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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Can a proctored online COVID antigen test be used to travel to the Netherlands?

Given that the negative test result report provides the required information and the test is taken less than 24 hours before departure, can a telehealth COVID test be used to enter the Netherlands ...
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UK day two test switchover date?

Relevant tweet: https://twitter.com/grantshapps/status/1438890006437847043?lang=en TRAVEL UPDATE🔊: we’re making testing easier for travel 🧳💉 From Mon 4 Oct, if you’re fully vax you won’t need a ...
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Does it matter where I was vaccinated to enter Greece?

I was vaccinated in Australia, but I have been issued also with an Italian EU green pass attesting to my vaccination. I'm filling out the Greece passenger locator form right now and it's asking me ...
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European travelling to Israel - September 2021

I am a Spanish citizen (with vaccines) planning to travel to Israel from the 24th of September to the 3rd of October 2021. My concerns are: The Israeli Ministry of Health website states that the only ...
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Vaccine certificate conditions for Armenia entrance

As I read in Armenia Gov, one can enter with a certification of complete of vaccine. I want to know what vaccines are approved for that certificate? is Sinopharm certificate accepted?
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What happens behind the scenes when a EU COVID-19 vaccine certificate gets scanned?

There is a QR code which I think gets translated into an ID. How does that ID get checked? Is there a request to a common EU database with Switzerland and UK?
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Does a French Pass Sanitaire based on a UK vaccine constitute an EU Digital Covid Certificate?

I'm a UK citizen and resident looking to travel to a handful of EU countries including France in the next few months. The EU-wide Digital Covid Certificate should be valid as proof of vaccination in ...
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Should I follow COVID restrictions for the destination country only or also the layover country?

Departure: United States -> Germany (layover) -> Spain Return: Spain -> Germany (layover) -> United States I'm a US citizen traveling from USA to Spain this October. The flight has a ...
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Can I complete the ArriveCAN form at the last minute at the Canadian border when queuing to enter Canada?

I plan to enter Canada from the US by car via the Douglas Border Crossing. I must complete the ArriveCAN form, which asks my exact day and time of arrival. I don't know the exact time yet. Can I ...
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Which Mexican law or regulation restricts entry from the US to Mexico via the land border?

Traveling from Mexico to the US is restricted by this notification issued by the DHS and continually extended every month. However I can't seem to find an exact law restriction land border travel to ...
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Do I have to quarantine and/or taken another PCR if I have been PCR-tested negative but been in contact with someone positve in the preceding days?

I am Italian and am fully vaccinated with Astrazeneca-Pfizer, and I came in England for two weeks. So I'm just a traveller and not an expatriate. However, based on the help center, I think this is the ...
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Based on current restrictions; will I (Canadian) be able to travel in the Balkans in December if I have relevant covid tests? [closed]

I am thinking about travelling to Serbia, Albania and Croatia in december; will I have any issue as a Canadian assuming I am vaccinated?
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Does Canada accept the EU covid certificate as a proof of vaccination?

For entering Canada by air you need to show proof of Covid vaccination in print, and also upload it to the ArriveCAN app. The requirements for that proof are delightfully vague: "a photo or PDF ...
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Where can one still sail on cruise ships without being vaccinated, with the least possible differences of treatment on board?

After those challenging years, cruise lines restart their voyages. Most apply vaccine requirements or give a different set of rules to Covid-unvaccinated travelers. In which conditions can an ...
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What can I do when I see passengers without masks on my flight? [closed]

Yesterday, I was on an international flight to Germany with WiZZ airline. Prior to the flight I received several email reminders to wear a mask in connection with COVID19 epidemic situation. I ...
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Are Eiffel tower visits restricted due to COVID?

Are General visitors allowed to travel to the Top of the Eiffel Tower (Roof) by Lift/Elevator? Are there restrictions due to COVID?
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Is it legal to receive a visitor who must quarantine?

