‘The new reality’ of vacationing: Don’t be afraid but don’t be overconfident, either – USA TODAY


If you’re thinking of taking a vacation after the pandemic, prepare for a shock. Because it won’t be like your last one, according to experts. Not even close.

“The situation is evolving,” says JC Lightcap, a travel safety expert for Sitata and author of “The Travel Safety Handbook.”

About 9 in 10 Americans are considering a trip, according to research by the advertising firm BVK. Of those who have planned their next trip, 4 in 10 have set travel plans in summer, and just over one-third are aiming for fall.

So how do you take a vacation after the pandemic? The ground rules are pretty simple: Pay extra attention to health and safety, work with a professional – and pack the right attitude.

Traveling after the coronavirus? It’s safety first

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