While the world continues to battle the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, as a traveller, you are probably wondering how to navigate flight disruptions, travel bans, and quarantine rules. If you, like us, are wondering whether it is wise to travel, here is what you need to know. By Amitha Ameen

Most of us are under self-quarantine, thanks to Coronavirus. The big question on everybody’s minds is when would it be safe to step out again, especially for the holidaymakers. Here are some tips on how to plan ahead for your future travel.

Book Tickets In Advance

 

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Booking your tickets in advance can help you save a lot of money. Now is the time to do your research, and zero in on your preferred destinations. It is better to book directly from the particular airlines’ website. Not only will fares be cheaper, but you can also be wary of changes like flight schedule updations.

Stay Local

 

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When choosing a place of stay, decide between a homestay or a boutique property. These are usually located in remote places away from crowds. These family or privately-run properties usually have special discounts for early bookings.

Plan Properly

 

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With time on your side, take it slow and research wisely. Compare properties, tickets and any other variables for what is more affordable. When you are looking at a destination, create your own itinerary. Skip the usual and go off-the-beaten path on your next holiday by making friends with Google.

Introspect

 

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Take this time to re-assess everything — from where you spend the most on a holiday and how you can curb it going forward (re-analyse your travel food habits and more). Now is the time to introspect and streamline everything. Take this self-quarantine period as an opportunity to spend time with your loved ones, staying indoors and experiencing a more laid-back lifestyle.

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