Field Notes

Reminder: Chile and Peru are now open for International Travelers!

CHILE Updated 19 November 2020   Borders are open for international travelers (leisure and business) from 23 November 2020. The only permitted point of entry is Santiago Airport (SCL – Arturo Merino Benitez) – Land border crossings between Chile and Argentina or Bolivia are suspended until further notice. Travel insurance that covers COVID-19 issues

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Travel Restrictions

Travel restrictions are constantly changing. Here are a few resources that our team has found useful to check for the latest information: Travel.State.Gov:  Worldwide activity for US citizens to learn about travel advisories affecting their travel destinations abroad. IATA TravelCentre:  We highly recommend this tool for all agents and passengers even

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Preflight COVID-19 Testing / American Airlines

  American Airlines and their new partners: LetsGetChecked and CareNow. Making it more convenient to travel Resuming flights to Hawaii, the Caribbean and select international markets, American Airlines prioritizes traveler safety and peace of mind. That’s why they are partnering with LetsGetChecked and CareNow, plus several international governments, to offer

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Clean Commitment / American Airlines   Waiving change fee for future flights. All domestic and short haul including Mexico, the Caribbean and Canada. And also, eliminating change fee for Long Haul international flights and Basic Economy if they are purchased by the end of 2020. Like all other airlines you may need to pay

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Cuba Sanitary Fee / American Airlines

  Travel to Cuba on American Airlines Effective December 1, 2020, the Government of Cuba will charge entering travelers a Sanitary Tax related to public health. The tax is set at $30.00 (thirty US dollars) per traveler. Before departing for Cuba, payment must be made at Cuba Travel Services, located

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United Airlines Adds New Routes

United Airlines is significantly expanding its winter international schedule, introducing eight new routes and adding flights to 19 destinations in Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America.In January, United will begin new nonstop service between Liberia, Costa Rica and both Los Angeles and San Francisco. The new flights are subject to

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Look for the Helpers

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’” — Fred McNeely Rogers / Television Host of Mister Rogers Neighborhood As we navigate these uncertain times, the folksy

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Sandbags & Solidarity

For nearly a week now, my family and I, currently on lockdown far from home in Lima, Peru, have followed a daily ritual.  At 8pm sharp, we go to our balcony window to clap hard, as if we were coaxing the Rolling Stones or Billie Eilish for a concert encore.

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