What Would Covid Being Endemic Mean For Travel?

A growing call to consider the coronavirus a permanent fixture in our lives is resonating among travel operators. But that would not necessarily mean the virus is no longer dangerous.

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Vaccine Passports: What Are They, and Who Might Need One?

The concept of documenting vaccinations is being taken to new levels of sophistication, and experts predict that electronic verification will soon become commonplace.

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Help! My Very Direct Flight Added a Stop and So Many More Passengers

Sarah Firshein tries to resolve how a nonstop with seat selection became a packed “split flight,” with concerns over proper cleaning and an arrival two hours later than expected.

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Airlines Say It’s Safe to Travel. But Is It?

They’re requiring masks, taking temperatures and speeding check-ins. But as one travel expert put it, “So much is uncertain right now.”

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Help! My Flight Was Canceled and I Still Can’t Get a Refund

There’s a reason we are deliberately pounding the topic of travel refunds into the ground: It’s a big deal and there’s lots of confusion and contradictory information out there.

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