New countries reopen for tourism in June 2021.

Welcome to the weekly newsletter about the current state of tourism and international travel. You can check our up-to-date list of countries reopened for tourism, or — if you have questions — just reply to this email.

Weekly roundup ⟶

1)  Vaccine passports: Australians can now use a digital certificate as proof of vaccination

2)  How much it costs to rent out the most exclusive private islands on Earth?

3)  Beware of Hong Kong hotels staycation traps

4)  Taj Mahal reopens as India eases pandemic restrictions

5)  $550 off Qatar Business Class

6)  Bali: New procedures planned for foreign tourists arriving at the airport in July

7)  [VIDEO]  A new experience awaits you in Labuan Bajo

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8)  Australia's international travel ban extended to September 2021

9)  IATA set to roll out Travel Pass app in the coming weeks

10)  Your best travel tip just came from TikTok

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Unlocking Asia ⟶ Thailand borders reopen

Thailand is reopening its borders

The key to restart Thailand’s tourism is the mass vaccination plan with a target of inoculating 70% of residents by the end of 2021. The Thai government considers opening some other parts of the country to vaccinated tourists (with quarantine requirements waived) as soon as July 2021. Six tourism-reliant provinces will have slashed quarantine times to seven-day only for vaccinated travelers even sooner – including Phuket, Krabi, Ko Samui, and Pattaya. The popular resort island of Koh Samui plans to skip quarantine for vaccinated foreign visitors from October 1.

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Flight hacks ⟶

We combine manual research with in-house software to find the lowest airfares. Expect 40%-80% savings on every flight deal we publish. 

Please note: most deals are time-sensitive and don't last long. If you can't find the price shown below, play around with different date combinations (several days before or after the original deal) - similar low prices may still be available.

Manila MNL  ✈  Bali DPS

Departure: 1 Feb / Return: 15 Feb
Philippine Airlines  
Roundtrip Economy

$101  CHECK

Bangkok BKK  ✈  Sydney SYD

Departure: 7 Feb / Return: 21 Feb
Philippine Airlines  
Roundtrip Economy

$525  CHECK

Bali DPS  ✈  Perth PER

Departure: 8 Oct / Return: 16 Oct
Roundtrip Economy

$277  CHECK

Promo Radar ⟶

Latest airline sales & promotions

1 additional piece of check-in baggage for free if you fly economy from Singapore to Korea on KoreanAir. Promotion lasts till 30 June 2021.
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Low Student Fares plus extra baggage by CathayPacific. Valid until 31 Aug for flights from Taiwan to Europe, North America, China, and SW Asia.
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Return for free when you book Jetstar holiday package before 14 June 2021
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Safe travels,

Maksim Koval
Digital Editor at Tiket2
[email protected]