As travel rules are lifted across the globe, here are all the places you can travel to if you have not been vaccinated. 
As the world finally moves on from the pandemic, many countries across the world are loosening their Covid travel restrictions in order to welcome visitors again. 
 
And although some still have tight rules for tourism, especially for those who are not currently fully vaccinated, an increasing number are dropping all travel restrictions, though some may require a Covid test before travel if you are not vaccinated. 
 
Here’s what you need to know about travelling without a vaccine. 
 
The countries below are open to unvaccinated travellers from the UK for tourism purposes. 
 
You don’t need to be a resident or citizen, or have recently recovered from Covid. Very few countries require quarantine — unless of course you test positive for Covid on arrival — but check your destination requirements first to be sure.  
 
A period of quarantine — either in an accommodation of your choice or at a government facility — may also be mandatory.  
 
In some cases you may be able to get around these extra requirements by showing proof of recent recovery from Covid, or a medical exemption from getting vaccinated. And in any case, before you travel, ensure you have comprehensive travel insurance. 
 
But any country in BLUE has dropped all restrictions! 
 
Albania (ALL restrictions lifted) 
Aruba (Travellers are no longer required to present a COVID-19 negative test result or proof of vaccination). 
Austria (ALL restrictions lifted) 
Bahamas (If you are not fully vaccinated and over 12 years you must present a negative COVID 19 PCR test, taken no more than three days (72 hours) prior to the date of arrival) 
Barbados (Effective Feb 26, 2022 Travellers are permitted to travel to Barbados with a valid negative Rapid Antigen test result OR rapid PCR test within 1 day prior to arrival in Barbados OR negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test result done within 3 days prior to arrival). 
Belize (If unvaccinated, you must present a negative result from a PCR test taken within the 72 hours prior to arrival or an approved rapid antigen test taken within the 48 hours prior to arrival, or a test can be administered at the airport for a fee of BZ$100 or US$50 (which must be paid in cash). 
Bosnia and Herzegovina (If you’re not fully vaccinated, you’ll need to show proof of a negative PCR test (taken no more than 48 hours before entry) or rapid lateral flow test (taken no more than 48 hours before entry) when entering Bosnia and Herzegovina. Once you arrive in Bosnia and Herzegovina no quarantine or self-isolation measures are prescribed.) 
Burundi (All travellers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test issued in the last 72 hours {vaxxed or unvaxxed}. Travellers to and from Burundi must also book arrival and departure COVID-19 tests through the Ministry of Health before their arrival/departure. Arriving passengers will be tested at Bujumbura airport where they will be required to show the QR code from their COVID-19 arrival test booking). 
Cape Verde (If you’re not fully vaccinated, you’ll need to show proof of a negative PCR test (taken no more than 72 hours before you travel) or an antigen test (taken no more than 48 hours before you travel) when you check-in for your flight to Cape Verde). 
Comoros (A PCR test, undertaken less than 72 hours before departure, is required for entry into Comoros, regardless of your COVID-19 vaccination status). 
Costa Rica (Beginning April 1, 2022, the Health Pass and travel insurance policy requirements will be eliminated for all individuals, meaning there will be no COVID-19 related entry requirements for Costa Rica after this date). 
Cuba (From 6 April 2022, there will be no requirement for travellers arriving from the UK for either a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or a negative COVID-19 test. All travellers are required to complete a Health Declaration (Declaracíon Jurada de Sanidad) online before travel). 
Croatia (All restrictions now dropped) 
Cyprus (Cyprus has scrapped all restrictions from 1st June). 
Czech Republic (All entry restrictions now dropped) 
Denmark (All entry restrictions now dropped) 
Dominican Republic (As of April 23, 2022, all passengers and crew members do not need to present a COVID-19 Vaccination Card, PCR, or antigen test to enter the Dominican Republic). 
Egypt (Entry requirements are the same for all travellers; regardless of vaccination staus. There is no requirement to show proof of test or vaccination status) 
El Salvador (You do not need proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test in order to enter El Salvador). 
Eswatini (Entry and exit to South Africa via some land borders are restricted. All travellers must be able to provide evidence, in paper copy, of a negative COVID-19 PCR test on entry to Eswatini. This test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry). 
France (From 31 March 2022, travellers from the UK aged 12 years and over who are not fully vaccinated need to provide: A negative PCR test result taken within 72 hours or an antigen test result taken within 48 hours pre-departure). 
