Latest Travel Update for Saudi Arabia, Mauritius, UK and Ireland

Attention, flyers!

In an exciting piece of news today, Saudi Arabia, Mauritius, UK and Ireland have eased their COVID-19 restrictions.

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Here are the details:

Saudi Arabia

All passengers – whether fully-vaccinated, partially-vaccinated or unvaccinated – are now allowed to travel to Saudi Arabia.
The authorities have removed the requirement of carrying a pre-departure RT-PCR/Antigen report. Also, the travellers will be exempted from a post-arrival quarantine. 

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Passengers travelling to Mauritius no longer need to present a negative PCR report to enter the country. However, the additional guidelines continue to apply to travellers.

This new rule came into effect on 12th March. 

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United Kingdom

Starting 4 AM on 18th March 2022, the UK will be removing all its remaining COVID-19 restrictions.

This includes the Passenger Locator Form (PLF) for arrivals in the UK as well as tests for people who don’t qualify as vaccinated. Consequently, this removes the need for unvaccinated passengers to take a pre-departure test and a post-arrival test on Day 2. 

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As of 6th March 2022, travellers to Ireland don’t need to carry proof of vaccination, proof of recovery or a negative PCR test report on arrival.

All passengers are exempted from post-arrival testing and quarantine requirements. They also don’t need to complete a Passenger Locator Form. 

Travellers who develop COVID-19 symptoms in Ireland must follow the Health Service Executive (HSE) guidance in relation to isolation and taking an antigen or PCR test, as appropriate.

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To know the detailed travel rules for various countries, refer to our COVID guidelines tracker. Happy travelling! 😀

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