Fiji has announced that all COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted. As the Pacific island nation’s borders opened, vaccination or advance proof of travel insurance was required. .
Photo: @turtlefiji / Fiji Tourism Board
Recently, the country lifted the requirement to present a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of arrival. But from February 14th, the country welcomes everyone. No vaccines, no tests. It’s just paradise.
A country with 93% of its population fully vaccinated and low hospitalization rates, the move by the government of Fiji hopes to bolster the tourism industry, which has been devastated as the world goes into lockdown. increase. As reported by Traveloffpath, Fiji Tourism Board CEO Brent Hill said:
“The industry welcomes the decision to lift all protocols, restrictions, vaccination requirements and COVID-19 testing and invites the world to experience Fiji where happiness comes naturally.”
Compared to neighboring countries, Fiji has been slow to open borders without restrictions to encourage coronavirus-conscious travelers, emphasizing following local protocols and expectations. With its approach, the country now hopes to capitalize on the surge in international tourists amid the post-Corona travel boom.
333 islands to explore
White sandy beaches, turquoise waters, and an abundance of activities and wildlife will entice every traveler. The country offers a variety of accommodation options to suit all budgets. In 2022, the country will welcome over 630,000 visitors. This equates to about 71% of pre-corona levels. Fiji Airways, the national airline, is looking to establish itself as the leading airline in the Pacific region, urging travelers to make stops en route between Australia/New Zealand, the United States and Canada.
There are many ways to get to Fiji
Nadi International Airport (NAN) and Suva Nausori International Airport (SUV) are Fiji’s two international airports with various connections across the Pacific Rim.
Fiji Airways, of course, operates the majority of routes reaching Singapore, Tokyo, Vancouver, Wellington and more. The airline operates a fleet of ATR-72, ATR-42, DHC-6-300 and DHC-6-400 aircraft operating various Airbus A330, A350 and Boeing 737 aircraft to Australia, New Zealand and long haul destinations. is operating For shorter hopes to domestic and other Pacific island nations. Fiji Link operates turboprop aircraft and maintains all domestic and short-term flights. Compared to Fiji Airways, the main operator of international and widebody flights.
Korean Air previously operated weekly flights to Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN) and Nadi. However, this ended its operation in October 2019.
Suva’s Nausori International Airport, Fiji’s second largest airport, maintains a small international network connecting the east side of Viti Levu and surrounding islands to Auckland, Funafuti (Tuvalu), Port Vila and Sydney. increase.
Source: Go off the beaten track