Tag: Vacation

Americans Will Receive $4,000 ‘Vacation Credit’ Under Trump Proposal

Donald Trump discussing the upcoming 'Phase 4' stimulus plan at the White House, June 17th.

Donald Trump discussing the upcoming ‘Phase 4’ stimulus plan at the White House, June 17th.

Americans would unilaterally receive a $4,000 ‘vacation credit’ for US-based airfare, lodging, restaurants, and other travel-related expenses under a recently-revealed Trump stimulus proposal. The credit, part of an estimated $2 trillion stimulus boost, may also apply to artists and musicians touring the United States.

The proposal, first discussed by Donald Trump during a White House Roundtable in May, is designed to encourage Americans to hop onto airplanes, stay at hotels, and enjoy vacations while enjoying a sizable credit on their taxes.  According to Forbes,

2020 Travel Trends: 81% of US residents planning a vacation say they will travel by car

We surveyed 906 US residents on their plans regarding travel for summer 2020 and found several emerging trends, specifically taking into account how the COVID-19 pandemic has altered their plans:

  • Of the people we surveyed, over 81% of those who plan on some form of leisure travel this summer plan on doing so by car.
  • Under 18% of survey respondents say they still plan on air travel for their summer vacation.
  • Cruise, bus, and train travel are all below 5% expected usage by travelers currently planning a trip this summer.
  • Interest in travel, led by sharp increases in demand for

Oahu vacation rental restrictions remain as other counties ease up

Most of the state’s visitor industry is in preseason training for the Aug. 1 reopening of trans-Pacific tourism, which revolves around a COVID-19 passenger testing program.

One exception is Oahu’s vacation rentals, which are still sidelined by Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s emergency orders prohibiting them from operating as essential businesses.

The mayors of Kauai, the Big Island and Maui also put vacation rentals on COVID-19 lockdowns but on June 16 began allowing legal vacation rentals to reopen to guests who do not have to quarantine. The timing coincided with Gov. David Ige’s lifting of a mandatory 14-day quarantine for interisland

Vacation News 2020 – AOL Video Search Results