Airline Mask Mandate: When the Requirement Expires and What to Know Before Traveling – NBC Chicago

With a busy spring break season underway, travelers are asking about the nationwide public transportation mask mandate before departing on their getaways.

Citing a recommendation federal health officials, the Transportation Security Administration announced the extension of its mask requirement on public transportation through April 18.

Under the mandate, face coverings will continue to be required on buses, trains and airplanes as well as at transportation …….


5 reasons to look forward to traveling this summer – MarketWatch

For most Americans, summer 2020 entailed camping, getting away from crowds in a remote vacation rental or skipping travel completely and opting for a quarantine staycation. Then there was summer 2021, which was supposed to be the “hot vax summer.” That was until the COVID-19 delta variant put the kibosh on people’s big vacation plans.

For many, the days of dusting off your passport, heading abroad and traversing a foreign country on a summer escapade haven’t happened sin…….


In Steamboat, some traveling nurses live where they work – Steamboat Pilot & Today

Casey’s Pond Senior Living Director of Sales and Marketing Melissa Lahay and Executive Director Brad Boatright show a one-bedroom resident apartment similar to the accomodations where traveling staff are being housed.Suzie Romig/Steamboat Pilot & Today

Nursing assistant Brenda Pittman’s commute to work at Casey’s Pond Senior Living is just a short elevator ride.

The Louisiana mom of five adult chil…….


Amount of people traveling back to pre-pandemic levels as prices increase – KTHV

People have been waiting to travel during the pandemic, but prices for hotels and travel continue to increase. But it’s not stopping families who want to travel.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Families everywhere are enjoying some time off this week for Spring Break, but if you’ve tried to book a hotel room recently you may have been shocked at the cost. 

While many have been waiting to travel for over two years, prices are c…….


Spring Break and Summer Vacation Traveling Plans – WDIO

Shall we fly or drive is the question that some people will be deciding on as those summer plans start to form. With the price of gas right under four dollars a gallon and flight prices fluctuating depending on when you book your ticket, some vacation destinations could be longer or shorter.

“A lot of people are opting more for 10-day trips or two-week trips if they are staying in the states, says Schaub. Like if they’re doing say New York City and Washing D.C. in the …….


Is Traveling to Eastern Europe Still Safe Amid Russian War on Ukraine? – TravelPulse

The world has watched Russia’s siege of Ukraine for nearly a full month now and, with no end in sight, travelers who had planned on trips to visit neighboring nations are wrestling with uncertainty.

As soon as the Russian invasion began, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)—the E.U. agency responsible for monitoring the skies’ safety for passengers—warned air carriers against flying in airspace over Ukraine, Moldova and portions of Belarus and Russia. Shortly af…….


Good to be back with tour group traveling in Spain – Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

MADRID – I spent the final month of 2011 in Spain. I was nearing the end of a six-month sojourn with my wife, 14-year-old daughter, and 10-year-old son. We covered a large part of the country – Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, and Malaga. There were several other stops such as Segovia for the meats and Bilbao for the arts, but our focus was on those other cities.

We all fell in love with Spain. To me, it’s second only to Italy over here. It’…….


Consider a ‘vaccine passport’ when traveling abroad – Richmond Times-Dispatch

A number of U.S. states — in addition to D.C., and Puerto Rico — offer digital proof of vaccination using the SMART Health Card system, which can generate a QR code.

Countries around the world have eased entry requirements for international travelers, but many still require coronavirus tests or proof of vaccination to enter. And for some, not just any proof will do.

Depending on where you’re headed, showing a vaccination card from the Centers for Disease Con…….


Golden Eagles traveling to Houston for WNIT Round 2 – Tennessee Tech


By Thomas Corhern, TTU Sports Information

HOUSTON, Texas – With their first win in the WNIT under their belts, the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team has loaded up the bus and made the transition from Dallas to Houston.

The Golden Eagles (21-14) will go from one American Athletic Conference opponent in SMU to another in Houston facing the sorority chapter of Phi Slama Jama in the postseason tournament’s second roun…….