Denmark Relaxes Travel Restrictions, Opens For EU Tourists

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Denmark has become the latest European country to relax its entry requirements as Europe continues its slow return to reopening for tourism. Moving into its third phase of reopening, Denmark now allows tourists from EU and Schengen countries to visit the country—with some restrictions.

As of May 12, Denmark had recorded 262,159 positive Covid-19 test results leading to 2,499 deaths. Denmark’s vaccination program was hit by a delay following the decision to stop the rollout of the AstraZeneca vaccine. To date, 27.52% of Danish

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Covid tests for travel: how to get a green light for takeoff | Consumer affairs

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This summer, holidays could be a testing time if you are travelling overseas – many countries including the UK are demanding proof that you do not have Covid-19 before you arrive, which could mean taking tests on the way and the way back.

The good news is that prices for the tests are falling. The bad news is that trying to get your head around the complex rules and multitude of options is no easy task.

There are two things to think about: the test(s) you may be required to take before you travel from the UK; and the

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Pandemic travel news update: UK opens to international ‘green’ list

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(CNN) — Now that the world is starting to open back up, CNN Travel is helping you make plans for 2021 and beyond through these weekly round-ups of travel news.

Come here to learn about the attractions opening their doors, the destinations relaxing entry rules, and the places where Covid spikes have forced authorities to pull down shutters.

Openings

English people will finally be able to hug each other on Monday.

This isn’t due to a relaxation of the country’s “stiff upper lip,” but rather the next stage of easing coronavirus restrictions in England.

As well as cautious physical

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Mexico’s Caribbean coast at “imminent risk” of lockdown: Travel Weekly

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — The governor of Mexico’s resort-studded Caribbean coast said Thursday his state is at “imminent risk” of returning to lockdown as coronavirus cases there rose steadily.

Gov. Carlos Joaquin said the state of Quintana Roo, home to resorts like Cancun, Cozumel and Tulum, has seen five weeks of increases in cases.

Joaquin suggested that increased tourism around Easter played a role in the rise. Anecdotal evidence suggests tourists are attracted to Mexico’s Caribbean resorts in part because there has been no lockdown and sanitary measures are largely voluntary. Many visitors shed their masks when they reach their

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DACA recipients win permits to travel outside the U.S.

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After a Long Beach educational organization sued the Biden administration last month, several dozen immigrants have received travel permits to study abroad.

The approvals came just in time for the students’ trip to Mexico, which is part of a Cal State Long Beach program and is scheduled to begin Saturday.

All the applicants have been spared from deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which temporarily shields so-called Dreamers who came to the United States as children and have lived here without legal immigration status. A provision under DACA allows for legal travel for work, school or

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Whitmer’s chief of staff takes blame for lack of ‘clarity’ on Florida trip, says travel fund paid for it

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s private round trip to Florida to see her ailing father was paid for from a fund that’s used for travel not covered by tax dollars, her chief of staff said Friday.

The cost was $27,521, with Whitmer personally paying $855 of that amount, according to the Michigan Transition 2019 website, which lists donations and expenses. The nonprofit was initially formed for inauguration events.

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The 10 Best, Safest US States for Summer Travel in 2021

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At some point this year — probably June or July, according to most state legislators — coronavirus restrictions will ease and we will all re-emerge, like bears from their slumber, into polite society. To help you readjust, we’ll be sharing some advice on grooming, fitness, getting dressed in something besides sweatpants (but also sweatpants), how to manage your stress and mental health, dating, concert and bar etiquette, and more.

Based on the uptick in travel bookings in correlation with vaccine distribution and overall optimism as we approach the summer months, it appears that we’ll soon be bravely entering a new

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Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli ask court for travel permission to Mexico

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Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli are asking a federal judge to grant them permission to jet set down to Mexico for a family vacation.

The husband and wife duo, who each recently finished individual prison sentences for their roles in the infamous college admissions scandal, filed court documents through their attorneys seeking approval to travel to San Jose del Cabo for the period of a week in June. The couple argues the court should say yes as they claim they’ve been abiding by the conditions of their supervised releases, according to legal filings obtained by Page Six and TMZ. 

“Ms.

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Airbnb Stock: Earnings Were Better Than Expected Thanks to More Travel

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posted stronger-than-expected first quarter revenue, as the company continues to reshape its business as the economy begins to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic.

For the quarter, Airbnb (ticker: ABNB) posted revenue of $887 million, up 5% from the year ago quarter, or 3% higher in constant currency. Gross booking value was $10.3 billion, up 52% from a year ago, reflecting a pick-up in travel, and up 3% from the same quarter in 2019.

The company had a loss in the quarter of $1.17 billion, or $1.95 a share, including a $377 million loss related to

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How to (Safely) Take a Surf Trip This Summer

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Look at the numbers.

According to TSA data for this time of year – just ahead of the summer travel season – about ~2.5 million passengers passed through checkpoints per day during this period in 2019, then a slim ~100,000 last year, followed by ~1.5 million this year.

Yeah, due to COVID-19, travel has looked more like a rollercoaster ride than a seatbelt-sign-off, cocktail-service cruising altitude flight. But, judging by the recent upswing in travelers and the universal feeling of restlessness, it appears that people are starting to emerge from their pandemic hibernations and venture out further than the grocery

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