In this era of new normal, with masks, sanitizers and social distancing, there are few other rules one should follow while travelling in covid era. If you are covering a long distance journey, you need to keep these essentials positively to travel safely even in the pandemic. Here are a few covid era travelling essentials for you.
SANITIZER – Of course sanitizers! But not only sanitizer, carry ample and extra amount of sanitizers of good quality. There is no harm in carrying more sanitizer but never leave home without ample sanitizer specially when you are travelling in a public transport.
DIFFERENT KINDS OF MASK & FACE SHIELD- Carry sufficient and different kinds of masks. There are different kinds of masks. To mention a few- cloth mask, surgical mask, N-95 mask. Carry different kinds of masks and use these masks according to place and situation. When you are in a crowded place use N-95 masks. When you are in a less crowded area you can use a surgical mask. When you are in a secluded or oxygen free zone you can use cloth mask. Use face shield according to the place and number of people in that area.
GLOVES – Try wearing gloves when travelling in public transport to avoid direct contact of hands with other surrounding things.
WET WIPES & TISSUES – Keep some anti-sceptic wet wipes and tissues handy. Clean the arm and head rest using sanitizer and tissues before sitting on a seat or chair of any public area. Clean your face and hands at regular intervals with wet wipes.
SOAP AND WATER- Whenever it is possible, wash your hands thoroughly using soap and water, instead of sanitizing. Washing will not only protect from several virus and bacteria but will also keep your hands soft and rash-free. Some people experience irritation and itching due to constant sanitizer usage. To avoid any skin reactions, try washing hands whenever possible.
OWN FOOD AND WATER- Carry some food items with you when travelling in covid era. Don’t rely on roadside food or vendors or even good restaurants. Avoid eating from crowded and unhygienic areas.
ONLINE PAYMENTS – Try making payments using online methods whenever possible. Avoid physical contact with people by giving and taking cash. Go for a safer option.
DISPOSABLE TOILET SEAT COVERS – Carry disposable toilet seat covers with you. Use these covers whenever using any public restroom.
If you have these essentials in your bag while you are travelling in covid era, you are good to go.
Happy and safe journey!