Covid-Related Travel Information

We recommend the use of face masks in all situations where close contact with others cannot be avoided. Please remember the importance of good hand hygiene.

Useful information: https://www.visitfinland.com/en/practical-tips/covid-19/.

Useful information: https://www.visitfinland.com/en/practical-tips/covid-19/.

In Finland: National and regional restrictions and recommendations can be found behind their respective links. As a summary there are no restrictions at the moment. We recommend the use of face masks in all situations where close contact with others cannot be avoided. Please remember the importance of good hand hygiene.

Entry to Finland: The current travel restrictions related to travelling to Finland can be found here.  

PCR/Antigen tests may be needed to be allowed to enter return flights.

Tests are widely available in Finland, see, e.g., https://www.koronatestihinta.fi/en/, or https://korona.9lives.fi/en/pricing/. The registration desk will help you to reserve time and to find the testing facility. The conference has arranged with a vendor the possibility to get an antigen test for the competitive price of 80 euro, and a PCR test for 130 euro, including a certificate. Antigen tests can be done at the airport before departure with this price.

Covid-19 testing: For information and discount codes (antigen test 80 eur; PCR test 130 eur, certificate included in the prices), please contact registration desk or ISIT2022@tavicon.fi.

Note that there is a self-test possibility which is accepted by airlines for passengers traveling to some countries that accept an antigen test for entry, including the US and Canada. This is only a suggestion, you may purchase from your preferred vendor:

2-pack- BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Home Test Kit with eMed™ Enabled Lab
Report – https://store.optum.com/shop/products/abbott-binaxNOW-COVID-19-ag-emed-at-home-test-kit-2-pack/

6-pack- BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Home Test Kit with eMed™ Enabled Lab
Report – https://www.emed.com/products/covid-at-home-testkit-six-pack?hsLang=en.

If you plan to self-test, please confirm with your airline that it is acceptable.

Note: The United States is dropping the requirement for a negative Covid prior to entering the country, see
https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/fr-proof-negative-test.html