Questions tagged [covid-19]

Questions about the outbreak of Covid-19 disease, the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and related travel restrictions, border closures, ticket cancellations and other difficulties.

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Is a pre-departure COVID test still required for entry into Japan?

There seems to be conflicting advice on the official Ministry of Foreign Affairs website: https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page25e_000334.html says it is necessary to present a certificate of inspection ...
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Are children exempted from Japan's new three-dose COVID vaccine requirement?

Japan recently announced that if you have received three doses of an approved COVID vaccine, you are exempted from the previous requirement to get a negative PCR test within 72 hours of departure. ...
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Where to get a PCR COVID test in Florence, Italy?

I am traveling to Florence in September, and then directly after that I am flying to another country (Qatar) that requires a PCR covid test performed within the last 48 hours. Does anyone know the ...
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travel insurance against changing covid conditions

Is there travel insurance, that would cover travel expenses in case that a change in covid regulations prevent me from taking a booked trip. Example: I book a trip to New Zealand in Feb 2023. New ...
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Do you need a negative covid test result to fly within Colombia?

Do people flying within Colombia need to show a negative covid test result?
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Current lockdown situations in Thailand and Korea?

I'm planning a trip with a friend and we're thinking of going to either Thailand (Chiang Mai) or Korea (Seoul and/or Jeju). We want to go to local places, meet and hang out with local people, go to ...
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Is there a way to go from Macau to Hong Kong by public transport?

Under normal circumstances, to go from Macau to Hong Kong, you can use the ferry (not affiliated with that any company), the bus or even the helicopter However : TurboJet says : Important Notice: In ...
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Can I use an SN98 mask in Vienna when the requirement is for a lower-filtration FFP2?

According to this website, it is required to use FFP2 masks in Vienna public transport. From what I've read, an FFP2 mask has a filter rate of 94%-95%. In contrast, an SN98 mask has a filter rate of ...
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What happens if you test COVID positive at the Spanish border on arrival?

research continues, as per this question. My partner got their booster very recently but more than 14 days ago, so they should be fine, as apparently you don't have to present a negative test if you ...
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What are the Covid check procedures at arrival on Spain?

My romantic partner is arriving this weekend in Spain from the US, and one of their roommates has been infected with Covid. They're isolating and have tested negative, but to dissuade worries: What is ...
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Spain - Does Covid Booster "Expire" after 270 days?

I will be visiting Spain soon and there is a rule in place that US citizens must present proof of vaccination (or other forms of documentation). Spain has mandated that the initial vaccine "...
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Morocco - Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement

Does anybody know (for certain) what the sentence on the Moroccan National Tourist Office website means: A valid vaccine passport means receipt of three doses or, failing that, two doses with a delay ...
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Travelling to NZ - how are the Covid rules enforced in practice now?

We're looking at visiting NZ later this year (from the UK) for a few weeks, probably touring round in a rented camper. My understanding of the current Covid rules is that we'd need to test while we're ...
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Is a COVID-19 antiviral such as Paxlovid available in Costa Rica?

Is a COVID-19 antiviral such as Paxlovid readily available in Costa Rica? I'm planning a trip there and I want to know if I can access it if I were to contract COVID-19. Is there a website that ...
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How restricted are tourists coming to Japan as part of an organized tour?

Japan is still only allowing tourists to enter on a group/package tour. If you arrive as part of a group tour (for example this one), would you be legally obligated to stay with the tour guide? Or ...
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Flight to Taiwan covid test

I have a question regarding corona test. I read governmental website for Taiwan. Can anybody clarifies me about the possible positive result for corona and flight? It is written in the taiwan ...
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Do I need PCR test to enter the Netherlands?

