A DELICATE BUBBLE
SME Magazine Singapore|Issue 10, 2021
The latest wrangling over the coronavirus has seen countries taking small steps back to normalcy. International travel has been one of them.

Considering that the COVID-19 pandemic was spread around the world by air travel, resuming travel activity has been something that governments have been handling very cautiously.

But there remain instances where travel is absolutely necessary. Hence, the travel bubble was born.

In simple terms, a travel bubble is an agreement between two or more countries to open up their borders for travel without strict quarantine. Generally, they are done between governments that are close and trust each other, and who are confident both sides are managing the virus well.

For example, the European Union created such a bubble among its member states, while the UK has a list of places where travellers are exempted from quarantine.

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