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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Are travelers from outside the US obligated to follow the 14-day quarantine in New York state?

As per the latest press release by New York State: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that 10 additional states meet the metrics to qualify for the travel advisory requiring individuals who ...
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Are Istanbul Airport smoking lounges open during the COVID restrictions?

Are the smoking lounges in the international departures airside of Istanbul airport operational during this time? Are any restaurants selling alcoholic beverages as of right now in October 2020?
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Can I fly to Germany from India?

India is currently a high risk area and there are strict restrictions. Germany are only allowing a small class of people who are satisfying criteria e.g., high skilled labor etc. I have a flight from ...
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Can I travel to Vietnam for Christmas in 2020?

I am an Indian citizen and planning to travel to Vietnam during Christmas time. I did find that Vietnam is accepting online E-visa applications for Indian citizens but couldn't find any covid ...
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Travelling from India to US via Schengen or UK

I am a student and I am hoping to travel to the US from India with an F-1 student visa. The best flights available for me have layovers (less than 24 hours) in either CDG Paris or in LHR London. What ...
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Can I do a PCR test to avoid quarantine in Minsk, Belarus?

I need to travel to Minsk, Belarus from Berlin, Germany for a couple of days. I'm flying with Belavia and on their website, it says that all inbound passengers have to quarantine for 10 days. I was ...
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What are the current regulations to move between islands in Maldives?

My wife and I are planning a trip in the Maldives this coming November. We are planning to stay 3 days in a hotel in Maafushi and 3 days in a resort in Thulhagiri. Is there any restriction in changing ...
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Travelling to USA (NYC) from UK to see my daughter - what documentation is required?

My daughter is currently staying with family in US (she is US citizen, but normally lives in Brazil). I wish to travel to see her, but AA have not been able to confirm what I would have to take to ...
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Germany Layover Covid Restrictions

I'm an Indian citizen and an F-1 OPT visa holder. I need to travel from US to India due to unavoidable personal reasons. I am transitting through Frankfurt with a layover of 3 hours, booked as a ...
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Are Americans allowed to enter Germany with only a D visa under Covid restrictions? [closed]

I am a US citizen residing in the US and I have accepted a job in Germany. My company is sponsoring me for a Blue Card. I have a valid D visa, the letter from my employer regarding the need for my ...
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UK COVID Test-to-release programs starting date

The UK has recently announced a test-to-release programme. Details are available on: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-test-to-release-for-international-travel I currently have travel ...
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Do children need a COVID test to enter Germany?

I am going from India to Germany (Frankfurt) next week (December 9th 2020) with my 4 months old baby. From Frankfurt airport we will travel to Karlsruhe. We have a valid German visa. I know that I ...
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Belavia Airlines, Negative Covid test required?

I'm travelling to Minsk, Belarus with Belavia Airlines from Berlin, Germany. I plan to stay there for one month and have all the Visa requirements etc. I wanted to know if I need a negative Covid test ...
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EU Travel at the end-of-year [closed]

I'm a brazilian passport holder with a French residence permit living in France. We now have a nationwide lockdown here which will be lifted the 15th, being replaced by a curfew. I would like to know ...
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When will the US open its borders to Europe again? [closed]

I'm 54, from italy and i have a partner in the US. We are not married. On the white house website it says: "On January 31, 2020, I issued Proclamation 9984 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and ...
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How long between flights is still a “Transit” through Munich airport?

I have a ticket from Munich to Bangkok in late December. In order to board the flight I will need a recent covid test and a fit to fly certificate. There is a test centre at Munich airport that will ...
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Dubai COVID-19 related fines

I have a question related to fine process in Dubai. How and under which circumstances fines are being applied? For example, is it possible to get fined silently when Dubai CCTV registered mask policy ...
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Can a couple share the Quarantine residence in Norway provided by one person's employer?

I will be moving from Italy to Norway for work reasons at the beginning of next year and, at the moment, a 10 days quarantine is requested to enter the country. The website https://www.helsenorge.no/...
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Quarantining process in JFK/NYC?

Assuming I tested negative today for covid and I arrive at JFK the day after tomorrow, how does the 3-day quarantine process work? I'll be in NYC for 5 days. So I arrive at JFK airport: do I have to ...
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Can I leave Germany before the end of my 10 days of quarantine?

I need to travel from my home in Switzerland to my partner's home in Germany. I only have a few days to spend there and according to the current regulations I would have to spend 10 days in quarantine....
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Travel to Denmark

Can I travel to Denmark from Germany by train. I am an Albanian citizen. Does the border have control for COVID 19 test results or something else. I will go to my sister home to open the house because ...
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Travelling to Dubai from Berlin with a connection in Amsterdam - do I need a PCR test?

I read the emirates travel guide and it says that passengers arriving from Germany do not need to take the PCR before travel. I am travelling from Germany but I have connection in Amsterdam with a 1 ...
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Covid refund enquiry

I booked a flight from Newark to Lisbon with a connection to Manchester, which was a family trip... The airline had cancelled the flight, which I only found out when I went into the details of our ...
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Transit at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (COVID19)

Are there any restrictions for transit on Bangkok Suvarnabhumi? In my case, I am an Austrian citizen traveling from Vienna to Jakarta and will have transit on BKK. Is there a website providing ...
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Can I connect through LAX to PDX without going through quarantine? [duplicate]

California recently issued a 14 day quarantine for preventing the spread of COVID-19. I plan on flying in from a different country, doing immigration and the taking the next flight to PDX. Can I do ...
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Can I as EU citizen visit the UK in December and January? [closed]

I live in the Netherlands and have a Dutch passport. My partner (not married) lives in England and has a British passport. I would like to know what is possible and impossible regarding visiting my ...
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What does it mean for a traveler to be “from a country” for the purposes of travel to Spain?

