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.
French Polynesia, Caribbean Islands Closing Its Borders to All Tourists
French Polynesia and islands in the French Caribbean have closed their borders as new coronavirus variants surge around the world. French Polynesia, which boasts overwater bungalows and brilliant aqua water over 118 Islands, including Tahiti and Bora Bora, will cut off travel from all countries on Feb. 3, according to Tahiti Tourisme.
CANADIANS OFFERED NEW TESTING OPTION FOR TRAVEL TO HAWAII
Canadians dreaming of a winter tropical vacation to Hawaii will be excited about WestJet’s new announcement to offer pre-flight COVID-19 tests for its passengers departing Calgary International Airport (YYC). The news is an important step towards reopening normal travel between Canada and Hawaii