9 June 2020. VK. Europe is set to open its borders with 50 countries overseas, paving the way for travel to and from them in July. “A border opening can mean that many people come to Denmark. Linkedin. While the EU Commission will decide on June 15 whether the closure of the external Schengen Area borders should end or be extended, for third-country nationals, it is up to the Member States to open their borders. Europe travels will soon be possible for holidaymakers from overseas for the first time in four months, as the EU travel ban draws to an end, starting July 1. As it eases coronavirus restrictions, Germany is to fully open three of its borders on June 15. Finland Road and rail borders: Border crossing points of Imatra, Kuusamo, Niirala, Nuijamaa, Rajajooseppi, Salla, Vaalimaa and Vartius (only cargo traffic and returns of Finnish and Russian citizens as well as persons residing in Finland or in other EU-country and other necessary traffic). Borders opened (13/6-) for EU citizens without quarantine [10/6]. Flights allowed from EU (excl. Macron Warns EU External Borders May Remain Closed Until September Due to COVID-19. China, where the virus originated, is not on the initial list of 14, but the EU is willing to place it on that list if the Chinese government reciprocates and allows EU citizens to enter its borders. For up-to-date information on traveling during the coronavirus pandemic, visit the websites of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.. Keller-Sutter declined to give a date, saying a coordinated approach also with other European countries was necessary. Borders & Security December 1, 2020. Borders are due to open to EU and EFTA countries and the UK. On June 15 Switzerland re-opened its borders with many other European states after improvements to the coronavirus situation. France is opening its borders to all arrivals from the EU and nations that fall under the border-free Schengen zone. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday the country is closing its borders to anyone other than Canadian citizens, permanent residents and -- at least for now -- US citizens. The June 15 border openings will be like a “D-Day” for tourism in Europe, Italy’s foreign minister, Luigi Di Maio, told the Italian broadcaster RAI. Bulgaria Bans Travel From Outside EU From December 1. Must Read. Facebook. Currently only cross-border workers can cross into Switzerland from Italy. The EU is banning travellers from outside the bloc for 30 days in an unprecedented move to seal its borders amid the coronavirus crisis. Source: The Telegraph. The border was originally due to remain closed until July 1. Border status report: According to its website, St. Barts is currently open to citizens of Schengen Treaty (European) countries. Given that the health situation in certain third countries remains critical, the EU Commission proposed on Thursday (11 June) to open the EU's external borders from 1 July to a list of non-EU … As soon as we know when Europa-Park will be able to open, winter tickets can be exchanged for summer season tickets without a surcharge. WhatsApp. It has not said when it will welcome back Americans. On 17 March, officials called on member states to keep external borders shut until mid-May, ruling out all but essential travel from outside the bloc into 26 nations, plus Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. on June 15, although some European countries, including Norway and Denmark, are not permitting entry to people traveling from Sweden. We are available on the phone Mondays to Fridays, from 9am until 1pm. Hotels, shops, markets and restaurants are open… SE, PT, LU with exceptions), EFTA, DZ, GE, JP, CA, MA, TH, NZ, AL, BY, KR, RW, TN, TR, UA, UY, AU (28/7-11/8). However, other countries will have to wait. People arriving in the country from within Europe will not be put under quarantine. It may help to move the infection in a negative direction. Of course, the borders must also be seen in the context of what is happening in the countries around us,” PM Fredriksen said, adding that though a date has not been set, the borders will not reopen until “at least” June 1. The European Union will close its borders to all non-essential travel as it attempts to tackle and contain the ongoing spread of the coronavirus on the continent. Crossing a European border no longer involves long waits and fastidious, arbitrary searches. The EU Open Data Portal provides, via a metadata catalogue, a single point of access to data of the EU institutions, agencies and bodies for anyone to reuse. Borders are due to open to tourists from the E.U. European countries will be advised to open borders to countries with similar coronavirus risk profiles under a plan to bolster the ailing tourist industry being discussed in Brussels. By Liv Rowland. Twitter. Official confirmation of a date for the opening of borders into France for tourism from other parts of Europe or the UK has still not been given, though June 15 has been cited as significant. T his is a developing story. S pain will open its borders to members of the EU’s Schengen Zone and the UK on June 21. The break-down of Europe's system of open borders has been met with anger by those in favor of European integration. All external border crossing points are open. June 18 ️ Turkish Airlines to start flights to Europe on June 18. Europe's borders open up to travelers as coronavirus restrictions eased Restrictions and new ways of working mean pre-pandemic levels of travel are a long way off however. But now the EU has to redefine the function of borders. Any non-European Union residents must quarantine for two weeks upon entry. In Europe, Slovenia last week proclaimed an end to its Covid-19 outbreak and reopened it borders to regional travelers. ReddIt. Portugal: Open to flights from EU, EFTA, 12 green states (see EU27), GB with no restriction. Europe’s Borders to Reopen for Summer, but Not Everyone Is Invited Countries within the bloc, and other selected nations, can remove borders but some intend to maintain the restrictions April 12, 2020 . Travel from countries beyond this could resume from mid-July. Share. However, exchanging tickets is not yet possible. Subscribe to our daily news digest. However, UK citizens face two-week quarantine requirements from some European countries. The EU is busy drawing up a list of … For now, cross-border operations within the EU are minimal. 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