Travel Week in Review – October 22nd, 2021

Travel Week in Review – October 22nd, 2021

A new COVID Travel Map, powered by SHERPA, takes the confusion and stress out of planning international travel during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. With the easy-to-use interactive tool, users can simply enter their travel details, including their passport-issuing country, departure and arrival countries, and COVID-19 vaccination status, to view instant, detailed information regarding the latest travel restrictions, quarantine requirements, testing rules, and documentation required for travel. Read More…

The holidays are a notoriously stressful time to travel, with jam-packed airports, congested roads, and increased fares across the board, from hotel bookings to rental cars. As if that weren’t already enough, the pandemic — of course — adds an additional layer of logistical stress to holiday travel. If you’re traveling outside the country, you’ll have to factor in testing, vaccination, and quarantine requirements. And even if you’re traveling within the U.S., there are safety precautions to consider. Read More…

Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Tuesday that visitors will be welcomed back to Hawaii and nonessential travel can resume starting Nov. 1. Ige made the comments during a news conference at the new international terminal at the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport in Kona. Ige said, “Our hospitals are doing better, and we have fewer Covid patients in them. Most importantly, our healthcare system has responded, and we have the ability to move forward with economic recovery.” Read More…

United Airlines will fly to five brand-new destinations next year in its largest-ever transatlantic expansion and will be adding new routes that were interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The airline will now include flights to Amman, Jordan; Bergen, Norway; Azores, Portugal; Palma de Mallorca, Spain; and Tenerife in the Spanish Canary Islands. United will also launch seven routes that were interrupted by the pandemic. Read More…

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has upped its travel warning for Singapore to the highest tier, Level 4, urging travelers to avoid visiting the city-state. Singapore last week announced it would open its Vaccinated Travel Lanes program to several new countries, including the United States, this week, enabling fully vaccinated travelers to visit without quarantine if they follow testing protocols. Read More…


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