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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Rules for entering Switzerland from France to fly to the UK

We will be returning from a weeks skiing in France via Geneva airport. Any idea what we need currently to re-enter Switzerland from France to fly back to the UK? Thanks
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Schengen overstay due to COVID-19 - need some advice

before I begin, I would like to point out that I am a Canadian resident, not a citizen. So that I do not hold a Canadian passport, but only the greencard. Hence I had to apply for a Schengen visa to ...
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Traveling to the United States in 2022 without a Covid vaccine [duplicate]

As of 2022, is it required to have a Covid vaccination certificate to enter the United States? Does this depend on the state or mode of transportation? Are there exemptions for negative tests or prior ...
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When flying to Geneva, do we follow Swiss or French Covid rules?

I am flying from UK to Geneva for a ski holiday in France. Do we follow Swiss guidelines at airport and need to do PCR before we leave from Geneva? Or the French rules: we don’t?
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San Francisco -> Fiji -> Brisbane -> Melbourne, Australian Travel Declaration

I'm going to travel from San Francisco to Melbourne. I have a transit in Fiji (NADI airport) for 3 hours and in Brisbane airport for 2 hours. Flights are operated by Fiji airlines (San Francisco to ...
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Recenty recovered from covid, concerned about US -> Portugal -> UK trip testing

My husband and I (both 3x vaccinated) have a trip booked on TAP Portugal for a trip to the UK with a stopover in Lisbon this weekend. Last month we both had mild covid infections. Portugal requires a ...
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FIling B2 extension online

My admit until date is on Jan 13, and I was supposed to leave on Jan 12. Unfortunately, I received my covid test today (Jan 9) and it came out positive, so there's no way they will allow me to board ...
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Covid restrictions based on originating or connecting locations?

In the case of a flight originating in a place with one set of restrictions imposed by the destination country, but connecting on the same airline through a country with more restrictive rules, is ...
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Unvaccinated athlete denied entry to Australia: will they be banned from entering Australia again if they appeal against visa cancellation?

Novak Djokovic was denied entry to Australia and had his visa cancelled due to not being vaccinated against Covid Australia's home-affair website states here If your visa is cancelled Cancellation of ...
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Getting airline's past-positive covid form signed by GP

This is a reach of desperation. My wife and daughter are are in the UK (I am at home in Australia) and had a positive PCR test more than 2 weeks ago. They are vaccinated, have no symptoms and have ...
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Day 2 vs. Fit to Fly tests UK

I am currently planning a short trip to the UK. I'll head on to another destination afterwards. I am fully vaccinated, so to enter the UK I understand I will need a lateral flow test followed by a PCR ...
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PCR test required to fly to Spain?

I am a Spanish citizen, living in Canada. I would like to fly back home (from CAN to ESP). Do I need a PCR test? I found conflicting information online, and also my own past experience. Here's some ...
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What proof of negative test do I need before travelling to Belgium from UK?

I'm travelling to Belgium next week from the UK on the Eurostar. According to the current guidelines, I need to have a negative RAT (lateral flow test) on the day of travel, but where is this checked, ...
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Is 55 minutes enough time for a connecting flight at Helsinki airport?

I am a Hong Kong citizen and was looking for a HKG-LHR return ticket. I found an offer from Finnair, of which the outbound flight from HKG to LHR combines two of their flights and has a stop at HEL. ...
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Can I go to Switzerland while the Covid Certificate App is processing?

I'm traveling to Switzerland in a few days. My hotel says they check for covid vaccinations using the Swiss covid app. I have a vaccination from the US, but it takes up to five days for it to process ...
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How does one indicate exemption from travel restrictions for an Australian Visitor Visa (600)?

My wife is applying for an Australian Tourist-stream Visitor Visa. The website indicates that We are prioritising visa applications for travellers who are exempt from our travel restrictions. How ...
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Unpublished changes to travel rules

Per this BBC article, Brits arriving at Innsbruck airport were turned away and sent back home at own expense due to not complying with the covid travel rules. Generally, fair enough. It's the ...
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Is a negative COVID test required for a domestic flight to Newark Liberty International Airport?

