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Omicron Impacts Travel: Flight Cancellations Impact Winter Tavellers' Plans

Dec 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Chaos at US airports and the stress of spending hours standing in line and on the phone trying to rebook flights impacted the travellers as the sudden spread of Omicron variant of Covid-19 ruins the travel plans of millions.

Germany Tightens Travel Restrictions On UK Amid Omicron Scare

Dec 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

In view of the rapid spreading of Omicron variant in UK, Germany's national disease control center, Robert Koch Institute, included United Kingdom's name to the list of 'virus variant areas'.


Omicron Scare: How To Get Travel Insurance With Covid Cover?

With the Omicron variant spreading, travelling abroad or within India has again become uncertain. Here’s how you can get insurance to cover the uncertainty of quarantines and cancellations.

US To Allow Vaccinated Foreigners To Enter From Nov 8: What It Means For Indian Travellers

Nov 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

An estimated three million visa applications from Indians wanting to visit the United States, either for work, leisure or academics, will flood the US administration once the travel restrictions are eased.


UK Eases Travel Rules, Takes All Seven Countries Off Virus 'Red List'

Once the change takes effect on Monday, fully vaccinated travellers will no longer have to stay in a quarantine hotel for 11 nights at a cost of more than 2,000 pounds.

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28 October, 2021

Covid-19: New Zealand Eases Travel Rules But Tourists Not Welcome Yet

Associated Press (AP)

New Zealand officials said that quarantine requirements for citizens coming back home will be 7 days instead of 14. However, they didn't confirm when tourists might be welcome as well.


23 September, 2021

Covishield Certificate Recognition: UK Says, Working On 'Phased Approach' With India

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also raised the issue of 'mutual recognition of vaccine certificates' in the Global COVID Summit.


23 September, 2021

Ease International Travel By Mutual Recognition Of Vaccine Certificates: PM Modi

PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while speaking at Global COVID Summit in the US addressed the vaccine certificate recognition issue as Indians are facing quarantine upon arrival in the UK despite the inclusion of Covishield.


04 September, 2021

Philippines Revokes Travel Ban On India And 9 Other Countries Despite Surge In Covid Cases

Outlook Web Desk

The announcement came even as the country recorded its second highest number of COVID-19 cases with 20,310 infections on Friday, pushing the national tally to 2.04 million, The Manila Times newspaper reported.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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