Don't let the health emergency deprive you of the pleasure of traveling. Before making a reservation, check if the country of destination or your country of origin has implemented travel restrictions, for example if there are entry restrictions, if travel for tourism is allowed to your destination, if it is mandatory to take a swab test or to quarantine upon arrival and return to the homeland.
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countries

Open borders

These countries are open to travelers with no particular formal restrictions on entry. For more precise information, however, we kindly invite you to read the details of eachcountry.

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countries

Partially open

These countries have reopened their borders, with some specific restrictions and with different entry requirements depending on the country of origin, as specified in the details of each country.

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countries

Closed borders

These countries do not allow foreign travelers to enter. In most cases, only citizens returning home or people in other special circumstances can enter.

South Africa
Partially open

General Info
The South African authorities have published COVID-19 guidelines and advice and have introduced a number of measures to limit the spread of the virus. Failure to comply could result in a fine or arrest. South Africa has introduced a risk-based, five-level approach to lockdown restrictions. Level three restrictions are currently in place across the country.

Touristic Info
Strict health protocols are in place for international travellers to South Africa. You will need to produce a paper copy of a negative PCR (polymerase chain reaction) COVID-19 test to border officials upon arrival in South Africa. The test must have taken place no more than 72 hours before your departure. It should be conducted by a certified medical practitioner, and should have the name and signature of the practitioner who conducted the test. Transiting South Africa It is possible to transit South Africa and travel to a third country. If you wish to transit through South Africa, you must bring a paper copy of a negative COVID-19 test result. The test should have been taken within 72 hours of your departure. If you cannot produce a negative COVID-19 test then you may be quarantined for 10 days in government-appointed facilities at your own cost. Screening on arrival Screening processes have been introduced at all major ports of entry, including airports, for arrivals, departures and transit passengers. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the authorities. Additional screening may include temperature measurements and check on recent travel to affected areas. Quarantine requirements If you fail to produce a paper copy of a negative PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test you will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at your own cost. If you test positive for Covid-19, you will be required to self-isolate in line with Government guidelines at your own cost for 10 days. Self-isolation is not required if you have provided the negative PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test. Data collection The South African government requires you to complete a health declaration form with your details on arrival, including your address and contact information. Testing on departure Screening processes have been introduced at all major ports of entry, including airports, for arrivals, departures and transit passengers. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the authorities. Screening may include temperature measurements and check on recent travel to affected areas. If you feel unwell, you should not attempt to travel. Presenting at the airport with symptoms may result in you being sent to a government health facility for quarantine and further testing. You should make sure that your insurance will cover unplanned travel disruption due to coronavirus.

Events
Events of more than 100 people prohibited.

Trasports
Operational with restrictions

Lockdown: Partial
Tourists: Partially Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Open
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: Depends;


Botswana
Open borders

General Info
All gatherings are suspended with the exception of: -Funerals – up to 50 and no more than 2 hours -Religious services – up to 50 and no more than 2 hours -Weddings – up to 4 including administrators -Cultural or traditional occasion – up to 16 and no more than 2 hours -Meetings or workshops – up to 50 and no more than 2 hours -Restaurants may operate at half capacity and no more than 50 guests at a time -All sports and recreational activities are suspended except national team events with no spectators.

Touristic Info
Airports in Gaborone (GBE), Kasane (BBK) and Maun (MUB) reopened. Passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued no more than 72 hours before departure. The certificate must be in English. Passengers are subject to medical screening upon arrival.

Events
Events of more than 50 people banned.

Trasports
Operational with restrictions

Lockdown: Partial
Tourists: Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Open
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: Yes;


Namibia
Open borders

General Info
The Government of Namibia has implemented the following restrictions in response to the pandemic: closure of most land borders for tourism purposes (Only Katima Mulilo, Ariamsvlei, and Noordoewer border posts and Walvis Bay Harbor can be used for tourist entries by land and sea). The number of attendees at public gatherings indoor and outdoor has been increased to 50 people.  Organizers must ensure that hand sanitizer is available, face masks are used, and social distancing is practiced. Contact sport is prohibited, and no spectators will be permitted at any live sport event. Grocery stores remain well-stocked. A nationwide curfew is in place between 10:00 pm and 4:00 am daily. Sale of alcohol is restricted from 09h00 to 18h00 from Monday to Friday on a takeaway basis only. No sale of alcohol is allowed on Saturday or Sundays and Public Holidays. Liquor may only be sold to and purchased on Sundays and public holidays by guests booked in or staying at establishments such as hotels, guesthouses, bed and breakfast facilities and casinos. It is not mandatory for children ages 0 to 5 years to wear masks at school. Salons, beauty parlours, hairdressers, pools, spas, gyms, studios, and fitness canters shall practice public health measures. Both the service providers and clients must wear masks, sanitize, and maintain social distancing. All non-urgent medical procedures are postponed. Visitations to hospitalized patients is limited to 2 close relatives per visit for no more than ten minutes per visit. Vulnerable persons are advised to stay at home, except for attending to essential needs.

