept-20

The government announced the resumption of domestic flights on July 8 and all airports are expected to open by July 15. The Government has extended closure of airports for international flights until October The nation remains under a 10pm to 4am curfew and face masks are required in public. There is also a ban on gatherings on more than 20 people and recreational facilities remain closed.

Source: https://travelbans.org/africa/nigeria/

North Korealimited18-Sept-20

North Korea temporarily closed all its borders to foreign tourists as of January 22 until further notice. Borders are closed and tours are suspended. There is a lack of detailed information on the status of COVID-19 in the country..

Source: https://www.worldnomads.com/travel-safety/eastern-asia/north-korea/north-korea-travel-tips

Norwaylimited18-Sept-20

Norway has opened its borders for leisure travel to and from other Nordic Countries. Also, those arriving from EU and Schengen countries who have a work permit in Norway are free to enter. Other EU/Schengen citizens that have acceptable levels of infection may also enter. Starting August 8, Norway will reimpose a 10-day quarantine for all travelers from France, Switzerland and the Czech Republic.On Saturday 8 August reimpose a 10-day quarantine for all travelers from France, Switzerland and the Czech Republic, due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in those countries.

Source: https://www.visitnorway.com/plan-your-trip/coronavirus-and-travelling-to-norway/

Omanclosed18-Sept-20

Only Oman nationals can enter the country and all international passenger flights are suspended until further notice. Foreign nationals will be allowed to depart but Omani citizens will not. Some domestic flights have resumed beginning July 1. On 21 July the Government of Oman announced a nationwide lockdown to take effect from 25 July. To reduce the spread of COVID-19, from 25 July to 8 August, it will not be possible to travel between governorates.

Source: https://travelbans.org/asia/oman/

Pakistanlimited18-Sept-20

Pakistan lifted its suspension of outbound flights from most airports.nternational flight operations resumed on 7 August. However, inbound international flights are only allowed with the permission of the Government. Starting May 16, limited domestic flights operation resumed from Karachi, Quetta, Peshawar and Islamabad. The country still has strict restrictions on public gatherings and it is mandatory to wear a face mask in public. The borders with Afghanistan, India and Iran remain closed.

Source: https://travelbans.org/asia/pakistan/

Palauclosed18-Sept-20

All commercial flights in and out of Palau have been suspended while domestic flights are now operational. Only Palau citizens may enter the country but they will have to undergo a comprehensive health screening and mandatory 14-day quarantine upon arrival. The President also issued a restriction on the entry of cruise ship unless the captain submits proof that he has not called in any COVID-19 affected area.

Source: https://bit.ly/2Csp4wV

Panamaclosed18-Sept-20

Beginning July 22, the government has extended it's extention of international flights for another month. Domestic flights have also been suspended while the country remains in a State of Emergency. The country has also implemented strict domestic restrictions setting guidelines when men, women and elderly can do their shopping. There is also a total quarantine from 5pm Saturday to 5am Monday.Entry for tourism is barred until 22 August 2020 at the earliest.

Source: https://travelbans.org/north-america/panama-panama/

Papua New Guineaclosed18-Sept-20

All inbound commercial flight in and out of Papua New Guinea have been suspended since March 22. Only citizens are allowed to enter and all arriving will need to present a negative COVID-19 test. Anyone arriving must also self-isolate in a government approved hotel for 14 days. International visitors may apply for exemption. Cruise ships and leisure yachts with more than 15 people are also banned. The Government is to lift COVID-19 lockdown starting 12 August. However, Bougainville extends state of Emergency until September 1.

Source: https://travelbans.org/oceania-australia/papua-new-guinea/

Paraguayclosed18-Sept-20

All passenger flights have been suspended until further notice. However, there are a limited number of repatriation flights operated by embassies. Land and sea borders also remain closed. Domestic restrictions in place include mandatory wearing of face mask and a curfew from 11pm to 5a(Sundays to Thursdays) and from 12am to 5am (Friday to Saturday)

Source: https://travelbans.org/south-america/paraguay/

Peruclosed18-Sept-20

Domestic flights are scheduled to resume on July 15 however, all international commercial flights in and out Peru remain suspended. The country's land borders are also closed until further notice. The State of Emergency has been extended until July 31 and curfew measures are in place. Everyone is mandated to wear a face mask outside their homes. All international repatriation flights have been suspended for the first two weeks of August. On August 12, Peru reimposed Sunday curfews.

