Latest Holiday travel News

Bucks blow big lead, then rally to edge Nets 86-83 in Game 3

Jun. 10, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jrue Holiday figured the Brooklyn Nets expected him to call a timeout as soon as he got the ball with his team trailing by one in the final minute. Instead, Holiday delivered just in time to keep the Milwaukee Bucks from falling into a hole from which...

Holiday chaos as UK removes Portugal from travel green list

Jun. 03, 2021 13:40 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain said Thursday that it is removing Portugal from its list of COVID-safe travel destinations, meaning thousands of U.K. residents currently on vacation there face the prospect of 10 days' quarantine on return. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said...

Memorial Day: Expect crowded airports, packed Florida hotels

May. 28, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Expect crowded airports and busy hotels, and tough luck finding an inexpensive rental car if you're traveling to Florida for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. But if you need a last-minute COVID-19 shot, Miami International Airport is the place to be. ...

Travel numbers climb as Americans hit the road for holiday

May. 28, 2021 18:40 PM EDT

Americans hit the road in near-record numbers at the start of the Memorial Day weekend, as their eagerness to break free from coronavirus confinement overcame higher prices for flights, gasoline and hotels. More than 1.8 million people went through U.S. airports Thursday,...

High gasoline prices unlikely to deter holiday travelers

May. 27, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Memorial Day weekend gasoline prices are at their highest levels in seven years, but experts don’t expect the steep prices at the pumps to keep eager motorists off the road. After more than a year of caution during the coronavirus pandemic, there's...

Summer travel forecast calls for longer waits, fewer choices

May. 27, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

After a year of coronavirus lockdowns, the start of summer beckons with vacation plans made possible by relaxed COVID-19 restrictions. But a severe worker shortage brings a warning for travelers: Expect delays and pack a little patience. Lifeguards and hotel housekeepers...

EU lawmakers and nations reach compromise on COVID-19 passes

May. 20, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union citizens can start packing for summer vacations in the bloc's 27 nations without having to worry about quarantines: they soon should be able to travel freely across the EU. European Union legislators and member countries found a compromise...

AAA sees a huge jump in travel over Memorial Day weekend

May. 11, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

U.S. highways will be far busier over the Memorial Day holiday weekend than last year, but traffic still won't reach pre-pandemic levels, according to a forecast by the AAA auto club. AAA officials say travel will increase because more Americans have been vaccinated...

UK to ease holiday travel ban yet keeps most quarantines

May. 07, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain announced a “first tentative step” Friday toward resuming international travel, saying U.K. citizens will be able to travel to countries including Portugal, Iceland and Israel later this month without having to quarantine upon their return. ...

The Latest: Colo. governor extends statewide mask mandate

May. 02, 2021 20:33 PM EDT

DENVER — Colorado’s governor has extended a statewide mask mandate for another 30 days, but loosened face covering requirements for groups who are vaccinated against COVID-19. Under Gov. Jared Polis’ new executive order, people gathering inside in groups of 10 or...