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Old 20.04.2021, 11:11
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And then people can meet their family half way through, in a hol destination. In some circumstances it could be safer. I wonder if that'd pass the EF holiday police filter.
Yeah, I don‘t want to have a holiday police filter. You do what you want, that‘s your business. I‘m against Judging one visit more worthy than the other.

Besides, people meeting in the middle works more if you‘re on the same continent and opens up to a lot of expense and logistics. If your family is in the US, where do you meet? Atlantis?
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Didn't know where to post it, hope people are cool with this. Impressive moment..



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Old 20.04.2021, 11:32
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If your family is in the US, where do you meet? Atlantis?
Iceland, Azores, Brazil.

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Old 20.04.2021, 11:44
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Yeah, I don‘t want to have a holiday police filter. You do what you want, that‘s your business. I‘m against Judging one visit more worthy than the other.

Besides, people meeting in the middle works more if you‘re on the same continent and opens up to a lot of expense and logistics. If your family is in the US, where do you meet? Atlantis?
Oklahoma.

No risk of nuttin'.
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Old 20.04.2021, 11:45
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Oklahoma.
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Old 20.04.2021, 11:49
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Oklahoma.

No risk of nuttin'.
Actually, I have friends and family in Oklahoma.

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Old 20.04.2021, 11:54
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Actually, I have friends and family in Oklahoma.

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Me too.


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Old 20.04.2021, 12:17
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Actually, I have friends and family in Oklahoma.

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Good for you. I do not. Though I know some folks who went to school there. Great advertising library, I think.
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Old 20.04.2021, 12:59
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Good for you. I do not. Though I know some folks who went to school there. Great advertising library, I think.
They are all originally from CT (or descended from people from CT).

Anyway, Iceland is your best bet then!

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Old 20.04.2021, 13:04
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wanting a 'holiday' abroad is very different to wanting to spend time with your own children
Says the person who did several holidays abroad this week alone!

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I went to France twice this week via our local border.
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Old 20.04.2021, 13:42
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https://www.news.com.au/travel/trave...96ab9e6c2a615a

Health Minister Greg Hunt has dampened international travel hopes even further, claiming even after the whole country is vaccinated against COVID-19 there is no “guarantee” borders will reopen.

“Vaccination alone is no guarantee that you can open up. And this was a discussion that in fact I had with Professor Murphy in just the last 24 hours, that if the whole country were vaccinated, you couldn’t just open the borders,” he said at a press conference on Tuesday.
Yeah, well, Murphy's law. We all know how that works.
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Old 20.04.2021, 13:59
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Re: Holidays abroad during Covid

all I can say is that my trip to Mexico in 10 days

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Old 20.04.2021, 14:00
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all I can say is that my trip to Mexico in 10 days

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Don't forget you don't need any test to go, but you need a PCR test to come back.
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Old 20.04.2021, 14:35
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Re: Holidays abroad during Covid

As soon as the most at risk people are able to be vaccinated, I think it is completely fair to want to travel.

I am not sure as to when I will go anywhere (besides a visit to my family) once I have my vaccine...to me, it isn't worth while to go to my beloved Italy and see everyone still in masks and social distancing, just sort of takes the fun out of it. I am hoping by this time next year we can move past all of these measures and phobias.
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Old 20.04.2021, 14:40
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I have to say, without judgement, that it does seem odd to me that the response to a global pandemic is the cry of "what about my holidays?" Personally I am not travelling outside of the country as I simply wouldn't enjoy it at the moment, it doesn't feel right to me, and the risk of something going wrong simply makes it not worthwhile in my opinion.
Exactly. Having an opinion which differs from others is neither judgement, nor Police.

When someone equates getting in your own car, driving a few kms to a supermarket off peak times, putting a mask on, disinfecting- doing quick shop, disinfecting again, washing hands when getting home- to a holiday in Mexico- I think they have lost the plot.

komsomolez, when one person in your direct family is not comfortable with the situation, you have to wait until they are- you can't enforce meeting up. Hopefully when we are all vaccinated, and that will be soon (well not the grandchildren) then we will be able to. It makes it doubly hard, I know.
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Old 20.04.2021, 14:41
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to a holiday in Mexico- I think they have lost the plot.
I'm going there a week today - get me on that plane!!!
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Old 20.04.2021, 14:47
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Don't forget you don't need any test to go, but you need a PCR test to come back.
Just think about what you will do if you test positive when you take your PCR to return...hope you have insurance that pays for your quarantine! Tourists have been stranded in Mexico recently.
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Re: Holidays abroad during Covid

Fingers crossed

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices...navirus-mexico


Susie, we have just cancelled a special trip to Umbria and Tuscany- for the reasons stated. We were driving over, self catering apartments- but even so, not my idea of fun. Have re-booked for September and let's hope.
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Old 20.04.2021, 14:55
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Fingers crossed

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices...navirus-mexico


Susie, we have just cancelled a special trip to Umbria and Tuscany- for the reasons stated. We were driving over, self catering apartments- but even so, not my idea of fun. Have re-booked for September and let's hope.
USA are advising against travel to 80% of countries, including, UK and Switzerland.

Mexico 14 days figures are 43.27 .... Switzerland 372! https://covid.observer/mx/
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Just think about what you will do if you test positive when you take your PCR to return...hope you have insurance that pays for your quarantine! Tourists have been stranded in Mexico recently.
Yes it does, and a new flight etc.
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