Travel in Armenia safely during the Covid-19

In the past couple of years, the Covid-19 Pandemic has become the main traveling obstacle all around the world. Due to lockdowns and common restrictions, almost all the countries have closed their borders for entry. The past year has shown that there is hope for travelers who wish to start their bookings again. One of the countries that opened its air and land borders for foreigners in 2021 was Armenia. Nevertheless, the Armenian government has set a number of restrictions and rules that should be followed while traveling to Armenia. And in this article, we are going to be talking about traveling safely to Armenia, what precautions you should take while planning your trip, and how you can enjoy your trip in the era of Coronavirus. 

Check the Covid-19 safety regulations

There are many websites that provide advisory information about the measurements that should be taken while traveling to Armenia. It is best to get the information from the official sites of the Government of Armenia

Entry regulations

Here are some of the most important regulations and restrictions you need to know when traveling to Armenia.

  • Provide a negative PCR test result taken within the previous 72 hours prior to the arrival to  Armenia, if not vaccinated  
  • Provide certification of complete vaccination against COVID-19 with 2 dosages and the second dosage taken at least 14 days before entering the country.
  • Noteholders of a negative PCR test or a vaccination certificate is subject to PCR sampling at the airport or at the border and a self-isolation until the results are obtained
  • The PCR test-related expenses should be covered by the traveler.
  • In case of receiving a Covid 19 positive test result during your trip or getting the symptoms, self-isolate for 14 days


Getting around Armenia

When planning your trip to Armenia, it is best to double-check all the arrangements you have done. Of course, you would like to visit many museums, stroll around the city center, and try delicious traditional dishes at restaurants. So make sure to keep all the safety measurements while you are enjoying your time in the capital and regions. Wearing a face mask is a must while you are out in public and exploring beautiful destinations. Museums are open for visits, however, the entry is with masks only and you should maintain social distance. Try to avoid crowded places while traveling to Armenia. There are many famous destinations in Armenia where many locals also explore their country on weekends, so if you happen to be in a popular destination in that period, maintain your distance and wear a face mask. 

Travel with fewer people 

One can only imagine how interesting and enjoyable it is to have a journey with big groups while traveling to a foreign country. Covid-19, on the other hand, has shown that traveling with fewer people is the safest option when you are planning a trip. Plan your trip with small groups. This way you will prevent the spread of the virus and keep yourself and your loved ones safe. And when you find yourself in a crowded place, keep your distance and wear a face mask. 

Rent a car during your journey to Armenia

If you are planning a trip to Armenia, whether it is for business, leisure or just visiting your friends and family, renting a car can be the safest option during the Covid-19. It can minimize your interaction with others during your trip. Traveling to your desired destination without worrying about taking public transportation, a tour bus, or a taxi can be managed by renting a car in Yerevan. And when you rent a car at Enterprise-Rent-A-Car Armenia, you can relax and enjoy your trip as we make sure all vehicles are properly sanitized before each rental. Safety measurements are kept here at the highest level, and all the branch offices of Enterprise-Rent-A-Car Armenia always make sure to keep the safety regulations even during the formality process. 

Keeping the safety measurements and being responsible for your health and the health of people surrounding you is the best that you can do when traveling to Armenia during a Pandemic. However, it doesn't mean you always have to be stressed or anxious. Enjoy your trip utmost and admire the destinations you have chosen to visit while you are in Armenia. 

Being smart and creating a game plan before your journey will surely keep you and your loved ones safe.