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Travel ban bites: Countries that have blocked travel from UK due to new Covid strain

Travel ban bites: Countries that have blocked travel from UK due to new Covid strain

European nations have begun to impose travel bans on the UK after it reported a more-infectious and ‘out of control’ coronavirus variant. Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium are all halting flights. The measures vary and are initially short-term but the French rules also affect Channel freight. An EU meeting today will discuss […]

New coronavirus strain may force travel back into hibernation

Not just COVID-19: 8 travel risks for 2021

It has been just over nine months since the novel coronavirus was first declared a pandemic, and despite the arrival of promising vaccines and an undeniable sense of pandemic fatigue, travel seems to be slipping back into hibernation. Sure, there has been an uptick in travel during the northern summer season, particularly in Europe and […]

UK Bans Arrivals From 16 Countries Over New Strain

UK Bans Arrivals From 16 Countries Over New Strain

How Will The Ban Affect Travelers? The UK government’s decision to ban arrivals from South America and Portugal represents one of the most significant blanket travel bans imposed by the country since the start of the pandemic. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced the ban on Thursday January 14, outlining that it would extend to all […]

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