travel restrictions

Variant of Concern ‘Omicron’: PM Modi asks officials to review plans for easing of international travel restrictions 

PM spoke about the need to be proactive in light of the new variant. 

published on : 27th November 2021

Singapore to open quarantine-free vaccinated travel lanes to six countries from next month

Fully vaccinated travellers from Thailand may enter Singapore under the quarantine-free travel lane (VTL) from December 14.

published on : 26th November 2021

UK adds Covaxin to list of approved vaccines for international travellers

Like other vaccinated travellers, including those jabbed with Covishield, they are required to pre-book a PCR or Lateral Flow Test on arrival in England, to be taken before the end of day 2.

published on : 22nd November 2021

New outbreak prompts China to lock down university campus

Starting November 17, 2021, Beijing, will require all people arriving from other parts of the country by plane, train or car to produce a negative virus test taken over the previous 48 hours.

published on : 15th November 2021

Restrictions lifted, fully vaccinated passengers from India can travel to US

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

published on : 8th 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

China continues to be vague on permitting stranded Indians return 

Over 23,000 Indian students studying in Chinese colleges, mostly medicine, hundreds of businessmen, employees, and their families have been stuck in India since last year.

published on : 3rd November 2021

Beijing clamps new curbs amid rise in COVID-19 cases in China

Health officials are visiting residential compounds to physically verify the travel records of the people living there.

published on : 1st November 2021

India withdraws travel advisory that added Covid checks, restrictions on UK arrivals

Earlier this month, India had said that all British nationals arriving in India from the UK will have to undergo a mandatory 10-day quarantine if they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

published on : 13th October 2021

UK eases travel advisory restrictions for more countries 

The UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) said the change means people will be able to travel to even more destinations with greater ease, covered by travel insurance.

published on : 9th October 2021

Virus measures stop legal return of thousands to New Zealand

New Zealanders desperate to return to their home country are forced each week to enter a lottery for coveted beds in quarantine hotels. 

published on : 7th October 2021

US cannot stop issuing visas during travel bans, federal judge rules

Federal judge James E. Boasberg put a halt to the State Department practice of not issuing visas to travellers from other countries when travel bans are in place.

published on : 7th October 2021

Australia won't welcome foreign tourists until at least 2022

The severe travel restrictions, which have trapped most Australians at home and kept most foreigners out, have led to the lowest level of immigration since World War II.

published on : 5th October 2021

Countries on vaccine eligibility list under 'constant review': UK on India's reciprocal actions

The British government is yet to officially respond to India's plans to impose quarantine restrictions on vaccinated British travellers from Monday.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Inter-state travel restrictions to protect fundamental right to life and health: Karnataka tells Kerala HC

Karnataka made it clear that the requirement for negative RT PCR reports is only a temporary measure

published on : 2nd September 2021
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