The Republic of Slovenia has ended ALL COVID-related entry necessities as of this week. The nation’s RVT system, which stands for recovered/vaccinated/examined, has been repealed and now all vacationers could enter Slovenia with out restriction. The quarantine requirement for vacationers has additionally been dropped. Slovenia formally is now the fourth nation on the earth to finish all entry necessities.
The official tourism board of Slovenia now reads “The door to Slovenia is wide open for tourists and other visitors,” which is a welcome signal for 2022.
Proof of vaccination to entry inside providers has additionally been discontinued
Slovenia’s RVT system (recovered/vaccinated/examined) for coming into indoor public areas has additionally been scrapped. This means vacationers and locals alike will not want to indicate proof of vaccination, proof of latest restoration, or proof of a latest damaging check to enter issues like: museums, galleries, resorts, outlets, eating places, public transit, and different actions.
The solely inside guidelines nonetheless in place are:
- Showing RVT to entry prisons or healthcare establishments
- Face masks on public transit and indoor public areas
Slovenia reported 3,731 new COVID-19 infections on Friday, down from 3,818 a day earlier than and effectively under the all-time excessive of 24,230 day by day infections registered on February first, the peak of the Omicron wave, based on the National Institute of Public Health.
Seeing this Omicron wave come to an finish, we might be hopeful that extra inside can be lifted within the close to future.
Why Visit Slovenia?
From the picturesque Lake Bled to the bustling streets of Ljubljana, Slovenia is a superb place to go to. Its positioning between Italy, Austria, Croatia, and Hungary, additionally makes it a straightforward stopover on a European highway journey!
It can be fascinating to see if Slovenia’s neighbors observe the nations lead. Croatia at present requires proof of vaccination, a damaging covid check, or proof of restoration, to enter. Italy has very strict vaccination passport guidelines in place nationwide. Austria additionally has very strict vaccination guidelines in place. And Hungary has been extremely closed off all through all the pandemic.
Slovenia now joins a rising listing of nations scrapping all COVID entry necessities.
Here’s a have a look at a number of the different Countries which have lifted their entry necessities.
Norway has eliminated all of its COVID-related entry necessities, and all the inside restrictions associated to COVID-19. The nation has largely returned to our pre-pandemic model of regular. Norway is legendary for its northern lights shows, gorgeous lakes, and glacial fjords. The nation is the proper place for an outside journey!
Mexico eliminated all of its entry necessities as of January 1st. Mexico was the world’s hottest vacationer vacation spot all through the pandemic, due to its ease of entry and tropical climate. Mexico does nonetheless have some inside restrictions imposed by particular person states, however principally simply embrace masks mandates and/or occupancy limits. The states are divided right into a four-tier color-coded system.
- Red Tier – The highest COVID-19 danger and solely important actions are allowed
- Orange Tier – High-risk tier, with extra stringent limitations on social and business actions
- Yellow Tier – Lower danger tier, with a average degree of restrictions
- Green Tier – Very low-risk tier, the place individuals can resume their on a regular basis actions
El Salvador at present has no entry restrictions for vacationers. The nation has turn into a hub for digital nomads over the previous 12 months. We even referred to as it the trendiest travel destination in 2022! Once inside El Salvador, there are only a few covid-related restrictions, nonetheless, masks are nonetheless required in most indoor areas.
Last week, Switzerland nearly beat Slovenia for the 4th place title, however inside authorities battle left the Swiss nation off the listing. The federal division of house affairs and the federal workplace of public well being formally dropped all border entry requirements, together with the necessity for any traveler from any nation to indicate proof of a check or vaccine to enter. However, the Swiss border and migration police stated in a separate assertion they are going to be retaining all entry necessities on third-party vacationers intact for now.
The listing of fully open nations is increasing
With the passing of the Omicron wave, it looks as if worldwide journey can be making a comeback this 12 months. Stay tuned to our countries without entry requirements or restrictions article in addition to our countries that have removed all internal restrictions and countries that unvaccinated travelers can visit.
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