Whenever there is a vote casting for an upcoming travel award the email of airlines and hotel companies come flooding in just like this week when travel providers are once again lobbying for votes.
Travelers who are used to having a quick drink or two during morning departures from the U.K. might soon have to go dry as lawmakers are putting the current 24h alcohol serving permit for airports to the test.
State Of Emergency In Jamaica: Check Your Travel Insurance Or Contact Your Travel Provider For Cancellation Options
Popular holiday destination Jamaica has declared a state of emergency due to a rise of violence crime in various parts of the country, especially the area of Montego Bay.
If You Own ‘Smart Baggage’ Powered By Lithium Batteries Your Airline Might Now Refuse To Accept It For Check-In
A range of airlines has started to impose restrictions on so called ‘smart baggage’ and will from now on refuse to transport all luggage equipped with lithium batteries to support it’s ‘smart’ capabilities.
Seoul Incheon Airport Terminal 2 Now Open For All Flights Operated By Korean Air/Air France/Delta Airlines/KLM
The new Terminal 2 at Seoul’s Incheon International Airport has opened on January 18th and will from now on handle all flights operated by Korean Air, Air France, Delta Airlines and KLM.
Yesterday the U.S. Department of State launched improvements to how they share information with U.S. travelers which sees countries ranked by threat level.
South Korea has gradually reduced the practice to stamp passports of foreigners arriving or departing the country and how now moved entirely to stamp-less processing for both arrival and departure.
Reducing stamps makes life easier for frequent travelers as a large amount of stamps mean to renew the passport more quickly but it also takes away another novelty factor of traveling.
Brace Yourself: Bangkok Airport Officials Warn That Wait Time For Visa On Arrival Could Exceed FOUR HOURS During New Year Period
As Thai Authorities have put new security screening mechanisms in place that affect Visa On Arrival applicants visiting the country, Immigration officials warned that waiting periods could exceed 4 hours.
Visitors to Egypt are used to purchasing a visa label at the currency exchange booths upon each arrival as part of the visa on arrival process but now Egypt has finally rolled out their e-Visa system.
Finland is celebrating its 100th anniversary of independence today December 6, 2017. I spent the last weekend in Helsinki with friends from the US and Europe taking part of the celebrations.
Finland was under the Swedish and Russian rules for several hundred years and gained its independence during the Bolshevik revolution in Russia.
Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport Remains Closed At Least Until 7AM On Wednesday November 29, 2017
The Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali remains closed at least until 7AM on Wednesday November 29, 2017, due to volcanic ash cloud from the Mount Agung that erupted earlier.
Passengers that are stranded in Bali should stay put or find their way to Surabaya where there are air links to Singapore and Jakarta. Even if the airport opens for traffic at 7AM on Wednesday it will take some time for the airlines to get their operations rolling and passenger backlog resolved.
Indonesia’s Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Centre has issued the highest aviation warning this morning by upgrading the flight alert level from orange to red for flights above and around Bali Island.
It’s Black Friday, and after the food coma, there’s some shopping to be done! Airlines, hotel chains and online travel agencies are all jumping in the discounts and limited offers wagon much to the delight of us travelers.
So far we have covered some of the deals out there: Marriot Rewards 5-day cyber sale (access here), British Airways business class sale to North America (access here), SPG 5-day cyber sale (access here), Le Club AccorHotels black friday offers (access here, here and here), Choice Privilege 20% off sale (access here) and Fairmont e-gift card bonus sale (access here). Let’s take a look at some other deals available out there!