• Falak Kashyap

Places you can Travel to During Covid-19

Hospitality industry professionals are now more concerned with biosafety than ever before. There are people from all corners of the globe who travel during the holidays to find a comfortable place to stay without being constantly concerned about COVID-19.

People worldwide are kept in the loop regarding the pandemic by official agencies like the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Through the data provided, governments and communities can evaluate risk and develop appropriate plans.

LEVEL 1: LOW LEVEL OF COVID-19 IN SLOVAKIA



Home to 9 World Heritage sites, 7 cultural and 2 natural, visitors to Slovakia will have the chance to experience a rich history, cultural attractions, excellent cuisine, and adventurous outdoor activities.


During Covid-19, will Slovakia be safe to visit? – Slovakia is one of the world's safest destinations for a trip as of right now, according to the CDC, as the world imposes COVID curbs due to the Delta variant.

You can visit the country vaccinated or unvaccinated. Nevertheless, each group has its own set of rules.

The COVID-19 or quarantine requirements do not apply to fully vaccinated travelers. Visitors aged 12 and older need only register online at korona.gov.sk/ehranica and present the registration at the border.

Upon arrival in Slovakia, visitors who have not been vaccinated must show a negative test for COVID-19 and self-quarantine.

ROMANIA

LEVEL 1: LOW LEVEL OF COVID-19



Currently, Romania is one of the safest countries to visit in the European Union due to its exceptional biogeographic diversity. You can find world-class skiing and hiking in this country, as well as vineyards and vineyards, ancient castles, fortifications and beaches.


Is it safe to travel to Romania in Covid-19?

In the present moment, Romania is one of the safest places to be on the earth, according to the CDC.

Entry Requirements:

  • Vaccination certificate

  • Upon arrival from a red or yellow zone, EU visitors must quarantine for 14 days (See the red, yellow and green zones here)

  • In spite of their country's epidemiological situation, non-EU travel requires a 14-day quarantine.

Romania does not require a negative COVID-19 test for entry.

POLAND

LEVEL 1: LOW LEVEL OF COVID-19 IN POLAND

With fewer options, seasoned travelers have started to try Poland and are amazed by what this country has to offer. Before COVID-19, Poland was not an obvious holiday destination, but now, with options reduced, seasoned travelers are discovering it. The country is home to 14 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.


How safe is Poland to visit during Covid-19?

The CDC rates it as very safe. In the past week, no cases of COVID-19 have been reported.

An EU-approved vaccine dosage of two doses exempts people from quarantine upon arrival. It must have been at least 14 days since the last dose before a visitor can be admitted.

TAHITI

LEVEL 1: COVID-19 LOW



The unique beaches, overwater bungalows, and tranquil setting of this French paradise make it open to fully vaccinated visitors without quarantine restrictions.


How safe is Tahiti to visit during Covid-19?

Presently, Tahiti is regarded as one of the world's safest destinations. It has been classified as Level-1 risk (Very Low) by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Vaccinated Travelers should submit:

  1. A registration receipt from the ETIS platform. It should be completed 30-6 days prior to departure

  2. Testing negative for RT-PCR within 72 hours before boarding

  3. Vaccine certificate

  4. Unvaccinated travelers must also show compelling reasons for travelling by obtaining a boarding authorization from the High Commissioner.(Source).

AMERICAN SAMOA

LEVEL 1: LOW LEVEL OF COVID-19 IN AMERICAN SAMOA




The majority of visitors to American Samoa are day visitors from cruise ships before the outbreak. COVID-19 is a concern in many “traditional” tropical hotspots, making it an attractive option for Americans who don't have many options to travel to.


How safe is American Samoa to visit during Covid-19?

According to the CDC, the American Samoa is one of the few safest places on earth. Currently, this American territory has 0 active cases and 0 deaths.

There are some entry restrictions. In the first place, Samoan Ministry of Foreign Affairs must clear visitors. In order to enter the country, visitors must produce a negative COVID-19 test result and stay in quarantine for 15 days.

All costs for meals, breakfasts, and accommodation will be covered by the Samoan government. Diners are at their own expense. (Source).

CAYMAN ISLANDS

LEVEL 1: LOW LEVEL OF COVID-19



Cayman Islands visitors should know that this is unlike anywhere else on the planet and that they are currently one of the safest countries to visit in COVID.


Aside from adventure, natural beauty, and lush landscapes, they also boast all the modern conveniences.

How safe are the Cayman Islands to visit during Covid-19?

The Cayman Islands is rated as one of the places with a low risk of infection by the Centers for Disease Control.

Right now, the islands are only open to a selected group of travelers. We can only hope that they will finally open their borders to all countries by summer.

GRENADA

LEVEL 1: LOW LEVEL OF COVID-19



It is a place that is a perfect synthesis of nature, sun, relaxation, gastronomy, and a beach paradise where you can work.


How safe is Grenada to visit during Covid-19?

The CDC classifies this country among the safest in the world regarding COVID-19 infections and transmission.

It is hard to believe that this small island country has only 1 active case and 1 death after hearing devastating news all over the world about the contagion rate and the daily death toll.

A negative PCR test must be done within 72 hours of departure for Grenada, an app proving travel authorization must be downloaded and an authorization form must be filled out on the Covid19 government website.

A positive epidemiological situation resulted in the lifting of the national curfew, allowing travelers to freely move wherever they please within the country. It is mandatory to wear a mask and socially distance oneself in crowded places.

AZORES

RELATIVELY SAFE



Located between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, the Azores is a Portuguese autonomous region.


This area is a popular tourist destination for outdoor activities, including hiking, diving, and whale-watching. Additionally, the Azores have beautiful lagoons and beaches as well as unspoiled landscapes.

How safe are the Azores to visit during Covid-19?

The community has also been safer due to its location relatively far from the continent with only a few positive cases and deaths.

The WHO requires all visitors from "areas considered to be in an active transmission region" -- which is about 99% of the world -- to present a COVID-19 test result or a vaccination certificate in order to enter the island. It is acceptable to submit hard copies as well as digital documents.

Those who fail to present the negative result may have their boarding denied.

BONAIRE

LEVEL 2: MODERATE LEVEL OF COVID-19 IN BONAIRE



Located in the Caribbean, this Dutch island is home to a variety of landscapes, white-sand beaches, coral reefs, tasty food and merry people. For tourists, the island is safe and open for tourism.


How safe is Bonaire to visit during Covid-19? Pretty safe.

The CDC ranks Bonaire at level 2 (Moderate Level of transmission). It has only been able to register a few new cases per day to date.

Entry Requirements:

  • A negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology)

  • Proof of vaccination

  • Public Health Department health declaration completed 72 hours and 48 hours prior to departure.

  • Extra COVID-19 test on arrival

  • Quarantine for 14 days if the traveler is not vaccinated.

For further information click here.

GERMANY

LEVEL 2: MODERATE LEVEL OF COVID-19 IN GERMANY



Among the few countries in Europe to have made the safe-place list is Germany.

How safe is Germany to visit during COVID-19?

Quite safe. Authorities have managed to keep the pandemic in check by logging 500 cases daily. They also have tough internal restrictions as a result. Do not be surprised if you are asked to present your COVID-19 result to enter a hotel, restaurant, or gym.

It will no longer be necessary for travelers with vaccination certificates to be quarantined upon arrival or to prove they have recovered from an illness. The United Kingdom is included here.

Lastly, there are many small places that only sustain through tourism that you can look into your country. Maybe try different cultures within your own land?

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