Vietnam Planning Travel Corridors

Earlier this week the first domestic Malaysian tourists arrived in Langkawi as it started to reopen for travel. Now Vietnam is planning similar domestic travel arrangements. Main picture Vietnam countryside credit Kiril Borev on Unsplash The plan is being prepared by the Airports Corporation of Vietnam and is designed to restart domestic tourism in theContinue reading “Vietnam Planning Travel Corridors”

Singapore Travel Bubbles Delayed

Singapore has been working throughout the pandemic to put into place Travel Corridors or Travel Bubbles with countries and territories with low numbers of Covid-19. Main picture Singapore credit Zhu Hongzhi on Unsplash Unfortunately the plans have been continually delayed due further outbreaks of the virus both in Singapore and in partner countries. Today weContinue reading “Singapore Travel Bubbles Delayed”

Vietnam And Singapore Look At Travel Bubble

Vietnam and Singapore are discussing relaxation of travel restrictions between the two countries for business trips and leisure trips to selected areas. Main picture Hue, Vietnam credit dronepicr on flickr The plans are dependent on the inoculation programme in Vietnam, at the moment just 2% have been vaccination. While they wait for progress in VietnamContinue reading “Vietnam And Singapore Look At Travel Bubble”

Indonesia Looking At Travel Corridor

Bintan, Indonesia credit Anil Nallamotu on Unsplash The Indonesian Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, Sandiaga Uno has announced that the Indonesian government is planning travel corridors with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. The plans emerge the week after news that the country is planning to open for foreign tourists in Bali, Bintan andContinue reading “Indonesia Looking At Travel Corridor”

Singapore Travel Corridors From Second Half of 2021

Picture Singapore credit Julien De Salaberry on Unsplash Despite being one of the first countries to look at travel corridors and bubbles, all has been relatively quiet from Singapore recently. There is now hope that more open travel corridors may start from later in the year. Ong Ye Kung, Singapore Transport Minister has said todayContinue reading “Singapore Travel Corridors From Second Half of 2021”

Travel Bubbles, Travel Corridors and Green Lanes Explained

We are starting to have to get used to a whole new range of travel terms which can make the prospect of travel even more confusing. These get even more complicated as there is no agreement over the terms used, so different countries will use different terms for the same thing. The reality is thatContinue reading “Travel Bubbles, Travel Corridors and Green Lanes Explained”

UK Adds Countries to Travel Corridor List

On Thursday 12th November the UK Government announced additional countries being added to the travel corridor list, and it included Southeast Asia countries. The Travel Corridor means that anyone returning from that country would not be required to self-isolate on entering the UK. It is not a two-way agreement however. From 4am, UK time, onContinue reading “UK Adds Countries to Travel Corridor List”

Thailand Visa Information

Updated 9th December 2020. Thailand has now started to open up to foreign visitors including tourists. Visas currently available include: Tourist Visa – short-stay tourists up to 60 days with an extension available for a further 45 days Special Tourist Visa – long stay tourists for an initial 90 days, with extensions up to 270Continue reading “Thailand Visa Information”

Travel from Europe to Singapore to Open

Singapore and Germany announced on 23rd October that a Reciprocal Green Lane (RGL) scheme had been agreed between the two countries. The RGL will enable essential travel for business or official purposes, via direct flights between both countries. The start date and details of the scheme have not yet been announced. Singapore already has RGLContinue reading “Travel from Europe to Singapore to Open”

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