10 Countries You Can Now Travel To With Sinopharm Vaccination

by Shrestha Purkayastha
10 Countries You Can Now Travel To With Sinopharm Vaccination

It might be difficult to keep track of what travellers need to travel to particular areas with vaccine passports and new Covid-19 travel restrictions in airports and countries around the world. The restriction on which Covid-19 vaccine you need before you depart is a huge deterrent for folks who want to fly.

This has been especially prominent in the UAE, where Sinopharm was widely utilised. This vaccine is not accepted in many countries. The UK, on the other hand, stated this week that the Sinopharm vaccine will be approved beginning November 22. It could be a harbinger of things to come. The following are ten countries that those who have received the Sinopharm vaccine can visit:

1. The UK

The UK will finally recognise Sinopharm as one of its approved vaccinations for quarantine-free travel starting November 22. Sinovac and Covaxin have also been included to the list of already recognised vaccinations for travellers from 135 countries. However, this is only relevant in England at the moment. Scotland and Wales have their own set of rules. This means that if you want to see Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace, or the River Thames in London, or experience the art scene in Bristol, or travel farther north to Manchester or Newcastle, you won’t have to wait 10 days. Instead, you’ll simply have to pay for a lateral flow test, which should be completed on or before your second day in the UK.

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2. The US

The US amended its travel restrictions this week to allow fully vaccinated travellers from most places across the world to enter without having to go through quarantine. This means that everyone vaccinated with Sinopharm can enjoy New York’s festive attractions, Chicago’s shopping, and California’s winter heat. Because the vaccination is on the list of approved vaccines, it is safe to use. There must be a two-week period between your flight and your last dose. A negative Covid-19 result from a test done within the last 72 hours is also required. It could be a fast antigen test or a PCR test. To fly, children do not need to be vaccinated, but if they are over the age of two, they will need a negative Covid-19 test result.

There are a few forms to fill out as well. An attestation form and a contact information page are included. After that, you’re free to roam the Freedom Trail in Boston. Take in the sights and sounds of Las Vegas. Cross the dazzling Golden Gate Bridge or go ice skating in Central Park.



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3. The Maldives

All visitors are welcome to visit the lovely island paradise. Those who have been vaccinated with Sinopharm are included. You’ll also require a negative PCR test conducted no more than 96 hours before departure to visit this Indian Ocean hotspot. Babies under the age of one, on the other hand, are excluded. You must also complete and submit an online health declaration form at least 24 hours prior to your departure. The UAE is only four hours away. The archipelago has a pleasant climate all year and islands that are naturally socially separated. There’s also spectacular marine life and sunsets. The Maldives is a great place to visit if you want to relax in an overwater villa with your toes in the beach.

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4. Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, a teardrop-shaped island off the coast of India, is now open for business, with no quarantine requirements for properly vaccinated visitors. You must have received your last dose of an authorised vaccine to be eligible. This includes Sinopharm, which should be ordered at least two weeks before your trip. There’s also the requirement to obtain Covid-19 insurance. You must take a PCR test within 72 hours of flying, despite the fact that it is only $12.

All testing requirements are waived for children under the age of 12. Before flying, all passengers must complete an online health declaration form. But then it’s time to relax and enjoy the beaches of Unawatuna. Galle’s impressive colonial architecture or Tangalle’s amazing surfing

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5. Oman

Oman, a neighbouring country, has reopened its borders to vaccinated visitors. The good news is that Sinopharm is one of the vaccines that has been approved. You must have received your final dosage at least 14 days before travelling to the Sultanate to avoid quarantine. Additionally, you must have a PCR negative test result obtained no more than 72 hours prior to your trip. It’s only a short flight from the United Arab Emirates. Sand beaches, water-filled wadis, mountain summits, and more await discovery in Oman.

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6. Thailand

Thailand has reopened to vaccinated visitors from over 60 nations, including the United Arab Emirates. Tourists must have completed a full dose of a recognised Covid-19 vaccine. This includes Sinopharm, which must be ordered at least 14 days before to travel. Children under the age of 12 are exempt if their parents are completely vaccinated. Before you travel to Thailand, you must reserve your first night’s lodging. After that, you’ll be able to apply for the Thailand Pass. You’ll need this in order to enter the nation. You’ll be given a PCR test once you arrive in Thailand. Once you’ve received the negative findings, you’re free to travel across the country and take in the sights of Bangkok. You can choose between the beaches of Phuket and the mountains of Chiang Mai.

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7. Morocco

Morocco is known for its mountains, deserts, lively marketplaces, and colourful riads, making it mystical and fascinating. Tourists who are completely vaccinated are welcome in the kingdom, and there is no need for quarantine. Travelers flying to Marrakesh, Casablanca, Fez, or any other city in Morocco must take a PCR test at least 48 hours prior to departure. With the exception of children under the age of 11, all travellers must be at least 11 years old. Tourists must have received all of their vaccinations at least two weeks prior to travelling. Using Sinopharm or another approved vaccination such as Oxford-AstraZeneca, Covishield, Janssen, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinovac, or Sputnik V.

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8. Iceland

Iceland is open to fully vaccinated guests looking for a memorable nature-focused vacation. Sinopharm is accepted as one of the permitted immunisations in the Land of Fire and Ice, and travellers who can confirm that 14 days have passed since their final dosage of the jab do not need to take a PCR test or go through quarantine. Children under the age of 16 are not required to be vaccinated or undergo a PCR test upon arrival. Those over the age of 16 who have not been vaccinated will be required to quarantine. Before flying, all passengers must complete a pre-registration form. However, you are free to begin exploring as soon as you land.

Also read: How Can You Get The UAE Golden Visa? Here’s Everything You Need To Know

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9. Mauritius

Having only reopened to travellers in October, it is a relative newbie to this year’s vacation circuit. Without quarantine, Mauritius accepts all vaccinated travellers, including those who have received the Sinopharm vaccine. You must have a negative PCR test within 72 hours of your flight and Covid-19 health insurance to attend. Travellers must also fill out a health form either before or during their flight. You’ll have an antigen test when you arrive at your accommodation, and once you have the findings, you’re free to explore the island. On the fifth day of your stay, you must take another test.

In this Indian Ocean vacation hotspot, you’ll find tropical beaches, incredible wildlife, and picture-perfect islets. See an ancient ebony forest and unusual island animals on Ile aux Aigrettes. Take a tour to Eureka, one of the country’s most beautiful plantation mansions. Alternatively, simply relax on some of the world’s most stunning beaches.

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10. Finland

All vaccinated visitors are welcome in Finland, and Sinopharm is one of the approved vaccines for travel. You can fly to Finland without having to take a PCR test or undergo quarantine if you’ve been double jabbed at least 14 days before arrival or are under the age of 15. Before flying, double-check that the immunisation certificate is written in English, Finnish, or Swedish.

Finland is one of the most environmentally friendly places, as well as the world’s happiest country. This Nordic treasure is unlike any other, and it’s jam-packed with frigid activities. Freshwater lakes, lush green woods, and snow-capped peaks are just a few of the sights to behold. It’s also a fantastic location for viewing the aurora borealis. Alternatively, you can pay a visit to Santa Claus at his residence in Rovaniemi, Finland’s Lapland.

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