Australia and New Zealand to open COVID safe travel zone

The prime ministers of Australia and New Zealand have agreed to “safe travel zone” plan that will be gradually rolled out, Australian Deputy PM Michael McCormack announced Friday.

Details: McCormack said the travel “bubble” will initially see Kiwis who aren’t in a COVID-19 hot spot permitted to fly to New South Wales and the Northern Territory from Oct. 16 without mandatory quarantine. But NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has made

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How Safe Is Travel by Air In COVID Time? A JAMA Article Says It’s Safer Than You Think

People are generally poor at evaluating relative risk. They will drive long distances – something that is certainly relevant now – rather than fly, even though the risk of a fatal auto accident is much greater than that of a plane crash. They fear a flu vaccine but not the flu. 

But at this time, normally logical choices are nearly impossible because the knowledge of COVID is constantly evolving. People,

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Belize Officially Reopens International Airport To Leisure Travel, Outlines Safe Corridor for Visiting Tourists

BELIZE CITY, Belize, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the country of Belize officially reopened the Philip Goldson International Airport (BZE) welcoming inbound leisure travel for international visitors, with approved hotels and tour operators only. The decision to reopen the international airport, which was closed due to COVID-19 restrictions in late-March, as well as launch Phase 3 of the destination’s five-phased Travel Reopening Plan, was made in conjunction with

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9 tips to stay safe on your next adventure

By Travel Reporter Time of article publishedSep 18, 2020

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While you wear your mask and practice social distancing, it’s vital to also ensure that you exercise caution while exploring during level 1 lockdown.

Charnel Hattingh, National Marketing and Communications Manager at Fidelity ADT, says crime has steadily increased as lockdown restrictions have decreased.

She provides some tips to stay protected:

Carry as little

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WTTC unveils guidelines for safe return to adventure tourism | News

The World Travel & Tourism Council has unveiled the latest set of measures designed to rebuild global consumer confidence.

The latest protocols for the global tourism sector focus on measures to ensure the reopening of adventure tourism, which should see an increase in popularity as travellers seek more unique experiences post Covid-19.

WTTC held detailed discussions with key stakeholders and organisations to ensure maximum buy-in, alignment and practical implementation.


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How to have a safe and exciting Virginia Staycation

So many of us loved to travel before the pandemic hit. So how can you still get your travel fix while while being safe?

WASHINGTON — Gabby Beckford is known as a Generation Z Travel Expert. At 25, she’s passionate about zipping around the world and just left a full-time engineering gig in February to make traveling her life.

But right when she made the switch, that’s when she found

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How To Plan A Safe Autumn Stargazing Getaway

Over the past six months, the travel industry has been dramatically altered. Many of us are uncertain what travel – if any – is safe to do right now… or when we can go back to traveling “normally.”

Some forms of travel have begun to return, especially outdoor adventures and road trips. Often overlooked, astronomy travel is another great way to get away while still practicing safe travel and

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Everything You Need to Know About Safe Travel to Mexico’s Beach Destinations

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The best beach destinations in Mexico have been through some challenges this year, but thanks to quick action and firm leadership, Mexico travel restrictions are being lifted and Mexico family vacations have resumed across the country. Travelers who desire to vacation in Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta might wonder “Is it safe to travel to Mexico right now?

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Holidays: Safe holiday destinations for winter breaks – Italy, Greece, Turkey and more | Travel News | Travel

Holidays have to be undertaken with a great deal of precaution now. The UK government has very strict travel rules in place, with only a selection of destinations on the ‘safe’ list. What’s more, countries can be removed from this list with very little notice, making going on holiday even more stressful.

“It is difficult to commit to a winter holiday with the travel corridors constantly changing, but there are

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Is it safe to travel for the holidays? Here’s what doctors, a microbiologist, and a travel pro told us.

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  • This year, the holiday travel period overlaps with a possible second wave of COVID-19, as well as cold and flu season.
  • Many will be left wondering: is it safe to travel for the holidays? Or perhaps more importantly, should I travel?
  • If you’re considering visiting
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Is holiday travel safe during COVID, according to experts

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  • This year, the holiday travel period overlaps with a possible second wave of COVID-19, as well as cold and flu season.
  • Many will be left wondering: is it safe to travel for the holidays? Or perhaps more importantly, should I travel?
  • If you’re considering visiting family or taking an end
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What is the government’s advice for safe travelling during the pandemic?

Coronavirus – Mon Jul 27, 2020

With rules around socialising changing today, the Department for Transport has issued an ‘easy to read’ guide to travelling during the pandemic.

This covers rules about what types of transport you should prioritise, and how to travel safely if you have to. Here are the most important points for those on the move in England – some rules might be different in Northern Ireland,

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TUI offers low-cost deals on holidays to Turkey & Cyprus- ‘safe’ travel corridor countries | Travel News | Travel

Though rapidly changing travel corridors might be a cause for concern for some holidaymakers, TUI is encouraging Britons to jet off by slashing the cost of holidays to some “safe” destinations. Package deals to Turkey and Cyprus have been reduced by as much as £650 and £450 respectively.

A seven-night all-inclusive holiday to Turkey’s The Land of Legends rest in Antalya is down from £1,296 per person to £719.


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Accommodation industry restarts Oct. 1 with ‘safe staycation’ campaign targeted at locals

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By Zsarlene B. Chua, Senior Reporter

HOTELS AND RESORTS in many areas will be allowed to accept guests again starting Oct. 1, with the Department of Tourism (DoT) hoping to restart operations geared towards domestic holidaymakers with a “safe staycation” campaign.

“We welcome the approval of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) to permit ‘staycations’ or a minimum of an

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riveting moments tease out how we feel safe

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Chapel Royal, Dublin Castle
With live performances rare and careful right now, there’s a sense of ritual and sacredness to the experience; the slow entry and movement, the sanitising, the deliberate placing. This is even more pronounced in a theatre performance in the deconsecrated Gothic Revival chapel at Dublin Castle. The themes, too – safety, exposure, policing, public order – are tailored both to the

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Is it Safe to Travel? How to Vacation Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Several months into the pandemic and many of the guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to stop the spread of COVID-19 haven’t changed much: Wear masks, socially distance, wash your hands and stay home as much as possible. However, with pandemic fatigue weighing on people around the world, it seems difficult, especially for avid travelers, to stomach the idea of not being able to go on

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Airlines say flying is safe in COVID-19 era, but study reveals potential for superspreader disaster

SAN JOSE, Calif. — How risky is it to fly during the coronavirus pandemic?

For clues, consider the travel histories of two of the country’s top infectious disease experts, each with parents on the other side of the country. One hasn’t flown since January when the new coronavirus was just emerging as a global threat.

The other just flew back to San Francisco after visiting his 90-year-old father in Florida

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How to Stay Safe While Traveling

While some of us have the ability to work from home and cancel travel, there are plenty of people who do not. For those who must take a plane, train, bus or taxi or drive a long distance, for business or personal reasons, we’ve compiled some expert tips for staying safe and healthy.

Disclaimer: The information and recommendations we provide below are consistent with the information available from the US

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Is It Safe to Travel During the Coronavirus? Flight Experts Weigh In

Whether you’re planning an essential trip or a post-pandemic getaway, one thing’s for certain: traveling will change because of the coronavirus. After months of sheltering in place, Americans are treating their cabin fever with local staycations and long-distance road trips in record numbers. And as perceptions that the threat of Covid-19 is easing up (fact check: it’s not), travelers are likely going to feel safer taking to the skies.


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How safe is air travel during pandemic?

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