October 18, 2021
We started with the announcement from the Department of Homeland Security that the United States will ease travel restrictions on its land border and ports with Canada and Mexico starting in November.
Listener calls and texts included:
- What are “must do’s” on St. John? Is a day trip to St. Thomas worth it? What are the Covid protocols for arrival and departure/
- We are spending six days in Charleston, SC. What are things we should not miss?
- Are there new Covid protocols for Costa Rica?
October 12, 2021
Rose reminder travelers of upcoming virtual events at Fox World Travel:
- World Travel Showcase – 10/20 at 6 p.m.
- OnStage Alaska – 10/28 at 3 p.m.
Callers asked about –
- Covid protocol for Columbia
- Are the Canadian and Mexican borders open?
- Covid vaccine passes and entrance to Aruba
A listener shared a “Hawaii Success” story.
October 5, 2021
Rose recapped the GIVC Awards at the Nickelodeon Resort in Riviera Maya.
Rose also announced our World Tour Showcase virtual event on October 20 and On Stage Alaska virtual event on October 28.
Listeners wanted to know –
- Could Fox help create a customized trip to Netherlands, Luxembourg and Munich for Octoberfest?
- Can I leave tips in Europe in US dollars?
- What is the best way to book nine passengers to Jamaica In August for a wedding?
September 28, 2021
Rose Gray answers caller questions on:
- All-Inclusive vacations, non-stop value flights and travel protection insurance.
- Passport timelines
- Dining on Uniworld River Cruises
- Testing positive to COVID-19 prior to a cruise when you didn't purchase travel insurance
September 20, 2021
Rose highlighted recent trips she and fellow Fox Tour Managers recently guided in Europe, including France with Jeff Wagner and Greece. Travelers called or texted in to share their feedback and experience.
Additional caller questions asked:
- What should I expect and how should I prepare for my October trip to France?
- What ski resorts in Europe and Western U.S. would Rose recommend for a single, middle aged male?
- Is a trip to Niagara Falls possible now?
September 13, 2021
This episode of the Fox World Travel show was hosted by Andrea Pradarelli, who filled in for Rose Gray while traveling in France. Topics included:
- Discussed our two groups currently traveling in Greece and France
- Took a call from a listener looking to travel to New Orleans and wondering about the state of the city
- Discussed the current turnaround time for passport applications
- Discussed pros of having a destination wedding
- Reminded listeners of the virtual Switzerland show on 9/22 and the limited space on our Alaska groups and Hawaii group for 2022
September 8, 2021
In this episode... Rose reminded listeners about the Switzerland Virtual Travel Show on 9/22 at 6 pm.
Glenn from Cincinnati called in with first hand experience from a recent trip to Europe.
- Will Australia and New Zealand be open to U.S. travelers in 2022?
- What damage did Hurricane Nora do in Puerto Vallarta?
- What will travel to Italy be like in November?
August 24, 2021
The Transportation Security Administration is extending rules requiring travelers to wear masks on commercial flights, trains, buses and while in airports and stations through Jan. 18.
The United States has extended the closure of its land borders with Canada and Mexico to non-essential travel such as tourism through Sept. 21.
Callers asked –
- Will my trip on Sept. 8 to Greece (including Athens, Santorini, Crete and Mykonos) be affected by the fires?
- Is the Jeff Wagner trip to France on Sept. 4 still going and is Rose accompanying the group? (Short answer – YES)
- What should we do in Sedona in September?
- When will Disney Cruises start sailing?
- Must I be vaccinated to cruise?
- Is it better to see Iceland by land or sea (aka cruise ship)?
August 17, 2021
Reminded listeners of virtual travel shows – Croatia, Aug.18, Iceland, Sept. 1 and Switzerland, Sept. 22.
Callers asked –
- What does a Level 4 Travel Advisory mean and how will it impact my trip to Portugal?
- What resorts could you recommend for an anniversary trip to Costa Rica?
- How do you go about getting a COVID test that will provide results in time to be compliant with a 72 hour requirement?
August 17, 2021
Announced the upcoming Virtual Travel Shows – Croatia, Iceland, and Switzerland.
Questions from the call and text line –
- Recommendations for an all inclusive resort in Cancun
- How much local currency should I bring on an upcoming trip to Iceland?
- What can you tell be about the Divi Resort in Aruba?
- What excursions can you recommend for our family staying at the TRS Resort in Mexico?