How does Post-COVID travel look like?
The COVID-19 outbreak has had a massive impact on the global economy and health systems. The pandemic’s unforeseen challenges also created a new reality of life for people from all around the world. Face masks, countries taking drastic measures, travel restrictions, closed borders, and self-isolation. This has become the new reality of our world.
But what does the coronavirus mean for travelers? Is it possible to travel safely amidst a pandemic?
The World Health Organisation states that the elderly and people with chronic underlying conditions are at the highest risk from COVID-19. These people are, therefore, warned against traveling to countries experiencing outbreaks. However, there is no strict restriction on the movement of people and goods between countries in general, as it is proved to be ineffective in most situations.
It means you don’t have to cancel your trip as long as you take the right precautions and keep yourself up to date on coronavirus travel regulations.
In this post, we will show you how to travel safely during the pandemic and bring back the traveler in you with our top 3 destinations.
Post-Covid Travel: What Precautions Should I Take Before Traveling?
- Check local and international coronavirus restrictions as they may differ from country to country.
- Follow state health department websites.
- Make sure all your bookings, including your flights, hotel reservations, and tour activities, will be refunded without cancellation fees.
- Get in contact with your health insurance beforehand.
What Precautions Should I Take During My Post–Covid Travel?
- To reduce the risk of infection, you should regularly wash your hands with soap for 20 seconds.
- Wear a face mask throughout your journey.
- Avoid crowds to travel safely and also have a hand sanitizer and use it regularly.
Now that many countries are reopening their borders for tourism and airlines flying again, what are the safest destinations you should prefer?
We have created a list for our unstoppable TripLegends who want to create lasting memories after months of social isolation:
With its attentive system of tracking, Iceland beat the coronavirus. It is as though the country has not even experienced a deadly pandemic. Having one of the lowest virus death rates in the world, Iceland promises you a unique travel experience when trying to adapt to the new normal.
Did you also know that the tour companies in Iceland pay for tourists’ COVID-19 test? This means you can travel safely in Iceland if your test result is negative.
We promise that Icelandic landscapes and Blue Lagoon’s striking turquoise water will help you forget your quarantine days and bring back the traveler in you!
You should also check this out to learn more about the travel regulations in Iceland.
If you have checked our trips, you must know that Georgia is a hidden gem situated at the juncture of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. A great combination of history and adventure, Georgia opens its door to travelers who want to experience its natural beauty and incredibly rich history.
Its capital Tbilisi is among the safest cities to travel in Europe during the coronavirus pandemic. The country is the perfect destination for those who are lovers of history, adventure, culture, and architecture. The Robert Koch Institute now includes Georgia as one of the safest destinations for travel during Covid-19.
To find out more about this unique destination, check out our 12 day Georgia trip.
Here at TripLegend we care about your wellbeing and do our best to make your travel experience safer. As the safety of our travelers is our top priority, we offer travels in small groups, provide accommodation in boutique hotels and support you with our team in case of sickness during your trip. To find out more about our precautions, click here.
One of the least affected countries by the outbreak, Croatia, as the Pearl of Adriatic, has breathtaking beaches and hidden bays where you will relax a bit and enjoy the marvelous, crystal clear Adriatic sea.
All visitors from the EU or EEA countries are welcome to visit Croatia with no given reason. Also, international travelers from non-EU-member countries can visit Croatia with proof of accommodation or tourist activity.
You can find more information about the latest travel regulations in Croatia here.
Overall, we’re optimistic that there will be post-COVID travel & we’ll be there to offer you COVID-safe tours in many destinations.