Beyond The Return Travel Tips
As of November 2020, a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and /or serology) is required for entry. You can read COVID-19 Protocols for Departing and Arriving passengers HERE. Yellow fever vaccination is also required by all except infants under one year. Please do not forget to bring your Health Certificate which shows you have received a Yellow Fever vaccination. It is also advisable to consult your doctor well in advance of your visit so that you may begin the usual anti-malaria treatment. Other vaccinations may be required depending on the part of the country you intend to visit.
Please remember, what may be safe for a Ghanaian to eat and consume could be very dangerous for a foreigner who has not fully adapted to the various types of food to be consumed. Bottled water from reputable manufacturers is key as well (i.e., Dasani, Aquafina, Voltic, etc.). There are Pharmacies all over the country, especially in major urban areas, so if you encounter a parasite or bacteria, they are well prepared to provide you with medicine to help you get better and get back on track. The most common health issue experienced by international travelers is diarrhea, usually from eating or drinking something foreign to your system – talk to your health care professional about antibiotics you can take with you in case you experience this.
As of November 2020, a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or Serology) is required for entry.
Don’t forget to bring your Health Certificate which shows you have received the Yellow Fever vaccination.
Be careful of what you consume when trying various foods in the country.