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Japan COVID-19 Entry Requirements Travelers Need To Know

Like much of the world, Japan is currently experiencing a second wave of COVID-19. While the country has reopened for select travelers, the borders do remain strictly controlled.  Known for being the birthplace of Sushi and some of the most unique cultural traditions in the world, Japan has not yet reopened for general tourists. Here …

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Thailand Has Approved Over 1000 International Tourists Since Reopening

Thailand has been welcoming its first intake of foreign tourists since March of this year, when its borders were slammed shut due to the pandemic. Whilst the number of visitors this month is far below the usual for this time of the year, it serves as a welcome sign that things are slowly but surely …

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United States Drops Thailand Travel Advisory To Lowest Risk Level

Following Thailand’s impressive efforts in halting the spread of Covid-19, this week the United States Department of State has lowered the travel advisory level to from Level 2 to Level 1. On August 6th, the US removed its global Level 4 travel warning, yet placed only a Level 2 warning on Thailand given the pandemic. …

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Hong Kong COVID-19 Entry Requirements Travelers Need To Know

Having being scheduled to open an air bridge with Singapore on the weekend – only for it to be cancelled with a day’s notice – the latest spike in Covid-19 cases has left travelers wondering when they’ll be able to visit the country. Here’s all the latest COVID-19 entry requirements for Hong Kong and what …

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Singapore COVID-19 Entry Requirements Travelers Need To Know

The city-state of Singapore has worked hard to keep the spread of the virus at bay, and was scheduled to open a transport corridor with Hong Kong yesterday until a spike in Hong Kong’s cases caused it to be delayed. With a potential travel bubble set to open in the region, here’s all the latest …

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London Gatwick Airport To Open New Testing Facility

A new testing facility is opening at the London Gatwick Airport to help travelers get the required COVID-19 testing before and traveling. The new facility will be open to passengers, employees and the general public as the UK tries to half the spread of the virus. Why The Testing Center is Opening London Gatwick Airport …

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Singapore and Hong Kong Travel Bubble Delayed Amid COVID-19 Surge

A travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong was set to be established today, but a surge in cases of COVID-19 has led to the plan being delayed. Following discussions between the two countries, an air travel bubble was scheduled to start today, Sunday 22nd November, which would enable less-restricted movement between the two countries.  …

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Thailand Reduces Income Requirement For Tourist Visas

Thailand reversed its decision on the controversial income requirement amount just weeks after announcing the policy following online backlash, restoring hope to many eager travelers. The Original ‘High Income’ Policy In late September, prospective travelers to Thailand were overjoyed to hear the news that Thailand was relaxing its borders and letting people apply for visas …

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Southeast Asia Countries Call For New Travel Corridor

Following meetings at the ASEAN summit, several Southeast Asian nations have called for the establishment of a travel corridor between their countries in the new year, as they desperately try to recover some of the money lost from the closing of their borders. How Does a Travel Corridor Work? One of the latest travel solutions …

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Budget Airline Norwegian Air Files For Bankruptcy

Budget airline Norwegian Air become the latest in an ever-growing list of airlines filing for bankruptcy in the wake of the pandemic. Norwegian today filed for bankruptcy protection in Ireland, where they will allow the company to undergo the process of examinership. Examinership means that Norwegian will have a window of time to attempt to …

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New Zealand Eyes Wealthier Tourists In Shift Away From Budget Travelers

In the midst of the pandemic, many countries are considering the type of tourists they want to attract once international borders re-open. For New Zealand, it offers a chance to re-invent their tourism industry. New Zealand has long been a haven for budget-savvy backpackers. Wishing to save a few dollars as they travel across the …

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Proposed Alcohol Ban In Bali Could Threaten Tourism Recovery

The idyllic island of Bali has long been a bucket-list destination for travelers but a proposed alcohol ban could see tourists seek alternative destinations. Situated to the east of the Indonesian capital Jakarta and north of Australia, Bali is one of the most visited destinations in Southeast Asia. Famous for its diverse landscapes, which includes …

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