Austria plans to fully reopen its borders with Germany by 15 June 2020. The travel bubble would allow for business and holiday trips between these countries. Austria also plans to extend its travel sphere to Switzerland, Liechtenstein and the “neighbouring countries of Eastern Europe.” See the full list of European travel bubbles on Wego Travel Blog. Spain has reciprocal travel agreements with Australia, China, South Korea, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand and Uruguay. In all cases, a negative PCR test carried out within 72 hours of arrival in Spain is mandatory when travelling from a high-risk country or area (from 23 November). In July, India first built travel bubbles with the United States, Germany and France. Since then, India has entered into agreements with 10 other nations – Britain, Canada, maldives, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Nigeria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Japan. Flights between India and Germany go under the bubble… New Zealand is preparing to send a team of experts to explore the possibility of opening a travel bubble between New Zealand and the Cook Islands. If the trip goes smoothly, a travel bubble could be set up within 14 days, according to Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand`s prime minister.
South African Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane explained the possibility of reopening regional borders, creating travel bubbles with regional countries. Kubayi-Ngubane said that in coordination with regional partners, the minister believed that South Africa could create a regional travel bubble. However, data and other details are not yet available. India has built an air bubble with Afghanistan. Indian airlines and Ariana Afghan Airlines are now allowed to offer routes between India and Afghanistan and to carry on these flights the following categories of people: the Japanese bubble with Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar and Taiwan is limited to residents only. Source: Timeout.com International passenger transport has been suspended in India since 23 March. Since May and under the bilateral “air bubble” agreements with selected countries, special international flights have been carried out since July as part of the Vande Bharat mission. When the world learned of this initiative, many began to follow this example, or at least to think seriously about the possibility of forming a block with their neighbors. Most countries generally view the concept of the travel bubble as something that would involve a takeover of companies in several sectors. The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has updated its travel instructions that allow residents and citizens of several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) states to enter the country by presenting covid-19 certificates on arrival. The bubble also extends to the people and citizens of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OESC), Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Jamaica.