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# travel - This week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

'I can't do it in the Masai Mara! But when I get back to Nairobi I can do my running'
# Wanderlust
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# Wanderlust

'I can't do it in the Masai Mara! But when I get back to Nairobi I can do my running'

Thu 7:58 PM 9,359 Views 1 Comment

The well-travelled Harry McNulty captains the Ireland 7s in Dubai this weekend.

# travel - Last month November 2022

UK wants EU visitors to give 'face and fingerprint biometrics' - but Irish will be exempt
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# Travel

UK wants EU visitors to give 'face and fingerprint biometrics' - but Irish will be exempt

Nov 11th 2022, 9:57 AM 29,320 Views 39 Comments

As part of the ETA application process, applicants “will be required to submit their biometrics”, a Tory MP said.

# travel - This year 2022

Ireland's 'car-dependent' transport system needs to change, says OECD
# Transport
From TheJournal.ie
# Transport

Ireland's 'car-dependent' transport system needs to change, says OECD

Oct 5th 2022, 12:01 PM 19,181 Views 70 Comments

Improvements in fuel efficiency and electric vehicle use won’t be enough to bridge the gap for 2030 emissions.

Luggage issues continue at Dublin Airport as passengers report delays and lost bags
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# Travel

Luggage issues continue at Dublin Airport as passengers report delays and lost bags

Sep 7th 2022, 12:05 AM 27,223 Views 20 Comments
  • Although the number of lost bags appears to have reduced, passengers are still reporting long delays at baggage claim areas, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Aer Lingus said its situation regarding baggage has "improved significantly".
DAA issues new passenger advice, reducing time to arrive at Dublin Airport before a flight
# Dublin Airport
From TheJournal.ie
# Dublin Airport

DAA issues new passenger advice, reducing time to arrive at Dublin Airport before a flight

Aug 15th 2022, 11:45 AM 37,968 Views 16 Comments

The operator has said that “virtually all passengers” have moved through security in 30 mins this month.

Tourism Ireland was worried article about visit cost for holidaymakers would get 'amplified'
# Tourists
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# Tourists

Tourism Ireland was worried article about visit cost for holidaymakers would get 'amplified'

Jul 31st 2022, 1:21 PM 57,351 Views 61 Comments

There has been a steady level of online complaints from visitors to Ireland, a Tourism Ireland report said.

Dublin Airport says its plan to handle the summer surge is working
# DAA
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# DAA

Dublin Airport says its plan to handle the summer surge is working

Jul 5th 2022, 7:20 AM 15,661 Views 8 Comments

The airport authority issued an update to say that its improvements ahead of the summer period had “achieved their desired result”.

Venice unveils mandatory day-trippers’ reservation and fee
# On Yer Gondola
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# On Yer Gondola

Venice unveils mandatory day-trippers’ reservation and fee

Jul 1st 2022, 9:55 PM 50,356 Views 18 Comments

Venice officials confirmed new rules today for day-trippers that come into effect in January.

Nearly fivefold increase in the number of complaints to the Passport Office this year
# Delays
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# Delays

Nearly fivefold increase in the number of complaints to the Passport Office this year

Jun 30th 2022, 5:38 PM 11,794 Views 17 Comments

Complaints relate to the long delays as well as citizenship issues.

Poll reveals one in 10 Dublin Airport passengers to change travel plans due to queue chaos
# Travel Chaos
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# Travel Chaos

Poll reveals one in 10 Dublin Airport passengers to change travel plans due to queue chaos

Jun 17th 2022, 12:05 AM 24,589 Views 28 Comments
  • A new poll reveals the long queues have prompted 12% of Dublin Airport passengers to change or cancel their flights, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Those aged 18-24 were more likely to say they had changed travel plans.
Ryanair announce seven new routes as part of winter schedule
# Travel
From TheJournal.ie
# Travel

Ryanair announce seven new routes as part of winter schedule

Jun 7th 2022, 10:10 PM 79,584 Views 25 Comments

Shannon Airport also announced that it will begin a twice weekly flight to Paris from September.

Criticism for Ryanair as airline requires South Africans to take pre-flight test in Afrikaans
# Travel
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# Travel

Criticism for Ryanair as airline requires South Africans to take pre-flight test in Afrikaans

Jun 7th 2022, 4:22 PM 26,757 Views 29 Comments

Critics of the move by Ryanair have pointed out the language’s apartheid association and that it is only the third-most spoken language in the country.

Dublin Airport sees busy morning 'with none of the delays of last week'
# Delays
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# Delays

Dublin Airport sees busy morning 'with none of the delays of last week'

Updated Jun 5th 2022, 4:05 PM 32,399 Views 29 Comments

As many as 49,000 passengers are expected to depart from Dublin Airport today.

Poll: Do you consider climate impact when booking holidays?
# SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL
From TheJournal.ie
# SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL

Poll: Do you consider climate impact when booking holidays?

