After lots of arsing about, a simple email finally confirmed that the Sept 27 return trip I hoped to make is a dead duck.
Singapore Airlines has confirmed that passengers coming from Vietnam are not allowed to transit through Singapore.
No matter that Vietnam is among the countries least affected by covid-19.
As you see from your detailed scrutiny of the above link, Vietnam has 7 cases of the virus per millions of population. The comparable figure for South Korea – where passengers are given transit through Singapore – is 282, and New Zealand, 314.
Over coffee this morning, Henry and I agreed that it can only be down to a political decision.
And now that’s all decided and wrapped and tied in a neat bow, it’s on to other return routes for me,