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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Maldives Regulations

The use of face masks and social distancing of 3 feet is mandatory on all islands and in public spaces. There are no curfews on resort islands and you are able to use all the facilities which are available.  You may find reduced capacities at restaurants to allow for social distancing.    

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Abu Dhabi Regulations

Most shops, restaurants and tourist attractions are open but COVID19 restrictions and requirements have been introduced to stop the spread of the virus. Social distancing and wearing a facemask is mandatory in all public areas. from the 20th August, you will be required to show proof of vaccination to enter theme parks, museums, cultural centres, restaurants, cafes, shopping centres and other shops.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

NO

FURTHER INFORMATION

Antigua and Barbuda Regulations

The government have announced a state of emergency in Antigua until 27th December 2021. A curfew is in place from 11pm to 5am.  Other than for an emergency, you should not be outside of or leave your place of residence during the curfew.  You will be able to use the hotel grounds and hotel public areas freely during the curfew. Face masks are mandatory in all public places and must cover the nose and mouth.  Eyes, forehead and ears must remain visible.  There are rules against wearing head coverings and/or dark glasses when using a mask.  Whilst on beaches, as long as you are socially distant from other people not in your party, you do not need to wear a face mask. Gyms and bars are currently closed.  There is no in-house dining permitted at restaurants in this time but take-outs will be allowed.  This is applicable to bars, restaurants and gyms outside of the hotel complex.  All bars and restaurants within the hotels will be open as normal, although they may close a little earlier.  If your hotel has a gym, then this will be able to be used. Essential stores are open and following their regulation hours of operation.  Non essential stores such as souvenir shops are also open but generally between the hours of 0830am and 0430pm. Beaches will be open from 5am to 7pm daily. There is no exemption for the use of face coverings if you have a medical lanyard.  Antigua requires ALL citizens and travellers to wear a facemask in public spaces.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel:

TBC

Form pre-travel:

TBC

Test on arrival:

TBC

Screening on arrival:

TBC

Quarantine on arrival:

TBC

Test during stay:

TBC

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

NO

FURTHER INFORMATION

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

NO

FURTHER INFORMATION

Barbados Regulations

Face Masks are mandatory in all public spaces including outside. There is currently a curfew in effect from Monday to Saturday between the hours of 9pm and 5am each day.  On Sundays the hours of curfew will be from 6pm to 5am Monday. You are required to download the BIMSafe app prior to your arrival into Barbados.  This will help monitor your quarantine once you arrive. All essential shops such as supermarkets and pharmacies are open from 8am to 7pm Monday to Saturday.  Non-essential shops are also open in most areas, but with reduced hours.  Social distancing should be followed when in stops. Restaurants are open and it is recommended you make a reservation.  You are able to dine both inside and outside, where this allows.  Social distancing measures will be in place.  Restaurants must adhere to the curfew times.  Bars are also open, however you should follow all protocols and physical distancing.  Due to the national curfew, restaurants and bars will generally close around 30-60 minutes before the curfew time each evening to allow staff to return home before the curfew.  This may include hotel restaurants and bars. The beaches on the island are open from 5am to 7pm daily except Sundays where they will close at 6pm.  You are unable to use for picnics or parties.  You must wear your mask to enter, leave and walk on the beach, however if you are sitting on the beach and are 6 feet away from anyone that is not in your party, you can remove this. You may be required to quarantine or/and undergo a further COVID-19 test at any stage of your stay in Barbados should the authorities deem that you have been in close contact with a COVID positive case. There is currently no medical exemption for wearing a mask in Barbados and therefore everyone who is travelling to Barbados must wear a mask in all public spaces.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Botswana Regulations

Face coverings are compulsory in all accommodations and temperature checks take place at entry points. The majority of shops and restaurants continue to operate normally but customers are required to wear face masks. Many establishments also conduct temperature checks and require name and contact details upon entry.  Alcohol sales in restaurants and hotels is permitted.  Alcohol sales in shops are permitted for takeaway and on weekdays only. The majority of shops and restaurants continue to operate with measures in place such as face coverings and social distancing.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

TBC

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Cambodia Regulations

You are expected to wear a face covering in all public places.  A fine may be imposed on anyone who refuses to do so.  You should also ensure you follow all the social distancing guidelines, locally. There is currently a curfew in place in Siem Reap.  In Phnom Penh, the curfew has been lifted and you are able to eat at a restaurant and drink or buy alcohol. Gyms, casinos and nightclubs remain closed until further notice.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Canada Regulations

Provincial governments set their own measures in relation to COVID-19 and it is advisable to check locally on these.  You should maintain social distancing where possible and wear a face mask in all indoor public areas.  It is also advisable to wear a face-mask in outdoor public spaces where crowded.  You may also have to wear a face-mask on local transport. Most shops, bars and restaurants are operating as normal, but there may be restrictions on the number of people allowed into spaces at any one time, therefore you may queue to enter. It is advisable to book into restaurants to ensure you can get a table.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel:

TBC

Form pre-travel:

TBC

Test on arrival:

TBC

Screening on arrival:

