How US Rules on International Travel are Changing
More than a year and a half after COVID-19 concerns prompted the U.S. to close its borders to international travelers from countries including Brazil, China, India, South Africa, the United Kingdom and much of Europe, restrictions are shifting to focus on vaccine status.
Beginning Monday, bans on travel from specific countries are over. The U.S. will allow in international travelers, but they must be vaccinated — with a few exceptions.
The U.S. is also reopening the land borders with Canada and Mexico for vaccinated people. Most trips from Canada and Mexico to the U.S. are by land rather than air...read more
Travel in 2022 Will Be Even Busier Than Pre-pandemic Times, According to New Report
Travelers are ready to get out and explore — and 2022 could be even more popular for trips than before the pandemic, according to a new report the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) shared with Travel + Leisure.
When it comes to getaways, domestic travel growth has "significantly" outpaced global tourism as a whole and is expected to rise even more in 2022.
This year, the United States travel sector is anticipating a 35.6% bump, compared to 2020. And next year, the U.S. travel sector is expected to grow by another 28.4%, according to the report, which was produced with Oxford Economics...read more
New FAA Warning Says 5G Technology Could Potentially Interfere With Airplane Safety
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) sent a special information bulletin on Tuesday alerting manufacturers, operators, and pilots to the potential dangers of 5G telecommunications.
In the bulletin, the FAA explained, "there have not yet been proven reports of harmful interference due to wireless broadband operations internationally," however, it added, officials may need to take action to address potential interference with aircraft electronics due to the rise of 5G...read more
19 Travel Tips for Athletes to Prevent Travel Fatigue & Beat Jet Lag
Athletes are often on the go and travel frequently. Flying to training camps, competing in different locations or simply getting to their daily commitments. Agenda can get pretty packed – especially around race weeks. So, knowing how to prevent travel fatigue (and beat jet lag when needed) is really helpful to be able to save energy and use it for training & racing instead.
Moreover, heavy training schedule taxes athlete’s reserves, pushes its body to the limit and weakens immune system. There’s a fine line between being fit and being sick and pretty much every athlete can tell a story how he caught a cold or a stomach ‘bug’ right before the competition...read more
5 Tips for Thanksgiving Travel
For many, this Thanksgiving will be the first significant holiday gathering since 2019. Unlike last year, travel experts expect the airports and roads to be packed. Consider implementing these travel tips to avoid stress and travel interruptions as you finalize your Thanksgiving travel plans...read more