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Travel restrictions on non-US citizens travelling into America have been lifted. The travel ban w...

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17.37 8 Nov 2021


US travel ban has been lifted ''We've been waiting a long time for it...''


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17.37 8 Nov 2021


Travel restrictions on non-US citizens travelling into America have been lifted.

The travel ban was imposed by the then President Donald Trump in January 2020, and continued throughout the pandemic until US President Joe Biden announced last month that the restrictions would lift in November, before later confirming the date would be today the 8th of November.

People can now visit America once they are fully vaccinated and have proof of a recent negative PCR test.

Our reporter Laura Donnelly has been speaking to some of the people boarding flights today, and also those awaiting them in the US.

Someone who is also basking in all that excitement is Mary McKenna from Tour America & John Fitzpatrick from Fitzpatrick Hotels in New York...

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