Guatemala Allows Vaccinated Travelers Restriction-Free Entry
Guatemala has become the latest country to allow vaccinated tourists to enter without PCR testing or quarantines. The list of nations that have updated entry requirements to recognize vaccinated travelers is still quite small, under 10 countries as of late February 2021, but is slowly starting to grow.
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.
French Polynesia, Caribbean Islands Closing Its Borders to All Tourists
French Polynesia and islands in the French Caribbean have closed their borders as new coronavirus variants surge around the world. French Polynesia, which boasts overwater bungalows and brilliant aqua water over 118 Islands, including Tahiti and Bora Bora, will cut off travel from all countries on Feb. 3, according to Tahiti Tourisme.