Cancel your summer vacation now.
COVID cases are off the charts. Europe is off-limits to Americans. States are closing off access to attractions, beaches and parks. And experts say you’d be crazy to travel on during the pandemic.
“People should stay the [expletive] home,” says Cassandra Marcella Metzger, a travel designer based in Washington, D.C., who makes her living tailoring trips for clients.
Oh, I know: a travel agent and a travel columnist telling you not to travel is straight-up blasphemy! But here we are. The substitutes everyone thought were OK, like staycations and quick road trips? Also unsafe. That’s left many travelers wondering: What now?
“Cancel your summer vacation now”