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Frontier Airlines is launching 19 new routes and expanding to 3 new cities in 2021 with a new shortest route at 171 nautical miles — here's the full list

A Frontier Airlines Airbus A321. Carlos Yudica / Shutterstock.com Frontier Airlines is planning massive growth in 2021 with 19 new routes and entry into three new cities. The bi-coastal expansion will focus primarily on California and Florida but cities across the US will see increased service.  In the Caribbean, Frontier is taking the fight to Spirit Airlines with increased service to the Dominican Republic and US Virgin Islands.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Fronti...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, News, Air Travel, California, Mexico, Planes, US, Sacramento, San Francisco, Trends, Chicago, Flying, Miami, Airbus


How to change or cancel flights during the pandemic

Thomas Pallini/Business Insider A surge in COVID-19 cases across the US is encouraging would-be travelers to cancel their holiday flights. Four major US airlines have eliminated change and cancel fees permanently, while others have travel waivers to make it easier to cancel when plans change. Most airlines won't offer a refund, however, unless a flight is canceled or there is a schedule change, so flyers should be strategic when they cancel.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more sto...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Air Travel, Mexico, Life, Planes, US, Trends, Flight, Alaska, Delta, Aviation, South America, Credit, Airlines, United


VistaJet is about to take delivery of its first charter-ready Bombardier Global 7500, a $70 million ultra-long-range private jet that can fly 7,700 nautical miles — see inside

A VistaJet Bombardier Global 7500. VistaJet Private aviation firm VistaJet will welcome another Bombardier Global 7500 to its fleet in January that will be available for charter after its first model was scooped up by a single client. The Global 7500 has the longest range of any aircraft in its class, and is able to fly up to 7,700 nautical miles in a single flight.  The 14-passenger configuration allows for four living spaces, including a private bedroom and office.  Visit Business Inside...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Planes, New York City, Trends, Features, Bombardier, Gulfstream, Teterboro Airport, Flohr, Nuage, VistaJet, Thomas Flohr, Vista Global, Thomas Pallini


Southwest just announced 12 new routes to leisure destinations like Hawaii and Mexico as it prepares to fly the Boeing 737 Max again — here's the full list

Southwest Airlines will launch 12 new routes in 2021. Carlos Yudica / Shutterstock.com Southwest Airlines is expanding with 12 new leisure routes across the United States and Mexico.  Savannah, Georgia and Sarasota, Florida are the focus of the expansion, with nine new routes to those cities. Hawaii and Mexico will see three new routes as Americans seek vacations in tropical locales. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Southwest Airlines is continuing a nationwide expansion...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, California, Mexico, Planes, Trends, Chicago, Flying, United States, Hawaii, George Bush, Long Beach, Nashville, John Wayne


The Renaissance Reno Downtown offers a gambling- and smoke-free environment that emphasizes Reno's overlooked artistic side — plus it has comprehensive new COVID protocols

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The Renaissance Reno Downtown offers a quieter stay away from the casinos, but is still close to all the action. The hotel recently launched an Art Studio Package that turns suites into private art studios. I spent one night in a King Bed Suite for $220 to test out this package. My rate included an upgraded room, art supplies, and a complimentary bike rental.  Read more: Is it safe to stay in a hotel right...
Tags: Barack Obama, Trends, Moon, Marriott, Andy Warhol, Nevada, Tripadvisor, Tahoe, Reno, Washoe County, Aspen, Northern Nevada, El Dorado, Kehinde Wiley, Marriott Hotel, Truckee River


Singapore Airlines is betting on the US with new routes despite a COVID surge — here's why the airline is expanding now

Singapore Airlines is growing its US presence following eight months of only serving Los Angeles. Phuong D. Nguyen/Shutterstock.com Singapore Airlines is growing its US route network with increased flights to the West Coast starting next month.  New three-times-weekly flights to San Francisco will start in mid-December while Los Angeles will soon see five weekly flights. The airline's head of Americas Joey Seow told Business Insider that vaccine news from Pfizer and Moderna is a good sign ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Singapore, Planes, Americas, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Aviation, Airbus, Pfizer


Inside the COVID-19 vaccine airlift: How cargo carriers plan to distribute the world's soon-to-be most valuable drugs to market

Cargo planes will be crucial is getting a COVID-19 vaccine to the furthest reaches of the world in the shortest time. Oed/ullstein bild/Getty Air cargo carriers are gearing up to transport a vaccine for the novel coronavirus if one is approved, in the second COVID-19 airlift of 2020. Each vaccine comes with its own requirements for shipping, with Pfizer's being among the most challenging as it requires storage temperatures of -94 degrees Fahrenheit, presenting a problem for aircraft. Vacci...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, Trends, Atlanta, Flying, Netherlands, Emirates, Dubai, Belgium, Aviation, Michigan


