Singapore has recently announced plans to introduce a quarantine free travel program, this is applicable for vaccinated travellers coming from Germany and Brunei. The country has also decided to ease restrictions for people coming from Macau and Hong Kong. Additionally, Singapore is also planning to reopen for tourism after vaccinating at least 75% of its population.
“As the global COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adjust our border measures with the appropriate safeguards to ensure public health and safety”. Said a statement from The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore
Before this announcement, only Singapore residents, employees, and those with student passes were allowed to enter the country, with a recent travel update starting September 08, visitors from Germany and Brunei need to apply for vaccine travel passes to enter Singapore.
However, tourists need to take several Covid-19 tests which include pre-departure, on arrival and post-arrival. Also, travellers must have stayed in their country of departure for at least 21 consecutive days before departure.
Speaking on the ease of restrictions for Hong Kong, the Transport minister informed that they do not have any plans to establish a Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble which was closed twice due to the rise of coronavirus cases.