Europe travel – Nomas Solo http://nomassolo.com/ Tue, 09 Aug 2022 13:26:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://nomassolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-120x120.png Europe travel – Nomas Solo http://nomassolo.com/ 32 32 Europe travel retail market size is expected to grow at a rate of 7.2% through 2025 and is expected to reach $39.60 billion https://nomassolo.com/europe-travel-retail-market-size-is-expected-to-grow-at-a-rate-of-7-2-through-2025-and-is-expected-to-reach-39-60-billion/ Mon, 08 Aug 2022 15:00:00 +0000 https://nomassolo.com/europe-travel-retail-market-size-is-expected-to-grow-at-a-rate-of-7-2-through-2025-and-is-expected-to-reach-39-60-billion/ AMR3 PORTLAND, OREGON, USA, Aug. 8, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Allied Market Research recently released a report titled “Europe Travel Retail Market by Product (Perfume & Cosmetics; Wine & Spirit; Electronics; Luxury Goods; Food, Confectionery and Foodservice; Tobacco; and Others) and Canal (Airport; Cruise Ship; Railway Station; and Border, Downtown and Boutique Hotel): Opportunity Analysis and […]]]>

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PORTLAND, OREGON, USA, Aug. 8, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Allied Market Research recently released a report titled “Europe Travel Retail Market by Product (Perfume & Cosmetics; Wine & Spirit; Electronics; Luxury Goods; Food, Confectionery and Foodservice; Tobacco; and Others) and Canal (Airport; Cruise Ship; Railway Station; and Border, Downtown and Boutique Hotel): Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2018-2025″. European travel retail accounted for $23.03 billion in 2017 and is expected to bring in $39.60 billion by 2025, registering a CAGR of 7.2% from 2018 to 2025.

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Key drivers of the European travel retail market include improved consumer lifestyle towards apparel, luxury goods, high-end perfumes and cosmetics, increasing disposable income, and rapid growth in urbanization. However, the rise in terrorism and crime along with strict government regulations, especially for airport purchases, are hampering the expansion of the industry. On the other hand, increased efforts to develop the travel and tourism sector in the region are expected to open up profitable opportunities soon.

The travel retail market has grown steadily in recent years. Europe is one of the largest travel markets in the world. The adoption of designer and high-end clothing, exotic fragrances, and organic skin care products has seen significant growth, due to population growth and economic stability.

The perfumes and cosmetics segment dominated the market

The perfumes and cosmetics segment takes the lion’s share, contributing almost one-third of the total market, due to the increase in travel and tourism due to the increase in disposable income, change in lifestyle consumers and rapid urbanization. However, the luxury goods segment is expected to show the fastest CAGR of 9.5% during the forecast period, early adoption of high-end lifestyle and huge growth potential in the market. in development. The report also includes an in-depth analysis of other segments such as food, confectionery and catering, electronics, wine and spirits, luxury goods, tobacco and others.

Border Stores, Downtown and Hotel Segment to Register Fastest CAGR by 2025

The border stores, downtown and hotels segment is expected to register the fastest CAGR of 7.6% during the forecast period, due to its price advantages due to variations in tax and currency fluctuations. and the availability of a wide range of products for customers. However, the airport segment held the largest share, accounting for nearly three-fifths of the total market, owing to the large number of captive consumers. The report offers an analysis of other segments such as cruise liners and train stations.

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The UK held the largest share

The market across the UK held the largest share, contributing more than a quarter of the market, due to its stronger base of luxury goods and the presence of some of the biggest brands in clothing and cosmetics. . However, the market across Germany is expected to show the fastest CAGR of 10.8% during the forecast period. The report includes market analysis in other regions such as France, Italy, Spain and the rest of Europe.

Additionally, Europe is one of the largest markets for travel retail, due to its stronger base of luxury goods. It is expected to witness notable growth at a CAGR of 7.2% during the forecast period. The region has some of the biggest clothing and cosmetics brands, namely LVMH in France and H&M in Sweden, which have a large share of the luxury clothing, perfume and cosmetics sector, making it one of the main travel retail markets. High net worth tourists from the Middle East, China, the United States and Russia are contributing significantly to the growth of the European travel retail market. Historical home of most luxury houses, the European market represents nearly 23 billion dollars of the travel retail sector.

