Many avid travellers across the cities were left with no choice, but to stay at home during the Pandemic Covid-19. For those who are wondering, if it is safe to travel during the pandemic? Yes! It is completely safe to travel, but you might have to take some necessary precautions, follow the safety measures and guidelines like wearing a mask, sanitizing, and maintaining social distancing. The majority of the countries across the world had gone into complete lockdown during this pandemic.
Here are some of the countries, which you can consider for your vacation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. These countries have the least number of cases.
8) New Zealand
New Zealand was declared as a COVID -19 free country in the month of June and uplifted its ban on all coronavirus restrictions and traveling. The country has opened its tourism hotspots. Tucked away in the corner of the world, New Zealand is one of the most sought after destinations in the world. Well, If you’re planning to visit the country, make sure to follow the necessary protocols.
7) The Vatican City
The Holy city of the Roman Catholic Church saw the least number of Covid-19 cases during the month of March. However, by following the guidelines and safety measures, the cases have been drastically dropped to zero cases. And now, The Vatican City being the world’s smallest sovereign state is open for tourists and pilgrims. One can start traveling to this sacred city by following the social distancing norms.
Located in the southwest of Honolulu and North of New Zealand, Fiji is a group of Volcanic Islands in the South Pacific Islands. Fiji had 32 numbers of Covid-19 positive cases during March 2020. And during April 2020, the government of Fiji declared it as a COVID free and has issued certain protocols like screening and testing while boarding the flight. However, Returning Nationals are allowed to enter the Fiji Islands, but they have to undergo 14 days of mandatory home quarantine. The travellers must mandatorily follow the social distancing rules.
Seychelles is an archipelago island, situated on the Eastern edge of the Somali Sea. The island nation consists of 115 islands in the Indian ocean. Seychelles has seen the least number of cases during the outbreak of Covid-19. The island boasts some of the most beautiful beaches with stunning topography of coral reefs in the world. If you love to explore the rich marine life, visit this fantastic place, it welcomes tourists and travellers from countries that have a low risk of Covid-19 cases.
Monaco is the micro-state of the French Riviera in Western Europe. The sovereign city-state is the best place to travel for a vacation in the middle of the pandemic situation. And one needs to maintain social distancing and sanitization and compulsorily wear masks.
3) Madeira Islands, Portugal
The Madeira Islands are mainly famous for its flora and fauna. The lush green islands have beautiful beaches and towering mountains which are fascinating. The islands eliminated the mandatory quarantine from July 2020. On the arrival in these islands, Covid-19 tests will be conducted by the Madeira government and then you’ll be allowed to stay on a vacation. Madeira Island is developing safe tourism and reassuring a safe environment for travellers across the world. Madeira islands have the lowest rate of infection in Europe.
2) The Solomon Islands
The Solomon Islands, a nation of hundreds of islands in the south Pacific ocean, is the least visited country in the world. The islands can be accessed only by flights from countries like Papua New Guinea, Australia, and Vanuatu. The island has had no single cases, since the outbreak of coronavirus. If you wish to visit these islands, then you’re required to have a medical certificate issued by the medical authorities.
1) Azores, Portugal
The Azores situated in the autonomous region of Portugal are an archipelago island, consisting of nine islands divided into three groups in the mid-Atlantic with Beautiful Landscapes, Volcanic Craters, Mount Pico, Blue Green Coloured Lakes, and Manor houses are favourite destination spots for tourists to try outdoor activities like hiking, paragliding, whale watching, etc. The Government of Azores has recently declared that the island nation is the safest destination and is officially COVID free, amid the pandemic. And guarantee the security measures and necessary precautions for the safety of visitors. Azores tourism government started inviting international travellers from July 2020.
So, pack your bags and unwind to some of these amazing places. And make sure to follow the protocols and instructions before traveling to these countries. If I’ve missed other places, let me know in the comments section.