The Republic of Korea has taken several steps in easing its entry restrictions for international travelers. Airports are now operating at pre-pandemic levels as the country aims to encourage tourism for summer 2022.
As of June 8, 2022, unvaccinated individuals no longer have to quarantine on arrival. Before this, only fully vaccinated passengers could avoid a week of isolation.
Tourists visiting South Korea do not need to enter their vaccination details into the country’s Q-Code (Quarantine Covid-19 Defence) system anymore. Previously, this had been a requirement.
Regulations at Incheon International Airport have also been greatly reduced.
According to South Korea’s Central Disaster Management Headquarters, the decision was taken because the COVID-19 situation has stabilized in the East Asian nation, while demand for air travel has risen.
With the South Korean ETA (K-ETA) available online to grant visa-free trips, international travelers can now visit the country much more…