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Page last updated: 19 March 2021


Here you can find all the latest travel updates for our destinations. Our regional managers are consistently monitoring the situation, and we will update this page whenever any new information comes to light. This includes the latest advice for customers with upcoming bookings.

We are delighted to announce that Iceland is now open to fully vaccinated travellers. 

Anyone who has received the full course of vaccines (approved by the World Health Organisation) can enter Iceland without needing to quarantine or undergo border screening. This includes visitors from the EU/EEA and from countries outside Europe, such as the USA.

If you have booked a tour with us, rest assured we’ll be in touch with you regarding your trip if circumstances change.


Latest Destination News

Below you will find links to the official government boards for the destination(s) you plan on visiting. We have compiled this master list to ensure that you have all the correct and most up-to-date information in terms of entry requirements and any local restrictions in place.

Click on the name of the destination you are interested in::

  • See the sections on Sweden, Norway and Denmark for more details.
  • See the sections on Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Scotland and Ireland for more details.
  • Please refer to the information for Finland (Rovaniemi & Kemi), Norway (Kirkenes) or Sweden (Kiruna), depending on your planned itinerary.

You can still look forward to travelling when you take advantage of our flexible booking conditions. Nordic Visitor’s cancellation insurance gives you peace of mind, knowing that you can amend your travel plans should you need to.


Travelling soon?

If you're booked to travel in the next 3 months and there are still travel restrictions for your destination, don't worry. We have you covered. Please read the updates below to find out what actions we are taking.

You can also find more information in the Frequently Asked Questions section.


Frequently Asked Questions

We are continuing to monitor the situation and are providing regular updates. Below are answers to some of the more common questions that Nordic Visitor customers are asking.

Yes, we are continuously monitoring the safety of all our destinations.

We value the safety of our customers and staff, so our decisions are based on the advice of official advisories such as the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as the EU and national governments, when it comes to safe leisure travel.

To find out where you can go on holiday, follow the guidance of local and international travel advisories. They have information on the rules and regulations around leisure (or 'non-essential') travel, including quarantine laws.

We also recommend you to keep up to date with the official advice from WHO.

Nordic Visitor doesn’t require you to take a PCR test for Covid-19 prior to travelling. However, some of our destinations, such as Greenland, Ireland and Norway, may require you to take a PCR test, often within 72 hours of your arrival in the country. Check the latest destination news for the country you are visiting in the section above.

Please note: Nordic Visitor's 'Covid Test Cover' offer only applies to tests taken on arrival at a destination, not to tests taken in a traveller's home country or other last point of departure.

Some of our destinations, such as Iceland, do require you to take a test for Covid-19 upon arrival. Check the latest destination news for the country you are visiting in the section above.

Please note: tests taken at the border of a Nordic Visitor destination to gain entry may be eligible for a refund. See our 'Covid Test Cover' option available as part the Book With Confidence plan.

Your dedicated travel consultant will inform you of any changes in national guidelines, should they occur.

If tighter restrictions are put in place in the destination you are visiting, your consultant will make adjustments to your itinerary, where necessary. They may need to amend the route or make some other changes. You would not be charged any additional fees if rearrangements had to be made.

Should they need to make changes to your itinerary, your personal consultant will do everything to make sure you still have a special travel experience.

Rest assured we will continue to provide travel updates on this page. You are also always welcome to contact your dedicated travel consultant if you have additional questions or concerns.

You can, and we've made things more flexible to meet your needs, too. We have introduced the Book With Confidence plan, which includes free cancellation insurance. We want you to have travel experiences to look forward to in 2021 and beyond!

We are currently taking bookings for Self-Drive packages, Independent trips and Privately Guided tours in 2022, wherever these are available in our destinations. Selected Guided Small Groups packages are also available in 2022.

Nordic Visitor is always here for you. We understand that people may naturally have some concerns and welcome you to contact your dedicated travel consultant if you have further questions.

Safety resources

We have gathered below a list of relevant region-specific travel, health and safety websites for you.

Advice from our travel destination health & tourist organisations:

National and international health organisations from client countries:

If your national health organisation is not listed here, please either refer to the World Health Organization (WHO) website   or consult your national government website for detailed travel information.

Covid Information Hub

Here you can find everything you need to know about planning and enjoying travel in these times.

Contact us

It's understandable if you have additional questions, and we welcome you to get in touch with us. Nordic Visitor staff members are here for you, to answer your questions and hear your concerns.

 

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