Malaysians can now travel abroad! So, where to go and which countries and destinations would accept us? Here we compiled 20 overseas destinations Malaysians can visit, with or without quarantine required.
Destinations Malaysians can visit with quarantine required:
Finland is accepting international tourists starting from 25 October 2021.
Individuals visiting Mauritania have to undergo 10-day quarantine.
3. Bali, Indonesia
Bali is accepting Malaysian tourists from 14 October 2021. However, travellers will have to provide proof of booking a hotel for quarantine for a minimum of 8 days.
4. Phuket, Thailand
Travellers must obtain additional approval from the Thailand Embassy first.
Visitors are required to undergo 14-day quarantine.
Destinations Malaysians can visit without quarantine:
1. United States
If you are going to the United States, you will have to book a direct flight from Malaysia or transit through approved countries only.
All travellers aged 2 years and above should provide:
- Negative COVID-19 viral test (taken within 3 days of travel) or
- Documentation from a licensed healthcare provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.
Fully vaccinated travellers must:
- Complete a passenger locator form 48 hours before arrival
- Take a Covid-19 test within 2 days after arrival
However, not all vaccines, including Sinovac, are recognized in the country.
Tap here to check out which vaccines are accepted.
Partially vaccinated travellers must:
- Complete a COVID-19 test 3 days before arrival
- Take another two Covid-19 tests on day two and day eight of arrival
Meanwhile, 10 days of home quarantine is required for unvaccinated individuals.
- Provide a certificate of the negative PCR test carried within 96 hours before departure
- Attach the test result to the Traveler Health Declaration form and submit it online within 24 hours before arrival
- Download TraceEkee to use during the trip
The MySejahtera certificate is now recognised in France. Fully vaccinated travellers are free to travel to France without tests and quarantine.
However, for unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travellers, these are the requirements:
- Compelling reasons
- Negative PCR test less than 72 hours before boarding or a negative antigen test less than 48 hours prior
- 7 days of self-isolation upon arrival
Visitors must submit a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure, unless they have a certificate showing they were vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival.
6. United Arab Emirates
Travellers to Dubai in the UAE must present a negative PCR test result at the departure airport. However, they might be tested again on arrival at Dubai’s airport. No quarantine is needed if the test result is negative.
Ukraine is welcoming individuals with a minimum of 1 vaccine dose. However, travellers visiting the destination must download their government health app – Vdoma and get a travel insurance.
Fully vaccinated Malaysians who do not have a travel history to South Africa 21 days before arrival are allowed to enter the country. No tests are needed.
India is accepting travellers arriving by chartered flight from 15 October 2021 while other arrivals will be permitted from 15 November 2021.
10. Andorra, Italy
Travellers must prove that they are either fully vaccinated or have tested negative for the COVID-19 before arrival.
Travellers must present an entry form that is required to be filled out digitally before travel and receive a QR code as confirmation.
Tests and quarantine will not be required for fully vaccinated Malaysians and children under 16-year-old.
However, a vaccination certificate will be required to enter several attractions.
Quarantine and PCR tests are not required upon arrival at Mexico.
Fully vaccinated Malaysians can enter Spain as long as they have proof of vaccination.
However, they must complete a Health Control Form within 48 hours before their flight. A QR code will be sent as a confirmation to access the airport.
Moreover, a vaccination certificate is not required for children under the age of 12.
Only individuals with COVID-19 symptoms need to undergo quarantine.
Travellers who received the Sinovac, Sinophram or Sputnik vaccines must be tested for antibodies before arrival.
Note: For more details on the travel requirements and restrictions, please refer to the respective country’s guidelines for confirmation.
With and without out quarantine, which destinations do you plan to travel to?
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