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    United Airlines to add bluetooth to in-flight entertainment

    The post United Airlines to add bluetooth to in-flight entertainment appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. As part of United Airlines’ “United Next” upgrade, the company is adding oft-requested support for Bluetooth headphones. The feature is coming to 737 Max and A321neo aircraft. To start, Bluetooth support—which will connect earphones or earbuds to seatback entertainment systems—will be available on 737 Max 8 jets this summer. 737 Max 10 and Airbus A321neo aircraft arrive in early 2023. With “United Next,” the airline plans to retrofit its existing mainline, narrow-bodied fleet and purchase over 200 Max jets, for a “transformational effect on the customer experience,” United said in a…

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    More Brits book summer holiday after change in quarantine and testing rules

    The post More Brits book summer holiday after change in quarantine and testing rules appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Restrictions have become the number one reason not to fly overseas, but the recent announcement, that fully-vaccinated Brits will be able to travel to amber list countries without the need to quarantine or take a test on day eight of their return, makes a quarter of travellers (23%) book an overseas holiday this summer. The research by Holiday Extras collated as rumours of the change started to circulate in June, has been released following the UK Government’s announcement this afternoon, confirming that fully vaccinated holidaymakers will be…

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    Thailand travel guide: How to travel to Phuket and Samui

    The post Thailand travel guide: How to travel to Phuket and Samui appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Thailand’s Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued infographics providing information on the Phuket Sandbox and Samui Plus programmes, for travellers heading Thailand’s way. Phuket Sandbox For their pre-departure preparations, it reminds travellers to make sure they are eligible to enter Thailand under the Phuket Sandbox programme. Step 1 To qualify as eligible travellers, they must: 1) Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a vaccine approved by Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health or the World Health Organisation (WHO) no less than 14 days before departure. Children…

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    Indians looking to live anywhere, explore nature getaways and offbeat locations when travel returns

    The post Indians looking to live anywhere, explore nature getaways and offbeat locations when travel returns appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Indians are looking at travel in newer ways and exploring flexible, nearby travel and travel to work remotely, according to new Airbnb and YouGov research conducted in May 2021. The survey showed that 43% of Indians would like to travel this year when able to (66% to destinations that are a drive away) and are excited about visiting new places with loved ones, relaxing in nature, enjoying offbeat destinations and sharing their experiences and recommendations with others. A third would like to spend time travelling…

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    Emirates restarts Mauritius route as island-nation reopens to international travellers

    The post Emirates restarts Mauritius route as island-nation reopens to international travellers appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Emirates has announced it will restart passenger services to Mauritius this summer with two weekly flights from 15 July, as the island-nation gradually re-opens its borders to international tourists. To serve market demand, the airline has also announced it will deploy its iconic Emirates A380 aircraft to Mauritius starting 1 August. Fully vaccinated travellers can enjoy a relaxing and safe getaway in a list of pre-approved COVID-19 safe resorts across the island. Its flights to Mauritius will operate on Thursdays and Saturdays. Starting from 15 July, the route will…