Touristic Info
From June 01, 2021 Negative Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Test (AgRDT) results for incoming travelers will no longer be accepted at Points of Entry into Namibia. All non-Namibian travelers arriving in Namibia are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from their country of departure that is not older than 72 hours. If the traveler meets this requirement, no quarantine or additional testing is required. Non-Namibian travelers arriving with a negative result that is older than 72 hours will be placed in quarantine and tested for COVID-19 on the same day at their own cost and will only be released if the results of this test return negative. This requirement does not apply to children under the age of 5 years. Information on this policy can be found here. Returning Namibian Citizens with a valid De-isolation Certificate from the Government of the country of departure will not be subjected to quarantine upon entry, despite status of test results. Non–Namibians must present a negative PCR test result. Foriegners with permanent residence in Namibia or with valid work permits may enter the country under the conditions described above OR will also be permitted to enter without a COVID-19 PCR test result or with a positive result. However, in cases of arrival without a COVID-19 test result or with a positive result, s/he will be swabbed immediately upon arrival and placed in quarantine until the new test result comes out negative, after which time they will be released from quarantine. From June 01, 2021, all travelers coming from or transiting through hotspot regions such as India, are required to repeat the SARS COV-2 PCR test, 72 hours after arrival in Namibia.

Events
Events of more than 50 people banned

Trasports
Operational with restrictions

Lockdown: Partial
Tourists: Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Open
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: Depends;


Zambia
Open borders

General Info
The Zambian government have put the following restrictive measures in place: The wearing of a mask is mandatory in all public places. All Pre, Primary and Secondary schools to close for 21 days (from 17 June). All colleges and universities will only provide online learning. Places of worship are restricted to conducting a maximum of two services/meetings per week, allowing a maximum of one hour per service. Bars, nightclubs, casinos and taverns will not be allowed to operate from Monday – Thursday, but will be allowed to open from Friday to Sunday, between 6pm and 10pm. Eating places, i.e. restaurants will only operate a take-away service. A maximum of 50 people allowed to attend a funeral. Social gatherings such as weddings, kitchen parties, Chilangamulilo, Matebeto, will only be allowed for a maximum of 50 people subject to certification by authorised officers, and may be supervised. All conferences, workshops and general meetings are suspended until further notice.

Touristic Info
Zambia's borders are open, but under tight screening. Tourist and business visit visas are available in advance and on arrival in Zambia. All visitors to Zambia must have proof that they have tested negative for COVID-19 in the 7 days before their arrival. Visitors are responsible for monitoring their condition for 14 days after arrival, and should report any occurrence of COVID-19 symptoms to medical authorities. There is no requirement for visitors to self-isolate. Returning residents may be asked for proof of having tested negatively for COVID-19 in the previous 14 days. Returning residents should self-isolate for 14 days following their arrival in Zambia. You should not use the NHS testing service to get a test in order to facilitate your travel to another country. You should arrange to take a private test. All airports are open to flights, though availability of international flights remains limited. Please check before booking. International train and bus services are suspended. Anyone entering Zambia with a body temperature equal to, or above 38.0 C will be tested for COVID-19 on arrival. Any other arrivals may be randomly selected for testing. These tests are in addition to the requirement for visitors to show proof that they have tested negative for COVID-19 in the 14 days before their arrival. If your body temperature is equal to, or above 38.0, and you have other symptoms of COVID-19 (a cough, shortness of breath, a headache or a sore throat), you will be tested and taken to a government facility for treatment and quarantine until your tests results are known.

Events
Events of more than 5 people banned

Trasports
Operational

Lockdown: Partial
Tourists: Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Open
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: Depends;


