TSA: You Can Now Travel With A Recently Expired Driver’s License

The TSA announced that you can now travel with a driver's license that expires as of 3/1/20 if you aren't able to renew it...

Europe Closes Borders For At Least 30 Days

This has been talked about for several days, but Europe has now officially decided to close their borders. Non-EU nationals will not being able to...

AMEX Will Waive Late Fees And Interest If You Have COVID-19 Hardships, With Some Caveats

Apple Card previously announced that you can contact them to skip your March payment without late fees or interest owed. Now, AMEX Financial Hardship is...

WestJet Will Suspend All US And International Flights For At Least 30 Days

After Canada announced that they are closing their borders, WestJet will suspend all international flights from March 23 through at least April 20. All international...

All US And Canada Nordstrom And Nordstrom Rack Stores Will Close For 2 Weeks Due To Coronavirus

Nordstrom has announced that they will close all of their US and Canada Nordstrom And Nordstrom Rack stores from 3/17 through 3/31. They say that...

United Will Temporarily Close All Polaris Business Class Lounges And Select United Clubs

Starting on 3/18, United will temporarily close all of their Polaris business class lounges due to plummeting demand caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. United's Polaris...

San Francisco Bay Area Will Require Everyone To Stay Home, Except For Essential Needs

Update: This has been expanded to the entire 6 county Bay Area. The order is in place until at least April 7th. The Mayor of...

Canada Will Close Their Borders To Foreign Nationals, Except US Citizens

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau just announced that they will be closing their borders to non-Canadians, with the exception of air crew, immediate family of...

CDC: Cancel Gatherings Over 50 People For The Next 8 Weeks

Update: CT, NJ, and NY have now officially banned gatherings of 50+ people. Expect more states to do the same. Originally posted on 3/15: The CDC...

Austrian And Royal Jordanian Suspend Operations, Norwegian Suspends Intercontinental Operations

Austrian Airlines will suspend all flight operations starting Wednesday evening. They say that they will initially cancel flights until 3/28, but I'd expect...

Ukraine Air Suspends International Flight Operations

Effective today through at least March 31, Ukraine Air is suspending all international flights due to a Ukraine ban on foreigners. They will be operating...

United Will Reduce Capacity By 50% In April, May, And Into Summer; Poll: Is It Time For Airlines To Suspend Operations?

United told their employees today to expect deep flight cuts, as demand falls off a cliff: https://twitter.com/krisvancleave/status/1239363677087830016   Starting tomorrow, they will reduce systemwide capacity by 50%...

Op-Ed: Stop The Spread – Social Distancing Explained

JJ’s Note: This article was written by my Father-In-Law, Dr. Robert Freedman, who is the Chief of Infectious Diseases at multiple hospitals in Miami,...

SAS Temporarily Lays Off 90% Of Workforce, Will Suspend Flights Indefinitely

Scandinavian Airlines has temporarily laid off 90% of their employees and will suspend flight operations starting tomorrow. SAS says that demand for flights is currently...

American Will Park Most Widebody Planes, Suspend Most International Flying

American is announcing major network reductions starting tomorrow. Some 135 out of 150 American widebody planes will be parked starting this week as American slashes...

United: Wait 12 Months For A Refund

United has been desperately trying to avoid handing out refunds. Previously they tried saying that your flight schedule would need to change by 25 or...

COVID-19 News Roundup 3/14/20: New Travel Bans, Airline Suspensions, Israel Shutdowns, An Alternate COVID Approach, JetBlue Ban, TSA Changes, Poll, And More

As our lives are interrupted by a deadly virus, we will keep posting deals to keep everyone's shelves stocked without needing to leave the...

Delta Reducing Capacity By 40%, Will Suspend All Flights To/From Continental Europe

Delta announced today that they will reduce their capacity by 40%. They're currently seeing more cancellations than they are new bookings. As part of that, they...

Israel Now Requiring Visitors To Apply For A Permit Before Flying To Israel: Airbnb, Dorms, And Hotels Not Valid For Home Quarantine

The state of Israel is now requiring foreigners flying to Israel to submit this form to their local Israeli consulate 5 days before their...

Hyatt Will Postpone Program And Category Changes, Allow Free Hotel Cancellations On Prepaid Stays!

Hyatt announced today that they will allow free cancellations on non-refundable hotel stays worldwide for travel through 4/30. Cancellations must be made 24 hours before...

