These four countries are opening in October

As each month passes, worldwide travel restrictions vary with frequent fluctuating travel restrictions. Since 1 October, these countries are opening their doors to international travelers for the first time since lockdown, provided visitors meet the required entry criteria.

South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa would open its borders on 1 October for both incoming and outgoing travelers.

Visa application offices will be reopened and visitors can enter accordingly business Insider, If they have recently had a negative Sars-CoV-2 test (less than 72 hours old) and have set up a government contact-notification application.

Three airports will be open to foreign travelers – OR Tambo of Johannesburg, Cape Town International and King Shaka outside Durban. Overland passengers will be able to enter through one of the few border outposts that remain open during lockdown.

Ramaphosa said some countries could be placed on the “red list” after opening borders from where travel would be restricted. He did not provide details of what factors would be used to put countries on such a list.

Most countries use 7-day infection rates per 100,000 people in the population. The UK uses 20 per 100,000 as a cutoff point, while the Germans use 50.

South Africa currently has a rate of 18.5 per 100,000 people, but it has not yet been removed from Germany or the UK banned list.

time up The report states that South Africa will announce its decisions in the next few days on how it will work and which countries are involved.

St. Kitts and Nevis

From 1 October, the Caribbean island will remain open to tourists, although it is unclear, according to time up, If there would be a country banned by the country.

The criteria is clear that incoming travelers must provide proof of valid insurance that covers all Kovid-19 issues during their stay. A negative test is also required within 72 hours of arrival or compulsory quarantine will be implemented for 14 days before visitors will be allowed to leave the country.


The country is considering how it can open in October and is working through two schemes. time up. The first is called “Safe and Sealed”, where you will be able to fly to Phuket and stay in a beach resort for 14 days in quarantine. There will be a trial upon entry and a test after two weeks – if the latter was negative, visitors can travel freely throughout the island.

Another scheme is for long term visas rather than short term holidays. Visitors can arrive and stay in a state-approved facility for 14 days, after which they can travel across the country for 90 days, both for the same time, twice and for a maximum time. Visa can be renewed. Proof will be required for long-term accommodation reservations.

It is not yet clear whether visitors from some countries will be excluded.


According to the report by the Minister of Transport and Communications Carlos Estremadoyro and News 18Peru is opening airline routes between Chile and Mexico on 1 October, with which it forms the Pacific Alliance trade block with Colombia.

It is also in talks with the US, Spain and Brazil as to what health conditions they can discuss to reopen the air routes – they said a negative test would be required within a week of arrival.

Estreamadro said Peru would begin with “a limited number of flights” to the US

lonely Planet The report said that Mauritius is evaluating a three-stage opening in October, which probably classifies passengers by length of stay, limiting their stay in ‘resort bubbles’ to their hotel . There have been 356 cases and 10 deaths of island Kovid-19 off the east coast of Madagascar, which last occurred on 29 April.


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