Amid the COVID-19 restrictions still in place, travel is slowly starting up again. A few countries have started to welcome Indian travellers. But how can you safely explore the world without being infected?
Here are 8 tips that passengers need to follow while travelling during COVID-19 outbreak:
1. Wear a mask
It’s ok to forget a few things to take along while boarding a flight, but never forget to carry a mask and wear it at all times. One must wear protective gear such as masks, gloves, etc.
2. Book with ixigo
ixigo promises to help you find the cheapest flight fares for both domestic and international routes. ixigo compares flight fares from over 100 sites at one place to get you the cheapest flight tickets with just one click. With the flight prediction feature, you will definitely get the best possible price without paying extra for your trips. So, for your next flight booking choose ixigo.
How can I avail flight offers on ixigo?
• Login to ixigo.com and select your origin and destination along with dates of travel and number of passengers, simply hit search.
• Once you choose your preferred flight, add details of the passenger and click on the payment option.
• The payment option also allows you to check for relevant offers.
• Once you choose an offer, pay and your tickets will be booked.
3. Maintain social distancing
Whenever boarding a flight make sure to keep sufficient distance from those around you.
4. Carry a sanitizer at all times
Keep a hand sanitizer inside your bag and use it when needed. At the same time, continue to wash your hands, whenever you get a chance, using the 20-second technique.
5. Avoid physical contact
Please avoid shaking hands, hugging people, or even doing a hi-five. Try to greet the people around you without any physical contact.
6. Use digital payments
While paying at any stores on your journey, avoid cash payments. Use digital payments instead.
7. Travel light and carry your own linen
Travel with limited luggages and carry an extra jacket or shawl.
8. Keep it short
A long vacation may not be a good idea, as it increases your risk of exposure. Research smaller getaways near your city, and choose self-drives to have maximum control over your safety. Short weekend trips also help you judge your comfort level with the idea of travelling again.
Note: As soon as you enter the house after your journey, wash your hands for 20 to 30 seconds. Also, don’t forget to change your clothes. If you have flu-like symptoms, do not step out of the house or travel.
Also, if you wish to travel right now, here are 6 states where the RT-PCR test is not required to enter anymore.
Passengers arriving in Delhi from any other states including Maharashtra, Telangana & Andhra Pradesh are not required to carry a negative RT-PCR test report to travel.
Passengers arriving in Karnataka are no longer required to show a negative RT-PCR report. However, it is mandatory for travellers with coronavirus symptoms to carry a negative COVID-19 report.
No more mandatory RT-PCR test for entering the state. The best places to visit are Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala & Dalhousie.
There is no requirement for travellers to carry a negative RT-PCR test report for travel.
The state doesn’t require you to carry a negative RT-PCR test report for travel.
According to media reports, the state doesn’t require an RT-PCR negative test report for entry.
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