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Norwegian Airlines Removes Mask Requirement On All Flights

Following KLM, which also announced it will no longer enforce mask usage among customers, Norwegian Airlines is the latest in Europe to announce the lifting of the mask requirement. As of April 4, 2022, Norwegian customers will cease requiring its passengers to cover their nose and mouth when flying, officially making mask usage optional. Norway’s …

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Italy Planning To Launch A Digital Nomad Visa

Are you a remote worker dreaming of exploring Italy for longer than the restrictive 90 days foreign tourists are usually allowed to stay for? That possibility could soon become a reality, as the leading Mediterranean nation gives a strong indication the so-called digital nomad visa will be written into law. Although Europe, in general, is …

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Italy Will Begin Lifting Covid Restrictions Starting April 1

As Europe gears up for a full reopening ahead of its busy summer season, Italy, one of the most popular sunny destinations in the continent, looks set to abolish its remaining Covid restrictions soon. Starting April 1, travelers can expect some big changes regarding Italy’s approach to pandemic management. When Covid first hit in March …

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Europe Called A ‘Dangerous’ Destination By World Tourism Organization Due To War In Ukraine

After Covid, which is yet to be completely beaten, the tourism industry in Europe is facing another huge challenge due to the recent Russian invasion of Ukraine, which sparked the bloodiest conflict seen in European soil in decades. With the situation continuing to escalate, the World Tourism Organization is now calling Europe a ‘dangerous’ destination …

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Romania Becomes The 10th Country To Remove All Entry Requirements

Following a European trend of relaxing entry requirements for incoming foreigners, Romania is the latest in the European Union (EU) to remove all internal Covid restrictions while also relaxing measures at the border. As reported by local media, holding an active ‘Green Pass‘ will no longer be a prerequisite for entering the country. The Eastern …

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Ireland Becomes The 8th Country To Remove All Entry Requirements

Ireland Scraps All Travel Restrictions Ireland is joining a growing list of countries today by removing all entry requirements for travelers. The primary goal of the Irish government is to make travel easier for Ukrainian citizens fleeing the current crisis in Ukraine, but the sudden removal of entry rules benefits travelers from all over the …

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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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How The Invasion in Ukraine Could Affect Americans Traveling In Europe

Ever since Russia launched a large-scale invasion of Ukraine earlier this week, American citizens who are due to arrive in Europe, and particularly in the Eastern fringes of the continent, have been expressing concerns regarding the impact of war on travel. Those are not unfounded: with both the United States and its NATO partners severing …

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Austria Reopens To Unvaccinated American Tourists

Once one of the hardest countries in Europe for Americans to get into, Austria is taking yet another huge step towards fully reopening for foreign visitors. From February 22, holding a recent negative Covid test will also be accepted as valid proof for entry, meaning all categories of travelers, including the unvaccinated, will be again …

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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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The Netherlands Removes Quarantine For American Tourists

The Netherlands has lifted the quarantine restrictions on all arrivals from high-risk countries—including the United States and the United Kingdom—as the country plans to reopen travel in 2022.  The Dutch government said: “From February 25, 2022, people traveling from very high-risk countries are no longer required by law to self-quarantine on arrival.”  The New Entry …

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Switzerland Removes Testing & Masks For Vaccinated Tourists

The Swiss government removed nearly all pandemic restrictions at midnight today, as the country believes they’re over the worst of the pandemic as hospitalization rates drop.  Swiss President, Ignazio Cassis, said at a press conference: “Switzerland is taking a decisive and important step towards normality,” “The virus is there. We are learning how to live …

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