Mozambique
Partially open

General Info
On September 7, 2020 Mozambique transitioned from a State of Emergency (SOE) to a State of Public Calamity (SOPC). The SOPC will continue indefinitely at the red alert level while the risk of spreading COVID-19 exists in Mozambique. President Nyusi announced new measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Mozambique. These apply to diplomats as well as Mozambican residents and took effect at midnight on Monday, August 16, 2021. All measures noted in Decree 50/2021 from July 16 (ref MN) are maintained for an additional 30 days: In the Greater Maputo area and all provincial capitals there is a curfew in place from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. every night. The curfew also applies in Manhiça, Chokwe, Maxixe, Gondola, Moatize, Mocuba, Nacala, Montepuez, Massinga and Guruè All passengers arriving in Mozambique must present a negative PCR test administered 72 hours before departure, even if they hold proof of vaccination. This requirement also applies to children over 5 years old. The validity of PCR tests for short cross-border trips is now only 7 days. All documents that expire during this period, with the exception of passports, are now valid until August 30. In-person classesin primary, secondary and higher education are suspended for 30 days in the greater Maputo metropolitan area, including Manhiça, and in Xai-Xai, Inhambane city, Beira, Chimoio, Tete city and Dondo. Pre-school education is suspended for 30 days nationwide. The night curfew is in effect from 9 pm to 4 am and applies to all provincial capitals, all cities, all municipalities and all towns. All religious services and celebrations, and conferences and meetings are suspended. The use of theaters, casinos, cinemas and concert halls is prohibited. All private social events are prohibited, regardless of where they take place, except for civil and religious wedding ceremonies, which must not exceed 20 people, and festivities associated with weddings are prohibited. Meetings in public and private institutions must not exceed 15 people in closed places and 30 people in open places and must not exceed 50 percent capacity. State meetings or events are permitted for up to 80 people when duly justified. The number of participants permitted at wakes and funerals is reduced to 20 people, except in cases where there was death by COVID, where the maximum number of participants is 10. Museums, galleries and the like may remain open but are limited to 20 percent capacity. Public swimming pools are closed, except for hotels, which may be used only by hotel guests and up to 20 percent capacity. The training of competitive teams is prohibited, but national teams with international commitments may continue to train. Large and medium-sized multipurpose gyms are closed. Public institutions are open from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, except for essential services, and the private sector is encouraged to follow the same measures. Shopping centers are open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm from Monday to Saturday and from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on Sundays and public holidays. Bottle stores are open from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm from Monday to Saturday and are closed on Sundays and public holidays. Restaurants, take-aways and home delivery services are open from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. The stalls for the sale of food products are open from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm, but the ban on the sale of alcoholic beverages from stalls remains. Bakeries and pastry shops are open from 5:00 am to 6:00 pm. The Ministry of Transport and Communications must define the maximum capacity in the different means of transport. The following are new measures which began at midnight August 16, 2021 for a period of 30 days (although they may be revised after a period of 15 days): In places where face-to-face classes are suspended, in-person exams are authorized, in strict compliance with COVID-19 prevention measures. Suspension of in-person classes in the towns of Vilankulo and Massinga, and the city of Maxixe (in Inhambane province).

Touristic Info
Mozambique is now open to all foreign travelers as long as they have a residency permit or valid tourist visa. Travelers arriving in Mozambique must: Present a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 72 hours before departure. The test must have been issued in the departure country. Travelers will not have to quarantine when presenting a valid negative test result.

Events
Events of more than 50 people banned

Trasports
Operational

Lockdown: Partial
Tourists: Partially Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Closed
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: Depends;


Tanzania
Open borders

General Info
There are no restrictions on public gatherings or services. Some hotels, bars and restaurants remain closed for the time being. You should continue to practice measures recommended by PHE such as hand washing and social distancing.

Touristic Info
International flights have now resumed. Travellers should be prepared for unexpected travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. All passengers arriving in Tanzania will be required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate upon arrival. The test should be taken within 72 hours of arrival in Tanzania. All passengers travelling to Tanzania must complete an online Traveller’s Surveillance Form. This form must be submitted no more than 24 hours before arrival. All passengers entering Tanzania will be subjected to enhanced screening for COVID-19 including a mandatory rapid test. The cost for rapid testing is 25 USD per traveller which must be paid in cash on arrival. The Government of Tanzania is also implementing temperature scanning for all international passengers arriving into Tanzania. Those on transit in other countries for more than 72 hours will be required to be retested by rapid test upon arrival in Tanzania. Kenyan airlines have reopened their airspace to Tanzania. Tanzania has stopped flights both from and to India.

Events
There are no restrictions on public gatherings or services.

Trasports
Operational

Lockdown: Partial
Tourists: Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Open
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: Depends;


Kenya
Open borders

General Info
The Government of Kenya has directed that face masks must be worn in public places, except when dining, or when adhering to social distancing in hotels, gardens or on beaches. Public places, tourism and hospitality establishments, travel and tour companies, hotels and other accommodations, and recreation facilities are allowed to operate, provided they comply with Government of Kenya public health protocols, including social distancing and the night-time curfew of 10pm (local). Restaurants and eateries may open to customers, provided they comply with Government of Kenya public health protocols including social distancing and the night-time curfew of 10pm (local). All bars across Kenya are required to close at 7pm (local time). All public and political gatherings are prohibited. The maximum number of persons permitted to attend funerals has been capped at 50, with all in attendance expected to abide by Ministry of Health protocols. Kenyan citizens have been advised to avoid crowded places and to work remotely where possible.

