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Travel Destinations Reopening News Master Thread
« on: May 13, 2020, 02:41:38 PM »
Please post reopening news and dates here, with sources when possible.
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Re: Travel Destinations Reopening News Master Thread
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2020, 02:41:45 PM »
- Many US national parks have reopened this week.
Updated list here:https://rvshare.com/national-state-park-closures

- Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks will partially reopen on May 18th:
https://www.ktvq.com/rebound/yellowstone-will-begin-first-phase-of-reopening-on-may-18
https://k2radio.com/grand-teton-national-park-begins-phased-reopening/
Phase 2 will apparently open the rest of the roads and will happen "later this month or early next".

- Iceland will reopen for tourists on June 15 with some conditions:
https://grapevine.is/news/2020/05/12/breaking-iceland-to-open-to-tourists-again-on-june-15th-with-conditions/
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Re: Travel Destinations Reopening News Master Thread
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2020, 09:03:43 PM »
- Many US national parks have reopened this week.
Updated list here:https://rvshare.com/national-state-park-closures

- Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks will partially reopen on May 18th:
https://www.ktvq.com/rebound/yellowstone-will-begin-first-phase-of-reopening-on-may-18
https://k2radio.com/grand-teton-national-park-begins-phased-reopening/
Phase 2 will apparently open the rest of the roads and will happen "later this month or early next".

- Iceland will reopen for tourists on June 15 with some conditions:
https://grapevine.is/news/2020/05/12/breaking-iceland-to-open-to-tourists-again-on-june-15th-with-conditions/
Greece also plans to reopen June or July, and Europe in general is hoping to reopen for summer season

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Re: Travel Destinations Reopening News Master Thread
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2020, 09:36:01 PM »
Turks and Caicos Airport reopens June 1, with flights from JFK beginning June 2 and from Miami June 4. I'm not aware of any further restrictions upon arrival in the country.

https://www.visittci.com/travel-info/turks-and-caicos-coronavirus-covid-19

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Re: Travel Destinations Reopening News Master Thread
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2020, 12:15:51 PM »
Svalbard reopening to Norwegian visitors on June 1. Rumors are that it will open to everyone on June 15th, but that's not confirmed yet.

https://en.visitsvalbard.com/visitor-information/visit-svalbard-refrain-from-travelling-covid-19
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Re: Travel Destinations Reopening News Master Thread
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2020, 07:45:18 PM »
Svalbard reopening to Norwegian visitors on June 1. Rumors are that it will open to everyone on June 15th, but that's not confirmed yet.

https://en.visitsvalbard.com/visitor-information/visit-svalbard-refrain-from-travelling-covid-19

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Re: Travel Destinations Reopening News Master Thread
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2020, 03:09:35 PM »
Italy to open to everybody with no restrictions or quarantine on June 3
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Re: Travel Destinations Reopening News Master Thread
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2020, 09:49:15 PM »
Italy to open to everybody with no restrictions or quarantine on June 3
Wow. Will people be too scared to go, though?
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Re: Travel Destinations Reopening News Master Thread
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2020, 10:24:13 PM »
Does anybody know if Switzerland will allow US tourist in by July?

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Re: Travel Destinations Reopening News Master Thread
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2020, 11:02:34 PM »
Wow. Will people be too scared to go, though?
I actually have a trip planned there mid-August. I am rebooking my tickets (only refundable) although I don't know if I will feel comfortable going. It all depends on what happens in the next few months.

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Re: Travel Destinations Reopening News Master Thread
« Reply #10 on: May 17, 2020, 04:48:48 AM »
Does anybody know if Switzerland will allow US tourist in by July?

Die Gesundheitsdirektion des Kantons Zürich hat am lahmgelegten Flughafen Zürich eine Art Virus-Detektei einrichten lassen. Hier spüren Biologen und Polizisten Menschen nach, die mit Corona-Kranken in Kontakt gekommen sind.
Hausärzte und Labors melden dem Büro Erkrankte und Kantonsangestellte versuchen dann herauszufinden, mit wem die Kranken zusammen waren (länger als 15 Minuten in weniger als zwei Meter Entfernung). Leute, die mit Kranken Kontakt hatten, werden in eine zehntägige Quarantäne geschickt – auch wenn sie keine Symptome zeigen.

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Re: Travel Destinations Reopening News Master Thread
« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2020, 08:22:29 AM »
Greece says it'll reopen to tourists on July 1

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Re: Travel Destinations Reopening News Master Thread
« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2020, 09:34:09 AM »
Die Gesundheitsdirektion des Kantons Zürich hat am lahmgelegten Flughafen Zürich eine Art Virus-Detektei einrichten lassen. Hier spüren Biologen und Polizisten Menschen nach, die mit Corona-Kranken in Kontakt gekommen sind.
Hausärzte und Labors melden dem Büro Erkrankte und Kantonsangestellte versuchen dann herauszufinden, mit wem die Kranken zusammen waren (länger als 15 Minuten in weniger als zwei Meter Entfernung). Leute, die mit Kranken Kontakt hatten, werden in eine zehntägige Quarantäne geschickt – auch wenn sie keine Symptome zeigen.
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Re: Travel Destinations Reopening News Master Thread
« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2020, 09:45:54 AM »
Let's stick to English please

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Re: Travel Destinations Reopening News Master Thread
« Reply #14 on: May 17, 2020, 10:42:11 AM »
Die Gesundheitsdirektion des Kantons Zürich hat am lahmgelegten Flughafen Zürich eine Art Virus-Detektei einrichten lassen. Hier spüren Biologen und Polizisten Menschen nach, die mit Corona-Kranken in Kontakt gekommen sind.
Hausärzte und Labors melden dem Büro Erkrankte und Kantonsangestellte versuchen dann herauszufinden, mit wem die Kranken zusammen waren (länger als 15 Minuten in weniger als zwei Meter Entfernung). Leute, die mit Kranken Kontakt hatten, werden in eine zehntägige Quarantäne geschickt – auch wenn sie keine Symptome zeigen.
I believe this is for Swiss citizens. Foreign citizens are still banned from entering.