September 17, 2021

U.S. Travel Ban, Yes. But Mood Upbeat For Long-Distance Travel

For over 530 days, the U.S. border has been closed to EU and U.K. travelers and families and friends have been separated. And despite some severe comments from EU diplomats and commissioners this week–who are continuing the pressure on President Biden’s administration to open up the country–the White House was clear in its resistance.

However, there was still promising news for would-be, long-distance travelers: the impact of the EU travel ban on U.S. travelers appears muted; travel restrictions are being relaxed between Canada and the U.K.; and Quantas is busy preparing to restart its flights between Australia and the U.K. before Christmas.

Australia and the U.K. reopen to each other

Australia extended its travel…

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