What Are Bubble Holidays?

Tired of siting at home in this pandemic? Want to go on a trip? This article will help you clear your doubts about safe and sanitised travelling without getting affected by the virus.

Even sources of escape like movies and web series cannot wash out the urge of travelling somewhere. Travelling is something which cannot be done virtually. It has to be done in reality.

But how do we travel to our favourite destinations in this pandemic without contacting the virus? That’s where Bubble Holidays come in.


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Bubble Holidays is a new concept wherein all the safety norms are taken care of while travelling.  Keeping safety front and centre, Special Bubble Holidays, this new concept has been introduced to give a safe and all-inclusive option to travellers to hit the holiday destinations while taking the utmost care.

Aimed at serving conscious travellers who want safety assured vacation around Christmas Holiday Season, the specially curated package will include prior Covid-testing, sanitized cabs for transfers, charter flights with middle row vacant and many such things.

This helps travel lovers to roam about without little to zero doubts and worries regarding the corona virus and the pandemic. Many companies have introduced this concept in order to make sure no traveller is left home during this boring pandemic.

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If you want to read about virtual travel experiences, you can go to this article.


MakeMyTrip, an online travel company, has launched Special Bubble Holidays, starting with Goa. As a first of its kind special bubble holiday, all care is being taken to ensure safety from the start till the end of the holiday while providing complete flexibility to the in-destination itinerary of holiday-goers.

For travel plans around Christmas 2020, booking was open on the MakeMyTrip App, the website and franchise partner network started on 24th November 2020. This provided check-in on 23rd December 2020 and check-out on 27th December 2020.

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The package began with COVID19 (RT-PCR) test of the travellers, followed by private on-ground transfers in sanitized cabs to the airport from where they escorted to designated check-in counters for MakeMyTrip’s Special Bubble Holiday at the airport.

After all of this, the baggage was sanitized with all the safety measures followed on the flight, the baggage was transferred and checked-in at the hotel property – allowing a hands-free, convenient and contactless check-in at the hotel. MySafety assured luxury stay options at Cidade de Goa (IHCL SeleQtions) was included in the package for 4 Nights & 5 Days.

Qatar Airways Holidays

In November 2020, Qatar Airways Holidays announced the creation of its Travel Bubble Holidays package allowing Qatar residents and citizens to safely holiday with no quarantine or self isolation requirements on return for citizens and no Exceptional Entry Permit, quarantine or self isolation requirements on return for residents of Qatar.

According to a few updates from Qatar Airways, the travel period was extended until 20th February 2021 for bookings with minimum three night duration and last outbound date from Qatar on 17th February 2021.

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To celeberate the success and mark the end of the Travel Bubble Holidays between Qatar and Maldives, Qatar Airways Holidays also offered customers free upgrades including use of additional resort facilities, water sports activities such as canoeing, laser sailing, snorkelling and wind surfing.

The Qatar Airways Holidays also offered customers special food and beverage offerings for all bookings made before 15th February 2021, all at no extra cost.

So if you are looking for a trip to any of these places, your wait is over! Make sure to wear a mask and keep a sanitiser handy while travelling!