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Here’s the latest news from CNN Travel.
Cases rise but curbs relax
With new Covid cases hitting a global record and 15 more places added to the CDC’s highest-risk travel category, you might think travel rules would be tightening up again.

But that’s not the case in Europe, where despite “very high” risk designations, the European Union is advising its countries’ governments to allow vaccinated citizens test-free travel around the region starting February 1. The United Kingdom is also relaxing restrictions for jabbed travelers on February 11.
Is the pandemic’s end in sight? Maybe. In the meantime, here’s how to think about planning travel right now.

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