News

We keep our customers up to speed on news that may affect them in their travel.

See below for our archive of travel-related news and events.

Hotel Elite Status updates due to COVID-19

Below is a summary of what ten of the world's largest hotel groups have announced relative to their Elite Status programs. 

State-to-State quarantine requirements – what you need to know

In an effort to further prevent the spread of COVID-19, some state governors are issuing executive orders impacting travelers coming into their state.  The mandates vary by state, ranging from...

United and Delta announce preferred membership status and benefit extensions due to COVID-19

United and Delta have announced plans to extend status benefits to those currently holding preferred mileage status with either/both airlines as a result of the impact COVID-19 is having on the...

REAL ID enforcement pushed back one year to 2021

Due to DMV’s across the country temporarily closing or limiting access, the deadline for Americans to secure a Real ID driver’s license for use as identification at domestic airports has been...

Trump Administration limits non-essential travel between US and Mexico

In an effort to curb movement during the COVID-19 outbreak, the Trump administration announced this morning that it is limiting non-essential travel on the US-Mexico border effective tonight,...

U.S. State Department issues Level 4 - Do Not Travel advisory

Today, Thursday March 19, the U.S. State Department issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory that advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19,...

U.S. Government issues entry requirements for travelers who have been to the United Kingdom or Ireland

The U.S. Government has issued additional entry requirements for travelers who have been to the United Kingdom or Ireland within the past 14 days.  The amendment goes into effect Monday, March 16,...

President Trump issues travel ban on European foreign nationals entering U.S.

President Trump, in a Wednesday evening national address, announced a ban on travel from Europe to the United States for 30 days beginning Friday March 13 at midnight. The ban does not include...

India suspends all tourist visas & e-visas

The Government of India has suspended all tourist visas and e-visas granted on or before March 11 - see statement below. The order takes effect on Friday, March 13th through April 15th 2020. Cain...

Airlines continue to update Waiver Policies

The airlines continue to update their change fee/rescheduling waiver policies due to the coronavirus. Due to the fluidity of the situation, please feel free to contact Cain Travel for the most...

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