The second wave of pandemic has forced the authorities across the world to rethink on travel policies and institute several changes on travel. With situations improving now, the international borders are gradually opening up for India. Maldives, Montenegro, Mauritius, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Switzerland and Ukraine are issuing visas to Indian travellers for non-essential travel.
However the requirements of documents are constantly changing, hence one must consult with an experienced travel management company for updated information. In this article we will highlight on few mandatory documents that are presently required for international travel.
1. RT-PCR negative test report
The real time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test is now a mandate for almost all the countries across the world. The test report should not be older than 27 hours and must be negative in order to travel. In few countries you might also need to get a RT- PCR test on arrival at the airport. Quarantine rules are also different for many countries.
2. Vaccination certificate
If you are vaccinated with the first dose / both the doses, then you need to carry the vaccination certificates. In few cases you also need to carry the negative RT-PCR test report along with the vaccination report due to the revised guidelines of certain countries.
3. Passport & Travel Visa
Several countries have imposed strict visa regulation on the wake of the 2nd wave. With the re-issuance of visa, you need to check for the updated guidelines of your destination country. Needless to mention that passport is a must in any case.
4. Travel insurance
Travel insurance with international coverage is one of the essential factor to travel now. Several countries are mandating the same as a compulsory document before providing a green signal.
5. Travel Documents
With the entry and exit requirements changing from time to time the travel documents will vary for different countries now. Before booking your flight and destination, you must stay informed about the entry forms, exit forms, transit forms along with few other essentials.
6. Baggage restrictions
Amidst this situation it is wise to carry the essentials only as for anything beyond allowance you have to end up paying hefty amount for your baggage. Therefore, it is advisable to check the standard allowance by the airlines before boarding. These days, airlines are also encouraging web-check ins for contact less travel.
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