Last Update: 6 April 2021
In The Boutique Vibe, we understand how confusing travelling in the “Covid era” can be and that many of us are craving some vacation. That’s why after months of confusion and staying at home, we are sharing with you our “Can I travel to Croatia” advice.
What about watching Zadar’s sunset and wandering by Dubrovnik’s walls? Croatia, a country of crystal clear waters and singing cicadas has safety measures in rule but is open for travellers depending on their country origin.
Up to date travel regulations in Croatia
- Entry rules depend on the country that you are traveling from (categories of countries are based on EU risk map).
- The travelers entering from the Green category will be allowed to enter under the same conditions as before, meaning no restrictions.
- The travelers entering from countries other than those included in the Green list will have to present a negative PCR test result or undertake one upon arrival and stay in isolation until negative results.
- However, if you are a holder of a third-country passport, then you will have to prove work needs, absolute urgency, or health reasons to enter.
- The travelers arriving in Croatia from the South African Republic, Brasil, and Tanzania need to present a negative PCR test and self-isolate for 14 days no matter what their citizenship is.
- In general, there’s no age limit when comes to entry requirements what means that children also need to have a negative test (or self-isolate) if that is requested by the country category.
- If you can prove that you went through Covid in the last 3 months you can enter Croatia without a test.
Is it safe to travel to Croatia? What to expect there?
In Croatia, many measures beyond the immediate scope of the health system are being undertaken to prevent the further spread of the virus. When it comes to travel restrictions, the country is updating them according to the official EU risk-assessment map. Croatia has some in-country safety measures as well, to ensure their citizen’s and travellers’ health.
When it comes to specific safety measures:
- Social distance needs to be maintained of at least 2 m indoors, and at least 1.5 m outdoors.
- There can be only a limited number of people in enclosed spaces like churches, museums, shops, and alike.
- Bars, restaurants, and cafes can accommodate guests only at the outdoor terraces until 10 PM.
- The good news is that Hotels are open.
- Gatherings and events are limited to a maximum of 25 people.
- Public events must end by 10 pm.