Venezuela relaxes entry rules

Unvaccinated tourists, however, still require a negative PCR test to enter Venezuela

Venezuela relaxes entry rules

Venezuela will no longer require international arrivals to undergo PCR testing for COVID-19 upon arrival from December 31st.

As a reminder, now all passengers over 5 years old, regardless of vaccination status, must undergo an additional PCR test for COVID-19 upon arrival at the airport at their own expense. According to the tour operator Intourist, the cost of the test is $60 and is automatically included in the ticket. On the spot, tourists traveling with tour operators do not need to pay extra.

The rest of the health regulations remain in effect. Fully vaccinated passengers (Sputnik V is recognized as one of the Russian vaccines) must present a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19, confirming that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 and no more than 270 days before arrival, or a certificate confirming that they are fully vaccinated and given a booster dose.

Unvaccinated travelers require a negative COVID-19 PCR test with a QR code or link within 72 hours to enter Venezuela before the flight arrives. Tests are not needed for children under 5.

Also, all tourists traveling to Caracas must register and complete a health form at

Intourist, which flies to Venezuela on the blocks of seats of the airline Conviasa, assesses the demand for the direction as high.

Intourist doubled its own quota seats on Conviasa flights for New Year's arrivals. The last seats are left on the flight departing on December 25th. Blocks of places within the races in early and mid-December were closed back in early November, ”Intourist reported.

According to Intourist experts, after the end of the New Year holidays in the second mid-January, there will be a noticeable reduction in prices for package tours to Venezuela. So, go on a two-week tour to about. Margarita can be from 154 thousand rubles. for two.

 “Demand for tours to Venezuela in the second half of January, when there is a traditional “failure” of sales, is good, since Intourist offers tours to this Caribbean destination at attractive prices,” summed up the press service of the tour operator.

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