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Mexico removes COVID health questionaire

If you’ve traveled to Mexico over the last few months, you know that you have to complete the Mexico Tourist card form and the COVID health questionnaire form, but Traveloffpath.com is reporting that Mexico is doing away with the COVID health questionaire form! “Mexico—the world’s most popular travel destination throughout …

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Renewing your passport may be easier in the near future

The other day, I was looking at my passport and noticed that it expired on the 27th of December, 2021. I do plan on some overseas travel in 2022, but nothing in the next few months, so I renewed via mail. My friends at ThePointsGuy.com recently published an article about …

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Cruise passenger complains about food waste

The one thing I love about cruising, besides it reminding me of my Navy days, is the unlimited food! The other day, “B” complained on the Facebook wall of Carnival cruise line Senior cruise director and Brand Ambassador John Heald about food waste. “Name: B—- Message: Carnival must stop allowing …

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Norwegian Pearl returning to Miami due to COVID among crew.

The cruise ship Norwegian Pearl is turning around and returning to the Port of Miami due to reported cases of Covid-19 among the crew. “The omicron surge has caused the cancellation of a cruise that had just left Miami on a nearly two-week long voyage. Several members of the crew …

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Two TV interviews on the same day

The CDC recently announced that they do not want people to cruise, even if they’re vaccinated: https://www.thecruisegenius.com/cdc-dont-cruise-no-matter-if-youre-vaccinated/. Minutes after the announcement was made, two different media outlets reached out to me for comments. The reality of the matter was that I was in Tampa attending my son’s wedding rehearsal dinner, and …

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CDC: Don’t cruise no matter if you’re vaccinated

CNN and other media outlets are reporting that the CDC is advising the public not to cruise, even if you’re vaccinated. “The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday increased the risk level for cruise ship travel to its highest level and said it should be avoided, regardless …

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Cruise ship COVID status

If you’re about to take a cruise, it may be a good idea to see if your ship is safe from COVID. The CDC has a color code chart, much like the traffic light chart that Mexico has for tourists to judge safety from COVID. The CDC website states, “While …

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Holland America Line ship not allowed to dock due to COVID

As you probably know, my wife of 37 years Marty, and I have sailed on Holland America Line over 150 days. News reports are stating that the Koningsdam was not allowed to dock in Puerta Vallarta. NBCNews.com is reporting, “A Holland America Line cruise ship was on its way back …

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