Seychelles is one of the most stunning wedding destinations in the world. It has a plethora of gorgeous wedding settings, and couples from all over the world dream of marrying in this country. However the recent news of the Omicron variant has left everyone guessing if traveling internationally is a good idea.
Let’s just say; it’s not all that bad; you can still travel to Seychelles as long as you are fully vaccinated or travel with a negative PCR test. However; if any of the partners belong to the red listed countries; a virtual marriage would be better suited. Read this article to find out more.
Is a virtual marriage legit
A virtual marriage is very legit and the services were open for citizens around the world. It is now possible to marry whenever you wish. However, instead of solely having a virtual marriage via Zoom, be sure that the technique you chose meets all of your demands.
That’s because many virtual aka internet marriage options come at a price and may not be the ideal fit for your needs.
Latest Update on traveling to Seychelles for the big day
Beginning Saturday, November 27th, visitors from South Africa, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, and Zimbabwe will be denied access to the Seychelles until further notice.
All persons already in Seychelles who have visited these countries in the last two weeks are required to have a PCR test if they have been in Seychelles for five (5) to fourteen (14) days. Those who have only been in Seychelles for five (5) days should wait till the fifth day to do the PCR test.
Requirements of Entry if you are traveling from the UAE or other countries
- A negative PCR test should be done 72 hours before departure for all travelers entering the Seychelles.
- To pay any COVID-19-related expenditures, all guests must have appropriate travel health insurance (isolation, quarantine, and treatment).
- Although no visa is necessary for access to the Seychelles, all tourists must apply for entry via the Health Travel Authorization website at seychelles.govtas.com.
- Medical clearance is required for travel and will be requested at check-in. Otherwise, visitors will not be permitted to board an aircraft.
Conclusion on choosing a virtual marriage over a wedding in Seychelles
Until further notice, Seychelles is open to receiving visitors from worldwide countries other than those on the red list. As a result, couples can get married in the Seychelles without having to worry about getting into the country. However, it is critical that the couples adhere to the standards and obtain the relevant documentation and tests before departing.
With the anticipated changes in the Covid-19 guidelines, our team of skilled wedding planners will guide and support you along the route. However, if you are still concerned about the return journey, contact us regarding a virtual wedding.
Still contemplating about a virtual marriage or a wedding in Seychelles; book a free consultation with our team of experts.