60% of Americans Won’t Travel to Visit Family for the Holidays This Year, New Survey Finds

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The majority of Americans say their holiday plans won’t be business as usual in 2020.

The ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is complicating plans for family gatherings and travel in the U.S. this winter. Sixty percent of respondents to Travelocity’s 2020 Holiday Outlook survey claim they won’t be traveling to see family and friends on Thanksgiving, Christmas and other holidays.

Of that group, 1 in 3 say they won’t

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Trump to visit Pa., Iowa next week, stepping up travel schedule post-COVID diagnosis

President Trump added Pennsylvania and Iowa to his campaign schedule next week, stepping up travel plans despite his recent bout with coronavirus. 

Trump will hold nighttime rallies in Johnstown, Pa., on Tuesday and Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday to shore up support in the battleground states before the Nov. 3 election, his campaign announced Saturday.

That’s on top of a previously announced stop in Sanford, Fla., on Monday and a

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Dubai during Covid-19: What it’s like to visit as a tourist right now

Dubai (CNN) — There aren’t many countries currently welcoming almost all global tourists, but as its cooler months arrive and it moves into what would normally be peak season, Dubai is one of them.
The emirate’s sandy beaches, luxurious resorts and extensive theme parks are an inviting travel prospect, particularly for Northern Hemisphere travelers who, having been stuck at home during their summer, are now staring into the tunnel of
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Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast in Fall River named the creepiest place to visit in Massachusetts by Thrillist

Massachusetts has a number of creepy locations but one stands out among the rest.

Thrillist named the Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast in Fall River the creepiest place to visit in Massachusetts.

“After a stay there, I can attest: This home painstakingly furnished to look exactly as it did on the morning of the murders will creep you right out,” Camille Dodero wrote. “I did not sleep a wink.”

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11 favourite fry-up destinations in Surrey that everyone needs to visit for a full English breakfast

Many of us love to indulge in a full English breakfast.

It’s one of life’s small pleasures and on the weekends or your days off, when there’s time to relax, there’s nothing better than heading to a café or restaurant for breakfast or brunch. Let someone else do the cooking and washing-up, what a treat.

If you’re lucky, some places serve a full English breakfast all day so you don’t

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The Best New (and Newly Updated) Luxury Hotels to Visit in New England This Fall

The world may feel like a very different place than it did last autumn, but thankfully nothing has changed the changing of the seasons. Fall still brings the colorful kaleidoscope of transforming foliage, best experienced in New England, the country’s leaf-peeping capital. This season, several new (and newly updated) topflight hotels are beckoning sophisticated travelers to their stylish suites, luxe spas, locavore restaurants, expansive grounds and the autumnal views that

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Trump to visit Penn., Iowa next week, stepping up travel schedule post-COVID diagnosis

President Trump added Pennsylvania and Iowa to his campaign schedule next week, stepping up travel plans despite his recent bout with coronavirus. 

Trump will hold nighttime rallies in Johnstown, Penn., on Tuesday and Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday to shore up support in the battleground states before the Nov. 3 election, his campaign announced Saturday.

That’s on top of a previously announced stop in Sanford, Fla., on Monday and a

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Incredible Australian destinations to visit during international travel ban

Your travel bucket list may have needed a little tweaking this year, but you don’t have to ditch it altogether – Australia has you covered. Whether you were dreaming of sipping wine at a cellar door in France’s Bordeaux or hitting the road on California’s Big Sur coastal drive, Australia has experiences that are a match, if not better, than those we traditionally travel overseas for.

Almost a third of

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Daughter was excited to visit Iraq, recorded phone call reveals

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Al Aazawi, 40, faces charges of international kidnapping and abduction in violation of a parenting order, in connection with taking Zahraa to Iraq in late June 2018.

He and his daughter were travelling together for her summer vacation and she was to be returned to Calgary on Sept. 5 of that year.

But on that date, neither father nor daughter came back to Canada, and Al Aazawi

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Dream locations to visit in Ireland on your next vacation

The COVID-19 pandemic might be stymieing our holiday plans for 2020 but we can still dream!