Source: https://travelbans.org/south-america/peru/

Philippineslimited18-Sept-20

International commercial flights are operational in the Philippines but only citizens and diplomats are allowed entry. All passengers arriving at any international airport may need to undergo quarantine. All foreigners who intend to leave the country may leave anytime although they may have difficulty booking a flight since most commercial flights remain suspended. The Government has announced that it may allowe entry of foreign nationals with valid visas beginning August.

Source: https://bit.ly/32watv7

Polandlimited18-Sept-20

Poland has restored full border traffic within the internal borders of the EU beginning June 13. However, the Polish government wants to extend its ban on international flights to August 25, with 45 countries on the banned list. On June 17, the country also opened international rail traffic within the EU borders and international flights were partially resumed. The government has extended a partial ban on International flights until August 11. However, the external borders may only be crossed by diplomats, citizens, permanent residents and diplomats. A 14 day quarantine is required for those crossing external borders of the EU and not applicable for those crossing internal EU borders.

Source: https://www.gov.pl/web/coronavirus/travel

Portugallimited18-Sept-20

Only flights from EU countries and the Schengen area have resumed. Authorities in Madeira, Portugal, decide to resume international flights. Also, citizens of Algeria, Canada, U.K, South Korea, Morocco, Tunisia and China are permitted. Essential travel from Portuguese-speaking countries and the U.S are also permitted. General behavior guidelines are in place in which all must maintain a 2 meter social distance and use facial masks in all public areas. Areas around Lisbon remain under artial lockdown.

Source: https://www.visitportugal.com/en/node/421175

Qatarlimited18-Sept-20

Beginning June 15, the government of Qatar started lifting lockdown measures allowing the departing of flights. Arriving flights remain suspended except for citizens and permanent residents. Starting August 1, the country will begin re-opening malls and other facilities and may allow flights from low-risk countries.

Source: https://www.garda.com/crisis24/news-alerts/355431/qatar-government-to-further-ease-covid-19-restrictions-from-july-1-update-22

Romanialimited18-Sept-20

Romania has started lifting restrictions for third countries including Australia, Algeria, Canada, Georgia, Montenegro, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Serbia, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay. Travelers from countries with a high-incidence of COVID-19 are required to home quarantine for 14 days. However, those from countries that have a rate of new cases in the last 14 days that is less than or equal to Romania are allowed entry without restrictions.

Source: https://travelbans.org/europe/romania/

Russian Federationlimited18-Sept-20

Aeroflot has canceled scheduled flights to 85 cities around the world until August 31. However,the flights that will be permitted to enter are those from countries where the COVID-19 cases do not exceed 40 per 100,000 people an where there is a daily increase of less than 1% in the last 14 days. The country will begin negotiations with other countries and allow flights on the principle of reciprocity. On August 1,flights from Moscow,St. Petersburg,and Rostov-on-Don to the U.K,Turkey and Tanzania will resume. On August 10,flights to Antalya,Dalaman and Bodrum will also resume.Flights to and from Switzerland resumed on August 15.

Source: https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2020/07/10/russia-will-begin-lifting-international-flight-restrictions-from-july-15-a70847

Rwandalimited18-Sept-20

The Kigali International Airport is scheduled to re-open on August 1. Only returning citizens and legal residents may enter the country. Those travelling on charter flights may be allowed entry. All arriving passengers undergo mandatory health screening for both Ebola and COVID-19 and are subject to a 14 day quarantine. The country also has a curfew from 9pm to 5am and masks must be worn in public at all times.

Source: https://travelbans.org/africa/rwanda

Saint Kitts And Nevisclosed18-Sept-20

All land, sea and air borders remain closed to both residents and foreigners. The country also has a curfew from midnight to 5am until July 25. Domestic restrictions are slowly being lifted with businesses allowed to operate with social distancing and hand sanitising measures. Wearing of face masks in public is also mandatory.The State of Emergency and the COVID-19 regulations made under the Emergency Powers Act have been extended to 29 August.

