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New Shorter CDC Quarantine Guidelines Will Help Reduce U.S. Flight Cancellations

In an announcement late on Monday, the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their recommended timeframe for quarantine, coming as positive news for travelers and those working in the travel industry. The updated CDC guidelines include a reduction of the recommended quarantine period from 10 days to 5 days for persons who …

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Greece Will Now Require Testing From Vaccinated U.S. And Canadian Tourists

Beginning December 19, all travelers to Greece ages 5 and up must present a negative Covid test for entry. The test must either be a PCR test taken no later than 72 hours of arrival or a rapid antigen test from 24 hours of arrival to Greece. This testing requirement is regardless of vaccination status, …

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Canada Restores PCR Testing For Short Trips, Lifts Ban On 10 Countries

Starting Tuesday, December 21, all arrivals back to Canada from short-term trips will again be required to show proof of a negative PCR test result taken from the previous 72 hours. Once the rule is restored next week, it means all Canadian permanent residents and citizens returning by land from the United States after a …

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Southwest Announces New Summer Flight Schedule Now Open For Bookings

Southwest is ramping up even more flights just in time for summer. Travelers can now book flights with the airline until September, and some new and resumed routes are on the itinerary. The U.S. low-cost airline released its updated summer schedule on Thursday, which allows travelers to book flights on Southwest through September 5. Among …

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Canada Issues New Advisory To Avoid All Non-Essential Travel

Officials announced on Wednesday that the government is now advising Canadians to avoid all non-essential international travel for at least the next four weeks. The announcement of this new travel advisory was made by Canada’s Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos at a press conference alongside Deputy Minister Chrystia Freeland, Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic Leblanc and Transport …

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Travelers To Brazil Will Soon Be Required To Show Proof Of Vaccination

International travelers to Brazil will soon have to show proof of vaccination as one of the country’s entry requirements. A judge in Brazil’s supreme court ruled that international tourists should provide proof of vaccination in order to enter, as reported by Al Jazeera on Sunday. The decision was made by Justice Luis Roberto Barroso, and …

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NHS Launches UK Covid Pass For 12-15 Year Olds

The UK’s NHS Covid Pass is now available for 12 to 15 year olds to use for international travel and prove their vaccine status when required. We’ve got all of the details for you below. Beginning December 13, all persons from ages 12 to 15 who’ve been fully vaccinated against Covid in the UK can …

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Cheapest Flights For Canadians To Sunny Destinations

Need to stay warm this winter? Here are some of the cheapest flight deals available to the top sunny destinations from Toronto, Calgary and other major cities in Canada. Kingston, Jamaica With new flight routes launched from Canada last month and vaccinated tourists being able to move throughout Jamaica’s “resilient corridor”, this warm and sunny …

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Top 5 Hostels To Stay At In Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Looking to visit paradise on a budget? Here are some of the best hostels in Playa del Carmen for solo travelers, party goers and more. Che Playa Hostel & Bar Best hostel for: Backpackers looking to mix local culture and late nights in Playa Dorm price (avg): $25 USD/night Private suites for 3-4 people (avg): …

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Colombia Announces New Vaccine Entry Requirement

For travelers looking to visit a destination without any restrictions this winter, you can cross Colombia off of that list. As of December 14, 2021, all arrivals to Colombia must show proof of full vaccination. If a foreign tourist is only partially vaccinated, or 14 days have not yet passed since the final dose, they …

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Italy Tightens Restrictions For All Travelers And Residents During The Holidays

Officials in Italy this week unveiled a new “Super Green Pass” system which will be put in place for the holiday period. The new pass essentially tightens restrictions on any unvaccinated persons in higher-risk regions of the country. Here’s what we know about the new pass and how it will be used in Italy. Effective …

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U.S. Won’t Push Vaccine Mandate for Domestic Air Travel At This Time

In a statement to the press, U.S. President Joe Biden said that he doesn’t see the need to mandate vaccination proof for domestic air travel at this time. The president’s comment was made following a press briefing about the U.S. travel updates, Biden was asked by a reporter if he was considering any requirements for …

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