Greece, Croatia and Slovenia are the European Union countries that waived the requirement to present a negative coronavirus test result upon entering fully vaccinated tourists.
Poles without a test and quarantine can also fly to Albania. When you go to Italy, you still have to go into quarantine.
Polish residents traveling to most European countries still have to be mindful of the necessity to present a negative coronavirus test result and / or undergo mandatory quarantine. Some countries, such as the Czech Republic or Hungary, can only be entered in justified cases, which are not included in the travel for tourism purposes.
Restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic remain in effect in many countries. At the European Union level, work is underway to introduce the so-called digital green certificate, which would allow for the mutual recognition in the European Union of Covid-19 vaccination certificates, test results and disease history certificates. As stated in the paper or digital document, it is not intended to be a requirement for travel, it is only for him Facilitating safe and free movement within the European Union.
According to the local government announcement, Greece will be ready to receive foreign tourists in mid-May. Indeed, people who have completed the full course of vaccination against Covid-19 (which means taking the required number of doses, with the last injection required at least two weeks before the trip), can enter this country without being tested or isolated. . This applies to travelers, among other things from the European Union. Unvaccinated persons must submit a negative PCR test no later than 72 hours prior to arrival. The country is still subject to serious restrictions, it is forbidden to move freely between its regions, and restaurants sell only to be taken away.
When traveling to Croatia, residents of most European Union countries must have a negative PCR test or some antigen test result with them, at least 48 hours in advance. The test may also be taken upon arrival. People who have undergone a complete vaccination or contracted an infection are exempt from this obligation, which must also be confirmed by an appropriate testimony. The Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has warned against traveling to Croatia due to the dangerous epidemiological situation in that country. It was noted that the number of infections per capita was among the highest in the European Union and epidemic rates continued to rise. In restaurants and bars, customers are served only in the gardens, who are not allowed to sell alcohol from 22 to 6 in the morning. Some regions, including those around Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Zadar and Split, have imposed additional restrictions.
Poles bound for Spain must present a negative PCR test result within 72 hours. Before your arrival and complete the online form. The same rules apply to travel to Portugal, Bulgaria, and Malta. And the latter country announced that vaccinated people would soon be fully exempt from this requirement.
Before boarding a plane in Cyprus, you also need to prove a negative result for a PCR test that was taken no later than 72 hours. before traveling. The test must be repeated upon arrival on the island. Residents of Israel who have been vaccinated can travel to Cyprus without these restrictions, and there are plans to introduce such facilities as well for vacationers from the UK and the European Union.
Polish tourists coming to Italy must show a negative result for antigen or polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test. In addition, by April 30, all people entering this country from the Schengen area must undergo a mandatory five-day quarantine and end with another test.
Travelers traveling from Poland to Montenegro must present a negative PCR test result 48 hours in advance or a confirmation of completing the full vaccination course upon entry. The test taken in the last two days also allows you to cross the border with Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Poles who travel to Slovenia are usually quarantined for 10 days. However, a negative PCR test result may be exempt from it, if no more than 48 hours have passed from the time the smear was taken to the border crossing, the certificate of passing Covid-19 or the complete vaccination against the disease.
Albania is one of the few countries in the world that Polish residents can enter without having to present test results or go through quarantine. It is similar when traveling to North Macedonia, and from non-European countries – Mexico, Tanzania, Dominican Republic and Costa Rica. However, the State Department warns that tourists may undergo random health checks, and that the epidemic in Tanzania (and Zanzibar, which is part of that country) and Mexico is dangerous.
Poles going to Turkey must show a negative result of a survey conducted within 72 hours before arriving in this country. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Monday that he would impose a complete lockdown across the country. It will run from Thursday to May 17th. You will not be allowed to travel freely between cities, there is already a curfew in the country, and restaurants only operate in parks. This does not apply to buildings in hotels where service can be provided to guests who live there, subject to health restrictions.
Tourists heading to Tunisia and Egypt must also take into account the necessity to present a negative test result 72 hours ago. When traveling to one of the most popular resorts in the latter country (Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh or Marsa Alam), you can also do a check-up upon arrival at the airport.
The Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs continues to demand to avoid unnecessary travel abroad.
People who come to Poland from abroad by public transport are required to undergo a 10-day quarantine. This obligation applies to both EU and non-European travelers; Also Polish citizens. Exemptions from quarantine include the following: People who have contracted the Coronavirus infection or received full vaccination against COVID-19. In the event that he returns from the Schengen area from quarantine, he also issues a negative result for an antigen test or PCR that is performed within 48 hours prior to arrival. Travelers from outside the Schengen area can avoid quarantine by undergoing an examination upon entering Poland.
All detailed and updated information on travel around Europe is available on the European Union website www.reopen.europa.eu/pl, as well as on the website of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs at www.gov.pl/web / dyplomacja / informacje-dla-podrozujacych.
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