If you’re considering taking a big vacation anytime soon, your options may be limited, especially if you’re planning to go anywhere in Europe. On Aug. 30, the European Council of the European Union, one of the governing bodies of the 27-member European Union, dropped the United States from its “safe list,” a list of countries that could travel to the E.U. with little to no restrictions. The U.S. had been on the E.U.’s safe list since June, but as COVID numbers across the U.S. began to rise with the spread of the Delta variant, the European Council recommended its
With 38% of the U.S. population identifying as fully vaccinated and COVID-19 restrictions relaxing, people are looking to travel. But hidden costs are lurking.
“Summer travel is definitely back in a big way this year,” said Bruce Rosenberg, president of the Americas, HotelPlanner. “However, with the increase in demand, there are often hidden fees or unforeseen travel costs. So make sure the all-in price fits your budget. For example, the nationwide car rental shortage is
More than 120 million Americans have received COVID-19 vaccinations, giving them the all-clear to travel, provided they adhere to the TSA’s federal requirement that they continue to wear face masks at airports, as well as on buses, trains and commercial flights through Sept. 13 (at least). Now, after more than a year of being hunkered down to avoid catching and spreading the deadly virus, Americans are ready to enjoy travel, as we can ascertain from hotel reservations,