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Will the EU bar Americans? Bloc debates who should be allowed when travel resumes

Americans may be among those blocked from visiting European Union countries once they reopen their borders to visitors outside of the continent starting July 1. . 

Kasper Zeuthen, a senior media adviser for the EU’s delegation to the US, said the European Commission will recommend progressively lifting travel restrictions based on objective criteria that measure the scope of the pandemic in each country.  

The first yardstick: “The epidemiological situation in a given country … should be as good as or better than in the EU,” he said.

According to EU data, the bloc, plus the United Kingdom, has 1.5 million

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Is international travel allowed yet? See when Jamaica, St. Bart’s, Austria plan to reopen borders

Americans with a bad case of wanderlust may have to wait until later this summer to vacation abroad – and while some countries, including Spain, have announced target dates to reopen, the pickings will be slim for a while.

Parts of Mexico and the Caribbean have targeted dates in early to mid-June for reopening from coronavirus restrictions, and the Bahamas are planning to open July 1. But Europe will lag, opening first to other citizens of European Union and Schengen Area countries before welcoming international visitors at a later date.

At least one EU member nation has announced a target

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What is an air bridge that allowed coronavirus travel?

Still holding out for a holiday abroad this summer? If so, you might be disappointed to learn that as of Monday, [JUNE 8] anyone arriving into the UK will have to quarantine for two weeks to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus.

This means even if you were able to escape for a one-week holiday in July, you’d need to stay at home for a further 14 days on your return.

Home Secretary Priti Patel recently laid out the new travel plans, despite the fact that at the moment the government’s advice is to avoid all but essential travel.


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