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Allan Wright

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Changes to Europe Travel Restrictions

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Today, August 30, the EU made a non-binding recommendation to its member countries to ban non-essential travel from a handful of countries, including the United States.

The EU had added the US to its “safe travel” list in June but, because of increasing COVID cases, the US was really outside the parameters of that list for the past month or so. This move had been expected.

Because the EU decision today is non-binding, it will be up to each country to determine its own rules and there are excellent indications vaccinated travelers will continue to be allowed.

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Wine & Music Adventures

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We recently completed our first Wine & Music Adventure, an extraordinary five-day tour in Sonoma County filled with amazing wines, wonderful music, outstanding weather, and a very fun group of 40 people.

This tour was the brainstorm of professional musician Mindi Abair and her husband, wine industry veteran Eric Guerra. And while we had worked with Mindi and Eric for well over a year to set up this vacation, even we were blown away by how great it was.

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Which Airline Should I Fly During the Pandemic?

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In this week’s Travel Well With Allan, we will focus on the topic “Which Airline Should I Fly During the Pandemic?” This is again a text version rather than video as there is a lot of data to share. Note our regular readers will know we are very cautious on travel during the pandemic. Nonetheless, as we get into spring we hope travel will resume and this article will prove useful.

It used to be we based our airline choice on such factors as flight times, price, and perhaps frequent flier loyalty programs. Choosing an airline during a pandemic is more complicated and we suggest you consider these factors.

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