Which Countries are Opening Their Doors to International Visitors
After having one of the strictest Covid-19 travel policies Australia’s tourism minister had announced they plan on opening their international border this November for citizens and permanent residents. No actual date has been set in stone but it is looking promising. Come 2022 tourists are likely to be invited back down under.
The CEO of Tourism Fiji, Brent Hill informed CNN that reopening dates are a moving target however December 1, 2021 is the tentative date dependent on local vaccination rates.
Thailand has been open to vaccinated travelers who test negative for Covid-19, to enter Phuket. Other parts of the country are planning on following suit. October 1st, November 1st, December 1st, and January 1st all are reopening dates of more provinces. Click below for more details.
In the past month, Singapore has welcomed a few flights from Brunei and Germany for travelers who are vaccinated and test negative on four covid-19 tests. If this program has a positive result Singapore will open its doors to many more international travelers.
Bali, Batam and Bintan are a part of a reopening plan, however a solidified date has not been stated yet. Australia is likely to be on the shortlist for countries to partner with in trials and travel bubbles due to their strict Covid rules and goal of reaching an 80% vaccination rate.