CURRENT NEWS 7/27/21

JULY 27, 2021 JULY 19, 2021 JULY 15, 2021 Canada Opens To U.S. Tourists – Effective August 9: Fully vaccinated American citizens and permanent residents of the United States, who currently reside in the United States, will be allowed to enter Canada for discretionary travel. Delta Airlines is more than doubling the number of dailyContinue reading “CURRENT NEWS 7/27/21”

CURRENT NEWS 7/19/21

JULY 19, 2021 JULY 15, 2021 SPECIAL CRUISING UPDATE CDC Gets Temporary Stay In Florida v. CDC The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has temporarily blocked a judge’s ruling that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pandemic regulations for cruise ship operation were too onerous and arbitrary. The lawsuit, filed by FloridaContinue reading “CURRENT NEWS 7/19/21”

CURRENT NEWS 7/15/21

JULY 15, 2021 CRUISING IN THE NEWS Covid Test Cancels Cruise To Nowhere Nearly 3,000 passengers and crew are disembarking a Dream Cruises Cruise To Nowhere in Singapore on Wednesday after being confined in their cabins when one passenger tested positive for Covid-19. Norwegian Cruise Line Has Filed a Preliminary Injunction in Florida asking toContinue reading “CURRENT NEWS 7/15/21”

CURRENT NEWS SPECIAL

What We Know Now About The Spread Of COVID-19 In the United States and around the world there are news reports, government official policies and health experts offering lots of advice along with outright orders on how we should act and what we should do to protect ourselves from contracting COVID-19. Often the information isContinue reading “CURRENT NEWS SPECIAL”

Airline Baggage Fee Listings

THE ADD-ON COSTS OF AIR TRAVEL  There are very few things in this world that are free and the airlines are now making that point very clear. Lately the basic cost of air travel only includes carrying you, in the cabin to your destination. Your choice of seat – extra, luggage – extra, often nowContinue reading “Airline Baggage Fee Listings”

Airline Baggage Fees

Please note: Recently (April 21, 2020) a number of airlines have revised their baggage fees. For example American Airlines has started charging $70 – $100 per bag on economy tickets on some international flights. It will take some time for us to research and update our information so please double check with airlines before booking.Continue reading “Airline Baggage Fees”

Save While Roaming Internationally

Cell Phone Services and International Roaming Over the years we have done a lot of searching for cell services that provide good international service without costing an arm and a leg. Our main service at home has been Verizon for a lot of years and we have used several international services for traveling out ofContinue reading “Save While Roaming Internationally”

Current Airline Baggage Fees

U.S. Airlines Baggage Fees on Domestic Flights UPDATED MAY 2019 Alaska Airlines Checked Bags 1 – $25 2 – $25 3+ – $75 Overweight Bags 1 – $75 Oversized Bags 1 – $75 Carry On 1 – Free American Airlines Checked Bags 1 – $25 2 – $35 3+ – $150 Overweight Bags 1 –Continue reading “Current Airline Baggage Fees”

Be Cautious While traveling

About a month ago some young people we know were traveling with an aunt in Italy and suffered a serious pickpocket event. The aunt was carrying a handbag while they were out sightseeing and later discovered that her wallet was stolen. Inside was cash, credit cards and train tickets. Fortunately she had left her passportContinue reading “Be Cautious While traveling”