United States to reopen borders to European travellers

The United States will reopen its borders with Mexico and Canada to fully-vaccinated travellers from November.

In an announcement, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) mentioned it would permit journey for non-essential functions through land and ferry crossings.

From January subsequent yr, authorities would require proof of vaccination for any journey over these crossings, important or not.

The vacation spot has restricted journey from its northern and southern neighbours since March final yr, as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.

However, the Biden administration just lately revealed that restrictions on absolutely jabbed air travellers could be eased in November.

The present guidelines bar entry to most non-US residents who’ve been to the UK, China, India, South Africa, Iran, Brazil and various European international locations throughout the final 14 days.

In an announcement, homeland safety secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas, mentioned his division was “pleased to be taking steps to resume regular travel in a safe and sustainable manner”.

But he didn’t say what date the adjustments would come into impact.

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