Jun 2nd 2022, 8:54 AM 24,495 Views 53 Comments

Tourism is responsible for a significant slice of global greenhouse gas emissions.

The Explainer: What’s causing the chaos at Dublin Airport?
# Podcast
From TheJournal.ie
# Podcast

The Explainer: What’s causing the chaos at Dublin Airport?

Jun 1st 2022, 6:30 PM 4,534 Views 2 Comments

Listen to hear travel editor Eoghan Corry explain what’s been causing the recent chaos.

Dublin Airport 'holding areas' outside terminal building to be used for early passengers if needed
# Holiday From Hell
From TheJournal.ie
# Holiday From Hell

Dublin Airport 'holding areas' outside terminal building to be used for early passengers if needed

Updated Jun 1st 2022, 3:29 PM 73,527 Views 111 Comments
  • The holding areas, which will include car parks, are a contingency measure that are not expected this weekend.
  • DAA CEO Dalton Philips said he had "a high level of confidence" that last week's lengthy queues won't be repeated.
  • He acknowledged however that some people may be forced to queue outside.
Irish adventurer and travel writer Dervla Murphy dies aged 90
# RIP
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# RIP

Irish adventurer and travel writer Dervla Murphy dies aged 90

May 23rd 2022, 3:44 PM 19,253 Views 11 Comments

The Waterford writer wrote many books about her journeys abroad – often travelled by bicycle.

Trains, planes and automobiles: Irish ministerial transport emitted 400 tonnes of carbon last year
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From TheJournal.ie
# Travel

Trains, planes and automobiles: Irish ministerial transport emitted 400 tonnes of carbon last year

May 19th 2022, 12:05 AM 17,572 Views 25 Comments
  • An analysis by The Journal has found that ministers emitted 406 tonnes of CO2 equivalent between them last year.
  • The final figure is an under-reporting of the true number because multiple departments did not release full data.
  • Details released also show that eight ministers used public transport at least once in 2021.
Students blast travel company USIT over lengthy delays to J1 applications
# J1
From TheJournal.ie
# J1

Students blast travel company USIT over lengthy delays to J1 applications

May 11th 2022, 12:05 AM 16,610 Views 4 Comments
  • Many students going on a J1 with travel company USIT are still waiting to receive their visa, with their flight dates just weeks away, reports Emer Moreau
  • They're unsure when they'll be able to travel to the US, and therefore can't secure accommodation or tell their employers when they can start working
  • Students pay USIT up to €1,100 to organise their trip, including setting up mandatory interviews at the US Embassy in Dublin and liaising with US-based companies who sponsor those on the J1 scheme
European Parliament votes to extend Digital Covid Certs for 12 months
# Travel
From TheJournal.ie
# Travel

European Parliament votes to extend Digital Covid Certs for 12 months

May 5th 2022, 12:09 PM 23,329 Views 22 Comments

The non-binding vote means member states can discuss extending the system past the end date of 30 June.

Qantas to launch direct Sydney to London route - the longest non-stop passenger flight
# Travel
From TheJournal.ie
# Travel

Qantas to launch direct Sydney to London route - the longest non-stop passenger flight

May 2nd 2022, 1:45 PM 42,071 Views 20 Comments

People are set to spend 19 hours in the air travelling from Sydney to London by the end of 2025.

DAA urges passengers not to arrive too early for flights over Easter weekend
# Dublin Airport
From TheJournal.ie
# Dublin Airport

DAA urges passengers not to arrive too early for flights over Easter weekend

Apr 12th 2022, 6:34 PM 31,559 Views 27 Comments

In a statement, the daa said that passengers should arrive at Dublin Airport up to three and a half hours before their flight.

New Zealand to ‘welcome the world back’ as tourism restarts
# Travel
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# Travel

New Zealand to ‘welcome the world back’ as tourism restarts

Mar 16th 2022, 7:31 AM 18,045 Views 10 Comments

The announcement brought forward the date that tourists can visit from countries including the US, Canada, Britain and much of Europe.

Covid-19 restrictions for people travelling to Ireland to end tomorrow
# Coronavirus
From TheJournal.ie
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 restrictions for people travelling to Ireland to end tomorrow

Mar 5th 2022, 4:28 PM 58,995 Views 8 Comments

International travellers to Ireland will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination, recovery or a negative PCR test upon arrival.

'Fortress Australia' re-opens after two-year Covid closure
# Travel
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# Travel

'Fortress Australia' re-opens after two-year Covid closure

Feb 20th 2022, 1:30 PM 23,390 Views 17 Comments

“The wait is over,” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said during a press conference today.

# travel - Last year 2021

France suspends transit ban for Britons living in EU
# France
From TheJournal.ie
# France

France suspends transit ban for Britons living in EU

Dec 30th 2021, 4:43 PM 31,631 Views 26 Comments

Under stricter Covid-19 travel rules being applied since December 28, only Britons whose official primary residence is in France were to be allowed in.

