Malaysia resuming visa-on-arrival facility for Indian Travelers
Malaysia is now ready to revive its tourism industry and as a result a delegation representing Tourism Malaysia is also established up in India to promote travel to the country. Malaysia is all set to reintroduce the option of visa on arrival for Indian travelers. This will attract more and more travelers from India.
Also, from the report it is also cleared that Southeast nation is also gearing up to relax all mandatory COVID relaxations to facilitate the travel of international tourists. Not only the COVID curbs will be relaxed but also e-visas will be issued within a few days now.
Currently the data shows that, there are around 76 flights a week from India to Malaysia, out of which 59 are from South India. Bengaluru is a key place from where travelers arrive. Visa on arrival that remained suspended because of the pandemic, will restart again in two months.
Manoharan Periasamy, Senior Director of Malaysia’s International Promotion Division (Asia & Africa), said e-visas, mainly for tourists, will be processed in 2 to 3 working days.
Also there is relaxation in COVID travel rules: Southeast Asian country has provided relaxation in the mandatory virus tests of incoming fully vaccinated travelers beginning from May 1. Till now, only the visitors from Singapore were exempted from this mandatory virus test. Moreover, other restrictions such as social distancing, whereas facemasks are optional and not mandatory in public places.