Are you tired of your daily routine? Do you want to escape the 9 to 5 grind and travel ASAP? If your answer is yes to both the questions then we have something in store for you! 😀
For a perfect last-minute trip, here are 12 Indian states that you can fly to without an RT-PCR report.
- Andaman and Nicobar Islands
- Himachal Pradesh
- West Bengal
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Kindly note: Travel guidelines are dynamic and subject to change on short notice. This is only a quick overview—for detailed information, please visit our COVID-19 travel guidelines tracker.
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Great news coming from one of the most exotic destinations of India. Passengers who are fully vaccinated (received both doses and completed 15 days after receiving second dose) shall be exempted from pre-departure RT-PCR requirements and on arrival test procedures.
Colourful Assamese culture is waiting for you! All fully vaccinated (two doses) travellers entering the state will be exempted from mandatory testing on arrival at the airport.
However, a self-paid RT-PCR will be done if the traveller is symptomatic and not fully vaccinated. This applies to symptomatic vaccinated passengers as well.
Travel with ease! Passengers who are fully vaccinated (two doses) are exempted from the pre-departure COVID-19 test report if they show a valid vaccination certificate to the authorities.
However, passengers without a vaccination certificate must carry a COVID-19 RT-PCR negative test report, conducted not earlier than 96 hours of arrival into the state. Travellers without a valid RT-PCR report will undergo COVID-19 testing on arrival.
Great time to explore the ‘official party capital of India’! Fully vaccinated (two doses) travellers can show a valid certificate for entry. However, 15 days should have passed after receiving the second dose and he/she should be asymptomatic.
However, for unvaccinated travellers, a COVID negative report (RT-PCR/TrueNat/CBNAAT/RAT or any other test approved by the ICMR), conducted within 72 hours is mandatory.
Please note: For all the passengers arriving from Kerala, a negative RT-PCR report is mandatory. Students and employees coming from Kerala will undergo 5 days of institutional quarantine. Travellers other than students/employees will undergo 5 days of home quarantine.
The mountains are calling! Tourists arriving in Himachal Pradesh can present a vaccination certificate (double dose) or a RAT negative test not older than 24 hours. Alternatively, travellers can also carry a COVID-19 RT-PCR negative test report issued not earlier than 72 hours.
Plan a trip to ‘God’s Own Country’ as Kerala has removed the need for an RT-PCR negative test report for fully vaccinated travellers.
Time for some fun, food and Bollywood! Passengers arriving in Maharashtra no longer need to carry an RT-PCR negative test report, if they can show a proof of complete vaccination (two doses) before boarding. The second shot must have been taken at least 15 days prior to arrival.
For unvaccinated/partially vaccinated travellers, a COVID-19 RT-PCR negative test report conducted within 72 hours before arrival in the state is compulsory.
Plan a vacation to Manipur and explore the scenic landscapes, natural beauty and mouth watering cuisines. All passengers entering the state must carry a COVID-19 RT-PCR/TrueNat/CBNAAT negative test report taken within 72 hours of arrival in the state. A RAT (Rapid Antigen Test) report is also accepted. Alternatively, one can present their full vaccination certificate (two doses), and 15 days should have passed after receiving the second dose.
Dil Bole Hadippa! Travellers entering the state can either present a full vaccination certificate (two doses) or carry an RT-PCR negative test report. The test should be taken within 72 hours of the journey.
A sudden trip to Tripura is now possible! Fully vaccinated (double dose) passengers will be exempted from carrying an RT-PCR test report. However, 14 days should have passed after receiving the second dose.
Unvaccinated travellers entering the state must carry a COVID-19 RT-PCR/CBNAAT negative test report, conducted 72 hours prior to the journey. Travellers without the report will undergo a test on arrival into the state.
Your next vacation can be in the mountains of Uttarakhand, as fully vaccinated travellers will be allowed entry by showing a valid vaccination certificate instead of the COVID-19 negative test report. However, travellers should take the second dose at least 15 days before arrival into the state.
For unvaccinated travellers, a COVID-19 negative test report (RT-PCR/TrueNAT/CBNAAT/RAT) is compulsory. The test should be conducted 72 hours prior to arrival into the state.
Now you can have fun in Kolkata during Durga Puja as fully vaccinated travellers will be allowed entry by showing a valid vaccination certificate (two doses) instead of the COVID-19 negative test report. For unvaccinated travellers, an RT-PCR negative test report not older than 72 hours on arrival is mandatory.
However, passengers arriving from Pune, Mumbai, and Chennai must carry an RT-PCR negative report with the test conducted within 72 hours of flight departure. This is irrespective of their vaccination status.
Please note: All state COVID-19 travel policies are subject to change. We advise our passengers to check with their airlines one last time before making their flight bookings.
Don’t forget to tell us about your vacation! Till we meet again, happy travels 🙂