Do you buy souvenirs? Here are some of my favorites. I love looking at them and remembering our vacations!
Trip insurance is a great way to protect your vacation investment. How does it work, and what kind should you get?
The State of Hawaii drops Covid mandates effective March 26, 2022. What does this mean for domestic and international travelers?
Here is my experience entering Canada this March 2022, with all the current Covid rules and tips. Oh right – it’s winter in Canada!
I just returned from a wonderful mainland trip on Hawaiian Airlines. My tips and tricks and what to expect.
The State of Hawaii issued an international travel update – it is aligning its policy with the new federal entry requirements.
My recent experience flying from Maui to Canada and back. Starting early November 2021 travelers will need proof of vaccination and a test.
You can make your Hawaii arrival easier by following a few simple steps. Have you got your pre-clear wristband yet?
Maui is experiencing a surge in Covid cases thanks to the Delta variant. What you need to know, including a decrease in rental car rates!
Starting July 8 2021 travelers can get a vaccination exemption by submitting proof of vax to bypass the mandatory quarantine for Hawaii Travel.
The State of Hawaii is loosening the Covid rules a little. As of June 15 you no longer need to get a pre-travel test for inter-island travel.
This week Maui’s mayor announced new post-arrival testing at the airport. What is this all about? As you (should) know by now, when flying to Hawaii there is a mandatory 10 day quarantine for all arrivals. You can bypass this quarantine by taking a pre-arrival test up to 72 hours[…]
Remember when flying between Canada and the US was as easy as ensuring you had a valid passport, ticket and passing security and customs? I checked – our family’s passports are all valid. And yet, travel to Canada seems so remote these days. My Canadian return guests and Facebook page[…]
Remember a year ago when all the tourists left? Beside empty condos and empty hotels, empty restaurants, stores and streets and insane unemployment, Maui had another problem. Empty rental cars. Empty rentals cars all needing to be stored and no place to put them. Most of those rental cars ended[…]
NEW: Mandatory sign-up for AlohaSafe Alert App (or similar) to avoid the 10 day quarantine per County of Maui. This is in addition to the SafeTravels program (pre-travel Covid testing etc etc). Please, if you are traveling to Maui at this time, make sure you read the official websites carefully[…]
Late March 2020 the border between Canada and the US was closed and Canadian airlines Westjet and AirCanada cancelled all Hawaii flights. Covid was upon us all and noone knew what to expect next. The airlines have been teasing customers with flights this fall, only to cancel them due to[…]
Exciting news from the Hawaii State Governor today. They have announced new testing options that will allow Canadians to fly directly to Hawaii! On October 15th the State of Hawaii started allowing visitors to present a pre-travel Covid test to avoid the mandatory 14 day quarantine. To be clear, this[…]
On October 15th the State of Hawaii started a pre-travel test program. Travelers have the option to skip the mandatory 14 day quarantine by getting a negative Covid test no more than 72 hours prior to the last leg of their flight to Hawaii. You have to take the test[…]
We are one week into having the pre-travel test option for arrivals in the State of Hawaii (check here for more info). There have been hiccups and bumps along the road, however, it is wonderful to have this as an option to avoid the mandatory 14 day quarantine. Of course,[…]
Can you believe it – after nearly 7 months of Covid, our politicians are going ahead with Hawaii’s grand reopening! Kinda. Sorta. Nearly a month ago the Governor announced October 15, 2020 as the official date when travelers can take a pre-travel Covid test to avoid the mandatory 14 day[…]