07/30/2021 12:56 PM
Updated 07/30/2021 12:56 PM
The measures taken to stop the coronavirus pandemic mean that the situation of the
open, closed or with restrictions - is constantly changing.
And this triggers the questions: Which countries allow the entry of tourists, and particularly of Argentines ?;
Upon arrival at the destination, do you have to quarantine or present a negative PCR ?;
Is it necessary to be vaccinated?
It is not bad to remember, in the first place, that from the Migrations area they advise against traveling for non-essential reasons, and that the Argentine Government imposed a limit on the number of people who can enter the country through the Ezeiza International Airport.
The Destination Tracker website, where the updated situation of each country can be consulted (www.unwto.org/es/unwto-iata-destination-tracker)
Since July 24, it only receives
7,000 people per week
This causes the cancellation of flights and thousands of people are stranded without being able to return.
For this reason, if you decide to travel abroad, it is recommended to frequently visit the pages of the
embassies and consulates
of the place where you intend to go
, to avoid inconveniences.
“It is also advisable to visit the
of the International Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
In the case of needing to move through South America, it is advisable to visit the website of Mercosur and Associated States:
And if you need to travel to Europe, the website in Spanish of the European Union:
”, they suggest from the entity.
Where can you travel with an Argentine passport.
While some countries begin to live in a new normal, others
keep their territory closed
to tourism and the vast majority
ask for various requirements
Here are some places where we can travel - and others that we cannot - Argentines.
A new wave of infections threatens Spain, and President Pedro Sánchez announced new measures for travelers.
Argentina is classified as
an epidemiological “high risk” country
, and therefore only Argentines with
a European passport
or who can prove a
can enter Spain
Of course, those who enter must complete a
, which can end sooner if a test is performed after 7 days and it is negative.
The measure will be in effect
until August 10
Sputnik V: Russian vaccine still awaits European Union approval.
Photo Andrey Rudakov / Bloomberg
This announcement implies a setback, since entry had been authorized as of June 7 to all people vaccinated with the doses approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
In this sense, it is important to remember that vaccines widely used in Argentina, such as
not yet been approved
by the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
However, the procedures are underway and it is estimated that the approval
should not take much longer
Especially considering that both Sinopharm and Sinovac were approved by the World Health Organization (WHO).
In other words, Argentines who want to travel to Europe for tourism will be able to do so only if they completed the vaccination
with the approved vaccines, which are those of
(including that for young people from 12 to 17 years old),
Johnson & Johnson
Plaza Mayor in Madrid, Spain.
Photo Ricardo Rubio / Europa Press.
Since July 17, France has enabled
They must prove a complete vaccination schedule with a vaccine recognized by France and approved by the European Medicines Agency.
People who are not inoculated may enter if they have
or have a
in the community.
They will have to do
10 days of isolation
All passengers must
present a negative
coronavirus, PCR or antigen test, carried out 48 hours before the flight.
Eiffel Tower in Paris.
It reopened on July 21, after 9 months closed.
AP Photo / Michel Euler.
Until July 30, Argentines who want to travel to Italy can only do so
for specific reasons such
as work, health issues, study, absolute urgency or return home.
They will have to present a negative test carried out 72 hours before the flight, complete a location form and perform 10 days of isolation.
In addition, they will not be able to use public transportation upon arrival.
Germany, meanwhile, allows the entry of fully vaccinated Argentines (with vaccines approved by EMA) for
Photo EFE / Clemens Bilan.
The country requests a
European Union Digital Covid Certificate
or proof of vaccination in digital or physical form in German, English, French, Italian or Spanish.
Russia, meanwhile, only allows the entry of foreigners to receive medical treatment or to care for relatives in the country.
Those who have a close relative who is a Russian citizen can enter proving the kinship relationship.
can transit through Russian airports
, as long as they do not enter the country.
The United Kingdom included Argentina and 56 other countries on the red list, which prohibits the entry of its citizens.
Until August 10, Argentines cannot enter Norway either.
Sweden also has its borders closed for people from Argentina.
Finland only receives fully vaccinated passengers.
The United States welcomes citizens of Argentina who present a
negative covid-19 certificate
upon arrival, made up to 3 days before departure from the first boarding point, and complete an
and certification form prior to departure.
This situation applies to all people from two years of age, although it must be taken into account that some states ask for
Miami is one of the places most chosen by Argentines.
Photo Eva Marie Uzcategui / AFP.
The borders of Mexico, meanwhile, are open and
there are no restrictions
on air entry.
All you have to do is present the questionnaire for identifying risk factors in travelers to the immigration service upon landing.
To visit the Dominican Republic, it is not necessary to have a negative coronavirus test.
Visitors can be subjected to
, although those who present a vaccination certificate or a negative test will be exempt.
For its part, the Colombian Ministry of Health eliminated the request for a negative PCR test to enter the country, which
allows the entry of Argentines
It is required to complete the
24 hours prior to arrival
Image of Cartagena, Colombia.
Uruguay, meanwhile, only receives Uruguayans or residents of that country.
To do this, they must comply with a 7-day isolation, complete a form, have health coverage in the country and present a negative PCR carried out a maximum of 72 hours before shipment.
A similar situation is that of Chile, which remains with its
and does not allow the entry of foreigners for tourism.
Peru allows the entry of passengers.
Request to complete the Affidavit of Health Authorization and Geolocation Authorization.
issued up to 72 hours prior to boarding, or antigen detection test performed up to 24 hours prior to flight.
It does not apply to passengers under 12 years of age.
People who have overcome the disease in the period of up to 3 months prior to the trip, must show a health document that proves discharge.
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.
Photo Rodrigo Buendia / AFP.
To enter Ecuador it is necessary to have before boarding the
with the complete scheme or a negative PCR test issued 72 hours in advance.
Argentines arriving in Panama will have to have a test (PCR, RT-PCR or antigens) done 72 hours before the flight.
The result must be in English or Spanish.
People who have been in Argentina in the last 14 days, must in turn undergo another test upon arrival.
Paraguay requests to complete the Traveler's Health Declaration 24 hours before entering the country.
Present test with negative result, carried out up to 72 hours before shipment.
Only RNA detection techniques are supported.
If someone had the illness between 90 and 14 days prior to the trip, they must prove it with laboratory results.
All travelers must complete a
It is counted from the completion of the RT-PCR test presented upon entry to the country and another test must be performed on the fifth day in an authorized laboratory.
Bocas del Toro, Panama.
Photo Getty Images.
Asia and Oceania
Israel considers Argentina as an
area of high
and its citizens are not allowed to enter.
China suspended the entry of foreigners, although it does not apply to those who have a visa issued after March 2020 processed outside that country.
Requires filling out a
to get in and out.
In India international flights are prohibited.
Passengers are not allowed in
, but there are exceptions.
Those with an India foreign citizen card or approved visas can enter.
They must show a negative PCR test issued up to 72 hours before flying.
Karon Beach in Phuket, Thailand: not for Argentines.
Photo Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP
Thailand opened the borders of Phuket and Na Thon to encourage tourism, but Argentines are not allowed access.
In Oceania, both Australia and New Zealand are
closed to tourism
, and only allow their citizens and foreigners to enter for specific reasons.
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