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Malaysia-Singapore Borders Fully Reopen On 1 April, No More Testing And Quarantine

Malaysia-Singapore Borders Fully Reopen On 1 April, No More Testing And Quarantine

However, air travellers still need to do an RTK Antigen test two days before departure.

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Malaysia will start entering the endemic phase on 1 April 2022 and the borders between Malaysia and Singapore will be fully reopened on the same day.

With the new SOPs, those who are fully vaccinated and travelling between both countries using the Causeway and Second Link don’t need to quarantine and don’t need to do any pre-departure or on-arrival Covid-19 testing.

Travellers who are travelling by air also don’t need to perform on-arrival tests and quarantine.

However, they still need to perform an RTK-Antigen test two days before departure.

What about travelling to and from Thailand?

Thailand is only accepting tourists instead of frequent travellers for now. The two borders – Bukit Kayu Hitam – Sadao and Wang Kelian – Wang Prachan – will fully reopen for tourists on 1 April.

Travellers from Thailand to Malaysia need to follow the existing SOPs which require a pre-departure PCR test and an on-arrival RTK Antigen test.

According to Malay Mail, Thailand’s Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn expects all land border entry points with Malaysia to reopen by 1 May 2022.

Do you need travel insurance?

Travellers were required to have travel insurance prior to this announcement.

According to the Singaporean government, travel insurance for Covid-19 is still required for short-term visitors.

For now, travellers need a little more documentation before they can cross the borders.

READ MORE: Here’s Our Step-By-Step Guide To Travel Easy Across The Causeway To Singapore

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