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Our top picks for US summer travel destinations

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Before You Take a Mega-Vacation This Summer, Ask Yourself These 3 Questions

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

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With increased vaccinations come increased travel plans; Here’s what to expect during a summer travel surge

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

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travel industry despairs over summer reopening

New dawn? Portugal’s Algarve Coast, now on the ‘amber list’ (Simon Calder)

Travel industry bosses have expressed despair after the domestic reopening was delayed – with fears that overseas holidays at scale will not be possible until August.

While Boris Johnson declared that 19 July would be “terminus date” for restrictions in England, the effect of the postponement from 21 June is likely to delay still further widespread overseas travel.

The next review of the “traffic light” categories is due on 24 June, with further adjustments on 15 July and 5 August. There are concerns that the government will be

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US-Canada Border: Justin Trudeau Urged to Drop Ambiguity, Salvage Summer Travel

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

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Where Female Travel Executives Are Vacationing for Summer 2021

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?

Read the full Summer Escape issue here

Lelanie Foster

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

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