As of June 21st, Spain has reopened its borders for the majority of European countries. On July 1st, it will be open to many more travelers. In articles, it usually says that travel will be open to ...
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Are there additional restrictions on domestic flights within China due to COVID-19 in November 2020?

I have a return flight from Beijing to Ningbo (11-16 November, 2020), i.e., domestic flights within China (where I live; Chinese green card). I'm not sure if it's "business as usual" with ...
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Can a US Citizen transit through a COVID restricted country to a non restricted country?

There are several countries that are open to US Citizens for travel. However, getting to them may require transiting through a country that does not allow entry. Example: Flying to Namibia via a ...
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Do Thai 'state quarantine' facilities (SQ) provide wifi?

In Thailand, the government mandates a 14 day quarantine of all foreign travellers wanting to enter the country. They offer state quarantine (SQ) and alternative state quarantine (ASQ). The latter is ...
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When does COVID travel isolation/quarantine end? [Germany, State of Berlin]

I live in Berlin, and flew back from the UK, arriving into Berlin Brandenburg airport at 17:55 on Sunday 8th November. Since the UK is on the Robert Koch Institute list of high risk countries, I have ...
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Does Indonesia require some sort of mandatory quarantine in a facility upon arrival?

I have finally managed to get a visa to visit Indonesia, which has closed all borders except for citizens. However, I can't find concrete information on the quarantine part. Does Indonesia require ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Copenhagen if I have a German D visa (due to COVID-19)?

I have a German D visa (long stay) for job purpose. I am planning to book a ticket to Frankfurt via Copenhagen. But not sure if I can take the domestic flight CPH->FRA by passing immigration in CPH ...
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Transiting through Paris CDG from USA to non-EU

A citizen of country X (non-EU, non-Schengen, transit visa is not required) is travelling from the USA to country X with a connection in Paris Charles de Gaulle. The airline is Air France and the ...
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CPH airport (Copenhagen) covid test center?

I am flying to Copenhagen airport (CPH) next week. I read that I have to present "proof of a negative COVID-19 test". The airport itself has a test center as per https://www.cph.dk/en/...
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From India to Dubai, non Indian and non UAE citizen and allowed for VOA. But there's a trick

I'm in India. I'm not Indian, not UAE resident, not from the Gulf countries either. I'm allowed to obtain visa on arrival in Dubai nowadays during the pandemic, and it's with certanty. The thing, ...
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Traveling from Toronto to Washington DC and New Jersey - is quarantine required?

I want to travel to Washington DC from Toronto next week for non-essential purposes. I am a Canadian Permanent Resident and have a US B-2 visa. While I checked with United and they said I am allowed ...
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Can I enter Canada, have a COVID-19 test then continue to another country?

I'm currently in the US and need to travel to China for work purposes. The Chinese currently require the following: Passengers bound for China via connecting flights must take nucleic acid and IgM ...
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What are my EC261 rights during the COVID-19 pandemic?

I've just read the official communication from the European Commission on EU passenger rights during the coronavirus crisis and think the information will be very helpful here since I have been seeing ...
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Flying from London to Copenhagen?

I need to travel from London to Copenhagen for a job interview. It is likely that they will hire me, so it's not just for the interview, I would fly and remain there indefinitely. Since the UK banned ...
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What to look for from insurance policies to cover a trip cancelled if my itinerary includes a city hit by the coronavirus?

From this related question/answer, I understand that if a flight is cancelled because the destination city is unfit for travel due to an epidemic, the airline itself should refund the price of the air ...
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What happens with your ticket if you are denied boarding due to a temperature check? (EU)

I am supposed to fly tomorrow on a domestic flight within the EU (Bulgaria). I have slight fever at the moment but feel otherwise OK. However, I realised that tomorrow I am likely to be stopped at the ...
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Travelling to the US via London transit during Covid

I'm an F-1 OPT visa holder who has to visit my home country because of unavoidable personal reasons. Can I enter back into the US via London transit considering the Presidential Proclamation travel ...
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Travel rule in Germany

I will travel from Delhi, India to Frankfurt, Germany. From Frankfurt, I have to go to Bochum to join my work. Is it possible, under the current Covid19 restrictions, to travel from Frankfurt to ...
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How could you take a nucleic acid test and an IgM antibody test and have it certified by an embassy 48 hours before traveling?

China has introduced new rules for traveling. The Chinese embassy in Belgium has updated their news to include a Notice on Airline Boarding Requirements for Certificates of Negative Nucleic Acid and ...
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UK international travel restrictions November 2020

Regarding the latest international travel restrictions, the UK government has said that all international travel is banned, unless for 'legitimate' reasons. Obviously a holiday etc would be off the ...
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How to find safe places to travel during the pandemic?

How to decide if a place is safe to travel for a vacation during these corona times? I found a few helpful sites, which track safe places to travel like this blog post. But these posts get outdated ...
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Can I travel to Mexico to enter the USA as a British Citizen

I am a British citizen who is trying to enter the USA to visit my girlfriend in Boston. Would it be possible for me to fly from the UK to Mexico, reside there for two weeks (working remotely from an ...
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No transit visa in London when traveling from Canada - still valid during COVID?

I and my husband will be traveling from Canada to Russia and back through London Heathrow (long layovers both ways). We have Canadian study and work permits and we are Russian citizens. Normally, with ...
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Turkish Airline didn't allow me to board due to covid restrictions

Last month I planned to take a trip Helsinki-Istanbul-Bishkek through Turkish Airlines. Usually we as Estonian citizens don't need a visa to enter Kyrgyzstan but due to Covid I wanted to be sure and ...

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