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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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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USA exit and entry to Canada [duplicate]

We are US citizens from New York. We plan to go to Quebec in May. My husband and myself have had the J&J vaccine, and boosters of Moderna and Pfizer. What are the requirements for re-entry to the ...
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PCR test still required to travel to Istanbul?

I will travel to Istanbul on April 29th. Is PCR test still required? I have read one of the Turkey visa selling websites that a PCR test is required. The information from Turkish airlines is different,...
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Can I legally remove my mask once my train cross the Italian-Swiss border?

Currently Italy has a mask mandate inside long distance trains. I am to take a train from Italy to Switzerland, where masks are not mandatory anywhere. Once the train crosses the border into ...
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Italy Green Pass - rapid antigen testing requirements

For a basic Italy green pass, do you have a supervised test or can you have an unsupervised self-test?
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COVID-19 tests for travel from UK to Italy/France

If you are unvaccinated, do you need to take a supervised antigen test to travel to Italy or France? Or is it a self test that you do at home?
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Overstaying Schengen visa due to Covid-19 infection: What are the consequences?

My friend visited Germany on a tourist visa and she got the Visa for 77 days which was until 27th March 2022 but the validity on her visa was until 10th April 2022. For her return back to India, she ...
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Can my pre-departure lateral flow test result be used to obtain a Green Pass when arriving in Italy?

I’m planning to travel to Italy next week. As I’m unvaccinated, I will be taking a lateral flow test (LFT) within 48 hours of my departure. Will I be able to use that LFT to obtain a Green Pass in ...
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Flight delay invalidates COVID test - need to retest?

My daughter is scheduled to take a flight from Colombia to Melbourne Australia transiting the US (Miami) - the whole route is booked with a single carrier - American Airlines. For US and Australia ...
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Definition of "first embarkation point" for trip to Indonesia

I have a code shared flight linked on Singapore Air from LAX to Manado, Indonesia through Singapore. The LAX/SIN flight is Singapore Air, then Scoot Air SIN/Manado. I check my bags all the way through ...
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Is the pre-flight COVID test really strict on time?

Flying out of Porto Saturday at 11am to YUL via Munich on Lufthansa The email I received says the antigen test: Negative antigen test taken within 1 day before departure. Can I take a test at around ...
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Is a booster vaccine required to travel between cities in France by bus?

I live in Toulouse. I haven't received a COVID-19 booster vaccine yet and I am planning to take a bus to Bordeaux, which is 2-3 hours away. I am not sure if anyone will be checking my vaccine passport....
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Wording of France 'fully vaccinated' entry requirements

At the time of writing, the covid-19-related entry requirements for France* include this section about vaccinations: Since 1 February 2022, in order for their vaccination schedule to continue to be ...
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Is a negative covid test result required for transit at Malaysia?

I'm travelling from NZ to Dubai via Malaysia, 6h stopover at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. I'm fully vaccinated and boosted (3 Pfizer doses). Does anyone know if it is necessary to take a PCR ...
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Best practice for managing Covid vaccination documentation

So our vaccination records are a mess. We are US residents: we went to Germany a couple of weeks ago and it turns out that Germany doesn't consider JJ + booster to be "fully vaccinated" and ...
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Does Delta require covid test before domestic flight?

Looking at flying Delta SEA-SAN in late April. Reading through some Delta web pages it is clear that Delta requires negative test before international flights to the US (or I guess the US requires it)...
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When does the NHS Covid pass expire when travelling to Poland?

Does anyone know for how long the NHS Covid Pass (the UK's digital COVID pass) is valid when travelling to Poland (I mean, in terms of time elapsed after receiving final dose of a vaccine). I ...
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Is it possible to get a rapid anti-gen Covid test at Mexico City International Airport

Is it possible to get a rapid anti-gen Covid test at Mexico City International Airport? If so: Where is the test center located in the airport? Is it open 24/7? Do they provide a certificate that is ...
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Travel to US from UK via Portugal – recently recovered from Covid

I am travelling from UK to Portugal with TAP on 22nd March, spending one night in Lisbon, then travelling to San Francisco on 23rd March. I recently had Covid (positive test on 23rd February) and am ...
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How can I view the list of non-stop flights between two airports as well as their schedule, including the flights canceled because of COVID-19?

