US travel

No COVID-19 testing requirement for those travelling to the US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic and will reassess the need for a testing requirement if the situation changes.

published on : 11th June 2022

Exercise increased caution while travelling to India due to crime and terrorism: US travel advisory

The State Department's travel advisory comes a day after the CDC has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice due to COVID-19.

published on : 30th March 2022

Omicron alert: Everything you need to know about the new rules for US-bound travel

Beginning next week, travelers heading to the U.S. will be required to show evidence of a negative test for the virus within one day of boarding their flight. The previous period was three days.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Omicron threat: Biden to review Covid travel ban 'week to week'

Asked how long travel restrictions that took effect Monday on South Africa and seven other southern African countries would remain in place,  Biden said it "kind of depends."

published on : 1st December 2021

Omicron Covid variant: US, Canada impose travel ban for foreigners from African countries

Travel will be mostly banned starting Monday from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique and Malawi, a senior official said.

published on : 27th November 2021

Emotions run high as Indian families, friends reunite as US opens travel for vaccinated tourists

The coronavirus pandemic had prompted the US to close its borders to international travellers from many countries, including India, last year.

published on : 9th November 2021

US to allow international visitors, here are the new travel rules

The new rules allow air travel from previously restricted countries as long as the traveller has proof of being jabbed with any WHO-recognized vaccine and a negative COVID-19 test. 

published on : 8th November 2021

US to lift restrictions for fully vaccinated travellers from November 8, Japan to ease border curbs

Fully vaccinated travellers will continue to be required to show a pre-departure negative test taken within three days of travel to the US prior to boarding.

published on : 6th November 2021

Tamil Nadu government's free bus travel scheme continues to draw praise from Perambalur women

Nearly three lakh commuters have so far benefited from the move made available in 32 TNSTC buses plying the district.

published on : 28th October 2021

Tamil Nadu government's free bus travel scheme continues to draw praise from Perambalur women

Nearly three lakh commuters have so far benefited from the move made available in 32 TNSTC buses plying in the district.

published on : 28th October 2021

Border residents rejoice as US says it will lift travel ban

Shopping malls and big box retailers in U.S. border towns whose parking spaces had been filled by cars with Mexican license plates were hit hard by travel restrictions.

published on : 14th October 2021

US President Joe Biden to ease foreign travel restrictions, full vaccination required

It was not immediately clear which vaccines would be acceptable under the U.S.-system and whether those unapproved in the U.S. could be used. Zients said that decision would be up to the CDC.

published on : 20th September 2021

EU set to recommend reinstating restrictions on US travellers

The European Council updates the list based on criteria relating to coronavirus infection levels. It gets reviewed every two weeks.

published on : 30th August 2021

US plans to require COVID-19 shots for foreign travellers

Non-U.S. residents who have been to China, the European Schengen area, the Unite Kingdom, Ireland, Brazil, South Africa and India in the prior 14 days are prohibited from entering the US.

published on : 5th August 2021