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Travelban, new rules and unexpected flying restrictions:

Latest country restrictions:

Total doses
given
4.6M
People fully
vaccinated
2.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
30.58%
Movement Restrictions:
17/03/20: Entry ban for individuals other than citizens from countries in the European Union; European Economic Area; and the United Kingdom; long-term residents and people with long-term visa or residence permits; family members of EU and EEA citizens; medical personnel; and people responsible for the transport of goods for 30 days. ; 20.03.2020 Temporary ban for entry into the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria for all citizens of third countries via all points of entry and come with any type of transport means; including air; marine; rail; and road. The ban on entry of people coming from EU and...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
-
People fully
vaccinated
6.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
62.27%
Movement Restrictions:
Budapest Airport announced that Liszt Ferenc International Airport would not receive flights from Milan; Bergamo; or Treviso from today onwards.; 17/02/2020: Hungary closes all its borders.; 17/03/20: Entry ban for individuals other than citizens from countries in the European Union; European Economic Area; and United Kingdom; long-term residents and people with long-term visa or residence permits; family members of EU and EEA citizens; medical personnel and people responsible for transport of goods.;4/05/2020: A Hungarian citizen coming to Hungary from the Czech Republic; Poland; Germany; Austria; Slovakia and South Korea; who has returned home is not obliged to go into home...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
95.8M
People fully
vaccinated
40.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
85.49%
Movement Restrictions:
Direct flights from Italy to Spain are banned; 16/03/2020: land border controls. Only Spanish citizens; residents in Spain; cross-border workers and those that can provide documentary evidence; causes of force majeure or an imperative need are allowed into Spain by land borders; 27/06/2020: Prohibition of entry into Spanish ports of cruise-type passenger ships that make international trips and navigate through the waters of the territorial sea in order to enter Spanish ports open to international navigation; 01/07/2020: temporary restriction on non-essential trips from third countries to the EU and other Schengen associated countries; 29/01/2021: temporary control on the internal land...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
1.8M
People fully
vaccinated
645.7K
% Fully
vaccinated
72.07%
Movement Restrictions:
All flights; excluding those carrying cargo; to Larnaka and Pafos airports are prohibited. Travel ban for all non cypriots or non-EU citizens with a work permit in Cyprus.; 17/03/20: Entry ban for individuals other than citizens from countries in the European Union; European Economic Area; and United Kingdom; long-term residents and people with long-term visa or residence permits; family members of EU and EEA citizens; medical personnel and people responsible for transport of goods.; 1/03/2022: The European Union recommends that its member nations remove any non-essential travel bans for vaccinated tourists arriving from third countries starting March 1; 2022.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
3M
People fully
vaccinated
-
% Fully
vaccinated
-
Movement Restrictions:
Ban of flights from China; South Korea; and Iran; 17/03/2020: Government bans international air transport carried out in the EU; for international air transport from or to non-Member States of the EU; 09/04/2020: travel ban extended to 27 April 2020; 14/05/2020: Borders will be gradually reopened on the basis of agreements with individual countries. However; countries such as the United States remain on the general ban list of the EU which is still in place; 08/06/2020: new decree; permiting entry for the nationals of 17 countries considered as epidemiologically safe; 05/07/2020: The country has a traffic light system of green;...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
11.1M
People fully
vaccinated
4.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
80.74%
Movement Restrictions:
48 hour ban on flights to Ireland from Great Britain and South Africa; 22/12/2021: extension of ban on flights and passenger ferry journeys from Great Britain until at least 31 December 2021; 08/01/2022: lifting of travel ban.
