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‘Love is not tourism’ EU urges members to reunite bi-national couples split by coronavirus restrictions

‘Love is not tourism’: EU urges members to reunite bi-national couples split by coronavirus restrictions

The European Union is pushing member state countries to ease COVID-19 travel restrictions to allow unmarried bi-national couples to reunite after almost half a year since restrictions caused the separation of these couples. Generally, EU and Schengen member states have reopened their borders between themselves and a list of EU approved third-countries that are considered…
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New York City adds quarantine checkpoints and local travel restrictions

New York City adds quarantine checkpoints and local travel restrictions

New York, the state once considered the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in America, has made substantial progress in suppressing its outbreak. To recover and open up its economy, a 14-day quarantine travel advisory announced, in June, by the Governors of New Jersey, New York and Connecticut for people travelling to New York, New Jersey…
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European Countries Impose Travel Restrictions on Spain

Spain’s tourism sector is facing damage as a host of European countries, including the UK, change the travel advice for its citizens on travel to Spain following a spike in COVID-19 cases. In early July, Spain imposed local lockdowns in two areas to contain the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday and Friday last…
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New restrictions against Belgian travellers will ‘without a doubt’ be implemented

Several European and Schengen countries have  issued new restrictions for travellers from Belgium and it’s expected that more countries will follow suit “without a doubt.” Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia have imposed a 14-day quarantine for travellers from Belgium. The Netherlands has also advised against non-essential travel to Antwerp. Additionally, Norway has changed Belgium from Code…
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Europe Travel Ban: Norway Refuses to Reopen Borders to Third-Countries

Following on from the European Union updating it’s Europe Travel Ban, Norway has responded. The EU Council’s updated travel safe list of 12 third-countries allowed to travel into Europe and the Schengen Area has been rejected.  Norway continues to refuse entry to third country nationals stating that the Norwegian Government will carefully assess the epidemiological…
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