Not vaccinated? Here is where you can go on holiday

Posted by Taylah Strauss on 18 May 2022

With lockdowns winding down, all the travel junkies are itching to take to the skies or get back on the road. If you’re thirsty for adventure, but didn’t get the vaccine, no problem. Here’s a list of countries you can visit without having to be vaccinated.

Please note: Regulations are subject to change, so please check the official government sites for the latest information on a chosen destination before travelling.


Chateau de Versailles, Paris. Credit: Unsplash

There are so many things to do in France – cruise the Seine, see the Louvre, visit Chateau de Versailles or, during the winter months, go skiing in the French Alps. To make the most out of ski season, book with Club Med.

PCR and lateral flow tests are required within 72 hours and 48 hours of departure, respectively.

Note: Passengers may be asked to complete the EU’s passenger locator form before boarding.


La Digue, Seychelles. Credit: Unsplash

There are few places on earth that are as picturesque as the Seychelles. The archipelago is well known for its secluded, crystal-clear beaches bordered by lush greenery, and an abundance of wildlife.

Take a deep dive into the pristine water, dine on Creole cuisine, or explore the jungle on a hike. You can even try your hand at snorkelling with here.

The perfect tropical getaway for anyone, only three simple steps are required: take a PCR test within 72 hours prior to departure, complete the Health Travel Authorization form found here, and be covered by valid travel and health insurance.


Meeru waterfront. Credit: Getaway Gallery

The Maldives is another popular tropical hideaway with turquoise lagoons and spectacular reefs. Some of the best snorkelling sites can be found here, as well as a variety of marine life to observe.

The beaches are lined with coralline sand, giving them their distinct white colour. These sands are rare and only found on about 5% of the world’s beaches.

If you want to spoil a loved one, why not book a stay at one of these overwater villas?

The only thing you need to do when you arrive is complete a Traveller Health Declaration Form within 48 hours of arriving and leaving.


Istanbul. Credit: Unsplash

Due to its vibrant culture and delicious food, Turkey is a tourist hot spot. Everyone can find something to enjoy.

History buffs can explore the underground cities of Cappadocia for a glimpse into Turkey’s rich history.

Those who are interested in natural beauty may want to visit Pamukkale, a town famous for its travertine terraces that are bathed in mineral-rich thermal waters.

Adrenaline junkies will find no shortage of outdoor adventures in the beautiful mountains.

If you have had Covid-19 recently, you’ll need to provide proof of recovery from a doctor. You also need to take both PCR and antigen tests within 72 hours and 48 hours of arrival respectively.


Pargra. Credit: Unsplash

Tranquil beaches with pristine waters, lush greenery and Greek food and culture are just a few reasons why you should visit this beautiful paradise. It’s not all about the beach though, 80% of Greece’s landscape is mountainous, and there’s plenty adventure to be had there too!

There are no testing or other entry requirements.


Guanajuato, Mexico. Credit: Unsplash

Mexico is known for its vibrant culture, striking architecture and piquant foods. Every inch of the country is crawling with history; the Mayan ruins, stunning murals, antique hotels, and so much more.

Don’t forget tequila – need we say more?

You are required to register with Mexico Vuela Seguro before your flight and must present the QR code generated upon arrival.


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