Portugal, Germany easing restrictions, Cyprus welcoming tourists

Written and Published May 18, 2021

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Great news! The Portuguese government announced that passengers from most European countries will be welcomed once again. Portugal will welcome passengers from European countries with low infection rates. However, a negative COVID-19 upon arrival will still be mandatory. You can read more here.


More good news coming from Germany! The German government announced that they will be easing entry restrictions! Passengers that received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, or that already recovered from the virus will be exempt from PCR testing, and will not need to quarantine upon arrival. You can read more here.


The government of Grenada eased quarantine requirements for passengers that are fully vaccinated! Passengers will need to show proof that 14 days have passed since their final shot, and they will now only have to quarantine for up to 48 hours upon arrival, instead of 5 days. Keep in mind that a negative PCR test taken no more than 72h prior to arrival is still needed and an additional test upon arrival is mandatory. You can read more here.


The Cyprus tourism board announced that passengers that are fully vaccinated will be exempt from the testing and quarantine requirements. This will include passengers from 65 countries including all Schengen Zone countries, Canada, the United States of America, Australia, and the UK. You can read more here!

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