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The resort destination is offering courtesy private jet service back to the United States or a complimentary 14-day stay for guests who test positive for COVID-19 prior to departure from the resort.
The Caribbean island launched new travel protocols, which require visitors to get a negative coronavirus PCR test within three days before they arrive and another negative PCR test five days after they arrive.
American Queen Steamboat Company and Victory Cruise Lines both issued guidance that states a vaccination is required for all sailings beginning July 1, 2021. Both cruise lines are part of the Hornblower Group.
The new year has been slow for air travel, after spikes in the number of passengers during the holidays. So far this year has averaged 754,134 passengers per day. The same period in 2020 averaged 2,002,721 passengers per day and 2019 was slightly lower at 1,909,770.
Visitors to the Hawaiian island of Maui will now be required to download a mobile app to ensure they are notified if they come into contact with someone with COVID-19.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an order late Friday that mandates the use of masks on airplanes, trains, buses and other public transportation as the U.S. seeks to contain the spread of COVID-19.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Tuesday that new restrictions requiring travelers to test negative for COVID-19 before flying domestically are being discussed, and could be introduced soon.
For now, anyone arriving in Canada must have proof of a negative Covid-19 test taken in the previous 72 hours and go into a 14-day quarantine. But the Canadian government is looking to find more ways to discourage international travel.
The order is a directive to several agencies to take action to require masks be worn in compliance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.
The White House said the order backs up Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. The executive order is in addition to the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to get into the country.
If you have been waiting to travel to Hawaii, it could soon get easier to get there, if you are vaccinated. Lt. Gov. Josh Green said travelers who get the COVID-19 vaccine will likely be exempted from quarantine and testing requirements as early as this spring.
President Trump signed an order Monday lifting some travel restrictions imposed early last year in response to the pandemic. This decision, the White House said, came after winning support from coronavirus task force members and public health officials.
Elites now get an extra full year to enjoy their benefits. Additionally, Ambassador Free Weekend Nights are extended by three months and Free Night Certificates from credit cards are extended through December 31, 2020. All new certificates issued in 2020 will be valid for 18 months.
Complimentary antigen tests are available to registered guests returning to the U.S. from any of its 17 resorts across Mexico and throughout the Caribbean.
Domestic airlines are making it easier for those that might need to change travel plans due to the new requirements. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines all are waiving the fare difference for international flight changes.
“Testing does not eliminate all risk,” says CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, MD, “but when combined with a period of staying at home and everyday precautions like wearing masks and social distancing, it can make travel safer, healthier, and more responsible by reducing spread on planes, in airports, and at destinations.”
“This proposal will allow Kauai to move forward with limited tourism in ‘resort bubbles’ while honoring the county’s request to opt-out of the Safe Travels pre-travel testing program,” said Gov. David Ige.