International travellers can take a sigh of relief as with improvement in the COVID-19 situation, several countries across the world have opened their doors for Indians.
You know what this means? A number of direct flights, air bubbles and reopening of borders, resulting in more opportunities for travellers to plan a trip!
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Have a look at the latest updates here:
> The India – Russia air bubble is expanding starting from October 5, 2021. Flights between Moscow and Delhi will increase to four times a week. New flights will commence between Moscow – Goa and St. Petersburg – Delhi.
See the tweet here:
🛫 Following the meeting of Russian anti-#COVID19 crisis center, it was decided to resume starting from October 5, flights on routes Moscow/St.Petersburg – Goa, St.Petersburg – New Delhi and to increase number of flights Moscow – New Delhi to 4 per week ➡️ https://t.co/6Jiry92RrC pic.twitter.com/6aKkzfe561
— Russia in India 🇷🇺 (@RusEmbIndia) September 23, 2021
Important: Don’t forget to check your destinations’ complete COVID-19 Travel Policies before booking your trip.
> Canada is preparing to allow direct flights from India from September 27 and is currently testing out new protocols.
According to the Transport Canada Department, passengers boarding a flight from New Delhi must have a negative COVID-19 certificate from the approved Genestrings Laboratory at the Delhi Airport, taken within 18 hours of the scheduled departure of their direct flight to Canada.
After the resumption of direct flights, eligible travellers from India who travel via an indirect route will continue to be required to obtain a valid negative COVID-19 molecular test within 72 hours of departure from a third country – other than India – before continuing their journey to Canada.
> Germany has removed India from its list of high-risk regions. According to media reports, the countries on this list have been selected on the basis of the COVID-19 spread in the respective territories. This means that travellers from India will no longer have to quarantine upon arrival. Earlier, the same was mandatory for 10 days. All travellers need a proof of recovery certificate, a vaccination certificate or a negative COVID test report.
> Indians can now enjoy adventures in Kenya as the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) has announced that the country is ready to welcome travellers from India. According to the KCAA, India to Kenya flights are now ready to resume. Travellers carrying a negative COVID-19 test report not older than 96 hours before travel can enter into Kenya. Furthermore, travellers from India will not have to be quarantined.
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