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The luxury goods segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.5% during the forecast period.
The airport segment accounted for more than half of the market in 2017 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.2%.
Germany accounted for a significant market share in 2017 and is expected to grow at the highest CAGR of 10.8%.
Main market players

The Europe travel retail market report provides an in-depth analysis of major market players such as daa Plc., Autogrill SpA, Flemingo International Ltd., Dufry AG, Lagardère SCA, Gebr. Heinemann SE & Co. KG, RegStaer, LVMH Group, TRE³ and WH Smith PLC.

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Who will need Etias to travel in Europe? all you need to know https://nomassolo.com/who-will-need-etias-to-travel-in-europe-all-you-need-to-know/ Wed, 03 Aug 2022 16:49:00 +0000 https://nomassolo.com/who-will-need-etias-to-travel-in-europe-all-you-need-to-know/ Brexit has brought many changes for UK travellers, from passport validity requirements to overseas data roaming. And from November 2023, there is a new form holidaymakers will need to complete to enter certain European countries. Known as the European Travel Information and Authorization System (Etias), the extra step is designed to pre-screen visitors for security […]]]>

Brexit has brought many changes for UK travellers, from passport validity requirements to overseas data roaming. And from November 2023, there is a new form holidaymakers will need to complete to enter certain European countries.

Known as the European Travel Information and Authorization System (Etias), the extra step is designed to pre-screen visitors for security purposes. There is a €7 fee and, once approved, the authorization document will last for up to three years.

The Etias is still in development – having already been delayed – which means details of how it will work will be released gradually. Here’s what we know about it so far.

Main photo: Visitors will need Etias authorization to enter the Schengen States and certain other countries from November 2023 (Getty Images)

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What is Etias and how can I apply for it?

When the UK left the EU, it became one of more than 60 countries whose citizens must go through Etias approval before travelling.

The system was first proposed in November 2016 by the European Commission. The idea was to create a digital verification system to “identify security, irregular migration or high epidemic risks posed by visa-exempt visitors to Schengen states”.

A Schengen visa: the Etias procedure aims to be cheaper and faster for visitors (Alamy)

The Schengen States are 26 countries in Europe that have agreed an open border with each other. This currently includes: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. In addition, Etias applications will also be required when visiting Croatia, Cyprus, Bulgaria and Romania.

The Etias is not considered a visa, according to the EU, in part because it is cheaper, faster and easier to apply. You don’t need to go to an embassy to submit your application, for example, and you don’t need to share as much information, such as your biometrics. All you have to do is fill out a form before you travel, pay a fee, and you should receive your clearance. See below for details.

How it works?

The system should in theory work in the same way as the Esta which is used to enter the United States and the eTA to enter Canada. The “largely automated IT system” will have a digital application form for you to complete. This will be made available on an official website as well as a mobile app. The form should take no more than ten minutes and you will only need your passport or similar travel document.

Once completed, your details will be checked against databases held by EU countries, including immigration and Interpol. In 95% of cases, you should get travel authorization within minutes. This will last for up to three years, although it can be revoked at any time.

Passport, sunglasses… and you will also need Etias
Passport, sunglasses… and you will also need Etias (Getty Images)

The EU predicts that between 3 and 4% of applications will have to be verified manually, which could take up to 96 hours; between one and two percent of applicants may require additional verification, which can take up to four weeks, with the final decision communicated by email. If you are rejected, you will have the right to appeal.

Before boarding your flight, train or other mode of transport, you may be asked to check whether you have an Etias authorization to travel. Upon arrival at border control, your Etias authorization will be checked alongside your passport or other travel documents, but you should then be exempt from passing through as usual, assuming all other requirements are met.

How much does Etias cost?

Although anyone traveling under the visa-free arrangement is required to apply for an Etias authorization, for applicants between the ages of 18 and 70, a €7 fee is required. This money will go to the EU and help finance Etias. If you are traveling with a visa, for example for work, you will not need it.

Travelers will be able to apply for Etias via a mobile application
Travelers will be able to apply for Etias via a mobile application (Getty Images)

When does it start?

Originally planned to be launched in 2021, the Etias is now expected to be operational by November 2023. A transition period will be applied once it is launched. As it is still under development, the official website and app have not been launched yet.

