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Whether your next trip is for leisure or for business, use this checklist to make sure you’ve covered the essentials.
❑ Consider staying close to home and exploring drivable destinations.
❑ Check reputable health information sources. It’s important that you do your own research and make your own determination about whether travel at this time is right for you.
❑ Check travel advisories for restrictions for where your travel is originating from and the destinations you’re traveling to. Check for regulations such as:
– Quarantine on arrival
– Restrictions on non-essential travel
– Changes to documentation requirements including visas and health documentation.
❑ Look for flexibility by filtering search results for free cancellation policies and no change fees.
❑ If you have travel insurance, make sure you know what it covers.
❑ Make sure that activities and attractions you want to visit are open and plan for any restrictions.
❑ Pack personal protective equipment (PPE) including face masks and hand sanitizer.
❑ Find out more about updated cleanliness and safety measures being taken by our travel partners.
❑ If you want to learn more about processes and policies (for example, how to cancel your reservation or refund timelines), check with your Travel Agent.
Special considerations for business travel
❑ Consider booking your trip using a company-approved travel management company (TMC) and make sure the information on your travel profile is up to date.
❑ Make sure the hotel has the proper Wifi setup, laptop, and other tech equipment you may need.
❑ Check with your travel manager regarding any new protocols that have been introduced to ensure your safety while traveling. Remember your travel manager is there to support you and you can always reach out to them if you have a question or issue.