TBC

Quarantine on arrival:

TBC

Test during stay:

TBC

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

China Regulations

You will need to follow social distancing guidelines and wear a face mask in all public areas. There will be mandatory health checks, apps or QR codes to check travel history and there are some restrictions on movement within the country. There is possibility that local authorities can impose sudden changes to guidance very quickly.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Croatia Regulations

You will need to wear a mask in all public places and ensure that you follow social distancing guidelines where possible. Shops are open until around 8pm each evening although the capacity may be reduced so you could find you have a wait to enter. Restaurants and bats are open with social distancing is in place.  You may need to make a reservation.  Most are open until midnight each day and you can eat both inside and outside.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

TBC

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Cuba Regulations

Face masks must be worn when using any public spaces and may be required in hotels when using hotel facilities.   Social distancing of 1.5 metres must be maintained at all times, inclusive of when outdoors.   Shops are limiting customer numbers and bars and restaurants may have reduced operating hours and limited capacity.   A curfew is in place in Havana between 9pm and 5am.  You will need to remain at your hotel unless you have official permission to move during these times.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Cyprus Regulations

There are no restrictions on movement within Cyprus.  You should however continue to social distance where possible and wear a face mask in all indoor and outdoor public spaces.  You do not need to wear your mask when on the beach, or swimming in the sea, or swimming pool. Restaurants, bars and shops are all open as normal, however there may be limits on numbers of persons allowed inside therefore please be prepared to queue.  It is recommended to book tables in restaurants. You will need a SafePass to enter specified areas including malls, catering establishments and some sports facilities.  If you are fully vaccinated and travelling into Cyprus, then your Cyprus FlightPass with your vaccination confirmation will become your SafePass and you do not need to do anything further. Travellers who are not yet fully vaccinated may stay up to 7 days and can use their FlightPass for this period.  If you are staying longer than 7 days, you will then need to take a rapid, or PCR test every 72 hours to continue your SafePass.  The rapid tests can be done in most pharmacies for around 10-20 euros.  PCR tests can be done with appointments for around 50 euros.  

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

TBC

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

NO

FURTHER INFORMATION

Dominica Regulations

You should wear a facemask in public and maintain social distancing at all times. There is a curfew in place across Dominica between the hours of 6pm and 5am each day.  All non-essential businesses are closed.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Dubai Regulations

You should wear a face mask in all indoor and outdoor public areas and maintain social distancing where possible. Many local venues will also check temperatures before allowing you to enter. Shops, supermarkets and pharmacies are open from 9am or 10am to around 11pm at night. Restaurants and bars are open but may have reduced capacity.  It is advised to book in advance for any restaurant you may wish to visit.  You will need to wear your mask unless sat at your table. You are able to use beaches, however please follow local guidance in relation to social distancing.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Greece - Corfu Regulations

Face masks must be worn in all indoor public places, however you do not need to wear a mask in outdoor public places.  It is advisable that you consider wearing a mask in outdoor spaces should you be unable to social distance from other people.  You must wear a mask on all public transport. Children under the age of 5 are exempt from wearing a face mask. Both essential and non-essential shops are open, however their opening times may differ from what we are used to.  You should check with the reception of your hotel who will be able to provide guidance. You will be able to eat outdoors whether you are fully vaccinated or not, however only fully vaccinated individuals will be able to use closed spaces inside cafes, bars and restaurants, upon proof of your vaccination status. Indoor arts and entertainment venues such as Museums and theatres can be accessed by anyone with a negative rapid test taken 48 hours ahead of the visit, or a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.  If the venues chose to operate as a mixed space (test and certificate) you may find capacity is reduced. From the 13th September, only vaccinated indiviudals will have access to public heathcare facilities to conduct testing. If you are travelling on a plane, boat, bus or train and are not fully vaccinated, then you will need to take a rapid antigen test 48 hours before you travel at a private health centre and upload the result to gov.gr. If you are using a ferry service when in your destination you should follow the below guidance:  Ferries to/from Mainland Greece to Islands You should present either a vaccination certificate in line with the Greek entry requirements to show you are fully vaccinated, or a negative PCR test performed less than 3 days prior to travel, or a negative rapid antigen test taken 48 hours before travel. Anyone under 12 are exempt from this guidance. You will also need to complete a pre-boarding questionnaire online on https://sea.travel.gov.gr/#/ Ferries between islands in the same regional group You should present either a vaccination certificate in line with Greek entry requirements to show you are fully vaccinated, or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours or a negative antigen test taken with 48 hours.  You do not need to complete a pre boarding questionnaire. There is no exemption for the use of face coverings if you have a medical lanyard. If you are medically exempt in the UK from wearing a face covering, please carry with you a doctor's note stating that you are exempt.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Greece - Crete Regulations

