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This article addresses Covid questions. A reader wondered what his chances were of traveling to other countries this year without being vaccinated.
Q. Q. Is it possible that the U.S. might close its borders once again? We are hopeful that we will be able to travel in February.
Mrs Francesca Woodford, via email.
A reader wants to know when the U.S. will again close its borders.
A.It is highly unlikely. Omicron has now spread to America. Therefore, new travel rules do not apply. President Biden has already ruled out locking down any travelers.
Q. Q. How long will France continue to ban us from entering the country?
Ed Osborne, via email.
A.It is unlikely that it will be extended. The number of Covid cases that are filed each day in France would suggest that the ban should be lifted immediately if common sense is applied.
Q. A ski vacation in France has been booked, and the hotel won’t refund me. Advice?
Jan Murphy, via email.
A.Some hotels allow for cancellations and postponements. However, not all offer this service. This case highlights the many benefits offered by package holidays. The tour operator must offer a refund within the required time frame.
Q. Are you unvaccinated? Which are my chances of traveling in the coming year?
Sam Smith, via email.
Sam Smith is a reader who wants to know what the travel prospects are for this year, if not jambed.
A.Slim without having to go into quarantine upon arrival or have to undergo a PCR test that has a negative result prior travel.
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