THE SPACE for traveling to various countries is currently not completely closed. You can still travel to various places, either by taking care of yourself or through the help of a travel agency to make it more practical.

The emergence of corona, a new variant of the corona virus, makes you have to stay alert when traveling anywhere. In the midst of a pandemic and a situation that often changes, don’t forget to regularly monitor the rules that apply to the places you are going to visit. Quoted from various sources, here are some countries that can be visited at this time:

Tourists must have been vaccinated and undergo a PCR test 72 hours before departure if they want to come to this country, and will also undergo quarantine. On the third day of quarantine, visitors must undergo another swab test, then quarantine at home until the 10th day of arrival. Quoted from Rappler on January 6, 2022, the local Ministry of Health detected 29 new cases of the Omicron variant there, bringing the total number of cases to 43 cases.

Travelers wishing to the Maldives must have the results of a PCR test 4×24 hours before departure. Travelers must complete a Traveler Health Declaration. Quoted from the page, all passengers except those arriving on tourist visas must undergo a PCR test between the third and fifth day after arriving in the Maldives.

All passengers going to Dubai must have a PCR certificate stating negative for COVID-19, at least 72 hours before departure. Quoted from the Emirates airline website, passengers arriving from Indonesia must have a COVID-19 RT-PCR report containing a QR code.

People who are healthy and have received a COVID-19 vaccination certificate for at least 14 days can enter the country. Indonesian vaccination certificates can be accepted in Turkey, as stated on the Turkish Airlines website. Everyone is required to wear a mask at the airport and during flights. Visitors must fill out the Passenger Information Form, the link of which is on the airline’s website, within 72 hours of the flight.

Starting December 24, 2021, it was announced that the Turkish government would enforce a visa-free policy for travelers from Indonesia. Indonesian ordinary passport holders will be exempted from mandatory visas to travel to Turkey for tourism and transit, to stay in Turkey for 30 days.

United States of America
To enter the United States, a person must have a negative test result for the COVID-19 virus the day before departure and have proof of having received two doses of the vaccination. Visitors are required to take a COVID-19 test on the third and fifth day after arrival.

However, the Ministry of Health on the official website of January 1, 2022 stated that some of the Omicron cases in Indonesia were foreign travelers who came from Saudi Arabia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United States. Spokesperson for the Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 Vaccination, dr. Siti Nadia Tarmizi appealed to the public to refrain from traveling to countries with high Omicron transmission transmission.

In addition to overseas, there are various tourist destinations in the archipelago that can be an option to unwind. You can visit various tourist villages or explore beautiful unspoiled places around. [antaranews/photo special]