Most recently, it ranked the Czechia among the risky countries of Italy. To enter its territory, it is necessary to submit a negative test for coronavirus up to 72 hours old.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in addition to passing the test in the Czech Republic, it is also possible to undergo a rapid test upon arrival at one of the Italian airports. So far, Italy has required negative tests for COVID-19 only for arrivals from Croatia, Greece, Malta, Spain and some French regions.
Other countries, such as Greece, also require a negative test for COVID-19 from people traveling from the Czech Republic. Other countries, such as Switzerland and the Netherlands, require mandatory quarantine upon arrival from the Czech Republic, even for those who have been tested negatively.
Czech government traffic light
The Czech Republic applies the so – called traffic lightswhen evaluating countries according to the degree of risk of coronavirus infection. Only in high-risk countries do Czechs have to prove a negative test on their return or go to a 14-day quarantine.
The government’s “traffic light” is list of “countries safe for travel” divided into three categories (low, medium and high risk of infection). The “traffic light” falls under the administration of the Ministry of Health and is regular updated according to developments in individual states.
In the event that states restrict entry into their territory, travel will be governed by the conditions of the other party. You are so for vacation planning essential, and just an overview of such conditions is provided by the interactive map below.
What about traveling in practice
Number of countries where you can travel without any problems, may therefore be smaller than indicated by a “traffic light” published by the government. This in itself does not show how strict the regime is at the borders of other countries in the world. But from the point of view of travel, such information is crucial.
The world travel map below shows which countries in the world Czechs can go to so far. The source of information is Foreign Ministry signpost. In case of uncertainty about the current situation, the institution recommends following the statement of the relevant embassies of the Czech Republic in the given country.
The infographics show the conditions under which you can travel to the countries shown. Green indicates no restrictions, orange warns of additional obstacles. For example, the need to undergo tests for COVID-19. To pan the map, select ✥ from the tool menu on the left. Infographics can also be zoomed out or zoomed in.
Selection of non-European destinations
The border was scheduled to open on 1 September, but did not occur due to the renewed spread of coronavirus.
President Bolsonaro has repeatedly stated that he does not consider COVID-19 to be a major problem, and the country’s approach to tourism corresponds to this. The borders are open and tourists should not expect any significant restrictions on arrival.
The obligation to submit a negative PCR test result not older than 72 hours upon entry into the country is newly introduced at all points of entry. The PCR test is now also required in the resorts of Sharm el-Sheikh, Hurghada, Marsa Matrouh, Taba, Marsa Alam and still in the capital Cairo.
United Arab Emirates
Possibility of arrival for the emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. It is necessary to apply for a visa, have travel insurance and fill in the data in the COVID-19 DXB app. Quarantine required in Abu Dhabi.
Nepal has decided to resume tourism from October 17, 2020, but Czech citizens will not be able to travel to the country.
Tourists must have a negative COVID test and meet the condition of pre-registration with the local authorities.
South African Republic
With effect from 1 October 2020, the borders of South Africa will be opened for international passenger transport. Each passenger will be required to submit a negative COVID-19 test, which will not be more than 72 hours after boarding the aircraft.
From 16 September 2020, a negative PCR test is no longer a condition for entry into the country; the tests will be carried out at random at the airport.
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Where can we (not) travel in Europe?
With effect from 11 September, it placed Prague in the red category at its coronavirus traffic light. Since 16 September, the Central Bohemian, South Bohemian, Plzeň, Liberec, Hradec Králové, Pardubice and South Moravian regions and the Vysočina Region have also fall into the red category. On the way from these regions, people in Belgium have to be quarantined for a fortnight and a COVID-19 test is mandatory. All passengers must continue to fill in the contact form before traveling to Belgium.
Since August 29, the country has included the Czechia together with other countries on its quarantine list. People arriving in Britain from the Czech Republic must undergo quarantine for 14 days. With a few exceptions, all passengers must complete a so-called contact form before traveling to the UK.
Denmark has included the whole of the Czech Republic in the list of risky countries. From midnight on September 11, only those who have a good reason to travel are admitted to Denmark from the Czech Republic. Not tourists.
The country last removed the Czech Republic from the list of safe states on July 24. Estonia updates the list every week, now the Czechs have to quarantine for a fortnight when traveling to this country in the week from 21 to 27 September. From September 1, it can be shortened to seven days by two negative tests. Latvia and Lithuania have introduced similar measures against Czech citizens.
