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by johnbian8308
Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: China covid travel restrictions Q&A
Replies: 4
Views: 217

Re: China covid travel restrictions Q&A

My impression is that it is even harder to go through land border these days. Most people are only allowed to enter via flights to facilitate the strict covid quarantine measures and the only land border that I heard is open are ones with Vietnam (that is how the current small covid wave in Guangzho...
by johnbian8308
Tue Jun 08, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Can only vaccinated tourists visit Kyrgyzstan? No, everyone can.
Replies: 19
Views: 811

Re: Can only vaccinated tourists visit Kyrgyzstan? No, everyone can.

At least going through land border there is no risk. Worst case is vaccination card not recognized and have to get a pcr on the spot and it is not more expensive than getting pcr in Uzbekistan I think
by johnbian8308
Tue Jun 08, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Can only vaccinated tourists visit Kyrgyzstan? No, everyone can.
Replies: 19
Views: 811

Re: Can only vaccinated tourists visit Kyrgyzstan? No, everyone can.

Tourist. He is a Chinese passport holder living in Germany
by johnbian8308
Tue Jun 08, 2021 12:03 am
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Can only vaccinated tourists visit Kyrgyzstan? No, everyone can.
Replies: 19
Views: 811

Re: Can only vaccinated tourists visit Kyrgyzstan? No, everyone can.

I am talking about the Uzbek-Kyrgyz border. You can pay 1500 Kyrgyz soms to get a test on the spot or show vaccine card to waive the pcr requirement. A friend of friend used the vaccine card to go through it without problem
by johnbian8308
Mon Jun 07, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Can only vaccinated tourists visit Kyrgyzstan? No, everyone can.
Replies: 19
Views: 811

Re: Can only vaccinated tourists visit Kyrgyzstan? No, everyone can.

I hear that vaccination card can be used to replace PCR requirement on land borders and there are a few such cases. However when/whether this exception is applied to passengers arriving from air is at the mercy of IATA database
by johnbian8308
Sun Jun 06, 2021 2:40 am
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: PCR test in Bishkek on Saturday
Replies: 2
Views: 187

Re: PCR test in Bishkek on Saturday

I read that aqua lab has one location that does same day if you come in early enough. I don’t have actual experience though
by johnbian8308
Sat Jun 05, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Uzbekistan e-visa Q&A
Replies: 323
Views: 54733

Re: Uzbekistan e-visa Q&A

I paid for my e-visa in late April after trying multiple cards. I just see the card I use was charged a $10 cash advance fee as the visa payment was somehow considered a cash withdrawal. The bank says there is nothing they can do, as the vendor determined what kind of transaction this is. Am I the o...
by johnbian8308
Sun May 23, 2021 4:04 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Border crossings reports: Dostyk/Dustlyk (Uzbekistan/Kyrgyzstan)
Replies: 44
Views: 20882

Re: Border crossings reports: Dostyk/Dustlyk (Uzbekistan/Kyrgyzstan)

Did the crossing today from UZ side. The bus ticket from Andijan is now 5000 som, the price of ticket in Kyrgyz side is still 10 som. The PCR requirement can be done at border on the spot for 1500 kygyz som or use vaccination record to pass it. There is not really a line at each side and I don't rem...
by johnbian8308
Sat May 08, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Uzbekistan travel restrictions/reopening Q&A
Replies: 104
Views: 13794

Re: Uzbekistan travel restrictions/reopening Q&A

steven wrote:
Sat May 08, 2021 7:10 am
You didn't read it properly. Dostyk border is open for 32 nations, not for US citizens.
You're right, my bad! I asked a friend who told me the situation hasn't changed
by johnbian8308
Fri May 07, 2021 7:13 pm
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Kyrgyzstan coronavirus travel re-opening/restrictions Q&A
Replies: 75
Views: 9252

Re: Kyrgyzstan coronavirus travel re-opening/restrictions Q&A

That's very informative--Did they only allow locals to pass through the border at this time?