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Traveling When Corona

Updated: Jun 7

This blog will be regularly updated.

Highlights:

Is it safe to travel to Jordan?

What are the latest travel restrictions and country specific entry requirements?

Tips for planning your next visit to Jordan


Latest update: 8 June, 2021

Note that Jordan entry regulations are changing frequently. Make sure to review the following requirements for most recent information before you travel.

Before you travel:

- Passengers are required to visit https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo portal prior to departure, complete the required form, and obtain the QR code which is mandatory to be presented prior to boarding and upon arrival.

- Passengers must have a negative PCR test conducted within 72 hours prior to departure from the first boarded flight.

- Submit Passenger Health Declaration and Locator form before boarding.


Exemptions from the PCR test upon arrival include:

  • Fully vaccinated passengers subject to the fulfillment of the requirements in point 2 below

  • Children under the age of 5 years.

  • Diplomatic QR holders (diplomats and employees of regional and international organizations (and their dependents and family members holding diplomatic passports, special passports, or regular passports) have a permanent diplomatic QR code that its validity does not expire, and it is possible to return with this code to Jordan for several trips.

Vaccinated Passengers:

  1. Vaccinations certificates proving that full course of vaccination has been completed issued from the following countries are approved: (Australia, Bahrain, Canada, China, EU Countries, Japan, Jordan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Morocco, New Zealand, Oman, Qatar, Russia, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunis, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and USA).

  2. The vaccination certificate shall be in the Arabic or English language only and presented to airline personnel prior to boarding.


Updated: 18 May, 2021 (Not Valid)

Jordan Entry Requirements for Foreigners

No home quarantine is required anymore.

Travelers to Jordan are no longer required to register on the gateway2jordan platform or to have a QR code. You must hold a negative PCR test performed 72 hours before arrival and Medical Insurance to cover your stay in Jordan.

There will be another PCR test performed at the airport at your own expense at the cost of 28 JOD instead of 40 JOD.


Updated: December 16,2020 (Not Valid)

Visitors will do a test upon arrival (which is paid for when applying on the visit jo website for the QR code) Afterwards, you can leave the airport and receive your results the day after. So no waiting in the airport or submissive quarantine by the Health Ministry.

you just need a negative COVID test result from an official lab (listed on their website) and a travel insurance. Stay one week in any place then start discovering the country.


Traveling during Corona is a thought that crosses most of our minds, however, given the endless unknowns, it tends to remain a thought linked to many complications. The good news is; it is not that complicated.

The media may at times become a source of confusion with all the daily numbers of COVID-19 cases and the changing travel regulations and country restrictions. No matter how complex travelling may seem during these unprecedented times, any complex task can be made simple by being divided into portions to allow it to flow smoothly. Traveling requires more planning these days, but that doesn’t change the fact that you can still travel and enjoy a wonderful and COVID safe experience. Just remember, you earned a well deserved break after surviving the harsh lifestyle of 2020.

To be well prepared, make sure you are updated with the most recent travel regulations for your destination. It seems like most countries have regulated their entry restrictions and made their own system in regards to fighting the pandemic. Queen Alia International airport has reopened since 8th of Septmeber,2020 after a long six-month closure. Flights are running daily and the airport is fully functional while meeting all the COVID19 safety measures. There is only one official site that you should check and follow for the travel entry requirements to Jordan and it is listed in the tips section below.

The bright side of travelling during COVID19 is that you can skip the usually long queues at airports and duty-free shops, which are offering even more discounts. At your travel destination, you will be able to book accommodation at the top-rated hotels for very competitive prices. Touristic attractions are not packed and restaurants are never fully booked. Traveling during COVID19 may very well seem like you are enjoying your own private time at breathtaking monuments, with a chance to get a great sense of freedom while updating your Instagram with breathtaking photos.

We are offering reduced rates and a free cancellation policy at Sydney Hotel. Delicious local restaurants are a walking distance and they do deliver. You are guaranteed a safe and fun environment to chill and get to know the city of Amman.

In conclusion, traveling is safe and possible. Make sure to book your next trip that will not break the bank, knowing that your money is is safe and refundable.

We look forward to welcoming you at Sydney Hotel in Amman- Jordan.




Helpful Tips:


· For flight bookings, check Momondo to see which dates are the cheapest and which airlines are running. Book the flight directly from the airline’s website to better guarantee your ticket in case of change or flight cancellation. See Royal Jordanian Flights

· For official information on entry requirements check the Visit Jordan website.

· To find out what to do while in Jordan, check out the top rated touristic attraction on this link or you can contact us for a customized fun tour at a good price.


I hope you found this blog helpful and let us know if there is anything else we can help you with.


Safe travels….


The Sydney Hotel Family













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