Face masks must be worn in all indoor public places, however you do not need to wear a mask in outdoor public places.  It is advisable that you consider wearing a mask in outdoor spaces should you be unable to social distance from other people.  You must wear a mask on all public transport. Children under the age of 5 are exempt from wearing a face mask. Both essential and non-essential shops are open, however their opening times may differ from what we are used to.  You should check with the reception of your hotel who will be able to provide guidance. You will be able to eat outdoors whether you are fully vaccinated or not, however only fully vaccinated individuals will be able to use closed spaces inside cafes, bars and restaurants, upon proof of your vaccination status. Indoor arts and entertainment venues such as Museums and theatres can be accessed by anyone with a negative rapid test taken 48 hours ahead of the visit, or a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.  If the venues chose to operate as a mixed space (test and certificate) you may find capacity is reduced. From the 13th September, only vaccinated indiviudals will have access to public heathcare facilities to conduct testing. If you are travelling on a plane, boat, bus or train and are not fully vaccinated, then you will need to take a rapid antigen test 48 hours before you travel at a private health centre and upload the result to gov.gr. If you are using a ferry service when in your destination you should follow the below guidance:  Ferries to/from Mainland Greece to Islands You should present either a vaccination certificate in line with the Greek entry requirements to show you are fully vaccinated, or a negative PCR test performed less than 3 days prior to travel, or a negative rapid antigen test taken 48 hours before travel. Anyone under 12 are exempt from this guidance. You will also need to complete a pre-boarding questionnaire online on https://sea.travel.gov.gr/#/ Ferries between islands in the same regional group You should present either a vaccination certificate in line with Greek entry requirements to show you are fully vaccinated, or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours or a negative antigen test taken with 48 hours.  You do not need to complete a pre boarding questionnaire. There is no exemption for the use of face coverings if you have a medical lanyard. If you are medically exempt in the UK from wearing a face covering, please carry with you a doctor's note stating that you are exempt.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Greece - Kos Regulations

Face masks must be worn in all indoor public places, however you do not need to wear a mask in outdoor public places.  It is advisable that you consider wearing a mask in outdoor spaces should you be unable to social distance from other people.  You must wear a mask on all public transport. Children under the age of 5 are exempt from wearing a face mask. Both essential and non-essential shops are open, however their opening times may differ from what we are used to.  You should check with the reception of your hotel who will be able to provide guidance. You will be able to eat outdoors whether you are fully vaccinated or not, however only fully vaccinated individuals will be able to use closed spaces inside cafes, bars and restaurants, upon proof of your vaccination status. Indoor arts and entertainment venues such as Museums and theatres can be accessed by anyone with a negative rapid test taken 48 hours ahead of the visit, or a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.  If the venues chose to operate as a mixed space (test and certificate) you may find capacity is reduced. From the 13th September, only vaccinated indiviudals will have access to public heathcare facilities to conduct testing. If you are travelling on a plane, boat, bus or train and are not fully vaccinated, then you will need to take a rapid antigen test 48 hours before you travel at a private health centre and upload the result to gov.gr. If you are using a ferry service when in your destination you should follow the below guidance:  Ferries to/from Mainland Greece to Islands You should present either a vaccination certificate in line with the Greek entry requirements to show you are fully vaccinated, or a negative PCR test performed less than 3 days prior to travel, or a negative rapid antigen test taken 48 hours before travel. Anyone under 12 are exempt from this guidance. You will also need to complete a pre-boarding questionnaire online on https://sea.travel.gov.gr/#/ Ferries between islands in the same regional group You should present either a vaccination certificate in line with Greek entry requirements to show you are fully vaccinated, or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours or a negative antigen test taken with 48 hours.  You do not need to complete a pre boarding questionnaire. There is no exemption for the use of face coverings if you have a medical lanyard. If you are medically exempt in the UK from wearing a face covering, please carry with you a doctor's note stating that you are exempt.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Greece - Mainland Regulations

Face masks must be worn in all indoor public places, however you do not need to wear a mask in outdoor public places.  It is advisable that you consider wearing a mask in outdoor spaces should you be unable to social distance from other people.  You must wear a mask on all public transport. Children under the age of 5 are exempt from wearing a face mask. Both essential and non-essential shops are open, however their opening times may differ from what we are used to.  You should check with the reception of your hotel who will be able to provide guidance. You will be able to eat outdoors whether you are fully vaccinated or not, however only fully vaccinated individuals will be able to use closed spaces inside cafes, bars and restaurants, upon proof of your vaccination status. Indoor arts and entertainment venues such as Museums and theatres can be accessed by anyone with a negative rapid test taken 48 hours ahead of the visit, or a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.  If the venues chose to operate as a mixed space (test and certificate) you may find capacity is reduced. From the 13th September, only vaccinated indiviudals will have access to public heathcare facilities to conduct testing. If you are travelling on a plane, boat, bus or train and are not fully vaccinated, then you will need to take a rapid antigen test 48 hours before you travel at a private health centre and upload the result to gov.gr. If you are using a ferry service when in your destination you should follow the below guidance:  Ferries to/from Mainland Greece to Islands You should present either a vaccination certificate in line with the Greek entry requirements to show you are fully vaccinated, or a negative PCR test performed less than 3 days prior to travel, or a negative rapid antigen test taken 48 hours before travel. Anyone under 12 are exempt from this guidance. You will also need to complete a pre-boarding questionnaire online on https://sea.travel.gov.gr/#/ Ferries between islands in the same regional group You should present either a vaccination certificate in line with Greek entry requirements to show you are fully vaccinated, or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours or a negative antigen test taken with 48 hours.  You do not need to complete a pre boarding questionnaire. There is no exemption for the use of face coverings if you have a medical lanyard. If you are medically exempt in the UK from wearing a face covering, please carry with you a doctor's note stating that you are exempt.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Greece - Mykonos Regulations

