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.
Entry is not allowed to travelers who are not nationals of an EU or Schengen area country, with some exemptions. Anyone traveling to the Netherlands by aircraft, ship, train, or coach from a high-risk area must present a negative PCR COVID-19 test before departure, taken no more than 72 hours before arrival in the Netherlands. Travelers arriving by sea or air from high-risk countries must also take a rapid test shortly before departure. This does not apply to those coming from a country on the EU list of safe countries.
All arrivals (with a few exceptions) must self-quarantine for 10 days. A COVID-19 test can be taken on day 5, and if the result is negative, the self-quarantine can be ended.
Lockdown measures are in place across the Netherlands from 15 December until at least 9 February. A nationwide curfew been implemented between 9pm and 4:30am. Starting 23 January, there have been incidents of violence and unrest in numerous cities in protest of new COVID-19 restrictions.
Non-medical face masks must be worn in all publicly accessible indoor spaces, including on public transport.
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What precautions can travelers take to lower the risk of contracting coronavirus? Check out our tips for safe travel during the pandemic.
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