Going Places in Boston

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18 03, 2022

Aruba scraps Covid-19 restrictions for travelers

2022-03-18T16:27:18+00:00March 18th, 2022|

As the world slowly pulls out of lockdown restrictions, new travel destinations are opening up to Americans. And as the North East is still getting cold weather, it’ll be a relief to know that a warm getaway to Aruba is now back on the cards. A full two years after the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Caribbean island is now doing away with remaining restrictions for visitors. This means visitors [...]

28 02, 2022

Winter is still here: 4 cold-weather activities around Boston

2022-02-28T17:38:50+00:00February 28th, 2022|

New England was hit with freezing temperatures and heavy snow this week, leaving many to wonder: when will winter be over? Well, spring temperatures won’t be here any time soon. Here are just a few of the best ways to beat the arctic funk. It goes without saying — New England is one of the premier places for skiing and snowboarding in the United States. And there are several world-class ski resorts [...]

7 02, 2022

UK drops further travel restrictions — here’s everything you need to know

2022-02-07T14:40:18+00:00February 7th, 2022|

On January 24, the UK government announced it was removing all testing requirements for eligible fully vaccinated arrivals. This will come into effect on February 11. This comes after the UK faced one of the harshest, and longest, restrictions globally, and this new ruling will make it one of the most free-flowing borders across Europe. Within the UK, virtually all restrictions have been loosened, with mask use still being encouraged in [...]

12 01, 2022

Your next snowy weekend getaway, made easy

2022-01-12T13:15:40+00:00January 12th, 2022|

As temperatures drop across New England, and snow continues to pile up, local travel is a challenge. But for those hoping for a wintry weekend getaway, hope isn’t lost; from Maine to Vermont, New England is one of the best regions in the world for an idyllic, snowy retreat, and GO Boston is here to help you get there. GO Boston Shuttle offers transportation services to cover any and all of [...]

29 12, 2021

How to celebrate New Years this year

2021-12-29T08:42:44+00:00December 29th, 2021|

With Covid-19 and the Omicron variant still causing disruption to social plans, New Year’s Eve might not look like it usually does. While parties and big gatherings are still legal, there are a few ways to keep the fun while staying more Covid-safe. Instead of booking a big — and usually expensive — party out on the town, why not gather a smaller group of friends and family and book a weekend away? [...]

22 12, 2021

Plan your last minute holiday travel with GO Boston

2021-12-22T21:06:24+00:00December 22nd, 2021|

Christmas is just days away — but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to sort out last minute holiday plans. And with Covid-19 and the Omicron variant still causing disruption and delays to travel, many are leaving decisions to the last minute. GO Boston is here to get you and your loved ones to your destination safely. GO Boston Shuttle offers transportation services to cover any and all of your travel needs, [...]

13 12, 2021

Everything you need to know about the Omicron variant

2021-12-13T21:58:23+00:00December 13th, 2021|

As Christmas and Hanukkah are right around the corner, the rise of a new Covid-19 variant Omicron poses a threat not only to peoples’ holiday plans, but also health. And while so far the new variant has not yet proven as deadly as previous variants, it’s still fast-spreading. Here’s what you should know. The total number of states that Omicron has been detected in is now 25, with the latest including [...]

29 11, 2021

Post-Thanksgiving travel rush slams Logan Airport — here’s how to avoid it for Christmas

2021-11-29T18:48:24+00:00November 29th, 2021|

It was reported that Boston’s Logan Airport was overrun with a near million passengers this Thanksgiving. Sunday was one of the busiest days, as travelers prepared to return home after spending the holidays with family and friends in New England. Nationwide, TSA officials estimated 2.4 million people traveled through airports yesterday alone, and people on social media reported extra long lines and wait times. With a shortage of pilots, flights have [...]

15 11, 2021

How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely with family and friends

2021-11-15T20:09:35+00:00November 15th, 2021|

Massachusetts Covid cases are creeping up once again, just in time for cold weather, flu season and the holidays. Positive cases have dropped over the last two months after the delta variant fueled an increase this summer, but the state’s positive test rate has risen over the past two weeks from below 1.7% to a seven-day average of 2.15%. Thanksgiving is right around the corner — so how can you celebrate with [...]

5 11, 2021

Massachusetts announces 1,586 Covid-19 cases, surpassing 800k

2021-11-05T10:23:46+00:00November 5th, 2021|

While Covid-19 cases are far lower than they were a year ago, the pandemic isn’t over yet. On Thursday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health confirmed 1,586 new Covid-19 cases. This brings the total number of cases in the state to 801,567. The state’s Department of Public Health also confirmed 23 additional deaths related to Covid-19, bringing the total to 18,671, and 509 current hospitalizations, with 147 in intensive care. The [...]

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