The travel industry has been hit hard during the coronavirus pandemic with a predicted 50 million workers that have been laid off. The government limited the movements that why people were advised to stay at home that is why bookings have drastically decreased in 2020 and some hotels served as a quarantine facility.
A lot of travelers are pursuing their unfulfilled plans from 2020, so this 2021 it’s about time to continue the bucket list of travels.
Here are a few reminders on what to expect for your 2021 travel.
1. Rough recovery
Recovery of some places may differ from one another due to this pandemic and this has a rippling effect on blocking measures, health services, and travel restrictions.
2. Additional Documentary
The passports will no longer your main entry document to a certain country but many countries will be requiring the so-called vaccine passport for you to enter their borders. This will serve as your proof of vaccination and you are a Covid-free person.
3. Added essentials
Aside from travel essentials like the Powerbank, travel adapter, or your passport, your next travel will require you to bring with you your facemask. It is one way to protect you from human to human transmission of the virus along with hand sanitizers to keep your hands disinfected with the virus. You will also need an eco-friendly wet wipe or tissue paper.
4. Longer Queues
This year has proven this expectation, having longer queues on almost every establishment due to health monitoring and other necessary check-ups that made your days more stressful. Prepare yourself for these kinds of set up to avoid disappointments.
5. Your ways of traveling may change this year
Your previous ways of traveling might have a few added arrangements for 2021. Due to border control and other demands from the country you are entering, there might be some delays or restrictions to your travel. Instead of spending your time wandering around from place to place, you will end up queuing.
6. Expensive traveling
Traveling might get more expensive with the added documents, you will be shelling out more money to acquire these documents. So it is best to separate extra money when traveling.
7. No to Colds
Having a simple cold is no longer tolerated to travel, maybe for some countries but having it is highly advised to have yourself quarantine until you are feeling well. This is also to protect the people in the country you are visiting.