The holiday and holiday season is getting closer, but before you go to a tourist destination, make sure you know the countries where anti-COVID restrictions have been lifted. Here are the states that have kept the obligation to present the green certificate.
After two years of pandemic, the time has come for the dream vacation to become a reality for many tourists. Romanians are very eager to visit other countries, even if prices have risen with the arrival of summer everywhere, including in our country.
Because in the last two years they have decided to see only the beaches in Romania due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more Romanians are thinking of an exotic vacation in destinations such as Greece, Spain, Italy, Turkey, etc.
Which countries have retained the obligation to present the green certificate
Before going on a vacation as far away from Romania as possible, tourists should know that some countries have kept the obligation to present the green certificate, and others have decided to lift all anti-COVID restrictions.
Spain is one of the countries that has retained the obligation to present the green certificate. Those who choose to travel here or are just passing through must show the green certificate attesting to vaccination against COVID-19. Only minors up to 12 years old do not have to present the COVID Certificate.
In order to enter a tourist destination in Spain, tourists must be vaccinated with the complete scheme, which they carried out 14 days ago. In fact, no more than 270 days must elapse from the date of administration of the last dose of vaccination. Otherwise, proof of the booster must be provided.
You can also cross the borders of Spain with a COVID-19 test, RT-PCR done 72 hours before or a certificate attesting to the passage of the disease, not older than 180 days.
Italy has also retained the obligation to present the green certificate. Those who want to enter the country and are not vaccinated must stay in isolation for 5 days, and then perform a molecular or antigen test for COVID-19, reports the source quoted above.
It should be noted that in Italy the obligation to wear a mask in closed spaces is still maintained.
France and Portugal
Tourists can enter France and Portugal only with the presentation of the green certificate, performing a COVID-19 test or with a certificate attesting to the passage through the disease.
As of June 1, 2022, Greece has eliminated the obligation to present the green certificate for all categories of tourists, regardless of country of origin. In addition, the country has maintained the obligation to wear a mask indoors, in means of transport, airplanes, trains and sea craft. Those who do not have to wear medical masks are people with respiratory problems and children up to 3 years old.
All persons coming to Turkey, except those in airport transit, must complete a 72-hour entry form before boarding. It can be presented in printed or digital form on the phone. Also, tourists who come by plane to Turkey and are vaccinated with a serum from the WHO or Turkey list, have proof of passing through the disease in the last six months, provided that entry into Turkey takes place from the 28th day after The result of the first positive PCR test, a negative PCR test performed no more than 72 hours before or a rapid antigen test performed no later than 48 hours before will no longer be quarantined.