Travel Restrictions – How To Stay Informed



As 2020 has come to a close, we can look forward to a new year and a fresh start. The Travel Industry quietly holds its breath, whilst we wait for news regarding travel restrictions slowly easing. It’s certainly been a tough year and the anticipation of a brighter future keeps us motivated. You might ask, “How can I stay informed about travel restrictions?” or “When can I start planning my next adventure?”.


Although none of us really know what to expect, we can certainly keep up to date.


Below are 4 ways you can monitor the situation:



Travel Bans, is the ultimate resource for up to date travel restrictions. With daily updates and a simple interface, you can filter your search by Country or scroll through the homepage for current news.

Pro Tip: When searching a specific Country, use the ‘Crossing Rules’ tab to get most accurate information for entry permission.




For those traveling to Europe on a Schengen Visa, Schengenvisainfo is a fantastic resource. The Schengen area refers to the EU passport-free zone that covers most of the European countries. A brief look through the News section will shed some light on current events and protocols in Europe.




The International Air Transport Association hosts a Covid-19 Pressroom section, which focuses on Global News and updates for Airlines & Air Transport Professionals. A great resource for news, insights and predictions for future travel.




Launched by the World Tourism Organization at the start of the pandemic, the Travel Restrictions Report keeps track of measures being taken in 217 destinations worldwide, helping to support the mitigation and recovery efforts of the tourism sector.


Leave us a comment below and let us know of any other websites you use to stay informed!