Category: Austria

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Portugal added to UK’s safe travel list

Austria, Croatia and Trinidad and Tobago are removed The UK has the highest number of travellers to Portugal, with more than 2.5  million tourists visiting every year and adding to the Portuguse tourism economy, last year according to the Office for National Statistics.  Portugal’s Algarve is the most popular destination which usually has more than…
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Norway Imposes Travel Restrictions and Quarantine on Austria, Greece, Ireland, UK, and the Capital Region of Denmark

Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has once again, in the space of less than a week, updated its travel advice for its citizens to four EU countries and select regions of Denmark and Sweden. The travel advice means that Austria, Greece, Ireland, and the United Kingdom are placed on Norway’s “red list”. Although not a…
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Coronavirus Outbreaks in Local Regions of Europe Is Europe About to See Its Second Wave

Coronavirus Outbreaks in Local Regions of Europe: Is Europe About to See Its Second Wave?

As Germany sees a second wave of coronavirus outbreaks, and Spain fights a spike in coronavirus cases, other European countries are grappling with containing the resurgence of coronavirus in Europe.  Austria battles a local outbreak as Italy sets €1,000 face-mask fine and France introduces mandatory face masks and COVID-19 tests for returning travellers. Austria A…
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Netherlands Opens Borders for Couples Separated by COVID-19 EU Entry Ban

The Netherlands has joined Austria, Denmark, Norway, and Switzerland in reopening their borders for non-EU lovers who have their partners in the EU. The decision was taken by the Dutch Minister of Justice and Security Ferdinand Grapperhaus, along with Minister Stef Blok of Foreign Affairs, and the State Secretary of Justice and Security Ankie Broekers-Knol…
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US Travel Ban: US Embassies Outline Who Can Travel from List of Banned Countries

U.S. Embassies and Consulates in the Schengen Area Expand the National Interest Exemption Beginning on July 15 The US Department of State announced the phased opening of embassies and consulates to begin the processing of visa applications. The question then arises: who is permitted to travel to the USA? Following the Trump presidential proclamation of…
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