“SAFE & SECURE” Certification

RECEIVES “SAFE & SECURE” CERTIFICATION

Airwing Tours Receives “SAFE & SECURE”Certification


We are pleased to have received the “safe & secure” certification from Sri Lanka tourism, upon completing an extensive audit conducted by KPMG, on our operational procedures to ensure capability to handle travelers safely in the current environment.



Yes. It is open from 21st January 2021
No. You can even visit Sri Lanka for 3/4 days.
All visas must be applied online through the Immigration ETA portal. Before you apply for your visa, you need to have a confirmed hotel booking, pre-purchased PCR tests and a mandatory COVID-19 Insurance Cover paid for through your ‘Safe and Secure Level 1’ hotel when making your booking. The hotel will issue a reference number which you need to include in your visa form under the section ‘contact details’. There you will be asked for ‘address in Sri Lanka’ under which you need to indicate your hotel name, address and the reference number issued.
People from all countries are welcome unless otherwise specified.
Yes, you will need to pay USD 12 for a 1 month cover of USD 50,000 offered by People s Insurance PLC and it is a mandatory requirement when applying for your visa.
Visit www.srilanka.travel/helloagain for information and the site will direct you to the payment gateway.
Yes. You pay USD 12 initially for a 30 day COVID-19 insurance cover of USD 50,000, which is a mandatory requirement. However if you stay exceeds 30 days, you should extend your insurance cover.
Yes. The completed Health Declaration Form (HDF) should also be submitted on arrival at the airport Health Counters and these HDFs will be given prior to boarding, on-board the flight or upon arrival.
Yes. Currently no exceptions would be made for vaccinations taken; all safety protocols should be adhered to regardless.
Yes. Currently no exceptions would be made for vaccinations taken; all safety protocols should be adhered to regardless
Contact Airwing Tours representative to get the list.
These are hotels or accommodation providers who comply with the COVID-19 Health Protocols and the Tourism Operational Guidelines. The ‘Safe & Secure’ certificate is issued with a QR code unique to each certified hotel.
From all the ‘Safe & Secure’ certified hotels, these are the accommodation service providers who will provide accommodation services exclusively for international tourists during the first 14 days of their stay.
There is no restriction as long as your selected facility/hotel is a level 1 ‘Safe & Secure’ certified hotel.
Yes. Visitors can use all hotel facilities including gym, swimming pool, spa, etc.
Yes. In the first 14 days of your stay, you can change hotels provided they are ‘Safe & Secure’ certified Level 1 hotels; After 14 days, you can move to any hotel
Yes, tourists can visit up to 14 approved tourist sites under the safety of a bio bubble.Contact Airwing Tours representative to get the list.
In the initial 14 days you will not be permitted to use public transportation and even thereafter, the use of Public Transportation is discouraged.
Yes, all travelers need to pre purchase PCR tests depending on the length of their stay and this is a mandatory requirement for your visa process as well.The first PCR tests would be on-arrival at your hotel; prior to check-in. The second PCR test would be conducted 5-7 days after, or if any symptoms should develop before. If your stay is for 7 days you pay for 2 PCR tests. If you stay exceeds 7 days you have to purchase 3 PCR tests. Each PCR test is priced at USD 40.
It will be arranged by your Level 1 ‘Safe and Secure’ certified hotel. Test will be performed by a private sector laboratory approved by the Ministry of Health.
Travelers should undergo a PCR test from an accredited laboratory and obtain a negative result, within 96 hours before boarding their flight.
Yes. There will be an appointed medical officer in each of the ‘Safe and Secure’ certified hotels including the Level 1 hotels.
Your level 1 ‘Safe & Secure’ certified hotel in consultation with the hotel doctor/local health authorities, will admit you to a Private Hospital approved by the Ministry of Health; Your COVID-19 Insurance cover will reimburse hospital charges including the ambulance transfer fees up to $ 50,000 for a month.
Non-symptomatic COVID-19 positive persons will be quarantined in an isolated area in the same hotel, under strict supervision of the hotel doctor and local health authorities.In case there is a need to transfer them to a private hospital at any stage, the COVID-19 Insurance cover will reimburse hospital charges including the ambulance transfer fees up to $ 50,000 for a month.
They will be kept under quarantine in an isolated area in the same hotel, under the strict supervision and administration of the hotel doctor and local health authorities. However, based on the decision of the hotel doctor/local health authorities, if they are sent to a quarantine hotel/center or a pre-arranged Private Hospital, the COVID-19 Insurance will reimburse relevant charges including the ambulance transfer of up to $ 50,000 for a month.
Medical officer at your hotel will decide what to do accordingly and the cost of thetreatment/s should be covered via the patient’s own personal medical insurance. This will NOT be covered by the COVID-19 insurance cover.
Yes. All staff will be subjected to proper risk assessment under the guidance of the hotel doctor and the area Medical Officer of Health.
All personnel accompanying the tourists; including tour guides, safari jeep drivers, bus drivers, other drivers, assistants and translators, should attend in PPE.
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It is around 3000 tests per day, but this will be increased in the coming weeks..
Yes. Dual Citizens, spouses of foreign nationals and paid commercial passengers with foreign passports are allowed under the tourism route with no quarantine, following an adherence to the guidelines and protocols in place
If not call email travel@airwingtours.com for further information