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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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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Travel Insurance covering Covid-related entry bans for US residents

We are traveling to Austria from the USA at the end of November. The travel insurance policies I have seen are confusing as to trip cancellation. Do any of the policies cover trip cancellation if a ...
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How does the CDC decide whether an itinerary **requires** an overnight connection?

I read this quote from the CDC reported by jcaron: If I have one or more connecting flights to the US, does the 3-day period apply to the first flight or the last one? Do I need to get another test ...
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How does the CDC define an overnight stay?

I read this quote from the CDC reported by jcaron: If I have one or more connecting flights to the US, does the 3-day period apply to the first flight or the last one? Do I need to get another test ...
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If one takes the flight XXX ->YYY->ZZZ, with a layover at YYY where one left the airport, does airport XXX or YYY count as the 1st embarkation point?

https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/world.php -> United States indicates: Passengers entering or transiting through the USA must have a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 3 days before departure ...
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When is France's next traffic light review? (Covid travel)

The UK is currently on France's amber list for travel. When is the next review date for France's traffic light list? (I could only find the UKs list online, the UK has recently moved France from amber ...
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Shortening 10-day quarantine on arrival in Germany, by getting negative test

Currently passengers arriving to Germany from high risk areas have to self-isolate for 10 days (source). 

However, there is a way to shorten that: The quarantine period may be ended on the basis of ...
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Various covid certificates for vaccinations done in Canada

I got vaccinated in Ontario, Canada and received a pdf certificate of my vaccines from Ontario Health. So how do these pdf work towards creating a, EU vaccination certificate, for instance? Anyone ...
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Is travel from India to the US on an Advance Parole document allowed during the COVID-19 pandemic?

As discussed here, most people who have been present in India (or various other countries) within the last 14 days will not be allowed to enter the US. However, a CBP article mentions "an advance ...
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In the USA do they test for covid while in transit?

I'm taking a flight from YVR to SEA. My options are a direct flight (more expensive) or a flight that stops in SFO or PDX. I'm going to take a PCR test prior to boarding but my question is, if I take ...
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Can I travel from Canada to India via Germany (Frankfurt)

I'm a Canadian citizen with an OCI (Overseas Citizenship of India) card. There are presently no direct flights offered from Canada to India, which is why I've found myself in this mess. I booked a ...
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Travelling to the US as a spouse of a US citizen with ESTA and with the exemption outlined in the PP 10143?

I am a German citizen and I will be travelling with my wife (U.S. citizen) from Brussels (BRU) to the US. We both live together in Germany. I have an approved ESTA application. We got married in the ...
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If I have a Finnish residence permit, can I visit Germany before entering Finland?

On our flight to Finland, we have a long layover in Frankfurt (9 hours). Is it possible to leave the airport and visit the city without a problem with immigration? Given that we have not been to ...
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Can I enter Spain with a Ukrainian passport traveling from a non-EU country?

I have dual citizenship (Cuban and Ukrainian), and I currently reside in Cuba. I don't have Ukrainian residency. Since July 27th, Ukraine is included in the list of countries that are not considered ...
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Can you enter Yosemite on the 2nd day of a 3-day pass?

The website says "Your reservation is valid for 3 consecutive days, beginning the day of arrival reserved." What it doesn't say is whether it still remains valid for two more days if I don't ...
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What refund am I entitled to from BA if I first accept a change of itinerary

I paid EUR 670 for flights in August (VIE-LHR). First the outbound flight was cancelled, so I rebooked it (at no cost) for the next day. Now all the flights have been cancelled and I want a cash ...
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Going to France via Geneva from Ireland

We are traveling to France in August and planning to fly from Dublin to Geneva, hire a car in Geneva to travel to France. In terms of complying with Covid rules and testing, will we only have to ...
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Does the US allow emergency medical evacuation of COVID-19 positive individuals for financial reasons?

In general, people who test positive for COVID-19 are not allowed to board a flight to the US. Some CDC interim guidance says: "However, there may be circumstances that warrant transportation by ...
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Is an Indian citizen allowed to travel from Saudi Arabia to India at this time?

I am an Indian citizen. My father works in Saudi Arabia as a driver. I haven't seen my father for 7 years. I have heard in the news that Saudi Arabia has banned travel to red listed countries like ...
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EU citizen traveling to the UK after Aug 2, 2021; vaccinated for COVID-19 in the US. Will I have to quarantine?

I am an EU citizen that has been vaccinated for COVID-19 in the US, and I will visit the UK on Aug 4, 2021, from an amber list country (https://www.gov.uk/guidance/red-amber-and-green-list-rules-for-...
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How to get EU "Green Pass" showing full vaccination if vaccinated outside EU?

According to news reports like this one, to enter bars, restaurants in countries like France, Italy, Ireland and Germany, you need proof of vaccination. I am double vaccinated, but was so outside of ...
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Which countries have the least travel restrictions for vaccinated people? [duplicate]

There are certain countries that are loosening their restrictions around travel, I am curious which countries are the easiest to travel for Americans right now?
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What is the current US passport processing time?

I am a travel agent on the side and my clients are all very nervous about the length of time to process new and renewed US passports in the post pandemic world. How long does a renewal or new passport ...
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Requirements when transiting Italy

I’m a Danish citizen looking to travel from Albania to Denmark transiting Italy. My plan is to fly from Tirana to Copenhagen with a 16hr stop in Milan. I have four questions: Is it possible for me ...
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Non-essential travel to USA [duplicate]

I'm a Canadian permanent resident and Italian citizen wanting to go to the USA for non-essential purposes. I have both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. My understanding is that I will be able to travel, ...
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How do I use a Dutch COVID test to travel to the UK in summer 2021?