Op-Ed: Informative Article Giving Perspective On Coronavirus

JJ's Note: This article was written by my Father-In-Law, Dr. Robert Freedman, who is the Chief of Infectious Diseases at multiple hospitals in Miami,...

Hilton Allowing Free Hotel Cancellations On Prepaid Stays!

Hilton announced today that they will allow free cancellations on non-refundable hotel stays worldwide for travel through 4/30. Cancellations must be made 24 hours...

United: Europe Flight Cuts Are Coming In 1 Week

United writes that they are committing to maintaining their current flights to/from the US and Europe through March 19th. Additionally, they have capped fares on...

MLB Suspends Spring Training And Will Delay Opening Day Due To Coronavirus

Major League Baseball announced that they will be suspending Spring Training and will delay opening day by at least 2 weeks due to Coronavirus. https://twitter.com/MLB/status/1238180549174362117 -You...

NHL Pauses Season Until Further Notice Due To Coronavirus

The National Hockey League just announced that they will be pausing their season until further notice due to Coronavirus. I'd assume that an announcement from...

El Al Will Suspend Most Flights Worldwide, Israeli Schools Cancelled, Don’t Expect Student Reentry After Pesach

With 80% of El Al's workforce on unpaid leave, YNet is reporting that El Al will be suspending service on most routes starting next...

US State Department: Avoid All International Travel Due To Coronavirus; Book Return Flights Home Now

The US State Department has just raised their warning for all travel abroad to level 3. They recommend that Americans reconsider all travel abroad. Airlines...

The NBA Season Has Been Suspended Until Further Notice Due To Coronavirus!

Update: This is now confirmed by the NBA...

[Updated] US Won’t Ban Any Flights, But Will Ban Foreign Nationals Who Have Been To Europe In The Past 2 Weeks

Update: The Department of Homeland Security is now clarifying that the ban is not on all flights and travel from Europe as President Trump...

Zoom Video Now Offering Free Video Conferences For Schools!

Zoom video conferencing normally has a 40 minute limit on group conferences for free basic accounts. Due to Coronavirus, schools can use a free basic...

United Cancelling Select Flights Between The US-Israel And Italy Due To Coronavirus

Update: This post has been updated with additional information from United about the exact dates of the flight cancellations and reductions.

Coronavirus News: Argentina Requiring 2 Week Home Quarantine For US Visitors, Israel Bans Gatherings Over 100 People, Warriors Will Play Without Fans

As coronavirus is officially labeled a pandemic and disrupts daily life and travel, I'll share stories that may affect DansDeals readers.  -Argentina announced today that visitors...

Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Arkia, Austrian, Delta, Iberia, Lufthansa, Swiss, Turkish, Virgin Atlantic, And WizzAir Cancelling Select Flights To/From Israel In March

Update 5: Air Serbia is cancelling flights to/from Belgrade and Tel Aviv on March 12, 20, and 30. Changes can be made one time without...

Hyatt Will Award 10,000 Points For Cancelled Prepaid Stays

Hyatt previously announced that they were waiving cancellation fees through 3/31 for: Guests residing in Greater China, South Korea, Japan and Italy with reservations...

El Al Delaying Launch Of Chicago And Tokyo Flights, Expands Flight Change Waiver, Extends Elite Status

El Al has made several announcements following Israel's new quarantine requirements. The launch of service to Chicago will be delayed until 6/28 The launch...

WOW! Israel Will Require Mandatory Quarantine For Everyone Arriving From Abroad, Tourists And Students Will Be Denied Entry Without Method Of Home Quarantine

Update: The Times of Israel is reporting that home quarantine rules for all Israelis returning from abroad are in effect immediately, but that non-Israelis...

Sunday News Roundup 3/8/20: Flight Tampering, eBay Bans, Centurion LAX, United Refunds, Airline Bunk Beds, Amazon Grocery Markets, Record Flight Times, And More

Some stories and deals don’t get their own post, but should get some coverage. Here are some quick takes on stories that caught my...

US State Department: Stop Taking Cruises Due To Coronavirus; Grand Princess Passengers To Be Quarantined On Military Bases

The US State Department is warning US citizens, especially those at higher risk, to stop taking cruises due to coronavirus. Higher risk people include...

No, Israel Hasn’t Enacted A Quarantine On US Arrivals…Yet.

Update, 3/9: A quarantine for all international arrivals has been announced. I've been getting endless messages from readers asking if airlines will be refunding their...

United Upgauges Aircraft To Tel Aviv; Wide Open United Business Saver Award Space Nonstop Between The US And Tel Aviv!

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