42 Countries Open to Vaccinated Tourists in 2022 (Updated)

Countries open for vaccinated tourists

Loads of misinformation on social media has suggested some potential discrimination against people who, for a variety of reasons, will not be able to take the coronavirus vaccine.

It’s been said that such individuals may be unable to freely book tickets and travel around. The truth is that most open countries also take visitors who can produce a negative COVID-19 test.

42 Countries Open to Vaccinated Tourists Without Quarantine

  1. Cuba
  2. Panama
  3. Singapore
  4. Portugal
  5. Turkey
  6. Aruba
  7. Armenia
  8. Bali – 7 day-quarantine
  9. Thailand
  10. Finland
  11. Canada
  12. Schengen Area
  13. England
  14. Ireland
  15. Grenada
  16. Italy
  17. Morocco
  18. Greece
  19. Spain
  20. France
  21. Anguilla
  22. The British Virgin Islands
  23. Georgia
  24. Tahiti
  25. Bahamas
  26. Barbados
  27. Croatia
  28. Nepal
  29. Ecuador
  30. Montenegro
  31. Estonia
  32. Belize
  33. Cyprus
  34. Lithuania
  35. Guatemala
  36. Iceland
  37. Lebanon
  38. Poland
  39. Moldova
  40. Romania
  41. Seychelles
  42. Slovenia

Vaccination progress worldwide

Vaccination progress worldwide

Here is the list of countries that have already announced or reopened for tourism for vaccinated travelers.

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Countries and territories open to vaccinated travelers


Cuba has remained largely undiscovered for both political and pandemic reasons. But now, its colonial cities, white sand beaches and traditional music bands attract tourists from all over the world.

Starting January 5, a negative RT-PCR test performed no later than 72 hours before travel to Cuba is required, in addition to proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Travelers from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Malawi, and Mozambique must submit proof of vaccination and three COVID-19 tests, one of them prior to departure to the island and two more while undergoing a 7-day quarantine. 


panama city view



Lisbon, Portugal
Lisbon, Portugal


Turkey – Photo: The Independent

The ruins of ancient civilizations, beaches, majestic mountains, small picturesque towns, and massive cosmopolitan cities should be reasons enough for fully vaccinated travelers to come visit this unique country.

Entry requirements:

  • Proof of vaccination
  • A negative PCR COVID-19 test taken 72 hours prior to arrival or a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken at most 48 hours before arrival.
  • (PCR and/or serology) is required for visitors over the age of 12 years old who are unable to show proof of vaccination.
  • The “Traveler Entry Form” must be completed and presented at check-in and upon arrival.

Note: Passengers from Afghanistan, Brazil, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India and Pakistan must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival.


Flamingos in Aruba
Flamingos in Aruba

This colorful Caribbean Dutch Island is open for fully vaccinated tourists from most countries worldwide.

Entry requirements:

  • Negative Covid-19 test taken 3 days to 4 hours prior to travel to Aruba. The type of test depends on the traveler’s country of departure. Check them here.
  • Registration on Aruba Health App to upload visitors’ test results during the ED Card online registration process. Travelers need to have it verified prior to departure to Aruba.
  • Certain eligible travelers who meet some Aruba requirements may provide proof of vaccination instead of testing. 

Quarantine is only needed when the visitor tests positive on arrival. 


Yerevan, Armenia
Yerevan, Armenia



Phuket, Thailand
Phuket, Thailand

Vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers can now visit 4 destinations in Thailand under its “Sandbox” program. 

Vaccinated visitors must observe a 7-day hotel quarantine while the unvaccinated must undergo a 10-day hotel quarantine.

Entry requirements 

Read our full post: Thailand to reopen for fully vaccinated travelers


Finland opening for vaccinated tourists
Helsinki, Finland

Finland is open to fully vaccinated tourists from all countries.

To be eligible, visitors must have received the last dose of a Pfizer-BionTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Janssen, Sinopharm, COVISHIELD or CoronaVac vaccine at least 14 days prior to arrival. Other vaccines will not be accepted.

To date, unvaccinated visitors are permitted entry for essential reasons only.

Children traveling with vaccinated parents can also enter. “A person who can provide the aforementioned certificate may enter the country accompanied by an under-age child of whom they have permanent custody. The health security measures of the under-age child are determined according to the health safety guidelines that are in force at the time, ” according to the Finnish Border Guard.


Canada has reopened its borders to fully vaccinated international travelers from most countries. 

All travelers must download ArriveCAN (app or web portal) to upload their vaccine certificates. If eligible, they will no longer need to quarantine on arrival.

Passengers are currently permitted to land at the following five additional Canadian airports:

  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport
  • Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport
  • Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport
  • Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport; and
  • Edmonton International Airport.

Read full article: Canada reopened for tourism

  • Schengen Area
  • England
  • Ireland
  • Grenada
  • Italy
  • Morocco
  • Greece
  • Spain
  • France
  • Anguilla
  • The British Virgin Islands
  • Georgia
  • Tahiti
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Croatia
  • Nepal
  • Ecuador 
  • Montenegro
  • Estonia
  • Belize
  • Cyprus
  • Lithuania
  • Guatemala
  • Iceland
  • Lebanon
  • Poland
  • Moldova
  • Romania
  • Seychelles
  • Slovenia