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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If you’re traveling while unvaccinated this summer, mind the vaccine gap.
As the summer vacation season comes into focus and doses become widely available, people are grappling with their vaccine status could affect their next trip.
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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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Travel prices are rising.
The airfare site Hopper forecasts ticket prices will jump by up to 5 percent by the end of this March but could soar by as much as 8 percent if vaccines are deployed quickly.
Hotels in many markets are projected to chalk up double-digit rate growth this year, including Seattle (up 13.5 percent), Boston (up 13.4 percent) and Chicago (up 12.6 percent) from 2020, according to hotel consultancy STR.
Weekly car rental rates, which are idling around $90 a week, will rev up to near $120 by the end of the summer, according to RateGain.
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