Source: https://www.worldnomads.com/travel-safety/caribbean/saint-kitts-and-nevis

Saint Lucialimited18-Sept-20

Flights to the U.S are now operational and starting July 25, flights to the U.K are expected to resume. Flights to Canada are scheduled to resume in August. All arriving passengers are required to complete a Pre-Arrival Registration Form that includes proof of a negative PCR test. Anyone arriving without proof of a negative test will be subject to testing at their own cost and quarantine. The State of Emergency is in place until end of September.

Source: https://www.stlucia.org/en/covid-19

Saint Vincent And Grenadineslimited18-Sept-20

International flights have been suspended and the seaports of Mustique, Canouan, Bequia and Union Island are also closed to yachts and pleasure crafts. Starting July 1, all travelers will need to present a negative PCR test or else get tested upon arrival. Anyone arriving from EU, Iran, South Korea, USA, Canada, China, and the U.K will undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine at their own expense.St Vincent and Grenadines’ government may ban flights from the U.S.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/saint-vincent-and-the-grenadines/

Samoaclosed18-Sept-20

Samoa is closed to foreign nationals and only residents are allowed entry. All those arriving who are non-US passport holders need to spend at least 14 days in Tonga, or Hawaii before entering.All public gatherings are suspended until further notice and only family gatherings of less than 10 people are permitted. Businesses and restaurants are opened at limited capacity.

Source: https://travelbans.org/asia/american-samoa

San Marinolimited18-Sept-20

San Marino has opened its borders to Italy making travel possible according to Italy's guidelines. So anyone who is allowed to enter Italy can also travel to San Marino. (Please see Italy's travel restrictions for more details) All restaurants, businesses and even attractions are now open in San Marino.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/san-marino

Sao Tome And Principelimited18-Sept-20

Beginning July 1, the country has begun Phase 2 of it's reopening plan allowing flights from member states of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries. On July 16, international commercial flights are expected to resume and transportation by boat between Principe and Sao Tome may begin.

Source: https://travelbans.org/africa/sao-tome-and-principe/

Saudi Arabiaclosed18-Sept-20

All flights to and from Saudi Arabia are suspended until further notice. All land crossings also remain closed to passenger traffic. The authorities have implemented an online registration system to facilitate the repatriation of foreign nationals to their home countries. Saudi is under strict domestic restrictions and any non-citizen who violates these measures will be punished, deported and banned from re-entering the country.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/middle-east/saudi-arabia

Senegallimited18-Sept-20

On July 15,International commercial flights are to resume while land and sea borders remain closed.Senegal's borders with neighboring countries also remain closed. Travel between regions is permitted and internal flights have resumed. Starting June 5,restaurants and gyms are open to visitors with sanitary measures and social distancing protocols in place.On 8 August, the Senegalese authorities announced tightened restrictions. There is a ban on gatherings such as marriages, baptisms and funeral ceremonies.

Source: https://travelbans.org/africa/senegal/

Serbiaopen18-Sept-20

All COVID-19 restrictions are lifted for both Serbian and foreign citizens. There are no restrictions on movement for residents and visitors and no self-isolation requirements upon entry. In the City of Belgrade, wearing masks is mandatory for everyone in public transportation and indoor spaces. Serbia to reintroduce virus lockdown after new case spike; clashes in Belgrade.

Source: https://rs.usembassy.gov/serbia-covid-19-information/

Seychelleslimited18-Sept-20

International commercial flights are scheduled to resume on August 1. Upon arrival, passengers will be expected to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test. However, only citizens of countries that are considered low risk will be allowed entry. High-risk countries will not be allowed to enter until further notice. Cruise ships from any country are not permitted to berth in Seychelles.

Source: https://travelbans.org/africa/seychelles/

Sierra Leonelimited18-Sept-20

Commercial flights to and from Sierra Leone are limited to citizens. However, the Freetown International Airport is scheduled to open on July 22 and some airlines are accepting reservations for flights departing in July and August. There is a curfew in place from 9pm to 6am and precautionary measures are still in place.

