Travel Week in Review – October 7th, 2022

Travel Week in Review – October 7th, 2022

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced it would no longer maintain a country-by-country list of coronavirus-related travel advisories. CDC officials said it would only post notices for nations if it is experiencing a concerning COVID-19 variant or other situation that would change the agency’s travel recommendations, starting on October 3. “As fewer countries are testing or reporting COVID-19 cases, CDC’s ability to accurately assess is limited.” Read More…

In spite of the United States’ slower-than-expected post-Covid recovery and latest political imbroglios, the dollar has moved upwards while most of the competing currencies, including the Euro and the British pound, which have always been much stronger, fell hard. In simpler terms, the U.S. dollar is absolutely crushing it, making travel much cheaper for Americans. Read More…

Traveling internationally is an adventure best planned ahead of time, and not just when it comes to booking flights and packing. Sure, showing up at your gate sans passport or forgetting melatonin for your red-eye flight can put a damper on your long-awaited escape, but most of your preparation should be dedicated to ensuring health, safety, and financial necessities are covered. To save you some prep time, we’ve compiled this international travel checklist for your next long-distance journey. Read More…

It’s that time of year again, when travel—or any indoor activity, really—comes with concerns of catching the flu. The combination of the annual surge of influenza activity with still-lingering COVID strains is enough to make even savvy travelers worried about stepping into a crowded airport or boarding a plane. One of the paramount issues is determining if the air on planes hastens the spread of infection. But apprehensions about aircraft cabin air long predate COVID or active flu seasons. Read More…

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is due to relax its daily cap on passenger departures at the end of the month. The cap – which limited the number of departing passengers to just 100,000 per day – was activated at the end of July in an attempt to manage the operational congestion caused by the rebound in passenger demand following the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions. It is expected that LHR will ease these restrictions on Saturday, October 29th. Read More…


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