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 someone else's surgery a legally permitted reason for international travel from the UK?

I need to travel to India to attend a medical emergency. My mother needs a major surgery and she wants to see her grand kids before this surgery. She is over 85. National lock-down and International ...
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Can I find out if an American Airline flight flew March 19, 2020 [duplicate]

This was in the middle of all the Covid19 shut downs and I know we decided not to travel, but I need to know if the flight actually flew to determine credit.
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If I am going from Shenzhen to HK airport for an outbound flight, what are the covid specific rules and what airlines can I actually fly with

I am aware that sky pier and ferry service are open for SZ to HK at the moment, but not sure about the exact procedures and eligible airlines. The part of "upstream check in services" from ...
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Can I transit in the US travelling from South Africa

I am a citizen of Haiti, currently working in South Africa. I have to travel to Port-au-Prince for family reason. Can I transit to the US? I have B1/B2 visa and will take a covid test prior departure.
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Can I convert the CDC vaccination card issued for COVID into an International Certificate of Vaccination?

As the world prepares to reopen for vaccinated tourism, I'm facing a conundrum in regards to the paperwork required. If you get the COVID vaccine in the US these days, you will be issued with a "...
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Travel back to France from Spain in order to complete French Residency

We must go back to our primary house in France in order to complete our French Residency there. We are both UK passport holders but live permanently in France. Having tried both French and Spanish ...
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Is there any physician at SFO who issues fit-to-fly certificates?

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, to be authorized to board the plane, some countries require a COVID-19 RT-PCR test done than 48 or 72 hours prior to the departure of the flight, followed by a ...
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Do the new Canadian hotel quarantine requirements apply to non-residents?

Canada has introduced new quarantine requirements, starting February 22nd, requiring that some travelers entering the country stay at specific quarantine hotels until their molecular COVID test result ...
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Where in the world can I travel with a COVID vaccine passport?

My grandparents got their vaccine shots recently and according to government authorities I should get mine by June at the latest. Where in the world can I travel with a "vaccination passport"...
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Categories passenger locator form essential travel via Belgium

The Belgian Essential Travel sworn statement has a number of categories, but I'm not sure which one I should pick. Specifically, I am an EU resident with primary residence in another EU country (not ...
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Is there any way to extend my visa? [closed]

I´m a Mexican citizen and my visa has expired. I was planning on taking some marketing courses in the USA in April, but with the pandemic, the consulate is closed. Is there any way to do the paperwork?...
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Finding an Uber at Berlin Brandenburg Airport during a lockdown?

I have to travel to Berlin and will arrive at the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport, which, compared to the Tegel airport, is quite far away. Considering that there is reduced travel and a national ...
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UK COVID: any consequences if a passenger locator form was not completed for a brief entry?

I had a layover in the UK recently on a trip from the U.S. to the EU, where I had to exit the international transfer zone to check in for the next flight. I did not complete a passenger locator form. ...
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Recent experience with travel to Germany from outside the EU

I'm looking at the feasibility of a trip from the US to Germany (Bavaria) for extremely important reasons. I've been pulling my hair out researching rules & regulations mostly going around in ...
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Eurostar and “Attestation de déplacement et de voyage” [closed]

With new travel restrictions that French authorities imposed starting from the 31 January 2021, how vigilant are the border checks for "Attestation de déplacement et de voyage", when ...
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Flight cancelled by Ryanair 16 May 2020. Refund requested

Ryanair cancelled my return flight to Palma (outward 22/06/2020 FR9997 and return 29/06/20202 FR 9998) on 16/05/2020. On the option of getting a refund or a voucher, I opted for the full refund as I ...
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Does the 10-day self-quarantine upon arrival in the Netherlands include the day of arrival?

According to the official Dutch guidelines, one must quarantine for 10 days immediately on arrival to the Netherlands from abroad. Does this 10-day period include the day of arrival? To be more ...
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How does the 3-day quarantine in New York work out if I'm going from Pennsylvania to pick up a friend who's arriving in JFK from abroad?

