For more than a year, people around the world have been going through kind of house-arrest situations due to Covid-19 pandemic. Due to various restrictions, including lockdowns and travel bans, human kind have rarely been able to get out controlling the spread of the virus. However, after months of vaccinations worldwide, restrictions have been relaxed, and travel bans have been lifted in most countries. As a result, the travel will increase significantly in the post-Corona period; online booking platform Airbnb predicts1. Here we have listed the top 10 coolest places to travel post pandemic when the world goes back to normal.
Top 10 best places to travel post pandemic
Many first-world countries are in a race to reopen as the rapid vaccination program is going to. Hence, travel lovers will certainly look for safe countries.
The USA is top on the list as they progressed toward the vaccination program, and 50% of the population got the vaccine. This makes America the top safest nation in the world. As per the Bloomberg, USA now has 334 vaccinated travel routes, which means quarantine-free travel is possible for the Covid-19 negative report and for the vaccinated people2.
Hopefully, the USA will vaccinate most of its population by the end of this year and can attract travelers from different parts of the world.
New Zealand is one of the first countries that controlled the Covid cases strictly and flattened the curve successfully. Although only 10.3% of the population got vaccinated to date2, the country has relatively lower Covid 19 cases, and they are ahead of any other countries in terms of preparing for tourism.
New Zealand is already popular for its untouched nature, along with great hiking sports even before the pandemic3. Moreover, the country's awe-inspiring landscapes make it one of the best attractions for travelers.
Switzerland already relaxed the entry restrictions for Schengen Area and many other third countries4. Now the travelers from Schengen countries don't need to go through quarantine. However, the travelers will have to show negative Covid-19 test results.
Besides, vaccinated people from other countries can also easily visit the country without going through quarantine. Furthermore, 41% of Swiss people have already got their vaccine. So, the country is on the way to emerge as one of the safest nations after Covid-19.
France faced the somewhat worst Covid-19 situation last year. But they have successfully recovered from that condition, and now the country is well prepared to reopen soon. The country has vaccinated more than 40% of the total population.
France is one of most traveled countries in the world. The country's elite buildings, protected castles, and ornate churches have made France's tourism industry famous5.
France also tops the list of tourist destinations among other European countries. France now allows entry from some specific countries and puts a restriction on some vulnerable countries.
With the 41.7% vaccination, Spain is on its way to becoming a safe nation to travel post pandemic. However, Spain still has an entry restriction. The country recently lifts the entry restriction for UK nationals upon providing the negative Covid report or vaccine report7.
Visitors from the rest of the counties will have to wait for more. Spain is the second highest visited destination in Europe. In 2017 alone, 81.8 million tourists visited here. Spain has 47 traditional sites declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
From the beginning, Australia has taken a strict position to stay safe from coronavirus. The Australian borders are still closed for international travelers. However, Australia may take more time to open up the borders as the country vaccinated only 14.2% of its population2.
When the borders open, you can safely enjoy the huge harbor in Sydney or even experience eating through Melbourne's impressive food scene. Further, you can even soak up the sun in Perth.
Known as aurora borealis country, Norway is the top destination for those who want to bless their eyes with the scenic aurora. It offers a clear night viewing for the aurora. However, the country still has travel restrictions. But Norway is still working to make it safe. 36.5% of the Norway people are already covered by the vaccine2, which means the country will still take more time to reopen.
Denmark is one of the best destinations in Europe, which has some of the most incredible natural sights on earth, such as majestic cliffs, floating sands dunes which change location from time to time. These attractions contain 65 million years' worth of history8.
Currently, the country welcomes fully vaccinated people from the EU, Schengen, UK, and USA. Soon to be open for other nations as the country vaccinated 43.2% of the population2.
Want to taste authentic sushi after being locked down for more than a year? Japan will be your ultimate destination. Besides, bathe in the streamy soothing water can make you experience authentic Japanese hospitality. With the iconic high-speed bullet train, it would be easier to get around. However, the country is yet to run the vaccination at high speed. With a 64.1 Bloomberg Resilience Score, Japan is 23rd safest nation in the world to visit post pandemic.
UAE has been a top attraction for Americans and Europeans as it is one of the most tourist-friendly countries. Nevertheless, coronavirus has affected its tourism too. But the country is getting ready to serve the tourists. So far UAE is the top nation that vaccinated more than 70% of its population and they are already inviting the visitor with some restrictions.
In the future, the tourist might face a new traveling rule across the world. For example, tourists may be required to wear masks and gloves. This could be for a lifetime or for several months, especially if the virus continues to spread. We hope our list of top 10 post-pandemic beautiful international travel destinations may help your wanderlust sole to plan your next tour.
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