Where in the World is Phil, August 2020- Part 1

CHARLOTTE, NC - As you all are reading, travel is at level 0 from the USA. Some airlines have started to serve more domestic...

Where in the World is Phil- COVID, Part 7

CHARLOTTE, NC - Reduced deposits are a way of inducing purchases. C/ Travel Insurance Companies are providing wider choices in products, to allow travelers to...

Where in the World is Phil- COVID, Part 6

2/ Many countries like France and the UK have elected to continue to limit entrance to a low number of visitors, from select countries,...

Where in the World is Phil- COVID, Part 5

6/ Once again the S word, Sanitation. This will be the biggest visible change. There will be a constant cleaning and disinfecting of high...

Where in the World is Phil- COVID, Part 4

HOTELS The biggest change for folks staying at Hotels will be changed in food service and sanitation. All of the large Hotel Groups have already...

Where in the World is Phil- COVID, Part 3

7/ At this time MOST European countries still have tight restrictions on foreign visitors at international arrival points, including border crossings. There are daily...

Where in the World is Phil- COVID, Part 2

6/ Pricing will stabilize very soon. There were some real bargains out there in early May. A flight from Charlotte to Miami on American...

Where in The World is Phil – COVID, Part 1

Phil and Barbara are at home, just like all of our friends and clients. But when are we going again, where, how, and what...

Where in the world is Phil- Jamaica, Part 5

Leaving was truly the hardest thing to do. It was seamless and on time as our concierge arranged every step. Check out again was...

Where In the World is Phil- Jamaica, Part 4

The next few days were a blur. We enjoyed coffee every day on our veranda, with the fresh smells of garden plants and a...

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