You want a vaccine passport now. But how do you get one?
That’s the situation in which Beth Marcus finds herself. She’s had both of her shots but can’t prove it. Unless she can, she’s afraid she may not be allowed to visit Europe.
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If you’re planning your first vacation after the pandemic, you probably have questions.
What kind of precautions should you take before leaving? What should you pack to stay safe? And what should you expect?
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On a flight from Charlotte to Denver, Stephen Caron met a man he thinks was faking a disability.
“He boarded first because he was in a wheelchair,” recalls Caron, a retired customer sales manager from Jacksonville, Florida. “When we landed he got up and walked off the plane.”
The man then made a beeline to the baggage claim in Denver, a lengthy walk from the gate, unassisted. Caron says he’s seen it happen many times.
Airline crew members have a name for that kind of fake disability on a plane. It’s called a “miracle” flight.
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Travel prices are bouncing back. They have a long way to go.
The average roundtrip domestic airfare dropped 15% last year, to $302, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Hotel rates plummeted 21%, to $103, lodging data from STR found.
But the era of cheap travel will end soon, experts predict. The only questions are, when will it be over – and how long do you have to book a low price?
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As the pandemic approaches its one-year anniversary, it’s time to check the score, fellow travelers. Which travel companies treated you right during the pandemic? Which ones didn’t?
It matters because you usually have a choice in airlines, car rental companies, and hotels. And you want to make the right decision as you start to plan your next trip.
For Daylene Guidice, Viking Cruises is a clear winner. She had a European river cruise booked last spring.
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