All arrivals into Ireland will be advised to take antigen tests for five days
# Travel
From TheJournal.ie
# Travel

All arrivals into Ireland will be advised to take antigen tests for five days

Dec 17th 2021, 6:37 PM 37,358 Views 33 Comments

The Taoiseach announced the measure in an address to the nation this evening.

An estimated 850,000 passengers will pass through Dublin Airport this Christmas
# Flying Home For Christmas
From TheJournal.ie
# Flying Home For Christmas

An estimated 850,000 passengers will pass through Dublin Airport this Christmas

Dec 10th 2021, 1:03 PM 10,938 Views 35 Comments

Numbers travelling are up by 162% on last year but down by 42% on pre-pandemic levels.

Storm Barra: How transport has been impacted today across the country
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From TheJournal.ie
# Travel

Storm Barra: How transport has been impacted today across the country

Updated Dec 7th 2021, 6:35 PM 48,127 Views 11 Comments

Counties in Ireland are currently under either Status Red, Orange or Yellow weather warnings.

New travel test rules take effect for inbound passengers to Ireland
# Travel
From TheJournal.ie
# Travel

New travel test rules take effect for inbound passengers to Ireland

Updated Dec 5th 2021, 7:25 PM 57,125 Views 61 Comments

Ireland is exempt from further rules on testing announced yesterday for people travelling to the UK.

Deeply unlucky Munster simply focused on getting home from South Africa
# Pandemic
From The42
# Pandemic

Deeply unlucky Munster simply focused on getting home from South Africa

Nov 30th 2021, 1:02 PM 35,784 Views 10 Comments

10 of their players and staff have tested positive for Covid-19.

Ireland exempt from new UK travel rules requiring Covid-19 test for arrivals
# Covid Tests
From TheJournal.ie
# Covid Tests

Ireland exempt from new UK travel rules requiring Covid-19 test for arrivals

Nov 28th 2021, 9:30 AM 81,125 Views 37 Comments

The new rules do not apply for those within the Common Travel Area – including Ireland.

Poll: Have you travelled abroad since the start of the pandemic?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Have you travelled abroad since the start of the pandemic?

Nov 27th 2021, 11:06 AM 85,495 Views 87 Comments

Many travel rules still apply across the world.

People travelling to Ireland from 7 southern African nations will need pre-flight PCR and home quarantine
# Restrictions
From TheJournal.ie
# Restrictions

People travelling to Ireland from 7 southern African nations will need pre-flight PCR and home quarantine

Updated Nov 26th 2021, 6:35 PM 133,446 Views 57 Comments

Germany, Italy, Austria and the Netherlands are among countries to have already banned visitors from South Africa.

New Zealand to stay closed to foreign travellers for another five months
# Covid19
From TheJournal.ie
# Covid19

New Zealand to stay closed to foreign travellers for another five months

Nov 24th 2021, 8:28 AM 17,510 Views 22 Comments

The border announcement came as New Zealand prepares to revamp its domestic Covid-19 response to scrap lockdowns.

Irish passport holders vaccinated outside the EU can now apply for an EU Covid Certificate
# Covid Cert
From TheJournal.ie
# Covid Cert

Irish passport holders vaccinated outside the EU can now apply for an EU Covid Certificate

Nov 18th 2021, 5:54 PM 23,746 Views 21 Comments

Adults who hold an Irish passport and are vaccinated with one of the four EMA approved vaccines can apply.

Children under 18 won't be required to be fully vaccinated to enter US
# International Travel
From TheJournal.ie
# International Travel

Children under 18 won't be required to be fully vaccinated to enter US

Oct 26th 2021, 9:59 AM 13,778 Views 6 Comments

They will still need to take a Covid-19 test unless they are two or younger.

India reopens for foreign tourists on charter flights as Covid-19 cases decline
# Reopening
From TheJournal.ie
# Reopening

India reopens for foreign tourists on charter flights as Covid-19 cases decline

Oct 15th 2021, 9:21 AM 8,344 Views 5 Comments

Foreign tourists on regular flights will then be able to enter India starting on 15 November.

Irish travel company Joe Walsh Tours to reopen after ceasing business earlier this year
# Tourism
From TheJournal.ie
# Tourism

Irish travel company Joe Walsh Tours to reopen after ceasing business earlier this year

Oct 6th 2021, 10:15 PM 26,686 Views 9 Comments

After ceasing trading in April 2021, KPMG were appointed liquidators of the company.

Digital Covid-19 certs extended to Irish citizens vaccinated outside the EU
# Green Pass
From TheJournal.ie
# Green Pass

Digital Covid-19 certs extended to Irish citizens vaccinated outside the EU

Sep 29th 2021, 3:51 PM 22,078 Views 9 Comments

The online portal will first accept applications from Irish citizens who were vaccinated in Northern Ireland.

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