Vaccinated Travelers Looking for a Beach Getaway Can Head to Phuket in July
The popular Thai island of Phuket will start welcoming vaccinated travelers in July, according to reports, months earlier than initially expected. Travelers who have been fully vaccinated will not have to undergo a quarantine to visit the beach destination after the country's coronavirus task force on Friday gave them the all-clear to start welcoming tourists this summer, Reuters reported Friday. By then, the island plans to have inoculated 70% of its residents.
Seychelles To Officially Reopen For All Travelers
Seychelles’ Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Sylvestre Radegonde, announced on March 4, 2021 that the island destination will reopen to visitors from all countries except South Africa beginning March 25, 2021. The announcement follows a Tourism Task Force Committee meeting. Visitors will only be required to present a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to departure. Vaccination status is not required.
The Caribbean Island of Bonaire Is Now Open for Tourism
The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has reopened its borders for tourism from its key source markets of the United States and Canada, the Tourism Corporation Bonaire said this week. Crucially, all United States and Canadian visitors must first fly to Curaçao as the island is maintaining a ban on direct flights from the US to Bonaire through mid-November.