AcrossThe United States MondayAirports will be full of people who have reunited with parents, friends, and significant others from the 33 countries where they are not allowed to travel directly. United StatesFor more than a year-and-a half.
Luise Greve23, of Erlangen, Germany, is among the travelers who bought the first flight that would get them to their loved one’s side as soon as the White HouseIt was announced that travel would be open on Nov. 8 to fully vaccinated people from countries previously banned.
UnderUnder the new rules, only fully vaccinated travellers will be allowed to enter. United StatesIf they can provide proof of vaccination and a negative test for coronavirus within three days of travel, Unvaccinated AmericansChildren under 18 years of age are exempted, but must undergo a coronavirus testing within 24 hours of returning home.
Ms. GreveIn the last time she saw her boyfriend March 2020 — “just short of 600 days ago,” she noted — when she visited him for three weeks in Sedalia, Mo.
The pair met in early 2019 when they were randomly assigned to be part of the same castle-building “guild” in Lords MobileThey play a cooperative game on the phones called. AboutA week earlier, she flew back home to GermanyDuring their March2020 Visit, United StatesThe majority of travel from this location is recommended. Europe. AsAs the pandemic dragged on her boyfriend, aged 20, could have visited her in. Germany. ButHe couldn’t afford to quit because his job didn’t allow him vacation days.
Ms. GreveA university student had planned to use a workaround used by many frustrated travelers during pandemic to enter the hospital. United StatesAfter spending two weeks in, Canada. ButBefore she could do that, the White HouseIt announced that it would lift the travel ban. OnceOfficials announced that she had secured a flight leaving from Nuremberg6.30 a.m. MondayArriving in After a few layovers Kansas CityThat night, at 8:27 p.m.
On FridayShe was nervous but excited about her trip. AtCheck-in: She will need to present proof of vaccination and a negative coronavirus test. SheShe was not letting herself get carried away with her hopes.
“I’m just worried things will go wrong because all through the pandemic things went wrong,” she said. “Once I’m in Kansas City, I can breathe again after one-and-a-half years.”
Beatrice Fratini, 24, who lives approximately an hour from VeniceShe also expressed doubts about her reunion with her American fiancé would actually happen MondayEvening in Washington, D.C. TheShe said that she was traumatized by the ban on travel.
“I’m excited but I’m not going to believe it until I’m there,” she said.
TheseLong separations can be stressful for relationships Giulia PolvaraWho lives near? Milan. Ms. Polvara30 year old – traveling to the United StatesNext Saturday, her first day off work since the ban lifteds. Mr. Polvara met her “special friend” as she’s calling him, in December2020, while she was visiting her sibling in New York City. TheyOne intense week spent together
Shehe was supposed to visit him in the early hours of his life March2020, but then Lombardyregion, one part of Europe hit worse by the coronavirus, was on lockdown, meaning she couldn’t even leave her town near Lake Comoto get to airport ByThe time ItalyIt has been relaxed its restrictions Lombardy, United StatesVisitors were prohibited from entering. Europe.
“There is so much building up to this event,” she said. “I’m very happy. I’m also scared of being underwhelmed or that he will be underwhelmed.”
TheThe man she is travelling to see could not be there EuropeBecause he is an IranianLiving in New York CityHe waited for the United StatesTo issue his green cards. TheShe stated that the ban was lifted the same week that her green card was issued.
Source: NY Times