Category: Belgium

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Spain offers free insurance to the Canary Islands to lure tourists as most European countries impose travel restrictions

The Canary Islands are offering tourists free insurance covering coronavirus-related incidents in an attempt to encourage visitors. Spain’s local government on the Canary Islands has signed an insurance deal to ensure that travellers will have their expenses paid if they contract the Coronavirus during a vacation. The authorities will cover domestic and foreign travellers provided…
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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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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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How to Bypass the Europe Travel Ban

News released and causing a twitter storm is that the father of the UK’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, travelled to Greece despite strict Foreign Office advice against all but essential international travel. Greece has extended its ban on flights arriving from the UK until the middle of July. But the prime minister’s father has managed…
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How to Read Your Schengen Visa Sticker and Get the Best Use of It

As Schengen states reopen their internal borders, the question many travelers are asking is “Is your current Schengen Visa still valid?”.  It is not always possible to extend a visa. Not even if, due to circumstances, the visa expired unused. You will have to apply for a new Schengen visa.  But did you know that…
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