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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What are the current travel restrictions on individuals entering the United States from regions affected by Covid-19?

This community wiki explains the current restrictions by the United States of America on the entry of individuals who may pose a risk of transmission of the SARS-Cov2, the virus which causes the Covid-...
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Can I book a flight USA-A-B and get off at A, if I don't have a visa for country B?

We all know how ridiculous airlines prices are. A flight from “A” to “B” could be more expensive than a flight from “A” to “B” to “C” and back. I have no idea why this is happening. It is what it is I ...
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COVID-19 Mix-and-match (AstraZeneca & BioNTech/Pfizer): Am I considered vaccinated for travel in Europe?

I received a first dose of AstraZeneca, and a second dose of BioNTech/Pfizer within six weeks. I am wondering if I would be considered fully vaccinated in the EU given that I received this "mix-...
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Are U.S. citizens barred from traveling to Indonesia?

I’m confused. This page by the US embassy in Indonesia, under the heading “Entry and Exit requirements”, states: Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? No, unless the U.S. citizen has a valid ...
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Am I considered fully vaccinated for travel purposes if I have 6 weeks between the 1 and 2 doses?

I got Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The time interval between the first and second doses was 40 days. I know ideally they want 21 days. However, I couldn’t make it, so here I am. Is this going to be ...
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Self-quarantine in South Korea

I wa checking a fb group where people share their quarantine experiences and infos and found some people who could self-quarantine in their partners house, as a long-term... like, is that possible? I'...
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EU national entering in USA with a single vaccination shot

A Spaniard friend of mine is planning to travel to the USA. He has the vaccination certificate saying that he is fully vaccinated. The problem is that, in Spain (and perhaps other countries) for ...
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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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Entry to Bali via Indonesia

I would like to go to Bali but it is unclear whether I can enter directly under the recently-announced arrangements (I've just posted a separate question about that). Let's assume I can't. It is ...
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Bali entry requirements - what do they mean by "source countries" in this article?

Bali is now open to some international arrivals (https://coconuts.co/bali/news/indonesia-finally-confirms-19-eligible-countries-as-bali-reopens-to-foreign-tourism-today/). Is eligibility based on your ...
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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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Which countries are denying entry for people with mixed COVID-19 vaccines?

A few countries (Canada, Germany, Italy, UK, Thailand) encouraged their citizens to get mixed COVID-19 vaccines (eg. 1st dose Pfizer, 2nd dose Moderna) during the early stages of vaccination. Now some ...
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COVID-19 - show negative PCR test results at boarding at layover or at check-in in starting airport?

I travel from Belgium to Canada. There is a layover in Amsterdam. I will take a PCR test before boarding the plane in Belgium. Some hours later, I will get the results before I board the plane to ...
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Are there countries that allow tourists to obtain the EU vaccination certificate?

The Czech page on obtaining the EU vaccination certificate based on a non-EU vaccination mentions that only Czech and EU citizens are eligible for now. So i.e. if you're an American tourist (without ...
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How can I get EU Digital COVID Certificate?

I was vaccinated with AstraZeneca in Uzbekistan. I have a vaccination certificate. The vaccination certificate is accepted by Hungary and currently, I am studying in Hungary. Is it possible to get EU ...
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UK Covid-19 Testing for travelers from the US

I understand from the gov.uk site that fully vaccinated travelers from the US need to book a "Day 2" test prior to arrival in the UK. The https://www.find-travel-test-provider.service.gov.uk/...
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Can I transfer airside between two international tickets at LAX?

I am traveling from South Africa to Sydney. My first flight is from South Africa to Los Angeles via Dubai on Emirates. After nine hours I have a second separate ticket departing to Sydney, Australia ...
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How can I make sure Passport control take place at Zurich airport entering from US before transit to new flight?

My boyfriend will enter Zurich airport from the US (fully vaccinated)and transit to Sweden. We have to make sure the border control take place in Zurich and NOT Sweden since americans are not allowed ...
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Charter flights to India

India is allowing tourists to enter from the middle of October, but only on charter flights. What I think of as a charter flight is the kind of flight you get on if you are on a package tour... i.e. ...
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How do you 'self-isolate' in a hostel dorm room?

NZ, Aus and other countries are now requiring people to self-isolate for 14 days to ensure they don't have Covid-19. There can be some rather strict ramifications if you fail to adhere to this. What ...
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PCR tests entering Antigua from Montserrat

I'm hopefully travelling from the UK to Montserrat later this month. This journey requires passing through Antigua in both directions. I know I need to do a PCR test in the five days prior to ...
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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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Canada-US air travel in Covid-19

The US and Canada have limited "non-essential" travel. What does that mean, practically? Is it possible for a vaccinated Canadian citizen with a valid passport to travel by air to the US and ...
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Can I fly to Stockholm from Copenhagen if I'm from the UK?

There's currently an entry ban from non-EEA countries into Sweden. It's due to expire on the 31st October, but it has been extended before and I find it likely that it will be extended again. If I'm ...
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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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Do I need a negative COVID 72 hours before departure starting from sample collection or result issuance?

It takes 24 hours at least to get the COVID results. If I take the PCR test on Monday at 8AM, and get a negative result on Tuesday at 8AM, can I board a flight that departs on Friday at 8AM? From ...
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Do I need a PCR test for travelling from UK to Poland

I'm going to be travelling to Poland soon for a week but I can't work out if I need to get a PCR test for traveling? I'm fully vaccinated (with proof) Travelling via air (RyanAir) Filling in a ...
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Entry into Japan as spouse of Japanese citizen

Japan currently bans the entry of essentially all foreign nationals; however, one of the permitted "special exceptional circumstances" is being the legal spouse of a Japanese citizen. What ...
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Why do some countries have inconsistent rules about PCR? [closed]

E.g Georgia. You are fully vaccinated. If you want to enter by plane, you don't need a PCR test. You are fully vaccinated. If you want to enter by road, you need a PCR test. Why?
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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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Travelling to the US from Argentina, what do I need? [duplicate]

I am an Argentinian citizen living in Argentina, and I have a valid tourist visa for the US (got it in 2019, it's valid for 10 years). I'm planning on going to the AWS Re:Invent conference in Las ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Which countries have NOT yet reported a case of COVID-19 Coronavirus? [closed]

I keep finding sites that list or map countries WITH Coronavirus. I'd like the inverse - a list of currently covid-19 free countries to travel to WITHOUT the virus.
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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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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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Is the US->Mexico land border open for non-essential travels? (traveler has a French citizenship and a US lawful permanent residence)

https://www.afar.com/magazine/can-americans-visit-mexico-right-now (mirror) (2020-09-15) seems to say that anyone can enter Mexico: According to Mexico: Per Travesías, “Mexico’s federal government ...
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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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COVID air restrictions within Mexico?

If denied boarding for a flight to USA from Jalisco or Sinaloa, what are the current restrictions on a flight from either of those states, or Nayarit, to TIJ for a land crossing? I know it could ...
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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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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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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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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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