I've been searching for this but haven't found a straight answer. I have both vaccines, and I'll be traveling to Newark Liberty International Airport next month. Will EWR airport (or anyone else ...
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What kind of PCR test does England use for Day 2 testing?

According to the GOV.UK website, fully-vaccinated individuals are permitted entry into England from outside the UK, but a Day 2 PCR test is required. This test may be taken any time within two days ...
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What's the longest covid-19 quarantine?

I read on https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/10/business/hong-kong-covid-quarantine-pilots-intl-hnk/index.html that Hong Kong has a 4-week quarantine (including at-home self isolation) This typically means ...
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do the COVID-19 testing providers at Heathrow satisfy the 2 day testing requirement?

https://www.heathrow.com/at-the-airport/fly-safe/covid-19-test mentions companies that do COVID-19 testing at Heathrow but I'm not seeing those providers at https://www.gov.uk/find-travel-test-...
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do cancelled festivals count among the covered reasons for travel insurance?

Let's say I was going to fly into Albuquerque, NM for the 2022 Albuquerque Balloon Festival and that the balloon festival was cancelled. At that point there'd be no reason to take the trip. If I had ...
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Vaccination card in WA, U.S. for a person fully vaccinated abroad [duplicate]

My mother arrived today in WA, U.S. from Uzbekistan on an immigrant visa. She already had had 3 doses of Covid-19 vaccine (manufactured in China) in Uzbekistan before she got her U.S. visa. She had ...
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Can I travel to Austria if I got vaccinated recently?

The latest travel rules to go to Austria, as of today, say something like this: you can enter in the country as long you have one of these proofs: Vaccination certificate + negative PCR test, or ...
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Crossing the border from Canada into the USA as a Canadian Citizen?

Can’t seem to find solid information about this. I’m planning on crossing down to the states from Niagara Falls (Ontario) on December 31, and plan on being back inside Canada on January 3rd. Doing ...
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How to get a physical vaccine certificate in Germany for international travel?

I need to travel from Germany to a country outside of the EU, where the CovPass code is not accepted. Additionally, when I export my vaccination certificate from the app into a PDF, it is mostly in ...
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Self declaration for recently cured covid patient -Traveling from India to USA

I was recently diagnosed with covid and plan to travel a few weeks from now from India to the US once I recover. I am on a student visa. I was under the impression that I am allowed to travel after ...
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Traveling from Denmark to USA - when to get Covid Test?

I need to fly from Denmark to the USA. My flight is the 29 December at 09.00 am. Question 1: I’ve booked a PCR test the 27, but will first get the result at some point the 28th. I’ve read that my ...
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COVID and driving from UK to Italy: do I need to self isolate in France even though I just want to drive directly to Belgium and Germany?

I am an Italian citizen and I am relocating back to Italy, following the new rules for travelling in France, I do have a "compelling reason to travel". I want to cross the channel with my ...
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VeriFLY: positive PCR for Canada

Trying to upload a positive test (proof of recovery certificate) after 14 days which is an approved method of entry into CANADA. The VeriFLY app will not allow this. What can I do?
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Is PCR test required for a child travelling to Spain?

It is quite unclear what the testing requirements are for children under 12 years old when travelling to Spain, for non-EU citizens or residents. Is there some information available that clarifies it? ...
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How can I protect myself sending a Photo of a passport to a private COVID test provider?

I don't know why private COVID test providers issuing fit-to-fly certificates (rapid antigen) are allowed to ask their customers to send an unobstructed, unblurred photo of a passport next to the ...
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where to get an on-arrival COVID-19 PCR test in Jordan?

According to https://jo.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ visitors to Jordan need to "Conduct a PCR test on arrival in Jordan with the payment of JD 28". My question is... how do I get a ...
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quarantining in the UK pending negative COVID-19 PCR test results

Normally when I travel to the UK from the US I'll take the tube to my hotel. According to https://www.gov.uk/guidance/how-to-quarantine-when-you-arrive-in-england#new-rules-for-fully-vaccinated-...
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Can British travellers enter France via another EU member state under the 18 December COVID restrictions?

