Regardless of a latest spike in COVID-19 instances, hundreds of thousands of persons are anticipated to journey for the vacations.
AAA initiatives as many as 84.5 million Individuals might journey from Wednesday, Dec. 23 by Jan. 3, a decline of at the very least 29% from 2019.
Hannah Buchner is within the Military and flew into the San Luis Obispo airport Wednesday from North Carolina. She observed further security precautions in place.
“Everybody was carrying masks. Just a bit extra distancing, and there is much more cleansing procedures on the aircraft,” she stated.
Whereas the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention (CDC) is urging Individuals to not go wherever for the vacations this 12 months, for many who do, they advocate taking a COVID-19 take a look at one to 3 days earlier than journey and one other three to 5 days after journey, along with lowering nonessential actions for seven days after.
Maureeni Stanislaus, who flew into San Luis Obispo Wednesday after visiting her mom, says she did get examined.
“I did a COVID take a look at proper earlier than I left and I used to be fortunate sufficient to get the primary dose of the vaccine on Friday,” she stated.
As for strategies of journey, AAA says most Individuals who do go someplace within the subsequent few weeks will achieve this by automobile, with street journeys accounting for 96% of vacation journey.