REAL ID Deadline Extended to October 1, 2021

n a White House briefing on March 23, President Trump said he is extending the deadline for Americans to obtain REAL IDs to fly domestically. The new deadline is now October 1, 2021. The reason for the extension, Trump explained, is to encourage social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic and prevent a rush of people from goingContinue reading “REAL ID Deadline Extended to October 1, 2021”

CLOSURES DUE TO COVID-19 Per Apple Vacations

March 23, 2020 Return to Coronavirus FAQ Anguilla – connecting via St. Martin All bookings that connect via SXM (St. Martin/St. Maarten) will be affected by the travel restriction imposed by the Governments of St. Martin/St. Maarten, for travel 3/17/20 through 3/31/20. Aruba All hotels in Aruba will be closed for travel 3/17/20 through 3/31/20. TheContinue reading “CLOSURES DUE TO COVID-19 Per Apple Vacations”

Don’t want to fly during coronavirus crisis? Don’t rush to cancel that ticket. Here’s why

USAToday.com— The surge of passengers trying to change or cancel plane tickets as travel grinds to a halt during the coronavirus crisis is overwhelming airline and online travel agency reservation centers. Hours-long waits, dropped calls and don’t-call-us-we’ll-call-you messages are the norm. Airlines have taken to their websites, Facebook and Twitter accounts to advise travelers to hold off on calling unless their plans areContinue reading “Don’t want to fly during coronavirus crisis? Don’t rush to cancel that ticket. Here’s why”

Walt Disney World Resort in Florida suspending operations beginning Monday through end of month

FOX35Orlando.com —- LAKE MARY, Fla. – Walt Disney World Resort in Florida is suspending operations due to coronavirus concerns. Disney says it is proceeding with the closure of theme parks at Disneyland Paris Resort as well. “In an abundance of caution and in the best interest of our guests and employees, we are proceeding with the closure ofContinue reading “Walt Disney World Resort in Florida suspending operations beginning Monday through end of month”

Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood will temporarily close due to coronavirus

USAToday.com —- LOS ANGELES — Disneyland announced Thursday it would be shutting its doors starting Saturday through the end of March in the wake of growing concerns in the U.S. and around the world about the coronavirus pandemic.  Another big southern California attraction, Universal Studios Hollywood, is also closing for two weeks. The Disneyland Resort, the name for the largerContinue reading “Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood will temporarily close due to coronavirus”

Canceling a cruise due to coronavirus? Here’s a list of updated policies

Today.com — Just like the cancellations of airline flights to Asian and European countries, travelers with reservations on several cruise lines may be worried by the growing spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. And it’s no wonder. Vice President Mike Pence confirmed on March 6 that 21 passengers on the Grand Princess Cruise ship hadContinue reading “Canceling a cruise due to coronavirus? Here’s a list of updated policies”

Coronavirus travel: See list of US airline cancellation and fee waiver policies (UPDATED)

Today.com — COVID-19, the disease caused by a member of the coronavirus family, is spreading rapidly around the world, and airlines are under extreme stress as the outbreak continues to reach new countries. The World Health Organization officially labeled the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic on March 11, and airlines are taking precautions to protect passengers from catching andContinue reading “Coronavirus travel: See list of US airline cancellation and fee waiver policies (UPDATED)”

CLIA Announces Voluntary Suspension in U.S. Cruise Operations

Washington, DC (13 March 2020)—CLIA ocean-going cruise lines will be voluntarily and temporarily suspending cruise ship operations from U.S. ports of call for 30 days as public health officials and the U.S. Government continue to address COVID-19. “CLIA cruise line members are voluntarily and temporarily suspending operations from the U.S. as we work to address thisContinue reading “CLIA Announces Voluntary Suspension in U.S. Cruise Operations”

Trump’s European travel restrictions take effect tonight. Here’s what you need to know

If you’re trying to get home to the U.S. from Europe, life becomes more complicated at the stroke of midnight EDT Friday night. Foreigners from most European nations – but not the United Kingdom and a handful of other countries  – will be banned from coming to the U.S. under President Donald Trump’s announced travel restrictions dueContinue reading “Trump’s European travel restrictions take effect tonight. Here’s what you need to know”

Princess temporarily pauses ship operations for 60 days

Hi everyone, Recognizing our responsibility to our guests, our crew and the global community, and after very serious consideration of the evolving COVID-19 situation, Princess Cruises has made the difficult decision to voluntarily and temporarily pause our global ship operations for 60 days, effective immediately through May 11, 2020. The impact of this decision willContinue reading “Princess temporarily pauses ship operations for 60 days”

Travel Alerts Information

Posted 13 March 2020 COVID-19 update Contiki trips visiting Europe & UK, The Middle East & Asia due to depart March 13,2020 – April 30, 2020 have been suspended As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect nations and people all over the world, and in light of the latest WHO guidance, we’ve reached the decisionContinue reading “Travel Alerts Information”

There’s no place like Hawaii

Contact “Queenie’s Exotic Travel” for details & booking (757) 514-1667 Book: 3/3/2020 – 3/30/2020 Travel: 3/4/2020 – 8/9/2020 One-day advance purchase is required.Restrictions and exclusions may apply. Can’t find a flight to Hawaii or looking for a connection? You’ll find the most connections from our West Coast destinations. Nonstop flights from Sacramento (SMF), San Jose (SJC), San DiegoContinue reading “There’s no place like Hawaii”

Don’t let this sale fly overhead!

Contact “Queenie’s Exotic Travel” for details & booking (757) 514-1667 Save even more when you book a flight + hotel vacation package to any destination we offer. Promo code applied at checkout. Destinations: US Cities, Mexico, The Caribbean – $125 off U.S. vacations*– $250 off international vacations*– $250 off Hawaii vacations* Book: 3/3/2020 – 3/23/2020 by 6:00 p.m.Continue reading “Don’t let this sale fly overhead!”