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Safest destinations to visit after Covid-19 pandemic

Since the beginning of this health crisis we have been giving you regular information about the situation with the publication of updated maps in real time of the situation linked to coronavirus “Covid-19” in the world (WHO). After months of lockdowns, some countries of the world are preparing to lift some coronavirus-related travel restrictions and allow tourism to resume — cautiously. We all want to know the safest countries to visit after Covid-19.

Traveling is good for the soul but, especially in this case, it must be good for health too. We all need a holiday after this long Coronavirus lockdown, but we will need to be more careful than usual to travel safely after Coronavirus is over.

So, where can we travel this summer 2020?

We have selected for you some of the destinations least affected by Covid-19 (up to 600 times fewer Covid-19 cases). These destinations have also implemented very specific protocols concerning hygiene in accommodations, restaurants, shops and measures such as the change of air conditioning filters between each traveller stay, availability of masks and social distancing. 

Of course, if you decide to travel, take in consideration the reaks and remain vigilant, do not forget the barrier gestures, social distancing, wearing the mask when possible and necessary. It is also our own responsibility to protect our loved ones and the people from our host countries.

We recommend you book your accommodation and check the option “100% refund without cancellation fees” as well as your flights and your tours and activities (cancellable up to 24 hours before ).

The safest countries to visit after Covid-19

Mexico

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Beaches, hotels and actividades across Mexico will open to tourists starting mid June, with multiple phases of reopening continuing through July and August. Los Cabos, Cancun and the Maya Riviera, Mexico City will re-open to the tourism, provided the new safety protocols are effective in preventing the spread of the virus.

New Zealand & Australia

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On the other side of the world, Australia and New Zealand are experimenting with the idea of a “travel bubble” that would allow tourists to travel freely between the countries, which have both had relatively few deaths. The bubble, however, would apply only to residents of the two countries. For now, international tourists will have to wait. But if you want to buy your plane tickets to Sydney way ahead of time, you may never find a better rate.

Corfu- Greece

Safest counttries to visit after Covid-19

This paradisiacal Greek island is a perfect destination to recharge your batteries after this stressful period. Greece is one of the European countries least affected by Coronavirus (up to 50 times less people infected than in the most affected European countries). The Greek healthcare system has never been overloaded during this health crisis. Re-opening 1st July 2020. No quarantine requested.

Myanmar

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Myanmar or Burma is one of the most mysterious and beautiful land in Asia. It seems like the Coronavirus cannot touches this land, especially when the Chinese government has isolated the disease area. As reported, up until now, there is no COVID-19 infected case found in Myanmar, make it become one of the safest popular destinations in Southeast Asia.

The Azores- Portugal

Safest counttries to visit after Covid-19

The Azores are a perfect destination if you need to reconnect with nature. If you like hiking, flora and fauna, dolphins & whales watching, tasting local products, living real experiences, the Azores are perfect for a holiday. Need another reason to choose The Azores? The Azores have a huge selection of private villas, tourist apartments and small family hotels as the “Quinta das buganvilias” in Faial. Re-opening to travellers on the 1st July 2020. No quarantine requested. 

Loas

Safest counttries to visit after Covid-19

Another land which is reported with no COVID-19 infected case is Laos. If you are an adventurer, don’t miss Laos in your Easter or Chrismas holiday as these are the most beautiful time to visit Laos as the weather is cool and dry which is suitable for any thrilling adventure. Of course if you prefer sightseeing and relaxing, there are many attractions and activities the fit with your needs 

Croatia

Safest counttries to visit after Covid-19

Croatia has been rather preserved by coronavirus with up to 20 times fewer infected people than in any other European country. Come enjoy its thousands of terraces in summer, have coffee with friends, read the newspaper or watch a football match (the Croats are passionate about football). Zagreb is perfect in summer: life is outside in its many beautiful parks. It is a also a beautiful destination for lovers of shopping, history, culture, architecture and it’s very  Instagrammable too!

Iceland

Safest counttries to visit after Covid-19

After being locked up for long weeks what you really need is nature and big spaces! That settles it! Finland is your next destination! Wild Taiga, rewarded by the European Commission with the “EDEN” label, is the perfect destination for sustainable tourism. There‘s so much to do: walking, canoeing, swimming in a lake, watching birds, flowers, but also bears  in their natural environment. Wild Taiga is the best gift you can treat yourself and your children to.