Touristic Info
Effective from 11 June, all flight restrictions between Kenya and the United Kingdom have been lifted. Requirements for travel to Kenya -From midnight 24 May 2021, all passengers/crew arriving from the UK must have a valid certificate for a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 96 hours before arrival in Kenya except children below 5 years of age. -All travelers - regardless of age, and even those only transiting Kenya - must carry evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 96 hours of flying that can be verified digitally through the Trusted Travel Initiative (TT) system and the PanaBios system. At this time, it appears that a test result is required even if a traveler has been vaccinated. -In instances where travelers have been unable to verify their test online through the Trusted Travel Initiative website, Kenyan Port of Health Authorities will conduct manual verification using a hard copy of a negative PCR test result that has been stamped by the test center as well as a hard copy of the official receipt for the payment of the PCR test. -Travelers from some countries are required to quarantine for 14 days. Travelers from countries on this list are exempt from quarantine if they present a negative COVID-19 test. The test must be a PCR test. Travelers with a negative rapid test result will still need to enter mandatory or voluntary quarantine for 14 days. -As of 9 April 2021, all passenger flights, whether commercial or charter, between Kenya and the UK will be suspended. The suspension will be reviewed by the Government of Kenya within 4 weeks. All passengers coming to Kenya from the UK require a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate and a COVID-19 negative PCR test and must self-isolate on arrival for 7 days. All UK citizens and residents traveling to Kenya from the UK via any route who have a valid COVID-19 PCR test, but do not have a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate, will be subject to 14 days mandatory quarantine on arrival at a Government of Kenya facility at their own cost. -All travelers must ill out a "Travelers Health Surveillance Form" online for contact tracing -There will be health screenings on arrival -Anyone who shows symptoms of COVID-19 on arrival will be required to quarantine in their accommodation for the first 14 days. Passengers seated on two rows surrounding anyone on a flight displaying symptoms will be traced and required to quarantine for 14 days. -Effective 1 January 2021, the Republic of Kenya has fully automated the issuance of visas. Visa on arrival will no longer be available after that date. Requirements for travel from

Events
Events of more than 50 people banned.

Trasports
Operational with restrictions

Lockdown: Partial
Tourists: Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Open
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: Depends;


Uganda
Open borders

General Info
Updates to COVID protocols announced by the Government of Uganda on July 30 include: Public transport may operate at 50% capacity. Private transport may move across districts with a maximum of 3 occupants, including the driver. Tourist vehicles can continue to move under SOPs. Places of worship, gyms, saunas, indoor sports, pool halls, casinos, bars, discos, sports betting, and cinemas remain closed. Outdoor sports are allowed under SOPs and without spectators. Salons, restaurants, malls, and arcades may open under SOPs. Schools remain closed until a sufficient number of children aged 12 to 18 are vaccinated. Social gatherings (including burials and weddings) must be restricted to core family only and have no more than 20 persons in attendance provided masks are worn and social distancing of two meters is followed. A curfew of 7:00 p.m.-5:30 a.m. is in place. Motorcycle taxi (boda-boda) drivers must cease their movements by 6:00 p.m. and may carry cargo or one passenger only. Passengers traveling on flights will be allowed to travel to the airport upon presentation of a valid ticket. Workplaces should ensure that not more than 30 percent of staff in formal sectors – works from the office at any one time. Conferences, workshops, and seminars are prohibited except with explicit permission from the Ministry of Health and related Government of Uganda Ministries and Departments.

Touristic Info
New entry requirements requiring all passengers to undergo mandatory PCR testing on arrival, which were due to begin on 3 September, have been postponed until 17 September. All arriving passengers are required to provide a negative COVID-19 test certificate issued no more than 72 hours before boarding the aircraft to Uganda or crossing land borders. Foreign nationals without a valid negative test certificate will be denied entry. Until 17th of September 2021 children aged three and under are exempt when accompanying parents arrive with a negative test certificate. Travellers from the United Kingdom, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United States who enter Uganda before 3 September are also required to undergo PCR testing at the border at their own expense, including at Entebbe International Airport. This applies unless they have received their full COVID-19 vaccination, can provide evidence of this and show no COVID-19 symptoms. From the 3rd of September all travellers (including children aged three and under), irrespective of country of origin or vaccination status, will be required to provide a negative COVID-19 test certificate on arrival and additionally undergo PCR testing (at their own expense) on arrival at all points of entry including at Entebbe International Airport. The cost of the PCR test on arrival is $65. Passengers who arrive by air will be taken from the airport to a nearby testing site. Test results will take up to 4 hours. Travellers have the option of waiting at the testing site for their results or checking into a designated hotel at their own expense. Adults over the age of 18 who test positive will be taken to a Ministry of Health designated COVID-19 isolation facility. Children under 18 who test positive will be allowed to undergo home quarantine with their parent or guardian. From the 20th of August 2021 passengers who have been in India in the previous 14 days are permitted entry into Uganda and are also subject to the measures above. If a foreign national tests positive for COVID-19 and wishes to be repatriated for treatment outside of Uganda, they will be expected to cover the costs themselves

