Costa Rica Removes Negative COVID-19 PCR Test Requirement
Starting on Monday, Oct. 26 Costa Rica will no longer require incoming travelers submit a negative RT-PCR test. The move comes as Costa Rica is preparing to open to all 50 U.S. states on November 1. “As of October 26, all local and foreign passengers who entered Costa Rica by air must not present a RT-CPCR diagnostic test with a negative result,” the Costa Rica Tourist Board said in
Germany Will Allow Vaccinated Travelers to Skip Quarantine and Testing
The German government plans to allow visitors who have been vaccinated against or recovered from COVID-19 to skip mandatory testing and quarantines. It also will permit travelers who test negative for COVID-19 to leave quarantine early. German lawmakers approved the changes on Wednesday, the Associated Press reported, noting that the relaxed restrictions won't apply to travelers from countries where variants of concern are clustered.
Malaysia Airlines Begins To Reinstate International Flights
Beginning July, Malaysia Airlines will increase international connectivity, as other nations start reopening borders. The flag carrier will resume flights to destinations in Asia, Australia, and Europe. Following the state’s announcement on June 7th to relax interstate travel, the airline will also resume domestic flights this month.