May 21, 2021
If you're planning your first vacation after being under coronavirus pandemic quarantine, you probably have questions.
What kind of precautions should you take before leaving? What should you pack to stay safe? And what should you expect?
A lot of people are thinking about travel now, and that includes me. Almost half of Americans say they'll take a trip when COVID-19 vaccines are widely available, according to Expedia Group’s latest Travel Trends Report, though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still advises against nonessential travel.
Experts say you'll have to take some new steps, like packing a few items you wouldn't have dreamed of bringing on your pre-pandemic getaway. And as far as what to expect, only one thing is a guarantee: It'll be unlike any other trip you've taken.
You'll want to slip a few extra items into your carry-on bag before you leave, experts say.