South America Archives - My Family Travels
Airline pilots wear face masks in the cockpit of a United flight.
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This Will Make Flying Safer

A lot has been done to make flying safer since the age of coronavirus began. Yet, it's still a big topic as confidence in leisure air travel -- and crowds -- increase. U.S. passengers...

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Firefighter battles wildfire in field.
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Travel Insurance For Families

We love family travel insurance and won't leave home without it. Since the very first holiday spent battling storms and re-booking missed flights (at great expense), our family...

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CDC Map of Cornoavirus Hot Zones around the World
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Heads Up! Negative COVID-19 Test Is Required for Travel to the U.S.

Beginning Jan. 26, 2021, a negative COVID-19 test result is required for travel to the U.S. Under a broader

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Amtrak ticket buyer in facemask.
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Health & Safety Guidance for Holiday Travelers

I won't tell you not to be among the holiday travelers, because my family is, but I will share the health and safety guidance that we practice to keep everyone safe. We follow...

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Frustrated woman at computer
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How To Avoid Typical Travel Ripoffs

As smart as we all are about buying vacation packages online, it's important to refresh our scam antennae to avoid travel ripoffs.

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Girl with sun tan marks from face mask.
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Reopening Soon? Summer Travel in the Untied States

Look ahead to travel reopening during summer 2020 and you’ll know why we call it the Untied States of America. The...

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International Living report.
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Expats Living Abroad Are Sheltered During the Pandemic

Americans and other expats living abroad have been sheltered by their adopted communities during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, say correspondents for InternationalLiving.com,...

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5 tips to prevent spread of coronavirus
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How Coronavirus Will Affect Your Travel Plans

Updated Mar. 29, 2020. As Passover, Easter and summer vacations approach, families around the world are very concerned about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and its impact on...

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Permission To Travel and Travel Consent Letters And Why You Need Them

Adults traveling outside the U.S. with children under 18, other than their own, must have a Permission or minor travel consent letter from both of the minors' guardians. The travel consent letter also...

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