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COVID-19 travel restrictions by state: See testing, quarantine requirements

The U.S. is still setting new COVID-19 death records, even as vaccines are rolling out across the country. And approximately 1 in every 15 Americans had tested positive for the coronavirus that cause COVID-19 as of Saturday evening, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. surpassed more than 22 million cases Saturday.

With those grim stats in mind, many states are still imposing stay-at-home orders and travel restrictions.

Some states are discouraging interstate travel by requiring or recommending that visitors and residents returning from other states quarantine. Others allow visitors to present a recent, negative coronavirus test in lieu of the quarantine. A few also require travelers to fill out health questionnaires when they arrive.

Some counties or municipalities have issued similar advice to travelers, so anyone looking to go on a road trip or take a vacation should check government websites for their destination and anywhere

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US airlines ask Trump to lift certain travel restrictions, approve ramped-up coronavirus-testing procedures

Industry trade group Airlines for America is asking the Trump administration to lift certain entry restrictions on international travelers while advocating for measures that would require more passengers to take a COVID-19 test before boarding a flight.

The group, which represents most of the major U.S. airlines, said in a letter to Vice President Mike Pence that travel restrictions should be removed and supplanted by a global testing program, which would provide “yet another layer of safety in the travel journey.”

“We believe a well-planned program focused on increasing testing of travelers to the United States will further these objectives in a much more effective way than the blanket travel restrictions currently in place,” the group wrote.

A Centers for Disease Control and

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What restrictions are in place?

The latest travel advice for Scotland (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The latest travel advice for Scotland (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Scotland offers some of the most beautiful surroundings for a staycation, from the wild Highlands and Hebrides to the city break charm offered by Edinburgh and Glasgow.

But the current coronavirus pandemic means there are varying travel restrictions across the UK, which in some cases mean you cannot travel to Scotland.

Here’s everything you need to know.

Am I allowed to travel to Scotland from the rest of the UK?

It all depends on where you’re going, where you’re coming from and why.

As of Thursday 5 November, England has been under a second nationwide lockdown, which bans domestic and international leisure travel.

It means those in England should not be travelling to Scotland for a holiday or for any purpose that’s not deemed essential and doing so would break the law.

Wales, which just ended its “fire-break” lockdown, has an

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Private jet execs reveal how they’re navigating international travel restrictions to ferry the wealthy using long-range jets

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A long-range Bombardier Global Express aircraft.
  • Private jet operators are reporting that their long-range jets have been the most affected during the pandemic has international travel has been greatly restricted by world governments.

  • Americans are only being welcomed into a handful of countries outside North America with most also requiring proof of a negative COVID-19 test to avoid a quarantine. 

  • Repatriation flights have largely kept these aircraft flying with travelers still making their way home nearly six months into the pandemic. 

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A key selling point in private aviation is convenience and the ability to fly non-stop on routes not served by the airlines is of paramount importance to business executives and leisure travelers alike. 

The latest wide-cabin aircraft from Gulfstream and Bombardier pride themselves on being able to fly further than any private jets in their class, connecting city pairs previously

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