Events
Events of more than 200 people banned

Trasports
Operational with restrictions

Lockdown: Partial
Tourists: Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Open
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: Depends;


Ethiopia
Open borders

General Info
Government directives to help limit the spread of COVID-19 currently include: Any person known to be infected with coronavirus is prohibited from entering the country, mixing or meeting with other people in any way that may spread the virus Gatherings (including religious gatherings, weddings and funerals) are limited to 50 people. Gatherings of over 50 people must be authorised by the relevant authority. Organisers and participants must comply with all measures outlined in the Ministry of Health Directive, from page 20. Personal in-home gatherings such as birthday parties may only include family members. Deliberate physical contact is banned, including greetings by handshake Wearing of face masks is mandatory in all public places (except for children under 6 years or those with a relevant provable condition) Individuals will be expected to ensure that they are 2 adult strides apart at all times Schools, universities and daycare centres are banned from operating until appropriate safety measures are agreed Any person that suspects they have COVID-19 must report to the Ministry of Health or Ethiopian Public Health Institute (call 8335 or 952) to be tested All sectors and businesses (including hotels, cinemas, tour operators) must provide necessary sanitising material and information to customers and staff, maintain 2 strides distance where appropriate and maintain the cleanliness of their premises. Cafes, bars and restaurants are limited to serving three people per table. Occupancy limits are in place for nightclubs as well as rules on no contact. Sports may take place in compliance with coronavirus measures, but no spectators are allowed apart from participants Visits to care homes for the elderly are prohibited. Visits to prisons must comply with coronavirus measures Public transport providers must comply with relevant coronavirus measures, including reduced passenger loads, mask-wearing and ventilation

Touristic Info
All passengers traveling to Ethiopia MUST present a negative RT PCR test certificate for COVID-19 before boarding a flight. The certificate validity shouldn’t exceed 120 hours on arrival from the date sample is given. Children less than or equal to 10 years of age are exempted from the RT PCR test certificate requirement. There shall be no COVID-19 test to be done on arrival at Addis Ababa. A Rapid diagnostic test (RDT antibody test) will not be accepted for this purpose. The above requirement does not apply to transit passengers. All Diplomatic and Service (including United Nations and African Union) passport holders, including their immediate families, are advised but not required to have a certificate of negative PCR-COVID-19 test before arrival to Ethiopia. However, anyone (diplomatic and service passport holder including their immediate families) who come to Ethiopia without negative PCR COVID-19 test result, is required to stay in quarantine for fourteen (14) days at home.

Events
Events of more than 50 people banned.

Trasports
Operational with restrictions

Lockdown: Partial
Tourists: Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Open
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: Depends;


Morocco
Open borders

General Info
The Government of Morocco has put into place a “Health State of Emergency” until October 31, 2021. This is likely to be extended. The Government of Morocco has put into place a nationwide curfew between the hours of 9:00 PM and 5:00 AM. Individuals must have an exceptional authorization from local authorities to travel during the curfew. A national mask mandate remains in place throughout the country. On August 3, the Government also announced the closure of gyms and hammams. Additionally, the Government of Morocco has put into place a ban on travel to and from the cities of Casablanca, Marrakech, and Agadir. Only vaccinated individuals, individuals requiring urgent medical care, or those with authorization from local authorities will be permitted to enter/exit these three cities.

Touristic Info
Starting June 15, 2021, international flights to Morocco will be able to resume and travelers will, under some conditions, have access to Moroccan territory if they have a vaccination certificate or a negative PCR test at least 48 hours before the date of entry into Moroccan territory. Following the Moroccan government's decision to allow Travelers to enter Morocco by air, a number of conditions must be met. To carry out this approach, a classification of countries into two lists (A and B) has been adopted in accordance with the recommendations of the Ministry of Health. For travelers from list A (https://visitmorocco.com/sites/default/files/list-a-en.pdf), a vaccination pass or a certificate attesting that the person is fully vaccinated is required. For those who could not be vaccinated, they must have a negative PCR test at boarding not exceeding 48 hours. Children under the age of 11 are exempt. As for tourists coming from countries listed in list B (https://visitmorocco.com/sites/default/files/list-b-en.pdf), they must obtain an exceptional travel authorization beforehand. Upon arrival, they must present a negative PCR test dated within 48 hours of the date of entry into the national territory and undergo a mandatory 10-day isolation.

Events
Events of more than 2 people banned

Trasports
Operational with restrictions

Lockdown: Partial
Tourists: Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Open
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: Yes;


Egypt
Open borders

General Info
Egypt lifts coronavirus restrictions from June 1. Egypt will lift restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including easing the early closure of shops and restaurants, from June 1, the cabinet said. Since May 6, stores, malls and restaurants had to close by 9 p.m. after a rise in infections.

