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Canada Announces 3 Tests and New Hotel Quarantine Rules

Canada Announces 3 Tests and New Hotel Quarantine Rules

New restrictions for incoming travelers to Canada including a new hotel quarantine and three Covid-19 tests will begin on February 22 announced Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday.  “We’re not trying to punish people, we’re trying to keep people safe,” he said. Here is everything travelers need to know about the rules that were announced […]

ANA tests driverless bus in Haneda

ANA tests driverless bus in Haneda

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is holding a series of tests for a prototype driverless bus at Tokyo Haneda Airport. The latest in a series of extensive trials, the tests will be the first airline in Japan to use an autonomous vehicle to transport airport employees. The bus forms a central component of ANA’s vision for […]

Dominican Republic to offer free Covid-19 tests to travellers

Dominican Republic to offer free Covid-19 tests to travellers

The government of the Dominican Republic is taking measures to strengthen the capacity of the destination to respond to the entry requirements of source markets. The ministry of tourism and the ministry of public health have announced new measures to strengthen the capacity of the destination to respond to new requirements for all visitors to […]

US airlines want COVID-19 tests for travellers to the US

US airlines want COVID-19 tests for travellers to the US

A group representing major US airlines back the proposal to implement a global testing program requiring negative tests for all passengers return to the United States. In a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, Airlines for America urged “to move ahead with recommendations to rescind current entry restrictions on travellers from Europe, the United Kingdom […]

Borders and bars now open in Goa. What’s more, no COVID tests and e-passes needed, too

Borders and bars now open in Goa. What’s more, no COVID tests and e-passes needed, too

It’s time to rejoice as India’s ultimate sun and sand destination is opening up for travel with a new zeal. One no longer needs to get tested for COVID-19 on arrival. Also, there is no need to provide a negative certificate or isolate yourself either. There will be no restrictions on interstate travel as well, […]

Cuba to require pre-arrival COVID-19 tests as cases rise

Cuba to require pre-arrival COVID-19 tests as cases rise

Facing a steep rebound in coronavirus infections since fully re-opening borders last month, Cuba will require all inbound travellers from next year to provide proof of a negative test before departure in addition to current screening upon arrival. Cuba received plaudits for successfully containing its coronavirus outbreak by isolating cases and suspected cases, contact tracing […]

US Airlines Now Requiring Negative COVID Tests For UK Passengers

US Airlines Now Requiring Negative COVID Tests For UK Passengers

The new procedures will affect passengers from the UK traveling on flights with Delta from London to New York-JFK and Atlanta, and on flights with United from London to Chicago, Newark, Washington Dulles and San Francisco. United will be scaling down its flight offerings from the UK in January to just Chicago and Newark. It […]

Ontario Ends Free COVID Tests For International Travelers

Ontario Ends Free COVID Tests For International Travelers

The announcement strongly hinted that testing for international travel is not being considered a priority, with the press release emphasising that “The best way to stop COVID-19 is to limit close contacts to the people you live with. As such, travel is not recommended, and staying home is the best way to protect yourself and […]

U.S. Airports Offering Covid Tests For Travelers

U.S. Airports Offering Covid Tests For Travelers

With the Christmas holidays just around the corner, U.S. travelers will be relieved that many airports around the country are now offering COVID-19 testing both before flying and on return from vacation. The ability to take a test and obtain a COVID-negative result will provide peace of mind for travelers during the holiday season and […]

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