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    Virgin Australia Extends Free Booking Flexibility

    The post Virgin Australia Extends Free Booking Flexibility appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Virgin Australia announced last week that is offering booking flexibility for travel until 30 June this year.   The extended flexibility, for customers whose holiday plans have been spoiled by the Christmas virus outbreak, is part of Virgin ‘Passenger Promise’, travellers able to make unlimited date changes to bookings made by 31 March 2021, without incurring any change fees, for travel until 30 June 2021. A Virgin spokesman made the announcement which offers customers peace of mind when making new bookings or changing an existing booking. “We’re committed to our guests during these…

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    India extends ban on international flights till 28 February

    The post India extends ban on international flights till 28 February appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The Indian government has extended the ban on international commercial flights till 28 February, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said in a circular. Earlier, the ban on scheduled overseas flights was supposed to end on 31 January after a ten-month gap. Dedicated cargo flights and those specifically allowed by the civil aviation regulator such as flights under the bilateral air bubble pacts with select countries will continue to operate, the civil aviation watchdog said. A bilateral air bubble is a mechanism to resume flights between India and other…

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    No cruises in Canada as it extends ban until Feb 2022

    The post No cruises in Canada as it extends ban until Feb 2022 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Canada is extending its ban on cruise ships through February 2022 because of Covid-19, effectively shutting down popular summer trips to Alaska for another year. The prohibition will allow authorities to focus on the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine and limit the spread of new variants, the government said in a statement. The decision is a setback for an industry trying to get back in business after being in dry dock for almost year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Alaska is one of the industry’s top destinations —…

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    Travelling to Maharashtra? Here’s what you need to know as the state extends travel restrictions

    The post Travelling to Maharashtra? Here’s what you need to know as the state extends travel restrictions appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In case you have packed your bags for Maharashtra, there are a few things you need to keep in mind as the state government has extended restrictions for entering the state. The Maharashtra government has now announced that there will be travel restrictions to those coming into the state from Kerala. It is now made mandatory for travellers from Kerala to carry a Covid-negative report while entering as a precautionary measure. Similar travel restrictions are already in place for travellers entering Maharashtra from the…

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    Australia extends international travel ban for three more months until 17 June

    The post Australia extends international travel ban for three more months until 17 June appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Planning to travel to Australia? You will have to wait longer as the country has announced the official extension of its international travel ban into June. Australian health minister Greg Hunt has said the country has extended its international travel ban for another three months. The ban — called the ‘human biosecurity emergency period’ — was previously set to expire on 17 March. Now, it will expire on 17 June, Hunt’s announcement said. The country’s travel ban has been in place since March 2020. Hunt said the…