Gambia (Non-vaccinated or partially vaccinated passengers arriving from the UK will require a negative PCR COVID-19 certificate, taken no more than 72 hours before arrival, to The Gambia Ministry of Health officials. Passengers will also be asked to submit to a Rapid Diagnostic Test. If found positive, you will be quarantined at a government facility at your own cost until your test returns a negative result). 
Georgia (Unvaccinated travellers must show a negative PCR test, taken within 72 hours before arrival in Georgia). 
Gibraltar (You don’t need to provide proof of your vaccination status for entry to Gibraltar). 
Greece (All entry restrictions suspended) 
Guinea-Bissau (All arrivals to Guinea-Bissau will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 5 days). 
Haiti (From 9 February, individuals travelling to Haiti will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test prior to boarding flights. This may be either an Antigen or PCR test and must have been taken no more than 72 hours prior to boarding). 
Hungary (From Monday the 7th of March 2022, travellers can enter Hungary without the need for vaccination or immunity certificates, or any kind of test or quarantine obligation). 
Iceland (All entry restrictions have been lifted) 
Ireland (All entry restrictions have been lifted) 
Israel (All entry restrictions have been lifted) 
Italy (All entry restrictions have been lifted) 
Italy (If you’re not fully vaccinated, exempt from vaccination, or cannot demonstrate that you’re fully vaccinated, to enter Italy from the UK you must show either: evidence of a negative PCR taken within 72 hours before entering Italy or a negative rapid lateral flow test taken within the 48 hours before entering Italy OR a COVID-19 recovery certificate, certifying that you have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months). 
Jordan (From 1 March 2022, all travellers regardless of their vaccination status, are no longer required to conduct pre-departure PCR tests and PCR tests on arrival in Jordan. All non-Jordanian travellers, whether vaccinated or not, should complete the Travel To Jordan Declaration Form on the Gateway2Jordan platform and follow all guidance provided by the Government of Jordan). 
Kazakhstan (If you’re not fully vaccinated, you will need a negative PCR test to enter or travel through Kazakhstan. The PCR certificate must be issued within three days prior to arrival in Kazakhstan. If you’re travelling from the UK, you do not need to quarantine when arriving in Kazakhstan, if you have a negative PCR test certificate) 
Kyrgyzstan (You do not need to show any proof of vaccination, proof of a negative test, or proof of recovery and there are no post-arrival testing or quarantine requirements). 
Lebanon (If you’re not fully vaccinated, you’ll need to show proof of a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before boarding your flight, or a Rapid Antigen (Lateral Flow) test taken no more than 24 hours before boarding). 
Lesotho (Partially vaccinated and unvaccinated travellers must show a negative PCR test result that was obtained no more than 72 hours before arrival at the border). 
Luxembourg (If you’re not fully vaccinated and are arriving by air, you’ll need to show proof of a negative PCR test (taken no more than 48 hours before entry) or rapid lateral flow test (taken no more than 24 hours before entry) when entering Luxembourg). 
Madagascar (All travellers to Madagascar need to follow a pre-departure PCR test OR antigen test on arrival, and any relevant quarantine requirements, regardless of vaccination status. These include: A negative PCR test result taken within 72hrs before departure or a COVID-19 antigen test on arrival (at a cost of €15 / US$25 / 65,000 Ariary in cash)) 
Maldives (You will need the following to enter or travel through Maldives as a visitor. All travellers to the Maldives must fill in a Traveller Declaration form 72 hours before departure to and return from the Maldives. A PCR test is no longer required to enter Maldives, no other restricitons apply). 
Malta (Travellers are not required to complete a Passenger Locator Form for entry to Malta. All passengers are required to present on arrival in Malta either a valid vaccination certificate, a negative PCR test taken within the last 72 hours, or a negative rapid antigen test taken within the last 24 hours). 
Mexico (There are no COVID-19 specific entry requirements regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status). 
Monaco (Travellers to Monaco from the UK aged 16 or over who are not fully vaccinated will need to provide: a negative result of a PCR or antigen test taken within the last 24 hours; or a certificate showing proof of recovery from COVID-19 (a positive PCR or antigen test, taken more than 11 days before arrival and within the last 6 months) 
Morocco (International travellers can now enter Morocco by either presenting a vaccine certificate OR a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival if they are unvaccinated. Children under the age of 12 are exempt). 
Mozambique (If you’re not fully vaccinated you will need to provide a negative PCR test if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19. The PCR test result must have been issued in the departure country within 72 hours prior to the time of arrival). 
