Month: September 2020

These states still require travelers to self-quarantine or present negative COVID-19 test results

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is no longer being updated. Please refer to the latest state quarantine information for travelers here

States are slowly beginning to open back up but that doesn’t mean travelers are free to come and go as they please just yet. USA TODAY has an update on the states that discouraged interstate travel by imposing 14-day quarantines on visitors and residents returning from other states. See which have lifted their quarantine orders and which require them.

Alaska

In Alaska, travelers arriving at state airports will be required to fill out a mandatory State of Alaska Travel Declaration Form and identify their “designated quarantine location,” which would be home for residents and a hotel room or rented lodging for visitors. 

The state’s mandate, issued in March and extended until June 2, requires travelers to go straight to their quarantine location from the airport and remain there for

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Ponzi-style schemes to pay bookings

The Grand Palladium resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, was a swank respite in March for Leigh Anne Belcher and her daughter until they got a call to stop by the front desk about a billing question. 

Their travel agency, swamped with coronavirus cancellations, had abruptly closed its doors and disconnected its phone lines – and refused to pay the hotel for the room even though Belcher had paid the agency in full for the trip.

On the spot, Belcher had to come up with thousands of dollars to pay the upscale hotel, which threatened to call authorities and advised the front-gate attendants to make sure no one escaped without paying. When she and her daughter tried to head home to Lexington, Kentucky, they had to shell out more money; their flight had been canceled, and the airline wouldn’t allow them to change it since it, too, was booked by

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What ‘Level Four’ shutdown status means for your holiday

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Boris Johnson has announced new national restrictions before MPs in the House of Commons as the Covid-19 alert level moves back up to Level Four. He will follow this up with a televised address tonight at 8pm. 

Key changes to the rules include a move to table-service only and a 10pm curfew for hospitality venues including restaurants and bars, a return to working from home where possible, a extension of the requirement to wear face coverings, and a change in policy that means Covid-secure guidelines will become legal obligations for retail, leisure and tourism.

For now, he has stopped short of the two-week “circuit break” and it seems the “rule of six” will remain in place for now, meaning you can still go on holiday with another household as long as your group size is no larger than six in England. In Wales, children under the age

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The Perfect Itinerary for A Trip to Angeles City

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The Philippines is considered as one of the most fascinating tourist destinations in the world. The country’s rich heritage and thrilling attractions are sure to pique the interests of travelers of all tastes. This makes it an excellent place for a family adventure. The city of Angeles, which is located in the province of Pampanga, is a preeminent location that has won the hearts of many who visit the country. The city is famous for being a military stronghold for the U.S Air Force during the Second World War and also played a pivotal role during the Vietnam War. For this reason, you can expect to find plenty of restaurants and shops that have been heavily influenced by western culture; which is great for those who might feel homesick during the trip. 

Another great aspect of this vibrant city is that it’s well connected to other major capitals. Thanks to … Read More