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Europe Delays Introduction Of Tourist Fee For Another Year

Here we go again. More than six years since it unveiled its plan to launch a U.S.-style Travel Authorization scheme, which many now deem a ‘tourist fee’, Europe has decided to push back the date – once again – on top of multiple previous postponements dating back to 2020. Instead of early 2023, the so-called …

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Spain Allowing Unvaccinated American Tourists To Visit This Summer

Spain has become one of the latest nations to allow unvaccinated Americans to visit this summer. The European nation has some of the strictest COVID-19 entry requirements in Europe. However, as cases continue to fall, Spain will allow unvaccinated tourists from outside the EU—including Americans—to visit the nation. Currently, Spain has banned unvaccinated non-EU citizens …

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Austria Removes All Entry Requirements Fully Reopening For Tourism

Austria has removed all of its Covid-related entry requirements – with travelers now able to enter the country just like pre-pandemic times. From 16 May, travelers are no longer required to present proof of their vaccination against Covid-19 – or recovery certificate – with all testing requirements having also been lifted. Yes, you heard that …

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Slovakia Becomes The 28th Nation To Remove All Entry Requirements

Slovakia has become the 28th nation worldwide to remove all COVID-19 entry requirements. The move means travelers don’t need to complete a pre-entry COVID-19 registration form, undergo mandatory quarantine, undergo testing requirements before or after arrival, or have to show proof of vaccination to enter. Slovakia joins the following list of nations that have removed …

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Many Flights Under 2 Hours Now Banned In France. Which EU Countries Are Next?

France has become the first country in Europe to ban domestic flights under two hours within the country. This new rule, coming into effect in April 2022, will affect any routes under two and a half hours that have another form of transportation connecting them. For example, flights from Paris to cities like Bordeaux, Nantes, …

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Top 6 EU Countries Open Without Testing For Vaccinated Travelers

Europe is now opening to the world without strict travel restrictions for the first time since the pandemic started. What a relief! Although some countries still have travel restrictions in Europe, the European Union has recommended that all member states remove testing and quarantine for fully vaccinated and recovered tourists, including some of Europe’s most …

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EU Recommends Removing All Travel Restrictions For Vaccinated And Recovered Tourists

The EU Seeks To End Travel Restrictions The European Union is advising all EU member states to scrap all bans on non-essential travel for fully vaccinated tourists and recovered tourists from March 1, 2022. The move comes as various European nations—including Sweden, Denmark, and England—are scrapping all internal COVID-19 restrictions and ‘learning to live with …

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Finland Removes All Testing Requirements For Vaccinated Tourists

Finland has become the latest European country to remove testing requirements for fully vaccinated tourists. Finland has been one of Europe’s most restricted nations through the pandemic, and they’ve often closed the border to non-citizens since March 2020. However, the new entry requirements starting from February 14 make it easier for U.S, U.K, and Canadian …

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Austria Removes Testing Requirement For Travelers With Boosters

Following an update of Austria’s Covid travel restrictions this week, the latest guidance states that travelers who’ve received a booster jab can currently enter Austria without any additional entry requirements. The updated rules include travelers coming from the US, Canada and the UK. Travelers to Austria who’ve received a full course of the Covid vaccine …

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The EU To Launch New Entry Requirements On February 1

The framework of Covid entry requirements for countries part of the EU bloc will begin to change starting February 1, according to the latest reports. The EU Council made an announcement on Tuesday that they are now officially recommending that member states remove their current entry restrictions, and replace them with a “person-based” approach going …

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7 European Destinations That Require Booster Shots For Travelers

Europe is dropping restrictions for American tourists. That being said, many European nations are now requiring a booster shot for travel after a specific period. The list of countries requiring booster shots to qualify as fully vaccinated is ever-growing.  Here are some of those nations: 1. Spain  Spain is the latest nation to require visitors …

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9 Destinations In Europe That Do Not Require Testing For American Travelers

Europe is dropping travel restrictions for American tourists. And as the spring and summer approach—or if you’re looking for a winter vacation—some European destinations are excellent for travelers.  Here are some of those destinations: 1. Croatia You can enter Croatia with no testing requirements if you have proof of full vaccination. However, if you don’t …

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