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During these troublesome times and in the wake of the COVID-19 epidemic, our appreciation of, not just our own health & wellbeing but others around us just skyrocketed and we came together as human beings. Despite that positive effect, we were deprived of enjoying a lot of the activities & pleasures that rejuvenated us and refreshed us from time to time, the most important of which is travel.
With airport restrictions being lifted gradually and life returning back to normal our urge to travel and get back to seeing the world grows stronger with every passing day. This, of course, raises a lot of questions to all you travel-loving adventurers out there, especially when it comes to healthy travel or in other words, staying healthy while travelling.


Realizing this we decided to help you out in answering that question, making sure you get the most out of your 2021 travel experience and what health-related factors we need to consider before travelling and the best tips on staying healthy while travelling.


1)    Factors you should consider

Before we move onto discussing what you need to do to stay healthy while you’re travelling let’s start with the factors you should consider before making the decision to continue exploring the world. 



The Destination’s Climate

One of the essential factors you should always consider while travelling in general and more important nowadays. The climate of the country you’re going to as this will have a ripple effect on all your other travel arrangements whether what type of clothing to pack, how much clothing items you’re going to need, the best time to travel to that destination and many other aspects of your experience.

The climate of your designated destination also plays a key role in your enjoyment of said detonation, not all countries are equipped for yearlong tourism some are best enjoyed in certain seasons or climates and some are delightful all year round. Last but not least certain climates might not agree with your travel party especially if it includes someone elderly or too young.


The Destination’s healthcare scene

As the saying goes, it’s better to be safe than sorry, which perfectly lends itself to our current topic. We truly wish you and your loved ones are safe and out of harm’s way but now more than ever this is a worthwhile factor to consider. 
How advanced the medical institutions of your chosen destination, the reputation of the country in terms of good doctors, medical staff and availability of medical institutions and other health-related aspects are one of the most important things you should look into before travelling today.



The experience you’re seeking

Another less grim factor for you to consider would be the experience you’re looking for as it is one of the elements that without a doubt, can either make or break your trip. What you’re expecting to see, do, experience all contribute to how you’re going to value your trip or journey  
For example, if you’re looking for white snow-covered mountains & sliding down slippery white slopes you’re next rip shouldn’t be a desert safari in Dubai, If you’re looking to just lay back and soak in the beautiful warm rays of the sun on a beach then booking a trip to the rainforest doesn't make sense.



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2)    How to stay healthy while traveling 

Now that you have an idea about some of the key factors you need to consider before travelling in this post-COVID-19 let’s talk about the best ways to stay healthy while traveling.

Stick to the COVID-19 precautions

Despite the world recovering and more than one country providing vaccinations against the COVID-19 were not totally in the clear yet. This leads us to our first piece of advice which is to stick to the COVID-19 precautions, including but not restricted to washing your hands regularly, wearing your mask in public places & maintaining an adequate enough distance from those surrounding you & last but not least staying hydrated among other precautions.


Research where you’re going

One of the mistakes that many travellers do is that they limit themselves to researching the most common of trip arrangements without really giving the destination their heading to enough research
We’re not saying it has to be a research in every single detail but checking out how safe it is, what transport methods are available and getting to know as much as you can about the destination will make your trip that much easier.


Choose a budget and stick to it


Another common mistake that excited travellers make is to go over budget or miscalculate the budget from the very start. 

By no means are we asking you to get your accounting skills on & calculate every last cost to the scent, just make sure that all of the expenses that are important for you and you expect your gonna need? 

Last but not least no matter how tempting it is to grab every neat and beautiful crafted trinket, bag or local piece of art that's above your budget. 


Check travel restrictions before you travel


This might seem like an obvious thing to do but with all the excitement of travelling and getting out there again checking the travel restrictions could be overlooked. 

It's important to understand first and foremost if there are any travel restrictions to and from your designated heading. Understanding these restrictions will allow you to plan more carefully and have a better time while you're travelling.



Pack extra medical supplies


Last but not least, packing an extra packet of face masks or filters for your reusable face mask alongside some gloves is definitely a good idea, alongside some other items that you might not find close at hand while your abroad.

In Conclusion, life seems to be gradually returning to normal & hopefully the world is gonna be accessible again & waiting for you to explore every nook and cranny. We hope this article has proved useful and that you and your loved ones stay safe and sound. 


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