I read the related post here but my situation is a bit different. I'm going from Pennsylvania to NYC/JFK to pick up a friend in a few weeks. We both live in Pennsylvania and would wanna go back home. ...
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Do I need a covid-test when transiting in Germany?

I am a Czech resident, planning to travel from Tel-Aviv Israel to Prague, Czech republic via Frankfurt international airport. I was not able to understand if in this case I need to take a negative ...
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In Moscow, who can be inoculated with the Sputnik V vaccine? [closed]

On German TV, there are reports that in the shopping mall GUM (ГУМ) in central Moscow anyone who walks in and shows a passport can be inoculated with the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19. ...
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Forced Physical Quarantine at US Southern Border?

I have to believe that USCIS has the facilities to physically quarantine someone if they had a real serious disease like the small pox, active TB, hemorrhagic fever, or bubonic plague. But today we ...
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Can Kazakh nationals apply for UK visas and travel to the country?

Can Kazakhs apply for a UK visit visa and travel to the country right now due to the Covid situation, yes or no? Reason for visit: I am a UK citizen, my wife is Kazakh - she's in Kazakhstan right now. ...
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What's the process of transit these days in countries with a covid ban?

I am a Canadian-Hungarian dual citizen, residing in Canada. As such, I can enter Hungary at worst I will need to quarantine. The question is, should the need arise, how would travel happen? I mean, ...
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South Korea Visa Run in Pandemic [migrated]

I am a British citizen in South Korea on a work holiday (H1) visa. I had an interview at a software company for a full time role and they want to hire me. However I can't work full time on an H1 visa ...
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Possible to play badminton temporarily as a foreigner in East Asian countries during 2021?

I am from Germany and I am wondering about any possibilities to do any kind of Badminton vacation anywhere in Asia during (the first half) of this year. I am saying Asia, because I am assuming that ...
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Covid testing requirements for land travel to US

I'm having trouble finding the info I need, so I'm hoping someone here can help! I'm a US citizen currently in Canada, planning to return to the US by land (as in, driving across a border) sometime ...
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Can non-resident Israeli citizens get vaccinated in Israel currently?

Israel is leading the world in vaccinations, with 37% of the population vaccinated as of January 23rd 2021. The Israeli PM promised that everyone in the country will be vaccinated by the end of March, ...
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What are the “legally permitted reasons” for international travel FROM the UK?

I have a flight ticket from the UK, to Costa Rica, with a connecting flight in Germany (in March). The airline is Lufthansa. Costa Rica is allowing international travellers in, however, the UK is ...
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Is anyone sure of the requirements to take Eurostar from London to Netherlands after 23 January 2021

I am a British citizen but a permanent resident of the Netherlands, hoping to take the Eurostar from London to Amsterdam on 26 January. The Netherlands has of course implemented extremely strict ...
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Traveling to US for only 4 days. What will happen with Biden's mandatory quarantine?

I have a flight to the US (from Argentina) on Feb 14 arriving Feb 15, departing Feb 18. I wanted to buy some things on President's day, and go to Universal on 16th, and Disney on 17th. USA already ...
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Layover/transit in Japan Narita Airport during CoViD-19

I will be going to Mongolia from China on a chartered flight from Tokyo to Ulaanbaatar. I have two options, Depart from China and arrive in Tokyo a day before my scheduled chartered flight. In this ...
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How do I get back to the UK if my country is in the COVID “banned countries” list? (Tier 2 Work visa)

My context: Started a job in the UK in late 2019 Got a Tier 2 (General) work visa Got a "Leave to Remain" BRP (Biometric Residence Permit) valid for 3 years. Rented a flat already. Came to ...
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I have a transit that will pass by CGK airport on 25 Jan 2021

I am traveling from Cairo, Egypt to Sydney, Australia and I have a layover of 4 hours at CGK airport on 25 Jan 2021. Ideally this shouldn't be a problem, however Garuda Indonesia is stating on its ...
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Are New York's rapid COVID-19 tests acceptable for entry into Canada?

