6 Holiday Travel Tips That Make Trips Home So Much Safer & Smoother – The Zoe Report

Getting out of town in recent months has probably caused more stress than ever before, which is understandable. In addition to any fears about exposure to COVID-19, there are also mandated rules and restrictions that can complicate your plans. So even if gathering with family or loved ones in another area is within the realm of possibility this year, you’ve got a lot to consider. Thankfully, experts have a few holiday travel tips that could make you feel as prepared — and safe — as possible.

Many of you have been limiting your recent travels with COVID-19 safety precautions, which could mean opting for driving-distance-only locations or camping with only your housemates as a way to continue social distancing while getting out of the house. But if you have to hop on a plane for your family holiday festivities, that could present some new issues.

While there’s certainly reason for concern when traveling during a pandemic, there are a few things you can do to make everything go a little more smoothly — from strategically booking your flight to what to keep in your carry-on — and who better than professional travel planners/advisors to help you prepare? Ahead find six suggested practices to keep in mind when planning any holiday trips this year.

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