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    Americans struggle to get their passports renewed

    The post Americans struggle to get their passports renewed appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. After a year and a half of a global pandemic that closed all international borders and kept people at home with movement restrictions, many passports have expired. Now that some countries are reopening, and Americans are finally taking their long-awaited vacations, a surprising number of them are realising that they must renew their passports before they can travel abroad. Hundreds of thousands of Americans let their passports expire during the most extensive travel shutdown in modern history. Others are only now discovering that their documents are about to expire. Despite the State…

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    85% of Americans enthusiastic about travel in 2021

    The post 85% of Americans enthusiastic about travel in 2021 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. As vaccination rates continue to go up and travel restrictions are lifted across the country and globe, many Americans are eager to resume traveling this summer. After conducting a survey on travel sentiment in January of this year, IPX 1031 recently surveyed 1,500 Americans to re-visit the topic six months later to see how feelings towards travel have changed. Almost 85% of respondents are optimistic about traveling in 2021— up from 48% in January. 9% are somewhat optimistic and only 6% are not. Further, an even three-quarters specifically plan to travel…

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    Australians, Americans travelling to Europe will need a ‘visa waiver’ in 2022

    The post Australians, Americans travelling to Europe will need a ‘visa waiver’ in 2022 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Starting in 2022, visa-free travellers heading to Europe will need to apply under the ‘visa waiver’ program as the continent tightens its border control. The European Travel Information and Authorisation System or ETIAS platform will be mandatory for all visa-free travellers, including those from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the USA, and all other visa-waiver countries. Costing EUR 7, travellers can apply the ETIAS online and is valid for three years. Travellers with a formal Schengen visa as well as European passport holders will not be required the…

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    Top places where Americans will travel post pandemic

    The post Top places where Americans will travel post pandemic appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Over the last year, many key destinations have lost out on the economic benefits of tourism. But thanks to vaccine developments, there’s light at the end of the tunnel for local businesses in London. New research from online travel marketplace, KOALA, reveals the most in-demand future vacation destinations for American citizens and how they differ from state to state. Looking at cities and regions, American citizens are most looking forward to traveling to, the list is largely dominated by destinations in North America and the Caribbean. Bora Bora takes the top…

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    Travel giving you the blues? Why 66% Americans find vacation planning during pandemic ‘stressful’

    The post Travel giving you the blues? Why 66% Americans find vacation planning during pandemic ‘stressful’ appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. As the world prepares for more unpredictable challenges and changes in 2021, it’s likely that people will continue to be anxious and nervous about how COVID-19 affects their lives. According to an October survey from the American Psychological Association, almost two in three people (65%) said the amount of uncertainty in our nation causes them stress. What’s more, the future of leisure activities – such as taking a vacation – remain unknown for a large number of people, not only in America but across the…