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Mobile Passport Offers Discount and Charitable Donation for World Tourism Day

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If you’re an avid international traveler, you know that coming back into the US and waiting in the customs lines can oftentimes be seen as a hassle. You’ve already been traveling for hours and sometimes the lines to get your paperwork checked can be over three hours.

airlines/mobile-passport-a-growing-app-to-help-beat-long-customs-lines.html” target=”_self” rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer”>Mobile Passport is working to change this – making it easier for customs agents and American travelers returning to the US at 27 different airports and four cruise terminals.

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Although the app does offer passengers a free service, there is also a paid-for service that will retain all your travel information for a year – and it only costs $14.99. No more having to worry about entering in all your passport information every time you arrive back in the country.

But in celebration of World Tourism Day, September 27th, Mobile Passport is offering an even better deal. Download their Mobile Passport Plus on the App Store or Google Play with code WTD2019TC.

Not only will this reduce the annual cost to a mere $9.99, but the company also plans to donate $5 of every purchase to those affected by Hurricane Dorian through the non-profit Tourism Cares.

Tourism Cares helps to provide support to communities by improving local infrastructure and tourism resources. Therefore they are not only improving the quality of life for inhabitants, but they’re also bettering visitor experience to the area – a win-win for travelers and locals alike.

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Delta Air Lines Upgrades Health, Safety Guidelines

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As travel restrictions are lifted, Delta Air Lines has implemented a series of health protocols to keep passengers safe as they fly again during the coronavirus outbreak and moving forward.

From the time customers check-in for their flights until they collect their bags at the final destination, Delta officials claim the company’s main focus has shifted to the health and safety of passengers.

In the airport, travelers will notice check-in lobbies, self-service kiosks, gate counters and baggage claim are thoroughly wiped down throughout the day, while electrostatic spraying will take place in the planes and throughout terminals.

In addition, Delta continues to install plexiglass shields at check-in counters, in Delta Sky Clubs and at gate counters throughout the United States. Social distance markers will also be added at all of the airports served by the airline.

Hand sanitizer stations will also become easily accessible throughout the facilities.

“The (travel) experience is a very comfortable, a very safe experience, we have taken actions, even above and beyond what the CDC has recommended to ensure safety,” Delta Chief Customer Experience Officer Bill Lentsch said in a statement.

As for the actual onboard experience, Delta is now boarding passengers back to front and limiting it to 10 customers at a time to minimize your contact with others. The carrier is also blocking middle seats, adjusting capacity numbers and requiring face coverings.

Before passengers board the planes, cleaning crews complete an extensive checklist of procedures using high-grade disinfectant to wipe down personal and common areas of the cabin.

Delta also temporarily streamlined food and beverage offerings to reduce touchpoints, with snack bags given out during the first pass through the cabin by flight attendants.

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