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This post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to complete a purchase, we may earn a commission Now, more than ever, it’s really important to know the in’s-and-out’s of your travel insurance policy. Contact your policy provider to clarify whether you are covered for illness or cancellation because of COVID-19 as part of…

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, many countries have implemented restrictions on international travel to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, such as a 14-day self-isolation period on arrival, or producing a negative PCR test and travel certificate. We’ve put together a list of the COVID-19 travel restrictions by country, applicable for individuals travelling…

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic many countries have restrictive measures in place, such as having to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival or produce medical certificates. Furthermore, in many countries the FCO still advises NOT to travel internationally unless ‘essential’ and further to this, holidaymakers may have to be prepared to quarantine on arrival back…

We keep hearing about the importance of testing, especially as we start to tracvel again, but can we rely on Coronavirus test results? As with all testing, nothing can determine 100% accuracy. Here we discuss why that is and how accurate Coronavirus testing is. Are Coronavirus Tests Accurate? There are varying reported levels of accuracy…

In March 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) called for countries to test every case. In the UK, this was restricted to selected treatment areas and has since been expanded to cover wider areas of population. The importance of obtaining an antibody test is to assist in the determination of the local levels of previous…

Antibodies are our bodies’ response to potentially dangerous infection; a specific set of rules the body develops to fight off a particular infection. The presence of antibodies indicates a previous infection as it shows that the body has been exposed in order to learn how to fight off the infection. How does a real time…