How to change or cancel flights as the pandemic and travel restrictions cripple the airline industry's nascent recovery

Airline passengers reconsidering their holiday plans can take advantage of new policies offered by most major airlines. MARTIN SYLVEST/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP/Getty A surge in COVID-19 cases across the US is encouraging would-be travelers to cancel their holiday flights. Four major US airlines have eliminated change and cancel fees permanently, while others have travel waivers to make it easier to cancel when plans change. Most airlines won't offer a refund, however, unless a flight is canceled...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Air Travel, Mexico, Life, Planes, US, Trends, Flight, Alaska, Delta, Aviation, South America, Credit, Airlines, United


How much money you need to make to live comfortably in every state in America

The annual income needed to live comfortably in New York is $95,724. turtix/Shutterstock The cost of living is notoriously high in the US — but it can vary widely by state. Many Americans are reconsidering their living situations amid the coronavirus pandemic. More than 51 million Americans have filed for unemployment as months of lockdowns continue.  GoBankingRates determined the "living wage" necessary to live comfortably in each US state earlier this fall. Some states, like New York, re...
Tags: Travel, Personal Finance, Utah, Florida, New York, Texas, Money, Minnesota, Mississippi, Maryland, Minneapolis, Colorado, California, Housing, Montana, Washington


The first cruise line to resume Caribbean trips just canceled all 2020 cruises after an outbreak infected 7 passengers

SeaDream was able to restart cruises despite CDC guidelines because its ships are small and it's not based in the US. SeaDream Yacht Club SeaDream Yacht Club has canceled its remaining 2020 cruises following a COVID-19 outbreak on one of its ships, the company announced Tuesday.  The company was the first to resume Caribbean cruises since the pandemic began, but seven passengers and two crew members tested positive for the virus on its very first trip out of Barbados.  Major US cruise ...
Tags: Cruises, Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Cnn, Carnival, Caribbean, Royal Caribbean, Barbados, Sloan, Ana Cabrera, Cruise Industry


The best Airbnbs in Savannah

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb Despite the continuing pandemic, as the winter months set in, many travelers are seeking warm-weather domestic getaways. Savannah is a well-preserved historical escape offering year-round outdoor fun.Experts and the CDC agree that private Airbnbs offer a safer travel option than hotels due to the lack of encounters with other guests or hotel staff.We've rounded up top-rated Airbnbs in Savann...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Hollywood, Cdc, Trends, Georgia, Airbnb, Robert Redford, Savannah, Laura, Leopold, Savannah Georgia, River Street, Airbnbs, SCAD Museum of Art, Jepson


I'm a flight instructor in Las Vegas, where clients rent private planes for up to $1,000 an hour. Business is booming as people are coming out of the woodwork wanting to learn to fly.

Carl May has been a pilot and flight instructor for nearly two decades. Carl May Carl May is a 38-year-old flight instructor and director of flight operations for All In Aviation in Las Vegas. He's been teaching and flying planes around the US for 17 years. Despite the ongoing pandemic, business for All In Aviation has boomed this year, and May has nearly doubled his staff of flight instructors since April. He typically sees several clients a day for three- to four-hour flight lessons on p...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Planes, US, Careers, Trends, Tennessee, Arizona, Las Vegas, Airlines, Air Force, Pilot, Scottsdale, Nordic, Gibson, Cirrus


Car travel won't see a huge drop this Thanksgiving, with AAA expecting to rescue 413,000 US drivers roadside

Those in urban areas can expect much heavier traffic the Wednesday afternoon before Thanksgiving. Reuters Travel rates this Thanksgiving will be down across the board, but those who elect to travel will largely do it by driving, according to AAA. Traffic and road congestion will be lighter than in years previous, but those in urban areas can expect heavier-than-normal delays in bottleneck areas. Traffic in urban areas is expected to peak the Wednesday afternoon before Thanksgiving. Visit B...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Thanksgiving, US, Trends, United States, Road Trips, Autos, AAA, Hall, Inrix, Kristen Lee, Reuters Travel, Business Insider Those, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Private jet firm XO just added 15 aircraft to its fleet in a major fleet expansion that will help corner the new market of first-time private jet flyers

XO is expanding its fleet to 58 aircraft with the addition of 15 light jets. Perry Correll/Shutterstock.com Private aviation firm XO just added 15 Cessna Citation Ultra jets to its fleet, growing to 58 aircraft in total. It's the first light jet to be flown by XO, offering a greater variety to new and existing members over the traditional super-midsize and long-range aircraft operated by the firm. Thomas Flohr, the CEO of XO's parent company, Vista Global, told Business Insider that member...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Mexico, Planes, New York City, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Flying, Canada, Aviation, Las Vegas, West Coast, East Coast


