Singapore and South Korea to jointly launch quarantine-free travel for vaccinated travelers

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  • Quarantine-free travel between Singapore and South Korea will begin on November 15 for vaccinated passengers, Singapore’s Ministry of Transport announced in a press release on Friday.
  • The two countries agreed to introduce a so-called “vaccinated travel lane”, which allows vaccinated travelers to enter Singapore from South Korea, and vice versa – as long as they do not test negative for COVID-19. Huh.

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SINGAPORE – Quarantine-free travel between Singapore and South Korea will begin on November 15 for vaccinated passengers, the city-state’s transport ministry announced on Friday.

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The two countries agreed to introduce a so-called “vaccinated travel lane”, which allows vaccinated travelers to enter Singapore from South Korea, and vice versa, without serving a quarantine. Instead, passengers will have to undergo a Covid-19 test to ensure that they are not infected with the virus.

The press release said it is “the first of its kind between two major aviation hubs in Asia”.

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Transport Minister S Easwaran said the travel arrangements between Singapore and South Korea reopened to normal travel after a disruption of nearly 20 months.

“This is another milestone as we reopen Singapore’s borders, and resume air travel in a careful and calibrated manner,” Easwaran said.

Under the agreement, passengers will have to fly between Singapore’s Changi Airport and South Korea’s Incheon International Airport. More details will be announced soon, the transport ministry said.

Local media also reported that a Discussing travel lanes with the US.

Singapore’s first vaccinated travel lane allowed inoculated travelers from Germany and Brunei to enter the country without quarantine.

– This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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