The pandemic changed the world, and throughout it, many individuals were not allowed to travel internationally or did not feel comfortable even traveling domestically within their country. Now, countries are slowly starting to ease back restrictions and return to some sense of normalcy, which is allowing many individuals to consider traveling again.
Some countries are even opening back up to allow for international visitors so long as they are in a healthy condition. You are probably ready for a much-needed vacation, and that can come when you choose to plan one of the trips found in the information below after the pandemic is finally over.
1. Go on a Cruise
If you enjoy the open seas and being on the water, you probably spent so much time wondering when will cruise lines resume. Thankfully, many cruises are beginning to open up, but they are taking a limited number of passengers and may even only be going to a limited number of destinations. You have to be sure to book a stay on a cruise ship early and make sure that you have tested negative for COVID-19 and are vaccinated. You can then relax on the decks of the ship or enjoy the various forms of entertainment that cruises offer to all.
2. New Zealand
New Zealand was one of the first countries to come out of lockdown due to the precautions they took. That means that it will probably be one of the safer international destinations that you can choose from for a trip after the pandemic. There are spaces full of nature that have been completely untouched from urban development, so you can escape to a destination that is not overrun by people either. Plan to go on some of the Great Walks which are a multitude of hiking trails, and be sure to visit the coastline while there.
Bolivia is a beautiful international destination that is close to home if you live in the United States. You can visit areas where social distancing is easy to enforce such as the Salar de Uyuni which is the largest salt flats in the entire world. You can even relax in hot springs and can stay in a hotel that is made completely from salt while you are in this region. Plus, Bolivia has beautiful native ruins and even beaches that you can check out for yourself when you travel to South America.
Australia takes this list back to Oceana that is doing so well with flattening the curve and making life get back to normal at a record pace. This country and continent is one of the top tourist destinations in the world, and there is so much more to see other than just Sydney on the beaches. Journey to the Outback where you can see wildlife firsthand and can experience the original culture of the Aborigines. Go on a variety of hikes throughout the wilderness which can take you to stunning mountain views and places such as Uluru.
5. Road Trip
The final trip that you can plan for after the pandemic is a road trip through the United States. You will never be in one space for too long, though you should plan for the protocols that each state that you plan to visit has in place. Stop at places and in cities that you have wanted to see for your whole life, and experience all that this beautiful country has to offer. Start on one side, such as in California, and move to New York if you want to cover the whole country while choosing to camp along the way so that you can remain socially distant.
Though the COVID-19 pandemic changed the world, not all hope is lost for travel and for normalcy. The world is opening, and this means that you need to start booking flights and booking stays. No matter where you go, be sure to follow the guidelines of that government or that city or state regarding the pandemic. This will help to ensure that everyone remains safe and that you can have the most enjoyable vacation that is currently possible for you or you and your loved ones.