Travel News: June 7th 2021

Denmark is re-opening to vaccinated tourists from UK and US

According to the official press release from government owned visitdenmark.com, it was announced that Denmark will open to fully vaccinated travelers from the US and UK already from now. European Union citizens can visit the country already when full vaccinated or with negative PCR tests.

Fully vaccinated means that they’ve had an EMA approved vaccine and that it has been at least 14 days since the final dose. There are no longer any restrictions in terms of ‘worthy purpose’, testing and isolation for these travelers.

Unvaccinated children traveling with vaccinated grown ups are also allowed entry, but will have to test. The same is the case for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

For further travel possibilities in the country, please click here and access visitdenmark.com

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AirAsia offers special flights to Sydney, australia

According to ttrweekly.com, AirAsia X will offer repatriation flights between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Sydney, Australia this month, the airline reported at the weekend.

Limited seats are on sale now on the AirAsia super app and airasia.com website, and will be subject to availability and based on demand. While there are currently two return flights on sale in June, there will be more flights available and on sale soon, between Kuala Lumpur and Sydney.

Seats are on sale now on the AirAsia super app and airasia.com on the below-listed dates:

Kuala Lumpur to Sydney
– 6 June
– 13 June  

Sydney to Kuala Lumpur
– 7 June
– 14 June

For the rest of the article, please click here and continue reading on ttrweekly.com

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Canada is prepared to Ease Quarantine Rules for Vaccinated Travelers

According to Kait Bolongaro and Shelly Hagan from Bloomberg, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is preparing to ease Canada’s border restrictions for travelrs who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Canada is making plans to loosen the current 14-day isolation period for travelers who have received two vaccine doses, Bloomberg reported. Travelers entering Canada would still be tested for the coronavirus and may be required to quarantine for a shorter period, according to the report.

The plan is expected be announced within days. Separately, Politico reported late on Monday that Canada was eyeing the date of June 22 to begin loosening restrictions at the U.S. border.

The Canadian government has…for the rest of the article, please click here and continue reading on Bloomberg.

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Southwest airlines Returns To Guanacaste, Costa Rica

According to Andrew Curran from Simple Flying, Southwest Airlines resumed flights to Costa Rica on the weekend after a year-long stop. The Central American country was a longtime Southwest destination, however the airline suspended flights in early 2020. On Sunday, Southwest Airlines recommenced two flights into Costa Rica, one to Alajuela, San Jose (SJO), and the other to Liberia, Guanacaste (LIR).

“We’re excited to continue reestablishing previously served international service by reuniting the warm hospitality of Costa Rica with the heart and value of Southwest,” said Southwest’s Andrew Watterson.

On Sunday, Southwest Airlines kicked off daily nonstop flights from Houston’s Hobby Airport (HOU) to Liberia, Guanacaste, and Alajuela, San Jose. The Southwest flight to Liberia, WN691, pushes back daily from Houston at 10:45 to land at Liberia’s Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport at 13:10. The return service to Houston, WN817, departs Liberia at 14:10 and touches down in Houston at 18:35. Flying time is around three and a half hours.

Passengers heading to Alajuela depart… for the rest of the article, please click here and continue reading on Simple Flying.

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covid-vaccinated australians could be allowed to travel soon

According to Joe Cusmano from traveldailymedia.com, Federal Health Minister of Australia Greg Hunt told the Coalition party room the government has set up a task force to examine what the vaccine could mean for Australia’s travel rules, according to The Guardian.

Australia closed its borders in March 2020 in response to the coronavirus pandemic imposing two weeks hotel quarantine on those arriving in the country. Outbound travel is also banned – which was upheld by the full federal court on Tuesday – although more than 140,000 Australian citizens and residents have travelled overseas for critical business, on compassionate grounds or for other exempted reasons.

Australians who have been vaccinated against Covid would be able to leave the country and return with less strict quarantine requirements. For the rest of the article, please click here and continue reading on traveldailymedia.com

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