4 ways to prepare for post-COVID travel

Many of us fear a recession and many industries have been disrupted, but we still have to earn money, pay bills, and put food on the table, so our daily tasks have remained relatively the same. You can take advantage of that.

If you want to plan for an inexpensive vacation, using travel credit cards is one of the best ways to minimize your travel expenses. You can pay for

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Washington cross-border mailbox businesses prepare to sink or swim as travel ban continues

At least once a month Jeff Lewis used to make the 20-minute drive from his home in Surrey, B.C., to pick up packages he had sent to a mailbox service in Blaine, Wash. 

Like many B.C. residents who live near the border, Lewis, 64, used the service to buy U.S. goods not available in Canada or to save on shipping. But Lewis hasn’t been to Blaine since the border closed

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Cardinals Prepare to Travel, Play Amid Jets COVID-19 Concerns

The COVID-19 uncertainty that has affected several NFL teams in the last week has now extended to the Arizona Cardinals after reports circulated Friday morning of an unidentified New York Jets player having a “presumptive” positive test for the virus.

That player is being retested to confirm whether it is a true positive. If it is, that could place Sunday’s game between the two franchises in jeopardy of being played

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Aid program expired, airlines and Amtrak prepare cuts

RENSSELAER — Airlines and Amtrak are preparing for deep cutbacks in capacity and staffing as federal programs to support continuing operations expire.

At Amtrak, as many as 2,050 jobs are to be eliminated. U.S. airlines, meanwhile, plan to cut as many as 35,000 positions.

What has this meant for the traveler? At Albany International Airport, the average number of daily flights fell from nearly 45 in January to just 21.4

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Police cancel vacations; prepare for Breonna Taylor decision

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville, Kentucky, police said Monday that they had canceled vacations and were setting up barricades in preparation for the state attorney general’s announcement about whether he will charge officers in Breonna Taylor’s shooting death.



FILE - This undated photo provided by Taylor family attorney Sam Aguiar shows Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ky.  (Courtesy of Taylor Family attorney Sam Aguiar via AP, File)


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FILE – This undated photo provided by Taylor family attorney Sam Aguiar shows Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ky. (Courtesy of Taylor Family attorney Sam Aguiar via AP,

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Travelling to Canada? Here’s how to prepare for quarantine

While some may believe our border has been completely closed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, that’s not the case.

Since travel restrictions were put in place by the Trudeau government last spring, 617,917 Canadian citizens and permanent residents have flown into Canada, according to numbers provided by the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA).

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Coronavirus: Canada extending international travel restrictions, mandatory quarantine until Sept. 30

While that

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N. Carolina beach rental companies prepare for a busy fall

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Many coastal North Carolina vacation rental companies say it’s been a busy summer despite the coronavirus pandemic, and they’re not expecting a slowdown any time soon.

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While Labor Day marks a ceremonial end to summer, with many parents teleworking and students doing online learning, long-term rental reservations in the fall are pouring in, representatives for companies along the coast told The StarNews of Wilmington

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The Day – Louisville police cancel vacations, prepare for decision in Breonna Taylor’s death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville police said Monday that they had canceled vacations and were setting up barricades in preparation for the state attorney general’s announcement about whether he will charge officers in Breonna Taylor’s shooting death.

A statement from the department said all requests for vacation and days off were being canceled “until further notice” as the city awaits Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s announcement. “It is important to note

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