To be specific, I will travel to Amsterdam and I did 3 doze vaccine in France but I will come from Turkey to Amsterdam. Do i need to get PCR test ?
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Full vaccination for France in Canada

I currently live in Canada and would like to travel to France in about a month from now. As of today, Canada is in the "green" list of countries with regard to covid, which makes it possible ...
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Domestic travel in Indonesia without a booster after July 17th, 2022

From the 17th of July boosters will be required in Indonesia[1] when travelling "from and to regions". c. PPDN with air, sea, land transportation modes using private or public vehicles, ...
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Do I have to test my two-year-old on COVID on arrival in the USA?

My wife and I are fully vaccinated against COVID. Our two-year-old isn't. There is this obligatory US_Passenger Disclosure and Attestation Form to be filled out by travellers who are not US citizens ...
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Travel to Spain and back to Japan in August

In August, I will be traveling back to Spain (2 weeks) after 3 years living in Japan. I have been vaccinated here in Japan and have all 3 vaccines with the certificates. To enter Spain, I think it is ...
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Covid-19 Testing - Walking distance from Disney World

I'm planning a trip to Disney World in the coming months. I will be travelling from Canada with my son who is between two and three years old. Currently he is unvaccinated for COVID-19 as there are no ...
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Can German Covpass app store 4th covid vaccine dose information?

I already have my two primary vaccine doses and one booster dose and all are stored in the Covpass app and can be scanned as a QR code etc. It so happens that in several foreign nations the last ...
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Taiwan quarantine?

There is an announcement that there is 3 days quarantine rule which should be in specific hotel and taxi from airport. My destination is Tainan but I reach to taipei airport. Where should I go to ...
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What are the COVID entry requirements into San Marino?

I am eying a trip to San Marino, but I can't parse the COVID Requirements of San Marino The Foreign Ministry site is unhelpful, the UK FCO has contradicting information and my goverment doesn't have ...
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Travelling to a conference in Frankfurt and unvaccinated

I am planning to visit Frankfurt from within the EU for a conference by plane. I am not vaccinated at all against COVID-19. Can I still travel to the conference? Edit: EU citizen living in Ireland, ...
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Do I need to create a separate account for the PeduliLindungi app and the vaksinln.dto.kemkes.go.id site?

For entry to indonesia I think I need the following in regard to the COVID-19 measures register my vaccination through this website: https://vaksinln.dto.kemkes.go.id/ download the PeduliLindungi app ...
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Welsh vaccine card accepted as proof of vaccination when entering Canada?

I am travelling to Canada for 5 days on holiday in a week. I will be travelling on my US passport from Heathrow to Montreal. I received both doses in Wales where I was given a Welsh vaccine card with ...
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Which COVID entry rules apply when transitioning in the Schengen area?

I am supposed to fly soon from outside the EU to spain, connecting through Germany. I am fully vaccinated and boosted, so this question is mostly of theoretical interest. Entering spain from non-EU ...
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Do I need a COVID test to enter the US if my flight departs this Sunday June 12th?

We are flying from Nice, France to New York on Sunday June 12th, leaving at 12 noon (France time) and landing at 3pm (New York time), a direct flight with Delta airlines. All members of our group are ...
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Where can I get COVID test (for travel to US) in Budapest, Hungary?

The US requires a negative COVID test taken no more than 1 calendar day before the trip for entry. I'm going to travel to Budapest, Hungary (Dallas -> Frankfurt -> Budapest) and will return to ...
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Are masks still mandatory on any German long distance trains?

Deutsche Bahn states: DB has an urgent request to make of all passengers: when you are on a train, please be responsible and considerate by wearing a mask (medical-grade or FFP2), maintaining social ...
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Can we travel from UK to France with just a NHS app showing recovery from COVID?

