China Overseas Chinese Network, October 20th, title: Attention!

Many countries relax their immigration policies!

  Recently, many countries have tried to gradually loosen restrictions on domestic and inbound tourism, and some countries have once again relaxed their entry policies.

  Xiao Qiao made an inventory of this for your reference.

United States: From November 8th, foreign travelers who have received the new crown pneumonia vaccine will be allowed to enter the country

  The White House said on the 15th that the United States will allow foreign travelers who have been fully vaccinated against the new crown pneumonia vaccine to enter the country on international flights or through land and water ports from November 8.

According to US media reports, the White House will announce the types of new coronary pneumonia vaccines and other details that meet the requirements for entry vaccination before November 8.

Italy: Residents of this country are exempted from quarantine when returning from a number of non-EU countries and regions

  Italy has tried to exempt its residents from the isolation policy after returning to Italy from a number of non-EU countries and regions.

  The aforementioned non-EU countries and regions include 5 island countries including the Maldives, Mauritius, and Seychelles, and 2 tourist cities in Egypt.

Italian tourists going to these places should hold the "digital green certificate" of the new crown, and must provide a negative certificate of the new crown virus nucleic acid test within 48 hours before boarding when returning to the plane. They do not need to be quarantined after returning to Italy.

Data map: Milan, Italy, the health certificate presented by passengers at the train station

Australia: International borders will be opened in November

  According to the latest plan announced by the Australian Prime Minister on October 1, once the two doses of the new crown vaccination rate reach 80%, Australian states will be able to reopen to international travelers in November.

  At that time, after Australian citizens, permanent residents and their family members are fully vaccinated with vaccines approved by the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, they only need to undergo a new crown test before the flight and undergo a one-week home quarantine after entering the country.

Argentina: gradually opening its borders in phases

  On October 1, local time, the Argentine government issued a decree stipulating that the border will be gradually opened from today to allow foreign tourists to enter.

The opening is divided into two phases: from October 1st to 31st, tourists from neighboring countries are allowed to enter; from November 1st, tourists from other countries are allowed to enter.

  According to regulations, all tourists must complete the entire vaccination period for 14 days, hold a certificate of negative nucleic acid test within 72 hours, receive an antigen test upon entry, and receive a nucleic acid test from the 5th to the 7th day after entry.

In addition, since 50% of Argentina’s population has completed the full vaccination period for 14 days, inbound tourists are not required to undergo the above-mentioned tests.

Data map: Buenos Aires, Argentina, a man walks by an empty square

India: Open for international tourists from October 15

  According to the Press Trust of India, the Ministry of the Interior of India has decided to open the entry of international tourists who enter India by charter flights from October 15th, and individual tourists who travel to India will also be able to apply for visas from November 15th.

  It is reported that in order to revitalize the tourism, hotel, and aviation industries, the first 500,000 foreign tourists will obtain visas for free. This will cost about 1 billion rupees (about 88 million yuan).

Cambodia: Shorten the time of entry and quarantine for tourists who have been vaccinated against the new crown vaccine

  In view of the slowdown of the epidemic, the Cambodian government plans to adjust the entry isolation policy in the near future to shorten the entry isolation period for tourists who have been vaccinated against the new crown.

  Among them, the quarantine period for civil servants returning to Cambodia from overseas business trips is reduced to 3 days; for international diplomats and officials of international organizations, the quarantine period is reduced to 3 days; for investors, business persons, and foreign experts with guarantee or invitation, the quarantine period is reduced to 3 The quarantine period for ordinary tourists who have completed the vaccination is reduced to 7 days; for those who have not been vaccinated or who have not completed the vaccination, the quarantine period remains unchanged at 14 days.

Thailand: From November, China and other tourists will be allowed to enter the country without quarantine

  On the evening of October 11, Thailand’s Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Prayut stated that Thailand will open the quarantine-free measures for tourists from November 1. Inbound tourists need to come from countries with low epidemic risk and complete the full dose of vaccination in the country of origin and arrival. Thailand’s airport is subject to RT-PCR testing, and then you can travel to various parts of Thailand normally.

  It is said that the list of low-risk countries will be initially drawn up for at least 10 countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, China, Singapore, etc., and will be discussed in December and January next year to increase the list of low-risk countries.

Data Map: A large shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand reopens its doors to welcome customers

Indonesia: Bali and other tourist destinations are open to 19 countries

  On the evening of the 13th local time, Indonesian Maritime Affairs and Investment Coordination Minister Luhut, who oversees the anti-epidemic work, announced at a video conference that according to the instructions of the Indonesian President, Indonesia has allowed passengers from 19 countries to travel to Bali and Riau starting on the 14th. Islands province tourism.

  The 19 countries are China, India, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Norway, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait.

  Passengers from these 19 countries can only take specific direct flights to enter the country; inbound passengers must complete the second dose of the new crown vaccination for 14 days, and must purchase medical insurance worth not less than US$100,000.

Those who test negative for the new coronavirus only need to be quarantined for 5 days at the time of entry.

  Warm reminder: With the widespread vaccination of the new crown pneumonia vaccine, many countries have recently relaxed their entry policies.

If you really need to travel internationally, please pay attention to policy changes in time, and be prepared in advance, and be sure to take precautions.

  (Source: China Overseas Chinese Network WeChat Official Account; ID: qiaowangzhongguo; Source: China News, Xinhua News Agency, Red Star News, CCTV News, etc.; Author: Ma Xiuxiu)

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