The Following Nations Have No Covid-Related Entry Requirements
After two years of COVID-19 restrictions, we’re pleased to announce that many nations have scrapped ALL COVID-19 entry restrictions, with 11 countries dropping travel barriers in just March alone. And, better still, we’re only halfway into the month!
In the following nations, travelers don’t require:
- Proof of vaccination
- Pre-departure testing
- Testing on arrival
- Testing after arrival
If you’re looking for 2019 normality, here’s a roundup of nations that have recently made it very easy to visit:
On March 2, 2022, The Ministry of Health of Bahrain decided to lift all restrictions for both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers visiting the island. Before this announcement, international travelers had to take a PCR test before arrival. However, Bahrain still requires travelers to wear masks indoors.
Top Things to do in Bahrain:
- Visit The Lost Paradise of Dilmun Water Park
- Explore the Al-Fateh Mosque
- Wander around the Bahrain National Museum
On March 1, 2022, Jordan removed all remaining COVID-19 entry restrictions for both vaccinated and unvaccinated tourists. Although Jordan hadn’t closed their international borders in the last two years—unlike many nations—it still had strict entry restrictions, such as PCR testing and quarantine. These restrictions are no longer.
Top Things to do in Jordan:
- Visit The Citadel
- Explore Wadi Rum
- Marvel at Petra
Ireland became the third nation to remove all its COVID-19 entry requirements on March 7, 2022. The primary goal of the Irish government was to make travel easier for Ukrainian refugees. As a result, Ireland ended all entry requirements for vaccinated and unvaccinated tourists. It’s now the perfect destination for tourists.
Top Things to do in Ireland:
- Visit the Jameson Distillery Bow
- Drink at the Irish Whiskey Museum
- Explore The Irish Emigration Museum
Hungary became the 9th country to remove all COVID-19 entry requirements on March 7, 2022. Vaccinated and unvaccinated tourists face zero restrictions at all. Before this, Hungary required travelers to complete passenger locator forms and testing for certain tourists.
Top Things to do in Hungary:
- Visit the hot springs in Budapest
- Walk around The Great Market Hall Budapest
- Visit Lake Balaton
Romania became the 10th country to remove all COVID-19 entry restrictions for vaccinated and unvaccinated tourists on March 10, 2022. The nation required a ‘Green Pass’ to enter the country, but they scrapped that last week.
Top Things to do in Romania:
- Visit Herăstrau Park
- Explore the Brasov Historical Center
- Check out Cheile Turzii
6. Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia became the 11th country worldwide to end all COVID-19 entry restrictions for vaccinated and unvaccinated tourists on March 11, 2022. Prior to this, Saudi Arabia required all travelers to show proof they’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19 and a PCR test result. But, as the nation attempts to grow its tourism industry, they’ve ended all restrictions.
Top Things to do in Saudi Arabia:
- Visit the Kingdom Center Tower
- Go shopping at the Red Sea Mall
- Visit Jeddah
Montenegro became the 12th nation worldwide to end all COVID-19 entry restrictions for vaccinated and unvaccinated tourists on March 11, 2022. Prior to this, travelers had to show proof of vaccination or present a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival.
Top Things to do in Montenegro:
- Explore Lipa Cave
- Visit the Kotor Old Town & Bay of Kotor
- Check out the Budva Riviera
Curaçao became the 13th nation worldwide to end all COVID-19 entry restrictions for vaccinated and unvaccinated tourists on March 11, 2022. The beautiful Caribbean island has also removed most of its internal COVID-19 restrictions—making it a fabulous destination for all travelers.
Top Things to do in Curaçao:
- Visit Playa PortoMari
- Relax on Cas Abao Beach
- Check out Kenepa Beach
England became the 14th nation to remove all COVID-19 restrictions for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers on March 14, 2022. British Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, tweeted: “All remaining Covid travel measures, including the Passenger Locator Form and tests for all arrivals, will be stood down for travel to the UK from 4 am on 18 March.” However, entry restrictions still remain in Scotland and Wales.
Top Things to do in England:
- Explore London
- Visit Stonehenge
- Wander around York
10. The Maldives
The Maldives became the 15th nation worldwide to scrap all COVID-19 entry restrictions for vaccinated and unvaccinated tourists on March 16, 2022. The government declared that the two-year health emergency had been lifted and the mask mandate removed. It’s now a superb place for all tourists in 2022.
Top Things to do in The Maldives:
- Eat fish at the Male Fish Market
- Go scuba diving
- Relax on Cocoa Island
Aruba—a superb destination for American tourists—removed all remaining COVID-19 restrictions on March 16, 2022. The beautiful Caribbean island destination now allows all tourists, regardless of vaccination status, to enter Aruba without COVID-19 restrictions.
Top Things to do in Aruba:
- Visit Renaissance Island
- Check out De Palm Island
- Visit Eagle Beach
As nations lift all restrictions, we’re keeping you up-to-date as soon as it happens, with this constantly updated master list. Although most countries still have restrictions, many nations are now removing them.
Stay tuned for more in the coming days!
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Disclaimer: Current travel rules and restrictions can change without notice. The decision to travel is ultimately your responsibility. Contact your consulate and/or local authorities to confirm your nationality’s entry and/or any changes to travel requirements before traveling. Travel Off Path does not endorse traveling against government advisories