Source: https://travelbans.org/africa/sierra-leone/

Singaporelimited18-Sept-20

Singapore's Changi Airport has allowed transit to some airlines beginning June 2. Currently, only Singapore citizens, permanent residents and long-term pass holders and their dependents may enter the country. From June 17, travelers entering Singapore who have been to Australia, Brunei, Darussalam, Hong Kong, Macao, Japan, Mainland China, Republic of Korea, New Zealand, Taiwan and Vietnam will need to self-quarantine for 14 days. Starting August 10, new arrivals to wear monitoring devices during 14-day home isolation.

Source: https://sg.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/

Slovakialimited18-Sept-20

Foreigners who have visited a high risk country within the last 14 days may enter through the borders of the Slovak Republic with the Czech Republic, Austra, Poland and Hungary as long as they comply with quarantine measures. Travelers from Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Croatia, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Latvia, Hungary, Malta, Germany, Norway, Austria, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Poland, Principality of Monaco, Faroe Islands, The Netherlands may enter without any restrictions.

Source: https://travelbans.org/europe/slovakia/

Slovenialimited18-Sept-20

Citizens of Slovenia, Austria and Hungary may cross the border without any restrictions. Also anyone arriving from EU and Schengen countries may enter without restrictions. Travelers from other countries are required to self-quarantine for 14 days. Slovenia was the first EU country to declare the end of the COVID-19 epidemic. From 20 July, persons who will be ordered to quarantine will be able to enter Slovenia at any border crossing.The Slovene government have declared that the coronavirus epidemic in Slovenia is over.

Source: https://www.slovenia.info/en/plan-your-trip/all-you-need-to-know-for-a-healthy-and-safe-vacation-in-slovenia

Solomon Islandsclosed18-Sept-20

The country is under a State of Emergency until further notice. As of June 11, all international flights have been suspended until August 31. However, approved international repatriation and flights and all domestic flights continue to operate. The capital, Honiara is an emergency zone and follows strict domestic restrictions while the popular tourist destination Aneityum island is still in lockdown.

Source: https://www.flysolomons.com/about-us/news/schedule-updates/scheduled-international-suspension-31-august

Somaliaclosed18-Sept-20

All inbound and outbound commercial flights including cargo flights are suspended until further notice. Somalia has also closed its borders with Kenya and Ethiopia. Only flights that have pre-authorization from the government are allowed to operate. Most Internal flights have also been suspended excluding those between Hargeisa and Addis Ababa which are available on a limited basis.

Source: https://travelbans.org/africa/somalia/

South Africaclosed18-Sept-20

Local airports have started operating for domestic flights since July 1. However, all international commercial flights remain suspended except those authorized by the Minister of Transport. The commuter rail has resumed operations for short distance destinations. All those who qualify to enter will undergo mandatory 14-day quarantine and intense screening upon arrival. South Africa have introduced a risk based, five-level approach to lockdown restrictions. On 1 June, South Africa moved to level 3 (from level 4).

Source: https://bit.ly/2CsgHBu

Spainlimited18-Sept-20

Spain opened it's borders with all EU member states starting June 21. Beginning July 4, the country also allowed entry to citizens of Algeria, Australia, Canada, China, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay. The reciprocity principle is maintained for citizens of Algeria, China, and Morocco.From August 1, all travellers must fill in a public health form. After completing the form, passengers will obtain a QR code which they must present on arrival in Spain.

Source: https://www.spain.info/en/discover-spain/practical-information-tourists-covid-19-travel-spain/

Sri Lankalimited18-Sept-20

Only citizens and residents of Sri-Lanka are allowed entry. All arrivals are to undergo a 14-day quarantine followed by 14 days of self isolation at home. Passengers of cruise ships are also not allowed to disembark. However, transit via Sri Lanka is permitted as long as the connecting flight is within 10 hours of arrival. The reopening of Colombo Airport is delayed indefinitely, after repatriation flights suspended due to a spike in infections.

Source: https://travelbans.org/asia/sri-lanka/

St.Christopher, Nevis & Anguillaclosed18-Sept-20

All borders of St. Kitts & Navis remain closed to commercial traffic by air and sea. However, the Federation expects to reopen it's borders by October. The islands are under domestic restrictions including nightly weekend curfews from 12am to 5am and mandatory wearing of face masks. Beginning June 12, the government has started to ease restrictions, allowing restaurants and beaches to open with limited capacity.On August 7, the Park Hyatt's Fisherman's Village re-opened.

