Since December 2019, the novel coronavirus has taken over the world. However, nations around the world are back to their normal lives. Mostly, people around the world have also started traveling. Business and leisure travel has resumed in many countries for the past one month. Turkey has also reopened its doors for tourism. Although, things will not be the same as it used to be.
COVID19 updates in Turkey
There were around 214,000 cases of coronavirus in Turkey. However, the country has worked tremendously to fight against this novel coronavirus.
On the other hand, there are only 12,000 active cases in the whole country which are far less than expected.
Traveling to Turkey as the country has reopened its doors for tourism
According to the Travel and Tourism industry of Turkey, it is all set to welcome guests from around the world. It has lifted all COVID 19 travel amid restrictions. Land borders are also open with Greece, Bulgaria, Georgia, and all other neighboring countries except Syria & Iran.
COVID Rules to entry Turkey
There are few considerations for travelers yo enter Turkey. However, the Turkish Embassy website has not required any specific health certificate to enter the country but passengers will be going through medical screening at the airport. Any passenger showing symptoms of the virus including fever, runny nose, cough will be required to go for the covid19 test. If the test turns out to be positive the passenger will be sent to quarantine for another 14 days.
Travelers above the age of 65 will observe a curfew from 8.00 pm to 10.00 am. The Travel Ask forbids elderly people to avoid traveling until the vaccines are in the market.
Hotel rooms will be sanitized and guest temperature will be checked upon arrival.
While in Turkey
Tourists in Turkey should follow the precautions while in the country. Wearing masks in public places is necessary to avoid any contact with the infection. While in transport all passengers must wear masks in their taxis, busses, and trams.
How to travel to Turkey
There are multiple airlines that have started their operations in Turkey. However, most of the middle eastern airlines required Health certificate that shows passenger is corona negative.
Although, the Turkish flagship airline does not require any sort of certification neither it is needed to obtain a visa nor entering the country. Turkish Airlines would be the best option if one needs to travel to the country.
Turkish Airlines serves from almost every part of the world so it would not be difficult to reserve.