Jamaica just opened its borders to international travelers on June 15. So why were there 30 people stranded at the Miami airport, denied boarding onto their ticketed flight to Montego Bay on June 16? Because they did not know that there is a new Travel Authorization form, a medical clearance that must be applied for online prior to travel, that is collected by the airport staff BEFORE you can get on any plane bound for Jamaica.
Why did I start off my article with that depressing story? Because it is yet another example of why using a professional travel advisor is even MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER as travel begins to reopen around the world in our post-COVID world. If those 30 sad and angry folks who were left behind at the airport had booked through their trusted advisor, they would have been informed of the new restrictions and given the link to apply for and print the new Authorization form well before departure. It’s simply what we do!
I could go on with more stories of quarantine nightmares and denied entries, but I think I’ve made my point. So, here are my top 5 reasons why you need a professional travel advisor as a trusted partner as we all start to navigate the new travel climate:
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