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The travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong due to open on May 26 has been delayed again by a spike in Covid-19 cases in the republic. Even the balloons that were put up at Changi Airport to welcoming visitors from the SAR had to be popped with no one to see. The bubble, which would have allowed quarantine-free travel between the financial hubs, was slated to start in November last year but was called off after a rise in cases in Hong Kong.

Travellers may continue their journey on non-designated ATB flights but must be subject to the prevailing border control and health requirements of both places. Singapore residents returning from Hong Kong will be subject to a seven-day Stay-Home Notice upon entry into Singapore.

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