As summer approaches, experts says deep discounts and shopping deals are coming due to the COVID-19 impact on stores. CBS2's Charlie Cooper reports
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Expert: With Reopening Will Come Incredible DealsAs summer approaches, experts says deep discounts and shopping deals are coming due to the COVID-19 impact on stores. CBS2's Charlie Cooper reports
Memorial Day Travel Expected To Hit Record Low Due To COVID-19Memorial Day weekend travel is expected to hit a record low this year, with air travel down 88% and due to the pandemic. CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.
TSA To Make Screening Changes In Response To PandemicTSA officers will now look without touching when it comes to passengers' boarding passes. When a bag does not pass X-ray screening, passengers may have to unpack it themselves and send it through the machine again to prevent an officer having to search it by hand. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Demanding Answers: Are Precautions Being Taken For Arriving International Flights?CBS2's Lisa Rozner questioned Gov. Andrew Cuomo about what's happening at area airports like JFK and Newark.
Surf's Up, As Is Anger As NYC Residents Banned From Long Island BeachesMayor Bill de Blasio defended his decision to keep New York City beaches closed due to safety and spread of the virus. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Travel Industry Experts Expecting Closer Trips, Isolated Suburban Getaways This SummerAs more people look to travel locally once COVID-19 restrictions loosen, vehicle rental companies are anticipating lots of summer business; CBS2's Charlie Cooper reports.
As Air Travel Picks Up, Passengers Are Unclear About Social Distancing RulesWith mixed guidelines from the airlines and no federal rules, travelers are not sure what to do when it comes to social distancing; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Photo Shows Packed United FlightA California doctor tweeted a troubling photo of a packed United Airlines flight from New York to San Francisco.
Amtrak Makes Changes At Penn Station To Allow For Deeper CleaningAmtrak is making changes at Penn Station to allow for an even deeper cleaning.
Coronavirus Update: More People Flying, Making Social Distancing Difficult On PlanesTravel experts say in the last five days, the number of passengers getting on planes has increase and that may be a concern for some people who have to travel. CBS2's Cory James shows you what rights you have if your flight makes social distancing impossible.
How Does NYC Reopen? Hotels Are Already Thinking AheadThe light at the end of this isolating tunnel may be more visible than you think. More than two dozen hotels are now taking reservations for July and Gov. Andrew Cuomo is beginning to look at how people are going to eventually return to work. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports
Coronavirus Delays REAL ID DeadlineThe coronavirus pandemic has forced the federal government to delay the deadline for REAL ID cards.
Florida Says NY Travelers Should IsolateIf you’re thinking about escaping to sunny Florida during the coronavirus pandemic, get ready to self-isolate
Some Try To Escape To Jersey Shore To Wait Out CoronavirusJersey Shore towns are sounding the alarm due to the number of people that are flocking to the area to wait out the coronavirus outbreak. Local officials say they can't handle the influx during the offseason. CBS2's Meg Baker reports
Flight Grounded At JFK Over Possible ExposureA Delta Airlines flight was forced to return to the terminal at JFK Airport last night after a passenger said he or she may have been previously exposed to the coronavirus.
Amtrak Suspends Acela Non-Stop Service NY To Washington, DCStarting Tuesday, Acela non-stop service trains between New York and Washington DC will be suspended until May 26. The change does not affect Amtrak's other high-speed Acela service. The railroad will waive change fees on reservations made through April 30. CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.
Mayor Tells Travelers To Self-QuarantineSome New Yorkers returning home from international travel are the subject of a new directive from the city. They're being told to self-quarantine on their arrival due to possible exposure to the virus. CBSN New York's John Dias reports.
Mayor Says Some Travelers Should Self-QuarantineSome New Yorkers returning home from international travel are the subject of a new directive from the city. They're being told to self-quarantine on their arrival due to possible exposure to the virus. CBS2's John Dias reports.
Coronavirus Update: New Travel Restrictions On Italy, South Korea To Enter U.S.Vice-President Mike Pence says all travelers coming to the U.S. on direct flights from Italy and South Korea will now be screened for coronavirus. More than 5,300 people have tested positive for coronavirus in south korea. Italy has more than 2,500 positive cases.
NYC Comptroller Takes Aim At Cruise Ship PollutionMore than a million passengers flock to New York City to board cruises from Manhattan and Brooklyn to other locations around the world. CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
NYC Comptroller Stringer Worried About Pollution From Cruise ShipsMore than a million passengers flock to New York City to board cruises from Manhattan and Brooklyn to other locations around the world, but New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer says there is a serious health cost.
New York Residents No Longer Allowed To Enroll In Trusted Traveler ProgramsNew York residents can no longer enroll in the trusted traveler programs which allow low-risk passengers to get through customs faster; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
New Yorkers Blocked From Trusted Travel ProgramsThe programs are meant to help travelers move through customs lines faster, but New Yorkers are no longer allowed to sign up or renew their memberships. CBSN New York's Reena Roy reports.
DHS Suspends New York From Trusted Traveler ProgramsThe programs are meant to help travelers move through customs lines faster, but New Yorkers are no longer allowed to sign up or renew their memberships. CBS2's Reena Roy reports.