snowbirds are watching closely this week, with suitcases waiting to be loaded and their tanks full of fuel, to check whether the United States finally eases the travel restrictions, a report said.
Some aren’t eagerly waiting to see an announcement from the White House, opting for the utterly legal option of flying to America instead – and many plan to get a COVID-19 booster shot when they get there, according totravel insurance broker Martin Firestone.
Withstill far from making a formal decision on whether or not to provide boosters, many who have U.S. travel plans simply do not want to wait for government health departments as well as the provinces themselves to come to decisions, Firestone said.
Tuesday is the last day for officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to decide if it will ease the travel restrictions for non-essentialacross the -U.S. frontier or extend the ban for another 30 days.
The U.S. has remained mainly in the dark about when it will start to ease restrictions. Sea and airare not subject to the ban, but those traveling on ferry, rail, and pleasure boats aren’t.
Firestone said olderwant an automobile when visiting America and prefer to stay clear of the hassles of flying, mainly because decision to permit fully- has added to the already slow and lengthy customs clearance.
Many prefer to travel with theirwith them, as they provide and transportation. The lack of rental throughout has put an additional cost on bringing one’s car. Additionally, the cost of shipping the is still expensive.
Firestone said that if theopens shortly, he expects the need for travel insurance to exceed 90 percent of the amount it was in the year before the . In the absence of the being opened, he added the figure could be close to 50 percent.
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