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How Much Does a Passport Cost? 2022 Prices, Renewal, Adults, Children

Blow the dust off the old suitcase because people are traveling again! According to research by the Mastercard Economic Institute, both business and leisure flights are now surpassing what they were in 2019, pre-pandemic, with global leisure flights up by 25 percent as of April alone. But before researching how much that international flight is …

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Is Japan open to travelers? It’s where Singaporeans want to travel

Some 49% of Singaporeans say they are considering Japan for their next vacation abroad, according to the market research firm YouGov. Interest may be even higher among young citizens. Some 68% of Singaporeans aged 16 to 24 years old indicated they are considering Japan for their “next vacation,” compared to 37% of those aged 55 …

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Airlines cancel hundreds of weekend flights as storms sweep through Florida

Airlines canceled hundreds of weekend flights and thousands more were delayed as thunderstorms in Florida slowed traffic in one of the country’s top travel destinations during spring break. More than 6,000 US flights were delayed and 1,930 were canceled on Saturday, according to flight-tracking site FlightAware. Disruptions continue on Sunday with nearly 1,540 canceled and …

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What are popular baby names associated with travel? See the lists

Baby Emma, ​​David or Elizabeth? Not for American parents Caitlin and Luke McNeal. Rather than naming their children after grandparents, biblical figures or the British monarchy, the couple chose the names of places that hold meaningful travel memories for them. “Kinsale was when we lived in Ireland, and we vacationed in Kinsale and fell in …

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Airfares cool as peak summer travel season fades. Now what?

Passengers are seen at the Delta Air Lines check-in counters at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport ahead of the Fourth of July holiday in Atlanta, Georgia, July 1, 2022. Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Flights, believe it or not, are getting cheaper. Airfares fell a seasonally-adjusted 1.8% from May to June, according to the latest US inflation …

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US flight disruptions finally ease as the holiday weekend winds down

Lighted tunnel in the United Airlines terminal, O’Hare International Airport, Chicago Illinois. Andrew Woodley | Universal Images Group via Getty Images US airline delays eased on Monday as weather improved, a relief for travelers and airlines as the July Fourth holiday weekend comes to an end. As of Monday afternoon, about 1,200 US flights were …

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High inflation may prompt consumers to change summer vacation plans

Summer vacation plans could be in flux this year. This time, it’s not because of Covid-19. Instead, high prices due to inflation may prompt prospective travel goers to switch up their plans. In fact, 69% of adults who say they will take a vacation this summer anticipate changing their travel plans as prices have soared …

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How JetBlue’s takeover of Spirit could change air travel

Passengers wait in line at the Spirit Airlines check-in counter at Orlando International Airport. Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images Spirit Airlines resigned this week and agreed to sell itself to JetBlue Airways for $3.8 billion, hours after breaking off a merger agreement with Frontier Airlines that failed to win enough shareholder support. The …

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