Henry Golding is more than just an incredibly talented actor, new dad, and former hairstylist – he’s also an avid traveler with a passion for new experiences and the great outdoors. The Crazy Rich Asians star, who recently partnered with the buy now, pay later company Affirm to encourage people to go on their dream vacations, wherever those might be, talked to POPSUGAR about his best travel tips and how he’s anxious to get back out there and see the world again. “I suppose with me being in the professional travel realm for the longest time and us going
Itching to travel after a year of lockdown? Tackle these important points before you make your plans.
Though travel wasn’t officially off the table during the summer of 2020, a lot of people opted to stay close to home or put major plans on pause due to both economic and coronavirus-related concerns. But the summer of 2021 is gearing up to be very different.
Not only has a large percentage of the U.S. public been vaccinated against COVID-19 thus far, but the economy is in a more stable place than it was a year ago. As such, you may be
OLYMPIA – Looking to book that post-vax summer vacay? So, it seems, is everyone else.
As more people become vaccinated and more places begin reopening, the summer travel surge is upon us.
On Friday more than 2 million people traveled through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints for the first time since March 7, 2020, according to agency numbers. It’s still less than the almost 2.7 million who traveled on the same day in 2019, but significantly more than the 544,000 people who traveled in 2020. More than 2 million people flew on Sunday .
“It’s going to be busy this
Tourism businesses pushed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to relax stringent Canadian border rules in time to salvage the summer travel season, calling for a nationwide plan to reopen the country as the Covid-19 pandemic eases.
The Tourism Industry Association of Canada, the National Airlines Council of Canada and other business groups lambasted the government’s lack of clarity over future travel rules, even as vaccination rates climb rapidly. They also asked for a vaccine certification process and harmonized rules between provinces, which have at times made entry even more restrictive.
“The data today justifies a renewed approach to border measures,” Susie
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance for fully vaccinated Americans in April, saying that traveling both domestically and internationally was low risk.
The long-awaited recommendations were issued by federal health officials after a series of studies found that vaccines administered in the United States were robustly effective in preventing infections in real-life conditions.
One is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, or two weeks after receiving the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna shots.
If you decide to travel, you might still have some questions.
For obvious reasons, the global tourism industry lost an estimated $1.3 trillion in 2020. But with vaccination rates on the rise, a growing number of Americans are feeling comfortable enough to once again board planes, trains, and automobiles. Now that we are finally (finally!) able to leave our homes with peace of mind, the question is… wait, how do we travel, again?
To answer this all-important question, we tapped women helming some of the top travel companies to share their summer getaway plans. Besides offering up clutch packing tips and