The best romantic hotels in the US for COVID-19 era newlyweds

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Four Seasons Due to the ongoing pandemic, many newlyweds are looking for safe domestic honeymoon options.The ideal honeymoon spot is romantic and secluded, with elevated options for couples to relax, bond, and celebrate.While privacy has always been prized for honeymoon getaways, with COVID-19, it's more important than ever.We rounded up romantic and idyllic hotels around the US at a variety of pri...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Hollywood, Colorado, Cdc, La, White House, New York City, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Alaska, Hawaii


Why I left NYC: Upstream cofounder Alex Taub moved his family to Miami during the pandemic and now wants others to do the same

Upstream CEO Alex Taub and his family in their new Miami home. Alex Taub Alex Taub, 33, is cofounder and CEO of Upstream, a new professional social networking app and platform. After he and his wife and daughters contracted COVID-19, they decided to swap their two-bedroom apartment in NYC for the extra space, yard, pool, and sunny weather that Miami offered. With his new lack of commute and added space, Taub is more productive in his work than ever; the hardest part is being away from fami...
Tags: Travel, Business, New York, Adobe, NYC, US, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Tech, Austin, Iowa, Manhattan, Miami, Andreessen Horowitz, Barkbox, Upper West Side


The cofounder of the new social app Upstream explains why he moved his family from NYC to Miami and may build the company from there

Upstream CEO Alex Taub and his family in their new Miami home. Alex Taub Alex Taub, 33, is cofounder and CEO of Upstream, a new professional social networking app and platform. After he and his wife and daughters contracted COVID-19, they decided to swap their two-bedroom apartment in NYC for the extra space, yard, pool, and sunny weather that Miami offered. With his new lack of commute and added space, Taub is more productive in his work than ever; the hardest part is being away from fami...
Tags: Travel, Business, New York, Adobe, NYC, US, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Tech, Austin, Iowa, Manhattan, Miami, Andreessen Horowitz, Barkbox, Upper West Side


10 things in tech you need to know today

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Nick Wass/Associated Press Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Business Insider" in your flash briefing settings.And for the biggest stories in politics, sign up here for 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today — launching soon!Steve Bannon isn't getting booted from Facebook. Despite the former White Hous...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Microsoft, White House, US, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Tripadvisor, Jack Ma, Wall Street Journal, Expedia, Margrethe Vestager, Cisa


Airbnb blunder leads to vanishing accounts and deleted bookings

Airbnb accidentally deactivated a number of customer accounts on Wednesday, causing some travel bookings to be canceled.
Tags: Travel, News, Trends, Airbnb, Smart Home, Breaking Twitter


5 people just tested positive for the coronavirus on the first Caribbean cruise since the pandemic began

A SeaDream cruise ship. Courtesy of Conde Nast Traveler The first major cruise since the onset of the pandemic set sail this week in the Caribbean: SeaDream Yacht Club's SeaDream I. Despite strict predeparture coronavirus-testing guidelines, five passengers aboard the ship have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to CNN's Ana Cabrera. Since the first passenger tested positive, the ship has docked in Barbados and its passengers are on lockdown. Visit Business Insider's homepage f...
Tags: Travel, Health, Transportation, Europe, Science, News, Trends, Cnn, Boats, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Caribbean, Barbados, Conde Nast Traveler, Sloan, Ana Cabrera, Ben Gilbert


5 people reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus on the first Caribbean cruise since the pandemic began

A SeaDream cruise ship. Courtesy of Conde Nast Traveler The first major cruise since the onset of the pandemic set sail this week in the Caribbean: SeaDream Yacht Club's SeaDream I. Despite strict predeparture coronavirus-testing guidelines, five passengers aboard the ship have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to CNN's Ana Cabrera. Since the first passenger tested positive, the ship has docked in Barbados and its passengers are on lockdown. Visit Business Insider's homepage f...
Tags: Travel, Health, Transportation, Europe, Science, News, Trends, Cnn, Boats, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Caribbean, Barbados, Conde Nast Traveler, Sloan, Ana Cabrera, Ben Gilbert


Here's how to book holiday travel with no risk of losing money and a full refund if you have to cancel

Travelers should book with caution this holiday season as there are still so many unknowns about the pandemic. Shutterstock.com Travelers are preparing to take to the skies this holiday season should book their flights carefully to avoid losing money if the pandemic worsens.  Airlines are waiving change and cancellation fees but that doesn't mean a refund if you have to cancel. Using airline points and miles or travel credits can help ensure maximum flexibility and help get the best deal. ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Air Travel, Planes, Christmas, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Flying, Aviation, Airlines, Caribbean, United Airlines, Holiday Travel, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines


A global black market for negative COVID-19 test results has emerged, with fakes starting around $200

