A landlocked African country that lies just a few degrees south of the equator, Rwanda officially reopened for tourism via commercial flights as of August 1, 2020.
Who Can Travel To Rwanda?
Rwanda is open for all travelers. Therefore, tourists from all nations and countries are welcome to visit.
Is There A Mandatory Testing?
Yes. Firstly, all travelers will be required to have a negative PCR test results within 72 hours of departure. The negative result should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org before the departure. While on the other hand, the hard copy results should be brought to show to the customs upon entry.
Secondly, the arriving travelers will be tested again with the results available in around 8-24 hours during which time they will remain in designated hotels at their own cost.
In addition, travelers can choose the option to be tested on arrival at the airport. And another one after 48 hours upon arrival. Both at the cost of the traveler.
Is There Any Mandatory Quarantine?
No. As long as the traveler has their negative COVID-19 PCR test result, and is asymptomatic, they will not have to quarantine.
What’s Open in Rwanda?
As of now, hotels, restaurants, shops, tour operators, and other businesses have reopened in Rwanda.
Travelers might also want to check the special offers from the tourism board.
What Are The Airlines Flying To Rwanda?
More and more airlines and cities are starting to resume their flights to Rwanda. RwandaAir for instance, usually flies directly to into Kigali from Nairobi, Kilimanjaro, Amsterdam, and Dubai.
Here are some of the Airlines that fly to Kigali International Airport:
- Ethiopia Airlines
- Kenya Airways
- KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
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