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COVID-19 / Coronavirus Travel Update – Which countries are open for tourism?

Coronavirus travel update. Welcome to the YPT COVID-19 / Coronavirus travel updates page. With this page we aim to give up to date travel advice on which countries are open to tourism during the current pandemic. As you might imagine one of the most frequent questions we are getting asked right now is which countries […]

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Palau is now open to tourism

Palau is now open to tourism

Palau is now open to tourism – the first country in the region to open borders since the Covid-19 shutdown began.  To read about which countries are currently open to tourism click here. What are the requirements for entering Palau? Tourists wishing to enter Palau will need to have had both doses of a recognised […]

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Thailand to open to vaccinated tourists from 10 countries

Thailand to open to vaccinated tourists

Thailand to open to vaccinated tourists from 10 countries on November 1st, in the latest twist in the “what will the Thai’s do next” tourism question. To read about which countries are open to tourism click here. What has been announced and who are the ten countries? People from ten countries deemed “low risk” will […]

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UK Red List cut to 7 countries

U Red list

UK Red List cut to 7 countries in sweeping move that all, but opens citizens to global travel.  To read about which countries are open to travel click here. What is the UK Red List? The UK have operated countries into Green, Amber and Red lists. For countries on the red list,, of which there […]

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Antarctica open to tourism – 2021 Travel Update

Antarctica open to tourism

Argentina have announced new procedures for letting visitors into the country, valid from November 1st, which by default means that Antarctica is now open to tourism.  This is obviously extremely exciting news and will mean our December departure to Antarctica will  now go ahead. What are the requirements to enter Argentina? To enter Argentina and […]

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Bali open to tourism, but to a very limited degree

Timor Airplane

The tourist island of Bali open to tourism from mid-October, but before you get packing, not only is it to a limited degree, but comes with more than a few caveats. When will Bali open to tourism? According to the announcement some international flights will be resumed to the island. So far South Korea, China, […]

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China will not reopen to tourism for the Winter Olympics

China will not reopen for tourism

China will not reopen to tourism for the Winter Olympics, according to an announcement by International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday. While the move is far from a surprise, it does shed light on when the country, and by proxy when North Korea will open to tourism. No foreign spectators will be allowed to buy […]

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Party like its 1998 – Tourism in Mt Kumgang

Party like its 1998

Ready to party like its 1998? Way before most western companies were taking tourists to North Korea tourism was very much happening in the country. Firstly Chinese visitors have frequently visited the country, particularly through Sinuiju. Fun fact Sinuju gets roughly 200,000 visitors a year from China, or at least they used to pre-Covid.. To […]

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Russia to open to tourism by August 9th – with multiple restrictions

Russia to open to tourism

Russia to open to tourism by August 9th according to a report by “Traveling Lifestyle”, although as yet there is scant other corroborating news. If the information proves to be correct it will be great news for our Soviet Tours , although with China closed will make taking the Trans-Siberian to Moscow this October still […]

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Saudi Arabia to reopen for tourism as of August 1st

Saudi Arabia to reopen for tourism

Saudi Arabia to reopen for tourism as of August 1st according to a report from Reuters. In a statement released by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Tourism they stated; “Vaccinated tourists will be allowed to enter without having to be institutionally quarantined upon providing a negative Covid-19 PCR test and a vaccination certificate,” This has […]

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