Coronavirus (Covid-19) travel guide by country*

Which countries are open to international travelers? Which countries require quarantine upon arrival? Find answers to all your COVID-related travel questions here

Asia

Vietnam

Last verified on: January 20, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
All nationalities, borders remain closed for non-essential travel.
International entry is allowed for:
Essential purposes
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? There is a mandatory quarantine of 14 days for anyone entering Vietnam in a government facility.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? A mandatory health declarations is required upon arrival.

Is public transportation open? Operating regularly

Are the restaurants and bars open? Open under restrictions.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required on public transportation.
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Thailand

Last verified on: January 20, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
No restrictions at the moment
International entry is allowed for:
Citizens from Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, China, Cuba, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, Hong Kong, Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Macao, Mongolia, New Zealand, Norway, Qatar, South Korea, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vietnam and other low-risk countries can apply to a special 90 day visa
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? 14-day quarantine upon arrival, in a government facility, at the traveler’s own expense.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? All passengers, including transiting passengers are required to present a PCR test, no more than 72 hours old, and health insurance.

Is public transportation open? Operating Are the restaurants and bars open? Restaurants are open under social distancing restrictions, Bars are open until midnight only.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public places
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Philippines

Last verified on: January 20, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
All nationalities, borders remain closed for non-essential travel.
International entry is allowed for:
Officials of foreign governments and international organizations, Families of Filipino nationals
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? While waiting for Covid19 PCR test results, at the traveler’s own expense.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? Taking a COVID-19 RT-PCR Test is a required upon arrival. Travelers from Caticlan Jetty Port to Borcay are required to present a negative COVID 19 PCR test, no older than 72 hours, and hotel reservations.

Is public transportation open? Operating in limited capacity

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants and bars are open in some locations.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public places
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Cambodia

Last verified on: January 20, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
Cambodia is closed for international tourism, and tourist visas are suspended.
International entry is allowed for:
Only diplomatic, officials and “sponsored” business officials
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? If one of the passengers in the flight was tested positive, all the passengers will be quarantined at a designated facility. If all passengers were tested negative, they will be required to quarantine for 14 days, at any accommodation, and they will be tested again by the end of the quarantine time.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? Taking a COVID-19 test upon arrival is required, visitors should wait for the test results. A medical form, no older than 72 hours, certifying that they were tested negative to COVID-19 is required. Anyone entering Cambodia needs to deposit $2000 to cover health tests and potential COVID hospitalization.

Is public transportation open? Operating under social distancing restrictions.

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants are open, while bars and nightclubs remain closed.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Recommended in public places, but not required.
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Resources:
https://www.traveloffpath.com/cambodia-covid-19-entry-requirements-for-travelers/

Myanmar

Last verified on: January 20, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
International travel to and from Myanmar is forbidden.
International entry is allowed for:
Business and essential purposes only, after issuing a business visa.
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? There are three options: – Quarantine for 21 days upon arrival in a government facility, and then home quarantine for 7 days. – Quarantine for 7 days before boarding the flight to Myanmar, except for leaving to take a COVID-19 test that should be presented upon arrival. – Quarantine for 7 days in a government facility or government approved hotel, take a COVID-19 test at your own expense, and complete 7 more days of quarantine at home or any accommodation.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? Presenting a negative COVID-19 test, no older than 72 hours, is required.

Is public transportation open? Operating in limited capacity, and under social distancing restrictions.

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants and bars are resuming operation with health restrictions and social distancing.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public places
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Laos

Last verified on: January 20, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
All nationalities, borders remain closed for travel.
International entry is allowed for:
International borders are currently closed for travel, and no visas are being issued for travel purposes.
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? 14 day quarantine in a government facility is mandatory.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? A negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours, should be presented upon arrival, in addition, travelers will be subject to another PCR test at the airport.

Is public transportation open? Operating regularly.

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants and bars are open under social distancing restrictions.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public places
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Sri Lanka

Last verified on: January 20, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
All nationalities, borders remain closed for travel.
International entry is allowed for:
International borders are currently closed for travel.
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? 14 day quarantine in a government facility is mandatory, followed by 14 days self-isolation at home/accommodation.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? A negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours, should be presented upon arrival, in addition, travelers will be subject to another PCR test at the airport.

