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EU Approves Use of Covid-19 Certificates for Travel Until June 2023

The European Council gave its green light to the one-year extension of the regulation establishing the EU Digital COVID Certificate.

EU Digital COVID Certificate to Get 1 Year Extension

The regulation establishing the EU Digital COVID Certificate will be prolonged by one year, allowing persons to continue using their certificate, where needed, to travel across the EU.

Covid-19: No Change Yet to Greece’s Travel Rules

The rules that must be followed by travelers arriving in Greece on international flights have been extended once again, the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has announced.

HCAA Extends Covid-19 Rules for Travel to Greece

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority has extended its Covid-19 aviation directives that include the rules travelers arriving in Greece on international flights must follow.

Colombia and Malaysia Join the EU Digital COVID Certificate System

Covid-19 certificates issued by Colombia and Malaysia are now equivalent to the EU Digital COVID Certificate for travel, the European Commission has announced.

Covid-19: Greece Extends Validity of Vaccination and Recovery Certificates for Domestic Travel

The HCAA has updated the rules for travelers flying on domestic flights in Greece with Covid-19 vaccination and recovery certificates.

Greece’s Covid-19 Travel Rules for Int’l Flights Get Extension

The rules that passengers must follow to enter Greece on international flights have been extended until April 11.

EU Urges Member States to Lift Last Remaining Covid-19 Travel Restrictions

European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders has called for Member States of the European Union to lift the last remaining Covid-19 travel restrictions within the bloc.

New EU Mechanism Detects Fake Covid Certificates

The European Commission has adopted a mechanism to revoke fraudulent or erroneous EU Digital COVID Certificates.

Covid-19 Travel Rules Stay the Same in Greece

Besides abolishing the once mandatory PLF, the Greek authorities have kept in place all other Covid-19 rules that travelers from abroad must follow.

European Tourism Manifesto Wants Covid Pass to Include All Vaccines

The European Tourism Manifesto alliance is proposing a series of amendments on the European Commission’s new EUDCC regulation.

EU Council Agrees to Extend Covid Certificate Validity Beyond 2022

The Council of the European Union has agreed to extend the validity of the EU Digital COVID Certificate beyond 30 June 2022.

Greece Updates Travel Rules for International Arrivals – PLF Not Needed from March 15

The Greek authorities have updated the Covid-19 rules that travelers arriving in Greece on international flights must follow.

Greece Looking to Simplify Covid Rules for Tourists

The Greek government plans to look into simplifying the Covid-19 rules that travelers need to follow to enter and stay in Greece.

EU to Lift Travel Restrictions for the Vaccinated from Third Countries

The European Council has updated its recommendation on the temporary restriction of non-essential travel into the EU from third countries.

Covid-19: EU Countries Can Now Issue Recovery Certificates Based on Rapid Tests

Member states of the European Union are now able to issue Covid-19 recovery certificates also based on positive rapid antigen test results.

Greece Extends Covid Travel Rules for International Arrivals

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has updated its guidelines for those preparing to travel to Greece from abroad.

Entering Greece: New Covid-19 Rules for International Travelers

Inbound travelers to Greece from EU/Schengen countries and 33 non-EU countries that hold a valid EU Digital COVID Certificate will no longer be subject to additional restrictions.

No Testing for EU Covid Certificate Holders Traveling to Greece

Travelers to Greece that hold a valid EU Digital COVID Certificate will no longer need to be tested for Covid-19 before their trip as of February 7.

Commission Proposes Extending EU Covid-19 Travel Pass by a Year

As part of ongoing efforts to facilitate safe travel, the European Commission proposed extending the use of the EU Digital Covid Certificate by a year.