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Phuket Reopening Facing Problems As Bangkok Goes Into Lockdown

It’s been a tale of two years as far as the pandemic goes in Thailand. Their initial success in combating the spread of Covid-19 has evaporated, with the country this week setting new records for both the highest number of daily cases and deaths. The country is trying its best to reopen, with the Phuket …

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California Reopening June 15th: What Travelers Need To Know

For pretty much every state in the US, the past year has been a miserable one. Businesses have been forced to close, livelihoods have been lost and travel plans decimated by the pandemic. Yet whilst the past has been tough, the future is looking brighter, with happy times on the horizon and normality just around …

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UK Easing Lockdown: What Travelers Need To Know

Many countries around the world still find themselves unable to shake off the grip of the Covid-19 pandemic, with several different nations tightening their lockdown restrictions once more in the past week in order to turn the tide in the war against coronavirus. Despite this, the UK is still set to go ahead with its …

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South Africa Reduces Lockdown and Is Open For Tourism

As pandemic-induced restrictions continue to affect travelers around the world, it’s heartening to hear news stories that suggest international travel might be soon making a return. Though such stories are few and far between, one such story has emerged in the past day in the form of South Africa. Africa’s third most visited nation, South …

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Austria To Relax Lockdown: Everything Travelers Need To Know

As more and more countries double-down on their lockdown restrictions due Covid-19 case numbers still remaining high, Austria is taking the opposite route, with the country set to ease some restrictions imposed on its citizens whilst simultaneously extending the duration of the lockdown. On top of this, the country has pledged to tighten border controls, …

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Israel Extends National Lockdown: What Travelers Need To Know

Israel has decided to extends its state of national lockdown rather than relax measures, as the country continues to fight against high daily infection rates. The decision is just one of many renewed restrictions announced by different countries in the past few days, as the world battles to prevent the spread of the virus from …

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Portugal Extends Lockdown And Bans International Travel

In a typical year, Portugal can expect to host more than 20 million travelers, with the country holding the honor of being the 10th most visited nation in Europe. However, the past year has been a year like no other, and the reality is in fact quite different. Instead of welcoming travelers to the tourist …

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Russia Lifts Travel Bans As Moscow Eases Restrictions

As many countries around the world move to introduce further bans and restrictions to travel, Russia has taken a step in the opposite direction. The country has made the decision to lift some of its flight bans, whilst the capital city Moscow has eased some of its restrictions in the wake of an improving situation …

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Japan Declares State Of Emergency – What Travelers Need To Know

The Japanese government has declared a state of emergency for its capital city Tokyo as the country struggles to control the spread of the virus. The declaration follows days of deliberation and will see the government request its citizens to obey a series of commands designed to reduce the possibility of the disease spreading further, …

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British Travel Agencies Cancel Thousands of Vacations

The idea of booking a holiday during a global pandemic is a gamble that many travelers have taken, with some finding success. However, for many British travelers, it’s one that hasn’t paid off. Following the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement that the UK is to head into its strictest lockdown yet, several British travel …

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Italy and Germany Extend Lockdowns As Case Numbers Remain High

Following the news that the UK is entering its toughest lockdown yet, Italy and Germany too have decided to extend their lockdown restrictions further into the New Year. However, whilst Italy’s system will change to a tiered system that changes rules dependent on the day, Germany is set to continue with a hard, national lockdown …

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Thailand Plans To Ban UK Travelers As Bangkok Enters Lockdown

With the UK’s fast-spreading strain of Covid-19 now present in several different countries around the world, Thailand is considering a ban on entrants from the UK to prevent it from reaching the Land of Smiles and causing their recent spike to get even worse. The weekend saw Bangkok head into lockdown amid rising cases in …

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