Coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel: The situation around the world is changing dramatically. Various governments have changed their travel warnings to restrict travel during this time. To understand how this may impact cover under your policy, please go to our FAQs and select your country of residence.
For the latest travel warnings and alerts around the world, read about lockdowns and border restrictions.
Tourism to Kenya resumed on 1 August 2020. International flights are operating, and passengers are subject to entry requirements.
Travelers who intend to depart Kenya must first visit an authorized laboratory, obtain a negative PCR COVID-19 test, and be issued a TT code verified by airlines and immigration authorities. More information on the digital verification is available here.
Important note: These travel alerts are general in nature, and we will not respond to any comments about specific personal circumstances. For information relevant to you, contact your local Kenyan embassy, consulate or airline for any updates on how these changes will affect you personally.
There are a number of COVID-19 safety measures in place throughout Kenya:
The Australian Government released a travel alert: On 27 February 2020, the US Government warned that terrorist groups may be plotting an attack against a major hotel in Nairobi. The exact hotel has not been identified, but it is believed to be popular with tourists and business travelers.
Check your government's travel advisory for the latest information.
Before you buy a travel insurance policy, check your government travel warnings and health advice – there may be no travel insurance cover for locations with a government travel ban or health advice against travel.
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