5 things to know for June 20: travel chaos, COVID-19, Ukraine, January 6, Colombia

Here’s what you need to know Get up to speed and go about your day. (You can deliver “5 things you need to know today” to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Travel clutter A combination of severe weather, staff shortages and infrastructure challenges has left major airlines struggling to keep up with the … Read more

From coronavirus to war: Will travel become more expensive? | Travel

The epidemic is not over yet, there is a war in Europe and inflation is rising. In such difficult times, many people yearn for a vacation. However, going on vacation is not as easy as it used to be. The pandemic of more than two years has left its mark on many people, raising existential … Read more

Canada travel rules due to COVID-19: What will change this summer? – National

Traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic has not been the easiest experience for many Canadians. With border restrictions constantly changing, it was sometimes difficult to keep up. However, as summer approaches, many travel restrictions have decreased as COVID-19 activity subsides, which could make travel more attractive despite massive delays at airports and passport offices. Ottawa has … Read more

Travel Insurance in 2022: Everything you need to know and how to choose the best insurance policy

With worldwide travel booming, insurance sorting is a must for anyone wishing to travel by plane. The pandemic has made travelers more aware of the need for protection, according to a survey by the European Travel Commission published today. “Some of the interviewees became risk averse in relation to the impact of unexpected or sudden … Read more

US raises COVID-19 testing requirements for international travel

The Biden administration has canceled its requirement that international travelers test negative for COVID-19 within a day before boarding a flight to the United States, ending one of the last remaining government mandates designed to contain the spread of the coronavirus. A senior administration official said Friday that the mandate will expire early Sunday morning. … Read more

Healthcare providers in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto look to the virtual future

The use of telehealth services to maintain social distancing has exploded in large part due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As the impact of the pandemic fades and many services return to in-person delivery, some healthcare professionals say virtual care is here to stay. David’s health care facilities in Central Texas show that the number of … Read more

Travel agents push for change in international COVID-19 testing policy – NBC Connecticut

You can drive from Mexico or Canada to the United States without evidence of a negative COVID-19 test, but you cannot travel to the States without it. Travel agents in Connecticut and across the country say it’s an executive order that needs to change. No other countries require this test. “Other countries have realized that … Read more

Travel Restriction Update June 2022

The summer travel season has reached its peak now. As a result, many countries are easing Covid-19 travel restrictions as the world returns to normal this year. Below are the current entry protocols for many popular destinations. Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, travels on a trip … [+] A horse-drawn carriage … Read more