Travel agent gives tips and hot destination areas as more vacationers travel
Fewer restrictions are meaning more travel for some as people hop in their car or on a plane.
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Fewer restrictions are meaning more travel for some as people hop in their car or on a plane.
A local travel agent says these are three hot spots people are traveling to for vacation this summer.
“The extreme hot spots are Florida, Texas, and Vegas for the people that don’t want to deal with restrictions and requirements to come back to the U.S.,” said Glenn.
Paul Glenn for Executive Travel says vacationers are considering what restrictions they want to deal with when traveling domestically and out of the country.
He says the megacities are where travelers may run into stricter rules.
“A lot of the northeast, they still have the heavy lockdowns,” said Glenn.
“The bigger cities, the New York’s, the Washington DC’s, the places you’d want to go if you wanted some culture and some history. They’re still going to have some struggles. That’s why I think it’s going to be a challenge in those bigger cities.”
Glenn says these are three hot spots people are traveling to outside of the U.S.
“A lot of people are doing Mexico and the Caribbean and Costa Rica where you can go to those destinations they don’t have requirements so much for getting into those countries,”said Glenn.
“And all you have to do if you haven’t been fully vaccinated is to test and make sure you test negative before you come back into the United States.”
As more travel, he forecasts higher plane ticket costs. Places like Texas, Las Vegas, and Florida have lesser to no restrictions, attracting more visitors.
“You can look at Florida and the fact that they’ve lifted pretty much all requirements related to COVID down there,” said Glenn.
“People are flooding down there. And they’ve got their events back at full quantity so you can get to concerts and other events down there. So I think that’s going to be one of the extremely traveled to markets to the point the airlines are adding flights.”
Glenn says he’s working with clients who may have to adjust and change their destinations due to COVID restrictions.
Though it’s not back to business as usual, he says travel is picking up.
Glenn says to research areas you want to visit to make sure they aren’t closed, check updated hours, and of course social distance.