Vietnam travel restrictions on visitors including UK tourists will be lifted three months earlier than planned although there will still be Covid tests and vaccine regulations
Vietnam is preparing to lift travel restrictions on international tourists nearly three months earlier than planned, meaning holiday may soon be back on the card.
The country’s authorities approved a proposal to lift border restrictions from March 15, marking the first time the country will fully reopen to holidaymakers since March 2020.
For now, Vietnam has halted visa-free entry and entry for foreign nationals, although it is open to a small number of tourists on the condition that they follow government-approved group tours. .
This week, they took a step towards easing restrictions after the government lifted a ban on international flights.
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Based on state-run local mediaInternational travel will be able to restart completely from next month, although entry requirements will still be present.
For starters, it will only reopen to travelers who have been fully vaccinated, including having received a full course of immunizations within 12 months prior to the date of entry and at least 14 days prior to travel. tourism.
Those who can show proof of recovery from Covid will also be able to visit.
All travelers will also be required to take Covid tests before their flight; this could be a PCR test within 72 hours of migration or an antigen test within 24 hours.
All arrivals will then be screened a second time in Vietnam and must undergo a one-night quarantine in an approved hotel pending the results.
Travel restrictions can change quickly during a pandemic, so if you’re thinking of a trip, always check Latest Vietnam travel advice before booking or going abroad.
Vietnam is not the only country that wants to reopen its borders to tourists in the coming months.
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Meanwhile, more and more countries remove Covid tests for vaccinated Britons, including popular European holiday destinations such as Portugal, Greece and France.
The latest changes to the UK’s travel rules have also caused restrictions to be eased for travellers.
Those who are fully vaccinated do not need to take any more Covid tests, which means they only need to fill out a form before departure.
Meanwhile, self-isolation has been eliminated for unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers, although they will still need to take a Covid test before departure or upon arrival. .
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