Why Include Belarus in Your List of Countries to Visit This Year

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We have some good news for people itching to travel out of the country. The Republic of Belarus, an ecotourism destination in the centre of Europe, has officially reopened their borders to foreigners.

After months of lockdown because of the coronavirus, Europe is slowly transitioning back to welcome tourists. Belarus, in particular, has opened its borders to 64 countries. Belarus allows any tourist from these countries to stay in their nation without the need to quarantine for 14 days. 

Why Visit Belarus

Belarus is a country that will not force you to spend much money just to see its beautiful views and exciting history. It has some of the lowest prices in the whole of Europe, but there are also luxurious activities you can explore. This country has been called “The Lungs of Europe,” “The Country of Lakes,” and “Blue-Eyed Belarus” for various beautiful reasons you should see for yourself. 

Belarus is reported to attract an average of 100,000 to 300,000 tourists per year, and you should consider being part of this year’s visitors!

The List of Countries Allowed to Travel to Belarus

If you are from any of the following countries, you are lucky and free to explore the beauty of Belarus:

Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon,

Kazakhstan, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Japan, Malta, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, UK, USA, and Vietnam.

Will You Need a Visa?

Travellers from the countries above are allowed to enter Belarus, although a visa may still be required for some cases. Visitors can stay in the country for 30 days, including their arrival and departure dates.

What Visitors Need

If you are from any of the countries listed above and you plan to travel to Belarus anytime soon, here are the things you need to provide:

  • Make sure to have a valid passport.
  • Get a visa if necessary.
  • You must have medical insurance worth at least €10,000, and it should have COVID-19 coverage.
  • As of October 2020, the Belarus government also requires a 72-hour negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) test to determine whether you have COVID-19.
  • Upon your arrival, expect to undergo thermal scanning and answer some health questionnaires. 

How to Get to Belarus

All foreign nationals visiting Belarus are required to fly in and out of Minsk National Airport, the main international airport in the country. This airport has direct flights to and from various European countries and cities, including Rome, Barcelona, Paris, London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Berlin, and Prague, to name a few. 

Conclusion

After months of lockdown, people are now slowly getting back into travelling again. As you plan the next country to visit, whether for leisure or business, make sure to keep your safety your priority. Do your research well, observe proper hygiene, and follow all the health protocols imposed by the World Health Organization.

Are you interested in visiting Belarus soon? We can help secure your Belarus visa in three simple steps. At Travcour, your dream of visiting this country gifted with amazing nature and diverse national parks is possible and easy. Contact us to learn more about our service.  

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