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France Issues New Travel Restrictions For U.S, U.K, and Canadian Tourists

France has increased COVID-19 entry restrictions on all third party countries, including the U.S, U.K, and Canada, because of fears over the Omicron variant.  Gabriel Attal, a spokesperson for the French government, told Bloomberg, “We are getting more worried by the day.” “We are not panicking but we have to be as careful as possible, …

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Spain Planning To Close Hotels As Cases Continue To Rise

Many countries in Europe are starting to reimpose travel restrictions as cases continue to climb across the continent. Now, Spain is set to debate the closure of hotels which could impact tourists with holidays booked over the next few weeks if plans go ahead. This post will look at the latest travel and Covid-19 restrictions …

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EU Proposes 9 Month Time Limit On Vaccines For Travel Before Booster Requirement

The European Union will recommend a 9-month time limit on the validity of COVID-19 vaccines for travel into the bloc, meaning many travelers will require booster jabs to enter.  The European Commission will propose that all EU member states should continue to welcome all travelers inoculated with shots approved by the EU. The proposals also …

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Europe Tightens COVID-19 Restrictions: What Travelers Need To Know

As COVID-19 cases surge in Europe, the continent is increasing restrictions. In the previous 24 hours, Germany has recorded 23,607 new cases, Hungary has recorded 21,060 cases, France has recorded 12,508 cases, and Austria has recorded 11,227 cases.  Amid the rise in cases, various nations are imposing tighter COVID-19 restrictions, which is impacting travelers visiting …

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U.S. Issues New Travel Advisories Affecting European Destinations

The US Department of State has issued an updated range of travel advisories for several countries around the world, some of which are European destinations. With Europe expected to be a popular destination for American travelers in light of the recent easing of restrictions by the US, the update could force many travelers to reconsider …

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Amsterdam Will Ban Tourists From Entering Cannabis Cafes

Amsterdam is notorious for its excellent food, canals, architecture, and world-class nightlife. But the city is also world-famous for its coffee shops, otherwise known as cannabis cafes. If you see a ‘coffee shop’ in Amsterdam, you’re probably not going to get your daily fix of caffeine. Amsterdam has 166 coffee shops, and they attract millions …

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France Changes Vaccine Passport Again Causing Confusion For Travelers

Since France introduced its health passport in the summer, travelers entering France from outside the European Union had to convert their vaccine passports into a format compatible with the French system.  France has decided it’s changing the process.  Travelers often had to email online forms, visit pharmacies, and obtain the necessary QR code to operate …

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EU Health Authority Warns Public: Avoid Travel To Most European Countries

As winter is approaching cases are beginning to rise in many European countries, prompting the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) to advise against travel within Europe. This post will look at the Covid-19 situation across the EU and new restrictions among its member states. ECDC Says Avoid Travel To Europe The latest …

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Sweden Removes Travel Ban On U.S. Tourists

After banning U.S tourists from entering Sweden regardless of their vaccination status in September due to rising COVID-19 cases in the U.S — Sweden has decided to end the entry ban on U.S tourists.  But Sweden has decided to maintain its entry ban on arrivals from third countries from October 31st, 2021, to January 31st, …

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UK Travelers May Need 3 Vaccination Doses To Travel In 2022

British travelers may need three vaccination doses if they want to travel next year, according to the U.K’s Health Minister.  Britain’s Care Minister Gillian Keegan said the government considers people who’ve had two vaccinations as fully vaccinated, but that will “evolve over time.” The Minister said, “The advice at the moment is the double jabbed …

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