Ease of COVID-19 entry requirements for popular tourist destinations
MINNEAPOLIS, March 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Travel is back! After two long years, it finally looks like the COVID-19 pandemic is starting to recede. Americans are now beginning to plan their “revenge Travel.” The experts of Travel insurance therea travel insurance comparison website, reviews popular tourist destinations that are beginning to relax their entry requirements for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers.
Destinations for the vaccinated Travelers
As more and more countries drop a negative COVID-19 test for entry, proof that you have been fully vaccinated is still required to enter a good number of countries.
European countries continue to lower entry requirements for vaccinated travellers. Italy Just announced that mask mandates and green pass requirements in indoor settings will be lifted on May, the 1stwhile Spain says they will lift their COVID-19 restrictions and mask mandate shortly after Easter (4/17).
the Caribbean has seen a huge increase in tourism over the past year, compared to other popular tourist destinations in previous years.
“We have seen a dramatic increase in quotes for trips to Caribbean countries like the US Virgin Islands and French Polynesia,” said Terry Boyton, co-founder and president of Yonder. “Compared to quote data from early 2020 and 2021, there are now 20 times more quotes in progress for these destinations so far in 2022.”
Destinations for unvaccinated travelers
There are still a limited number of countries that will allow unvaccinated travelers to enter without a negative COVID-19 test within 2-3 days of departure, but the list is growing. Departure April 1st, Costa Rica will drop almost all of their fairly intense entry requirements, including providing proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. Other notable tourist destinations that no longer have entry requirements for unvaccinated travelers are Iceland, Mexico and the Dominican Republic.
Travel insurance coverage specific to COVID-19
A negative COVID-19 test is still required for re-entry into United States, travel insurance is still more important than ever! Whether it’s medical or quarantine costs related to COVID-19, travel insurance can help reimburse you for those unforeseen expenses if you test positive during your trip. Run a instant travel insurance quote to compare the best policy options available for your trip.
Beckah MorrisDirector of Operations & Marketing
SOURCE Yonder Travel Insurance