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Nov 26, 2020

5 Tips for Air Travel This COVID/Holiday Season

by Steven Frost

Despite experts’ recommendations to avoid air travel this holiday season, millions of Americans will likely fly home this year out of practical necessity, adherence to tradition, or the need for familial contact that many of us have been missing. For those who do decide to fly home for the holidays, air travel may look rather different than it did in the years before the coronavirus pandemic. 2020 has been a strange year, and the next few months promise to be even stranger, so here’s a collection of tips to help you navigate flying through this holiday season. Don’t Look, plenty of people are going to fly home for the holidays this year, but if it isn’t an absolute necessity, you really shouldn’t. Spending several hours in an enclosed space with a bunch of strangers, one of whom will probably be sitting right next to you, is a really great way to contract the coronavirus, which as of this writing has killed over 250,000 Americans. Making matters worse, once you return to your home you risk spreading the virus to your loved ones. Spending the holidays alone or doing a virtual holiday celebration will definitely be difficult, but it’s by far the safest way to celebrate this year. Check out our guide to socially distanced seasonal delight for fun ways to virtually celebrate the holiday season. Follow Pandemic Safety Guidelines If you do decide to travel, obviously you should try to do it safely. Wash your hands, wear a mask (or […]

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