Where to travel in summer? What countries reopened the borders? These are the most popular questions among the travelers. Are you ready to start planning your vacation trip? Things are pretty much back to normal. Many countries have started to open their borders after months of restrictions caused by Coronavirus. People have started thinking about how to get away for a break abroad – and how far it will be possible to go.
Each country sets its own rules and its own timetable for recovering tourism. On July 1, the EU announced reopening its external border to 15 countries outside of the bloc. It includes: Algeria, Australia, Canada, China (provided it agrees to lift restrictions too), Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay.
If you keen to start planning your travel to this year, here’s a guide to the top destinations making plans to reopen:
The country’s hotels reopened on June 1 The international air travel restarted on June 9 and on June 20 for another list of countries. From June 9 they will authorize incoming flights from Greece, Malta, Bulgaria, Norway, Austria, Finland, Slovenia, Hungary, Israel, Denmark, Germany, Slovakia and Lithuania. From June 20, Cyprus will allow incoming flights from Switzerland, Poland, Romania, Croatia, Estonia and the Czech Republic.
Considers a gradual resumption of international flights in the first half of July.
FranceAll travelers who enter France will have a 14-day quarantine (with the exception of EU citizens) France’s most visited museum, the Louvre, will reopen on July 6. Paris was changed from a “red zone” to a “green zone” in mid-June and the city has now reopened.
Eager to recover the tourism, the country’s government planned to reopen the international flights on July 1, but this has been pushed back until July 31 due to a “rapid increase in the number of new coronavirus cases in the partner and neighboring countries.”
On June 15 they lifted travel restrictions for travelers from 26 EU member states, as well as the UK, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. The Austria/Germany land border has also reopened. Travel between Austria and Germany is possible from June 15. And restrictions around the country are being relaxed. Visitors from Australia and Canada will also be able to enter soon.