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Travel Is Getting Tougher

Covid-19 tests. Quarantines. Cancelled routes. Traveling between countries -- and sometimes within a country -- is getting tougher due to new, more contagious variants of the coronavirus. Here's what you need to know.

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    • Canada
    • Justin Trudeau
Travel Is Getting Tougher
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    Canada Cracks Down Hard On International Travel

    Canada Cracks Down Hard On International Travel

    Canada is laying down much stricter restrictions on travelers in an effort to thwart the new, more contagious variants of the novel coronavirus. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has asked nicely, cajoled, implored and pleaded with Canadians to stay home and avoid all travel. But he has not been able to …

    Germany to Ban Travelers from Britain, Portugal

    Germany to Ban Travelers from Britain, Portugal

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    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany is preparing entry bans for travellers from Britain, Portugal, Brazil and South Africa to limit the spread of the more contagious variants of the coronavirus raging in these countries, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Thursday. “To protect our population, there …

    Portugal Extends Lockdown, Restricts Travel

    Portugal Extends Lockdown, Restricts Travel

    With a population of 10 million, Portugal reported a record 303 COVID-19 deaths and 16,432 new cases, and now has the world’s highest per capita seven-day averages of both new cases and deaths. “The number of deaths is growing at an unimaginable pace,” said Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de …

    World's Busiest Air Route Hit by Covid Ban

    World's Busiest Air Route Hit by Covid Ban

    (CNN) — New travel bans imposed by the United Kingdom limiting arrivals from the United Arab Emirates and other destinations in an attempt to curb the spread of Covid are likely to impact what has become the world's busiest airline route. The UK on Friday imposed the new restrictions as it tightened …

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