I live in Austria and I have a friend who is a UK citizen. He has to come to Austria and has to quarantine (he isn't fully vaccinated). He will quarantine at an apartment I rent (it's completely empty ...
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How long to book a quarantine place if using test to release scheme

I booked a self-isolation place for 10 days for my trip to the UK. Due to some circumstances, my plans are postponed by 5 days. I made some bookings in UK after my 10 days isolation was supposed to ...
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Can I travel freely (no COVID-19 restrictions) within Schengen Area after formally entering a Schengen country?

Does anyone have answer to this question? For example: an US traveler (fully vaccinated and tested negative within 72 hour from departure) fly into Rome and go through custom successfully. He/she then ...
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Where in Vienna can one take a rapid Covid test and pay it in cash?

For entering his home country of Nigeria a friend needs a Covid test result before leaving Vienna by plane. He is there as a tourist. The test place at the airport does not accept cash payments and ...
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Smart Health Card proof of vaccination: is anyone accepting it for travel?

I got my Covid shot at CVS (which is the largest pharmacy chain in the USA) and they issued a vaccination certificate with a QR code on it. However, no regular program seems to be able to read that ...
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Is the BIVS scheme for Indian Nationals valid in COVID times?

Is the BIVS scheme for Indian Nationals valid in COVID times? Can someone with a BIVS approved UK visa travel to Dublin?
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Do I Need an FCS (Passenger Locator Form) if Entering Spain by Road?

Thanks for helping out. I'm entering Spain via a flight to France and then coach transfer to Santander in Cantabria. I have all in order to arrive in France but would like to understand: If I need an ...
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Can I leave USA as a US citizen prior to end of 2-week quarantine after arrival

Somewhat related to this question, but not duplicate. I am a dual USA/UK citizen residing in the UK. General travel from the UK to USA is currently banned; however, the USA does allow its citizens to ...
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Official COVID vaccination documentation from the USA

I'll be traveling to Ukraine next week. One of the requirements for traveling to Ukraine are negative result of PCR test for COVID-19 (validity 72 hours); or a document confirming the receipt of a ...
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Can I visit my father in the USA if I'm fully vaccinated?

This is a part two for this question: Can I visit my father in the USA? I'm now fully vaccinated- two doses of the Pfizer vaccine. It has been two weeks since my last dose and I have a certificate ...
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What happens if someone arrives in England with the wrong Covid-19 tests booked?

If a person arrives in England by plane and they do not have the correct combination of Covid-19 PCR tests booked, what happens? Will they be given a chance to book the correct tests, and be allowed ...
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What sort of Covid test do I need to board a Ryanair flight from Spain to England?

Currently, the UK government says (in https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-testing-for-people-travelling-to-england): Type of test The test must meet performance standards of ≥97% ...
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Current travel restrictions from Germany to France (and return) via Amsterdam on KLM

I would like to understand the regulations and restrictions for an Indian national with German temporary residence (expiring at the end of this year), who has been fully vaccinated in Germany more ...
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Can I change planes to transit via the USA, when I am not allowed to enter it for non-essential reasons due to covid restrictions?

I'm a Dutch citizen, and on September, right as Canada begins allowing foreign tourists, I plan to fly there for a much-desired holiday. The affordable flight connections however all require me to ...
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Can I travel from Spain to England currently with only one vaccine dose, but a prior recovery from Covid-19?

Can a 26 year old Spanish citizen and resident currently travel to England from Spain by air, without quarantine, if they have previously recovered from a Covid-19 infection and have had a single dose ...
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Is a day trip US to Canada currently practical?

Is discretionary, non-essential, zero-night travel from US to Canada reasonably doable since Canada's recent reopening to vaccinated US tourists? I'm a US citizen in rural New York, less than an hour ...
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How to enter Thailand during COVID-19?

