Europe to Open External Borders to Tourists Starting July 1

Croatian State Secretary for European and International Affairs | June 10, 2020

Europe to Open External Borders to Tourists Starting July 1
The European Commission is recommending the lifting of restrictions on non-essential travel across the European Union’s (E.U.) external borders, beginning July 1. That means that, for the first time in four months, international visitors—not just those inside the E.U. bloc—will be able to start vacationing in Europe.
But, lifting the blanket ban on foreign tourism doesn’t necessarily mean that E.U. countries will be welcoming everyone equally. At the outset, travelers from high-risk areas, including the United States, may not be permitted entry. The current expectation is that travelers from low-risk countries will be the first green-lit for entry into Europe, as the COVID-19 infection rate wanes.

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Heading out on our first flight abroad and not sure what happens when you get off the plane? This video talks about what documentation you may need when you go through customs and border control in some countries. Whether it is just a passport or a visa or proof of accommodation there are a  few things that you might want to know before you head to the airport. From when you pick up your luggage on an international flight to when do they check my passport.

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Heading out on our first flight abroad and not sure what happens when you get off the plane? This video talks about what documentation you may need when you go through customs and border control in some countries. Whether it is just a passport or a visa or proof of accommodation there are a  few things that you might want to know before you head to the airport. From when you pick up your luggage on an international flight to when do they check my passport.