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US: Alaska will vaccinate travelers for free this summer

Visitors to Alaska will be offered free COVID-19 vaccines at airports this summer, as part of the US state’s initiative to restart its tourism industry. Travelers to the US state aged 16 and over will be able to receive a Pfizer or Moderna vaccine at the Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau or Ketchikan airports. The news was revealed …

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St Lucia tightens Covid-19 travel restrictions

All arrivals to Saint Lucia must have proof of a negative Covid-19 PCR test taken no more than five days before arrival. The new rule will be effective from February 10th and applies to all travellers over five-years-of-age. All travellers must also adhere to all safety protocols in place throughout …

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Iceland will admit travelers with vaccination certificates without quarantine

Travelers heading to Iceland may be pleased to learn that qualifying visitors are permitted to bypass its requirement for testing and quarantine, once they can demonstrate proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Those presenting an approved digital or paper vaccination certificate in Icelandic, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish or English are exempt from official border restrictions …

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England to introduce mandatory hotel quarantine

Travellers arriving in England from Covid-19 hotspots from around the world will have to quarantine in hotels, prime minister, Boris Johnson, has announced. The measures will apply to people coming from most of South America, southern Africa and Portugal, amid concern over new variants of the virus. Most overseas visitors …

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Vaccinated travelers won’t have to quarantine in Romania

Romania is filled with stone churches, monasteries, rocky mountains and rolling hills, and there’s good news for international travelers who are interested in heading there. The country is waiving quarantine for those who have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. The country’s National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) has announced that arriving travelers …

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US introduces new rules for International Travel

Under the Biden presidency, the US is introducing sweeping new public health measures to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. An executive order signed by President Joe Biden this week will require domestic and international travelers to abide by a new set of rules that include mask-wearing, physical distancing, timely testing and quarantine. The …

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Sri Lanka to reopen borders to tourists this week

Sri Lanka will reopen its borders to foreign tourists on Thursday after a ten-month hiatus, official have said. However, travellers will be subject to tough Covid-19 protocols. Under the plans, tourists will be allowed to stay in 55 designated hotels, which will be off limits to locals except for staff, …

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