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Total doses
given
2.9M
People fully
vaccinated
1.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
70.57%
Movement Restrictions:
11/02/21: persons from the European Union and European Economic Area countries; the Swiss Confederation; and the United Kingdom will be able to enter Latvia by international passenger transport or private vehicle only in cases of urgent need: work; training; studies; family reunification; receiving medical services; transit; escorting minors; return to habitual residence; funeral. From 11 February to 25 February; there will be no international passenger services from the United Kingdom; Ireland; and Portugal; countries where the new SARS-CoV-2 mutation has spread and the incidence of Covid-19 has risen sharply. ; 26/2/2021 The entry ban for non-essential travel has been extended...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Movement Restrictions:
Non-essential trips into Belgium are prohibited. Only essential travel is allowed during this period; 05/03/2021: The Consultation Committee decides to maintain the ban on travel for recreational/tourist purposes to and from Belgium; 24/03/2021: Non-essential travel remains prohibited during the Easter holidays; 19/04/2021: lifting of the travel ban.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
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Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
189.7M
People fully
vaccinated
63.5M
% Fully
vaccinated
76.18%
Movement Restrictions:
Germany has largely closed its borders to Czechia or Tirol (Austria) and implemented a transport ban for people travelling from virus variant areas to Germany by cross-border rail; bus; ship and air traffic. The border closures; which include border checks; have been preliminarily extended until 17 March.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
2.9M
People fully
vaccinated
1.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
70.57%
Movement Restrictions:
As of Friday; May 15; the land borders between Latvia; Lithuania; and Estonia are open to individuals with no symptoms of respiratory problems and who have not traveled outside of the Baltic region in the past 14 days. Individuals traveling to and from Latvia; Lithuania; and Estonia who meet these requirements will not be subjected to the 14-day quarantine. ; 10/06/2020 It is allowed to enter Latvia from the European Union; the European Economic Area; and Switzerland; except for the countries with a high number of Covid-19 cases indicated on the SPCK website - Upon arrival in Latvia from foreign...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
57.7M
People fully
vaccinated
22.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
56.71%
Movement Restrictions:
Direct flights from 44 countries including Spain; Israel; and Romania are banned. ; 30/09/2020: A list of 29 non-EU countries covered by the ban published in force. ; 9/10/2020 Updated ban list. The list is periodically modified by the Regulation of the Council of Ministers. ; 11/11/2020: only 10 countries were on the list (this includes BA; ME; MK; GE; AR; LI; JO; Argentina; Costa Rica; and USA). ; As from 9/12 9 countries on the list (this includes BA; ME; MK; GE; AR; KV; JO; RS; USA - apart of NY and IL). ; As from 5/01/2021 only UK...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
5.3M
People fully
vaccinated
2.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
55.83%
Movement Restrictions:
Closed borders.; 9/5/2020 Croatian citizens are allowed to enter country.; 28/5/2020 Czech; Hungary; Austria; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Poland; Slovenia; Slovakia; Germany are exempted from the ban of entering the borders.; 15/6/2020 the borders to Slovenia opened again. 09/07/2020: decision no longer applies to the citizens of the EU or Member States of the Schengen Area and Schengen associated countries; as well as their family members; and third-country nationals who are long-term residents. ; 15/10/2020 the borders to BiH were opened.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
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Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Movement Restrictions:
Belgium reopens its borders to and from the EU; including the UK; and the four other Schengen countries (Switzerland; Liechtenstein; Iceland; Norway); 25/09/2020: a ban on travel to countries or regions with high infection rates; or 'Red Zones'; is replaced by strong discouragement not to travel to these areas. Travellers returning from orange zones are no longer tested.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
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Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
36.1M
People fully
vaccinated
12M
% Fully
vaccinated
68.08%
Movement Restrictions:
17/03/20: Entry ban for individuals other than citizens from countries in the European Union; European Economic Area; and United Kingdom; long-term residents and people with long-term visa or residence permits; family members of EU and EEA citizens; medical personnel and people responsible for transport of goods.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
11.1M
People fully
vaccinated
4.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
80.74%
Movement Restrictions:
Visa-free travel from South Africa and South America banned and no visas being issued; 04/05/2021: restriction still in force; 17/06/2021: lifting of restriction.
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