Spain Set to Close Borders Until Around Christmas; Italy until March 2021

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Spain Closed to Tourists through Christmas?

Local Spanish website Marca reports that Spain is crafting plans to reopen in two stages. While summer will likely see a return to work for what they call “productive sectors,” the phase which would include reopening the borders to tourism, along with cultural and leisure activity for all Spaniards, isn’t likely “until Christmas.”

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Of course a lot can change by then, but recall that Australia has already indicated 2021 would be the earliest they expect to allow Australians out or tourists in.

Italy closed as well

More stunning to me was this article that says that Italy has already announced their reopening plan, which doesn’t include taking tourists until March 31, 2021.

Overall, it’s really starting to look like we won’t be taking many or any international trips until at least the end of 2020.

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