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212Quest will host a travel adventure in the Balkans and Eastern Europe https://nomassolo.com/212quest-will-host-a-travel-adventure-in-the-balkans-and-eastern-europe/ Fri, 29 Jul 2022 12:15:00 +0000 https://nomassolo.com/212quest-will-host-a-travel-adventure-in-the-balkans-and-eastern-europe/ NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, July 29, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — 212Quest is pleased to announce the Balkan and Eastern Europe Travel Quest – the quest aims to provide participants from around the world a journey plus a scavenger hunt adventure. This travel quest will start and end in the city of Athens, Greece. For eligibility […]]]>

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, July 29, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — 212Quest is pleased to announce the Balkan and Eastern Europe Travel Quest – the quest aims to provide participants from around the world a journey plus a scavenger hunt adventure. This travel quest will start and end in the city of Athens, Greece.

For eligibility criteria, visit https://212quest.com/

Participants should prepare for a 16-day travel adventure through Eastern Europe that includes visits to the ancient sanctuary of Delphi, the monasteries of Meteroa, sparkling beaches, scenic landscapes, magical tours ancient Balkan cities. They will also take part in a series of challenging scavenger hunts and other fun activities that will ensure they have a great time on this adventurous tour.

“Participants really had fun in previous quests by visiting new places and participating in challenging but interesting hunts. And we are sure that this year, participants will have double the fun and adventure.”

Participants will chase clues, answer fun questions, follow ancient trails that lead to beautiful sights of tourist attractions, and enjoy plenty of mouth-watering seafood like moussaka or Croatia. But that’s not all. They also have a chance to get a 100%, 50% or 25% refund of their entry fee when they get first, second or third place in the quest.

Interested participants looking to experience the Balkans and Eastern Europe should visit https://212quest.com/ for details.

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Ryanair announces a profit of 170 million euros despite several strikes across Europe https://nomassolo.com/ryanair-announces-a-profit-of-170-million-euros-despite-several-strikes-across-europe/ Tue, 26 Jul 2022 09:32:00 +0000 https://nomassolo.com/ryanair-announces-a-profit-of-170-million-euros-despite-several-strikes-across-europe/ Ryanair has published its financial report for the first quarter of 2022 and, for the first time since the start of the pandemic, they are making a profit. Despite all the adversities of this year, the war and several strikes across Europe, the airlines made a net profit of 170 million euros. ©Ryanair This is […]]]>

Ryanair has published its financial report for the first quarter of 2022 and, for the first time since the start of the pandemic, they are making a profit. Despite all the adversities of this year, the war and several strikes across Europe, the airlines made a net profit of 170 million euros.

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This is a marked improvement from the first quarter of last year, when the company recorded a net loss of 273 million euros. Overall turnover increased by 602%, from just 0.37 billion euros last year to 2.6 billion euros this year. And even though traffic was actually 9% higher than pre-covid, going from just 8.1 million in 2021 to 45.5 million in 2022, the net profit is still 243 million euros lower than that of 2019.

The airline attributes the success to falling airfare prices, which encouraged travelers to book with Ryanair. Another factor that CEO Michael O’Leary says has contributed to the recovery is the decision to keep most employees but lower their salaries. This has caused some controversy lately, as pilots in Belgium and France have gone on strike citing the minimum wage. O’Leary says, however, that “fast-track pay restoration agreements have been reached with unions representing over 80% of our pilots and thereabouts. 70% of our cabin crew across Europe”.

The airline also revealed that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine had a big impact on the Easter season “Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February damaged Easter bookings and fares. Thus, average rates were down 4% compared to the same pre-Covid quarter”.

At the same time, Ryanair underlined its commitment to the environment by saying that this summer they “will operate 73 new B737 ‘Gamechanger’ aircraft, offering 4% more seats while consuming 16% less fuel and reducing noise emissions by up to 40% Passengers traveling across Europe who switch to Ryanair (from the old high-fare airlines) can reduce their environmental footprint by up to 50% per flight.

In addition, they increase their consumption of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). A third of all flights departing from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol are fueled with a 40% SAF blend, while the airline aims to fuel 12.5% ​​of its flights using SAF and reduce its CO₂ per person/km from 10% to 60 grams by 2030.

