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FLYG TILL SRI LANKA

Även om det alltjämt är en turbulent resevärld vi lever i finns anledning att blicka framåt. För oss som gärna besöker Sri Lanka här nedan några av bolagen som passar resenärer från Norden;

Qatar Airways från Stockholm och Köpenhamn via Doha

Emirates från Stockholm och Köpenhamn via Dubai

Air France från Stockholm och Göteborg via Paris.

Turkish Airlines från Stockholm och Göteborg via Istanbul

Sri Lankan Airlines från London eller Frankfurt

LOT Polish Airlines från Stockholm och Göteborg via Warszawa

Swiss Air från Stockholm och Göteborg via Zurich

INFO OM PCR TEST NÄR DU RESER MED QATAR FRÅN SRI LANKA

Qatar Airways har uppdaterat sina regler avseende PCR-test för resande från Sri Lanka med transit i Doha. Nu behövs inget PCR-test i den riktningen, men är kravet alltjämt detta vid slutdestinationen måste en giltigt uppvisas vid avresa från Colombo. Not för svenksa medborgare och de med permannent uppehållstillstånd krävs inte PCR-test för ankomst till Sverige.

Läs mer Polisens hemsida – Att resa till Sverige från utlandet under coronapandemin

Uppdatering inresa sri lanka

The latest travel protocols, the Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka has updated a few regulations which are indicated in red for your perusal. 

Travellers (2 years and above) to carry a negative COVID-19 PCR test report and the original vaccination card (if applicable) in English done within 72 hours prior to embarkation (Rapid Antigen report is not accepted). 

All travellers (2 years and above) should undergo day 1 PCR testing at the Safe & Secure Level 1 hotel. Children below 12 years of age will be exempted if they continue to stay at a Safe & Secure Level 1 hotel. 

a) Not Vaccinated/ vaccinated with first dose/ departed within less than two weeks after completion of recommended doses of vaccination.

  1. PCR test on Day 1 – if negative, move within Safe & Secure Level 1 hotel and visit sites in bio travel bubble for 14 days (including children between 2 to 18 years).
  1. PCR test between Day 11 to 14 – travellers to undergo the test and upon a negative result, travel freely within the community (including children between 2 to 18 years).

b) Travellers who complete the two weeks period of receiving the recommended doses of vaccination during their stay at a Safe & Secure level 1 Hotel.

  1. PCR test upon completion of 2 weeks (in addition to Day 1) – If negative, move out of bio bubble and travel freely (including children between 2 to 18 years).

c) Fully Vaccinated Travellers/ departed two weeks after completion of recommended doses of vaccination.

  1. PCR test on Day 1 – if negative, can move out of Safe & Secure level 1 hotel/ travel bubble and move freely (including children between 2 to 18 years).
  1. PCR test on Day 7 – not required if day 1 PCR is negative. However, non-vaccinated children between 2 to 18 years of vaccinated parents are required to undergo a PCR test on day 7. The result is to be informed to the area Medical Officer of Health by telephone or email. 

* If accompanying travellers of children below 12 years are positive, they will also be subjected to PCR testing subsequently.

Countries with a temporary travel restriction to Sri Lanka
Those with a travel history (including transit) in the past 14 days to India, South American countries and South African countries (South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe) will not be permitted to disembark in Sri Lanka until further notice. Restriction on Vietnam has been lifted with immediate effect.

The above protocol is effective from 08 July 2021. This will be revised depending on the COVID-19 situation in the country and globally. The above amendments indicated in red will be effective from 17 July 2021 onwards.

SRI LANKA I SVERIGE – RESTAURANGER

Det bästa sättet att uppleva ett land sägs vara via maten och litteraturen.

Sri Lanka har ett underbart kök, som många resenärer lärt sig uppskatta. Nu när vi inte fått resa på länge är behovet av en riktig lankesisk måltid ännu större.

Glädjande nog börjar det öppnas lankesiska restauranger i Sverige. Nedan en lista över några av dem. Vi recenserar inte utan vill bara sprida info. Har vi missat någon? Maila info@srilankaguiden.se och tipsa.

Stockholms län

Järfälla

Original Sri Lanka

https://www.originalsrilanka.com/

Södermanland

Eskilstuna

Ceylon Spice Pot

https://ceylonspicepot.se/

Skåne

Hästveda

Lokmästaren

Malmö

Taprobana

Stängd

Västra Götaland

Oley’s Multi Cuisine

Facebook sida

Göteborg

Västerbotten

Umeå

Majestic

https://www.restaurangmajestic.se/omoss.html

NYA RUTINER FÖR INRESA TILL SRI LANKA

8 juli 2021

Ett uppdaterad beslut avseende rutiner för inresa har delgivitis.

As per the latest circular issued by the Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka, please be informed of the updated travel regulations when visiting Sri Lanka.

Travellers to carry a negative COVID-19 PCR test report and the original vaccination card (if applicable) in English done within 72 hours prior to embarkation (Rapid Antigen report is not accepted).

All travellers (2 years and above) should undergo day 1 PCR testing at the Safe & Secure Level 1 hotel. Children below 12 years of age will be exempted if they continue to stay at a Safe & Secure Level 1 hotel. 

a) Not Vaccinated/ vaccinated with first dose/ departed within less than two weeks after completion of recommended doses of vaccination.

  1. PCR test on Day 1 – if negative, move within Safe & Secure Level 1 hotel and visit sites in bio travel bubble for 14 days (including children between 2 to 18 years).
  1. PCR test between Day 11 to 14 – travellers to undergo the test and upon a negative result, travel freely within the community (including children between 2 to 18 years).

b) Travellers who complete the two weeks period of receiving the recommended doses of vaccination during their stay at a Safe & Secure level 1 Hotel.

  1. PCR test upon completion of 2 weeks (in addition to Day 1) – If negative, move out of bio bubble and travel freely (including children between 2 to 18 years).

c) Fully Vaccinated Travellers/ departed two weeks after completion of recommended doses of vaccination.

  1. PCR test on Day 1 – if negative, can move out of Safe & Secure level 1 hotel/ travel bubble and move freely (including children between 2 to 18 years).
  1. PCR test on Day 7 – the test report should be emailed to the area Medical Officer. Your hotel help desk or filer handler will assist you with this (including children between 2 to 18 years).

* If accompanying travellers of children below 12 years are positive, they will also be subjected to PCR testing subsequently.

Countries with a temporary travel restriction to Sri Lanka
Those with a travel history (including transit) in the past 14 days to India, Vietnam, South American countries and South African countries (South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe) will not be permitted to disembark in Sri Lanka until further notice.

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