Traveling During the Pandemic: What You Need to Know

Traveling During the Pandemic
Traveling During the Pandemic

Your guide for everything from travel advisories and rewards status to vacation and staycation ideas. Wearing a mask over your nose and mouth is required on planes, buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation travelling into, within.

As borders reopen and travel bans ease, you’re likely itching to get out of the house. U.S. News has various resources to help you prepare yourself (and your loved ones) for your next vacation. Check out the pieces below to help you plan each stage of your trip.

If you are planning to travel during the pandemic,

there are a few things you need to know.

Most airports are closed to incoming passengers. If you are overseas and need to return to the United States, you will likely need to fly to a designated quarantine airport.

Many airlines have suspended all flights. Check with your airline before purchasing a ticket.
Third, if you are travelling within the United States, please check the latest travel advisories from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for your destination. There may be restrictions on travel to certain areas.

If you choose to travel, please take precautions to protect yourself and others. For example, wash your hands often, cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze and cough, and avoid close contact with sick people.


Before You Go

Travel Insurance

Where to Stay and Hotel Info

Getting There

What to Pack

Domestic Vacation Inspiration

Activities for at Home and on the Road