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Of Americans who plan to put 2021 holiday travel expenses on a credit card, the average they plan to charge is $1,471, a September 2021 NerdWallet survey found. That’s a lot…

This post was last updated on Dec. 1, 2021. If you’re vaccinated and planning on heading to France this holiday season, you’re in luck. In light of the newly-discovered coronavirus variant Omicron, la Republique Française has not implemented fresh travel restrictions for vaccinated visitors coming from the U.S.—for now, at least. Here’s what you need […]

Here’s the latest on travel to and from the United States, including quarantine requirements, testing and rules for foreign countries. We’ll update this page with information as we get it.  Report: Biden Administration to Require Stricter Testing Requirements For Travelers to U.S. On Tuesday, the Washington Post reported the Biden administration is planning to roll […]

Despite concerns about the Omicron variant of Covid-19, travel between Germany and the United States is open. But vaccination and testing requirements make it imperative to prepare before you embark on your trip. Requirements to Enter Germany from the U.S. The United States is not considered by Germany to be a virus variant or high […]

Ah, the good old days—of June when the world was our oyster.  Freshly vaxxed and passport in hand, we planned long-awaited trips to newly opened destinations. Then we started learning the letters of the Greek Alphabet: first Delta, now Omicron.  Now every plan we have made, as well as any going forward, has a question […]

Consumers enjoyed what is at least a small win last week. In response to a petition brought by the Pennsylvania attorney general, Marriott International agreed not to misrepresent room rates, mandatory fees, or total price in its advertising. Basically, Marriott agreed not to engage in deceptively featuring low-ball room rates, with mandatory fees added later. Although this agreement at least nudges a major hotel away from an ongoing deceptive practice, its effect on the widespread industry practice is yet to be determined — and will likely be small.

An executive producer and co-creator of “Chicago Party Aunt,” Katie Rich described the raunchy Netflix animated series as an homage to her hometown, where she still resides. “I was in the middle of relocating to Los Angeles and then there was a global pandemic, so I'm currently in Chicago,” said Rich. Thanks to her travels with the Second City improv troupe, Rich said she feels at ease meeting strangers. “No matter who I meet, I know a little something about where they are from, even if it's from a place like Salmon, Idaho,” said Rich, who also was a writer for “Saturday Night Live.”

As the pandemic subsides, new trends have been revealed. There has been much speculation about how travel would emerge but now there is data from travel technology company Amadeus to confirm the suspicions. “As the travel sector recovers, we are seeing some truly exciting trends emerge that will shape the industry," said Dan Batchelor, vice president, global corporate communications and social ...

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