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U.S. Airlines Crack Down on Emotional Support Pets

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) finalized a ruling in relation to the transportation of service animals by air travel on Wednesday.  One of the major implications of the ruling is that it would no longer allow travelers with personal support animals, that are not certified and trained service animals, to be taken on board …

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EasyJet Announcements Good And Bad News For Travelers

EasyJet has made two back-to-back announcements this week – offering both good and bad news for travelers. The airline first revealed on November 30 that it was partnering with two COVID-19 testing firms to offer its customers a reduced rate on pre-flight tests, making it easier for passengers to obtain tests which are now necessary …

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CDC Says Temperature And Symptom Screening Ineffective At Airports

A recent study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that US airport measures to screen arriving travelers for COVID-19, such as symptom and temperature-checking, are ineffective. The study, which was guided by traveler data at designated US airports between January 17 to September 13, found that a total of …

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American Airlines Tests New Health Pass For International Travel

American Airlines has launched a trial of a new digital health pass which, alongside pre-flight COVID-19 PCR testing, will enable its customers to easily travel internationally again. The program represents a welcome move for travelers, as the airline attempts to open up tourism to countries and territories which require new arrivals to prove that they …

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New Proposed Bailout For U.S. Airlines Keeps 2021 Travel Hopes Alive

A proposed bipartisan COVID-19 relief bill, which would provide USD$17 billion in support for the beleaguered aviation sector, offers hope to US travelers planning vacations in 2021. While the passage of the bill into law is not yet certain, the news provides a timely boost to US airlines, which have been placed under significant financial …

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First Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Sets Sail With New Protocols

The first Royal Caribbean cruise ship set sail today after the cruise line shut down its global operations back in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas set sail from Singapore in what is expected to be a major milestone for the cruise industry.  The cruise will set sail for …

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The Latest U.S. Interstate Travel Restrictions For December

With domestic travel spiking over Thanksgiving, the same can be expected for the busy December holiday season. With COVID-19 cases still surging across the country, here are latest interstate travel restrictions for December, 2020.  With the Thanksgiving holiday wrapping up, Americans set a new record for the busiest day of travel late last week.   Many …

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New Face Mask Law In Netherlands Travelers Need To Know

The Netherlands is set to become the latest country to make the wearing of a protective face mask mandatory in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. With most European countries having already made the wearing of masks compulsory, the Netherlands is late to the party – and the decision has caused controversy amongst its citizens. …

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U.S. Sets New Record For Busiest Travel Day Since Pandemic Began

This Thanksgiving has seen a spike in air travel unprecedented during the COVID-19 pandemic, with Sunday November 29 seeing the highest number of passenger screenings during a single day at US airports since the start of the outbreak. The lead-up to the holiday had already seen air passenger numbers reach new pandemic-era highs, with four …

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Latest Data On The Risk Of Catching COVID While Flying

Millions of people are still flying during the pandemic, but is it safe? With high quality air filtration systems and safety measures implemented by airlines, a recent research report says it’s safer to fly than going to a grocery store.  As optimism increases for a COVID vaccine and the finish line stretches closer, 2021 is …

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UK’s New 3 Tier Lockdown System: What Travelers Need To Know

On December 2nd, England’s second national lockdown is due to end. However, it is to be followed once more by the controversial tiered system, which will see some regions with less restrictions and more freedoms than others. Here’s a closer look at that system, and the potential impact it may have on travel to and …

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