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The Most Recent Changes In Southeast Asia Travelers Need To Know For May

A hugely popular part of the world for both backpackers and luxury holidaymakers alike, Southeast Asia has struggled over the past couple of years as its once-strict entry requirements decimated the levels of tourism that the region had grown accustomed to. Today however, the situation is markedly different from how it was at the start …

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Malaysia Removes All Testing For Vaccinated Travelers

Malaysia has removed all of its Covid-19 testing requirements for fully vaccinated visitors entering the country – from May 1. Other mandatory requirements for travelers – some of which also apply to Malaysian residents – are also being removed from the same date. What Are The Current Entry Requirements For Vaccinated Travelers Entering Malaysia? Since …

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These 3 Asian Countries Ease Entry Requirements Starting Today

From today, 1 April, three popular tourist destinations in Asia – Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand – are easing their entry requirements for international visitors. Starting today (1 April) Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand are making it easier for travelers to enter for tourism purposes. And, the news will certainly be welcomed by those looking to explore …

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Malaysia Reopening Borders For Tourism April 1

Malaysia Finally Reopens After 2 Years Malaysia is reopening its borders for tourism on April 1 for the first time in over two years as the country reaches the endemic stage of COVID-19. Malaysia is one of the few remaining nations worldwide to not reopen its borders for tourism. Many Southeast Asia neighbors—including Thailand and the …

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Southeast Asia Travel Bubble To Launch This Month

A new travel bubble that will facilitate easier travel between three of Southeast Asia’s most popular destinations for backpackers is set to launch later this month. The Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL), which is set to be similar in nature to those that have previously been in effect between Singapore and several other nations, could go …

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Malaysia Reopening Borders For Tourism In March

Malaysia Edges Closer To Fully Reopening Malaysia—one of the last Asian nations that’s yet to reopen its borders—is preparing to reopen its borders in March. Malaysia’s coronavirus recovery panel has recommended a full reopening of its borders as early as March 1 without mandatory quarantine for travelers.  The reopening is part of a plan to …

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Malaysia Reopening Borders For International Tourism By Jan 1

Malaysia’s National Recovery Council announced on Thursday that the country will reopen its borders to international travelers by January 1st at the latest in an effort to revive the economy. According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, travel and tourism accounted for 15% of jobs in Malaysia in 2019. Langkawi Reopening This Month To …

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Malaysia Reopening For International Tourists November 15

Malaysia has become another Southeast Asian nation to reopen its borders to international travelers next month.  The nation closed its borders to all international visitors following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, a rapid vaccination rate and a determination to restart the economy are prompting a November 15 reopening.  The Malaysian government has approved …

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Malaysia Planning To Reopen Borders For Tourism In December

Malaysia, a nation that has completely closed to the world since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, is planning to reopen its borders in December 2021 to international tourists.  The Southeast Asian nation is looking to reopen its borders in December once the adult vaccination rate has reached 90 percent. The Prime Minister said in …

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Malaysia And Indonesia Will Launch New Travel Bubble As Singapore’s Plans Delayed

Travel bubbles have become a buzzword for all who are interested in travel during the pandemic, with their establishment seen as one of the potential solutions to the non-existent levels of tourism at present. Plans for a potential travel bubble between Southeast Asian countries Malaysia and Indonesia have been given the green light, whilst neighboring …

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Malaysia Covid-19 Entry Requirements Travelers Need To Know

Much like many countries around the world at present, entry into Malaysia is highly restricted, with many groups of people simply not allowed to cross the border into the country. Here’s an in-depth look at all the COVID-19 entry requirements for Malaysia that travelers need to know. Countries Allowed To Visit Malaysia Foreigners are not …

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Malaysia Reopening For Tourism – Everything You Need to Know

Malaysia’s borders are still shut for general tourism, but has been allowing certain types of medical tourists in since July, and now since September, certain long-term pass holders.  Malaysia is still under a government ordered MCO (Movement Control Order) since March which restricts all tourism in the country, including any visitors wanting to gain entry. …

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