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[UPDATED 21 May 2022] Covid-19 Travel Requirements for Villa Finder’s Asian Destinations

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The pandemic is coming to its end, travel restrictions are one by one being lifted and there is new information at an almost daily basis. This can be confusing, but it is our goal to keep it clear and updated for you. In this article, we constantly update the Covid-19 travel requirements of our destinations in Asia.

Note: as the rules can be complicated depending on your type of travel, in this article we will only focus on restrictions on non-essential travel, ie. travel for tourism purposes. For quick access, simply click on the country you want to travel to.

Indonesia Covid-19 Non-Essential Travel Requirements

Since March 7th, Bali has reopened!
Not for all countries yet, but at the moment travelers from 61 countries can enter quarantine free and with a Visa on Arrival. 

For a list of the eligible countries, please click here.

The below conditions apply: 

  • You need 2 vaccinations minimum 14 days before arrival to Bali.
  • Upon arrival you buy the visa; The price is IDR 500,000 (by Mastercard, Visa or cash in IDR). 
  • The visa on arrival is valid for 30 days and can be extended one time for another 30 days.
  • Return ticket that shows that you will leave Indonesia again.
  • Insurance that covers Covid related costs up to USD 20,000. 
  • You need the Peduli Lindungi App on your phone and complete the e-HAC.

Travelers from countries other than stated above will still need to apply for a Visit Visa B211A. This Visa is valid for 60 days and can be extended up to 4 times (each extension for 30 days).
They need to, just as for the Visa on Arrival, show Proof of a pre-booked 3 nights stay at any accommodation.

Many airlines have now opened their flight routes to Bali and are adding more flights on their website on a daily basis.
Please note that you can also enter Indonesia via Jakarta without quarantine.

(More information here)

As of 21 May 2022, 87.5% of the people in Bali have received the first dose of vaccination. Approximately 79.6% has received 2 doses. (More information here). Booster campaigns are ongoing as well – 36.6% has received their booster.

Last update: 21 May

Mauritius Covid-19 Non-Essential Travel Requirements

Current situation: As of 31 October 2021, 67% of the population is fully vaccinated; 4.2% is partially vaccinated. (More information here)

Mauritius is open for tourism, but per 30 November only for vaccinated tourists. Non vaccinated people can not enter if they come for leisure, only if they have a major reason to visit Mauritius.

If you are fully vaccinated:

  • Present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure
  • PCR test upon arrival
  • PCR test on day 5
  • Health or travel insurance covering COVID-19 related expenses is mandatory

If you are unvaccinated:

  • Major reason to enter, other than leisure/holiday
  • Present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure
  • Quarantine for 14 days at an approved accommodation
  • PCR test on arrival, day 7 and day 14
  • Health or travel insurance covering COVID-19 related expenses is mandatory

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Last update: 2 December

Sri Lanka Covid-19 Non-Essential Travel Requirements

Current situation: As of 2 March 2022, 66% of the population has been fully vaccinated. 13% has only been partially vaccinated. (More information here)

If you decide to travel to Sri Lanka, you will need to provide:

  • COVID-19 local travel insurance cover for US$12 for a policy with US$75,000 coverage for a period of one month
  • A valid tourist visa. The visa needs to be applied online via www.eta.gov.lk
  • Fully vaccinated travelers do not need to show a negative PCR test upon arrival. You should carry the original vaccination certificate / card (and English translation). Note that your airline might require a negative PCR.
  • For not fully-vaccinated travelers: a booking at an approved hotel for up to 7 days with a PCR test on Day 1 and Day 7 and airport transfers have to be arranged by either the respective Certified Safe & Secure L1 hotel or Certified Safe & Secure travel agent.
  • Complete the Health Declaration form

For more detailed information, check out Sri Lanka Covid-19 Travel Requirements [Updated 02/2022]

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Last update: 2 March

Thailand Covid-19 Non-Essential Travel Requirements

Current situation: As of May 1st, all fully vaccinated travelers can enter Thailand without quarantine and without PCR test.

Here are the requirements as of May 1st:

  • Fully vaccinated for more than 14 days before traveling.
  • Unvaccinated travelers can enter if they show a negative PCR result taken maximum 72 hours before arrival.
  • You must have an insurance with Covid-19 coverage up to USD 10,000.
  • Thailand pass. You can subscribe here.

As of 22 May 2022, 74% of the population has been fully vaccinated. 6.2% has only been partially vaccinated. (More information here)

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Last update: 21 May 2022

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