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Brits ready to pay USD 30 for PCR tests before international travel

Brits ready to pay USD 30 for PCR tests before international travel

The post Brits ready to pay USD 30 for PCR tests before international travel appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. A new study by travel insurance provider battleface reveals that Brits are willing to pay GBP 22 (USD 30.56) per person on average for a PCR test (COVID test) before embarking on […]

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 […]

Ras al Khaimah first destination to provide free Covid-19 PCR tests for international visitors

Ras al Khaimah first destination to provide free Covid-19 PCR tests for international visitors

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) and RAK Hospital have announced a partnership to provide free Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing to international visitors staying in and departing from the emirate until 31 December 2020. Subsidised by RAKTDA, the free PCR test is available for international visitors to avail either at RAK Hospital, one […]

Lufthansa starts first trial run for Covid-19 rapid tests

Lufthansa starts first trial run for Covid-19 rapid tests

On 12 November, Lufthansa will start the first test runs for comprehensive Covid-19 antigen rapid tests on selected routes between Munich and Hamburg. In close cooperation with Munich and Hamburg airports as well as with the biotech companies Centogene and the Medicover Group’s medical care centre, MVZ Martinsried, the airline is offering its customers the […]

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 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 […]

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