Since August, the Czech Republic has been in a group of countries from which it is not possible to travel freely to Finland. For passengers from the Czech Republic, they can only come to Finland in justified cases (work, family, school). These reasons must be documented by the Czech citizen. A 14-day quarantine is recommended upon arrival.
Italy has classified the Czechia as a high-risk country; in order to enter its territory, it is necessary to submit a negative test for a coronavirus up to 72 hours old.
Before traveling, people from the Czech Republic must fill in an online form stating the reason for their trip to the country and after sending it, they will receive an e-mail, which they will submit at the Irish border. Czech citizens then have to undergo quarantine, which can last up to 14 days, depending on the length of their stay in Ireland.
As of September 18, people who have stayed in the Czech Republic in the previous 14 days cannot go to Cyprus. Exceptions are, for example, Cypriot citizens and their family members or permanent residents. However, they must take the COVID-19 test upon arrival and enter the two-week quarantine, regardless of how the test turned out.
Hungary has banned the entry of foreigners, with a few exceptions, due to the growing number of coronavirus infections. Hungary has granted an exemption to citizens of the Visegrad Four countries (V4), who can enter Hungary if they have booked at least one day’s stay before 1 September, together with a negative test of no more than five days. Exceptions are, for example, persons who can prove that they have overcome the infection in the last six months. For a limited time, this exemption did not apply, but from Tuesday, October 6, it is valid again, probably until the end of October, then Hungary will further evaluate the situation.
Germany ranks the Czechia among the risk areas. It requires a test for coronavirus or quarantine to enter its territory.
The Netherlands first classified Prague as a risk region on 15 September with immediate effect. People who have stayed there are to be quarantined for 10 days after arriving in the country. This does not apply, inter alia, to transit through the Netherlands, including transfers at airports, or to certain professions if people do not have symptoms of COVID-19. On Tuesday, September 22, the Netherlands ranked the entire Czech Republic among high-risk countries due to coronavirus. After arriving from the Czech Republic, people have to quarantine, even with a negative test for COVID-19.
People coming to the country from the Czech Republic must spend ten days in quarantine with effect from 8 August. During the quarantine period, it is necessary to remain at one fixed address, accommodation in camps, under a tent or hiking by motorhome do not meet the conditions for a quarantine stay. A negative test for COVID-19 is not required and cannot replace quarantine upon arrival in the country.
Since 18 September, the country has ranked the Czech Republic among the countries at risk. When traveling to Slovakia, people must, with some exceptions, submit a negative coronavirus test result not older than 72 hours or quarantine and then undergo the test. Exceptions to the restriction will be, among others, commuters, students, teachers, health professionals or athletes.
Since 6 August, the Czech Republic has been on the Slovenian list of countries for which citizens are required to enter a two-week quarantine when entering the country, with a few exceptions. From 13 September, the duration of the quarantine was reduced from 14 to ten days and the validity of the test certificate for the new coronavirus was extended from 36 hours to 48 hours after the certificate was issued, provided that the test was not taken in Slovenia.
The country has included the Czech Republic in the list of risky countries. From September 14, people will have to quarantine for ten days after arriving from the Czech Republic. Transit is allowed.
He ranks Prague among the risk areas. Passengers from the Czech capital will have to prove themselves with a negative test for COVID-19 when entering the country.
From Wednesday, October 7, Bucharest will add the Czechia and Slovakia to the list of high-risk countries due to the spread of coronavirus. Upon arrival from both countries, people will have to enter a two-week quarantine.
From June 29 without restrictions.
Czech tourists must prove themselves by a negative test for COVID-19.
Upon arrival, all you have to do is fill in a form that provides personal information and answers a few questions about COVID-19. No test is needed. Czechs can get to Croatia comfortably by car, bus or plane. RegioJet has prepared i direct train connection.
It is not necessary to prove a negative test for COVID-19 or to undergo quarantine. Tourism is allowed, at the airport passengers are checked using thermal cameras.
From August 24, Czech citizens are obliged to take a test or quarantine when returning to the Czech Republic. On Friday, October 2, the Canary and Balearic Islands were removed from the Czech list of risk areas abroad. From Monday, October 5, neither the covid-19 test nor the quarantine will be mandatory when returning from these locations.