November 25.Spain is open for tourism to the EU, plus Schengen area countries and to third party countries that have a reciprocal agreement with Spain for accepting international travelers.
Due to a substantial increase of infections during the second wave of COVID-19, the country has put in place a series of restrictions to certain areas and territories to ensure visitors’ safety.
Disclaimer: Travel rules and official government instructions are changing rapidly during the pandemic times and this article might NOT be up to date within a matter of hours. Therefore, you should always double-check the information with local authorities or your embassy in a given destination. Traveling Lifestyle does not take any responsibility for your decision to travel during pandemic.
As of today, Spain remains open to all EU countries plus 9 third party countries without testing or quarantine.
Important! – Only after you have submitted the form, you will get a QR code that will allow you access to your airport terminal.
Who needs to present a COVID-19 test to enter Spain?
Starting on November 23, all travelers visiting from a high risk country or area must submit proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result carried out within 72 hours prior to their arrival in Spain.
UE – High risk countries and territories
Denmark (except the Faroe Islands and Greenland)
Greece (except the Notio Aigao region)
Norway (except Agder, Innlandet, Møre og Romsdal, Nordland,
Rogaland, Troms og Finnmark, Trøndelag and Vestfold og Telemark)
Third countries – High risk countries and territories
Saint Martin (Netherlands)
New policies to enter the Canary islands would allow you to avoid quarantine
The Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, is working on implementing PCR tests to enter the Canary Islands in order to create safe health corridors and allow visitors to avoid the quarantine. The aim is to attract travelers from the UK and Germany and, if possible, from Nordic countries.
What is the current COVID situation in Spain?
As of November 25, Spain has reported 1,614,126 positive COVID cases and 43,668 have lost their lives to the virus, 328 over the last 24 hours. (Source: Worldmeters)
Triple-check the Spanish regulations for your country before booking your flight.
If for any reason you are not admitted in the country, you could be placed at an immigration detention facility for several days, until a flight on the same airline becomes available to take you back to your point of origin. This is not a common situation but authorities have warned travelers about it.