UPDATE: May 17, 2021 – due to recent new wave of COVID19 infections in Singapore the bubble has once again been postponed – likely to June sometime – watch this space.
Never easy is it?
UPDATE: April 26, 2021 – At a Press Conference today Edward Yau announced the following rules of engagement:
• HK residents will required 2 doses of a vaccine before travel
• Travel 14 days in other places other than HK or Singapore, cannot use the Air Travel Bubble
• 7 day moving average of unknown source cases over 5, bubble cancelled for 2 weeks.
• Travellers from Hong Kong are required to use the Singapore tracing app.
• Singapore travellers will need to use LeaveHomeSafe app.
The vaccination rule is not applicable to the following Hong Kong residents:
(i) aged below 16;
(ii) not suitable for COVID19 vaccination due to medical grounds;
(iii) with less than 90 days’ stay in Hong Kong before departure; or
(iv) using non-Hong Kong travel documents for departure.
UPDATE: February 21, 2021 – Local English press are reporting the Bubble might be up for grabs next month. Fingers crossed: https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/3122491/coronavirus-hong-kong-singapore-talks-again-over
COVID19 continues apace. Bubble put back until 2021 at the earliest… I’ll update this post with news as it comes in.
Hong Kong – Singapore Travel Bubble!
The long-awaited air travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong will [NOT] start on November 22 with a quota of 200 passengers each way on one dedicated flight per day. It’s a start!
This will be increased to 2 flights daily from December 7 onwards.
Visitors to Singapore from Hong Kong have to apply Air Travel Pass (ATP) between 7 to 30 days before entering Singapore and applications opened on November 12.
For details on the Singapore end, see this link.
For FAQs on the Hong Kong end, see this link.