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Travel Tuesday: My Two Cents on the CDC's Latest Travel Guidance

If you consume much news, the past few weeks have been a bit conflicting in terms of the COVID-19 situation. On the one hand, vaccine roll-outs continue to expand — and, as I write this, President Biden has even moved up the date for when every American will be eligible...

Travel Tuesday: You Can Now Help People Get Vaccinated While Earning Travel Rewards 2

There's no question that many pent-up travelers have seen the continued vaccine roll-out as the key to returning to the skies (and roads). In fact, the term "vaccine passport" has often been used as airlines and other businesses weigh requiring passengers/customers to have their shots. Now, the link between travel...

Travel Tuesday: Disneyland's Dilemma — To Reopen or Not to Reopen Next Month?

On March 14th, Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure will have officially been closed to the public for a full year. Like many closures that coincided with the early days of the pandemic reaching the United States, the parks were originally only announced to be closed through "the end of...

Travel Tuesday: Living Vicariously Through myVegas

As is well documented on this site, I have a major soft spot for Las Vegas. Despite not drinking and rarely gambling (save a trip last year when my friend bankrolled me to play blackjack with him), I've always enjoyed walking The Strip and exploring the numerous hotels and casinos...

Do Allbirds Mizzles Make For a Go-To Travel Shoe? 3

As a semi-frequent traveler who looks to pack pretty light, I’m used to taking only one pair of shoes with me on any given trip. Thus, whatever shoes I’m taking with me need to not only be comfortable but also adapt to different situations — including the possibility of damp...

Travel Tuesday: Southwest Cards Are Including Companion Pass in Their Sign-Up Bonuses (For a Limited Time) 3

Sometimes the universe loves me. As I was brainstorming on what to write about this week, some very interesting news came across my desk: Southwest is now allowing customers to earn a Companion Pass as part of the sign-up bonus on their co-branded credit card line-up. In other words, for...