Face masks must be worn in all indoor public places, however you do not need to wear a mask in outdoor public places.  It is advisable that you consider wearing a mask in outdoor spaces should you be unable to social distance from other people.  You must wear a mask on all public transport. Children under the age of 5 are exempt from wearing a face mask. Both essential and non-essential shops are open, however their opening times may differ from what we are used to.  You should check with the reception of your hotel who will be able to provide guidance. You will be able to eat outdoors whether you are fully vaccinated or not, however only fully vaccinated individuals will be able to use closed spaces inside cafes, bars and restaurants, upon proof of your vaccination status. Indoor arts and entertainment venues such as Museums and theatres can be accessed by anyone with a negative rapid test taken 48 hours ahead of the visit, or a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.  If the venues chose to operate as a mixed space (test and certificate) you may find capacity is reduced. From the 13th September, only vaccinated indiviudals will have access to public heathcare facilities to conduct testing. If you are travelling on a plane, boat, bus or train and are not fully vaccinated, then you will need to take a rapid antigen test 48 hours before you travel at a private health centre and upload the result to gov.gr. If you are using a ferry service when in your destination you should follow the below guidance:  Ferries to/from Mainland Greece to Islands You should present either a vaccination certificate in line with the Greek entry requirements to show you are fully vaccinated, or a negative PCR test performed less than 3 days prior to travel, or a negative rapid antigen test taken 48 hours before travel. Anyone under 12 are exempt from this guidance. You will also need to complete a pre-boarding questionnaire online on https://sea.travel.gov.gr/#/ Ferries between islands in the same regional group You should present either a vaccination certificate in line with Greek entry requirements to show you are fully vaccinated, or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours or a negative antigen test taken with 48 hours.  You do not need to complete a pre boarding questionnaire. There is no exemption for the use of face coverings if you have a medical lanyard. If you are medically exempt in the UK from wearing a face covering, please carry with you a doctor's note stating that you are exempt.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Greece - Rhodes Regulations

Face masks must be worn in all indoor public places, however you do not need to wear a mask in outdoor public places.  It is advisable that you consider wearing a mask in outdoor spaces should you be unable to social distance from other people.  You must wear a mask on all public transport. Children under the age of 5 are exempt from wearing a face mask. Both essential and non-essential shops are open, however their opening times may differ from what we are used to.  You should check with the reception of your hotel who will be able to provide guidance. You will be able to eat outdoors whether you are fully vaccinated or not, however only fully vaccinated individuals will be able to use closed spaces inside cafes, bars and restaurants, upon proof of your vaccination status. Indoor arts and entertainment venues such as Museums and theatres can be accessed by anyone with a negative rapid test taken 48 hours ahead of the visit, or a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.  If the venues chose to operate as a mixed space (test and certificate) you may find capacity is reduced. From the 13th September, only vaccinated indiviudals will have access to public heathcare facilities to conduct testing. If you are travelling on a plane, boat, bus or train and are not fully vaccinated, then you will need to take a rapid antigen test 48 hours before you travel at a private health centre and upload the result to gov.gr. If you are using a ferry service when in your destination you should follow the below guidance:  Ferries to/from Mainland Greece to Islands You should present either a vaccination certificate in line with the Greek entry requirements to show you are fully vaccinated, or a negative PCR test performed less than 3 days prior to travel, or a negative rapid antigen test taken 48 hours before travel. Anyone under 12 are exempt from this guidance. You will also need to complete a pre-boarding questionnaire online on https://sea.travel.gov.gr/#/ Ferries between islands in the same regional group You should present either a vaccination certificate in line with Greek entry requirements to show you are fully vaccinated, or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours or a negative antigen test taken with 48 hours.  You do not need to complete a pre boarding questionnaire. There is no exemption for the use of face coverings if you have a medical lanyard. If you are medically exempt in the UK from wearing a face covering, please carry with you a doctor's note stating that you are exempt.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Greece - Santorini Regulations

