countries are yet to contain the coronavirus transmission, some have already
decided to ease restrictions. Even in the US, some states are already easing up
and reopening the economy. Domestic and even international flights are already
available. Generally, it’s not yet advised to travel at this time. Some new
cases recorded in various countries came from those who have recently traveled.
However, if you’re already itching
to leave your house or you have important transactions elsewhere, it’s time
to make the most of these available flights. These are some tips you need to
Always listen to safety guidelines
airlines are now accepting passengers, then have adapted standards in line with
“new normal”. It means that you can no longer fly as easy as you used to do
before the pandemic. You have to understand these rules to avoid getting offloaded.
For instance, some airlines have limited the amount of luggage for carry-on.
Others have started to observe social distancing even on flights. Thermal
scanners and other health checks are available from your port of origin until
your port of destination. You might not have the easiest flight possible, but
you have to be patient. These changes are a part of the regulations to avoid
the further spread of the virus.
the quarantine rules on your port of destination
One of the
reasons why you have to avoid traveling right now is that you might have to
quarantine upon arrival at your destination. The rules
differ from one country to another or even among states. If you’re willing
to self-isolate for at least 14 days, you can pursue your trip. Even if these
rules aren’t in place, you still have to be cautious. You don’t want to be a
potential carrier of the virus and spread it across your destination.
yourself for a bumpy ride
regulations these days aren’t clear yet. There are agreements among local
governments and national governments across the world. However, if you have
connecting flights, it’s even more complicated. You might have to wait longer
at the airport, and you’re not even allowed to head out. There might also be
some possible schedule changes. Be prepared for a difficult ride. Bring items
to entertain you. Charge your phone and other electronic devices.
places you wish to visit
traveling for leisure, it might not be the best idea. Some recreational areas
aren’t open yet. However, if you still want to pursue this trip, you need to check
if those places are back in regular operations. You can call these places first
to know if you can visit them upon arrival. If the areas you wish to visit
aren’t available, you might have to change your plans.
isn’t possible any time soon. However, if you’re an avid traveler, you have to
start adjusting yourself to the new normal. Just observe safety precautions at
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