Last Minute Eid Getaways for UAE Residents

  • Publish date: Sunday، 09 May 2021 Last update: Tuesday، 13 July 2021
Last Minute Eid Getaways for UAE Residents
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The UAE has been recognized for its efforts with combating Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic through Ramadan and Eid. While many of us aren't planning to travel, some of us decide to travel in the minute! If you would like to go for a getaway this Eid, here are last minute destinations that you could definitely enjoy.

Here are 13 places where travelers are welcomes as it is also only six hours away from UAE.

  1. Armenia

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Armenia is a short three-hour flight from Dubai to Yerevan, all that you would need is to show a negative Covid-19 PCR test certificate issued no more than 72 hours prior to arrival.

  1. Cyprus

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The UAE is currently listed as Red by Cypriot authorities, which means travellers need to take a Covid-19 test 72 hours before travelling, and another one on arrival. So long as your second test is negative, you won’t need to quarantine. All travellers must apply for permission to enter at least 24 hours before travelling

  1. Egypt

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Travellers landing in Cairo need to show negative PCR test results issued no more than 72 hours before departure, however children under 6 are exempt. Those traveling to Egypt must also fill in an health declaration form that will be distributed to passengers via their airline.

  1. Georgia

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 Georgia is only open to travellers from select destinations, which includes the UAE. All visitors need to either have a Covid-19 PCR test taken no later than 72 hours prior to arriving in Georgia, or hold a Covid-19 vaccination certificate with both doses completed. Travellers entering the country with a negative PCR test result instead of a Covid-19 vaccine certificate will need to take another test on the day, at their own expense. There is also an application form to be filled out by those visitng.

  1. Greece

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Before travelling to Greece, you will require to take a Covid-19 PCR test and complete a form at least 24 hours before departing the UAE. All travellers over the age of 5 must have a Covid-19 test result, except those who have a certificate of vaccination completed at least 14 days before their arrival in Greece. There are also some restrictions imposed that will need to be considered.

  1. Kenya

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All travellers must complete an online Covid-19 health form before arriving in Kenya. This will produce a QR code, which you'll have to show to airport officials. Travellers also need a negative Covid-19 test result, taken no more than 96 hours before arriving in Kenya. Strict health checks are being carried out at the airport and anyone showing signs of Covid-19 may be required to quarantine. Just like Greece there are some restrictions imposed, such as a curfew!

  1. Maldives

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You qill need a negative PCR test result, taken no more than 96 hours before travel all travellers, including those who have had one or both doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, must also show PCR test results and only babies below 1 are exempt. Before travelling you will need to submit their test result with a filled form 24 hours before travel.

  1. Seychelles

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The Island requires a negative PCR tests taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure are necessary for all visitors, including infants and children, and travellers must have valid health insurance. No visa is required for entry into the Seychelles, but all travellers must apply for permission to visit through the Health Travel Authorization platform

  1. Sri Lanka

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A visa ad PCR is required as PCR test must be taken no more than 96 hours before travelling. Pre-payment for PCR tests – priced at $40 per test – is also requested before travel.

  1. Turkey

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All passengers aged 6 years and above also need to show negative Covid-19 test results, which must have been taken no more than three days before arriving in Turkey. Turkey is among the other countries who are imposing restrictions such as a curfew!

  1. Tajikistan

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All international travellers arriving in Tajikistan must provide confirmation of a negative PCR test, issued within 72 hours of arrival. Test results are verified before passengers are allowed to board flights to Dushanbe and again upon arrival. Travellers must also apply for a Tajik visa before being able to enter the country.

  1. Uzbekistan

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Visa-free travel is available for UAE citizens and residents, but you will need a negative PCR test result in either English or Russian.

  1. Tanzania

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Tanzania doesn’t require guests to have a PCR test before arriving, however, travellers must have valid travel insurance covering Covid-19 treatment for the duration of the visit. Face masks are mandatory in public places.

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