South Korea VTL Update Singapore 10 days quarantine arrival

South Korea VTL Update: 10-day quarantine for travellers to Seoul

South Korea VTL is STILL a two way quarantine free travel in the latest update due to Omicron. The new rule takes effect starting from 3 December 2021.

All international arrivals to South Korea will have to undergo quarantine for 10 days. This does not apply for those from Singapore on VTL.

“VTL travel arrangement would proceed without change at the moment,” the South Korea Embassy wrote in a notice.

Firstly, if you are South Korean citizens and foreigners on long-term stay, you can spend your quarantine at home.

Namsan Tower - Singapore South Korea VTL Vaccinated Travel Lanes Update
Namsan Tower – Singapore South Korea VTL Vaccinated Travel Lanes Update

Otherwise, foreigners on short-term stay will have to undergo quarantine at a temporary facility designated by the government.

Just when Singapore started to open their borders, Omicron variant starts haunting the future of Singapore travel industry.

We had a guide on South Korea VTL previously. You can take a look here.

Omicron Variants Rapid Development

Singapore previously imposed additional Antigen Rapid Test for VTL travellers on Day 3 and Day 7 upon arrival. We had covered this quite extensively through the article below.

Furthermore, apart from South Korea VTL, Singapore also came up with update on the VTL, specifically middle east VTL. This Omicron variants evidently disrupting travels around the world.

How Long South Korea Bans Arrival Update

This rule will remain in effect for two weeks until 17 December 2021 provided that everything is under control.

As this variant of concern just started, we believe that two weeks period might not be the end of the tunnel yet.

We quote our news evidently from Yonhap News Agency through the article here.

How to Cancel Booked Singapore Airlines VTL Flight

Fortunately, you can cancel your flight without additional fee, thanks to Singapore Airlines’ complimentary rebooking policy (fare differences may apply).

However, If you book through a travel agency or partner airline, you will in fact need to contact them directly for assistance. Specifically for this, amendments or cancellations.

In fact, you should read more on this if you have booked flight with Singapore Airlines (link below).

Singapore VTL other than South Korea Update

Here are the list of the rest of the countries with VTL arrangement to Singapore.

Singapore Border Measures by Categories
Singapore Border Measures by Categories

Be sure to follow the update on the Singapore Vaccinated Travel Lanes on our article right here.

Cover Photo by Konrad Ziemlewski on Unsplash

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