I'm planning to travel with my wife from London to Paris by Eurostar. I'm fully vaccinated, and hold a French passport. She's also vaccinated, but her last jab was 9 months and 2 days ago, which ...
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California Covid-19 vaccination for non-resident non-citizen

Is it possible for a non-resident non-citizen to obtain a Covid-19 vaccination in California (June 2022)? If so how? I can see non-residents may not eligible for a free vaccination, but is possible to ...
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Questions about traveling from Kempegowda to Delhi to Chicago [closed]

I apologize in advance for my questions. I'm a flying alone for the first time so I am confused. Is it mandatory to check in 24-48 hours online prior to arriving at the airport, or is that optional? I....
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Obtaining a covid test in Czech Republic

Next month I'll be travelling to Czech Republic for a couple of weeks and then returning to Japan, where I live. In order to re-enter Japan I will need to have a COVID test before leaving the Czech ...
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Do I still need E-Pass to enter Kerala, India domestically

I'm wondering if I need anything related to E-Pass as a German citizen when flying from Bengaluru to Kozhikode (Calicut)? The IndiGo website mention this but I can't figure out if this really still ...
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Covid Test Requirement for Dubai Transit From Ireland to Indonesia

I have a question here. I have an Emirates flight from Dublin to Jakarta that have 3 hrs and 25 min transit in Dubai. Indonesia have abolish PCR Test Requirement for fully vaccinated people, and ...
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Can Indian nationals resident in the UK and fully vaccinated by the NHS currently travel to Luxembourg?

I'm planning to visit Luxembourg and have reviewed the guidelines here: https://covid19.public.lu/en/travellers/visiting-luxembourg.html . It states that third-country nationals are not allowed to ...
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Are masks still enforced on Turkish Airlines flights from countries without a mask mandate?

The mask mandate on airplanes has been abolished in the US back in April, however I can't find any updates from Turkish Airlines on how they deal with flights originating from US airports. Are masks ...
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Long layover (22h) for elder relative at BKK airport

Since I have no experience in longer layover times and my grandmother (philippine citizen) will leave Germany soon to go back to the Philippines, I have a few questions. They will stay for 22 hours in ...
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Are N95 and/or KN95 masks considered legally equivalent to FFP2 in Belgium and Italy?

In Mexico I can get KN95 and N95 masks, but FFP2 masks are only showing up as an import from the US and will probably arrive a day or two after I fly. Are KN95 and N95 masks considered equivalent in ...
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Crossing Austria by sleeper train without getting off - do Austrian covid entry rules apply?

I will soon take the sleeper train from Zurich to Ljubljana. The train route covers Switzerland-Austria-Slovenia. I will not be getting off until my final destination. As of today (May 2022), Slovenia ...
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Travel from Japan to Schengen(Copenhagen) and back with Covid restrictions (status as of May 2022)

What are the current requirements for travel from Japan to Schengen disembarking in Copenhagen? We are one EU citizen, one Japanese national and our 3 year old child has dual citizenship all residing ...
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Entering Russia via land border as a UK/Israeli citizen

I would like to travel from Riga to Moscow by bus, is it possible? There are buses available but can I enter as a UK/Israeli citizen? I believe they lifted the ban for air travel but not for the land ...
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Travel to Italy from the UK - Is the NHS COVID Pass sufficient to fulfil the Green Pass requirements?

I will be traveling to Rome, Italy, from the UK, within the next few days and thought to check the Foreign Advice page for Italy. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/italy/coronavirus It states ...
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Can I enter the US with a certificate of COVID recovery if I only have an official positive test from the past 1-2 days?

I am currently stuck in Spain, having contracted COVID-19 and missed my flight to the US. I've been in quarantine over a week, I feel fine, and I can legally go out in public according to both Spanish ...
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Traveling to US from Canada what Covid test should I do?

I will be travelling to Canada and from there to US. The US regulations require a negative Covid test and I am currently researching options to do a test. The Hotel I will be staying in recommended a ...
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How are people coping with 24-hour PCR test requirements vs travel reservations?

I have not travelled internationally in the last 2 years and I still don't see how it is possible. Many countries require pre-travel testing. For example, this is a direct quote: All incoming ...
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Is there any way to avoid paying a large fare difference when changing an Iberia flight due to COVID-19?

I am on vacation in Spain, and several months ago booked to fly home (MAD->MSP) with Iberia. Unfortunately, I contracted COVID-19 while on vacation and am currently in quarantine. I feel fully ...
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