You know we love to travel. When the pandemic hit, we were home and there was not much travel out of the area. We were left with lots of credits to use, so we are back on the road again. We just returned from a summer trip to the west coast. First time back on a plane in 18 months (might be a record for us).
We did a lot a planning and as some places we wanted to go and see still had reduced capacity, COVID 19 and wildfire restrictions is place.
This is what we experienced going to Lake Tahoe, Yosemite National Park and Fly Geyser at Black Rock –
Airport / Flying – Lots of flight cancellations and changes made flying challenging. Our outbound flight was cancelled, and we were rescheduled on four different flights within a 24-hour period.
Hotel / Timeshare – That went smoothly. From check in to check out, all went well. We found that the cleaning procedures were great.
Rental Car – Prices are rising as inventory is limited. Thank goodness, we reserved months in advance. They didn’t have the size car we booked months in advance, so we were given an upgrade for no additional cost.
Tours – We took one tour that we booked months ago and there was plenty of hand sanitizer. We were a little disappointed about others on the tour not wearing masks in the bus, but we had ours on.
We packed lots of wipes to clean to do our own cleaning. We packed lots of hand sanitizer and used it frequently. It was no problem taking a small bottle through TSA.
It felt great to get away again.