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Masks, lines and delays: How to prepare for busy US airports

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Masks, lines and delays: How to prepare for busy US airports

While the rebound of travel has seen about 2 million daily passengers going through TSA checkpoints in recent weeks, it’s come with a disheartening side effect: busy, and at times chaotic, US airports. Headlines have ranged from bad behavior over mask mandates, delays stemming from staffing shortages, and an onslaught of weather delays. Many travelers have faced a number of smaller inconveniences, from a lack of open shops and restaurants to trouble finding an Uber to the airport.

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Americans can travel to Britain without quarantining from August

Britain is set to further ease travel restrictions by dropping quarantine requirements for arrivals who have been vaccinated in the US and the European Union—if they are traveling to England, Wales, and Scotland from amber list countries.

— 4 min read 

 
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What you need to know about Canada's "suitable quarantine plan" requirement

Now that border restrictions are set to ease in Canada for fully vaccinated tourists, you may have your sights set on traveling there. Before you head off though, the Canadian government wants you to ensure that you have a suitable quarantine plan in place, even though mandatory hotel quarantine is set to be scrapped for vaccinated visitors.

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