Latest from Shannon McMahon

Where can Americans travel to in the Caribbean?

A look at the Caribbean’s border closures and travel restrictions for tourists from the United States.
  • May 4, 2021

9 destinations that are allowing travelers vaccinated for covid-19

Some nations have already begun allowing vaccinated travelers to bypass their usual entry requirements, like testing and quarantining.
  • Apr 27, 2021

Everything travelers need to know about vaccine passports

What they are, where they’re already in use — and why you may need one for travel soon.
  • Mar 30, 2021

The CDC’s new guidance still discourages travel for the vaccinated. Experts disagree on whether it should.

One physician says the agency “is being far overly cautious in a way that defies common sense.”
  • Mar 9, 2021

How travel brought two covid variants to the U.S., according to the CDC

The agency says the cases demonstrate the need for testing both before and after travel, along with other measures.
  • Mar 5, 2021

Mexico eases coronavirus restrictions in popular tourist cities ahead of spring break

Hotels, restaurants, shops and more will operate at 60 percent capacity beginning next week.
  • Feb 26, 2021

The U.S.-Canada border has been closed for nearly a year. Who is allowed to cross?

Americans have been unable to visit Canada since early 2020 due to coronavirus restrictions, but there are some exceptions.
  • Feb 25, 2021

Australia’s zero-tolerance coronavirus strategy must end for travel to return, some experts say

Two epidemiologists argue that “if zero Covid-19 is this endgame, then international travel is years away.”
  • Feb 23, 2021

Group-travel companies are scheduling tours for 2021. But they aren’t betting on them to depart.

Booking any kind of travel right now comes with caveats. Here’s what group vacationers need to know.
  • Feb 19, 2021

Hawaii tourists bribed an airport screener with $3,000 to bypass covid-19 protocols, police say

The two travelers from Louisiana were booked, released and flown back to the mainland.
  • Feb 18, 2021