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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Least Covid Restricted Country Europe

I am tasked with arranging an informal meeting of two EU citizens. It can happen in the EU or somewhere near (maybe even Arab countries). I will have to arrange the hotels and hopefully some public ...
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Are there still meals in airliners?

Just curious, since you currently have to wear masks the entire flight. Are there no meals because of that or are there still meals on long-distance flights and you can put your mask off then? Or if ...
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Where can I refill my water bottle at Doha (DOH) airport during the COVID-19 pandemic? [closed]

The typical water refilling stations near the restroom appear to be closed: I don't know whether that's the case for all water refilling stations or just the one I saw, and whether there exist other ...
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For which reasons might a UK immigration officer refuse entry at the border with a valid visa? Are there stricter criteria during the pandemic?

My significant other has just been granted a 6 month multiple entry visitor visa to the UK. They visited the UK twice before in 2019 with another visitor visa. I haven't seen them for 14 months due to ...
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Dubai Transit (DXB) - Do you need to install DXB Smart App?

Do you need to install DXB Smart App for transiting through DXB airport? I installed it anyway on iOS and tried to register but it hangs at "Please wait" and then just does nothing.
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travelling to Denmark during covid

Can we travel to Denmark as a tourist in early April from Germany? Given that we have a residence permit for Germany. If yes, do we require corona tests? Is there any place at all where we can travel ...
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Transiting Panama airside only - Is Health Declaration form required?

I read the IATA requirements and it wasn't 100% clear whether transiting passengers (airside only, less than 1 hour) needed to actually fill a health declaration form. Prior to check-in, all incoming ...
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Testing Kit to Transit Heathrow to Belfast?

Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK that does not require the day 2 & 8 Covid test kit for international arrivals. I'm trying to anticipate whether, when connecting in Heathrow, I will be ...
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Advice about about staying in South Africa

I have been in Cape Town on an extended visa for 14 months now (visa extensions were automatic due to the pandemic) the government's last extension expires on 31st March. Do I have the option to ...
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Are there any countries that exempt people who recovered from COVID-19 infection from quarantine or testing?

Are there any countries that consider people who survived a COVID-19 infection as immune people and let them in without quarantine or testing? I am currently recovering and should be considered fully ...
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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 a "...
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What happens if one needs to perform a COVID-19 test within x hours of a flight to Cambodia and the flight is late?

Cambodia, like some other countries, requires travelers to perform a COVID-19 test within x hours. Example. What happens if a flight to Cambodia is late by 1 or several hours and that as a result the ...
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Does “2 days” before departure mean 48 hours for the COVID-19 tests to enter China, or does only the day of the COVID-19 tests matter?

IATA for China states: Negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) nucleic acid test result issued at most 2 days before departure and a negative IgM anti-body test result issued at most 2 days before departure. ...
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Transit through Austria without a stopover - covid-19

I plan to fly from Israel to Hungary via Austria, on this route: Flight from Israel to Vienna> and then a taxi ride from Vienna to Budapest. In the Corona Regulations of Austria I see listed: "...
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What are the travel restrictions if I take a flight from USA to India which stops in London or Dubai?

I am travelling to India for my vacation. I am planning to book a flight from USA to India roundtrip. I currently live in North Carolina, USA and trying to fly through Air India as it has direct ...
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What does “transit time” mean for the Maldives's rule regarding COVID testing?

The Maldives have a rule that if transit time is greater than 24 hrs then you need a new covid test not just their 96hr pre departure. My flight LAX-DXB-MLE is 16hr, with a 7 hr stop/layover in DXB ...
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do you need to self quarantine if visiting san diego or los angeles?

Back in January visitors had to self quarantine for 14 days. Is that still the case? The Regional Stay at Home order cited in the last SE question on the subject was lifted on Jan 25. This would be a ...
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Flying to Geneva — can I enter France without entering Switzerland first?

I'm flying to Geneva in September (from US). If I exit the airport on the French side, have I legally entered Switzerland? I'm asking because Switzerland has different Covid restrictions than France,...
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Work trip to two Australian clients - letters of invitation and visa extension

My friend is an Italian specialist who travels quite often for work; in April he'll have to go to Australia to fix a problem for Client A. The client has sent him a Letter of Invitation that will ...
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Applying I-539 two times because of COVID-19

I am on a B2 visa and entered the USA on July 15th 2019. My I94 was supposed to expire on January 15th 2020. But I had applied for extension (I-539) on November 4th, 2019. On March 30th 2019, I ...
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Were companies required to issue pandemic flight vouchers in the US?

Back when the pandemic first landed in the US, we cancelled some flights that we had booked. The company we booked through offered us vouchers that ostensibly expired at the end of this year (9 ...
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What does Ecuador require to be shown on a COVID-19 PCR test in order to enter the country?

I am scheduled to fly to Ecuador (Guayaquil) in a few months from the US. Ecuador currently requires a negative COVID-19 PCR test from no more than 10 days before entry in order go avoid quarantine. I ...
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Are restaurants, clubs and attractions open in Kyiv these days?

During the 10-20 of March, 2021, are restaurants, clubs and other attractions supposed to be open without significant restrictions?
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Counting days before/after traveling for COVID purposes

How do I count the days to figure out when I should take a COVID test, as it relates to travel? I left the airport around noon on Monday, which was my last contact with the public. I don't have any ...
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Sputnik V vaccine for non-Russians

As more Russian citizens are vaccinated and the country ramps up its production, is there any possibility that Sputnik V will become available for those traveling to Russia? Or, as an alternative, ...
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UK courier for delivering covid-19 test (fit-to-fly requirements)

Are there any reliable couriers in the UK to deliver my (used) coronavirus test kit? The most common ones like DHL and DPD do not accept them, and Royal Mail deliveries are often delayed. Travellers ...
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Does any international airport require passengers to take a COVID test when transiting?

I am not looking for a list of airports, but simply a yes/no answer, preferably with an example, so that I know whether to add this in my list of requirements to check before taking a flight that has ...
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What happens if I test positive for COVID in-transit at Doha Airport?

I know that if you test positive at the departure airport, you won't be allowed on the plane. If you test positive at the arrival airport, you will probably be sent to isolation, either at home or ...
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Indian Passport Holder travelling to India from UK during lockdown

I hold Indian Passport and UK residence permit I would like to travel india due to my fathers expected eye operation Do I need to provide a doctors letter at UK airport before departure?
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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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Will Canadian citizens be denied entry to Canada during COVID-19 border closure?

I am a Canadian citizen currently in the United States. After calling CBSA at 1-204-983-3500, they indicated that returning to Canada right now would be considered "non-essential". Does that mean as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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