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Wanderer’s Weekly Travel News for the week of March 8th, 2021
European Travel News
“How to Think About Booking Summer Travel in Europe
It’s complicated. But it’s not impossible.”
– via Bloomberg
Another summer season without Europe? We don’t think so and neither does Bloomberg. Read their predictions about how, when, and where you can travel to Europe in 2021.
“When can I travel to Europe again?”
– via Skyscanner
A country-by-country guide to current restrictions and announcements that have been made for American travelers who want to visit Europe in 2021.
“Bookings surge as Greece set to reopen on May 14”
– via The Telegraph
Greece will allow tourists who have already had COVID to visit from mid-May, as well as those who are vaccinated and others who have tested negative.
COVID-19 Travel News
“EU announces plans for digital COVID-19 vaccine ‘passport’”
– via The Seattle Times
The EU has officially confirmed that they are working toward the development and implementation of a digital green passport – a draft of the legislation is expected to arrive by March 17th.
“Europe’s Covid-19 ‘hotspots’ to be sent four million more vaccine doses”
– via The Local
“The European Union will receive an extra four million BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine doses over the next two weeks to be deployed to Covid-19 “hotspots”, European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday.”
“The CDC’s new guidance still discourages travel for the vaccinated. Experts disagree on whether it should.”
– Via The Washington Post
While the guidelines stated that individuals who received their second dose could attend small gatherings maskless, the CDC ‘deemed inadvisable because of the potential for vaccinated people to carry and transmit coronavirus to others who are not vaccinated.’
“What Fully Vaccinated Travelers Need to Know Before Planning a Trip”
– Via Condé Nast Traveler
What considerations do you need to make once you’re vaccinated and what are the professionals saying?