Travel Tips

How coronavirus has impacted the power of your passport

Maintrip July 11, 2020

A report by Henley & Partners, the firm behind the Henley Passport Index, indicates that the strength of some of the world's most powerful passports has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

No face mask, no flight: the new rule of travel?

Maintrip July 08, 2020

As global travel begins to open up post-lockdown, the controversy over face masks has moved from city streets to the skies, as airlines scramble to give passengers a clearer picture. Some consistency ...

This airline will give you a soccer-style 'yellow card' for not wearing a mask

Maintrip July 03, 2020

As US airlines reveal consequences for passengers who won't wear face masks on flights as a precaution against COVID-19, Alaska Airlines is using the soccer-related warning system of issuing a yel ...

Using the overhead bins is currently banned on some Italy flights

Maintrip July 03, 2020

To help reduce the spread of the coronavirus, travelers are not allowed to use the overhead compartments on some flights to, from and within Italy, including on long-haul routes. This rule is aimed to ...

The Florida Keys are open to visitors - here’s what you need to know

Maintrip June 27, 2020

With its inviting turquoise water, charming towns and laid-back vibe, the Florida Keys has been beckoning beach-loving travelers since the 1930s. The Florida Keys typically has a steady ...

Europe is starting to reopen - here's what you need to know about each country's rules

Maintrip June 17, 2020

Some European countries are beginning to gradually reopen their borders this week in an effort to kickstart the tourism season but rules are far from coordinated. France, Germany, Sw ...

Here's what you need to know about safe travel in France

Maintrip June 16, 2020

With its world-class art and architecture, seductive cafe life, village-square markets and unwaveringly romantic capital, France has enticed travellers since time immemorial. As the cou ...

This map will help you discover which countries have travel restrictions

Maintrip June 15, 2020

The world of travel ground to a halt back in March, and international travel pretty much ceased for leisure purposes in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is slowly relaunching again but ...

Will these seats help with social distancing on planes?

Maintrip June 09, 2020

Now that we're just about to start flying again, many people are wondering how social distancing in the air will work in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The people behind a new innova ...

What do the UK's new quarantine rules mean for travellers?

Maintrip June 08, 2020

The UK has introduced mandatory quarantine for anyone arriving into the country, including returning citizens and residents. As of 8 June, anyone entering the UK from another co ...

"Safe travels" stamp to reassure travellers that destinations are safe to visit

Maintrip June 08, 2020

As lockdowns ease and travelling resumes around the world, the chief concern is how to ensure everyone’s health and safety. The World Travel & Tourism Council has come up with a way of ...

Coronavirus pandemic, when can I travel again?

Maintrip June 04, 2020

How different countries are preparing for the return of tourism? Countries are grappling with how to safely resume tourism as coronavirus numbers recede. Last week the European Union called for a s ...

Coronavirus Travel Advice

Maintrip June 04, 2020

Information is changing every day which can make it hard to keep up with the facts that are most relevant to you. We’re continually keeping this page up to date regarding the current Coronavirus ...

How do you know if your hotel room is really clean amid coronavirus?

Maintrip May 29, 2020

It's almost impossible to find a hotel that hasn't introduced a new sanitation program, promising its rooms are squeaky clean and will be coronavirus-free. How do you know if your ho ...

Mexico travel and coronavirus: Everything you need to know

Maintrip May 26, 2020

Mexico, one of the top ten countries in the world for tourism according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), plans to reopen its doors to travelers starting in June -- albeit not all at t ...

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