Although we remain hopeful that the high rate of vaccinations in Europe will allow the airline and tourism industry to fully recover and finally put Covid behind us, we cannot ignore the risk of new Covid variants in the fall of 2022.

Michael O’Leary, CEO of Ryanair

Finally, O’Leary expressed caution for the rest of the year, pointing out how the Omicron variant and the war showed just how fragile the industry is. Therefore, they are unable to give a forecast for the remainder of the year, as “the strength of any recovery will depend heavily on the absence of adverse or unexpected developments.”

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The good, the bad and the (Covid) ugly https://nomassolo.com/the-good-the-bad-and-the-covid-ugly/ Mon, 18 Jul 2022 18:04:29 +0000 https://nomassolo.com/the-good-the-bad-and-the-covid-ugly/ A cloud of black smoke rises from the fire near the Bassin d’Arcachon in southwestern France in July … [+] 2022. AFP via Getty Images So you waited two years to travel, heard the rumors of travel chaos, but booked anyway? The good news is that people are making it to their destination, but the […]]]>

So you waited two years to travel, heard the rumors of travel chaos, but booked anyway? The good news is that people are making it to their destination, but the bad news is that arrivals could come after many cancellations and increased costs. And it doesn’t matter that across Europe, travelers are encountering fierce fires, heat waves and rising Covid-19 infection rates.

The good news: people are escaping on trips

This is not so much a story as proof that the summer of revenge travel has arrived – after being locked down under strict Covid-19 regulations, many people are fleeing:

  • The 4th of July was the biggest travel weekend for Americans since the summer after 2000, as reported Axios. 22 years later, on Friday July 1, nearly 2.5 million people passed through US airport security checkpoints.
  • European travel is booming. Spain, for example, recorded over 8 million international arrivals in June 2022, an 85.5% jump from 2019 levels.

The bad news: Many people aren’t making it through strikes and cancellations

Due to the extreme staff shortages caused by the pandemic, numerous strikes (for better wages/hours) and cancellations have hit the travel industry in Europe, with many people not arriving at their destination, or at least not on time :

  • 15,700 flights were canceled by airlines across Europe in August, representing 60% of all flight cancellations worldwide, according to figures from Cirium.
  • London Heathrow Airport has tried to limit the number of passengers exiting its terminals from 104,000 to 100,000 a day until September to try to curb chaos at security lines and check-in.
  • 500 flights were canceled in Italy on Sunday July 17 due to strikes organized by employees of low-cost airlines and air traffic controllers to demand better pay.
  • And further north in Europe, Air France-KLM and Lufthansa have limited the sale of their low-cost tickets and Deutsche Lufthansa has decided to cancel a fifth of its departures from Frankfurt and Munich, as reported. Bloomberg.

The bad news: Covid-19 and heat waves make travel dangerous

They say the journey shouldn’t be about the destination, but after such a long wait and, in some cases, arduous journeys, the fun part should be the arrival.

But across Europe, sweltering heat, fierce wildfires and rising Covid-19 infection rates make the journey seem like the easy part:

Overall, it might be better not to check baggage and stay local (at least for road and rail, rather than air). At the very least, travelers should make sure they have as much insurance as possible and allow plenty of time for delays, heat, and crowds.

The latest Covid-19 Europe travel restrictions by country are available here.

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What to do if you contract COVID while traveling in Europe https://nomassolo.com/what-to-do-if-you-contract-covid-while-traveling-in-europe/ Thu, 14 Jul 2022 12:07:14 +0000 https://nomassolo.com/what-to-do-if-you-contract-covid-while-traveling-in-europe/ Share the article Now that the travel restrictions related to COVID-19 have been eased and only a few countries in Europe still have restrictions, travelers around the world are eager to explore the old continent and enjoy a wonderful summer vacation. However, they might not be able to avoid contracting COVID-19, especially when visiting monuments […]]]>

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Now that the travel restrictions related to COVID-19 have been eased and only a few countries in Europe still have restrictions, travelers around the world are eager to explore the old continent and enjoy a wonderful summer vacation.

However, they might not be able to avoid contracting COVID-19, especially when visiting monuments and tourist destinations. According to recent data, popular destinations have seen a significant increase in cases, and the Omicron BA.5 variant has spread rapidly.

