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U.S. Will Accept All WHO Approved Vaccines For International Travelers

The United States revealed last Friday that it would be accepting each of the vaccines that are approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) when international travelers begin to enter the country in the coming weeks. The decision brings some much-needed clarity to the situation, as travelers were kept in the dark for weeks as …

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Australia On Track To Reopen For Tourism By Christmas At Latest

Australia has some of the world’s strictest travel restrictions, banning all foreign tourists and not allowing citizens to leave for non-essential reasons since the pandemic began. But after almost two years of closed borders, Australia says they will reopen by Christmas at the latest. This post will look at the latest statement from Australia’s tourism …

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Virgin Australia Calls For International Flight Resumption

The airline Virgin Australia has called for international flights to and from Australia to be able to resume by Christmas, as well as making Covid-19 vaccines for their staff mandatory. The airline – Australia’s second-largest behind the flag carrier Qantas – is pinning its hopes on the vaccination of citizens. Australia’s travel industry has suffered …

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Canada Will Move To UK’s ‘Green’ List For Travel On Monday

Canada is one of the seven countries that’s moving to the U.K.’s ‘green’ list for travel this upcoming Monday. The only non-European country on the list this time, Canada will be added along with the nations of Finland, the Azores, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania and Denmark. Thailand and Montenegro will be moved to the red list. …

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Qantas Announces Plans To Start International Flights in December

Qantas Airlines, the main airline of Australia, announced today that they are preparing to start international flights as early as December with countries that have high vaccine rates. This is a hopeful sign for the rebound of travel in Australia and the South Pacific region, which has been mostly closed since the beginning of the …

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U.S. Will Not Open To The EU or UK Anytime Soon

Despite Canada, the UK, and the EU opening up their borders to Americans, the U.S. government says they won’t be reciprocating anytime soon. U.S. Foreign Travel Restrictions Will Remain In Place The U.S. put on a ban on foreign travelers from the EU, UK, and other countries in March 2020 after the pandemic began, which …

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6 Ways To Pass The Time On A Long Layover

In all the excitement of booking your tropical vacation, you might have forgotten the mind-numbing boredom resulting from a long layover. Unfortunately, the price you pay for cheap airline tickets is that you might have one or more long stays in the international terminal. Luckily, we have a list of things to keep you occupied …

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12 Most Instagram-Worthy Travel Destinations for 2021

Travel may have slowed down a bit in the past year. But your Instagram feed hasn’t. So, if you need some new travel pics to share with your followers, we’ve got some great suggestions to share. Not only do these destinations provide some stunning photos, they’re still open to tourists. Pig Beach, Bahamas Powdery white …

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Arrivals in Canada Drop 55% Following Hotel Quarantine Requirement

Meanwhile, land travel climbed 8.9% in the same time frame, despite current border restrictions, equaling 546,083 travelers by land. Notably, the hotel quarantine is not imposed upon travelers entering through the land border.  In a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19, Canada shut its air and land borders to nonessential travel during the onset …

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New Bali ‘Green Zone’ Will Be First To Open For Tourism

Bali has started preparations to reopen for mass tourism with what it calls ‘The Green Zone’. The scheme entails specific areas of the island with minimal presence of COVID-19 and increased health and safety measures to be accessible to international tourists.  Bali Governor Wayan Koster announced the COVID-free zone initiative to safely allow international travelers …

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Qantas To Resume International Flights in October

Qantas Airlines, the flag carrier of Australia, have announced they are planning to restart international passenger flights to most destinations from October 31st, 2021. That also applies to Jetstar, the lower-priced carrier owned by the company. This is a four-month extension from the previous estimate of July 2021, which had been in place since mid-2020. …

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