Touristic Info
Since 1 July 2020, the Egyptian government has permitted international flights to and from Egyptian airports. Some airlines are imposing special requirements, such as the wearing of face masks. You should check with your airline before you travel. The Egyptian authorities have advised that all arrivals into Egypt will be subject to health measures. Passengers from all countries will be required to complete a monitoring card with personal details, and will need to provide confirmation of valid health insurance policy to airport authorities. Passengers arriving from countries where C19 variants of concern have been identified may be required to undertake a rapid COVID-19 test (ID NOW) on arrival. From 1 September 2020, all persons (including those who hold Egyptian nationality) arriving from overseas, to any part of Egypt, will be required to present a negative PCR test certificate on arrival, and an indication of when the test was taken. The Egyptian authorities have advised that PCR tests must be conducted no more than 72 hours prior to flight departure. Passengers arriving from London Heathrow only are permitted to have their PCR test conducted no more than 96 hours prior to flight departure. Children under the age of 6 are exempt from providing negative PCR test certificates.

Events
Events of 25% capacity allowed.

Trasports
Operational

Lockdown: No
Tourists: Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Open
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: No;


Rwanda
Open borders

General Info
From 2 to 22 September, updated measures are in place. Some events and gatherings (concerts, festivals, exhibitions etc) shall resume gradually for vaccinated and tested participants. A number of restrictions remain in place including on business opening hours and limits on the capacity of public transport and restaurant occupancy. All bars remain closed. Click here for detailed information https://bit.ly/38LR62W

Touristic Info
The Government of Rwanda has published guidance for passengers arriving into and departing from Rwanda (https://bit.ly/2QT4v3D). This is mandatory for all incoming passengers, including those who have received the COVID-19 vaccine. Arriving passengers at Kigali International airport must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to first departure. Negative test certificates must include the term ‘PCR’. COVID-19 testing is not mandatory for accompanied children under 5 years. All passengers must complete the passenger locator form and upload the COVID-19 test certificate before heading to the airport. You should not use the NHS testing service to get a test in order to facilitate your travel to another country. You should arrange to take a private test. All passengers will be screened upon entry. If you are entering Rwanda you will need to take a PCR test on arrival. The testing costs 60 US dollars. You must wait 24 hours for the results in a designated transit hotel and respect all COVID-19 prevention measures. Test results can be checked on the Rwanda Biomedical Centre website. If your test result is positive, even if asymptomatic, while in Rwanda, you will be treated in line with Rwanda’s COVID-19 management guidelines until you have fully recovered, at your own cost. If you are transiting Rwanda you may or may not need to take a test, depending on the length and type of transit. You should follow the Rwandan Government’s guidance for arriving into and departing from Rwanda and comply with health guidelines. All passengers arriving from India are required to complete 7 days in mandatory quarantine upon arrival at a designated hotel at their own cost. Entry at land borders remains restricted.

Events
Events of more than 20 people banned

Trasports
Operational with restrictions

Lockdown: Yes
Tourists: Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Closed
Shopping: Essential only
Quarantine Requested: Depends;


Mauritius
Partially open

General Info
Lockdown restrictions eased on 1 July 2021. Social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. Public transport is operating. Access to beaches is now allowed although picnics remain prohibited. Most businesses including restaurants and shops are now operating but cinemas, casinos and nightclubs remain closed. The restriction on numbers at social gatherings including marriages, funerals and cultural and religious events has been increased to 50 people.

Touristic Info
From 15 July to 30 September 2021 All travellers are required to provide the following documents before boarding: -a certificate of negative COVID-19 PCR test administered between 5 and 7 days prior to -boarding at their last point of embarkation. -a valid air ticket to Mauritius and -proof of purchase of a stay package in one of our certified COVID-19 safe resorts Vaccinated Guests -Enjoy a holiday at one of our certified COVID-19 safe resorts -Relax on the beach and enjoy access to all hotel facilities -You will undergo a PCR test on arrival day and on days 7 and 14 of your stay. -After a negative PCR test on day 14, you will be free to go and explore the island Unvaccinated Travellers (Mauritian Nationals Only) -Book a 14-day quarantine including meals and transfers in an officially designated hotel. -You will be required to stay in your hotel room for 14 days and meals will be delivered to your room -You will undergo a PCR test on arrival day and on days 7 and 14 -After a negative PCR test on day 14, you can freely explore the island and move to a different accommodation or go home. As from 1st October onwards Vaccinated Guests -Full opening of the island! -Enjoy a stay in one of our beautiful hotels -Freely explore our island and its attractions throughout your holiday -You must present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to departure to be -allowed entry in Mauritius Unvaccinated Travellers -Book a 14-day quarantine including meals and transfers in an officially designated hotel. -You will be required to stay in your hotel room for 14 days and meals will be delivered to your room -You will undergo a PCR test on arrival day and on days 7 and 14 -After a negative PCR test on day 14, you can freely explore the island and move to a different accommodation or go home.

