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Czech Republic Re-Closes Borders For Tourism

The Czech Republic re-closed its borders on October 22, restricting all international tourism and prompting further lockdowns. The border closure announcement was made by the government of the Czech Republic just after the country recorded an all-time high of 15,000 cases in a 24-hour period. Case surge in Czech Republic: Worldometers The Ministry of Foreign …

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Can Americans Travel To Europe?

While U.S. travelers have been locked out of many parts of Europe for months, there have been select countries allowing Americans to visit. If you’re wondering if tourists from the United States can travel to Europe, you’re definitely not alone.  Different travel restrictions for the EU, Schengen and the UK make traveling overseas seem like …

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3 Winter Getaways For U.S. Travelers Without COVID Testing

The list may be short but there are now tropical destinations this winter that U.S. travelers can escape to without having to get a COVID-19 test.  Whether it’s the fear of getting the swab jabbed up your nose or the hassle and stress of getting those test results in time for your trip, some Americans …

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St. Maarten COVID-19 Entry Requirements Travelers Need To Know

St. Maarten is well known for its exotic native heritage, beautiful beaches and lagoons, a mountain range, luxury hotels and elegant villas.  While St. Maarten’s tourism was decimated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the nation has began its recovery after opening for international tourists back in July. Here are all the latest COVID-19 entry requirements for …

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Air Canada To Fly All Business Class Planes To Cancun

Ready to fly to Cancun and other popular destinations in style this winter? Air Canada is offering the rare chance to fly on its all business class planes that are usually reserved for professional sports teams and celebrities. Air Canada Jetz – CC Ken Fielding Air Canada’s Jetz planes that have been mostly grounded since …

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Costa Rica Removes PCR Test Requirement For Tourists

Costa Rica announced today they will be removing the PCR Covid-19 test requirement for incoming tourists effective October 26th.  The current requirement forced visitors to bring proof of a negative test result, taken no longer than 72 hours before arrival into the country. With many Americans and Canadians (Costa Rica’s largest tourism base) finding it …

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Canada To End 14 Day Quarantine in Lieu of Rapid Testing Starting In Alberta

A new pilot project for Canada has been launched at the Calgary International Airport that will drop the mandatory quarantine in lieu of Rapid COVID-19 testing.  The federal government of Canada, along with the provincial government in Alberta, have jointly announced that a new pilot program launched in Alberta will see the mandatory 14-day quarantine …

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Panama Will Reopen All Beaches October 25th

Panama will officially reopen all of its beaches for recreational use as of Sunday October 25th after they were shut down back in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Minister of Health, Luis Francisco Sucre announced that starting Sunday  beaches will be open to the public from 6:00 am to 4:00 pm daily.  The reopening …

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Aruba COVID-19 Entry Requirements Travelers Need To Know

Aruba is well known for its pristine white sand beaches, turquoise ocean, colorful architecture and a vibrant art and social scene. Aruba’s tourism was decimated by the pandemic but has began its recovery by opening for international tourists.  Here are all the latest COVID-19 entry requirements for Aruba and everything travelers need to know before …

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WestJet Will Officially Refund Cancelled Flights

WestJet is finally taking the side of its customers and has decided to refund cancelled flights to the original form of payment instead of travel credits. Canadian travelers have been extremely frustrated not only the hundreds of flights that have been cancelled due to Covid, but also losing their cold hard cash when the flight …

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Colombia COVID-19 Entry Requirements Travelers Need To Know

Over the last 5 years, Colombia has experienced a huge tourism boom and had a record 4.5 million visitors in 2019. Once known for its drug trade and crime, the country has become much safer and is now rated as one of the top backpacking destinations in the world.  Colombia’s tourism was devastated by the …

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Canada Removed From EU Safe List

Update October 21: Canada has officially been removed from the EU’s ‘safe list’, effective immediately.  Since this article was published (On October 20) we have updated the title or this article from ‘may be removed’, to removed.  Now that Canada has been removed from the EU’s ‘safe’ list, Canadian travellers must remember that ALL nations …

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