Looking for quarantine-free countries to have a long-lost vacation after borders opening?
No worries, we’ve got your back! Here are the top 3 quarantine-free countries that you can travel to rejuvenate yourself.
By air travel:
All fully vaccinated travellers, as well as children aged 12 and below will be able to enter Singapore with just a pre-departure COVID-19 test within two days before departure to Singapore. Travellers will not be required to serve a stay-home notice or undergo an unsupervised antigen rapid test (ART) after arriving in Singapore.
All travellers will need to provide valid travel documents which are passport and Vehicle Entry Permit. They also need to submit the digital vaccination certificate to the Vaccination Check Portal at https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg. Travellers also need to complete the SG Arrival Card within three days of arriving at the checkpoints.
Sah Wah Dee Khrap, Thai massages and beaches! Here are steps to enter Thailand:
- Apply for a Thai Visa
- Book a flight, hotel and purchase the Covid-19 insurance
- Apply for a Thailand pass
- Obtain Covid-19 test within 72 hours before departure
Travellers are also needed to prepare documents before departure such as:
- T8 Health Form
- Thailand Pass
- A negative test result of the RT-PCR test obtained not more than 72 hours
- Installed ThailandPlus Application
- Valid Thai Visa in your passport
- Passport with at least 6 months validity
- COVID-19 Insurance Certificate
- Confirmed Booked ASQ Hotel or SHA+ Hotel
- Confirmed Travel Itinerary
- Certificate of Vaccination or Proof that you are vaccinated
For more info, click https://www.thaiembassy.com/travel-to-thailand/travel-to-thailand-from-malaysia
3. South Korea
Annyeonghasaeyo, Hanguk! Here are the guidelines to enter South Korea to meet your oppas:
- Travellers have to provide a pre-departure COVID-19 PCR Test taken within 48 hours before departure. Children aged 0 – 5 are not required to take a pre-departure test, but will have to take one within 24 hours upon arriving in South Korea.
- All foreign tourists are required to declare their vaccination history through the Quarantine COVID-19 Defence (Q-Code) System online prior to travel. Once you’ve completed the form, you’ll be assigned a QR code and will have to present it for checking before boarding your flight.
- Foreign visitors from visa-free countries such as Malaysia are required to obtain a K-ETA before entering the Republic of Korea.
- Malaysians can apply for a K-ETA online from 9AM, March 30 2022 onwards – your approved K-ETA will be valid for multiple trips over a period of two years and has an application fee of 10,000 KRW/person (approximately RM35).