I understand that starting 18 December 2021, travellers from the UK are indefinitely forbidden from entering France due to the Omnicron variant, unless they fall under a "compelling reason" ...
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Online travel agency does not answer my messages about refunding my cancelled flights

I booked quite a few flights in 2020 that got cancelled because of the travel restrictions of the pandemic. The travel agency (quite a known one on the internet) had two options for the refund: ...
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Landside transit London Heathrow - am I allowed to stay overnight at an airport hotel (COVID regulations)?

I will soon be transiting via London Heathrow with a 16 hour overnight layover. Since airside may be closed overnight (and my suitcase will not be checked through from my first flight), this will ...
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Backpacking Jamaica in February [closed]

I would like to ask for advice: I have a free week in February, and I was considering going to Jamaica. I have one friend who would join, so we would be two young guys leaving wives home and looking ...
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Do restrictions exist for vaccinated Canadians travelling in Portugal?

I'll be travelling to Portugal over the holidays, leaving on December 18 and returning on January 2. I'm a fully vaccinated Canadian with Canadian proof of vaccine. I will have a PCR test before ...
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If I get a positive response on a Covid-19 test for the purpose of travelling to the USA, and then do another and get a negative, can I use that one?

I'm planning to travel to the USA and I feel concerned about the false positive rate of antigen tests for Covid-19. Unfortunately, there aren't many places that offer PCR tests with quick enough ...
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Carrying disinfecting wipes in checked in luggage?

Is is allowed to carry disinfecting wipes (Clorox, Walmart brands) in checked-in luggage of international air travel originating from the US? There is an article about sanitizers, but it doesn't ...
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What exactly are entry restrictions by mode of travel for citizens entering the United States?

The guidelines on some State department web pages are not clear to me regarding entry into the United States and seem to suggest that a citizen could be refused entry into the United States if they do ...
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Do I need to quarantine If I'm travelling to Scotland from Ireland?

I would like to travel to Edinburgh from Dublin for a weekend holiday at the end of this month or the start of January. I have already gotten the COVID-19 vaccination and have the proof in a .pdf ...
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Germany to Bulgaria travel EU permanent resident COVID

I have been trying to find information if travel from Germany to Bulgaria is permitted given I have EU permanent residency. Germany was classified as a Red Zone Country two weeks ago: https://www.mfa....
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What happens if I test Covid positive while staying in a German Hotel

I'm due to stay in a hotel for a couple of nights in a small hotel in Cologne before flying back to the UK. I now need to get a pre-departure Covid test. What happens if I test positive? The hotel may ...
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How greatly may the actual arrival time at the Canadian land border differ from the ArriveCAN form's declared time?

I plan to enter Canada from the US by car on a certain day, via the Douglas Border Crossing. I must complete the ArriveCAN form, which asks me to declare not just the date, but the precise time of ...
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Travel to Italy from the UK

With the recent changes in UK rules and the amount of tests I have to take growing, I thought it would be best to get a second opinion on what I've planned: I am flying from Stansted to Treviso (...
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Which countries are in Europe according to the Indian Ministry of Health?

India currently has special rules for travellers from at-risk countries. At-risk countries are: Countries in Europe including The United Kingdom South Africa Brazil Botswana China Ghana Mauritius New ...
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Travelling to Switzerland with covid-19 restrictions

To travel in Switzerland by train, today it is mandatory to exhibit a molecular covid-19 test not older than 24h. Given that the time I get the test outcome, is usually longer than 24h, how can I get ...
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Getting US COVID-19 booster certificate if first 2 doses were abroad? [closed]

I got the first 2 Pfizer doses in Israel more than 10 months ago, and would like to get the booster here in the US given that I live here. Will I get a US certificate if I only get the booster here? I'...

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