Travel Week in Review – November 12th, 2021

Travel Week in Review – November 12th, 2021

Travelers throughout the world celebrated on Monday as the United States reopened its borders to vaccinated travelers from all over the globe for the first time in nearly two years. Airlines took to social media to mark the occasion, tweeting messages of excitement and hope as travelers started to stream into U.S. ports. “The British are coming! The British are coming!” JetBlue tweeted on Monday. Read More…

President Biden has outlined new rules for foreign travelers entering the country with reopened borders, providing clarity on what will be needed for international travel. The plan moves away from the previous U.S. ban on flights from most foreign countries, which was implemented by former President Trump and extended by Biden when he took office. In a proclamation signed by Biden on Monday, the U.S. will implement a system that requires most incoming visitors to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Read More…

The CDC this week warned against traveling to a pair of popular vacation destinations: the Netherlands and the Cayman Islands. The agency, which updates its travel advisory on a weekly basis, raised both destinations to its highest “Level 4” travel warning, telling Americans to “avoid” both countries. The Department of State, in turn, raised both the Netherlands and the Cayman Islands to its highest travel advisory level. Read More…

The last major group of Americans is now eligible for their COVID-19 shots. On Tuesday afternoon the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved pediatric doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. The news comes just in time to get the age group partially vaccinated before the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, one of the nation’s busiest travel periods. Read More…

Why not start off the year with a vacation? You can begin planning now and make it a holiday gift to yourself. Decide whether you want warm, relaxing sunshine or snowy. For something in between, there’s lots to do in Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Fort Worth. Sightseeing in Scotland, jetting off to the Maldives, skiing in Park City, and exploring the rainforest in Puerto Rico are a few of the travel ideas. Whether or not you decide to travel in January, we hope you’ll at least put a vacation or two in your New Year’s resolutions. Read More…


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