UPDATE, April 26 2021: Brilliant news, Singapore and Hong Kong have announced the official launch date of the travel bubble. This time, the Air Travel Bubble (ATB) is slated to be launched on May 26. This comes after the ATB, initially slated to start on November 22, was postponed on December 1 after a rise of cases in Hong Kong.
But it's back on our radar now. Albeit, to stricter and "more cautious" measures. Naturally, you may have burning questions on your mind now – from vaccination or designated airlines. Read more to find out the updated details on the new ATB.
November 22 2020: A few weeks ago, Singapore and Hong Kong reached an in-principle agreement to establish a two-way Air Travel Bubble (ATB). This will allow travel between both cities without quarantine. There are conditions that travellers will have to adhere to, however, including testing negative for Covid-19.
An official date has now been set: the air travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong will start on November 22. The Ministry of Transport announced that there will be one flight a day and a limit of 200 travellers – but this arrangement will increase to two flights a day into each city from December 7.
Anyone who has stayed 14 days in either city, regardless of age and nationality, will be eligible to travel freely. The announcement has already seen the cost of air tickets between Singapore and Hong Kong jump by about 40 per cent upon the announcement of the 'travel bubble'.
Here's everything you need to know – and what you can and cannot do when the 'travel bubble' is established.
For more up to date information on current regulations, you can also visit gov.sg or read the full statement by the Ministry of Transport here.
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