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Oman Reopening To Vaccinated Travelers From September 1st

As the Middle East vaccinates more of its population, various countries are reopening to international tourists. Oman will officially reopen to vaccinated international tourists in September.  From September 1st, Oman will reopen its land, air borders, and sea borders. Dr. Saif Al Abri, the Director of General Disease Control at the Ministry of Health announced …

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U.A.E Resumes Tourist Visas For Vaccinated Travelers

The United Arab Emirates will reopen its tourist visas on August 30th from all countries after 18 months of changing restrictions.  The decision will open up tourist visas from countries that the UAE previously banned. However, visitors from those countries will still need to take a negative PCR test. The United Arab Emirates previously banned …

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Oman Reopening For Tourism: Everything You Need To Know

Oman is officially reopening borders for tourism on December 10, 2020 allowing travelers from 103 countries to enter without a visa for a period of 10 days. Countries now permitted to visit for tourism include Canada, the USA, the UK, most of the EU and many more (full list below) After being closed for almost …

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Dubai: All Covid-19 Entry Requirements For Tourists

Dubai was one of the first cities in the world to fully reopen for tourism. Starting in early July, the UAE reopened borders to all nations, making Dubai one of the most accessible destinations during the pandemic.  Yes, Dubai is a city within the United Arab Emirates, but since our readers have been asking specifically …

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Turkey Goes Into Partial Lockdown – What It Means For Travelers

Turkey is seeing a number of new lockdown rules, curfews and other regulations as the nation deals with a second wave of cases throughout the country. While Turkey’s rules are not as heavy-handed as some in the area, like Greece for example that requires a text message to be sent to authorities before leaving the …

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The Middle East Reopening for Tourism: List of Countries Now Open

The Middle East, a region that usually sees more than 50 million tourists a year, has just started to reopen its borders once again.  While some countries in the Middle East are still very much locked down due to worries with the virus, there are a few that have started accepting international tourists, with a …

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Jordan Reopening for Tourism – Everything you need to know

This article is now out of date. Jordan has announced a new reopening date and entry requirements.  Please read the latest news on Jordan reopening for tourism here.  Jordan is aiming to reopen its borders on August 4, 2020 for tourism, following a press statement from Khaled Saif, Jordan’s Minister of Transportation. The original article …

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Lebanon Has Reopened For Tourism – Everything You Need To Know

On July 1, 2020 Beirut’s Rafic Hariri international airport re-opened and Lebanon once again started accepting foreign travelers. Throughout the summer, flights coming into BEY airport were very restricted, only allowing around 10% of normal traffic flow, or just over 2000 passengers per day. Temporary Restrictions and/or Important News for Lebanon Starting April 12, 2021 …

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Cyprus Reopening To Tourists – Everything You Need To Know

Cyprus has reopened for tourism and starting accepting visitors from a list of countries in June. Here is everything you need to know before booking your trip, including which countries can go and all entry requirements. Cyprus is so keen to get its tourism industry back on track, officials are offering to cover the costs …

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Turkey Has Officially Reopened For Tourism

Turkey has officially reopened its borders to all tourists under normal travel regulations. Major update: June 29th Turkey has reopened for tourism and is accepting all nations to visit. The embassy for the United Kingdom in Turkey stated: “All passengers, of all nationalities, who meet Turkish immigration rules are permitted entry to Turkey from 12 …

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Egypt Reopening Borders For Tourism July 1

Egypt has announced it will reopen its borders for tourism to seaside resorts starting on July 1st. The cabinet has indicated international flights will be allowed to enter the country from July 1, while foreign tourists will be permitted at the resorts least affected by Covid-19. *This article was originally published June 27, 2020 and …

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Dubai Reopening For Tourism on July 7 – All Countries Welcome

Dubai, UAE officially reopened its borders for international tourism on July 7, 2020 – allowing travellers from all normally permitted countries to visit. This article will show you which flights have resumed to the city, what hotels are reopening, and any rules that travelers need to follow before and during their visit to Dubai. Dubai …

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