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France Closes Borders To Non EU Countries

In its latest move to combat the spread of Covid-19 in the country, France has imposed a travel ban on countries that are not members of the European Union. It is the latest in a series of bans issued by European countries this week, as the continent struggles to bring the pandemic under control, following …

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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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France Adds New Testing Requirement For All Travelers

As the pandemic continues to cause issues to travel around the world, France has joined the growing number of countries that have mandated the need to have a test for Covid-19 prior to arriving in the country. The move follows the likes of New Zealand and the UK, who have introduced similar rules for travelers …

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New Thailand Restrictions As Cases Surge – What Travelers Need To Know

The most visited city in the world, Bangkok is a metropolis where old and new, East and West, and rich and poor co-exist together seamlessly in a vast melting pot of a city. Throw in the country’s rolling hills, paradisal beaches and culinary delights and it’s not hard to see why tourist numbers in the …

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EU Calls For UK Travel Bans To Be Lifted

The UK is enduring a tough end to the year, as much of its population was plunged into a new, harsh lockdown following a rise in cases and the discovery of a new, rapid spreading variant of Covid-19. Whilst many countries blocked entry from Britain because of this new strain of the virus, the European …

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Netherlands Blocks UK Flights As More Infectious Strain of Virus Spreads

As more than a third of the UK were told that they were to be under the newly-created “Tier 4” stage of lockdown with just a few hours’ notice, the Netherlands banned flights from the UK to stop the spread of a more infectious strain of Covid-19 that has been devastating large parts of southern …

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France Stops Citizens From Going Abroad To Ski With New Border Checks

Following the news that French ski slopes are to be closed whilst Swiss ones remain open, French Prime Minister Jean Castex has announced that France is to start carrying out random checks along the border in order to prevent travelers from spreading Covid-19 further. Here’s a look at the problem, and the implications that it …

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