AAA Northeast shares tips for travelers heading to areas impacted by Hurricane Ian

Aaa Northeast Shares Tips For Travelers Heading To Areas Impacted By Hurricane Ian

Willie J. Allen Jr. – member, Orlando Sentinel

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — AAA Northeast shared some tips for travelers headed to Florida or nearby areas that have been impacted by Hurricane Ian.

Ian is intensifying as it is nearing a Category 5 along Florida’s southwest coast, gaining top winds of 155 mph.

Anyone that has travel plans involving any affected area should do the following:

  • Follow any evacuation and emergency order.
  • Remain informed of the latest public safety advisories.
  • Check with their travel agent and travel providers for cancelation policies and itinerary changes.
  • Monitor weather conditions regularly at both their departure city and destination.
  • Check in with the booked hotel for local updates on Ian’s impact.
  • Check with the airline on their change fee, and rebooking policies.
  • Double check the flight status before heading to the airport.
  • Download the airline’s app and sign up for text alerts for the most up-to-date flight information.
  •  Take a close look at travel plans to ensure the route or connections aren’t affected by the storm.
  • If their flight is delayed or canceled, contact a AAA advisor for help finding a safe spot to stay while rebooking
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