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EU countries restrict air travel from southern Africa over new variant
Germany, Italy and France restrict travel from southern Africa over new COVID variant as Brussels mulls EU-wide flight restrictions
EU's COVID travel pass will expire nine months after last vaccine dose
A booster shot will be required to extend the certificate, which allows cross-border travellers to skip testing and quarantine.
EU countries advised to reintroduce restrictions on US travellers
The Delta variant is sending infections and hospitalisations soaring. The US is now registering more than 1,000 new cases per day, the highest level since March.
France tightens rules for travellers from UK and several EU countries
Unvaccinated travellers from the UK, Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, Greece and the Netherlands will need to show a negative COVID-19 test taken within 24 hours of departure.
Fully jabbed UK travellers arriving from France must still quarantine
Starting Monday, fully vaccinated UK residents returning from amber countries will no longer have to quarantine, except those arriving from France, the UK government announced on Friday.
Ryanair CEO: European countries must stop 'stupid' travel restrictions
Michael O’Leary thinks the latest round of restrictions imposed due to the spread of the Delta variant are "nonsensical" because the EU's COVID certificate is enough to normalise travel.
EE and O2 customers will soon have to pay roaming charges in the EU
Going on holiday to Europe just got more expensive for Brits.
EU confirms COVID travel restrictions should be lifted on US visitors
In addition to the US, EU representatives added five other countries -- North Macedonia, Albania, Serbia, Lebanon and Taiwan -- to the tourist travel list.
MEPs overwhelmingly back EU's COVID travel pass
The vote leaves just the European Council to rubber-stamp the legislation for it to come into effect by July 1.
Brussels unveils plans to reform borderless Schengen Area
The European Commission wants to improve the management of the external borders and also strengthen cooperation among Schengen states.
EU states agree to allow entry to bloc for vaccinated travellers
An EU spokesman said ambassadors of EU member states agreed to measures that will allow vaccinated travellers from third countries into the bloc.
Red, amber or green? UK fleshes out its traffic light rules for travel
The UK has unveiled a small list of countries and territories from which arrivals won't have to quarantine after May 17, including Portugal, Israel and Gibraltar.
EU Commission recommends entry of fully vaccinated non-EU travellers
Brussels considers that the latest scientific advice indicates that vaccination "considerably helps to break the transmission chain".
Belgium shuts borders to travellers from India, Brazil & South Africa
Belgium citizens and residents can fly back from these three countries but will have to submit to quarantine and COVID-19 tests.
Green Pass should be ready between May 17 and June 1, says Schinas
Vice-President Schinas told Euronews that EU governments and the European Parliament will fast-track the approval in time for the summer season.
EU vaccine passports might not be ready by the summer. Here’s why
Concerns on fundamental rights, discrimination, data privacy, and forgery are poised to become stumbling blocks for the cross-border pass.
Croatia opens its doors to digital nomads with a special visa
Meet Melissa Paul, the first person to take advantage of the country's new scheme for digital workers.
Spain in post-Brexit red tape row after UK residents denied entry
Several UK residents in Spain complained of being barred from flying to Madrid and Barcelona amid pandemic restrictions and confusion over post-Brexit documentation.
German passengers sue government over €94m repatriation bill
Repatriate flights from the Canary Islands and North Africa were costed at €200. Fares from Southern Africa and the Caribbean were set at €500 and returnees from South America and Asia had to pay €600 to return home. More than 60 lawsuits have been lodged.
EU and UK transport officials reprimand France over UK truck chaos
Thousands of hauliers remained stranded in mass gridlock in Kent on Christmas Eve, held up by the slow delivery of the COVID-19 tests demanded by France to enter its territory.
Do we need 'vaccine passports' to get Europe moving again?
The rollout of a viable coronavirus vaccine is bringing hope that the end of the pandemic is in sight. It will likely be months before normality returns. Could "vaccine passports" be the way forward to kickstart international travel and the global economy?
Sleeper trains in Europe boosted by two new cross-border lines in 2021
By the end of 2021, travellers will be able to close their eyes in Vienna and wake up in Paris. Another line will see passengers sleep their way through Germany as they go from Zurich to Amsterdam.
Passenger ferry with 400 people on board runs aground off Finland
The incident is the second of its kind in two months after another vessel from the same ferry company ran aground off the same archipelago in September.
EU agrees traffic light system for travel amid COVID-19 second wave
The EU has approved a traffic lights system for travel within the bloc, in an attempt to provide clarity for travellers amid a resurgence of coronavirus throughout the region
Ferry with nearly 300 people on board runs aground off Finland
The ferry struck the bottom of the sea just off the coast of Finland and ran itself aground to avoid sinking, say Finnish authorities.
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Red-listing of Ibiza and Mallorca a disaster for local businesses
Some of Spain’s world famous holiday destinations have become COVID-19 hotspots. Ibiza may be considered the clubbing capital of the world, but despite its dancefloors being silenced by the pandemic, infection rates in the Balearic islands are still climbing.