Events
Events of more than 50 people banned.

Trasports
Operational with restrictions

Lockdown: Partial
Tourists: Partially Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Closed
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: Yes;


Madagascar
Partially open

General Info
On 3 September 2021, the Government of Madagascar declared a national Health State of Emergency. It is mandatory to wear a face mask in all public places. Some hotel and guesthouse accommodation remains open, although many businesses catering to tourists are operating with limited capacity. You should contact your accommodation provider for more information.

Touristic Info
Entry is limited to diplomats, technicians working in strategic sectors, and civil servants with special travel orders. Negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry. Health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry. Anyone arriving to Madagascar will be tested, and required to quarantine for up to 5 days until results are available. The previous policy of allowing free visa extensions has ended. Currently, those on tourist visas must purchase a ticket to depart Madagascar and then go to the Immigration Office or Ivato Airport to get a stamp allowing them to remain until their return ticket date. Only Air France currently flies extraordinary flights to depart Madagascar. Please contact Air France to obtain a ticket.

Events
Public gatherings of more than 400 people are banned.

Trasports
Operational with restrictions

Lockdown: Partial
Tourists: Partially Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Open
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: Yes;


Seychelles
Partially open

General Info
The Government of Seychelles has introduced new restrictions on the use of public spaces and services, following an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Seychelles. These measures will remain in place until further notice. A nationwide curfew is in place from 11pm to 4am. You should not travel outside your accommodation between these times without authorisation. Restrictions on movement are reviewed regularly. House parties are not permitted and no gatherings of more than four persons, indoors or outdoors, including on beaches and in public places, are allowed. All shops, bars and casinos will close at 7pm until further notice.

Touristic Info
Commercial flights are allowed to arrive in the Seychelles. With immediate effect, Seychelles will be welcoming visitors from any part of the world. Commercial flights are allowed to arrive in the Seychelles. With immediate effect, Seychelles will be welcoming all visitors from any part of the world as long as they have had a negative PCR test performed within 72 hours of departure for Seychelles. See the full governmental press release here https://bit.ly/3ykYopl. No quarantine will be necessary however there are still restrictions: Travelers require a negative PCR test performed within 72 hours of departure. Health Travel Authorization is required. Travelers must have travel insurance that covers COVID-19 related care. Travelers who have been in South Africa, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Brazil within the 14 days preceding arrival are not permitted entry. See the full details, dated May 27, from the Seychelles government http://www.health.gov.sc/index.php/covid-19/guidelines/.

Events
Gatherings of more than 4 people banned.

Trasports
Operational with restrictions

Lockdown: Partial
Tourists: Partially Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Open
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: Depends;


Tunisia
Partially open

General Info
From 19 August, national curfew hours are from midnight to 5am. During the curfew you are only allowed to leave your residence in an emergency. Cafes, bars and restaurants are currently allowed to operate. Public places have hygiene measures in place, including obligatory face masks, taking a temperature check and sanitising hands upon entry. Gatherings of more than three people in closed spaces are banned. You are allowed to attend gatherings in outdoor spaces, if you have been vaccinated and if you respect health measures. The Tunisian authorities have announced that wearing a face mask in public places is mandatory. Failure to wear a mask may result in a fine or imprisonment.

Touristic Info
Travellers from all countries into Tunisia must take a PCR test less than 72 hours before travel and carry dated evidence of a negative result. You are also required to self-isolate for seven days on arrival in Tunisia. You should isolate at home for 7 days and pay to take a second COVID-19 PCR test, and receive a second negative result, in order to leave isolation. You need to arrive in Tunisia with evidence of a booking for this second COVID-19 PCR test (to be taken from day 5 of your isolation period). You can organise this online (http://rdvtestcovid.tn/). You are advised to confirm your appointment directly with the clinic. You are exempt from the requirement to self-isolate if you can present evidence that you have tested positive for coronavirus at least six weeks before your departure date, or received all doses of your coronavirus vaccination. This evidence should be from the relevant health authorities or contain a QR code, (see ‘Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status’ https://bit.ly/3ir0wFu). Travellers entering Tunisia from Libya need a negative PCR test but are not currently obliged to self-isolate on arrival. Official delegations on professional missions of less than 5 days are exempt from the self-isolation requirement but still need to present a dated negative PCR test on arrival. The Tunisian government has also announced that travellers arriving in Tunisia as part of a tour or package holiday will not need to self-isolate on arrival, if they adhere to the following measures: -Take a PCR test less than 72 hours before travel and show evidence of the negative test result, with the date of the test clearly labelled, at your point of departure for Tunisia. -Present booking confirmation for a holiday organised by a tour operator. -Remain in a bubble with the tour group for the duration of your trip, including accommodation and all travel. -Complete this Tunisian government short online questionnaire before travelling.

