In the past year we have found out that a holiday is a basic necessity of life. Vacation is in our nature. Popular holiday destinations such as Greece, Spain and France from now on do not require a negative PCR test if you have been fully vaccinated for at least fourteen days. That's great, but how are you going to officially prove you've been vaccinated? All 1 countries of the European Union must have started distributing corona certificates by 27 July at the latest. At the moment, the much-discussed certificate is already being distributed in some countries such as Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Croatia, Poland, Lithuania, Spain and the Czech Republic.

hope on the horizon

It is therefore important to inform yourself well in advance at the embassy of your destination. The current situation is very annoying, they also find it at tour operator TUI. From health statements and transport measures to hygiene regulations at the destination. There is a lot of information about Covid-19. You can hardly see the forest for the trees. Corona creates unpredictable situations. Travel advice is constantly changing. Where one country opens again, the other country closes its borders.

Large parts of Italy, Germany and Austria from orange to yellow, holidays are allowed again. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will release new travel advice for Europe on Wednesday, and the three popular holiday destinations will go from 'orange' to 'yellow'. According to the Telegraaf The corona figures in Italy and Austria give rise to the lifting of travel restrictions, which are expected to take effect at the end of this week.

stay at home

The simplest travel advice is still: stay home. Almost every country requires the foreign visitor to submit a PCR test. In most countries, the negative result can be determined up to 72 hours before arrival. Each country requires a health certificate or an address where the traveler resides, the so-called Passenger Locator Form. Some countries find the yellow booklet that the Netherlands publishes enough, but others want to wait for the digital corona certificate that will be introduced in the EU on 1 July.

The ANWB has clear travel guides for many European countries, Turkey, Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. The website netherlandsworldwide.nl of the government also has references to the official and often voluminous announcements of the national governments.

Read also: Curaçao is an extremely safe holiday this summer

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