A healthcare worker administers a COVID-19 test at United Memorial Medical Center testing site in Houston, Texas, June 25, 2020. MARK FELIX/AFP /AFP via Getty Images As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, people around the world are turning to the black market for negative COVID-19 tests that enable them to travel. Incidents in South America, Europe, and Africa highlight the emerging global black market for negative COVID-19 results. In one case, police in France arrested a ring of sellers ...
Tags: Travel, Health, Europe, UK, Science, News, France, Africa, Trends, Ap, Paris, Testing, Brazil, Ethiopia, World Health Organization, North America


Royal Caribbean to look for volunteers to help test the new normal for cruises as the CDC's 'No Sail' order is lifted

The Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas docked in Miami in 2008. Lynne Sladky/AP The US Center for for Disease Control and Prevention lifted its no-sail order on November 1, and Royal Caribbean will be looking for volunteers to embark on trial cruises. These cruises are a way to test safety guidelines the CDC has put in place to allow ships to set sail again.  Most cruise ships have been at dock since March, when the coronavirus pandemic halted all travel. Visit Business Insider's homepage...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Cruise, Boats, Miami, Caribbean, Royal Caribbean, Cruise Lines, Barbara Smith, Lynne Sladky, Disease Control and Prevention, US Center for Disease Control and Prevention


11 tips for holiday shopping and gift-giving in the COVID-19 era, straight from expert product reviewers

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Nopphon Pattanasri /EyeEm/Getty Images Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the US, the holiday season will look different for many this year.Many won't be doing gift-giving in person and sticking to a holiday budget is more important than ever for some. We've rounded up our best tips and tricks to help you navigate gift-giving and holiday shopping in the COVID-19 era.   Due to the ongoing sp...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Etsy, Christmas, US, Trends, Gifts, Italy, Don, Framebridge, Connie Chen, Malarie Gokey, Mara Leighton, Jada Wong, COVID, East Olivia


United is bringing back its ultra-premium West Coast flights to JFK in 2021 complete with lie-flat seats to entice business travelers to return to the skies

A United Airlines Boeing 767-300ER. Lukas Wunderlich/Shutterstock.com United Airlines is resuming premium flights from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport in February 2021. Los Angeles and San Francisco will see up to two daily flights each using specially-configured Boeing 767-300ER. The service is geared towards premium travelers with 46 lie-flat business class seats, 22 premium economy recliner seats, and 43 Economy Plus extra legroom seats. Visit Business Insider's homepag...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, California, Planes, New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Aviation, John, Newark, Airlines, Jfk


21 virtual wine tastings hosted by vineyards, experts, and winemakers from around the world — including a live Zoom tasting with Sarah Jessica Parker

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Getty Images Although states have continued phased reopenings, some states are experiencing an uptick in COVID-19 cases, and many people are still turning to online experiences for socializing.Wineries, winemakers, and wine connoisseurs are bringing the vineyards and tasting rooms straight to living rooms with virtual wine tastings.Many of the virtual tastings are free to join, and some ship wine r...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Kitchen, Home, Facebook, New York, Instagram, California, France, Oregon, Alcohol, US, Trends, Catalonia, Features, New Zealand


Trump is selling his iconic $7 million helicopter that was a frequent guest on 'The Apprentice' and the campaign trail — see inside

Donald Trump's personal Sikorsky S-76 helicopter. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty President Donald Trump's personal Sikorsky S-76 VIP helicopter is currently for sale. The $7 million helicopter was acquired by Trump in 2010 and its cabin outfitted by designer Eric Roth, according to CNBC.  It was a frequent sight on "The Apprentice" and on the campaign trail from 2015 to 2016 before Trump became president. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. You can now buy President Donald Trump...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, UK, England, New York, News, Air Travel, California, Washington, Scotland, Planes, New York City, Time, US, Trends, Features


Southwest is reportedly looking to acquire up to 30 Boeing 737 Max jets even though travelers say they don't want to fly on the troubled plane

Grounded Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. belonging to Southwest Airlines. Reuters Southwest Airlines is in talks with Boeing to purchase more 737 Max aircraft, Bloomberg is reporting.  The low-cost airline is reportedly looking at aircraft that have been built but not delivered due to order cancellations, known as "white tail" aircraft. The ill-fated aircraft has been grounded since March 2019 following two fatal crashes. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Southwest Airlines is...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Air Canada, Planes, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Flying, Miami, Aviation, Boeing, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines


Southwest is reportedly looking to acquire up to 30 Boeing 737 Max jets even though many travelers say they don't want to fly on the troubled plane

Grounded Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. belonging to Southwest Airlines. Reuters Southwest Airlines is in talks with Boeing to purchase more 737 Max aircraft, Bloomberg is reporting.  The low-cost airline is reportedly looking at aircraft that have been built but not delivered due to order cancellations, known as "white tail" aircraft. The ill-fated aircraft has been grounded since March 2019 following two fatal crashes. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Southwest Airlines is...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Air Canada, Planes, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Flying, Miami, Aviation, Boeing, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines



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