Events
Events of more than 3 people banned.

Trasports
Operational with restrictions

Lockdown: Partial
Tourists: Partially Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Open
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: Yes;


Capo Verde
Open borders

General Info
Cape Verde is in a ‘state of contingency’. The Cape Verde government has started to ease some of the restrictive measures previously in place, while maintaining the need to observe the rules on social distancing and hygiene: keep a social distance of at least 2m wash your hands regularly respect the rules on maximum occupancy in shops and service, restaurants, cafés and on public transport If you test positive for COVID-19, it is still mandatory to self-isolate at your accommodation for 14 days. With immediate effect: Shops and stores close at 8:30pm, with the exception of pharmacies and bread shops which close at 9pm Bars, open-air cafés selling alcoholic drinks, restaurants, snack bars and takeaways close at 12am Lounge bars close at 12am on weekdays and at 2am on weekends and bank holidays Parties and social gatherings are restricted to family groups up to a maximum of 10 Cultural, recreational, sporting and leisure activities and family events, such as weddings and christening, are permitted, subject to the rules on social distancing and hygiene Beaches are open but access may be conditioned and rules on maximum capacity in force

Touristic Info
Cape Verde’s air and sea borders are open. You’ll need a COVID-19 RT PCR nasal swab test or an antigen test (Ag-RDT) to enter Cape Verde. The test has to be done in the last 72 hours before travel. If you do not present a COVID-19 test done in the last 72 hours, you will not be allowed to board your flight. Children under 7 do not need to present a COVID-19 test. Prior to your travel you will need to complete: -the Airport Security Tax Form (TSA) on the EASE website and pay 3,400 escudos (approximately £30). This does not apply to visitors under 2 years of age or those who are normally resident in Cape Verde. (See Visas). If you’re travelling with a tour operator, check whether the cost of the TSA is included in your package. -an International Travel Form on the Covid19.cv website (https://bit.ly/3y7teS1). You need to complete it online and submit it prior to your travel. Your temperature will be measured on arrival in Cape Verde. If your temperature is high, you will be taken to an assigned area at the airport where your temperature will be measured again. If it remains high, the Cape Verdean authorities may need you to do a COVID-19 test. If you arrive in Cape Verde without a negative COVID-19 test, you won’t be allowed to disembark. In exceptional circumstances, the Cape Verdean authorities may allow you entry but you will have to take the test at your own expense.

Events
Events of more than 20 people banned.

Trasports
Operational with restrictions

Lockdown: Partial
Tourists: Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Open
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: No;


Zimbabwe
Open borders

General Info
Gatherings are limited to 100 people. Everyone in a public place must observe social distancing (i.e. keep at least one metre apart) and wear a face mask. Non-essential businesses can only open between 8am and 7pm. Hotel and lodge bars and restaurants can open to their residents between 8am and 10pm. Other restaurants can open to customers who wish to dine in, subject to strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols, but they may require proof of vaccination. National art galleries, gyms and health spas are open to fully vaccinated clients. Cinemas and theatres can open to 50% capacity for fully vaccinated customers. Sporting activities are permitted between 8am and 4pm. Bars and night clubs are closed. Off-licenses may sell take away alcohol only between 10am and 4pm.

Touristic Info
Tourists, residents and citizens entering Zimbabwe must possess a negative COVID-19 test result, issued no more than 48 hours before their departure to Zimbabwe. On arrival, tourists and non-residents with proof of a valid negative PCR test result should expect to be required to quarantine for 10 days. Those who do not have proof of a valid negative PCR test result could be denied entry into Zimbabwe. On 29 June, the Government of Zimbabwe announced that anyone arriving from a country where the Alpha and Delta Covid-19 variants are prevalent or increasing will go into self-funded mandatory quarantine for 10 days at a designated facility. They will be tested within 48 hours of arrival and on days 3, 5 and 10 at their own expense. They will then be released upon receipt of a negative COVID-19 test result. The Government has confirmed that arrivals from India are affected by these measures. Arrivals from other countries may be added in due course. Citizens and residents of Zimbabwe with proof of a valid negative PCR test certificate and who have not travelled from one of the countries concerned by the above measures are required to self-quarantine for 10 days. Those who do not have a valid negative test result are required to quarantine for 10 days at a designated facility at their own expense. They are then released upon receipt of a negative COVID-19 test result.

Events
Events of more than 100 people banned.

Trasports
Operational

Lockdown: Yes
Tourists: Allowed
Bars and Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Events: Partially Allowed
Tourist Attractions: Open
Shopping: Open
Quarantine Requested: Yes;


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