Despite rising prices, Americans are determined to travel this summer |

Inflation can be a real pain in the pocketbook. As a result of rising prices, recent studies reveal Americans are re-thinking their COVID revenge travel plans. Rather than sit another summer out, though, many Americans are simply switching up their vacation destinations. Here’s the current outlook and how money can still be saved on travel. … Read more

In-demand nursing students are wooed by medical providers at Atlantic Cape | Local News

MAYS LANDING — Nursing students about to finish Atlantic Cape Community College’s program as Registered Nurses milled around the student center Monday at a job fair to help them choose what hospital or other facility to apply to, or what further education to choose next. Some had already chosen their next step. “I applied to … Read more

3 Ways to Get Money Back When COVID Ruins Your Vacation | Travel

Melissa Lambarena You probably long to sip umbrella drinks by the beach while soaking up some vitamin D on a vacation, but exposure to the coronavirus could have you drinking those cocktails behind closed doors. Even in the vaccine era, the coronavirus continues to impact vacation plans. One exposure at home or abroad can lead … Read more

Joining van life in a school bus, Colorado couple ready for on-the-road adventure | National

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — They thought this might be the year to plan a wedding. Instead, Josh Wight and Vicki Dietzen are saving a different kind of date. The big day is coming in a few weeks, when the Colorado Springs couple, along with their dog and two cats, will drive away in a school … Read more

West Newbury church needs help securing van for Afghan refugees | News

WEST NEWBURY — West Newbury Congregational Church continues to raise money for a minivan for the family of refugees it has sponsored from war-torn Afghanistan. Pastor Manny Cumplido of the Congregational Church on Main Street and a group of dedicated volunteers want to raise $45,000 to purchase a safe minivan or other vehicle that will … Read more

Traveler confidence on the rebound; AAA provides its top three travel tips for 2022 | Community

CHARLOTTE – AAA reports that 2022 travel bookings are off to a much stronger start compared to this time last year. A new quarterly AAA survey shows that traveler confidence is on the rise in the Carolinas. Sixty-three percent of respondents in North Carolina and sixty-two percent of respondents in South Carolina report feeling comfortable … Read more

West Virginians keeping an eye on rising gas prices | State & Region

West Virginians are feeling the Russian invasion of Ukraine at the pump as gas prices surge 54 cents in the Mountain State the past week to $3.89 a gallon — the fourth largest average increase by state in the nation week-over-week, AAA West Virginia Manager Lori Weaver Hawkins reported Monday. Increasing oil prices was the … Read more

Traveler confidence on the rebound; AAA provides its top three travel tips for 2022 ( | News

CHARLOTTE – AAA reports that 2022 travel bookings are off to a much stronger start compared to this time last year. A new quarterly AAA survey shows that traveler confidence is on the rise in the Carolinas. Sixty-three percent of respondents in North Carolina and sixty-two percent of respondents in South Carolina report feeling comfortable … Read more

Lock In Your Access to Hotel Refunds as Travel Remains Iffy | Travel

Sally French Worried you might need to cancel your hotel stay last-minute? If the pandemic taught us anything, it’s that nothing is for certain — not even the room you booked. Sometimes the airline cancels your flight and can’t rebook you for at least another day, so you’ll arrive late and want a refund for … Read more

Traveler confidence on the rebound; AAA provides its top three travel tips for 2022 | Community

CHARLOTTE – AAA reports that 2022 travel bookings are off to a much stronger start compared to this time last year. A new quarterly AAA survey shows that traveler confidence is on the rise in the Carolinas. Sixty-three percent of respondents in North Carolina and sixty-two percent of respondents in South Carolina report feeling comfortable … Read more