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Singapore–Bintan, Batam Travel Bubble Delayed Again
A rising infection rate in Indonesia’s Riau Islands means the arrangement may only start in August.
Hong Kong Suspends Incoming Flights from Nepal
The territory’s entry ban on arrivals with travel history to India, Pakistan, and the Philippines has been extended for another two weeks.
India Signs “Air Bubble” Pacts with Japan, Netherlands
Direct flights can now resume, though tourism is not yet allowed and arriving travelers will still have to quarantine.
U.K. to Ban Non-Essential Travel for a Month
Overseas breaks will be off-limits once the country goes into its second coronavirus lockdown later this week.
What’s It Like Flying Long-Haul in the Pandemic?
A Bali-based travel journalist recounts her journey back to Indonesia from the United Kingdom.
Hong Kong Tightens Covid-19 Restrictions on Bars, Restaurants
The revised social-distancing measures for mask-free environments will be in force for the next two weeks.
Thailand’s Borders are Reopening to Some Travelers
Medical tourists, businessmen, and foreigners with work permits will be allowed in from July 1.
Hong Kong and Singapore to Relax Covid-19 Measures on Friday
The two Asian cities are in different stages of reopening, but both will be lifting major restrictions later this week. Here’s a quick exp...
Cambodia is Pricing Out Visitors with Expensive Safety Protocols
All foreign arrivals will be required to pay a deposit of US$3,000 up front, of which US$100 will be spent on mandatory testing.