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What Travelers Need To Know About The Monkeypox Virus Spreading In Europe

Just when you thought the world was ready to move on, and pandemic scares were well behind you, more trouble is brewing… This week, multiple reports have emerged of monkeypox virus outbreaks in Europe that are already prompting fears of a new global health emergency, especially in countries where the disease is not endemic. As …

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Travelers Will Face Mass Flight Disruptions Across Europe This Summer

Sounds familiar? If you’re traveling to Europe for summer 2022, you should be prepared for long delays – and even potential cancellations – as a new wave of flight disruptions is set to sweep across the continent. This time around, a new Covid variant is not to blame, or at least not directly. If you …

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Americans Flying To The UK Risk Long Delays At Border And Flight Cancellations

Americans visiting the United Kingdom this summer could be faced with a number of adversities both before and/or soon upon landing, as both UK-based airlines and the country’s immigration services struggle with staff shortages which have led to major disruption. Much like JetBlue and Alaska Airlines across the pond, British carriers have been suffering from …

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What It’s Like Visiting The United Kingdom Right Now

The United Kingdom is an excellent destination for all travelers in 2022, no matter what country they are visiting from. Not only has the United Kingdom scrapped ALL entry requirements and internal COVID-19 restrictions—such as mask mandates—but it’s also warming up as summer approaches.  While most tourists visit London, one of the world’s leading megacities …

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England Becomes The 14th Country To Remove All Entry Requirements

England has joined a growing number of nations in scrapping ALL entry restrictions today.  British Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, tweeted: “All remaining Covid travel measures, including the Passenger Locator Form and tests for all arrivals, will be stood down for travel to the UK from 4 am on 18 March,” “These changes are possible due …

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The UK Removes All Internal Restrictions Including Masks

The United Kingdom has dropped all COVID-19 restrictions and become the first major Western nation to ‘live with COVID-19’. The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, told MPs the legal duty to self-isolate for those who test positive for COVID-19 will end on Thursday. However, the United Kingdom government’s removal of all COVID-19 rules will take place …

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UK To Officially Remove All Testing Requirements For Vaccinated Travelers Feb 11

Officials in the UK announced early on Monday that the region will be scrapping all testing requirements for fully vaccinated international arrivals starting February 11th. According to the latest report by the BBC, those arriving to England and Scotland will not be subject to the testing requirements if they are fully vaccinated. This week’s news …

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U.K. Removing Almost All COVID Restrictions, Including Masks and Vaccine Passports

The U.K. Returning To Normality For Travelers The United Kingdom is scrapping most COVID-19 restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers and almost all COVID-19 restrictions within the country—including mask-wearing—after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson ended Plan B restrictions yesterday.  So what does this mean for travelers visiting the United Kingdom?  Quite a lot.  England, Scotland, Northern …

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United Kingdom Ending All Testing Requirements For Vaccinated Tourists

No More Tests For Fully Vaccinated Travelers Entering The U.K. The United Kingdom will scrap all testing requirements for vaccinated travelers at the end of January. The Times understands that Grant Shapps, Britain’s Transport Secretary, is in favor of ending the testing regime. The British government has scheduled an announcement from January 26. That’s the …

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UK Scraps PCR Test Requirement, Eases Entry Rules

New Rules Begin 4 AM Friday January 7th The government of the United Kingdom is scrapping its current rules on PCR tests. The move will allow visitors and citizens to enter the country without taking a pre-flight test, as long as they are fully vaccinated. The current rules were put in place as the Omicron …

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Advisory: PCR Test Providers Are Overcharging Travelers In The U.K.

British travelers must go private for PCR tests if they want to travel overseas. The U.K. government started mandatory PCR testing for all arrivals—including tourists—on November 30, 2020, because of the emergence of the Omicron variant. However, according to a report from The Telegraph, some COVID-19 test suppliers are using “alphabet hacking” to mislead U.K. …

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Traveler Alert: England Issues New Vaccine Passports For Indoor Venues

Following the emergence of the Omicron variant, England has implemented a vaccine passport for various indoor venues and large venues from next Wednesday. England has also tightened COVID-19 restrictions.  Speaking at a press conference at Downing Street, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said, “We will make the NHS Covid pass mandatory for entry into nightclubs …

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