Face masks must be worn in all indoor public places, however you do not need to wear a mask in outdoor public places.  It is advisable that you consider wearing a mask in outdoor spaces should you be unable to social distance from other people.  You must wear a mask on all public transport. Children under the age of 5 are exempt from wearing a face mask. Both essential and non-essential shops are open, however their opening times may differ from what we are used to.  You should check with the reception of your hotel who will be able to provide guidance. You will be able to eat outdoors whether you are fully vaccinated or not, however only fully vaccinated individuals will be able to use closed spaces inside cafes, bars and restaurants, upon proof of your vaccination status. Indoor arts and entertainment venues such as Museums and theatres can be accessed by anyone with a negative rapid test taken 48 hours ahead of the visit, or a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.  If the venues chose to operate as a mixed space (test and certificate) you may find capacity is reduced. From the 13th September, only vaccinated individuals will have access to public heathcare facilities to conduct testing. If you are travelling on a plane, boat, bus or train and are not fully vaccinated, then you will need to take a rapid antigen test 48 hours before you travel at a private health centre and upload the result to gov.gr. If you are using a ferry service when in your destination you should follow the below guidance:  Ferries to/from Mainland Greece to Islands You should present either a vaccination certificate in line with the Greek entry requirements to show you are fully vaccinated, or a negative PCR test performed less than 3 days prior to travel, or a negative rapid antigen test taken 48 hours before travel. Anyone under 12 are exempt from this guidance. You will also need to complete a pre-boarding questionnaire online on https://sea.travel.gov.gr/#/ Ferries between islands in the same regional group You should present either a vaccination certificate in line with Greek entry requirements to show you are fully vaccinated, or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours or a negative antigen test taken with 48 hours.  You do not need to complete a pre boarding questionnaire. There is no exemption for the use of face coverings if you have a medical lanyard. If you are medically exempt in the UK from wearing a face covering, please carry with you a doctor's note stating that you are exempt.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Greece - Skiathos and Skopelos Regulations

Face masks must be worn in all indoor public places, however you do not need to wear a mask in outdoor public places.  It is advisable that you consider wearing a mask in outdoor spaces should you be unable to social distance from other people.  You must wear a mask on all public transport. Children under the age of 5 are exempt from wearing a face mask. Both essential and non-essential shops are open, however their opening times may differ from what we are used to.  You should check with the reception of your hotel who will be able to provide guidance. You will be able to eat outdoors whether you are fully vaccinated or not, however only fully vaccinated individuals will be able to use closed spaces inside cafes, bars and restaurants, upon proof of your vaccination status. Indoor arts and entertainment venues such as Museums and theatres can be accessed by anyone with a negative rapid test taken 48 hours ahead of the visit, or a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.  If the venues chose to operate as a mixed space (test and certificate) you may find capacity is reduced. From the 13th September, only vaccinated individuals will have access to public heathcare facilities to conduct testing. If you are travelling on a plane, boat, bus or train and are not fully vaccinated, then you will need to take a rapid antigen test 48 hours before you travel at a private health centre and upload the result to gov.gr. If you are using a ferry service when in your destination you should follow the below guidance:  Ferries to/from Mainland Greece to Islands You should present either a vaccination certificate in line with the Greek entry requirements to show you are fully vaccinated, or a negative PCR test performed less than 3 days prior to travel, or a negative rapid antigen test taken 48 hours before travel. Anyone under 12 are exempt from this guidance. You will also need to complete a pre-boarding questionnaire online on https://sea.travel.gov.gr/#/ Ferries between islands in the same regional group You should present either a vaccination certificate in line with Greek entry requirements to show you are fully vaccinated, or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours or a negative antigen test taken with 48 hours.  You do not need to complete a pre boarding questionnaire. There is no exemption for the use of face coverings if you have a medical lanyard. If you are medically exempt in the UK from wearing a face covering, please carry with you a doctor's note stating that you are exempt.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

NO

FURTHER INFORMATION

Hong Kong Regulations

Unless you are from the same household, public gatherings are limited to 2 people.   restaurants, bars and shops may operate to a reduced capacity and opening hours.   Face masks are compulsory in public spaces including on public transport and social distancing should be maintained at all times.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

India Regulations

The wearing of facial or cloth masks is compulsory in all public places.  There are also strict restrictions on large gatherings.     Restrictions vary from state to state.  There is a phased re-opening of a limited number of activities and services but these vary from place to place.  You may also find that states or cities implement regional lockdowns or curfews at short notice to help ease the spread of the virus.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Indonesia Regulations

Restrictions are gradually easing but face masks remain mandatory in all public places, inclusive of when you are outside.   Many shops, bars and restaurants are open but operating at reduced capacity to allow a minimum social distancing of 1 metre.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Italy Regulations

Social distancing of at least 1 metre must be observed at all times. The use of masks is also mandatory in all outdoor spaces where social distancing is not possible and whilst indoors in all places. You will need a Green Pass to enter indoor areas of bars, restaurants, museums and many other public places.  Your NHS COVID vaccination pass will be accepted as a green pass however this must include a QR code to be authorised.  If you are not fully vaccinated, then you will be unable to use these facilities but will be able to use outdoor facilities if available. Bars and restaurants are open but may be operating at reduced capacities and therefore you may need to make reservations. Museums and exhibits are reopen also but you should pre-book these at least one day in advance. Beaches, their facilities and open air swimming pools are also open. If you are using the Italian trains you will need to show your Green Pass to travel on services.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

