Many countries have now seen the peak point in the outbreak and are now in the process of normalization. This process was challenging for all country economies and human psychology. But now, it’s time to normalize. While some countries advise against international travel, many popular destinations are beginning to reduce Covid-19 locking measures and limitations by June.
In June, the European Union created an action plan to reopen its internal borders in the summer months, while some countries such as Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania created travel bubbles and lifted restrictions for each other’s citizens.
Albania has opened its land borders to international tourists from 1 June. But some hotels and beaches will open on June 15th. Some shops and restaurants are currently open.
According to the planning of the Caribbean island of Aruba, the borders will be opened to passengers between 15 June and 1 July.
However, if an increase in the number of cases occurs, this data will be delayed to a later day.
At first, the trip will be allowed for tourists from neighboring countries. The Austrian border will open to Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary on June 15. However, train services to Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic have been suspended.
Bali successfully survived the coronavirus outbreak with fewer than 350 cases and 4 deaths. The island administration plans to retake the tourists again until October, but if the infection rates increase, this situation will be discussed again.
Belgium plans to open its borders to tourists by June 15.
Bulgaria will welcome tourists from Greece and Serbia from June, and will likely welcome Austrian and German tourists.
Cyprus While hotels in the country reopened on June 1, international air travel will restart on June 9.
Once the borders are reopened, tourists from selected countries will be allowed to enter.
First, it will be allowed for flights from Greece, Malta, Bulgaria, Norway, Austria, Finland, Slovenia, Hungary, Israel, Denmark, Germany, Slovakia, and Lithuania.
As of June 20, flights from Switzerland, Poland, Romania, Croatia, Estonia, and the Czech Republic will also be allowed.
However, the list can be expanded to cover other countries in the coming months, based on the rate of the outbreak.
As of June 15, borders will be opened for tourists coming from Austria and Germany.
Borders due to open to tourists from Norway, Germany, and Iceland from 15 June. Travel between other Nordic countries is being reviewed, with a further announcement expected by 15 June.
Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
These 3 countries created a “travel bubble” among themselves. They will only open their borders to each other.
The borders will be opened initially for tourists from Switzerland and Germany starting June 15. Currently, all arrivals, except England, the EU, Andorra, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Monaco, Norway, Switzerland, and the Vatican, must be self-isolated for 14 days.
The borders are now open to tourists from Luxembourg and will open to Switzerland, France, and Austria starting June 15.
The government of the country plans to reopen its borders to foreign tourism on July 1 in order to revive tourism.
Greece, which started the restrictions early, will start accepting tourists again from June 15th.
Italy will reopen its borders to international tourists from 3 June and mandatory isolation measures will also be lifted.
The government aims to ease its restrictions on international entries on June 15.
The borders are currently open only to tourists from Germany.
Since the quarantine process began, about 30 resorts have remained open here. The reason for this was that tourists preferred to stay here rather than return home.
According to the statements of Tourism Minister Ali Waheed, the country will be in a position to accept tourists until the end of 2020.
From June, private jets and superyachts will be allowed to enter and a gradual acceptance will begin.
Borders of the Netherlands are now open for those traveling within the Schengen Area.
The borders are planned to be open only to tourists from Denmark starting June 15. No explanation has been made yet for other Northern countries.
The borders are planned to open to international travel starting from 13 June.
Portugal is planning to reopen its borders for countries outside the EU region starting June 15th.
Spain was the country with one of the strictest restrictions in Europe, but this is slowly changing. Beaches in some parts of the country will reopen in June.
Travels within the country will be permitted on 22 June. As of July 1, borders will be gradually opened to international tourists.
The borders are now open to tourists from EU countries, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland. For other countries, it is stated that it can be opened on June 15 at the earliest.
From June 15, Switzerland will open its borders to Germany, France, and Austria. For other Schengen region countries, borders will be opened from 6 July.
Although there are fewer cases than other destinations around the country, Thai officials plan to open the country borders to tourism in the last quarter of the year.
Turkey aims to take international tourists since mid-June.
The country has set new guidelines for hotels and facilities such as temperature controls at the entrances and at least 12 hours of room ventilation after payment.
In the meantime, restrictions on long-distance travel would be lifted.
Currently, hotels are preparing to open in early July. However, as the restrictions with the EU continue, domestic tourism is more important for the UK.