No masks and no quarantine: these 15 countries are now open to Indian travelers
Since March 6, Ireland has removed all Covid restrictions and does not even require a vaccination certificate, a negative RT-PCR test or proof of recovery. The requirement to wear a face mask indoors has been dropped, although it is still compulsory to wear a mask when using public transport.
Norway’s borders are open as just before the start of the pandemic. From February 12, travelers, regardless of their vaccination status, no longer need to self-quarantine or present an RT-PCR certificate, or even wear a mask in the country.
As of December 4, 2021, no country was on the Swiss list of countries with a worrying variant. This means that there are currently no testing or quarantine requirements to enter Switzerland, and also that people entering do not have to complete an entry form (passenger tracing).
Mexico’s restrictions have been reduced to almost zero and the country welcomes international travelers without vaccination certificates or negative RTPCR tests. A simple health questionnaire to be completed at the time of visa issuance is the only entry requirement.
Although the country has been open to international travelers since late 2020, El Salvador had several restrictions, including negative RTPCR test reports, mandatory quarantine and vaccination certificates. All of these requirements were removed recently, allowing visitors to enter the country on a regular tourist or business visa.
Travelers entering this South American nation are no longer required to present a negative COVID-19 test, nor undergo quarantine upon arrival. However, those who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 will not have access to many public spaces and establishments such as bars, restaurants and hotels.
As of February 20, travelers arriving in Bahrain no longer need to take an RTPCR test before departure or upon arrival, regardless of their vaccination status. Visitors must download the “BeAware Bahrain” app before their travel dates and will be required to undergo a medical examination and temperature checks at the airport.