Tips for Air Travel in the New Normal

To fly by plane, which will be allowed from this Tuesday, recommends taking into account the flexibility of the tickets, because in the middle the new situation is more likely to alter people's itineraries.

At this time, airlines are offering the option to change the date without penalty, at least once, so that users have the peace of mind of buying and incentivizing an industry that has been inactive for about five months.

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From Despegar they commented to Money what "eThis is an excellent option for take into account when making your reservation ". In the same sense, Through Take Off you can find a filter that will show you only the tickets that offer this facility.

When it comes to flight safety, airports are already pilots started with a view to the new traveling normality, so there will be many protocols that will be developed, seeking to guarantee a safe route and with all sanitary measures.

The most important thing in this regard is to consult them, before returning to any of the airports authorized by the Government to operate. "Read them carefully and comply with them both for your safety and for the other passengers ", indicate from the ticket purchase platform.

Arrive earlier at the airport and do the check-in via web and from home will be some of the requirements that will be imposed and that the traveler must keep in mind to avoid problems when boarding.

Within the protocols, the Government raised the obligation to arrive alone at the air terminal, maintain social distancing, wear a mask before and during the flight, wash your hands constantly, among other measures.

To fly to San Andrés, the island's authorities will require proof of covid-19.

Car trips

Road trips can also be made again from September and the authorities have also made it clear which are the measures that Colombians must take to avoid inconveniences.

In an interview with Money, the superintendent of Transportation, Camilo Pabón, stated that when families travel by car, they will have to use Mandatory masks and may travel with children and seniors, with the only restriction of not filling the car space.

If possible, it is recommended to take breaks on the way, but if required, try to use different footwear when getting out of the car and wash yourself well when you return. For this, have easy access to a small kit of soap solution, disposable towels, and rubbing alcohol.

Regarding bus trips, they announced that will also resume their interdepartmental operation this week, it should be maintained social distancing, although people who are family may occupy continuous chairs.

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In this case, users must keep their masks on and the companies will take the temperature before boarding the buses. This sector has also advanced in digitization and many companies allow you to buy tickets in advance and through the internet.

For the moment, tickets are expected to maintain prices.

Finally, the authorities recommend using common sense and following the recommendations that have been announced during the last months.

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