After years of the COVID-19 pandemic throwing international travel into turmoil, Samoa’s beautiful shorelines have once again welcomed international travellers on the first direct flights from American Samoa, Fiji, Australia and New Zealand.
New Zealand will fully reopen its international borders from July 31, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Wednesday.
The Samoan Government has announced it will be reopening its border to international travelers from August/September later this year.
Malaysia will reopen its border to international visitors from April 1, allowing travelers who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to enter the country without quarantine, Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob said on March 8.
After nearly a two-year hiatus, Australia on Monday reopened its international borders for the fully vaccinated tourists and visa holders.
Australia on Monday announced the reopening of its borders to all vaccinated tourists and business travelers from February 21.
Indonesia will reopen Bali to all foreign visitors starting Feb. 4, this time requiring a shorter quarantine period as the country seeks to revive tourism and sustain economic recovery.
Singapore will extend Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTLs) to six more countries next month. From December 14, travellers from Thailand may enter Singapore under the quarantine-free VTL. Travellers from Cambodia, Fiji, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Turkey can
India on Monday, Nov. 15 has begun allowing fully vaccinated foreign tourists to enter the country on regular flights.
Following the announcement of Malaysia – Singapore border reopening, Malaysia’s National Recovery Council proposed reopening borders to foreign travelers by January 1, 2022.
Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Israeli health officials announced a plan to welcome fully vaccinated tourists to enter the country starting November 1, 2021.
Fully vaccinated international travelers can enter the United States from November 8, according to the White House.
The United States will lift restrictions at its land borders with Canada and Mexico for fully vaccinated travelers.