Travel Destinations for the Fully Vaccinated

With recent tourism developments such as the launch of the Phuket Sandbox along with Health Minister Ong Ye Kung indicating that leisure travel may be possible by the end of the year or early next year, wanderlusters may want to start planning ahead for their much needed cultural escapades!

With many countries also beginning to open their borders to vaccinated travellers, albeit with varying degrees of restrictions, here is a list of recommendation by Scott Dunn, a travel operator that specialises in creating bespoke holidays.


A hot favourite: Cycle through the gorgeous countryside of Provence. With varying levels of difficulty, there’s a trail for everyone to explore the beautiful sceneries at their own pace.

For an exhilarating experience, canyon into the mountain creek pools in Chamonix. Supervised by a qualified canyoning guide, you can swim, dive, jump, slide and abseil into fresh mountain waters and waterfalls in this natural adventure playground.

Take the Aiguille du Midi cable car to the highest of the Aiguilles de Chamonix and witness a breathtaking viewpoint offering 360° views of all the French, Swiss and Italian Alps.  For an even better view, step into a 2.5m glass cage (as seen above) set out over a 1000m precipice.

Discover the waterways, canals and rivers of rural France in style with the Belmond Afloat in France programme, which offers unrivalled service.

  • Experience gourmet dining prepared on board with exquisite wine pairings
  • Relax in an on-board heated pool so you can truly unwind and rejuvenate as you cruise along

All travellers from Singapore who are fully vaccinated with vaccines approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) may enter France two weeks or more after the second dose of their vaccines, without the need to produce the negative pre-departure PCR test or having to self-isolate for 7 days upon arrival in France.


Enjoy rare black caviar tasting with champagne in the exclusive Nobel Brothers or on board a private yacht cruise in the city of Baku.

Stop by Kvareli for a one-of-a-kind Wine Spa experience such as  wine bathing, wine masking, wine exfoliation, or wine massage. Detoxify your skin and improve circulation with the polyphenols in wine.

Enjoy a fancy four-course dining at 50 metres above the ground. Listed among 10 most unusual restaurants in the world by Forbes, this restaurant will serve unlimited glasses of Georgian wine accompanied by live music while you take in the 360-degree view of Tbilisi panorama. For an added experience, drone videography is available at extra cost.

Get introduced to the local Georgian culinary traditions by visiting a local Kakhetian family for a culinary class.

Stay in Rooms Hotel Kazbegi, a boutique mountain resort, combining a warm and inviting atmosphere with rustic elegance against a spectacular backdrop of the Caucasus Mountains.

Citizens of all countries, travelling from any country are able to enter Georgia if they 1) while travelling by air, present the document confirming the full course of any COVID-19 vaccination at the border checkpoints of Georgia 2) while crossing the land and sea border of Georgia present the document confirming the full course of any COVID-19 vaccination at the border checkpoints of Georgia, as well as the negative PCR test taken in the last 72 hours prior the visit to Georgia.


Frequently rated as one of the world’s top dive sites, discover the secret underwater canyon located between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates when you snorkel the crystal-clear waters of Iceland’s Silfra fissure.

Explore the heart of a volcano at Thrihnukagigur, a unique natural phenomenon and the only place on earth where you can enter a magma chamber.

Take to the skies and fly over Vatnajokull National Park in a helicopter towards the Skeidararjokull glacier, where you’ll have the chance to explore the stunning Blue Dragon ice cave, one of the region’s most remote.

Stay at Deplar Farm, a luxurious retreat hidden in the depths of northern Iceland’s Troll Peninsula with majestic views of surrounding mountains, lakes and rivers.

All travellers (regardless of origin) are welcome to visit Iceland if they can show either a certificate of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a certificate of previous COVID infection. From 1 July, there is also no longer a requirement for arrival testing for passengers vaccinated against COVID-19 or recovered from it.


Spain is a popular foodie destination for Asian visitors. Explore the city’s fantastic food markets and sample some of the best local produce on a gastronomic walking tour of Madrid with an expert local guide.

Discover the famed Rioja wine region on a full-day tour of the area. Known for producing some of Europe’s best wines, you’ll have the chance to visit boutique wineries here and sample some local products.

Whale watch at a private charter in Tenerife and stop for a photo opportunity, a snack break, or even a swim and snorkel.

Spend the night at Hotel Alfonso XIII, the grandest hotel in Seville with a rich history. Opened in 1928, and located close to the city-centre, Hotel Alfonso XIII has been a magnet for celebrities, kings and queens; today, every guest in the 151 rooms and suites gets the royal treatment from the polite and friendly staff here.

Spain welcomes all travellers from Singapore. In order to enter Spain, you do not need to show any health certificate. That is, you can travel regardless of having any vaccination, diagnostic or recovery certificate. However, please bear in mind that before travelling to Spain (even in transit), you must have the QR code which is obtained from filling in the Health Control Form (FCS in Spanish) available in Spain Travel Health (SpTH)

How to plan your travel

With all the documents needed for travel, you might want to consult a travel agency so that the team can assist you. In addition to Government advice, the team are also in close contact with their own agents on the ground to get first-hand information and insight. For example, Scott Dunn has a flexible booking policy so that you’re fully protected should your plans need to change.

Please also keep in mind that travel statuses of countries are subject to rapid change. As such, do refer to official government guidelines for travel.

To get touch with the team at Scott Dunn, feel free to contact them at +65 3165 4050 or through their website

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