Source: https://www.stkittstourism.kn/travel-advisory-update

Sudanclosed18-Sept-20

The Khartoum International Airport is partially re-opened starting July 13 with limited international flights to and from Egypt, Turkey and the UAE. Domestic flights are still suspended and all ports and land crossings are also closed indefinitely. All arriving must provide details of thier travel and undergo self-isolation. Curfews are still in place throughout the country.

Source: https://travelbans.org/africa/sudan/

Surinameclosed18-Sept-20

All land, air and sea borders are closed and scheduled international flights to and from Surinaame have been suspended. Domestic restrictions are also in place such as the prohibition of social gatherings and limitation of people in a private vehicle or taxi. Wearing of face masks is also required in public.

Source: https://travelbans.org/south-america/suriname/

Swedenlimited18-Sept-20

Entry to Sweden is allowed for EU citizens and those with Swedish residence permits regardless of the purpose of travel. However, on July 2, the Government decided to extend the ban on entry to the EU via Sweden until August 31. Apart from citizens from EEA, United Kingdom and Switzerland, also citizens residing in 14 selected countries are allowed to enter Sweden.Current countries of exemption: Algeria, Australia, Georgia, Japan, Canada, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay.

Source: https://www.swedenabroad.se/en/about-sweden-non-swedish-citizens

Switzerlandlimited18-Sept-20

Entry and exit to Swaziland is limited to citizens and residents. However, on July13, The Eswatini Tourism Authority announced that they plan to allow tourists to return to the country and visit safely. Foreigners from high risk countries are restricted to enter and all residents or citizens entering are required to undergo a 14-day quarantine.

Source: https://www.thekingdomofeswatini.com/travel-advice/

Syrian Arab Republicclosed18-Sept-20

Syria's land and air borders remain closed until further notice. All domestic and international flights are also suspended. Some non-commercial flights continue to use the airport and the Syrian authorities have allowed limited repatriation flights, primarily aimed at repatriating Syrian nationals.The only way to enter or exit is with authorization from the authorities. Some areas of Syria are under a curfew and movement is restricted throughout the country. In Assad-led government-controlled areas, a curfew is in place from 06.00 to 18.00

Source: https://travelbans.org/asia/syria/

Taiwanlimited18-Sept-20

Foreigners entering Taiwan will need to provide a negative COVID-19 test. Citizens and residents are not required to submit a neative test but have to fill in a health declaration document that includes travel history for the past 14 days.You may be asked to install a local SIM card if you do not already have one. Mobile phone location monitoring will be used as part of the quarantine management process by local authorities. All arrivals are legally required to self-isolate for 14 days and anyone breaching isolation faces panalties. A few airlines are also permitted to transit through Taoyuan International Airport excluding passengers with Chinese passports.

Source: https://travelbans.org/asia/taiwan/

Tajikistanlimited18-Sept-20

Since March 20, the Government announced that all commercial flights are suspended. The land borders between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China and Afghanistan are also closed fro travelers. Only citizens and residents are allowed entry and all arriving will be screened and quarantined for 14 days. Wearing a face covering in pubilc places and transportation is also mandatory. From 21 July Fly Dubai air has resumed weekly commercial flights between Dushanbe and Dubai.

Source: https://travelbans.org/asia/tajikistan/

Tanzaniaopen18-Sept-20

Commercial flights have resumed to and from Tanzania. All scheduled and unscheduled flights are free to arrive and depart and only those showing symptoms of COVID-19 are required to quarantine unless they have proof of a negative PCR test.Government of Tanzania is collecting tracking information for all international passengers arriving into Tanzania. Non-essential businesses and attractions remain closed and wearing a facemask is recommended.

Source: https://www.garda.com/crisis24/news-alerts/348886/tanzania-zanzibar-eases-travel-restrictions-june-7-update-6

Thailandclosed18-Sept-20

The Royal Thai Government extended the State of Emergency until August 31. Incoming commercial passenger flights have also been suspended until the same date. On June 29, the government agreed thatonly certain passengers such as nationals, family members of citizens, diplomats, those requiring medical attention and a few others will be allowed entry. Domestic flights are available but with limited capacity. Bus and train routes are openeing and travel between provinces is allowed.

