Possible travel restrictions have travelers asking: What if?

Possible travel restrictions are leaving many Americans asking: “What if?”

What if there’s another surge? What if passengers need a negative coronavirus test to fly domestically? And what if the government tries to limit interstate travel?

The Biden administration last month imposed new testing requirements for air travelers entering the United States. It also required that masks be worn on mass transportation, including airlines, buses and trains.
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Traveling without a vaccine? Here’s what you need to know

Can you travel without a vaccine? A lot of people are starting to wonder, and for good reason. Some airline and cruise lines have announced they will only serve inoculated passengers.

Most airlines currently allow passengers to fly unvaccinated. But some require a negative coronavirus test. Qantas, the Australian carrier, has announced that it will begin mandating proof of vaccination for international flights. Read more “Traveling without a vaccine? Here’s what you need to know”

This is where travelers want to go after the pandemic

Harry Wenkert has big travel plans after the pandemic. He and his wife just booked a cruise to Venice, the Greek Islands, Turkey and Croatia for September.

September 2022, that is.

As the COVID-19 lockdowns continue, a lot of Americans are asking: Where will I travel when the pandemic ends? And when can I go?
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What to do about rude travelers during the pandemic

After a recent flight from Los Angeles to San Diego, Rosalinda Randall found herself wondering what to do about rude travelers during the pandemic.

Randall was in the second-to-last row of the aircraft as she waited to disembark. The passenger seated behind her jumped ahead, blocking her as he grabbed his luggage from the overhead compartment.

“He wanted his bag, and he wanted it now,” Randall remembers. “Being last, there would have been plenty of time for him to retrieve his bag.”
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How to solve any travel problem now

If you’re reading this, then something has probably gone wrong with your trip. Maybe your airline canceled your flight or your hotel lost your reservation. It’s happening a lot during the pandemic. And you need to know how to solve your travel problem.

I’m here to help. I write the nationally syndicated Travel Troubleshooter column, and over more than two decades of consumer advocacy, I’ve helped resolve tens of thousands of trips that went wrong. (By the way, I also pen a column called Problem Solved, which helps all other consumer complaints.)
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