Singapore Reopening – EXO Travel Blog

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Summary of Current Situation:

Among the most vaccinated countries on earth, Singapore looks to normalise despite COVID in a shift from its ‘zero COVID’ to ‘live with COVID’ strategy. As part of this, they established a ‘Vaccinated Travel Lane’ (VTL), initially with Germany and now with 8 more countries (below) which allows for quarantine-free travel to Singapore.

Vaccinated Travel Lane – What it is:

VTL allows for reciprocal travel for citizens of Singapore and ‘COVID safe’ destinations without quarantine using a Vaccinated Travel Pass (VTP).

Who can take part:

Currently applies to fully-vaccinated citizens of Germany and Brunei

The list is set to expand to citizens of the following countries from 19 October: UK, US, Canada, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Denmark. South Korea will be added from 15 November
In the next phase, whose date has not yet been defined, Singapore looks to also include: Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and other neighbouring countries

Accompanying children aged 12 and below who are unvaccinated. They dhey o not need to apply for a VTP

Pre-arrival Requirements:

Fully vaccinated with one of the following vaccines at least 2 weeks before arrival in Singapore:

Pfizer/BioNTech: 2 doses with a minimum interval of 17 days between doses
Moderna: 2 doses with a minimum interval of 24 days between doses
Astrazeneca: 2 doses with a minimum interval of 24 days between doses
Covishield: 2 doses with a minimum interval of 24 days between doses
Johnson & Johnson: 1 dose
Sinopharm: 2 doses with a minimum interval of 17 days between doses
Sinovac: 2 doses with a minimum interval of 13 days between doses
Any WHO EUL vaccine (mixed) with: Pfizer, Moderna, Astrazeneca, Covishield, Sinopharm, Sinovac

At least 14 days in VTL country prior to departure to Singapore
Has only travelled to or transited a VTL destination within 14 days prior to departure to Singapore
PCR test within 48 hours of departure to Singapore and a negative test result
Flight to Singapore must be on a designated VTL flight: Singapore Airlines (US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Netherlands, Denmark, Brunei, South Korea), British Airways (UK), Air France (France), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (Netherlands), Lufthansa (Germany), Scoot (Germany), Asiana Airlines (South Korea)
Visa (if applicable)

Arrival Requirements:

PCR test upon arrival in Singapore
Guest must self-isolate in hotel while waiting for the results of their PCR test (usually within 12 hours, but not later than 24 hours)
Health insurance covering COVID-related medical expenses with a minimum coverage of SGD$30,000
Download and install TraceTogether app to aid in contact tracing

Travel Requirements:

Guests must adhere to local regulations relating to COVID safety.
Guests must remain contactable using declared contact information throughout their stay
Must have negative result for the 2nd COVID test (ATK rather than PCR) on days 8 or 9 before being able to explore the rest of Thailand

We will continue updating this page with more information as we receive it! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected]

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