I'm in the Netherlands and trying to travel to the UK. According to the UK government "The Dutch Government are providing free tests for travel. If you choose to use these tests, you should check ...
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Transit at Schiphol from the UK as an EU citizen, Covid rules

I am having trouble finding and understanding the Covid-rules regarding transiting at Schiphol. The relevant details would be: Travel is from Wales (UK) to Germany Traveller is a German citizen and ...
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When is "2 weeks from the vaccination dose" complete for entry to France?

According to Entry requirements - France travel advice - GOV.UK: “Fully vaccinated” is defined by the completion of a vaccination schedule, specifically: 2 weeks after the second dose of Pfizer, ...
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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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Has anyone managed to get an EU green pass based on a CDC card? [duplicate]

So we know that different EU countries have different approaches to proof of vaccination and some do not accept the CDC card in the first place... but the way the system was supposed to work was that ...
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Is Portugal open for travelers from Turkey

According to their website: https://www.visitportugal.com/nl/content/covid-19-measures-implemented-portugal Turkey is not mentioned in any group, does anyone know? Is traveling from Turkey to Portugal ...
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Can someone currently transit from the UK through France (unvaccinated)?

I have reviewed the 'reasons for travel' document to enter France from the UK and can see the bottom option is 'transit in less than 24 hours'. I plan to get the Eurotunnel to Calais and then drive to ...
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Covid-19 travel from UK to France

For travel from the UK to France after a full course of Covid-19 does one need a PCR test?
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Test to release for under 4s

I am planning on using the test to release scheme for a trip to England at the beginning of August. I am a British national living in France, double jabbed with Pfizer. I will be travelling with my 3 ...
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EU Vaccination Certificate and entering Canada

I am a Canadian citizen planning to enter Canada from Europe and was vaccinated in Europe. If I upload my EU Vaccination Certificate to the ArriveCan app, will that serve as enough proof at the border?...
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French Pass Sanitaire for travelers coming from outside the EU

I need to travel to France in August. It has just been announced that starting in August, the "pass sanitaire" will be required to board trains and enter restaurants. I will be fully ...
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My COVID-19 vaccination card doesn't have the date when the vaccine was administered. Is it ok if I write it in myself?

I received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the United States. The provider gave me a CDC vaccination card which lists my name, date of birth, vaccine name, lot number, and name of the ...
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I can't enter Croatia with my EU Digital COVID Certificate

I already had COVID back in January, and therefore I got my EU Digital COVID Certificate, that is valid until end 27.07.2021. As I live in Austria and already had COVID, I should get only one dose of ...
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Covid certificate for entry from Switzerland to Italy

Italy requires an EU COVID-19 Green Certificate for entry from Schengen countries. However, the Swiss digital certificate is not yet integrated into the EU system. The EU website says Phase-in period:...
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Can a Russian citizen with a US F1 visa transit at an EU airport?

I am a Russian citizen planning to travel to the US in August 2021. Could anyone please advise through which countries I am allowed to fly to the US currently? I have a US F1 visa. May I travel ...
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Anyone know the schedule for review of EU entry requirements?

I am looking to enter Austria from the US and travel on to Budapest over the land border. This is possible as of right now, but my flight is not until July 25 and I'm concerned the rules might change ...
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Covid Vaccination Proof needed for Domestic Travel in the US

Is covid vaccination proof needed for domestic travel within the US? I have a photo of my card as well as the actual card itself. If proof of vaccination is needed, which one should I show?
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Are there still NYC popup vaccination sites for tourists? If so, where?

I'll be traveling to NYC from abroad in a few weeks and am currently unvaccinated (I'm not a US citizen or resident, but I've already checked and will be able to enter the country). I've read many ...
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Layover in CDG, traveling from India to US during COVID

I am a student on an F1 visa planning to travel from India to the US(Atlanta, Ga) in August 2021. This will be my first visit to the US. Is it okay to have a layover(2-3hr) in one of the EU countries (...
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Virgin Atlantic - Approved COVID-19 Test Centres

Has anyone recently (within the past 3 months) travelled with Virgin Atlantic (United Kingdom) with their negative PCR test? If so, could you kindly share the details of where you have found this ...
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How can I set up a covid test for re-entry into the USA from Italy?

Context I will be flying LAX -> FRA -> VCE at the end of this coming week, and then back again a few weeks later. My understanding from talking with another traveler is that I need to have a ...
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What address do I write in the Südtirol travel form when I'm changing location frequently (such as when backpacking)?

I am considering whether cycling from Germany to Italy may be feasible in the corona summer 2021 (fully vaccinated). Tourism in Italy is presently allowed. Among other questions, the Südtirol ...
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Take test or obtain result 72 hours before arrival? (Flying to Lithuania)

I am going to take a flight from Norway to Lithuania in about 4 days from now. I am planning to take the PGR Covid test, as it is one of the accepted tests for entering Lithuania. There is a ...
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Will Indians transiting via Doha (Hamad International Airport) to USA be subjected to 10 day mandatory quarantine?

I was going through the list of requirements for travelers to Doha on their website. It said people from COVID countries like India, Pakistan etc were subjected to 10 days mandatory quarantine. The ...
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Can an American apply for an Israeli A2 visa from a third country?

I am an American who has been hired as a researcher at an Israeli university. I have scheduled an appointment at the nearest consulate to receive an A2 visa, though the appointment was greatly delayed,...

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