Customers who don’t wear a mask will be given one warning before they issue a suspension. Alaska Airlines has announced that flight crews will begin handing out “yellow cards” to passengers who do not wear a face mask during flights. The yellow card is intended to serve as a final notice that passengers must put
States such as New York are still imposing quarantine rules for travelers ©Shutterstock New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are among the states now requiring visitors from states with significant coronavirus infection rates to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. Lockdown de-escalation efforts are well underway across the US and inter-state travel has more or
Soon, you’ll be able to book the middle seat again on United and American Airlines. American Airlines and United Airlines have announced that beginning July 1, they will begin to book flights at full capacity. The news comes amid skyrocketing case numbers of COVID-19 in the United States. Both United and American Airlines said they
Looking to get top travel tips with just a tap on your screen? Lonely Planet will soon be bringing its expert recommendations to Apple Maps. Lonely Planet has announced plans to provide curated content through a new Apple Maps feature, which was revealed at Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference this week. Launching later this year
It looks like Americans will be banned from Europe for quite some time. Officials in the European Union are working on a draft list of countries to ban from incoming travel to Europe, as they negotiate plans for wider reopening of the region, according to a report from the New York Times. The ban would
©Busà Photography/Getty Images During a time when many states are still in various forms of lock down, is it still possible to experience the culture of a town, city or countryside? When Mee and Sean Gray pulled into the driveway of their Colorado Springs AirBnB, they were excited to see what their trip would hold.
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©Ioana Buliga/EyeEm/Getty Images Chicago and Nashville have both rolled out expansive programs to stimulate local tourism. Around the United States cities are starting to roll back COVID-19 pandemic-fueled regulations and encourage stateside travel. The States just surpassed 2 million cases of COVID-19 and many states are seeing an uptick of new cases. Non-essential travel is
Amtrak in New Mexico ©Kris Davidson/Lonely Planet Amtrak, the only long-distance passenger train operator in the United States, is ending daily service to hundreds of stations across the country because of the downturn in business due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, trains will stop at many stations just three times a week on a reduced
United Airlines will address coronavirus concerns by requiring passengers and crew to submit a health assessment before flying. United is one of the first major US airlines to introduce such measures in the wake of the pandemic. The “health self-assessment” is now part of United’s check-in process and consists of a questionnaire called the ‘Ready-to-Fly’
#1: Dissolving in a Yellowstone hot spring People from all over the world go to marvel at the geysers and hot springs of Yellowstone National Park. Occasionally, people decide to avoid warnings, fences, and pathways in order to get into one of the hot springs – an activity known as “hot potting.” Unfortunately for many
An epic decade-long treasure hunt has finally come to an end after one lucky adventurer discovered the hidden bounty in the Rocky Mountains. The famed millionaire art and antiques collector, Forrest Fenn, kicked off a popular treasure hunt ten years ago by hiding a bronze chest filled with gold, rubies, diamonds and prehistoric jewels in
As global citizens and adventurers here is some simple advice on how every person, regardless of race, can be a Black ally during their travels. The Black human experience has been brought to the forefront of most people’s minds because of recent weeks’ Black Lives Matter rallies. The movement has spread like wildfire from its
Window Rock is a natural rock formation in Kenai Fjords National Park © Feng Wei Photography / Getty Images Travelers interested in visiting Alaska now have to abide by a public health order with certain requirements such as presenting proof of a qualifying negative COVID-19 test. Having taken effect on 6 June, 2020, the order
Duck into the Old West Museum in Cheyenne, Wyoming and you’ll see so many chuck wagons, sleek phaetons, and sturdy stagecoaches you’ll think you stumbled onto a Clint Eastwood film set. The museum, part of the broader Frontier Days rodeo complex, is home to the largest collection of of pre-automobile vehicles West of the Mississippi.
#VanLife. It’s been all the rage for a while now. Living in your van or car can provide freedom. Freedom from rent, freedom from the mundane, and often most importantly, freedom to travel the country. But what happens when a pandemic hits, bringing travel to a grinding halt? What happens when you’re ordered to stay
We’ve got the roundup on the opening of your favorite theme parks. The country is still taking its time reopening after months of closings due to Covid 19. Though each state is still deciding on its own timeline for letting people get back to their lives, and large group outings are still shunned in much
Eric Lewis, Grand Atlas Tours Current economic conditions will lead to the return of this American tradition. Imagine you and your loved ones have a cooler packed of food, and clothes for a week in your car. Air conditioning on, singing to music, enjoying the open road. Take a minute and close your eyes. Do
©Arina P Habich/Shutterstock Motorhome parked on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Sales skyrocket as Americans realize RVs have everything anybody could ever need in a quarantine. Since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, Americans have been looking for a way to get out of their homes and start truly living their lives again. As summer arrives,
Here are the top United States destinations people are missing during the pandemic. Instagram isn’t just about sharing the moment. It’s also about nostalgia for the past. And among hashtags such as #ThrowbackThursday and #FlashbackFriday, you’ll find a very specific trend: the cry to #TakeMeBack! The #TakeMeBack hashtag is a bittersweet celebration of past vacations.