The wisest thing to do is to stay home and postpone all trips, but if you have to get on a plane, you must take all the necessary measures to avoid contagion.
Faced with the prospect of a trip, current circumstances force us to be prepared to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. According to its progression, the information is changing in the media, but the advice to avoid it is permanent.
Although it is recommended to avoid travel, we know that there are people who need to move for various reasons, be it: business, personal situations, or emergencies. However, millions are those who pass through airports every day, which is why studies have shown all their spaces are full of microorganisms and are a source of the spread of different diseases.
Therefore, we recommend some tips to take into account when traveling to prevent contagion.
10 tips to avoid contagion during your trip
2- If we travel, we must know that personal hygiene is essential, whether on a plane or cruise. Hand washing should be done frequently, for a minimum of 20 seconds, with plenty of soap or an alcohol-based antibacterial gel.
3- Remember that there are restrictions for traveling with liquid, so we recommend that you bring the gels in individual containers with a capacity of no more than 100 ml.
4- Gloves are also recommended when traveling, to avoid direct contact with surfaces, since they act as barriers between the virus and the hands.
5- Take into account that airplanes, trains, and other means of transport have closed rooms, so contagion risk may be greater. We advise choosing the seats near the windows because there we will be more protected.
6- Of course, we must avoid approaching people who present some type of respiratory symptoms such as: coughing, sneezing, or expectoration.
7- We remind you that it is better to maintain a distance of 1 meter between passengers and not to share personal belongings.
8- For international travel, it is advisable to consult the websites of the destination countries, as there are different types of entry restrictions in 62 countries around the world.
9- If you have symptoms compatible with a respiratory infection during your trip, you should contact the nearby health authorities.
10- Older travelers and those with health problems will have a greater risk of contracting the disease, which is why we advise them to value their trip to affected areas.