TBC

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Japan Regulations

There is a state of emergency in place in Okinawa prefecture until 11th July.  Other prefectures also have some restrictions in place. You must follow social distancing guidelines and wear masks in all public spaces whether outdoors or indoors.  You should avoid closed spaces where possible. Shops and restaurants may be closed or operating reduced hours. You should follow the instructions of the local authorities once in Japan.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Kenya Regulations

A nationwide curfew is in place in all regions from 10pm to 4am.  Other than for an emergency it is not possible to be away from or leave your place of residence during this time. If you are due to travel to the airport during this time, you will need to ensure that you have your boarding pass to hand. Social distancing must be maintained in hotels, gardens, beaches and other public spaces.  A face mask is mandatory in all public spaces. Restaurants, food and beverage outlets and shops are able to operate as long as they comply with government guidelines, inclusive of social distancing and the night-time curfew except in the regions listed below. Bars can open but must close by 7pm local time.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel:

TBC

Form pre-travel:

TBC

Test on arrival:

TBC

Screening on arrival:

TBC

Quarantine on arrival:

TBC

Test during stay:

TBC

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

NO

FURTHER INFORMATION

Madeira Regulations

You should maintain social distancing of at least 2 metres where you can.  Face masks should be worn in all public spaces indoors and outdoors if you are unable to maintain the 2 metre distance. Shops are generally open until 9pm on weekdays and 1pm on weekends.  You may find you have to queue due to social distancing measures. Restaurants and cafes are open until 1030pm.  You are able to eat both indoors and outdoors, although capacities may be restricted so it is advisable to book. There is no exemption for the use of face coverings if you have a medical lanyard.  If you are medically exempt in the UK from wearing a face covering, please carry with you a doctor's note stating that you are exempt.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Malaysia Regulations

Social distancing of 1 metre must be maintained in public spaces and face masks must be worn in crowded public spaces, on public transport and in shops and markets.   Temperature checks are taking place prior to entering many facilities.   A curfew is in place and restaurants and shops are closing early.   Rules can change at short notice and passports should be carried with you at all times.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

NO

FURTHER INFORMATION

Malta Regulations

You should ensure you will a face mask at all times when in public spaces whether indoor, or outdoor.  You should also follow social distancing guidelines locally. From the 1st June the wearing of a mask on the beach will be advised, but not required. Restaurants and snack bars are open but with limited capacities.  Therefore you may find that there is a queue and it is best to pre book.   Museums, tourist sites and shops are open but with reduced capacity and therefore you may have to queue to enter.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Mauritius Regulations

You must ensure you follow all social distancing guidelines and wear a mask in public spaces.   If you are arriving on or before 30th September, you will need to remain in your hotel room for the first day whilst your test results from your airport test are delivered.  Once you receive these and if they are negative, you will be able to use the resort facilities and the beach at the resort but will be unable to travel around Mauritius or leave your hotel complex until you have stayed for at least 14 days and have taken 2 further negative tests. If you arrive into Mauritius from the 1st October and are fully vaccinated, you will be able to travel around the island and visit different areas.  You will not need to remain in your hotel grounds.  If you are travelling with children under the age of 18 who have not been vaccinated, but you are fully vaccinated, then the children will be able to follow the rules of the fully vaccinated adults. If you cross over this period you will need to follow the guidance up to 1159pm on the 30th September initially and then from 1st October can follow the October guidance. You should follow all local protocols when exploring Mauritius including wearing a mask in public places and maintaining social distancing. You will also need to wear a mask while moving around the hotel however, you won’t have to wear one while relaxing around the pool or on the beach, while seated at the restaurant or bar. Most shops, and restaurants on the island are open and operating as normal, however you may find there is a limited capacity and you could need to wait to enter. Nightclubs are not open at this time.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Montenegro Regulations

You should follow all local advice when in Montenegro.  You are required to wear a face mask in all public spaces both indoors and outdoors if you are over 5 years old. To enter into indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, shopping centres, nightclubs and theatres and galleries you will need to show either your fully vaccinated status or have a negative antigen test less than 48 hours old or a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Mozambique Regulations

Wearing a facemasks and social distancing is compulsory in all public spaces, inclusive of all outside areas.  Most markets, shops, restaurants, bars and cafes are open but may close early.  

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Namibia Regulations

You should wear a face mask in all public areas and maintain social distancing where possible. The sale and purchase of liquor for off-site consumption is permitted from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm on Saturday. Nightclubs, gyms and public recreational spaces are open but are only able to operate at half capacity

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel:

TBC

Form pre-travel:

TBC

Test on arrival:

TBC

Screening on arrival:

TBC

Quarantine on arrival:

TBC

Test during stay:

TBC

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

NO

FURTHER INFORMATION

New Zealand Regulations

New Zealand's borders remain closed to the majority of international travellers.   New Zealand has an alert level system for towns and cities and regions.  You should monitor the alert level for the area you are in online to follow the guidance of that area. Measures may include wearing a mask outside or inside, closure of shops, bars and restaurants and restrictions on social gatherings. You should always try and maintain a 2 metre physical distance from people you do not know.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Oman Regulations

