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Monday will be a massive day for the United States travel industry. On November 8, 2021, the U.S. will reopen for international non-essential travel, ending a two-year tourism ban during the Covid-19 pandemic.
To reopen safely, the country is imposing a vaccine mandate for foreign visitors. As a recent Presidential Proclamation states, “it is in the interests of the United States to move away from the country-by-country restrictions previously applied during the Covid-19 pandemic and to adopt an air travel policy that relies primarily on vaccination to advance the safe resumption of international air travel to the United States.”
The United States will require foreign adult travelers to be fully vaccinated with a World Health Organization-approved vaccine. Children under age 18 are exempt, as vaccine availability is still limited in many countries. In addition, all incoming foreign visitors and returning U.S. residents must have a negative result from a Covid test result taken within 72 hours before arriving into the U.S.
Read the full story on Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/suzannerowankelleher/2021/11/05/expect-airport-wait-times-of-up-to-8-hours-for-international-travel-experts-warn/?sh=33971ed13449
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