Source: https://th.usembassy.gov/health-alert-u-s-embassy-bangkok-thailand-july-6-2020/

Timor-Lestelimited18-Sept-20

On 6 August 2020, the Timorese authorities re-declared a State of Emergency until 5 September 2020. All foreign nationals entering Timor-Leste that have entered or transited China within the previous 4 weeks will not be allowed entry. Citizens and permanent residents may enter but will undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days.Internal restrictions have been relaxed to allow full freedom of movement within the country.

Source: https://bit.ly/2ZGGa2R

Togolimited18-Sept-20

Air borders reopened on 1 August and limited commercial flights are due to start running during week beginning 3 August. Although airports are open, there are limited commercial options to Europe and flights with Togo, Ghana and Burkina Faso are suspended. Land borders remain closed since march 20. All passengers arriving in Togo must complete an online immigration and health form and pay CFA 40,000 for a COVID test before travel. There is also a curfew in Grand Lome from 9pm to 5am and wearing of masks is mandatory.

Source: https://travelbans.org/africa/togo/

Tongalimited18-Sept-20

International flights to Tonga have been diverted until September 12. Air New Zealand will be running one flight weekly throughout July. However, international flights approved by the Ministry of Health may enter the country.All international cruise ships and yachts scheduled to arrive after 19 March shall not be granted entry into Tonga until further notice. The State of Emergency that began on March 20 has been extended until August 31.

Source: https://travelbans.org/oceania-australia/tonga/

Trinidad And Tobagoclosed18-Sept-20

All land, sea and air borders remain closed. Although British Airways planned to resume flights on July 1, other airlines have not announced when they plan to resume commercial flights. The authorities have also banned all cruise ships entering. The country has entered stage 5 of it's phased approach allowing the lifting of many restrictions. Parks, gyms and beaches have been reopened and travel between the islands is permitted.

Source: https://travelbans.org/north-america/trinidad-and-tobago/

Tunisialimited18-Sept-20

Some flights have resumed operation but these remain limited. Only those from 'green' countries may enter Tunisia without undergoing quarantine or testing. Those from low-risk, 'orange' countries may enter but will need to provide a negative PCR test and self-quarantine for 14 days. Hotels in the country are open but with limited capacity and cafes, restaurants are allowed to operate at 70% capacity.

Source: https://travelbans.org/africa/tunisia/

Turkeyopen18-Sept-20

On June 12, Turkey opened its land, sea and air borders. The country has listed 40 countries for reciprocal flights and will begin flights to these countries' gradually. Turkish authorities to resume passenger flights to India, Kuwait, Russia, South Africa on 1 August. Turkey has also started using a HES code which is required for anyone traveling intercity Although most restrictions have been lifted, train services and inter-city coach services are operating on a reduced capacity. People are also required to wear face masks in crowded public areas and there is a curfew for people over 65 who need to stay home between 8pm and 10am.

Source: https://www.worldnomads.com/travel-safety/middle-east/turkey/latest-turkey-travel-warnings-alerts

Turkmenistanclosed18-Sept-20

International flights to and from the country have been suspended. Only Turkmen nationals, diplomats and a few other people are allowed entry. All arrivals need to present a medical certificate stating a negative PCR test. Passenger trains are also suspended and all road borders are closed.Police checkpoints have also been set up around major population centers where passersby may be subject to temperature screening.Passenger trains in Turkmenistan suspended because of COVID-19 concerns.

Source: https://travelbans.org/asia/turkmenistan/

Tuvaluclosed18-Sept-20

Although Tuvalu has no confirmed COVID-19 cases, the Government has restricted entry to the country. All those from 'high-risk' countries are not allowed to enter Tuvalu unless they stay in another low risk country for at least five days before traveling to Tuvalu. This restriction also applies to seafarers from foreign vessels.

Source: https://fj.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/#collapse7

Ugandaclosed18-Sept-20

International commercial flights to and from Uganda have been suspended. However, U.N humanitarian staff will be allowed to enter if they present authorization. The country has also implemented domestic restrictions including the wearing of masks outdoors and a curfew from 7pm to 6:30 am. Public transportation is operating at 50% capacity.No date has yet been given for the re-opening of the airport or the land borders.

