Our COVID-19 Notice

What Is Happening Now?

In the frenzied moments between updates comes the inevitable question: Is it still safe to travel…? Of which follows the onslaught of queries on safety precautions, cancellations, travel insurance, and the state of travel at large. 

 So we’ve put together this handy guide that summarises all you will need to know, whether you have booked a Blue Sky Escape or are intending to travel with us. 

The Current Situation

You likely are already aware: the Ministry of Health in Singapore has since issued an official advisory to defer all non-essential travels, with immediate effect from 18th March 2020. For our travellers based abroad, you may wish to refer to either of these sites for the latest of advisories: 

Our Journey Guidelines

For existing journeys:

It has always been our priority to put you, our community, first. With each update from world governments, we are placing our standard policies on hold and adapting new ones that enable you to travel without worry. 

For approaching journeys:

We are constantly finding the best solutions for your trip — modifying dates, deferring it for later travel, and ensuring you never have to pay more than you already have. 

For journeys in the future:

Thank you for holding out on your plans — you’re doing the right thing here. We will provide you with all the details you need about travelling, all the way from ground news to airline changes. 

New Policies

Here at Blue Sky Escapes, we want you to be confident when you travel. We have put together some official news and actionable updates from our partners on the ground for your accessibility.

Latest Information

Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 Dashboard – Comprehensive set of basic statistics regarding the Coronavirus (i.e. number of cases, fatalities).

World of Health Organisation (WHO) – Official updates on global response to COVID-19 from the WHO.

IATA – Full list of travel restrictions implemented by countries in response to COVID-19.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Travel Advice and COVID-19 updates from US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Ministry of Health, Singapore (MOH) – Official advice and updates on COVID-19 situation and response in Singapore.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore (MFA) – Official general advice and updates on COVID-19 entry restrictions and travel safety.

Foreign Travel Advice, United Kingdom (GOV.UK) – Official general advice and latest information on coronavirus, safety and security, entry requirements and travel warnings.

How To Stay Safe

British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) – Useful communication regarding how COVID-19 is spread.

Foreign Policy: How to Stay Safe – Advice from SARS veteran Laurie Garrett regarding how to stay safe from COVID-19.

How to Prepare (Rationally) from the Coronavirus – General advice on precautions to take against COVID-19.

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