I have read somewhere that I must quarantine, but I also read something about quarantine. Can anyone explain exactly how I am supposed to enter Thailand during this situation?
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Travel Insurance covering Covid-related entry bans for US residents

We are traveling to Austria from the USA at the end of November. The travel insurance policies I have seen are confusing as to trip cancellation. Do any of the policies cover trip cancellation if a ...
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How does the CDC decide whether an itinerary **requires** an overnight connection?

I read this quote from the CDC reported by jcaron: If I have one or more connecting flights to the US, does the 3-day period apply to the first flight or the last one? Do I need to get another test ...
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How does the CDC define an overnight stay?

I read this quote from the CDC reported by jcaron: If I have one or more connecting flights to the US, does the 3-day period apply to the first flight or the last one? Do I need to get another test ...
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If one takes the flight XXX ->YYY->ZZZ, with a layover at YYY where one left the airport, does airport XXX or YYY count as the 1st embarkation point?

https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/world.php -> United States indicates: Passengers entering or transiting through the USA must have a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 3 days before departure ...
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When is France's next traffic light review? (Covid travel)

The UK is currently on France's amber list for travel. When is the next review date for France's traffic light list? (I could only find the UKs list online, the UK has recently moved France from amber ...
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Shortening 10-day quarantine on arrival in Germany, by getting negative test

Currently passengers arriving to Germany from high risk areas have to self-isolate for 10 days (source). 

However, there is a way to shorten that: The quarantine period may be ended on the basis of ...
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Various covid certificates for vaccinations done in Canada

I got vaccinated in Ontario, Canada and received a pdf certificate of my vaccines from Ontario Health. So how do these pdf work towards creating a, EU vaccination certificate, for instance? Anyone ...
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Is travel from India to the US on an Advance Parole document allowed during the COVID-19 pandemic?

As discussed here, most people who have been present in India (or various other countries) within the last 14 days will not be allowed to enter the US. However, a CBP article mentions "an advance ...
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In the USA do they test for covid while in transit?

I'm taking a flight from YVR to SEA. My options are a direct flight (more expensive) or a flight that stops in SFO or PDX. I'm going to take a PCR test prior to boarding but my question is, if I take ...
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Can I travel from Canada to India via Germany (Frankfurt)

I'm a Canadian citizen with an OCI (Overseas Citizenship of India) card. There are presently no direct flights offered from Canada to India, which is why I've found myself in this mess. I booked a ...
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Travelling to the US as a spouse of a US citizen with ESTA and with the exemption outlined in the PP 10143?

I am a German citizen and I will be travelling with my wife (U.S. citizen) from Brussels (BRU) to the US. We both live together in Germany. I have an approved ESTA application. We got married in the ...
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If I have a Finnish residence permit, can I visit Germany before entering Finland?

On our flight to Finland, we have a long layover in Frankfurt (9 hours). Is it possible to leave the airport and visit the city without a problem with immigration? Given that we have not been to ...
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Can I enter Spain with a Ukrainian passport traveling from a non-EU country?

I have dual citizenship (Cuban and Ukrainian), and I currently reside in Cuba. I don't have Ukrainian residency. Since July 27th, Ukraine is included in the list of countries that are not considered ...
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Can you enter Yosemite on the 2nd day of a 3-day pass?

The website says "Your reservation is valid for 3 consecutive days, beginning the day of arrival reserved." What it doesn't say is whether it still remains valid for two more days if I don't ...
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What refund am I entitled to from BA if I first accept a change of itinerary

I paid EUR 670 for flights in August (VIE-LHR). First the outbound flight was cancelled, so I rebooked it (at no cost) for the next day. Now all the flights have been cancelled and I want a cash ...
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Going to France via Geneva from Ireland

We are traveling to France in August and planning to fly from Dublin to Geneva, hire a car in Geneva to travel to France. In terms of complying with Covid rules and testing, will we only have to ...
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Does the US allow emergency medical evacuation of COVID-19 positive individuals for financial reasons?

In general, people who test positive for COVID-19 are not allowed to board a flight to the US. Some CDC interim guidance says: "However, there may be circumstances that warrant transportation by ...

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