Source: https://travelbans.org/africa/uganda/

Ukraineopen18-Sept-20

Beginning June 15, foreign nationals are allowed entry to Ukraine. On arrival, passengers need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test and a health insurance that covers COVID-19 treatment. Train and bus travel has also resumed with limited capacity. The domestic restrictions in place include wearing masks and gloves when in public transport. Shopping centers are opened as long as 1.5 social distancing can be followed. Ukraine’s government on Wednesday extended a nationwide lockdown to contain the coronavirus pandemic until Aug. 31

Source: https://travelbans.org/europe/ukraine/

United Arab Emirateslimited18-Sept-20

Commercial flights are now operational to and from the UAE. The UAE has announced that COVID-19 test will be mandatory for all inbound and transit passengers, including Emiratis, residents, and tourists, arriving via the country’s airports, irrespective of the countries they are coming from.International visitors must also show proof of International health insurance before entry. From 1 August, all citizens, returning residents, transit passengers and tourists have to undertake a COVID-19 test in the country they are currently in and have a negative result before travelling to the UAE. Passenger cruise ships are currently not allowed to dock in the UAE. Tourist and cultural sites have begun reopening with safety measures in place.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/united-arab-emirates/coronavirus

United Kingdomopen18-Sept-20

UK has released a list of 50 countries that will be allowed entry to England without requiring a 14-day quarantine. The countries listed are classNameified as 'low-risk' countries. On July 4, a number of restrictions were lifted in the country including the opening of places of worship and outdoor gyms. However, gatherings of more than 30 people are still not allowed and face masks are required in public areas. Starting August 8, travelers from Andorra, Bahamas and Belgium to U.K. face 14-day quarantine following increase in COVID-19 cases. Those returning from the Spanish Canary Islands or Balearics will not need to quarantine for two weeks.Unrestricted movement between Britain, some other countries has been permitted since 29 June.

Source: https://travelbans.org/europe/united-kingdom/

United Stateslimited18-Sept-20

The USA has approved arrival through 15 approved airports. Since March 16, nationals who have been to Iran, China, Ireland, Schengen zone and the UK within the previous 14 days were denied entry. The CDC also announced the extension of a No Sail Order for all cruise ships until the end of September. The Canada and Mexico borders remain closed.Commercial flights to resume at Paine Field Airport in Snohomish, Washington, on 1 August. Domestic restrictions vary state-to state but a number of states have mandated the use of face masks in public.

Source: https://travelbans.org/north-america/usa/

Uruguaylimited18-Sept-20

There are some international flights operating in Uruguay. All foreigners entering need to provide proof of health insurance that covers COVID. On June 2,the Government issued a decree modifying the conditions to enter the country to include family reunification and authorized business or judicial travel. Other foreign nationals are still not allowed entry. Non-essential businesses are still closed and wearing a face mask in enclosed public areas is required.

Source: https://www.garda.com/crisis24/news-alerts/327241/uruguay-authorities-ban-entry-of-foreign-travelers-due-to-covid-19-march-25-update-2

Uzbekistanclosed18-Sept-20

Airlines have extended the suspension of all commercial flights until August 31. Only citizens,close relatives of citizens,and permanent residents are allowed entry. Businessmen of international companies may also enter with authorization. Arriving passengers will undergo medical evaluation and any with symptoms will be isolated at a government facility. Public transport has also been suspended until August 1 as the entire country has been categorized as a 'red zone'.Domestic rail services resumes on 15 August. Public transportation resumed on 17 August in Tashkent, the capital.

Source: https://travelbans.org/asia/uzbekistan/

Vatican Citylimited18-Sept-20

Since entry to the Vatican is only possible via Italy, the travel restrictions to the Vatican depend on Italy's restrictions. At present, only EU member countries, Schengen member countries, the U.K, Ireland, Monaco and Andorra may enter Italy. Guided tours are open with less than 10 people per group and everyone entering the Vatican needs to wear a face mask.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/vatican-city/

Vanuatuclosed18-Sept-20

No commercial flights are available to and from Vanuatu. Even after Cyclone Harold struck the small island, the government continued to ban foreign aid workers entering the country. Inter-island travel by air may be possible but all ports of entry remain closed. The country is still COVID-free and there are no restrictions in place on restaurants, bars, supermarkets and social gatherings. The government has extended the State of Emergency until the end of the year.

