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Visa-free travel program

Visa-free travel program

Foreign citizens are allowed to stay in Belarus for up to 30 days without visas, provided they cross the border at the Minsk National Airport. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed the relevant decree on 24 July 2018. The first presidential decree to enable visa-free travel to Belarus came into effect on 12 February 2017. The document allowed foreign tourists to enter Belarus for up to 120 hours without visas, provided they crossed the border at the Minsk National Airport.

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No decisions made to set up checkpoints at Belarusian-Russian border
21 November 2018, 12:43
The official said: “No decisions have been made. Meticulous, rather intensive work is in progress to get the mutual visa recognition agreement approved. It is up to the ministries of foreign affairs and all the relevant agencies to decide what organizational measures this process will be accompanied with.”
Sergei Kovalchuk and Mario Giorgio Stefano Baldi. Photo courtesy of Belarus' Sport and Tourism Ministry
More Italians take advantage of Belarus' visa-free program
21 November 2018, 10:03
The Italian ambassador praised the initiative of the Belarusian authorities to increase visa-free stay in the country up to 30 days.
Belarusian border guard unaware of international border checkpoint at Russian border
15 November 2018, 13:47
The spokesman said: “Officially via channels established as part of cooperation between the Belarusian and Russian border services the State Border Committee has received no information that an international border crossing has been opened in Krasnaya Gorka."
Minsk
Minsk Card to feature over 1,000 facilities by new tourist season
14 November 2018, 15:08
By the start of the new tourist season, the Minsk Card will incorporate over 1,000 museums, galleries, retail outlets, rentals, and hotels of Belarus, The number of museums and galleries rose from 55 to over 90.
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Brest Oblast tourism industry to be presented at TT Warsaw travel fair
14 November 2018, 09:09
The delegation of Brest Oblast will include representatives of the regional tourism authority, Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park, health resorts Nadzeya (Zhabinka District) and Ruzhansky (Pruzhany District), Hermitage Hotel.
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National Airport Minsk to introduce self bag drop solutions
12 November 2018, 09:45
Passengers will not only be able to board a plane on their own, but also to use non-assisted back drop. These solutions will also be available in our regional airports in the future.
Photo courtesy of the Sports and Tourism Ministry
Belarus to present 2nd European Games, visa-free travel program in London
5 November 2018, 19:29
The national stand during WTM London will be represented by the National Tourism Agency and the travel agencies Vokrug Sveta, Viapol, ABT-TUR, and Prime Tour. Visitors will be able to learn detailed information about Belarus' nature, historical and cultural legacy, and tourism industry development.
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Belavia announces big winter sale: tickets from €35
2 November 2018, 10:48
A one-way flight from Minsk to Barcelona, Milan, Paris and London will cost €35, to Brussels €45. Promo tickets will be available only on the company's website www.belavia.by starting from 2 November.
Screenshot of the main page of the Augustow Canal website
Augustow Canal gets its own website
24 October 2018, 09:56
This resource is a one-stop-shop for tourists who want to explore the Augustow Canal and Grodno District. It offers exhaustive information about tours, recreation opportunities and all kinds of activities.
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Belarus among top 10 countries of Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2019 ranking
23 October 2018, 12:35
Describing Minsk, the travel guide points to “its impeccably restored Old Town centered around the graceful town hall”, where travelers can visit fashionable cocktail bars and join summer street parties.
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