No Changes To Chicago’s Emergency Travel Order; Negative COVID Test Or Quarantine Required Upon Arrival From All States Except Hawaii

CHICAGO (CBS) — Travelers coming to Chicago from anywhere in the U.S. except Hawaii remain subject to the city’s COVID-19 restrictions, meaning they either must test negative for the virus before arriving or quarantine for 10 days once they get here.


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The city did not make any changes to its “emergency travel order” this week, meaning 48 states and two territories (Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.) are still in the “orange” category, meaning travelers headed to Chicago from those locations must either obtain a negative coronavirus test no more than 72 hours before arrival in Chicago or quarantine for 10 days when they arrive.

Only Hawaii is listed in the “yellow” travel category, meaning travelers from that state face no test or quarantine mandate, but must still follow social distancing and masking requirements while in Chicago.

The city’s travel order applies to both Chicago residents returning home from

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Local travel agents see decrease in travel interest after new COVID-19 test regulations

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) – Anyone traveling by air into the U.S. now needs to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test within the previous 3 days.

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New CDC Travel rules

Beginning Jan. 26, the CDC required travelers to show their negative result to the airline before they board their flight, or be prepared to show documentation of recovery, like proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.


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Once you return home, the CDC recommends getting tested 3 to 5 days after travel and stay home for 7 days. Even if you test negative, they suggest staying home for the full 7 days.

“With the vaccines rolling out, AAA really is seeing a little bit of an uptick in people who are starting to dream…

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What are the latest rules and do you need a Covid test to visit?

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The Blue Lagoon in Iceland

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With its fjords, geothermal springs and frequent Northern Lights sightings, Iceland is top of the travel bucket-list for many holidaymakers.

On a normal year, the small island nation receives nearly two million tourists – more than five times its own population.

But 2020’s pandemic-induced travel restrictions have slashed that number. Iceland has so far managed to avoid mass contagion, with only 5,170 recorded cases of Covid-19 and 25 deaths.

The country has just been added to the UK’s list of travel corridors – but does that mean Brits are allowed to travel there?

Here’s everything you need to know.

Am I allowed to travel to Iceland from the UK?

Not from England or Wales, unless it’s for a limited range of “essential” reasons, including work and education. The former is currently under lockdown until 2 December, meaning all leisure travel is banned

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Royal Caribbean to look for volunteers to help test the new normal for cruises as the CDC’s ‘No Sail’ order is lifted

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The Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas docked in Miami in 2008. Lynne Sladky/AP
  • The US Center for for Disease Control and Prevention lifted its no-sail order on November 1, and Royal Caribbean will be looking for volunteers to embark on trial cruises.

  • These cruises are a way to test safety guidelines the CDC has put in place to allow ships to set sail again. 

  • Most cruise ships have been at dock since March, when the coronavirus pandemic halted all travel.

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Royal Caribbean is going to be looking for volunteers to experience the new style of cruising necessitated by pandemic-era restrictions, according to Travel + Leisure.

The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention officially lifted its no-sail order on November 1 after halting all cruises in March. But cruise ships won’t be able to return to normal, as the no-sail

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