But what can travelers do if they catch COVID while travelling? Well he depends on the country they visit. Here are the rules in force in the most popular countries:

Italy: strict quarantine rules

Even though there are no entry restrictions, Italy still has some rules regarding COVID. Here’s what travelers need to know:

  • FFP2 masks are still mandatory on public transport, including buses, planes and trains. In hospitals and health centers, masks are also mandatory.
  • If you have symptoms related to COVID or have been in contact with someone infected with the virus, local authorities recommend that you isolate yourself and contact a doctor. Travelers can contact the national COVID hotline (1500) or regional hotlines.
  • The government is assisting travelers with COVID-19 testing.
  • According to the US Embassy in Italy, antigen tests cost about $20 and PCR tests about $70.
  • Travelers who test positive will be required to self-isolate, at their own expense, for 7-21 days. Only vaccinated travelers – or those who have recovered from COVID within the past 120 days – can quarantine for 7 days, unvaccinated travelers must quarantine for at least 10 days.
  • To exit self-isolation, travelers must have been symptom-free for more than 3 days and test negative. Only after 21 days of testing can positive travelers leave quarantine.

United Kingdom: No restrictions

The UK has also scrapped entry requirements, but here’s what travelers should keep in mind:

  • Travelers with symptoms or COVID-19 do not need to self-isolate.
  • Local authorities recommend avoiding contact with people for 5 days.
  • Travelers under the age of 18 must stay in their accommodation for three days.
  • Covid-19 tests are not free and prices can vary widely: from $47 to $594 depending on the type of test, location and delivery time of results.

France: self-isolation required

France still requires travelers to be vaccinated or present a recent negative test result and complete a health form. Here are the main considerations for travelers:

  • Masks are not mandatory but highly recommended in crowded places and on public transport.
  • Travelers are encouraged to download the local COVID-related app called “TousAntiCovid”.
  • Vaccinated travelers who test positive for COVID-19 should self-isolate for 7 days from the first day of symptoms or the day they test positive. If travelers feel well on day five and show no symptoms, they can leave quarantine early with a negative test result.
  • Unvaccinated travelers who test positive must quarantine for 10 days. If they feel better by day 7 and test negative for COVID-19, they can stop self-isolating.

Spain: just a few restrictions

Spain requires international travelers – outside the EU – to present proof of vaccination or a negative test result. Here are the current rules for travelers who contract COVID:

  • Those who are asymptomatic or who do not feel very sick are not required to quarantine. Travelers should self-isolate if feeling unwell.
  • Those who have tested positive for COVID-19 are recommended to wear a face mask for 10 days in crowded places, public transport and public indoor spaces, and to practice social distancing.

Portugal: self-isolation required

Lots of people are walking along the historic riverside of the Douro River, sunny day

Travelers have no entry restrictions, but if they do contract COVID, there are a few considerations:

  • Travelers who test positive must self-isolate for 7 days at their own expense.
  • In Madeira, the Azores and Porto Santo, self-isolation is only required for 5 days.
  • Travelers can get help from local hotlines or call 112 in an emergency.
  • Masks are mandatory in public transport, taxis, hospitals and pharmacies.

Germany: self-isolation required

Young tourist posing in front of the Berliner Dom, Berlin, Germany

There are no entry restrictions for travellers, but here is what they should know:

  • Face masks are mandatory on public transport and health centers.
  • Travelers with symptoms of COVID-19 should call the hotline 116 117 or a doctor.
  • Those who test positive must self-isolate for at least five days. After testing negative, travelers can stop quarantine.

Read more:

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Travel insurance that covers Covid-19 for 2022

8 tips for navigating travel chaos and flight delays this summer

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Euro-dollar parity makes travel to Europe cheaper, says expert https://nomassolo.com/euro-dollar-parity-makes-travel-to-europe-cheaper-says-expert/ Wed, 13 Jul 2022 11:29:56 +0000 https://nomassolo.com/euro-dollar-parity-makes-travel-to-europe-cheaper-says-expert/ Travel to Europe is “much cheaper” as the euro and dollar are close to parity, experts say. Michael Prost PA If you’ve ever dreamed of a trip to Europe, now is a cheaper time, experts say. For the first time in 20 years, the euro and the US dollar have an exchange rate almost equal […]]]>

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Travel to Europe is “much cheaper” as the euro and dollar are close to parity, experts say.