Montenegro

safest countries to visit after the covid-19 pandemia

While there have been very few cases of Coronavirus in Montenegro (60 times fewer than in the most affected countries), Montenegro remained a green zone during the crisis with no case of coronavirus detected. Montenegro is one of the most beautiful destinations in Europe: this town is a romantic destination for  travellers in love, a gastronomic destination for foodies, a hyper instagrammable destination, a haven of peace for nature, trekking,  walking or cycling  lovers.

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Safest counttries to visit after Covid-19

While there have been very few cases of Coronavirus in Montenegro (60 times fewer than in the most affected countries), Montenegro remained a green zone during the crisis with no case of coronavirus detected. Montenegro is one of the most beautiful destinations in Europe: this town is a romantic destination for  travellers in love, a gastronomic destination for foodies, a hyper instagrammable destination, a haven of peace for nature, trekking,  walking or cycling  lovers.

The Baltics

Safest counttries to visit after Covid-19

From 15 May, major trading partners Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are opening their borders to allow citizens from each country to travel freely in and out.Anyone entering from outside the three Baltic nations will have to remain in quarantine for 14 days. The Baltics are  the green lung of Europe. Discover ones of the best sustainable tourism destinations in Europe.

Jamaica

safest countries to visit after the covid-19 pandemia

Jamaica plans to welcome back visitors on June 15, becoming the largest Caribbean destination to reopen. It also says that “Jamaica’s newly-developed COVID-19-focused health and safety protocols [are] over 100 pages.” These cover health regulations for everything from transportation to tours, hotels, and restaurants.

Kazakhstan

Safest counttries to visit after Covid-19

A left-field option with some serious caveats, Kazakhstan may nevertheless tempt the more adventurous traveler, as its state of emergency expired earlier this week. That means visitors can once again enter the Central Asian nation, although for now a COVID-19 test and two-day quarantine is required while awaiting results, and those testing positive will be hospitalized. 

Things you need to know before travelling & tips

If you are wondering when will you be able to travel again safely, you need to stay informed. Unfortunately, it is still soon to know when it will be safe to go on international trips again, as Coronavirus is affecting each country in a different way. But we’ll keep this updating this post with the latest news.

To ensure having a safe trip or vacation, follow Coronavirus updates and travel advice from your local authorities and governments, as well as the guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO).

Think of getting a travel insurrance. During the travel ban to high-risk areas, major airlines have been canceling flights and offering free rebooking or refunds.

Also, be ready to make last- minute changes. This is a fast-changing situation so be ready to rearrange your travel plans according to the last Coronavirus updates. Even if you travel to an area without an outbreak, you should be prepared for the possibility of being quarantined if an outbreak develops in the region where you’re traveling.

Look for deals but focus on value. Assuming the coronavirus crisis is over, don’t hesitate to book if you find a bargain for late spring or summer. But don’t focus exclusively on price. Instead, look at the overall value of the deal. 

Things you should pack if you travel during Covid-19 pandemic

Even if the world is opening up to travellers, we all should take responsability and stay safe. Traveling in summer 2020 is allowed in a few countries but it is still risky. Only by preparing yourself adequately, you can avoid potential health hazards. Even in the safest countries to visit after Covid-19, you need to stay safe.

Here are some of the essential things everyone should pack when traveling in summer 2020:

1. Personal hygiene essentials and pills:

There’s no need to mention how important it is to keep your hygiene levels at optimum every day. During the pandemic, people should take these levels to a much higher margin. The body’s immune system levels must be as high as possible to lower the risk of potential contagion.By keeping your personal hygiene habits at bay, you’ll have fewer chances of catching a viral infection. Therefore, having your personal hygiene items ready and using them more frequently than usual is the first line of defense.

2. Hand sanitizers and alcohol-based tissue wipes

The main suggestion from the WHO is that people must thoroughly scrub and wash their hands every time they can. However, when it happens that you have no soap and water available, a hand sanitizer gel is an excellent substitute as long as you scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds. Hence, make sure that you pack a pocket hand sanitizer along with a larger, travel bottle. Another essential item you should pack for your trip during the pandemic is a package of alcohol-based tissues. Tissue wipes are crucial since you’ll need to use them to clean the surfaces you’ll come in contact with, like doorknobs, seats on the plane, and even your mobile phone. 

3. Travel gadgets

As fort you comfort and communication, make sure you have all the travel accessories to travel comfortably. When it comes to essential gadgets that people may need for a trip, they include the things people carry with themselves anyway, like a smartphone and a charger, laptop, headphones, etc. Thing also to get travel cushion, day backpacks, adaptators if you go to a foreign country, eco-friendly water bottles and other ecological products. Amazon has a wide range of accessories to make your trip enjoyable.

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