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Canadian Airlines Urge Government To Scrap Testing On Arrival Requirement

Canadian airlines have teamed up to request that Canada’s federal government scraps the testing on arrival requirement for vaccinated tourists, in a move that looks set to have repercussions across the nation’s hard-hit tourism industry. Currently, Canada applies one of the strictest border regimes in North America, with non-vaccinated visitors generally not allowed to enter, …

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Costa Rica Will Not Tighten Entry Requirements Despite Omicron

Costa Rica is one of a select number of countries open to American travelers right now with very few restrictions. After enjoying an extremely successful 2021 on the tourism front, and with officials having high hopes for the year ahead, the country is once again firmly rejecting tightening entry requirements. Due to its relatively relaxed …

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Two New Destinations To Launch In The Mexican Caribbean

Visitors to the Mexican Caribbean who are looking to travel off the beaten path will soon be able to hop on a ‘Mayan Train‘ towards at least two brand new destinations, while still benefitting from stronger connectivity between existing tourist hotspots like Cancún and Tulum. As announced by Javier May Rodríguez, the new general director …

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How Soon Can You Fly Home To The U.S. After Testing Positive Abroad?

It is time we finally addressed the burning question every traveler in the Covid era, no matter how experienced, keeps asking themselves: “how soon will I be able to fly home to the U.S. in case I test positive abroad?” Now more now than ever, and especially with Omicron cases on the rise, travelers are …

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Belize Launches New Mandatory Travel Insurance For All International Arrivals

A rising Caribbean destination and one of the most popular sunny getaways for Americans during the Covid pandemic, Belize will now require all international visitors to take out travel insurance before landing in the country. Looking to strengthen policies at the border, especially at a time when the Omicron threat advances, the Central American jewel …

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Cuba Now Requires Proof Of Vaccination And PCR Test For U.S. Visitors

At the peak of its tourist season, the small island nation of Cuba has decided to tighten entry requirements for U.S. visitors, by requiring proof of vaccination against Covid as well as a pre-departure PCR test. The announcement follows a sharp rise in cases, led particularly by the highly-transmissible Omicron variant. Now, Americans hoping to …

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Tourists Face Mass Flight Cancelations In Cancun And Other Mexico Hotspots

In a new chapter of the ongoing Omicron saga, Mexico is the latest country to be hit with a wave of mass flight cancelations as more crew calls in sick, threatening the vacation plans of millions flying into popular tourism hotspots across the Mayan heartland. Mirroring a trend first witnessed in the United States during …

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Jamaica Rules Out More Lockdowns During Tourism Season

Unlike other sunny destinations that have rushed to further strengthen their borders and reinstate now-familiar curbs on social life, Jamaica will not be announcing lockdowns this season, nor in the foreseeable future. As one of the strictest Caribbean states when it comes to pandemic-era travel regulations, many expected Jamaica to tighten Covid mandates, especially at …

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New Tourism Route To Launch Between The Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and Panama

Hoping to attract more visitors and strengthen their ties, The Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and Panama are due to launch a brand new tourism route that will make it easier for American travelers to visit all three highly popular destinations. The countries, which have chosen to maintain open borders in light of the recent Omicron …

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CDC Urges Americans To Avoid All Travel To Aruba

As the Omicron variant rapidly spreads across the Caribbean, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC now urge Americans to avoid all unnecessary travel to Aruba. The island nation, which is one of the most popular destinations in the Dutch Caribbean, has been recently battling a prominent rise in cases and has taken …

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Ireland Removes PCR Test Requirement For Fully Vaccinated Travelers

Unlike other nations in the European Union, which have imposed testing requirements regardless of vaccination status, Ireland has now completely scrapped PCR mandates for fully vaccinated travelers. The Emerald Isle is now ready to welcome American and Canadian visitors again, as well as other foreign nationals, under more relaxed measures. That said, the definition of …

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First-Ever Direct Flights Launched From The U.S. To Chetumal

U.S. travelers are sure to benefit from new direct flights to the world-famous Costa Maya this season, especially at a time when the Omicron variant prompts a majority of touristic destinations to tighten rules for Americans once more. On the other hand, Mexico has stood by its open border policy and continues to allow passengers …

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