Florida – Rail Options

Central Florida continues to attract increasing numbers of visitors annually. In 2021 is was reported that there were around 57 million visitors, the majority are US domestic travellers but 2 million are from overseas. Numbers are going up and certainly recovering from the impact of the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic. Would travelling through the Sunshine State by rail be an option for anyone instead of flying … Continue reading Florida – Rail Options

Coronavirus – Vaccinations Still Required to Enter USA

May 11 is still the date that the White House has as the proposed review of the end to the Coronavirus public health emergency. This is despite a Bill being passed in the House of Representatives on February 8 by 227 to 201 to end the current entry policy. The White House is still unsure on allowing non vaccinated visitors into the States. It says … Continue reading Coronavirus – Vaccinations Still Required to Enter USA

Coronavirus – Travelling to USA

Free tests for Coronavirus are coming to an end in the UK and the final travel restrictions for arrivals into the UK have been scrapped the picture is still confusing for travellers from the UK. Where do citizens in the United Kingdom go to get PCR tests for proof of not having got Covid-19? It appears that if you are travelling to America from the … Continue reading Coronavirus – Travelling to USA

Coronavirus – Omicron Impacting Cruising

After the world had started to return to a reasonable level of normality it has been hit by the new variation Omicron. The strain is highly transmissible and thought to be less impactful than the Delta variant. Outbreaks on Cruise ships have prompted the CDC in America to advise that regardless of a vaccination status that going on a cruise should be avoided. The CDC … Continue reading Coronavirus – Omicron Impacting Cruising

New York – New Years Eve Times Square

In London revellers flock to the banks of the River Thames to see the firework display around the London Eye to herald the start of a new year. Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic the 2022 fireworks have already been cancelled. New Yorkers on the other hand can see the traditional ‘Ball Drop’ on 31st December in Times Square in person. Revellers will have to buy … Continue reading New York – New Years Eve Times Square

Coronavirus – Negative Test 24 – 48 hours before arrival in UK

Families plans and budgeting have been thrown into disarray with the new Covid-19 travel requirements that have been introduced to restrict the spread of the new Omicron variant. Now a PCR or LFD test taken between 24-48 hours before departure is a requirement to fly back to the UK. Children under 11 do not need to take a test.  After multiple searches for how to … Continue reading Coronavirus – Negative Test 24 – 48 hours before arrival in UK

Coronavirus – PCR Tests 24 hrs Before Arrival into USA

The world’s travellers have been thrown into turmoil once more on the discovery of the new Omicron variant. Even though the world reacted swiftly it seems all precautions have failed to stop the spread of it’s path. Travelling to the USA only just reopened to over 35 countries and an LFT was an acceptable proof of being negative for COVID-19 with vaccinations having been taken. … Continue reading Coronavirus – PCR Tests 24 hrs Before Arrival into USA

TSA – US Domestic Flyers near Pre-Pandemic Levels

The TSA – Transportation Security Administration that screen all passengers at America’s airports announced near pre-pandemic numbers for this Thanksgiving weekend. In a tweet TSA said that their officers screened 2,207,949 individuals at checkpoints across America. This represents 91% of the numbers for the same day in 2019. TSA recommend that travellers arrive early at the airport and masks must be worn at all times … Continue reading TSA – US Domestic Flyers near Pre-Pandemic Levels

International Travel to USA

From 08 November 2021 America will open up again for the first time since March 2020 to International travellers from 33 countries. The Coronavirus Pandemic has stopped travel to America and the land borders with Canada and Mexico have only just re-opened again. Only double vaccinated travellers will be allowed to travel. A negative PCR test taken within 72 hours is also required. During the … Continue reading International Travel to USA

Coronavirus – US/Canada Land Border Still Closed

All non-essential travel by land between USA and Canada has been closed since the Global Coronavirus Pandemic took hold in March 2020. It was due to open again on 21 June 2021 but once again has been pushed back by at least another month. Apparently double vaccinated Canadians might be allowed to cross into America if they can show their vaccine status by way of … Continue reading Coronavirus – US/Canada Land Border Still Closed