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Top 10 Countries You Can Travel to for a Holiday Now

Updated 30 November 2021

Canada

Canada is a country loved by everyone, well known for its for its high standard of living combined with the quality of life, awe inspiring scenery and very amiable locals. After closing land borders and halting international flights owing to the pandemic, Canada now welcomes all eligible fully vaccinated travellers regardless of citizenship, to enter the country. If you qualify as a fully vaccinated traveller, you are:

  • Required to show a pre-entry molecular test
  • Required to take an arrival test if selected
  • Required to use ArriveCAN
  • Exempt from quarantine
  • Exempt from Day-8 testing

Visitors to Canada must be fully vaccinated with a Canada-approved vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, J&J or AstraZeneca) and submit proof electronically through the ArriveCAN app. They must also show proof of a negative coronavirus test taken no more than 72 hours prior to entering. At the moment, due to the fears over the Omicron virus, foreign nationals who have been in the Southern Africa region within the previous 14 days, including South Africa, Eswatini, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Namibia:

Egypt

Egypt, the great land of mummies and monuments, Pharaohs and pyramids, is a treasure trove for adventure seekers and casual tourists alike. Currently, there are no countries barred from entering Egypt.

All incoming travellers arriving in the country from abroad need to fill in a health declaration form for Egypt. You can fill the form here. Unvaccinated travellers must submit a negative RT-PCR test report taken at a maximum of 72 hours or 96 hours (according to the country of origin) before their flight departure time. Fully vaccinated passengers are exempt from testing and quarantine requirements. 

Estonia

The country welcomes travellers from any place of the world with no restrictions (no testing, no isolation requirements) if you are fully vaccinated and no more than 12 months have passed. If not fully vaccinated, still no restrictions coming from Europe for tourism purposes, if at least one condition is fulfilled:

  • You have recovered from COVID-19, received at least one dose of vaccine (or vice versa) and no more than 12 months have passed.
  • You have recovered from COVID-19, declared healthy and no more than 6 months have passed.

Unvaccinated travellers must quarantine themselves for 10 days. Currently, the coronavirus infection rates have been constantly low, there are no restrictions on services and tourism attractions and you are welcome to enjoy Mediterranean temperatures combined with refreshing swimming in the sea.

France

Picturesque lavender fields, iconic monuments and buildings, fairy-tale castles and scenic villages easily makes France one of the most visited tourist spots in the world. If you are vaccinated, you can now travel to France with no quarantine restrictions.

Fully vaccinated travellers from countries on the green list will be able to gain entry into France without any restrictions and quarantine measures. Non-vaccinated travellers from the green list will have to present proof of a PCR or antigen test taken within the last 24 to 72 hours before their arrival to France. Following the discovery of the particularly worrying new variant Omicron, the French Government has suspended flights from seven countries in southern Africa: South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, and Eswatini.

Maldives

Another famous archipelago in the Indian Ocean- this one known for idyllic, laid-back, luxury vacations, Maldives has ambitious plans of vaccinating visitors once its resident population is immunized. As of now, the scattered country is receiving travellers, without asking those vaccinated to quarantine (provided they are travelling to an island where  60% of the population is fully vaccinated).

A negative PCR certificate issued no more than 96 hours prior to departure is still requisite for all unvaccinated passengers. Passengers must complete a “Traveller Health Declaration 24 hours before departure.

The government is primarily relying on the fact that guests usually prefer to lounge and relax in their private over-water huts and villas. Nonetheless, most of the islands can be visited.

Mauritius

Embellished by exceptional landscapes and idyllic beaches, Mauritius provides the best means to chase the winter blues away. The country’s borders are now open to international travellers for the first time in 16 months.

Fully vaccinated visitors may enjoy free exploration of the island and choose where to stay. As per the Mauritius Tourism Website, travellers may stay in one of the island’s villas, bungalows, guest houses, B&Bs or even their own home. You will have to fill a Health self-declaration form and the Passenger locator form at your respective airport in the country.

Spain

From idle summers at the beach and endless late night parties, mouth watering meals and splendid gothic buildings, the aesthetically pleasing beautiful streets of Barcelona, Madrid, Grenada, and Seville- the European nation of Spain is always a great place to visit. Spain has been welcoming fully vaccinated tourists from all countries from June 7, who have been fully vaccinated with an EMA approved COVID-19 vaccine. 

Travelers from “high-risk” countries will need to present proof of being fully vaccinated, or of having recovered from COVID-19, as well as a “diagnostic certificate of an active COVID-19 infection with a negative result.” Seven countries are currently classified as high-risk: Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

All travellers entering Spain must fill in a Health Control Form, which can be completed and signed in electronic form. Although Spain’s state of emergency has been lifted, certain COVID-19 related measures still remain effective in the country in order to protect public health. Museums, exhibitions, monuments, and other cultural spaces have already opened for visitors. Still, due to the COVID-19 situation, many of these spaces have reduced their capacity as well as have prioritised remote purchasing of tickets.

Turkey

Turkey- the fairytale land with ornate chapels and green hills, turquoise lagoons and beaches, lively resorts and quaint little villages is now open to travellers from most countries. Anyone can travel to Turkey right now, however there is a ban on flights to Turkey from Brazil, Nepal, South Africa, and Sri Lanka.

All travellers must submit a Turkey Entrance Form within 72 hours before travel and may be subject to PCR testing on arrival in Turkey. Vaccinated travellers who have been vaccinated at least 14 days before their arrival in Turkey can skip testing and quarantine.

The United Kingdom

The UK is always a great place to visit; England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland along with the offshore Islands provide great views and fabulous scenery. The forces of nature, such as the wind, seas, and earth, have conspired to endow this relatively small island kingdom with mountains and ranges of majestic hills, rolling farmlands, exquisite lakes, and gentle valleys and streams.

The UK now has a single red list is in effect consisting of only six countries. This means fully vaccinated travellers outside the red list are allowed to enter the UK without first having to take a PCR or lateral flow test.

To be classified as fully vaccinated, travellers must have been vaccinated in countries where the administered vaccines along with proof of vaccination are recognized by the UK government. Such countries include the UK, the EU, the US, or several other recognised countries. Travellers departing from non-red list countries may be able to apply for a UK tourist visa.

The United States of America

The United States of America is a lot of things to a lot of travellers. For some, the country is defined by its bright lights and big cities the likes of Los Angeles, New York, and Las Vegas just to name a few. For others, it is the land of the wide-open skies and road trips with its millions of kilometers long highway coursing through the sun-bleached hills of the Great Plains, the lush forests of the Pacific Northwest and the delightful country roads of New England.

The United States of Americans lifted COVID-19 travel restrictions for fully vaccinated international visitors from November 8. With this, the US has ended historic restrictions that had barred much of the world from entering the US for as long as 21 months. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the vaccines approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use, as well as those authorised by the WHO, will be accepted for entry into the United States.

However the United States will restrict travel for non-U.S. citizens from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique and Malawi as part of a global effort to stem the spread of the heavily mutated Omicron variant of COVID-19.