These 9 Top Destinations Have Recently Dropped Most Entry Restrictions

These 9 Top Destinations Have Recently Dropped Most Entry Restrictions

Travelers planning to visit an exotic beach this year have received some good news, as several top beach destinations have made it simpler to access them in recent weeks.

The Caribbean resort of the Cayman Islands has recently relaxed its Covid- 19-related entry restrictions, while the paradisal British Virgin Islands has also made it easier to enter, providing vacationers even more options for their summer trips.

The Bahamas

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Visitors to the Bahamas who are fully vaccinated are no longer required to present a recent negative COVID -19 test to enter the islands, provided they present proof of full vaccination upon entry. Unvaccinated tourists 2 years of age and older must present a negative COVID -19 rapid test or RT-PCR conducted no more than three days prior to arrival.

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As of August 8, fully vaccinated passengers will no longer be required to show a negative test result when entering Anguilla. Furthermore, unvaccinated tourists will only be required to show a negative COVID -19 test result prior to entry as the destination no longer requires quarantine or post-arrival testing.


The “Thailand Pass” program was discontinued July 1, allowing fully vaccinated visitors to enter the country with proof of full vaccination. Meanwhile, tourists aged four to seventeen can enter if they have received at least one dose of the vaccine at least two weeks prior to arrival. Unvaccinated travelers must present a negative RT-PCR test or a medically administered ATK test within 72 hours prior to departure.

South Africa

South Africa last month lifted all remaining COVID-19 travel restrictions, including vaccination and testing requirements, as well as virus-related border controls, indoor masking requirements, and gathering size restrictions.

The Cayman Islands

On June 30, the Cayman Islands removed pre-arrival testing requirements for fully vaccinated tourists and dropped mask rules for interior locations. Visitors must still file a travel declaration at least 72 hours before departure and carry COVID-19 insurance. Children aged 11 and under assume their parents’ vaccination status.


On July 6, Australia abolished any remaining coronavirus-related travel restrictions. As a result, travelers to the continent are no longer required to produce proof of COVID-19 immunization, nor are they subject to any testing or quarantine procedures.


Chile has not completely abandoned COVID -19 procedures, but the South American government has simplified entry by no longer requiring vaccination or testing and offering pandemic-related travel insurance. However, visitors must be fully vaccinated to obtain a mobility passport.

British Virgin Islands

Visitors to the British Virgin Islands no longer require to produce a negative COVID-19 test to be permitted entry as of July 15. “Currently the statistics are revealing that the virus is having a very minimal impact on those affected and the mortality rates have decreased significantly. That is why we feel at this stage we can re-open the borders and return to pre-COVID normal with regards to travel to the territory,” Minister for Health and Social Development Marlon Penn said in a statement.


Belize Has Lifted ALL Covid-19 Entry Travel Restrictions

Belize has removed all COVID-related travel restrictions, including evidence of vaccination, pre-departure testing, and mandatory health insurance. “With the emergence of weaker variants of COVID-19 and with the global trend of restrictions being relaxed, the time has come to take the pressure off of our health systems,” Belize Minister of Health and Wellness Kevin Bernard said. “We’ve reached a level where everyone’s personal responsibility is to decide whether they want to be vaccinated or not.”