What are the travel rules in the UK?

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(CNN) — As of today, going on holiday is no longer illegal for travelers from England, Scotland and Wales.

While the move has been met with relief from those eager to take a foreign holiday, many have been left confused by the new travel regulations, along with the risk-based “traffic light” system that’s now in place.

Here’s everything you need to know about the UK travel rules.

Can UK residents now travel abroad for a holiday?

From May 17, residents of England, Scotland and Wales are allowed to go on vacation now that restrictions which made it illegal to travel
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The human cost of Biden’s India travel ban

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For the more than 2.7 million Indian immigrants who have put down roots in the US, President Joe Biden’s decision to ban most travel from their home country as its health system collapses under a surge of coronavirus cases has come at a price.

The ban, which went into effect on May 4, is similar to those imposed on travelers from other countries, including China and the UK. But Indians who have lived in the US for years told Vox that, as a result of the ban and visa processing delays, they have been stranded abroad, barred from bringing their

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Summer travel 2021: Things are booking up, but you can still plan a getaway

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(CNN) — The wait-and-see approach to travel right now is prudent from a health perspective. From a booking perspective, maybe not so much.
US airfares are on the rise, rental cars are in short supply and sifting through vacation home rental sites for gems in popular destinations is the new doomscrolling for some Americans desperate for a getaway within the United States.
Carrie Shevlin owns three rental properties in Cape San Blas, along Florida’s “Forgotten Coast” an hour southeast of Panama City. One of them is under construction — still in the framing stage — and already has bookings for
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Emirates Air faced “tough year” as virus looms over travel

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DUBAI – Passenger levels for the Middle East’s largest airlines plummeted by 70% last year and it furloughed more than a quarter of its staff due to the coronavirus pandemic, Emirates’ chairman and chief executive said Monday.

Despite the turbulence of last year and the continued uncertainty around global travel, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum said he expects passenger levels for Dubai’s flagship carrier to climb back to nearly three-fourths of what they were before the COVID-19 outbreak by the end of the year.

“It’s been a very tough year,” Al Maktoum said. “Our focus today is more on

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Travel stocks sink as Indian variant of COVID virus throw holidays into doubt

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The World Economy Is Suddenly Running Low on Everything

(Bloomberg) — A year ago, as the pandemic ravaged country after country and economies shuddered, consumers were the ones panic-buying. Today, on the rebound, it’s companies furiously trying to stock up. Mattress producers to car manufacturers to aluminum foil makers are buying more material than they need to survive the breakneck speed at which demand for goods is recovering and assuage that primal fear of running out. The frenzy is pushing supply chains to the brink of seizing up. Shortages, transportation bottlenecks and price spikes are nearing the highest levels

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Atlanta airport lines snake through terminal as travel ramps up

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In addition to being in the terminal two hours early, travelers should allow extra time if they are parking, since some parking lots remain closed due to the pandemic and some lots that are open reach capacity during busy periods.

Parking and security aren’t the only pinch points at the airport. Lines for Southwest Airlines baggage check on Monday morning extended down a hallway inside the terminal, and a queue of travelers outside was waiting for Southwest’s curbside check-in.

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Business travelers have been slow to return to the skies, but more people are venturing out for vacations

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Hong Kong, Singapore Delay Anticipated Travel Bubble Again

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An air travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong has been delayed as the city-state battles an increase in unlinked cases tied to a more aggressive and transmissible coronavirus strain, prompting Hong Kong to add Singapore to its list of high-risk nations.

A further announcement on the travel corridor should be made on or before June 13, the Hong Kong government said in a statement Monday. Singapore Minister for Transport S. Iswaran said that as the island nation is unable to meet the criteria to start the travel bubble, both sides have agreed to defer the launch, which was due

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Singapore, Hong Kong postpone launch of travel bubble as Covid cases rise

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Singapore Airlines crew members and travelers at the transit hall of Changi Airport in Singapore on Jan. 14, 2021.

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SINGAPORE — Singapore and Hong Kong have once again pushed back the start date of a long-anticipated air travel bubble arrangement, the two cities announced Monday.

The travel bubble, which would have allowed travelers to skip quarantine, had been planned to begin on May 26. The scheme has faced multiple rounds of delays from its initial launch date in November 2020.

Singapore’s transport ministry said in a statement that “in light of the recent

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Business travel has disappeared. Will it ever come back?

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For countless executives and salespeople, business trips have been a bedrock of corporate life — loathed by some, loved by others but accepted by all as a necessity (sweetened by millions of frequent flyer miles). Employees needed to fly to meet clients, drum up new business and grab some face time with the boss at headquarters.
Then came the coronavirus pandemic, which grounded travelers and forced many companies to find news ways of doing things. Zoom replaced face to face meetings, even if there is something awkward about video chats. Phone calls filled the gaps. Clients stayed clients, deals got
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Bacchanal Buffet reopening at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas: Travel Weekly

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Closed for more than a year because of the pandemic, Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace will reopen May 20 with a multimillion-dollar redesign, more than 30 new dishes and the introduction of reservations.

When it opened in 2012, the $17 million Bacchanal Buffet helped set a new standard for buffet service in the city. A team of specialized chefs oversaw the preparation of the global cuisine in nine open kitchens.

Caesars asked the buffet’s original designer, Tetsuo Aoyagi of Tokyo, to assist with Bacchanal’s transformation. Textures and materials such as glass and stone, reminiscent of ice caves and mountains, retain

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