I wonder how I can view the list of non-stop flights between two airports as well as their schedule, including the flights canceled because of COVID-19. What I have unsuccessfully tried so far: The ...
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Traveling to US from India on 2 stop flight, 1st being in India. For COVID-19 test what is my first embarkation. Its a single ticket from India to US

Traveling to US from India on 2 stop flight, 1st being in India. For COVID-19 test what is my first embarkation. Its a single ticket from India to US.
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Lufthansa covid rules (Porto to Munich to Montreal)

Flying from Porto to Montreal via Munich. https://www.lufthansa.com/xx/en/flight-information.html "Generally, passengers must show a proof of vaccination or of immunity or a negative Covid 19 ...
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Is Turkey still doing random COVID PCR tests on incoming passengers?

Back in July 2021, Turkey announced that passengers arriving in the country would be subject to random "sampling" PCR tests, with any positive cases carted off to quarantine for 14 days. ...
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Do I need a corona test to travel to Iran?

I plan to travel to Iran next month. Do I have to take a corona test? And what travel agencies can I use for domestic travel in this country, other than ghasedak24?
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How exactly does travelling to Bali work now?

Good morning, I am a bit confused about the most recent entry requirements for travelling to Bali. I was happy to read that they are finally open for international tourists again. But the whole ...
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Traveling to Pakistan on Emirates from US (recently tested positive)

Please point me to the correct post if it was recently asked; Problem/Scenario: recently tested positive fully vaccinated planning to take Emirates to Karachi Pakistan wants a PCR test as per CDC ...
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Germany Einreiseanmeldung "Travel Details": which flight number?

We are (hopefully) flying BOS->IAD->BRU->BER tomorrow (don't ask) with Berlin as the final destination. I'm filling out the German travel registration (Eineiseanmeldung) which in the section &...
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How do I complete the passenger locator form EU for arrival when transiting through Geneva?

I am trying to complete the French EU passenger locator for a ski holiday where we transit through Geneva and then into France. Geneva is not coming up as an airport option - Can anybody help?
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COVID-19 policy (Newark Airport): Can we meet passengers in arrivals / baggage claim?

Family members of mine are flying into Newark airport (from a different state), and I would like to go meet them along with my children. Are we allowed to meet them inside the arrivals terminal / ...
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Is EU covid vaccination certificate good to enter Colombia?

In December 2021 Colombia introduced a new regulation requiring all international travellers to be vaccinated against COVID in order to enter the country. Is a person vaccinated in EU and having the ...
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Digital COVID pass for non EU tourists; public transport and bars in Germany

Current rules allow me to visit Germany as a fully vaccinated non-EU citizen as a tourist so long as I show my non-EU double vaccination certificate (with an EU approved vaccine) and so long as ...
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Entering France beyond vaccine certificate validity period

I am planning for a visit to France end of March. I'm an EU national but from a country outside of the Schengen space (all EU countries are on France's the green list BTW) and I have been vaccinated ...
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Does Dubai enforce professionally-sampled Covid tests?

For flyers to Dubai (via Emirates Airlines, from the UK, if that matters), the Emirates website says the covid test must be professionally sampled: The test sample must be collected by a certified ...
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Unvaccinated children/teens and self-isolation when entering New Zealand

We are looking at visiting New Zealand now that the NZ government has released their plan to reopen the border. The current info says that fully vaccinated eligible travelers can self-isolate when ...
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Can I leave Frankfurt airport during a 10hr layover between Namibia and the UK (during covid!)

I am travelling at the end of this month from the UK to Namibia via Frankfurt, and returning 10 days later. The layover in Frankfurt on the way back to the UK is 10hrs so we want to go into the city ...
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US Domestic Flights requiring covid tests?

I haven’t flown domestically in such a long time probably over three years. I am wondering i plan to take spirit airlines in early April and go from Michigan to Orlando Florida. My wife and I are both ...
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Train from Zurich to Salzburg and February 2022 COVID restrictions

I (non EU resident, vaccinated outside EU so no Green Pass) was planning to visit Switzerland, Austria and Hungary this month, traveling by train. Looking in Google maps, I saw that the train from ...
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Is an EU covid pass with two doses of Sputnik and one dose of Pfizer valid?

My wife got two doses of the Sputnik V covid vaccine in Russia, and then one dose of the Pfizer vaccine in Sweden. When getting the Pfizer shot in Sweden, she explained that she already got two doses ...
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