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Abu Dhabi resident? You can now enjoy quarantine-free travel to the Maldives



a row of wooden benches sitting next to a body of water: Kuramathi Resort Maldives


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Kuramathi Resort Maldives

If you’re an Abu Dhabi resident and you’re wanting to get away for a bit but aren’t keen on quarantining upon your return to the UAE, we have some good news for you.

Abu Dhabi residents can now enjoy quarantine-free travel to the Maldives.

The popular getaway spot has just been added to the UAE capital’s ‘green travel list’. The new guidelines for “green” countries were implemented in the UAE capital just before Christmas, stipulating that visitors from those identified countries will be allowed into Abu

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Canada’s New Travel Restrictions Impacting Bay Area

TAMPA, Fla. — Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced new restrictions Friday that impacts a lot of people who travel to and from the Bay Area every year. 

Those new restrictions include suspending flights to Mexico and other Caribbean destinations until the end of April. Trudeau said the new restrictions are meant to try and reduce the chances of those two new COVID-19 variants from spreading in the country.

Jim and Bonnie Moon live in Canada and are used to vacationing in the Tampa Bay Area every year, sometimes several times a year. They say they support the new restrictions.

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What you need to know before you go

If you’re planning to travel to the UK, here’s what you’ll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the global Covid-19 pandemic.



a herd of cattle grazing on a lush green hillside: The UK has been among the countries worst-hit by coronavirus.


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The UK has been among the countries worst-hit by coronavirus.

The basics

The United Kingdom has seen one of the highest number of deaths from Covid-19 in the world. Despite being the first country globally to start a vaccination scheme, it is still in the grip of a deadly second wave. A new variant, said to be much more infectious, has been discovered in the UK, meaning that

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Prime Minister ‘optimistic’ about summer holiday chances

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he is “optimistic” when it comes to our chances of a summer holiday this year.

“I don’t want to give too much concrete by way of dates for our summer holidays. I am optimistic – I understand the reasons for being optimistic – but some things have got to go right,” he said during a visit to Batley, West Yorkshire.

“The vaccine programme has got to continue to be successful. We have got to make sure we don’t get thrown off course by new variants, we have got to make sure that we continue

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