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But multiple PCR tests are required and strict rules will be enforced to prevent travelers from mixing with the local community.
The landmark deal gives travel-starved residents in both Asian cities a much-needed dose of good news.
Low-risk countries such as Singapore, Japan, and South Korea may be next in line for a bilateral “travel bubble.”
But returning Lion City residents may have to fork out an extra S$2,000 to serve their 14-day Stay-Home Notice at a dedicated facility.
The two governments are finalizing details of a scheme that could be rolled out by the end of this month.
But all arriving passengers will still have to spend 14 days in self-isolation at an Alternative State Quarantine facility.
An agreement has just been reached for future quarantine-free travel between the two cities.
The Himalayan country is gearing up to welcome foreign adventure travelers on October 17.
Existing border restrictions for residents of the two countries will be lifted at midnight on October 8.