NewsExplore the world

Seychelles new travel rules allow entry to vaccinated visitors from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

Seychelles has issued new travel measures for Indian visitors in the wake of the ongoing rise of the COVID-19 outbreak in the Asian Subcontinent, in a press conference held recently in the island nation.

seychelles
Seychelles, image credits : Vanessa Lucas-STB

Effective immediately, the Public Health Commissioner has announced that only vaccinated visitors from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh who have completed two weeks after their second dose are permitted to travel to and enter Seychelles with proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

This should be submitted at the time of application for Health Travel Authorization and are subject to verification and approval of the Public Health Authority.

All travellers will be required to present a negative PCR test taken a maximum 72 hours prior to departure. There will be no quarantine requirement, minimum stay nor restriction on movement for them upon entry into Seychelles.

It is not mandatory for children under 18 years of age to be vaccinated and can enter the country after presenting a negative PCR test taken a maximum of 72 hours prior to departure.

However, all visitors will still be required to adhere to other public health measures put in place in view of the pandemic which will include wearing face masks, social distancing, regular sanitisation and washing of hands.

Seychelles had opened its borders for tourists around the world from March 25, 2021, in light of the success registered in the aggressive vaccination campaign that the country embarked on earlier in the year.

The small island nation off the east coast of Africa whose economy is based primarily on tourism was the first country in the Indian Ocean region to launch a bold, comprehensive and effective Covid-19 immunisation campaign, in January 2021. 

Read More: News

Related posts

Qatar Airways named Airline of the Year and Best Business Class by 2021 AirlineRatings

Qatar Airways has been named Airline of the Year 2021 by AirlineRatings. The airline has also clinched the Best Middle East Airline,…

Six Senses Fort Barwara - a sanctuary of well being - is now open for bookings for 2021

Slated to open its doors for its guests, in October 2021, Six Senses is opening its first resort in India at Fort…

Rajib Roy Choudhury appointed new Senior General Manager at Vedic Village Spa Resort

Vedic Village Spa Resort has announced the appointment of Rajib Roy Choudhury as the Senior General Manager. With over 2 decades of…

Kunal Chauhan appointed new General Manager at JW Marriott Sahar

Kunal Chauhan has been appointed as the General Manager at JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar. With industry exposure across leading hotel chains in…

Preetaya Guha appointed new Executive Housekeeper at JW Marriott Juhu effective July 2021

JW Marriott Juhu appointed Preetaya Guha as the new Executive Housekeeper.

Deepak Verma appointed new Director Sales and Marketing at The Westin Hyderabad Mindspace

The Westin Hyderabad Mindspace has announced the appointment of Deepak Verma as the Director of Sales and Marketing, spearheading the hotel’s business…

Airlink names AirlinePros International as GSA in India to secure optimum market share

 Airlink, the privately owned South African regional airline based in Johannesburg, has named AirlinePros International as its General Sales Agent for India…

Rahul Bose appointed new General Manager at The Aananda Imperial, Bilaspur

The Aananda Imperial a unit of DRV Inn LLP, Bilaspur, Chattisgarh has announced the appointment of Rahul Bose as the new General…

INNERgise a super healthy lifestyle

INNERgise – a curated set of menus

Fortune Hotels launches 4 new offers including ‘Gratitude package’ for Covid Warriors

As travel and tourism opens up again, Fortune Hotels, a member of ITC’s hotel group, has announced attractive packages to address the…