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  • The Coronavirus crisis will probably change the way we travel.

  • If you're wondering what your vacation might look like after all this is over, here's our seven short tips on how to plan for your trip during the quarantine.

  • NUMBER 7: Prepare multiple destination options for your next trip.

  • Start with creating a travel bucket list, and choose multiple destinations based on your preferences.

  • Watch YouTube videos, read blogs, watch documentaries on the possible destinations you want to visit, etc.

  • When you're making the list, make them based on the factors, such as how healthy or risky the country you are planning to visit is.

  • Keep on checking the WHO website, the coronavirus tracker and life updates, see which countries have the best preventive measures, etc.

  • If you are unsure, explore destinations that are less crowded:

  • places such as nature, less crowded towns, and cities.

  • A visit to a National Park would be such example.

  • Check if there is enough medical infrastructure in place in the region you are traveling to in case you get sick while you're there.

  • NUMBER 6: Book your trip with possible cancellation options.

  • Book your accommodation so that you can easily cancel, to eliminate unnecessary cancellation fees.

  • Always look at what the cancellation policy for your accommodation, ride, or flight is.

  • It might not always be easy to find the information about cancellation conditions, so take some time and read the fine print.

  • You can even consider purchasing trip cancellation insurance.

  • You might want to watch for the best value and not necessarily the lowest prices.

  • After the past crises, many hotels offered a great price-quality ratio and packages, for tourists to get them traveling again.

  • But be careful when booking, especially with unknown operators.

  • Watch for scams.

  • If you choose a well-known brands such as hotels, booking providers, or airlines, chances for them to go bankrupt are lower.

  • Also, don't forget to get the right travel health insurance.

  • NUMBER 5: Plan to travel closer to your home

  • Plan shorter trips so you can easily get back home.

  • You can even take several shorter trips more often instead of making one big trip.

  • Take advantage of long weekends and holidays.

  • Plan to travel to neighboring states or countries only so you're always able to come home fast by car or a short flight at most.

  • NUMBER 4: Don't plan way ahead

  • Why is it not so good to plan that far ahead?

  • Well, maybe in the summer, the coronavirus situation improves, but then in might hit hard again as SARS did.

  • Nobody really knows what will happen.

  • That's why it's great to have several options ready, including several possible dates.

  • NUMBER 3: Stay healthy

  • You need to be strong and healthy for your next travel.

  • Eat healthy, take vitamins, drink enough, sleep well, exercise, and practice mental strength.

  • Check out our video on how to make your quarantine fun and productive.

  • The link is in the description.

  • NUMBER 2: Take precautions while traveling

  • After this is over, here's what you can do to stay safe and healthy during your travels:

  • Always wash your hands properly every time you have a chance to, for example, after using a toilet.

  • But be careful not to touch the doors after you leave the restroom.

  • Bring hand sanitizers and wipes.

  • Use them every time you touch something, for example, right after touching handrails, doors, surfaces on the metro, elevator buttons, before you eat outside, etc.

  • Remember that a lot of people have just touched that elevator button right before you and viruses can stay on the surface for days.

  • Use wipes to sanitize surfaces you are about to use.

  • Don't touch your face.

  • One of the main ways the virus spreads is when you touch your nose, eyes, or mouth.

  • Use tissues or your sleeve when cough and wear a mask, especially indoors, and when you're close to other people.

  • Don't sit down while using the metro and try to use the metro without holding at all.

  • just as some locals do.

  • But be carefulwe don't want you to fall.

  • Eat at the restaurants, fast food joints, and food centers that have good reviews.

  • Chances are they will be cleaner.

  • Stay healthy: Eat well, drink enough water, take vitamins also during travel, get enough sleep, etc.

  • Also know what the emergency number is for your destination.

  • NUMBER 1: Don't rush into taking your first vacation

  • Wait until the authorities say it's safe to go and then revisit your travel plan.

  • If you've made a long enough list, with many options, you'll probably find a great place to visit.

The Coronavirus crisis will probably change the way we travel.

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How to TRAVEL after coronavirus | 2020 & 2021 travel tips

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    ally.chang posted on 2020/06/08
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