Namibia (If you’re not fully vaccinated you must present proof on arrival of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken in the country of departure. The test result must not be older than 72 hours (calculated from the time that the sample for testing was taken) at the time of entry into Namibia. Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Test results are not accepted for entry into Namibia). 
Nepal (If you’re not fully vaccinated, you must obtain a negative PCR test not more than 72 hours before your flight of the first departure to enter Nepal, and should then be able to obtain a visa on arrival). 
Nicaragua (There is currently a requirement to have a “negative COVID-19” certificate). 
North Macedonia (There are no entry rules in response to coronavirus). 
Norway (All travel restrictions have been lifted). 
Panama (If you are not fully vaccinated you must take a COVID-19 test 72 hours before arrival and show proof of a negative PCR / antigen result or have a test carried out at the port of entry, at your own cost). 
Poland (There is no longer a requirement to demonstrate your vaccination status on arrival). 
Portugal (If you’re not fully vaccinated, you’ll need to show proof of a negative PCR test (taken no more than 72 hours before boarding), a rapid lateral flow test (taken no more than 24 hours before boarding) or valid evidence of recent recovery from COVID-19 (see below) on departure to mainland Portugal and the Azores. There are no requirements for entry to Madeira and Porto Santo
Rwanda (All travellers arriving in Rwanda, irrespective of their vaccination status, must present a negative Rapid (Lateral Flow) Test, taken no more than 72 hours prior to departure. A further Rapid (Lateral Flow) Test will be taken upon arrival at the traveller’s own cost and is mandatory). 
São Tomé and Príncipe (You can enter São Tomé and Principe without vaccination provided you have proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test). 
Saudi Arabia (You don’t need to provide your vaccination status for entry to Saudi Arabia). 
Senegal (If you’re not fully vaccinated, you’ll need to show proof of a negative PCR test, taken no more than 72 hours before entry to Senegal). 
Serbia (All restrictions have been lifted) 
Seychelles (Visitors who are not fully vaccinated will be required to present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours or a rapid antigen test is done within 24hrs before departure to Seychelles). 
Slovenia (All restrictions lifted - not required to show vaccination status) 
Somalia (If unvaccinated, a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate with a QR code from an authorised service provider, taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival). 
South Africa (Unvaccinated travellers must produce either: a valid certificate of a negative COVID-19 PCR test, which was obtained not more than 72 hours before the date of travel, or a valid certificate of a negative antigen COVID-19 test performed by a medical practitioner, registered health authority or accredited laboratory, obtained not more than 48 hours before the date of departure). 
Spain (UK citizens who have not had a coronavirus jab can now travel to Spain by showing a negative PCR or antigen test on arrival)
St Lucia (All unvaccinated travellers must have a negative RT- PCR COVID-19 test, taken up to five days prior to entering Saint Lucia). 
St Maarten (If you’re not fully vaccinated, you’ll need to show proof of a negative PCR test, taken no more than 48 hours before departure, when entering St Maarten). 
St Vincent and the Grenadines (If you’re not fully vaccinated, you’ll need to show proof of a negative PCR test, taken no more than 72 hours before entry to St Vincent and the Grenadines). 
Sudan (You do not need to provide proof of your vaccination status for entry to Sudan, but must possess a PCR certificate confirming a negative test result, taken less than 72 hours before arrival). 
Switzerland (All restrictions for entry have been dropped) 
Tajikistan (If you’re not fully vaccinated you must provide confirmation of a negative PCR test, issued within 72 hours of arrival. The test must be a COVID-19 PCR swab test). 
Tanzania (Non-fully vaccinated, unvaccinated and those not eligible for vaccination will be required to present a negative COVID-19 RT- PCR or NAATs certificate with QR code obtained within 72 hours before departure). 
Thailand (From 1 July, foreign nationals are only required to show proof of either a certificate of vaccination or a negative PCR or antigen test result within 72 hours of travel. These can be in print or digital format). 
Turkey (All restrictions have been lifted) 
Uganda (If you are not fully vaccinated you will need to show a negative COVID-19 PCR certificate issued no more than 72 hours before departure on arrival by land or air). 
Venezuela (All travellers entering Venezuela must have a (hardcopy) negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours of their incoming flight arrival. Other COVID-19 diagnostic viral tests (e.g. TMA, LAMP, NEAR or antigen) are not accepted). 
Vietnam (All travel restrictions have been lifted) 
Zambia (If you are not fully vaccinated, you’ll need to show proof of a negative SARS-CoV-2 PCR test. Zambian Government guidelines state tests should be taken within 72 hours before departure from the country of origin). 
 
 
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