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9 Things You May Not See in Theme Parks Anymore

Theme parks are open again, but you'll definitely notice some differences if you visit one right now.

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What Hotel Buffets Look Like Now, Post-Pandemic

Plated meals, an increased reliance on waitstaff, and higher costs may become the new normal for this popular hotel staple.


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10 Things Flight Attendants Aren’t Allowed to Do Anymore

Between ongoing coronavirus infections and lingering fear, the pandemic has altered the way we fly, including what flight attendants are...


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6 Things You Won’t Be Able to Do on Airplanes Anymore

In the long run, air travel might not change as drastically as you might think. But some of the short-term...


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5 Things You Won’t See in Hotels Anymore—And 2 You Will

As hotels welcome guests in a post-coronavirus world, some of the measures they put in place at the start of...

13 Things You Won’t Be Able to Do on Cruises Anymore

As cruises do their utmost to avoid a repeat of early 2020, the world of cruising will look quite a...


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These Are the Two Safest Airlines You Can Take Right Now

Customers who actually flew during the pandemic last year shared their thoughts about the experiences on the airlines they chose.

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12 Things That Could Get You Banned from a Plane

From major news stories to first-person accounts, here are some real reasons people have been barred (or almost barred) from...


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What Airlines Losing Money Could Mean for You

Airlines have been hemorrhaging money in recent months, another casualty of COVID-19. The U.S. government has bailed them out repeatedly...but...


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13 of the Strangest Places People Quarantined During the Pandemic

This will make you feel much better about being stuck inside your own home.


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10 Things Airports Still Aren’t Cleaning as Well as They Should

Scrub-a-dub-dub, let's sanitize that travel hub!

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16 Air Travel Rules You Need to Know for Flying During the Pandemic

These new rules will affect everything from where you go to what you’ll do once you get there. Be aware...


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8 Things You Shouldn’t Do in Ubers Right Now

The rules of the road have changed. Here’s how to keep yourself (and your driver) safe during the pandemic.


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Things Disney Employees Aren’t Allowed to Do Anymore

Walt Disney World has reopened, but ongoing coronavirus precautions means things aren't the same as they used to be for...


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Can You Catch Coronavirus From Swimming?

Pools, beaches, and lakes are starting to open. Here's what you need to know to stay safe from coronavirus and...


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I’m a Nurse—Here’s Why I’m Not Afraid to Fly

I've flown twice during the pandemic and I'm planning more domestic trips—as long as you're properly prepared and follow the...

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Why I Signed Up for Family Camp During the Pandemic

How one writer and her family experienced a life-changing escape from coronavirus reality at summer camp.


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7 Secrets to Avoid Flying on a Crowded Plane

Avoiding the dreaded middle seat carries even more importance in this age of social distancing. Here's how to make sure...


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Which Hotels Have Handled COVID-19 the Best?

From prioritizing your safety to offering flexible cancellation policies, these hotel chains earn the highest marks.


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The Most Scenic Campsite in Every State

Here's how you can get away, marvel at the wonder of nature, sleep under the stars, and keep your distance...


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12 Photos That Show the “New Normal” of Disney Parks

For better or worse, all four Disney World parks are now open again after an unprecedented shutdown of nearly four...


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12 Things You Shouldn’t Do at Reopened Hotels

Just because hotels are opening up again, it doesn't mean your stay will be the same as it was pre-COVID.


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12 Ways Hotels Are Changing Forever

Your next vacation or business trip will look and feel a little different in the wake of COVID-19—skip the surprises...


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The Airline Getting the Most Complaints During the Pandemic

Every airline is going through a tough time right now—but one has been bombarded with far more customer complaints than...

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I Went to Disney Opening Week—Here’s What It Was Like

Yes, it's still magical, but it does feel different now that measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus are...


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Things I Wish I’d Known Before Taking a Road Trip During a Pandemic

Here's what happened when my family of four hit the road on a nine-hour drive.


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6 Ways Rental Car Companies Have Changed Forever

The industry is prioritizing safety in a whole new way during the pandemic, so you can hit the open road...


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12 Caribbean Islands Least Affected by the Pandemic

The days of virtually traveling to a pristine beach are nearly over as the Caribbean slowly begins to reopen its...


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Why Splash Mountain’s Makeover Is Long Overdue

Amid the movement for social justice in the United States, Disney has decided to overhaul one of its most iconic...


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12 Photos That Show the “New Normal” of Air Travel

This is what it looks like to fly in a post-pandemic world.