Hawaii Reopens, Trump’s Helicopter For Sale, An International Tipping Guide And More

Hawaii reopened to American tourists in October, provided they present a negative Covid-19 test upon arrival and take another test within 72 hours of departure. Hotels and restaurants, however, are operating on their own timetables. Many luxury resorts are opening this week while others are welcoming guests in time for the holidays. Here’s what you need to know about traveling to Hawaii.

The dream of high-speed transportation that can go from Los Angeles to San Francisco or New York to Washington in about 30 minutes, got a little closer to reality this week when Virgin Hyperloop took its first human passengers for a ride on its test track in Las Vegas.

It’s not exactly Marine One, but a helicopter reportedly owned by Donald Trump is now for sale. The Sikorsky s76-B was manufactured in 1989 and has flown some 6,200 hours. In addition to an executive cabin, the seats have “gold” seatbelt fittings, but there is no WiFi onboard so passengers can’t tweet from the sky. As for the cost, the seller’s listing is wide open. “Call for a price,” it reads. “Make an offer.”

The warning against end-of-the-year travel won’t deter everyone. So if you plan to visit family and friends over the next few weeks, these are the 5 questions to ask before traveling for the holidays.

Here’s an important tip when it comes to leaving a tip—not all countries view gratuities the same way. Here’s a quick guide to tipping for international travelers.

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