Is public transportation open? Operating in limited capacity and under social distancing limitations.

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants are open under social distancing restrictions.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public places
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Nepal

Last verified on: January 20, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
Borders remain closed for travel and leisure.
International entry is allowed for:
International borders are currently closed for travel. However trekkers and mountaineers can apply for a special tourist visa.
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? Self quarantine for 14 days is required.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? A negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours, should be presented upon arrival.

Is public transportation open? Partially, short- distance transportation is operating, while long-distance public transportation is not.

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants and bars are open.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in some public places.
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Singapore

Last verified on: January 20, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
Borders are open for a limited number of countries
International entry is allowed for:
Singapore is open for: Australia , Vietnam. Brunei, and New Zealand after applying for a Travel Pass
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? Quarantine for 14 days is required at a government facility, except for Safe Travel Pass holders, who will be tested upon arrival.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival for arrivals with a Health Travel Pass

Is public transportation open? Operating under social distancing limitations.

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants and bars are open under social distancing restrictions.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public places
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Malaysia

Last verified on: January 20, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
Tourism is suspended for all nationalities.
International entry is allowed for:
Only citizens and foreigners with special permits may enter Malaysia.
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? 10 days mandatory quarantine in a government facility.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? Health test is required upon entering. Those arriving to Sabah from Brunei must present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours.

Is public transportation open? Operating regularly.

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants are open under social distancing restrictions, bars and nightclubs remain closed.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public places.
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Indonesia

Last verified on: January 20, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
All nationalities, borders remain closed for travel.
International entry is allowed for:
International borders are currently closed for travel
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? While waiting for test results, if the test was taken upon arrival.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? A negative PCR test, no older than 7 days, should be presented, or a PCR test should be taken upon arrival.

Is public transportation open? Operating in limited capacity

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants and bars are open under social distancing restrictions, in 50% capacity.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public places
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Europe

Croatia

Last verified on: January 14, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
Entry is allowed for most countries
International entry is allowed for:
Croatia has opened its borders for travel, requiring proof of accommodation reservation and filling in a form in advance.
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? EU/EEA citizens or residents can visit Croatia without restriction. All other third-party nationals are required to quarantine for 14 days or present a negative PCR test no older than 48 hours.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? EU/EEA citizens or residents are not required to take or present a test. Third-party nationals are required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 48 hours, or self-isolate for 14 days.

Is public transportation open? Operating regularly.

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants and cafes are open for delivery only

Do you need to wear a face mask? Recommended in public places, but not required.
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Italy

Last verified on: January 14, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
All arrivals from Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bosnia Herzegovina, Chile, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Moldova, Oman, Panama, Peru, the Dominican Republic, Montenegro, Kosovo and Serbia, regardless of citizenship, are banned.
International entry is allowed for:
Italy is open for arriving from most coutries. Some may need to quarantine.
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? Not required for arrivals from countries in the “allowed” list, arrivals from other countries will be required to quarantine for 14 days. Allowed list: EU member countries, Schengen member countries, United Kingdom, Ireland, Andorra, Monaco, Australia, Canada, Georgia ,Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? for arrivals from Malta, Spain, Greece and Croatia, a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours, should be presented, or a PCR test should be taken upon arrival, and quarantine is required until results are in.

Is public transportation open? Operating regularly. Travel between regions during Christmas will be banned.

Are restaurants and bars open? A curfew between midnight and 5:00am is in place. Restaurants, bars, and touristic attractions are closed.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public places and in public transportation.
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Greece

Last verified on: January 14, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
Countries that are not in the EU safe list, including the US.
International entry is allowed for:
International airports are open for tourism from EU/EFTA and other third-party countries – Japan, New Zealand, Tunisia, Rwanda, South Korea, Iceland, Australia, Thailand, Uruguay, Canada, Georgia and Israel (limited). Anyone arriving is required to fill a form 24 hours before arrival.
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? Those who get tested upon arrival, are required to quarantine for 24 hours at their accommodation until the test results are in, if the results are positive, they will be required to quarantine for 14 days in a dedicated quarantine hotel.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? COVID-19 screening test upon arrival for some of the arrivals. Paasengers should fill a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) 24 hours before arrival. Arrivals from Sweden, Belgium, Spain, the Czech Republic, Israel, Bulgaria, Malta and Romania are required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours, upon arrival.