Face masks must be worn in all public places whether indoor or ourdoor.  You should follow social distancing guidelines where possible. Public places may have limited access or could be subject to temporary closure by the authorities at short notice. From 1st September you will need to prove you have been vaccinated in order to access shopping malls, restaurants and other commercial premises.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel:

NO

Form pre-travel:

TBC

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Portugal Regulations

You should maintain social distancing of at least 2 metres where you can.  Face masks should be worn in all public spaces indoors and outdoors if you are unable to maintain the 2 metre distance.  You must ensure you wear your mask whilst walking, and in restaurants and cafes until you are seated. At the beach, follow the one way entry and exit signs and use a mask until you reach your spot on the sand.  You should also look to place your towel and items 3 metres from the next group of people on the beach. to eat or drink at a restaurant, you will need to provide a negative test certificate to enter on a weekend (from Friday evening to Sunday evening) On weekdays this is not needed. You may also need to show proof of vaccination or a negative test to enter into a hotel accommodation.  The NHS COVID pass will allow proof of vaccination status, however you cannot use this to eat in restaurants locally and you will need to follow the test guidance above. Bars and nightclubs remain closed.  It is illegal to drink alcohol outside in public places, except for on pavement cafes and restaurants.   You should ensure that you keep the confirmation notification from the Passenger Locator form completed before travel, either digitally or printed for the duration of your trip as you may be asked for this. There is no exemption for the use of face coverings if you have a medical lanyard.  If you are medically exempt in the UK from wearing a face covering, please carry with you a doctor's note stating that you are exempt.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Qatar Regulations

It is mandatory to wear a face mask whenever you are in a public space, either indoor or outdoors.  You should also maintain social distancing where possible. You must ensure you have the Qatar contract tracing app on your phone ensure this is working.  Authorities may check this in public spaces. Hotels are open but may work at reduced capacities in bars, restaurants and facilities.  Some hotels are also used as quarantine hotels.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Reunion Island Regulations

You should maintain social distancing and wear a mask in all public places

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Rwanda Regulations

There is a curfew across the whole of Rwanda from 6pm to 4am every day.  All social gatherings are prohibited and travel between districts is banned.. You should ensure you wear a face mask in all public spaces whether indoors or outside.  You should also follow social distancing guidance. Restaurants and cafes can only provide takeaway services and all business must close by 5pm each day.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Seychelles Regulations

A face mask must be worn at all times in public places and social distancing should be maintained at all times.   A curfew is in place from 8pm to 4am each day.  You are not able to travel outside of your accommodation between these times, unless you have been advised otherwise.   Public bars and restaurants outside of hotels will be closed until further notice.  As will non-essential shops.   Essential shops such as supermarkets and pharmacies will close at 6pm on weekdays and 3pm on weekends.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

NO

FURTHER INFORMATION

Singapore Regulations

You must wear your face mask when in public unless you are eating or drinking.  This includes indoor and outdoor public spaces. Social distancing should be followed at all times. You are able to dine out in food and beverage establishments in groups of up to 5 people if you have all been fully vaccinated.  This can be shown in the Trace Together app.  Children under 12 can be included if they are not vaccinated and from the same household.  If you are over 12 and not vaccinated then you need to take a negative test 24 hours prior to eating out. Most shops and restaurants are operating normal hours but you may find that capacity restrictions limit the number of people in the venue at one time. You will need to scan in and out of many places using the Trace Together phone app.  These include public buildings, Shopping centre and malls.  If you visit a 'hotspot' on the same day as someone infected by the virus or been near an infected person you may recieve a health alert via SMS and may need to be tested, stay in isolation for a period or placed into quarantine.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

South Africa Regulations

There is a curfew in place across the country between the hours of 12 midnight and 4am each day.  You must be in your accommodation before the curfew begins. All non-essential businesses must close by 11pm each evening. You are legally required to wear a face mask when in public and you should maintain social distancing where possible.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Spain - Balearics Regulations

You should follow social distancing guidance at all times.  Face masks are required in both indoor and outdoor public spaces by anyone over the age of 6.  This may include entering or exiting a beach. Beaches are not open between the hours of 2200 and 0600 each day.  Indoor capacity in bars and restaurants is set to 75%.  You will need to wear a mask indoors when not eating or drinking and social distancing cannot be followed. Nightclubs remain closed. Shops are open as normal, but must close by midnight.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Spain - Canaries Regulations

Face coverings are mandatory in all outdoor and indoor public spaces unless exempt.  You must also wear a face mask on any public transportation including in transfer vehicles.  This may include around swimming pools and walking onto beaches. Social distancing should be maintained at all times. In  La Gomera, restaurants can operate to 75% capacity indoors and 100% outdoors with a closing time of midnight. In Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Tenerife, Lanzarote and La Palma restarurants can operate to 50% indoor capacity and 75% outdoors with a closing time of midnight. Most shops are open, but will be operating to between 30% and 50% of their capacity depending where you are, so you should expect to queue in busy times. The number of people able to use the beach, or swim in a hotel swimming pool along with eating in restaurants may be reduced to allow for social distancing guidance to be followed.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Spain - Mainland Regulations

