Saudi Arabia has allowed citizens from 49 countries to apply for e-visa for tourism purposes. The visa can be obtained electronically from “Spirit of Saudi” website. During the stay in Kingdom, the tourists can also perform Umrah.
On 28 July, 2021 Saudi Ports Authority & the Cruise Saudi Company inaugurated the first cruise ship terminal at Jeddah Islamic Port. Two days later, for the very first time, MSC Bellissima set sail from Jeddah Islamic Port to regional destinations i.e. Jordan & Egypt.
Fully vaccinated tourists are allowed to enter Saudi Arabia from 1st August 2021 without the need to quarantine. Tourists will have to provide a negative PCR test (conducted 72 hours prior to departure), along with proof of approved vaccination.