Memorial Day Travel: What to Know


Memorial Day 2021 Travel Tips As Memorial Day approaches, many American families are making their first weekend travel plans since the start of the pandemic. Though holiday traffic is still not expected to surpass pre-COVID-19 volume, AAA research predicts a 60% increase in Memorial Day travel from 2020 to 2021. With millions eager to reclaim a sense of normalcy and leisure, it is as necessary as ever to keep safety a top priority this holiday weekend. Planning on driving? If your weekend plans entail hitting the road, you are far from alone. The same AAA report referenced above found that…

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Vacationing During COVID: Safety Insights And Resources


  In a time of COVID, no excursion is completely risk-free. Some measured risks, however, may be worth taking — especially if accompanied by the right precautions. With a little planning, it’s possible to reduce the potential for infection. Keep the following suggestions in mind as you plan a much-needed vacation: Stay Close to Home Despite airlines’ efforts to keep passengers safe, airports and planes remain some of the riskiest settings in the midst of the pandemic. The CDC highlights air travel as more hazardous than other forms of transportation. Long road trips should also be avoided, as they may…

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Summer Travel During COVID-19


  Rising temperatures and re-openings are raising many questions about summer travel. The outbreak of COVID-19 forced millions of Americans to cancel vacations. As the country adjusts to the new normal, it seems like summer vacation could still be possible. A new trend called “COVID camper” has become popular in recent weeks. There has been a spike in Recreational Vehicle rentals, with some companies reporting 10 times more rentals this year than last. Traveling in an RV seems appealing because it eliminates the need for airline travel and hotel lodging. It could also mean more time outdoors, and less time…

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