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If you’ve ever dreamed of a trip to Europe, now is a cheaper time, experts say.

For the first time in 20 years, the euro and the US dollar have an exchange rate almost equal to one, reported The Guardian. The Euro has recently weakened while the US Dollar has strengthened as the currencies approach parity.

This conversion rate makes travel to Europe 10 to 20 percent cheaper for Americans, USA Today reported.

Why are the euro and the dollar almost equal?

The value of the euro has recently fallen due to the war in Ukraine, which has raised concerns about a possible energy crisis and recession across Europe, CNBC reported. Conversely, the value of the dollar rose due to interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve.

Last July, 1 euro was worth about 1.18 dollars, according to data from the Federal Reserve. At the end of June 2022, 1 euro was worth approximately $1.05 and on July 8, 1 euro was worth $1.01. Today, the value of the euro is around 15% lower than at this time last year.

What does this mean for US travelers?

In short: “Historically expensive Europe is now much cheaper to visit,” Matthew Kepnes, an expert traveler who shares money-saving travel tips on his blog Nomadic Matt, told McClatchy News.

Sara Rathner, travel expert at NerdWallet, told CNBC that “it’s kind of like getting a 15% discount. It’s softer on people’s travel budgets.

Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics, told USA Today that some discounts could be even bigger.

The “stronger dollar” “helps offset the cost of airfare and hotel rooms about 10-20% cheaper,” Zandi said.

Tourists to Europe will notice the strength of the U.S. dollar “especially when it comes to food and drink as well as shopping,” Kepnes said.

For example, last year, if a traveler bought a scarf for 10 euros, that scarf would cost him around $12. Right now, though, this scarf would cost around $10.

Kepnes expects the strong dollar to “create more interest in Europe”, but that there will be no “surge” in travel to Europe anytime soon. He said “more autumn trips to Europe” are likely as people plan ahead.

Future travelers can still take advantage of the low exchange rate by booking ahead and paying now, CNBC reported.

So where to go?

Kepnes’ best advice? “Avoid the big tourist spots. These places are crowded during the summer months, he said.

Instead, Kepnes recommended visiting places “off the beaten path.” These locations, he said, tend to be cheaper upfront, allowing travelers to get an even better deal on top of the strength of the U.S. dollar.

The euro is the official currency of 19 countries, an area known as the eurozone, according to the European Union.

The euro area includes: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain.

This story was originally published July 13, 2022 6:59 a.m.

Aspen Pflughoeft covers real-time news for McClatchy. She graduated from Minerva University where she studied communications, history and international politics. Previously, she reported for Deseret News.

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Europe travel restrictions, Covid-19 testing requirements, by country, for July https://nomassolo.com/europe-travel-restrictions-covid-19-testing-requirements-by-country-for-july/ Wed, 06 Jul 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://nomassolo.com/europe-travel-restrictions-covid-19-testing-requirements-by-country-for-july/ Nyhavn Harbor in Copenhagen – Denmark is one of many European countries to have suppressed Covid-19 … [+] travel restrictions Getty Many European countries have removed travel restrictions related to Covid-19 – the latest countries are Estonia, Finland and Portugal from July 1. However, there are still countries where it is still mandatory to test […]]]>

Many European countries have removed travel restrictions related to Covid-19 – the latest countries are Estonia, Finland and Portugal from July 1.

However, there are still countries where it is still mandatory to test yourself and to bring Covid-19 vaccination or recovery certificates.

Here’s a preview of what’s happening for July 2022.

Countries in Europe without travel restrictions

There are currently 32 destinations in Europe that do not have Covid-19 restrictions in place: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom

This means that regardless of vaccination history, it is not necessary to present documents relating to the state of health of a traveler.

