Category: Coronavirus

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

UK FCDO Travel Warning: Spain Reintroduces Face Mask Rules

The UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office (FCDO) has issued a travel warning for British nationals heading to Spain due to a surge in flu and COVID-19 cases, prompting the Spanish government to reintroduce face mask rules.  Spain has become the first European country to reinstate face mask requirements in certain settings like hospitals and…
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WHO COVID-19 Update: End to Global Health Emergency

Covid-19 no longer represents a global emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared on 05 May 2023. The announcement represents a symbolic step towards the end of a pandemic that has taken millions of lives and disrupted billions of others. Lowering it demonstrates the extent of international progress on vaccines and treatments, but Covid-19 is…
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US To Finally Lift Vaccine Requirement For International Travellers

The United States is finally joining the rest of the world in reopening without restrictions to all travellers, regardless of vaccination status. According to a statement from the White House, the vaccine requirement for international travellers will be dropped at the end of the day on 11 May. This means international travellers arriving in the…
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British Airways Extends eVouchers Until Next Year

British Airways passengers who accepted vouchers for Covid-19 disrupted flights or holidays now have until 30 September 2024 to use them, as the airline has extended their validity again for a further 12 months.  British Airways passengers who accepted travel vouchers during the Covid-19 pandemic have been given more time to spend them. The vouchers…
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Japan to Drop COVID-19 Related Restrictions In May

Travel to Japan will soon be less of a hassle as it announced it will end all COVID-19-related border restrictions on 8 May 2023. “Notice: All border measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will be lifted on May 8, 2023,” the Japan National Tourism Organization posted on its website. “Those who are entering Japan…
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