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British Virgin Islands Reopening For Tourism

The paradisal British Virgin Islands have re-opened their borders to international tourists for the first time since March. A popular yachting destination comprised of over 60 islands set in a volcanic archipelago, the news is sure to be welcomed by travelers and those who live on the islands alike as the country looks to restart …

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W.H.O Plans New Digital Vaccine Certificate For Permission To Travel In 2021

In preparation of adjusting to a world in which COVID-19 vaccines are readily available, the travel industry is testing out procedures to establish the new protocols for travel going forward, specifically relating to the verification of travelers’ health credentials and vaccination status. Most recently, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced being in the final …

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U.S. Issues New Level 3 Travel Advisory For Saint Lucia

The U.S. Department of State has issued a new level 3 ‘reconsider travel’ for Saint Lucia.  The new increased warning level was issued due to “health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions” according to the official release.  The island was originally given a level 2 advisory ‘exercise increased caution’ on August 31st when the United …

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Montreal Airport To Offer Travelers New Rapid COVID Tests

Montreal International Airport (YUL) will become the latest Canadian airport to offer passengers a pre-flight COVID-19 test, following on from similar pilot programs launched at Calgary and Vancouver. The trial represents increased availability of COVID tests for travelers in Canada, improving access for Canadians to visit countries requiring proof of a negative test result and …

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California Christmas Lockdowns: What Travelers Need To Know

California may not be the best choice for a Christmas vacation this year. Millions of people in California will be spending the holidays under the nation’s strictest lockdown as cases of Covid-19 set new records. The move to enter lockdown comes after Los Angeles County passed the 10,000 daily cases milestone on Sunday, with 10,528 …

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Delta Announces Quarantine Free Travel Between U.S. and Netherlands

In an effort to revive dwindling sales and weakening travel demand, Delta Airlines is proactively pursuing strategies to alleviate the effects of the pandemic, while awaiting the arrival of a vaccine, to get markets to recover.  In recent weeks, the US airline carrier has announced a new passenger contact tracing initiative, as well as a …

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More Than 200,000 Volunteer For Free Royal Caribbean Test Cruises

More than 200,000 people have applied for Royal Caribbean’s free test cruises that will help the cruise line prepare for relaunch.  As part of the CDC’s requirements for a conditional sailing certificate, all cruise lines that want to resume operations in the United States must participate in virtual sailings that enable the ships to practice their …

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Turkey To Cancun: New Direct Flight With No Travel Restrictions

A new route from Turkish Airlines features a long-haul direct flight from Istanbul, Turkey to Cancun, Mexico. Both destinations have been very popular for those still traveling during the pandemic due to their relaxed entry requirements.  With Turkey announcing strict lockdowns on weekends and surging COVID-19 cases, nomads and travelers have been looking to move …

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Japan Plans The Reopening Of Its Borders For Tourism

The Japanese government is considering reopening its borders to a limited numbers of foreign tourists this spring. As well as helping to ease the burden on Japan’s economy, it’s also viewed as a practical test, as the country starts its preparations for the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics that are to begin next year. …

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All Cruises In The U.S. Cancelled Until At Least March

All major cruise lines in the U.S. have cancelled their sailings until at least March of 2021. The further cancellations will mark a full year of suspended sailings in the U.S. since the global shutdown of cruising last March due to the COVID-19 pandemic  When cruising was initially suspended, nobody could have guessed that the …

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New Travel Restrictions In Europe For Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner, people across Europe are attempting to make plans to visit friends and family while navigating COVID-19 travel restrictions, lockdowns and curfews. Rules for gatherings over Christmas vary considerably from country to country, with some governments yet to decide exactly what kinds of travel and celebrations will be allowed. Here …

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Top 10 Tips For Flying During The Pandemic Travelers Need To Know

We recently flew four different flights after multiple cancellations forced us to change our itinerary. It wasn’t the direct flight we had hoped for but we sure did learn some valuable insight to flying during these crazy times.  Here are the top 10 things we learned from flying during the pandemic and tips you can …

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