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    Canada makes negative Covid-19 report mandatory for entry

    The post Canada makes negative Covid-19 report mandatory for entry appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. People who travel to Canada will be required to present documentation of a negative laboratory test to the airline before they board their plane. The test must be performed using a Covid-19 molecular polymerase chain reaction (or PCR) test and must be taken within 72 hours prior to the traveller’s scheduled departure to Canada. “Our government remains committed to protecting the health and safety of Canadians. These new measures will provide another layer of protection for Canadians as we continue to assess public health risks and work to limit the spread…

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    Russia mulls COVID-19 vaccination certificates for cross-border travel

    The post Russia mulls COVID-19 vaccination certificates for cross-border travel appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the government to consider issuing certificates to those who had been inoculated with domestic vaccines against COVID-19 for overseas travels, a document published by the Kremlin showed. The document also said the government has been tasked with making the certificates internationally recognisable. Russia, which has the world’s fourth highest number of COVID-19 cases, is putting high hopes on several domestically produced vaccines. It started wide-scale vaccination against the disease last month. More than 800,000 people in Russia have been inoculated so far and more than…

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    Air New Zealand begins quarantine-free flights to Brisbane

    The post Air New Zealand begins quarantine-free flights to Brisbane appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Air New Zealand will operate its first quarantine-free flight from Auckland to Brisbane on 7 January. Passengers travelling on this flight will not be required to quarantine on arrival in Brisbane. Before customers travel to Australia they are required to complete the Australia Travel Declaration form stating they have been in New Zealand the preceding 14 days. Air New Zealand’s chief customer and sales officer Leanne Geraghty said flight NZ147 will depart Auckland at 7:40am with passengers on board not required to quarantine on arrival in Brisbane. “Flights from Auckland to…

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    My Emirates Pass is Back to Sweeten 2021

    The post My Emirates Pass is Back to Sweeten 2021 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Emirates is making travel to Dubai even sweeter in 2021 with the return of My Emirates Pass – an exclusive offer that turns the Emirates boarding pass into a membership card giving customers deals and discounts in over 450 restaurants, leisure destinations, and retail outlets across UAE. The pass has been extended this year giving customers even more chances to explore UAE for less. Emirates’ customers flying to and through Dubai from 1 January to 30 September 2021 can take advantage of the exclusive offers by simply presenting their Emirates boarding…

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    Thailand FDA approves new Covid-19 testing kit

    The post Thailand FDA approves new Covid-19 testing kit appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In an effort to provide vaccination against the Covid-19 pandemic in Thailand, a team at Prince of Songkhla University in the south of Thailand has created a new Covid-19 test kit. This has demonstrated 99% accuracy in detecting antibodies in the blood within 15 minutes. Assistant Professor at the university and head of the research team, Thirakamol Pengsakul, said that, as 90% of infected people are asymptomatic, the kit has been created to detect antibodies in those exposed to the virus within the previous week or two. It has already been approved…