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Thailand launches Expat Travel Bonus exclusive to expats

On 13 November 2020 the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) joined hands with the Thai Hotels Association (THA) and the airline partners – Bangkok Airways, AirAsia and Nok Air to offer the special deals “Expat Travel Bonus” to foreign residents in Thailand. The amazing discount privilege exclusively for expat residents and their families to enjoy…

Danish Embassy announced tightened entry regulations to China

The Danish Embassy in Beijing announced on 17 November 2020 that Denmark continues to discourage all non-necessary travels to China as a result of COVID-19. China has initially introduced an entry ban for all non-Chinese citizens. Please be aware that there are test requirements before entry. For more information about your entry opportunity to China,…

Cathay Pacific teams up with selected hospitals for passengers to get COVID-19 PCR tests

As COVID-19 PCR test is mandatory for arrival in many destinations, Cathay Pacific has cooperated with selected hospitals in Bangkok and Phuket to offer their passengers a special rate for COVID-19 tests from now until 31 December 2020. This is done in effort to boost confidence and safety amongst travellers who need to travel during…

Singaporean are allowed to enter Sweden

Residents of Singapore are exempt from the general entry ban to Sweden The Swedish Government amended the temporary ban on entry to Sweden to give the exemption for residents of certain specified non-EU countries and is in line with the Council of the European Union’s latest recommendation to EU Member States. The decision means that…

Singapore Ministry of Health announced travelers from Norway and Estonia require to stay at dedicated SHN fecilities from 8 Nov

6 Nov 2020 the Singapore’s Ministry of Health-MOH announced important update on Stay-Home Notice(SHN) for travelers from Norway entering Singapore, that said: The Multi-Ministry Taskforce has been closely monitoring the global COVID-19 situation. As there has been a sharp increase in cases in Estonia and Norway in the past week, all travelers entering Singapore from…

Finnair offers complimentary Coronavirus insurance for passengers

Finnair announced on 4 November 2020 a complimentary Finnair Corona Cover that will protects passengers in case of getting sick with coronavirus while in their destination. Finnair Corona Cover is included in your ticket with no additional cost when: you have a Finnair ticket booked through Finnair website, mobile app or customer service (ticket number starts with…

Norwegian embassy announced the latest travel restrictions for Norway

Royal Norwegian embassy in Bangkok released on 6 November 2020, new rules of entry to Norway, effective from 9 November 2020. Travelers from red countries must show a certificate on negative COVID-19 test when they come to Norway. The test must have been taken less than 72 hours before the entry. If the person does…

China tightens travel restrictions from 7 Nov

The Royal Danish Embassy in China announced the latest requirements for travelers on 4 November 2020 that said: Attention! China is now tightening the entry rules to China. All foreign and Chinese citizens wishing to enter China must be able to show a negative antibody test from 7 November 2020 In addition, travelers must continue…

The Danish Embassy Manila released the latest regulations on how to enter Denmark

The Royal Danish Embassy Manila released the latest list on how to enter Denmark on 30 October 2020, that said: IMPORTANT INFORMATION WHEN ENTERING DENMARK If you arrive from a country classified as a ‘banned country’, (like Philippines), you must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before entry.…