The standard COVID tests in New York seem to take 5 days for results, which isn't enough for Canada's requirement that you have a negative test within 3 days of your flight into Canada. Luckily New ...
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COVID related travel requirements for train journey Austria -> Germany -> Netherlands

My wife and I are planning to travel from Austria to the Netherlands on 31st January 2021 via train. Our train journey has two layovers : Frankfurt (~ 50 minutes) and Utrecht (~ 20 minutes). What ...
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Can I travel to Finland indirectly given the current U.K. travel ban?

I wanted to ask if anyone would know if it is permissible for me to travel to Helsinki from the U.K. indirectly given the current travel ban on direct flights from U.K. to Finland? My travel would be ...
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Can I make a leisure trip to California (vacation) in the current covid-19 situation as of 2021, will my quarantine be monitored?

I am planning a vacation trip out of state from Boston, Massachusetts to California by air. I found a deal that will work around Presidents' Day but then there was this warning to check the California ...
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Where should I get my Covid test (for travel to the UK) in India?

I am travelling from India to the UK on the 21st of January. The UK government has made it mandatory to get a negative Covid test before coming to the UK. Can I get the test done from anywhere or are ...
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Charged back flight with Condor back in March and now they're trying to ask for payment. What are my options?

As a follow-up to Can I simply apply for a chargeback on my credit card if my flight was cancelled and I'm unable to reach the airline?, I was contacted by Condor today with the following email: ...
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Germany inter state traveling

I need to travel to Dresden from India and there is no direct flight. So I will be traveling to Frankfurt airport and will catch a train to Dresden. Is it possible to travel to Dresden and take ...
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My Hawaii “Safe Travels” COVID test is still stuck in “Verification in Process”. Is this a problem?

Hawaii now requires people to upload a recent COVID test to their Safe Travels portal to avoid a 10-day quarantine on arrival. I've uploaded mine on schedule, but its still stuck at "Verification ...
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Transiting at Montreal airport to other Quebec airports - will I be quarantined in Montreal or at my destination?

I'm a european citizen going to Canada for work. My destination is in Quebec, but there's no direct flight from my city to the destination, i.e. I have to change flight at Montreal airport. I know I ...
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Will I need to register my arrival in Germany when airside transiting through the UK?

In about one month, I will move from my current place of residence back to Germany, my country of citizenship. My flight includes a layover at London Heathrow airport (I will change planes). Currently,...
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What's the status of the land border crossing between Panama/Nicaragua and Costa Rica during the COVID-19 pandemic?

I wonder whether it is possible for a French citizen and US legal permanent resident to cross borders via land between Panama/Nicaragua and Costa Rica during the COVID-19 pandemic. The individual ...
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Returning to France as a resident

I'm British and have been living in France for just over 5 years. I am a resident without official residency papers (I don't have to have these until June, due to brexit). I've been visiting my ...
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What's special about flights SU 6496, 1883 and 1895?

According to IATA's rules on entering Russia: Passengers are not allowed to enter. This does not apply to: nationals of the Russian Fed. and their family members; ... nationals and residents of ...
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I overstayed my J1 visa due to Covid last year. Applied for ESTA and was denied--what are my chances of getting a tourist visa? [closed]

My situation: Last year I was in the US as a J1 student. My visa was valid until March 20th, with a 30-day grace period that would make my stay in the US legal until April 20th, 2020. I had my first ...
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British Airways (one-leg) flight cancelled due to Covid

My return BA flight (Del-Lon) for the 5th of January is canceled due to new covid regulation. I booked the ticket through Opodo and purchased a completely flexible ticket. I requested Opodo for ...
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Is a Covid test required before flying to the USA from the Netherlands?

I am going to fly to ATL (Georgia) and then to IAD (VA) and go home in MD. Is a PCR test required to be able to fly to the USA?
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What happens if a French citizen goes to Poipet's strip of casinos and hotels between the Cambodian and Thai passport control counters? [duplicate]

Given that both Cambodia and Thailand have suspended visa exemptions, visas on arrival and e-visas due to COVID-19, I wonder what happens if a French citizen goes to Poipet's strip of casinos and ...

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