A Message of Hope to Our Travelers

Dear Travelers, While COVID-19 is creating physical, emotional, and financial havoc across the globe, I want to assure you that Covington Travel remains open for business and is here to help, albeit from home. All ..

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23 Ways to Travel Virtually When You Can Not Physically Go

Travel makes life richer. That’s the core mantra of the Virtuoso network – of which Covington is a proud member – and the steadfast belief of our dedicated vacation advisors. Unfortunately, in the last couple ..

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How to Make Travel Decisions in Times of Coronavirus

These are unprecedented times for those of us who love travel. With the coronavirus now labeled as a pandemic, travelers are confused, and travel providers are challenged. Our clients are torn between wanting to go ..

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6 Remarkable Palaces in Europe That You Can Visit

  What’s it like to live in a place so large you can get lost in it? How lavishly would you decorate your palace? Would your gardens be formal, naturalized, or some of both? The ..

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How Do Airline Change and Cancellation Waivers Work?

Business and vacation travelers are well aware that COVID-19 is causing a lot of disruption to global air travel and many have questions. Since most airline tickets carry penalties for change or cancellation, what happens ..

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This Is What Windstar Cruises Latest Updates Will Do for You

Windstar Cruises embodies a unique culture among the vast array of cruise options available today. The first, most obvious characteristic that influences your cruise experience aboard Windstar is their small ships. With each of the ..

What Travelers Need to Know About COVID-19 Coronavirus

As you’ve undoubtedly heard, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of a new respiratory illness that was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The virus is a ..

Here Are Reliable Guidelines for Hotel Tipping in the U.S.

Have you ever been in a quandary over how much to tip at a hotel when traveling? If so, you’re not alone. We tend to not discuss hotel tipping in the U.S. because tipping has ..

Everything You Need to Know About New Orleans Mardi Gras

You’d have to be a hermit to have never heard of New Orleans Mardi Gras, or as it’s been called, “the largest free show on Earth.” Everyone knows it’s a legendary celebration in a city ..

Rail and Sail: Rocky Mountaineer and an Alaska Cruise Pair Perfectly

Rocky Mountaineer guests can expect ever-changing scenery, attentive service, chef-prepared meals paired with local wines and craft beers, the opportunity to connect with like-minded travelers, and the ability to create personalized itineraries for exploring your ..

Everything You Need to Know About the New ETIAS

Starting in 2021, citizens of 60 countries, including the U.S., will need a European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) to enter the 26 Schengen countries of the European Union (EU), plus San Marino, Vatican ..

3 Genuine Eco-friendly Resorts for Sustainable Romance

When you are happily engaged in a loving relationship, you’re willing to put forth certain efforts so it thrives over the long term. In the same vein, more and more accommodations are willing to take ..

Break a World Record on Princess Cruises Love Boat

Those of a “certain age” are sure to remember the popular comedy Love Boat set aboard Princess Cruises Pacific Princess. The series aired from 1977 to 1986 and week after week, Captain Stubing and his ..

17 Outstanding Museums in Europe That You Need to Visit

Museums inspire and enlighten visitors in untold numbers of ways. Artworks stimulate our imagination. History arouses curiosity. Beauty makes us feel happy. Visiting a museum lets us learn at our own pace about information that ..

This is How You Can Join the Fight to End Human Trafficking

Most travel-related articles paint delightful pictures of scenic beauty and dreams fulfilled. This one has considerably darker overtones – but please don’t stop reading! As a traveler, it’s important that you know about this issue. ..