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Italy Drops all COVID-19 Entry Rules
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Italy Drops all COVID-19 Entry Rules

TIRANA, June 1 All Albanian and international citizens traveling to Italy will no longer be required to present proof of vaccination, testing, or recovery starting, Wednesday, June 1st. Italy dropped all entry rules for international travelers, the Albanian Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEFA). This means that now travelers can enter the neighboring country...

Greece Drops all COVID-19 Entry Requirements
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Greece Drops all COVID-19 Entry Requirements

TIRANA, May 5 Albanian and international citizens who travel to Greece are no longer required to present proof of vaccination, recovery, or a negative COVID-19 test. The neighbor country decided to lift entry requirements for all travelers starting May 1st, the Albanian Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs confirmed on Tuesday. Still, the Ministry highlights...

Albania Drops COVID-19 Travel Rules and Music Ban
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Albania Drops COVID-19 Travel Rules and Music Ban

TIRANA, April 26 Albania is lifting COVID-19 entry restrictions for travelers as well as music bans for nightclubs and dance venues, as the new summer season approaches. The Technical Committee of Experts announced on Tuesday that Albania will drop the rules starting May 1st. Thus, travelers entering Albania as of May 1st will not need...

Wizz Air Adds 4 Routes to Kukesi Airport Starting June
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Wizz Air Adds 4 Routes to Kukesi Airport Starting June

TIRANA, February 4 Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air added Kukesi International Airport Zayed (Flatrat e Veriut) to its summer 2022 schedule. Starting June, the airline will launch four new direct routes from Kuksi airport respectively to Austria, France, and Germany. The airline completed a test flight from Tirana to Kukes on Friday to make the...

Albania’s Tourism Grew in 2021, Business Travel in Decline
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Albania’s Tourism Grew in 2021, Business Travel in Decline

TIRANA, January 25 International arrivals to Albania saw signs of recovery in 2021, yet still below the pre-pandemic levels, data for the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) confirmed on Tuesday. Albania had 5.6 million international arrivals in 2021, or 114 percent more compared to 2020. According to the data, Kosovo was the top source market for...

Best Cities to Live in Albania for Expats & Nomads
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Best Cities to Live in Albania for Expats & Nomads

TIRANA, January 21 Low cost of living and high-quality of life, this is the recipe that makes a place attractive to ex-pats and digital nomads. Over the years the number of people finding their careers bringing them to Albania has increased. On the other hand, many pensioners, looking for a warm place in the Mediterranean,...

Wizz Air to Launch Tirana-Nice Route in April
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Wizz Air to Launch Tirana-Nice Route in April

TIRANA, January 14 Low-cost Hungarian carrier Wizz Air will launch a new low-fare route from Tirana International Airport (TIA) to Nice in the French Riviera. The new route will launch on March 28th. From April, the carrier will serve twice-weekly flights from Tirana to Nice, respectively on Mondays and Fridays. Tickets are now available starting...

Talks Underway for Durres-Dubrovnik Ferry Route
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Talks Underway for Durres-Dubrovnik Ferry Route

TIRANA, November 15 Albanian and Croatian authorities are exploring options for a new ferry route that would connect the port cities of Durres and Dubrovnik. The Durres Port Authority confirmed on Sunday that a coordination meeting between technical working groups took place over the past week. Both groups analyzed the new connection option as well...

Wizz Air to Add Four New Routes and Sixth Aircraft to Tirana
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Wizz Air to Add Four New Routes and Sixth Aircraft to Tirana

TIRANA, August 12 Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air will station the sixth aircraft at its Tirana base and thus enabling the launch of four new routes from and to Albania. The new aircraft that will join the fleet at Tirana International Airport (TIA) in December 2021 will also increase the flight frequency of eight existing...

Where Can I Travel To? Country Specific Information for Albanian Residents
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Where Can I Travel To? Country Specific Information for Albanian Residents

  TIRANA, July 6 Many countries are reopening their borders for international travel of all purposes including for travelers residing in Albania. Given that the travel status of individual countries can change suddenly and according to a guideline issued by the Council of the European Union, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs informs that...