EUEuropean countries with travel restrictions in place

The following countries still apply travel restrictions across Europe:

  • France—France still uses different travel rules depending on whether people have been vaccinated or not. The majority of countries are listed in green, from which people can travel for non-essential travel and fully vaccinated travelers can enter without testing requirements. Non-vaccinated must still test before entry with a negative PCR result less than 72 hours or an antigen test less than 48 hours before departure.
  • Malta – anyone arriving in the country must still present either a vaccination certificate, recovery document or a negative Covid-19 test result.
  • Netherlands – an entry ban is still in place for all travelers arriving from outside the EU/Schengen area, except those who can prove they are vaccinated or can show a certificate of recovery or who arrive from the list of safe countries. This makes the Netherlands the only country on this list in Europe that does not currently allow entry for unvaccinated travelers from outside the EU.
  • Spain – the country recently dropped the requirement for travelers coming from inside the EU/Schengen area to present documents relating to their Covid-19 status. However, from outside the EU/EEA region, travelers must present proof of vaccination, recovery or a negative test result, either a PCR taken within 72 hours or an antigen taken within 48 hours. In plain English, this means Spain is open to unvaccinated travellers, provided they test themselves.
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Western Europe travel and tour packages for travelers – London Business News https://nomassolo.com/western-europe-travel-and-tour-packages-for-travelers-london-business-news/ Tue, 05 Jul 2022 12:07:46 +0000 https://nomassolo.com/western-europe-travel-and-tour-packages-for-travelers-london-business-news/ Traveling in Western Europe comes with many attractive obligations to enjoy the natural atmosphere and see the wonders of nature. There are different types of travel arrangements and plans that have certain values ​​and can tuition fees depending on the level of interest of people to proceed with a user-friendly interface. There are many exciting […]]]>

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Phocuswright Europe: Travelers in the know about… https://nomassolo.com/phocuswright-europe-travelers-in-the-know-about/ Fri, 01 Jul 2022 11:00:14 +0000 https://nomassolo.com/phocuswright-europe-travelers-in-the-know-about/ Concerns that the travel and tourism industry is putting sustainability on the back burner as the sector enjoys a post-pandemic rebound was raised at this week’s Phocuswright Europe conference. Timothy Hughes, vice president of business development at Agoda, said at the event in Amsterdam that the strong COVID recovery proves that “everyone who is lucky […]]]>

Concerns that the travel and tourism industry is putting sustainability on the back burner as the sector enjoys a post-pandemic rebound was raised at this week’s Phocuswright Europe conference.

Timothy Hughes, vice president of business development at Agoda, said at the event in Amsterdam that the strong COVID recovery proves that “everyone who is lucky enough to travel will.”

But he said he was worried that “we’re getting in the red Corvette, pouring gas and durability won’t be an issue anymore.”

Hughes said every stakeholder in the sector, including private businesses, governments and tourism authorities, has a duty to use the opportunity of the COVID shutdown to operate more sustainably.

But he said in Thailand, where he is based, there was an opportunity to control visitor numbers at some of its most popular beach hotspots, “but they haven’t really done that”.

Industry consultant and T2Impact director Timothy O’Neill-Dunne said the industry was not honest about its ability to reduce CO emissions.

“The big lie is net zero 2050,” he said, saying the industry wouldn’t be able to make it happen. “There is a certain amount of greenwashing going on.

O’Neill-Dunne said sustainability is at the forefront of the challenges facing the sector, but he added:

“We made bad decisions and continue to make bad decisions now. One is the abolition of large aircraft.

He said the challenge is that travel is necessary, so the question is not simply how to limit it in the face of the need to allow it to happen in a more sustainable way.

O’Neil-Dunne cited the Dutch government’s decision to reduce capacity at Schiphol Airport by 20% by November 2023 to reduce noise pollution. “What’s that going to do to this country?”

He added: “If you want a place where he [the industry] is broken, these are the airports. This will be the biggest constraint in the future.

“Of the best airports in the world, 95% today are slot constrained. We need to solve the airport problem in a big way.

Hughes said another big challenge facing travel is taking the huge amounts of data the industry has and delivering real insights.

“There is a gap between data and insight. We absorb all this data, but no one takes care of the preview part. We need to create products that take data and provide information. »

O’Neill-Dunne predicted more innovation, especially in fintech and said what OTA Hopper is doing with data to provide its users with meaningful insights is “really interesting.”

Rod Cuthbert, founder of Viator and now an investor in the industry, acknowledged the industry’s challenges, but said:

“It’s easy to make fun of the industry and say we’re not improving, but we are. Is it rough around the edges? Yes.

“But collectively we do a great job and a day in the life of the travel industry is a lot of technology coming together to do wonderful things. We shouldn’t feel bad.

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