Plan a road trip or learn about Disney World’s 50th anniversary, compare traveling by train vs. plane, understand travel insurance and more.

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Jurassic World VelociCoaster is not open at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. But the theme park is open to folks getting a closer look. More construction walls have been removed from the site of the roller coaster, and there are a few fresh — and up-close — angles for visitors to explore.

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IATA, the International Air Transport Association, is developing a digital "Travel Pass" data system that it hopes will serve as the standard "health pass" for international air travelers.

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With vaccines available, and lots more available testing, it looks like you'll be able to get back on some airplanes and go somewhere this year. And if so, now is a good time to consider whether you want to buy into a system that lets you bypass or at least speed up some airport lines.

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When people ask me that question, my snarky response is, "Beats me." When I check my crystal ball for the straight info on the future of COVID-19 restrictions, it doesn't even show one bar. At best, I can highlight some of the guideposts that can help your planning.

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As you start to plan some trips again, you need to think about travel insurance early. The reason is simple: Some important coverages require that you buy it within a week or two of the time you make your first payment of any kind.

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Right now, given the limits on foreign travel, domestic road trips are more popular than ever. If you plan to rent your road trip car, however, be on the lookout for the several perennial gotchas the rental companies throw at you to extract a few more of your dollars than necessary.

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If your summer vacation plans involve a road trip, you have some work to do. Just hopping in the car and going? That’s so 2019. Today’s car traveler must be a road warrior, never caught unawares by this strange new travel world.

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According to a new survey by HealthCareInsider.com, which focused on Americans’ perceptions of the pandemic's end, Millennials are 50 percent more likely than Gen-Xers and 15 percent more likely than Baby Boomers to feel comfortable traveling by at least Fall 2021.

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Walt Disney World has announced the first details for its 50th-anniversary celebration, which will last 18 months and include lighting enhancements to all four of its theme parks’ icons, including Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom.

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A coordinated crackdown on tax-related, ID theft has drastically reduced the numbers of new refund fraud victims. But new schemes keep popping up all across the country. "ID thieves are growing in sophistication," warned Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig on a call with the news media last week. The IRS touted a 19-percent decline in the number of reported identity theft ...

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A coordinated crackdown on tax-related, ID theft has drastically reduced the numbers of new refund fraud victims. But new schemes keep popping up all across the country. "ID thieves are growing in sophistication," warned Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig on a call with the news media last week. The IRS touted a 19-percent decline in the number of reported identity theft ...