Traveling safely post the COVID-19 pandemic
As governments around the globe gear to lift movement restrictions across the nation as well as across the borders. An increased number of people are interested to know as to how will the travel situation look like post the COVID-19 pandemic. There has been a lot of deliberation and apprehension about how the social distancing guidelines will be followed whilst being on a plane or a subway.
Now, putting an end to all the confusion, we would like to declare that travel arrangements and guidelines won’t be similar across the entire world or even throughout a single nation. Traveling will be greatly affected by a number of factors that range from the number of infected patients to the present condition of the state you are coming from.
Thus, the present traveling situation is dictated by several variables that must be carefully regarded before making a plan for a vacation or a business trip. Moreover, further discussing the post-pandemic travel arrangements, we seek to provide clarity about some most asked questions.
Is it safe to fly?
Flights are a crucial part of your travel, you need to take a flight to reach your destination. However, it’s normal to feel a certain amount of doubt before taking a flight during the current scenario. Even though airlines have been rigorously following the social distancing and sanitizing guidelines, still airports are not the ideal place you would visit if you want to steer clear of the virus.
That being said, it’s important to note that social distancing is not just the responsibility of the airline and it’s our individual responsibility to take proper measures while flying. Ensure to wear proper protection kit and also regard for keeping a distance from surfaces or people. Good habits combined with pin-point screening would certainly make your flight safe and sound.
How should I choose a hotel?
Now we all understand the importance of choosing a hotel room which is properly sanitized and clean. However, post COVID-19 it becomes imperative that you look for a place that offers incredible cleanliness, also make sure that the hotel staff is following proper safety guidelines. Most importantly, pick a room that has been empty for at least two days. Picking a room that has been recently vacated is extremely dangerous, and improper sanitizing can put your life in danger.
Should I rent a car?
Rental cars were immensely popular before the pandemic, but now travelers are facing apprehension about renting one. However, one should note that rental car services are certainly going the extra mile in ensuring that all their cars are properly sanitized and clean. Thus, one should not be worried about renting a car, but similarly, like hotel rooms, it will be better if you ask for a car that has not been used for at least 2-3 days.
Now that we have given answers to the most anticipated questions, we would like to appeal that follow the safety guidelines and ensure that you don’t take unnecessary risks while traveling to a different region. The slightest of negligence can wreak monstrosity of inexplicable magnitudes. Thus, we all must do out bit to maintain the health and well-being of the human race.