Is public transportation open? Operating regularly.

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants are open for delivery only.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public places.
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Central / South America

Peru

Last verified on: January 14, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
Restrictions are in place for those returning from Brazil, China, Iran, and many European countries that have been highly impacted by COVID-19.
International entry is allowed for:
Some international borders for some countries in South America are now open
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? Required only if you are showing symptoms.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? Filling a health declaration is required. All arrivals must present a PCR test that is no older than 72 hours.

Is public transportation open? Operating under social distancing limitations and reduced capacity.

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants are open under social distancing restrictions.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public places.
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Colombia

Last verified on: January 14, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
No current restrictions are in place.
International entry is allowed for:
Colombia’s air borders have re-opened.
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? No quarantine is required when entering Colombia.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? Test are not required, however travellers must fill a “Preventive Control Against Coronavirus form”.

Is public transportation open? Operating in limited capacity.

Are restaurants and bars open? Open under social distancing restrictions.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in all public places.
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Mexico

Last verified on: January 14, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
Travellers coming in from the US land border for non-essential purposes.
International entry is allowed for:
International borders are open, however, the US-Mexican border is open for essential crossing only.
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? Depends on the health screening test results.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? COVID-19 screening test is required upon arrival.

Is public transportation open? Operating regularly.

Are restaurants and bars open? Varies between areas, some restaurants are open for takeout only, while in other areas restaurants and bars are open in 50% capacity.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public places, in some areas.
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Bolivia

Last verified on: January 14, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
Countries that restricted entries for arrivals from Bolivia
International entry is allowed for:
Land borders remain closed, while International air borders are open for countries without travel restrictions for Bolivia
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? Not required.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? A negative PCR test, no older than 7 days, should be presented upon arrival.

Is public transportation open? Not operating in most areas.

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants and bars are closed.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public places
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Ecuador

Last verified on: January 14, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
Entry is allowed for all countries via air
International entry is allowed for:
Land borders remain closed, while International air borders are open for some countries.
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? Arrivals must present a negative PCR test upon arrival.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? A negative PCR test, no older than 7 days, should be presented or should be taken upon arrival. Travelers to Galapagos will have to present a negative PCR test no older than 96 hours.

Is public transportation open? Operating in Green and Amber areas in 50% capacity

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurant are open at 30% capacity and operating under social distancing measures.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public places.
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Chile

Last verified on: January 14, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
Not specified
International entry is allowed for:
International borders have re-opened for all nationalities
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? Quarantine for 14 days is required when the traveller does not have test results

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? All arrivals nee to provide a PCR test no older than 72 hours. In addition, all arrivals must show proof of health insurance.

Is public transportation open? Operating in limited capacity, while travel between regions is suspended.

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants and bars are open in limited capacity and under social distancing restrictions.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public places and transportation.
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Honduras

Last verified on: January 14, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
Not specified
International entry is allowed for:
International borders are re-opening of some countries
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? All arrivals are required to quarantine for 10 days.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? A negative PCR test no longer than 72 hours is required.

Is public transportation open? Operating at limited capacity.

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants and bars are open at limited capacity.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public spaces.
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Argentina

Last verified on: January 14, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
All borders are closed, travel is allowed for approved reasons only
International entry is allowed for:
International borders are re-opening of some countries
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? All arrivals are required to quarantine for 10 days.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? A negative PCR test no longer than 72 hours is required.

Is public transportation open? Operating at limited capacity.

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants and bars are open at limited capacity.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Required in public spaces.
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Africa

Tanzania

Last verified on: January 14, 2021
International entry is restricted for:
Entry is allowed for most countries
International entry is allowed for:
Tanzania has opened it’s borders for travel
Do you need to go into quarantine when you arrive? Unless a negative PCR is provided, travellers who are showing symptoms are required to quarantine.

Are COVID-19 tests required in order to travel to this country? A negative PCR test is only required to those who are showing symptoms.

Is public transportation open? Operating regularly.

Are restaurants and bars open? Restaurants and bars are open.

Do you need to wear a face mask? Wearing a mask is recommended in public spaces.
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*The countries listed were chosen based on Bookaway’s top-visited countries