Travel

People Are Looking Into Holiday Trips For The End Of The Year

Many people are looking at travel to Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean.

FARGO, N.D, – Although international travel restrictions have not been lifted, some people are already thinking of what destination they want to go to when they are able to travel. Travel agents recommend checking the latest rules on the State Department site as well as the government site from the country you want to visit. “And if you’re looking for…

Roads Are Not Expected To Be Too Busy During Memorial Weekend

COVID-19 has impacted the travels of many who were hoping to celebrate with family and friends.

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA – Despite COVID-19, The Minnesota State Patrol is expecting a high travel rate during memorial weekend. “When you look at statistics overall, memorial weekend is a very busy travel weekend and you know, despite everything that’s going on right now in the world, will there be more traffic? I think potentially there will be and it’s…

Hector International Airport Provides COVID-19 Air Travel Tips

A facemask is now required by airlines and approved by the TSA.

FARGO, N.D.–Hector International Airport is offering tips to safely travel during the COVID-19 pandemic. Airport officials suggest using an airline app to check-in and turning on flight notifications to ensure you receive any flight delays or cancellations. They also encourage travelers to arrive two hours early. They say that even though fewer people are traveling, some revised airport steps may…

North Dakota Quarantine Travel Rules Changed

exemptions made after Minnesota was added to a CDC list of states with widespread community transmission of COVID-19.

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum says you just need to use common sense when it comes to North Dakota’s quarantine rules. The state has made exemptions to its travel quarantine after Minnesota was added to a CDC list of states with widespread community transmission of COVID-19. “Workers in essential and critical infrastructure areas as defined by Homeland Security they…

Confinement Order In Place For Those Returning To North Dakota

'Snowbirds' and spring-breakers from out-of-state are also recommended to self-quarantine

BISMARCK, N.D. — If you are coming back to North Dakota from any of the states in red on this map or any international location, you must quarantine for 14 days. That is in a confinement order signed by North Dakota State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte. It’s in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. ‘Snowbirds’ and spring-breakers arriving…

North Dakota signs executive order to slow COVID-19 spread from travelers

The order would apply to those returning to the state internationally or from one of the 23 states that have been classified as having widespread disease by the CDC

FARGO, N.D. — There continues to be a concern about people traveling into the state of North Dakota and the potential that they may spread COVID-19. Governor Doug Burgum signed an executive order to help slow that spread. The order specifically involves individuals returning to the state internationally or from one of the 23 states that have been classified as…

NDSU Bans All University-Funded And Sponsored International Travel

College officials say it is based on national and state guidance

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State University is canceling all University-funded and sponsored international travel leaving the United States. That is effective immediately due to the coronavirus pandemic. College officials say it is based on national and state guidance and follows action taken by a number of other schools across the country. NDSU is reviewing refund options. The travel ban…

LIVE: Keep Your Home Safe When You Travel

Travel Tips From Fargo Police Department

  Spring break and summer travel season is getting here fast. Fargo Police want you to make sure you don’t leave your home vulnerable when you head out of town. Basically, they recommend making it look like you’re still home when you’re gone. That means making sure lights are on and pausing mail and newspaper delivery. If we get a…

Minnesota State University system bans international travel due to Coronavirus concerns

Some MSUM students are frustrated with the ban officials say is put in place for their own safety

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM student Lizzie Powell grew up wanting to be a marine biologist. In just a few days, she was expecting to embark on the trip of a lifetime with her class to Costa Rica that would help her decide if that’s the right path. “For me, this trip was going to help me decide what career I…

Travel tips regarding Coronavirus

If you are traveling, here are some safety tips from local travel agents

FARGO, N.D. — With the Coronavirus still making its way around the globe, some in North Dakota and Minnesota are questioning their upcoming travel plans. One local travel agent says he’s had to cancel a trip for someone going to Asia. Travel agents say it’s too early to determine whether or not they’ll see more cancellations in the coming weeks….