Source: https://travelbans.org/oceania-australia/vanuatu/

Verde Islandslimited18-Sept-20

Beginning June 30, domestic flights have begun to operate. Inter-island sea travel is also allowed. International flights are to resume in July at limited capacity. The Government has not yet announced exactly when international travel is to resume in July. The country is no longer under a State of Emergency but social distancing remains mandatory.

Source: https://www.worldaware.com/covid-19-alert-cape-verde-announces-flights-resuming-june-30-further-easing-restrictions-through

Venezuelaclosed18-Sept-20

International and domestic commercial flights may reopen from September 13 onwards. At present, all commercial flights are suspended. Only citizens and permanent residents may enter the country with proof of a negative COVID-19 test. Inter-state travel is possible as long as one has a special permit or salvoconducto which is issued by the regional officials. Wearing of face masks is required even when traveling in private vehicles.

Source: https://travelbans.org/south-america/venezuela/

Vietnamlimited18-Sept-20

There are limited scheduled international flights available in and out Vietnam weekly as the government has permitted resumption of flights to countries without recent COVID cases. Government to suspend all flights to, from Da Nang for 15 days from 28 July. The China, Cambodia and Laos land borders remain closed. All returning nationals need to undergo 14-day quarantine. There are no internal restrictions in place but the government continues to encourage high hygiene protocols. The country is back on high alert after authorities on Saturday 25 July confirmed community infections all in or around Da Nang.

Source: https://travelbans.org/asia/vietnam/

Windward Islandsclosed18-Sept-20

Borders are scheduled to reopen in July but visitors will only be allowed starting August 7. The State of Emergency has been lifted but the island continues to follow domestic restrictions including a physical distance of 3 feet. Anyone arriving will need to submit a health questionnaire online and also present proof of a negative COVID test.

Source: https://bb.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/

Western Samoaclosed18-Sept-20

Flights to and from Samoa have been suspended until further notice. Other inbound travelers need to show an OK Board pass before they are allowed entry. Domestic restrictions remain in place with social distancing protocols in place. Only private family gatherings of less than 10 are allowed. Businesses are operational from 6am to 6pm and restaurants, bars and nightclubs may operate with 10 person occupancy.

Source: https://travelbans.org/asia/american-samoa/

Yemenclosed18-Sept-20

Commercial flights are suspended to and from Yemen. However, flights from Addis to Sanaa commenced on May 11. Most land, and sea borders remain closed until further notice. The Government has also imposed curfews, movement restriction and limitation of public gatherings.

Source: https://travelbans.org/asia/yemen/

Zairelimited18-Sept-20

The DRC has re-opened it's borders on 15 August.All travellers are required to provide proof of a negative coronavirus test upon entry. There is also a 48 hour quarantine in the cities of Lubumbashi, Kasumbalesa and Kipushi as of June 21.There are extremely limited commercial options available to exit from DRC. Borders and airports are anticipated to start reopening from 15 August. The Government has lifted the state of emergency and orders reopening in three stages of business activities and borders.

Source: https://www.officeholidays.com/coronavirus/dr-congo

Zambialimited18-Sept-20

All airports are now open although there are limited International flights available.Flights to some neighboring countries have also been suspended. Zambia has opened all it's borders but only under tight screening. Visa issuance has also been suspended until further notice. Arrivals are tested for COVID and required to self-quarantine for 14 days. Most businesses including restaurants, cinemas and gyms have reopened but wearing of masks remains mandatory.

Source: https://tripsguard.com/country/zambia/

Zimbabweclosed18-Sept-20

Zimbabwe's borders remain closed and commercial airlines have limited or no flights to the country. Only returning citizens are allowed entry to the country as long as they undergo a 21-day self-quarantine at a government facility. On March 30, the country went under a nationwide lockdown until further notice. Wearing a facial mask in public is required and gatherings of more than 50 are prohibited.

Source: https://travelbans.org/africa/zimbabwe/