Traveling abroad: Where can you go? (INFOGRAPHICS)

People who have stayed in the Czech capital are to go to the ten-day quarantine after arriving in the Netherlands. This does not apply, inter alia, to transit through the Netherlands, including transfers at airports and certain professions, if they do not have symptoms of COVID-19.

Quarantine is necessary even if those arriving from Prague have no symptoms of the disease or if they have tested negative for coronavirus. The obligation also does not apply to cross-border workers and workers in transport or in health and care services, as long as they are free of symptoms.

Germany has also prepared further measures. One week ago, Prague and, more recently, the Central Bohemian Region were registered on the list due to the unfavorable coronavirus situation. For the inhabitants of the Czech capital and now also of the Central Bohemian Region, this means having a negative coronavirus test or counting on quarantine when traveling to Germany; borders remain open. Restrictions should not apply to symptoms without covid-19.

Cyprus should also be included among the Czechia’s risky countries. People who have been in the Czech Republic for the past 14 days are not allowed to go to Cyprus at all from 18 September.

Slovakia also introduced exceptions yesterday. The obligation to submit a test result or quarantine will not apply to commuters within 30 kilometers of the nearest border crossing, to students, teachers, researchers, health professionals, farmers, social workers or so-called critical infrastructure, and to some athletes and artists. .

Czech government traffic light

The Czech Republic applies the so – called traffic lightswhen evaluating countries according to the degree of risk of coronavirus infection. Only in high-risk countries do Czechs have to prove a negative test on their return or go to a 14-day quarantine.

The government’s “traffic light” is list of “countries safe for travel” divided into three categories (low, medium and high risk of infection). The “traffic light” falls under the administration of the Ministry of Health and is regular updated according to developments in individual states.

In the event that states restrict entry into their territory, travel will be governed by the conditions of the other party. You are so for vacation planning essential, and just an overview of such conditions is provided by the interactive map below.

What about traveling in practice

Number of countries where you can travel without any problems, may therefore be smaller than indicated by a “traffic light” published by the government. This in itself does not show how strict the regime is at the borders of other countries in the world. From the point of view of travel, however, just such information is crucial.

The world travel map below shows which countries in the world Czechs can go to so far. The source of information is Foreign Ministry signpost. In case of uncertainty about the current situation, the institution recommends following the statement of the relevant embassies of the Czech Republic in the given country.

The infographics show the conditions under which you can travel to the countries shown. Green indicates no restrictions, orange warns of additional obstacles. For example, the need to undergo tests for COVID-19. To pan the map, select ✥ from the tool menu on the left. Infographics can also be zoomed out or zoomed in.

Selection of non-European destinations


The borders were supposed to open on September 1, but it is already clear that there will be at least a two-month delay.


President Bolsonaro has repeatedly stated that he does not consider COVID-19 to be a major problem, and the country’s approach to tourism corresponds to this. The borders are open and tourists should not expect any significant restrictions on arrival.


From September 1, anyone who comes to Egypt will have to submit a negative test for coronavirus. This was announced by the Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbúlí. The Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs recommends Czechs to travel to the country only when necessary.


Entry into the country is possible with a negative test for COVID-19, additional preventive weekly isolation is mandatory.

United Arab Emirates

The possibility of arrival of tourists only for the emirate of Dubai. It is necessary to apply for a visa, have travel insurance and fill in the data in the tracing application COVID-19 DXB app.


Must be filled out on the websites of the local authorities medical card. Obligation to have a confirmed reservation on arrival at a registered hotel. However, the local epidemiological situation is deteriorating sharply.


Czechs who go to the country with travel agencies will not have to prove themselves with a negative test for coronavirus.

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You can travel without restrictions.

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Due to the deteriorating situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic from Thursday, September 10, Germany will add Prague to the list of risk areas. The borders between the two countries will not be closed, but a test will be necessary. The Germans also take the Central Bohemian Region as a risk area. For residents of the Czech capital and, more recently, of the Central Bohemian Region, when traveling to Germany, this means having a negative coronavirus test or counting on quarantine; borders remain open. Restrictions should not apply to symptoms without covid-19.


Belgium placed Prague in the red category. People arriving in the country from Prague must undergo a fortnight’s quarantine and undergo a COVID-19 test. Belgian epidemiologists decided on the measure on September 8. The rest of the Czech Republic was included in the orange category, quarantine and test are only recommended.

Great Britain

Britain will add the Czech Republic to its quarantine list from Saturday, August 29. People who come to Britain from the Czech Republic after Saturday 05:00 Central European Summer Time will have to isolate themselves for 14 days.


Czechs can travel to Austria without restrictions. As of Friday, July 24, Austria is reintroducing the obligation to wear veils and restrict entry into the territory of the country.


From June 29 without restrictions.


Original tightening of travel rules, which also affected the citizens of the Czech Republic, has now eased in Greece. Prime Minister Babiš said that the country would remove the Czechia from the list of countries whose citizens are obliged to submit a test for coronavirus when entering Greece. The Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs is also reportedly working on a plan to return to free travel to Greece from September 1.


Upon arrival, all you have to do is fill in a form that provides personal information and answers a few questions about COVID-19. No test is needed. Czechs can get to Croatia comfortably by car, bus or plane. RegioJet has prepared i direct train connection.


There is no need to prove negative with COVID-19 or to undergo quarantine. Tourism is allowed, at the airport passengers are checked using thermal cameras.

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Hungary will close its borders to foreigners for at least one month from 1 September to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Exceptions will be military convoys, humanitarian transit or trade or diplomatic channels. However, Czechs who booked a stay in Hungary before September 1 will be allowed to travel to the country if they have an up-to-date negative test for covid-19.


Cyprus has reclassified the Czechia from category A, which are countries from which passengers do not have to submit a negative coronavirus test upon arrival, to category B. Czechs, together with passengers from other countries, will have to prove themselves with a maximum three-day-old negative test from 6 July. The revised categorization of states has been published by the Cypriot Ministry of Health, the in-cyprus website informed.


Slovenia has again ranked the Czechia among the medium-risk countries in terms of the risk of coronavirus infection. After entering the country, a two-week quarantine is mandatory for the Czechs, with a few exceptions. If they are just passing through the country, the restriction does not apply to them, but the transit must not exceed 12 hours.


From August 24, Czech citizens are obliged to take a test or quarantine when returning to the Czech Republic. From 14 September, this will also apply to the Canary Islands.

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