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    Three travel advice you didn’t know you needed

    The post Three travel advice you didn’t know you needed appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Many thought that things will get better by the holidays with the news of effective vaccines now available. Some people whose holiday was thwarted by lockdown postponed their vacation this year. However, the emergence of a more contagious strain of COVID-19 forced many countries to impose border restrictions to prevent the entry of the new strain. With a lot of uncertainty surrounding travel, some travellers are considering what to do with their travel plans. James Lynn, co-CEO and co-founder of travel debit card Currensea, has put together advice in response to…

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    Coronavirus – Maldives travel advice

    Coronavirus travel health Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Maldives on the TravelHealthPro website. See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic. International travel Direct flights from the Maldives to England are currently prohibited. From 8 June, direct flights can arrive in England from the Maldives, but they must arrive at dedicated terminals at Heathrow and Birmingham airports. Different requirements may apply for arrivals into Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Entry and borders See Entry requirements to find out what you will need to do when you arrive in Maldives. Travel in Maldives A Public…

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    Can I visit the Maldives? Latest travel advice as the country remains red-listed

    While the Maldives is currently welcoming tourists, it remains on the UK’s red list. Britons returning from the Maldives must quarantine for 10 days in a Government approved hotel, at a cost of £1,750 per person. This won’t change at least until the next review, penciled in for June 28. Despite having vaccinated more than 70 per cent of its population, infections have been flaring across the island nation. While the case count remains high, it is at least falling. As of June 2, its seven-day case rate is 1,260 per 100,000; down nearly 40 per cent on the previous week. By comparison, the UK’s is at 35 per 100K. That said, its overall…