Tourists Arriving In Dubai To Get Tested For COVID-19 FREE Of Charge

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
Tourists Arriving In Dubai To Get Tested For COVID-19 FREE Of Charge

The Dubai Health Authority announced that tourists visiting Dubai will be tested free of charge for Covid-19. Apart from tourists, nationals and residents returning to the emirate will also be given free PCR tests at DXB, upon arrival. Tourists also have the option to take a PCR test 96 hours before flying to the UAE. The Covid negative test can then be submitted at DXB. In case, this isn’t done, travellers have the option to undergo free Covid tests at the airport. On that note, Dubai Tops Wish List For Indian Travellers Post COVID-19, As Per Recent Survey.

Guidelines For Tourists Visiting Dubai

Tourists who visit Dubai must carry a Covid negative certificate. In case this is not done, all tourists can undergo free tests at DXB. In addition, all passengers who exhibit Covid-like symptoms will be tested again, even if they carry a negative certificate. Meanwhile, here are Waterparks In Dubai That Are Now Open To The Public.

Those who test positive for the virus must quarantine for 14 days at government authorized centers or at home, if conditions comply with official guidelines. Passengers arriving at Dubai must also fill out health declaration forms mentioning any pre-existing conditions or symptoms. These forms will be given to passengers by the airline they are flying with. And when you’re here, this Ultimate Guide To Dubai Summer Surprises 2020  will help you enjoy the best the city has to offer.

All tourists visiting the country must have a valid health insurance. Passengers who do not carry an insurance must bear all costs of quarantine and treatment. Those flying to Dubai must also observe precautionary measures including wearing face masks, maintaining two-metre social distancing and washing their hands regularly.

All passengers arriving at DXB will undergo temperature check and must also download the COVID-19 DXB app. In addition, all tourists arriving in Dubai must follow other precautionary measures such as wearing face masks, maintaining safe distances from co-passengers and washing hands frequently. On that note, here’s a peek into the airline industry amid the pandemic with Vistara CCO, Vinod Kannan:

Guidelines For Britishers Visiting Dubai

A set of new rules have been laid for UK travellers visiting Dubai and heavy fines are in place for violators. Firstly, all travelers must test for Covid-19, no more than 72 hours before their flight. They must also fill out a health declaration form, a quarantine form, and have international health insurance. Upon arrival, a certificate proving negative for Covid must be provided at the airport. Failure to do so will result in a re-test.

All travellers must undergo thermal checks and those suspected will be re-tested. Those who test positive must be quarantine for 14 days at an institutional facility provided by the government at your expense. Besides, all passengers must download the government tracing app for the duration of their stay. Those who fail to install or register with the app could be fined up to AED 10,000. A fine of AED 3000 is also applicable for not wearing a face mask in public.

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