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As part of an Ireland of the Welcomes readers survey, we asked “where would you visit in Ireland?” Although we’re all stuck at home, in Ireland’s case in our own counties, we can dream about our next vacation in Ireland, right? 

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Travel Guide for Tourists Planning to Visit Baguio City



a small boat in a body of water: Baguio City’s famous Burnham Park now welcomes visitors from the Ilocos Region and will soon open to Cagayan Valley and Central Luzon tourists. Photo from Department of Tourism.


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Baguio City’s famous Burnham Park now welcomes visitors from the Ilocos Region and will soon open to Cagayan Valley and Central Luzon tourists. Photo from Department of Tourism.

Local tourists planning to visit the Philippines’ City of Pines in Baguio which recently reopened to visitors are advised to follow protocols before traveling to the Northern Luzon travel destination.

Baguio City, the favorite spot for

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Visit Indy offering discounted admission to central Indiana destinations

Why see one when you can see it all for a discounted rate?





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The “Indy Attraction Pass” includes admission to five of central Indiana’s most popular destinations:

  • Conner Prairie
  • Eiteljorg Museum
  • Indiana State Museum
  • Indianapolis Zoo
  • The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
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Vermont travel map shrinks, 2.7 million travelers may visit without quarantine

As the number of known COVID-19 cases across the Northeast continues to grow, Vermont is tightening its travel restrictions once again. The newest update to the state’s cross state travel map shows approximately 2.7 million travelers are eligible to travel to Vermont without observing a two-week quarantine. That’s the lowest number of travelers since the map was first released in early June, according to officials who manage the map with … Read More

Am I allowed to visit, are hotels and restaurants open and what rules are in place?

With year-round sunshine and just a few days of annual rainfall, it’s no wonder Dubai is such a hit with British holidaymakers – 1.2 million Brits visited in 2019. 



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Now that Dubai has started issuing tourist visas again, leisure visitors can finally return to the Emirate.

Here’s all the information you need to know.

Am I allowed to travel to Dubai from the UK?

The

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All the countries UK holidaymakers can visit now without quarantine or Covid certificate

The list of countries that Britons can travel to without having to quarantine for 14 days on return is sadly diminishing week by week.



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The latest to go are Turkey and Poland,  meaning that all arrivals to the UK from those nations must self-isolate – unless they can get home by 4am on Saturday, 3 October.

It follows the removal of Denmark, Iceland and Slovakia

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Can tourists travel through north Wales lockdown areas to visit Anglesey or Gwynedd?

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A number of Welsh resorts will now be closed to visitors out of the local authority area as the Welsh Government imposes strict restrictions due to a rise in Covid cases.

The borders of Wrexham, Flintshire, Denbighshire and Conwy will closed from 6pm on Thursday, with no-one allowed

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Can South Africans visit ‘high-risk countries’?



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Thursday marks the first day South Africans can journey abroad since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the government’s media briefing on the matter mostly raised further questions, as the new international travel rules – and laws regarding high-risk destinations – were unveiled amid a jumbled frenzy of backtracking and corrections.

Which countries are on

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Thompson first selectwoman faces $1K fine for violating travel restrictions to visit soon-to-be-deployed son at Oklahoma Air Force base

Thompson First Selectwoman Amy St. Onge and her husband, Jason, face a combined $1,000 fine after traveling to Oklahoma this month to visit their son, an active member of the U.S. Air Force who will soon be deployed overseas, in violation of Connecticut’s coronavirus travel restrictions.

Caleb St. Onge, 20, is currently stationed at Altus Air Force Base. Amy and Jason St. Onge flew to Oklahoma to visit with Caleb

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US travelers can visit Mexico’s top tourist destinations from just $144 round trip



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Editor’s note: As the travel industry reopens following COVID-19 shutdowns, TPG suggests that you talk to your doctor, follow health officials’ guidance and research local travel restrictions before booking that next trip. We will be here to help

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