Visa-free travel: rest without extra costs and worries


  • Visa-free destinations this year
    • Israel
    • Dominican Republic
    • Madagascar
    • Cyprus
    • Thailand
    • Morocco

On the eve of the holiday, many of us begin to wonder: where it is better to go? Hot tropics or old houses of the European town, the sea with golden beaches or mountains that go up, museums or chaise longue outside the hotel, extreme or incendiary parties in clubs - options come to mind a bunch of. However, a considerable part of Russians before the holiday season-2017 decides to go to where one can do without a special visa.

Advantages of a visa-free stay:

  • You save your time. Running and collecting a package of certificates and documents, send them to the embassy, ​​worry about his decision (may refuse to enter) is not necessary. Having chosen a country where only foreign passports are needed, you can not worry and gladly get ready to rest.
  • Visa processing requires consular fees and other surcharges. So, the average price of a treasured document is about 50 euros. Agree, to have this money in your wallet, going to the sea, will be superfluous.
  • Experienced and practical tourists often use the following practice in choosing the direction in which they fly: call their operator and ask to pick up a "burning" tour. It is much cheaper, but it is only possible to assemble as quickly as possible. The visa is not issued quickly, so the decision to go abroad, where entry restrictions are lifted is a reasonable solution for those who want to save time.

Visa-free destinations this year

The Government of the Russian Federation has concluded agreements with 71 countries on entry without a visa in 2017. Of course, among these states there are unpopular routes where the resort infrastructure, dubious climatic conditions or sanitary conditions are not developed. But still the list of places where you can relax in comfort, quietly and safely, is impressive enough. The most popular are the following resort countries:

  • Israel;
  • Maldives;
  • Cyprus;
  • Madagascar;
  • Montenegro;
  • Morocco;
  • Thailand;
  • Abkhazia;
  • South Korea;
  • Vietnam;
  • Macedonia;
  • Azerbaijan;
  • Dominican Republic;
  • Costa Rica;
  • Jamaica;
  • Tunisia;
  • Turkey;
  • Indonesia.

Each of these countries is a whole world that can be studied and enjoyed. The choice of directions, where only passports are needed, is large enough in 2017. Let us dwell in detail on some resort countries, to go to which really, without issuing a visa.


Recreation-2017 can be realized here, on any of the three seas - the Mediterranean, the Red or the Dead. The country is famous for its comfortable hotels, attentive attitude to tourists. Different kinds of pastime are possible: in Israel it is good to lie on the beach and splash in the sea, you can enjoy the monuments of antiquity, visit holy places for Christians, Jews and Muslims, study history.

A special place in the services provided for the rest of Russians is occupied by treatment, prevention and rehabilitation after various diseases on the shores of the healing Dead Sea. Israel is also an excellent cuisine with centuries-old traditions, always pleasing the tourist with an excellent taste!

What documents are needed for recreation? The main condition for entering a state without a visa is that you will not leave it for more than three months. Also required:

  • International passport. The term of its validity must expire no earlier than six months after you entered the country.
  • Landing tickets for a plane to Russia (the date of departure - no later than 90 days after entry).
  • If you want to go abroad for tourist purposes - confirmation of the reservation from the hotel in which you decided to stay. In case of a trip to friends or relatives - an invitation from them.
  • A certificate of your solvency (usually obtained at work in the accounting department).
  • Medical policy.
  • If you went to get treatment, you need to have a letter or referral from the clinic.

In 2017, the condition that your kids can go with you is the availability of an insurance medical policy for each of them. A child can be taken abroad to both parents without additional documents. In the event that he travels with someone alone or with relatives and friends, a written permit is necessary.

Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is an ideal place for a honeymoon. At the same time, young people can go to the sea, not thinking about whether they will have enough time to leave for a visa. Dominican Republic boasts excellent hotels with well-trained staff, excellent cuisine, an abundance of exotic fruits for Russians in local markets.

In this country there is an opportunity to lie down quietly on the beach and walk along quiet sunny streets, spend the nights dancing in local incendiary clubs.

If you want to go to the Dominican Republic, you need to have a passport, hotel reservation, return tickets.


Amazing and colorful, located on the fourth place in the world's largest island, with pleasure will open the doors of its hospitable hotels to Russian tourists in 2017. Madagascar is a paradise for lovers to get acquainted with exotic flora and fauna, and especially for parents who have curious and active grown-up children. The sea here is affectionate and warm, a lot of entertainment, sightseeing tours and opportunities to enjoy a real tropical holiday.

Citizens of Russia, whose passport does not expire for 30 days, can receive a free visa right on arrival to the island and stay there for a month.


This island can be proud of being one of the top 10 best places to relax on the planet. Tourist service in Cyprus at the level of the best resorts that Europe can boast of. The sea near the island is the cleanest, family or romantic holiday on the beach is easy to combine with the study of ancient antiquities or even with Orthodox pilgrimage.

To go to Cyprus, in addition to the passport, in the holiday season-2017, you also need a pro-visa. It can be easily obtained online over the Internet within one day. The same applies to underage citizens of Russia who have a passport. This action gives you the right to obtain a visa upon arrival. It is important that this condition applies to those tourists who fly from Russia to the airports of Larnaca and Paphos.


Where to go to rest an active tourist in 2017? For many Russian citizens, the ideal beach holiday destination is Thailand. This direction is relatively inexpensive, the sea is warm and calm, and there are many interesting places where you can go alone, with a family or a cheerful friendly company.

The period of stay without a visa in Thailand is 30 calendar days. The condition of entry is the availability of a foreign passport, where there are 2 blank pages. There, customs officers will be able to put notes on arrival and departure. The document must cover the entire period of stay on the island.

A migration card is required in English, the presence of 2, 00 baht in any currency and a ticket back to home.


According to some analysts, Morocco is an alternative to the famous Egyptian beaches and hotels. From the season-2017 hoteliers expect a considerable profit, they are ready to reduce prices for visitors from Russia, and travel agencies - to provide charter flights.

Morocco is an oriental tale. This exotic cuisine, colorful local markets, luxurious Atlantic. Only in Morocco, Russian tourists can buy tazhin - an amazing ceramic pot, in which you can prepare unique dishes.

To arrive in this country you will need a passport. You do not need a visa for 90 days. It is also necessary to fill out the migration card, where the basic information about the guest is inscribed. Often this document can be obtained in an airplane, and flight attendants will help with the filling of paper. Do not forget the handle with a black or blue paste!

Most countries, where in the holiday season-2016 can be carried out visa-free entry, are willing to cooperate with the Russian Federation, sincerely want to make your vacation unforgettable, so as not to lose both income and reputation. Therefore, those who want to buy at sea, it is worth considering these areas as priority. The possibility of visa-free entry is the saving of money, energy, time and nerves of every tourist. Relax thoughtfully, profitably and tastefully!

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