Travel Week in Review – March 25th, 2022

Travel Week in Review – March 25th, 2022

It’s easy to miss getting important news in between your busy life, so we put together a list of the biggest news about destinations worldwide from February, so you can stay up-to-date easily. From reopening borders in New Zealand and Australia to easing testing requirements in destinations like Aruba, Sweden, and Canada and new developments in destinations across the globe, the shortest month of 2022 has seen quite a lot of big news. Read More…

Air travel has been one of the last holdouts for strict pandemic mask requirements. In the United States, for example, the mask mandate — which was recently extended to April 18, when it comes up for review again — is still enforced. Over the last year, 922 of those who didn’t wear masks received fines from the Transportation Security Administration, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office. But there are hints that the tide may be turning. Read More…

Oh, it’s on. The travel surge that airlines were hoping for – and in many ways were expecting – is on. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) this morning announced that more than 2.36 million passengers went through U.S. airports on Sunday, March 20, the highest number of fliers during the two-year pandemic era. The number of passengers was a whopping 93 percent of capacity on the same day flown in 2019. On that day three years ago, 2,542,643 passengers went through U.S. airports. Read More…

Uber will include its Uber One membership program on the platform of its Uber for Business corporate division, the company announced Tuesday. With an Uber One subscription, members can receive unlimited free delivery on orders for food, groceries, and more with a $15 minimum order from an eligible store. They also can get 5 percent off eligible rides, deliveries, and pickup orders from participating businesses. In addition, members receive “priority service,” which can include top-rated drivers on rides and $5 in Uber Cash. Read More…

Major cities, states, islands, and countries are easing or removing COVID-19 entry requirements entirely as public health metrics continue to improve around the world exactly two years into the pandemic. The start of spring is typically one of the busiest times for travel, and 2022 will be no different. Fortunately, travelers will have far more choices than they did a year ago and far fewer hurdles to clear when it comes to visiting as a foreign tourist. Read More…


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