Day: May 23, 2022

Travel Deals May 19 to May 26

This week’s travel deals from May 19 to May 26 include $500 roundtrip flights to Tahiti, a big signup bonus ending soon, and more.

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Last Minute Deals

If you can travel within the next two weeks, these last minute deals are for you!

UK residents, here are your UK last minute deals.

Deals Starting in Europe

One of my tips on how to find cheap First Class and Business Class flights is to fly from another country.

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Chinese Artist Sun Xun Turns Hotel Quarantine into a Studio of Freedom

Sun Xun in his lockdown hotel amidst his work. Courtesy of the artist

When Observer virtually connected with Chinese artist Sun Xun, he had transformed an unfortunate situation into a proverbial opportunity. Sun Xun (b.1980) traveled from Beijing to Shanghai in March 2022 to prepare the opening of his new solo show, “An Infinite Journey” at ShanghART gallery, which presents mixed media work displayed as a playful and multidimensional expressionistic mood board of mythological presents and futures. Things didn’t go as planned.

On the eve of the opening, the government asked to postpone the show. COVID-19 had surged again. “I thought we would only need a few days,” he told Observer. Then lockdown orders came the following day. “The government told us that it would last for five days,” he adds. The artist bought woodcut materials to keep himself busy ahead of this, except five

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All Travellers to Germany Are Now Obliged to Register Digitally Before Entry

The German authorities have obliged all travellers to the country to register digitally before their arrival to the country, since Sunday, November 8.

The new obligation has come into force alongside the model regulation, which has cut short the required period of self-isolation for those coming from high-risk areas from 14 to ten days.

According to a press published by the Ministry of Interior, the registration can be completed in the web application Digital Entry Registration (DEA), through a desktop, tablet, and smartphone is accessible worldwide and has replaced the paper exit card.

Commenting on the digitization of entry registrations, the Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn, amongst other highlighted the move relieves the health authorities.

“You can find out quickly and reliably who is coming from a risk area and has to go into quarantine. This way we can better avoid new sources of infection when entering Germany,” he

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You Can Get Travel Insurance Without Paying for It Out-Of-Pocket

Since many countries still require negative COVID-19 tests to enter, it’s good to obtain travel insurance. After all, a positive COVID-19 test result is still possible — even if you’re vaccinated and boosted — and could derail your trip.

Increasingly, more Americans are jumping on the travel insurance train. Nearly one-third (31%) of U.S. travelers say they are more likely to purchase travel insurance for their trips planned between now and the end of 2022, according to an August 2021 AAA survey of more than 1,100 American adults. And Americans are following through with what they say they’ll do. AAA’s travel insurance sales increased between August 2020 and August 2021.

But there’s a good chance you can get travel protections without buying a separate travel insurance policy. That’s because many credit cards provide travel insurance as a built-in benefit to customers.

Credit card travel insurance is comparable to standard travel

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