AAA Offers Tips, Resources for Header Traveling during the Pandemic percent of those will go by car.
By Marie Dodds, AAA Oregon-Idaho Traveling sure looks different this fall and winter because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to advise that staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19. For those who make the personal decision to travel, AAA has tips and advice to help you be a responsible traveler. Visit www.AAA.com/covid for the latest info. A recent AAA survey finds that the great American road trip is the most popular way to travel. The survey finds that three out of 10 Americans are planning a vacation before the end of 2020, and 80
“Traveling during the coronavirus pandemic requires you to do your homework before heading out,” says Marie Dodds, public affairs director for AAA Oregon/Idaho. “Book your lodging and activities in advance, and plan your stops for food, gasoline and EV charging. Many national parks and attractions limit capacity so it’s best to make arrangements for these in advance.” What to know before you go: • Heed all official warnings and remain vigilant while traveling. Refer to the latest updates from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Department of State to help decrease the spread of COVID-19. story continued on page 6
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