Face coverings are mandatory in all outdoor and indoor public spaces unless exempt.  You must also wear a face mask on any public transportation including in vehicles.  Most bars and restaurants are open.  The capacity inside the venue will be capped to either 30%, 50% or 75% depending on where you are.  Outside space will be open at either 100% or 75% capacity.  Restaurants will close each evening by 11.59pm. Shops can operate on their normal opening hours, however there may be capacity restrictions in some areas and therefore you may have to queue to enter the venue.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Sri Lanka Regulations

You must ensure you follow social distancing guidelines at all times and wear a face mask in all public places both indoors and outdoors. There is currently a nationwide lockdown in place in Sri Lanka.  You are unable to move around the country during this period. Further restrictions may be imposed at short notice, therefore we advise to check the government website for updated regulations.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

St Lucia Regulations

You must ensure that you wear a face mask when in public places both indoor and outdoor.  Social distancing is also practised and you should follow the local guidelines in destination. There is currently a curfew in place between 7pm and 4am each day Monday to Friday and from 4pm Saturday to 4am Monday.  You should remain within your accommodation grounds during this time. Essential and non-essential shops are open for business, but hours may vary and you may find that you have to queue to enter.  Masks must be worn in shops.  Restaurants can only have a takeaway service and they are not allowed to serve alcohol.  Operations within hotels should be operating as normal. Water sport activities and boat rides will not operate over a weekend.  Hotel activities on the property will be able to continue during curfew hours except for activities such as boats and water skiing. There is currently no exemptions in place regarding the wearing of a mask and therefore everyone must follow the guidance in all public spaces.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Tanzania Regulations

You should ensure you wear your facemask in all public places and main a social distance where possible.  

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Thailand Regulations

You should follow social distancing guidelines at all time.  Face masks are to be worn in all public areas, whether outdoors or indoors. You must also ensure that you have downloaded the MorChana app before arrival and this will need to be activated once you arrive into Phuket.  Airport offcials will check that the app is loaded onto your phone. Supermarkets and pharmacies are open from 8am to 9pm each day and other shops are open from 11am until 8pm each day.   Local restaurants are open, you will have your temperature checked and need to follow the guidance of the venue.  You will be able to eat both indoors and outdoors and you do not need to make a reservation.  Restaurants are generally open from 7am to 9pm each evening. Alcohol is prohibited to be served and can only be purchased in supermarkets and consumed in your hotel rooms.  Bars are currently closed. Excursions are available in the Phuket area and you are free to use the beach and walk around the resort once your first test has come back negative. You will not be able to go to another location in Thailand until the 14 days is complete and you have 3 negative PCR test results.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

The Grenadines Regulations

There is no lockdown in place in St Vincent and the Grenadines.  You will be required to wear a facemask in all public places and follow social distancing guidelines. Most shops are open, however capacity may be restricted as will restaurants however you will be able to dine both inside and out.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Turkey Regulations

You should wear your face mask in all public spaces both indoors and outdoors including public parks, garden, markets and streets. Social distancing should also be followed at all times. Shopping centres, markets and restaurants will be open from 10am to 8pm throughout the week.  Restaurants will only provide take away services.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel:

TBC

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

USA Regulations

The wearing of masks vary from state to state.  Please check your local information for further details.  It is advisable to wear a mask in crowded public spaces regardless of local regulation. You should also follow Social Distancing guidance at all times. Most shops, bars and restaurants are operating normally.  You may find that there is reduced capacity indoors and it's advisable to book in advance if you can. Many national parks require reservations to enter.  Please visit www.nps.gov/findapark for further details.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Vietnam Regulations

Guidelines vary from province to province and change at short notice.  You should be alert to local guidelines.    You must wear a mask in all public settings and you should maintain social distancing throughout.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Zambia Regulations

The wearing of a mask is mandatory in all public spaces either outdoors or indoors.  You should also follow all social distancing guidelines. Bars, nightclubs, casinos and taverns will not be able to operate from Monday to Thursday.  From Friday through until Sunday, they can operate between 6pm and 10pm only. Restaurants will operate as takeaway services only.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel:

YES

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

YES

Quarantine on return:

YES

FURTHER INFORMATION

Zimbabwe Regulations

Zimbabwe is currently in an indefinite lockdown.  You are encouraged to defer any unnecessary travel.  There is also a curfew in place between 10pm and 5.30am each day. Everyone in a public space whether indoors or outdoors should observe at least 1 metre social distancing and wear a face mask at all times. Hotel and lodge bars and restaurants are open to their residents only, up to 10pm.  All other restaurants can only serve takeaway food. Bars and nightclubs are closed. In addition to the above localised lockdowns with more severe restrictions can be enforced at short notice.

Remember to check countries you’re due to transit through as well as your destination.

The Information contained on this page is accurate to the best of our knowledge. It is provided as guidance only and is subject to review and change. Please check with official sources before booking and again regularly prior to travel, as information and requirements can change frequently and with little notice. Please visit the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website at gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice or visit gov.uk/travelaware for country-specific information.

Last updated: 21.10.2021 at 09:39