Should you cancel your travel plans because of the coronavirus? Unless you were planning on traveling to China for spring break the experts are saying you should be safe to travel to any of the regular hot spots for spring break. While the coronavirus has us all scared that we could become infected easily, it has largely been contained to Asia with a few exceptions. It is much more likely that you will catch a cold or the common flu and have your travel ruined because of this than catching the coronavirus.
If you have spring break plans coming up, you might be thinking about canceling your trip because of the coronavirus outbreak. Travel experts say before you do that, there are some things you should know.
Pam Obermiller with Travel Focus in Kalamazoo said avoiding the coronavirus is all about being prepared. She said when it comes to traveling in the United States, think of the outbreak like the flu and make plans to stay healthy.
Obermiller said fears are running high and travelers are scared of catching the coronavirus, no matter where they’re heading or when they’re going.
She said no matter where or when you’re traveling, it’s always important to check travel warnings.