Australia Just Extended Its COVID Travel Ban for Another 3 Months
Australia is officially extending its international travel ban for three more months. Australia's government announced Tuesday that it is extending the travel ban through June 17, 2021. The initial ban had been set to expire on March 17, however, the government noted fear that the rest of the world "continues to pose an unacceptable public health risk" to its borders, Australia's 7 News reported.
Nicaragua Reopening For Tourism – Everything You Need To Know
One interesting detail about Nicaragua reopening for tourism is the fact that they never truly closed in the first place. During the height of the pandemic when many other nations sealed their borders, the government of Nicaragua never issued a decree to fully close, very similar to the route Mexico took.
Iceland to Open Borders to All Vaccinated Travellers
Iceland’s Justice Minister just announced that the country will open its borders to travellers from outside Europe who have been vaccinated against COVID-19. According to current regulations, Iceland’s borders are closed to all travellers outside the Schengen Area, EEA, EFTA, and EU, regardless of their vaccination status. Justice Minister Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir stated the change would take effect this week.