Domestic Travel During COVID-19

Updated May 19, 2021 Delay travel until you are fully vaccinated. If you are not fully vaccinated and must travel, follow CDC’s recommendations for unvaccinated people. People who are fully vaccinated with an FDA-authorized vaccine or a vaccine authorized for emergency use by the World Health Organization can travel safely within the United States. CDC will updateContinue reading “Domestic Travel During COVID-19”

Travel During COVID-19

Updated by CDC: February 16, 2021 Travel increases your chance of spreading and getting COVID-19. Delay travel and stay home to protect yourself and others from COVID-19, even if you are vaccinated. What you need to know If you must travel, take steps to protect yourself and others: If you are eligible, get fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Before you travel,Continue reading “Travel During COVID-19”

COVID-19 Traveler Information

Last Updated: January 25, 2021 Effective January 26, the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will require all air passengers entering the United States (including U.S. citizens and Legal Permanent Residents) to present a negative COVID-19 test, taken within three calendar days of departure or proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days​.Continue reading “COVID-19 Traveler Information”

Presidential Proclamations on Novel Coronavirus

Last Updated: January 26, 2021 On January 25, 2021 President Biden signed a proclamation continuing the suspension of entry of certain travelers from the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Brazil, China, and Iran, and expanding restrictions to include travelers from South Africa. U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents are not subjectContinue reading “Presidential Proclamations on Novel Coronavirus”

Covid-19 travel restrictions state by state

CNN.com/Travel (CNN) — With the Covid-19 pandemic in near constant fluctuation in the United States, the 50 states are having to adapt rapidly with their rules and regulations.If you’re planning a family vacation or simply wish to travel to another state, it is important to be updated on the latest statewide regulations. While some US states have no restrictions on travel,Continue reading “Covid-19 travel restrictions state by state”

Cruise ships pose risk for ‘amplified,’ ‘scattered’ COVID-19 community spread, CDC official says

USAToday.com Cruise ships’ close-contact environments increase the risk of spreading infectious diseases as shown by multiple COVID-19 outbreaks on ships this year. The risk of spreading disease doesn’t stop when passengers disembark.  Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced it suspended sailings through the end of September, and the agency shared some soberingdata about COVID-19 outbreaks on cruise ships. The CDC revealed the breadth of contactContinue reading “Cruise ships pose risk for ‘amplified,’ ‘scattered’ COVID-19 community spread, CDC official says”

American tourists barred from entering Bahamas because of COVID-19 cases; other countries’ citizens still allowed

USAToday.com American tourists will be barred from entering the Bahamas amid the resurging COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said in a national address Sunday. The rollback comes three weeks after the Bahamas reopened its borders to travelers.  The situation has deteriorated “at an exponential rate since we reopened our international borders” July 1, Minnis said. The country had a total of 194 cases,Continue reading “American tourists barred from entering Bahamas because of COVID-19 cases; other countries’ citizens still allowed”

For those claiming health issues, Delta to require pre-flight evaluation for exceptions to mask policy

USAToday.com Airline passengers are required to wear face masks, and Delta is no exception. Starting Monday, anyone who books a Delta flight who requests an exemption from the mask requirement must undergo a medical evaluation at the airport before boarding. In a statement, Drake Castañeda, a Delta spokesman, said the airline encourages passengers who can’t wear aContinue reading “For those claiming health issues, Delta to require pre-flight evaluation for exceptions to mask policy”

Disney’s Epcot Center, Hollywood Studios reopen: All major Orlando theme parks up and running

ORLANDO, Fla. – Days after reopening two theme parks amid a spike in coronavirus cases, Walt Disney World welcomed back visitors Wednesday to two more theme parks that had been shuttered since March because of the coronavirus. Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios reopened, completing a rolling opening of Disney World’s theme parks that started last weekend at MagicContinue reading “Disney’s Epcot Center, Hollywood Studios reopen: All major Orlando theme parks up and running”

COVID-19 and Cruise Ship Travel

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/warning/coronavirus-cruise-ship Warning – Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel—Widespread Ongoing Transmission Key Points CDC recommends that travelers defer all cruise travel worldwide.  Widespread ongoing spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been reported in some countries. Other countries have reported sustained community spread. Cruise passengers are at increased risk of person-to-person spread of infectious diseases, including COVID-19, and outbreaksContinue reading “COVID-19 and Cruise Ship Travel”

CDC extends ‘no sail’ order for cruise ships as industry ravaged by the coronavirus

USAToday.com — Cruise ships won’t be hitting the high seas again anytime soon. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended a “no sail order” Thursday that it imposed last month to help quell the spread of the coronavirus. While the March 14 order was intended as a voluntary measure to stay in place for 30 days,Continue reading “CDC extends ‘no sail’ order for cruise ships as industry ravaged by the coronavirus”

Southwest retreats on boarding fee refunds after backlash

Southwest Airlines wasn’t offering refunds or credit for some EarlyBird fees, but the airline announced a temporary change Thursday. Robert Lawson was supposed to visit his son and newborn granddaughter in Las Vegas in late March but canceled his flight a couple weeks ago when the coronavirus spread “got real hairy.” Southwest Airlines quickly put the frequentContinue reading “Southwest retreats on boarding fee refunds after backlash”

Carnival Cruise Lines

Good morning Key Account Partners, In light of the ongoing global response to the COVID-19 situation, we continue to work with governments and port officials about our operations and itineraries. We now know with certainty that we will need to cancel some additional cruises, including the following sailings: All Alaska sailings through and including JuneContinue reading “Carnival Cruise Lines”

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”