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Old 03-03-2020, 05:24 PM
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Would you still go on a vacation given all that we know (and don’t know) thus far? Would your decision be swayed if the vacation had been planned a few months ago? Does international travel affect your decision? Does it matter if you will be flying vs just driving? Would it matter if you would be in a large space with a ton of people every day and night? Any other factors you would consider?
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I'd seriously consider canceling any international trip. You wouldn't want to be in another country when they cancel all flights back to your own.

For domestic travel, I wouldn't change my plans, but would make contingencies for travel restrictions. I certainly wouldn't want to pay in advance for hotels. It doesn't strike me that the U.S. would ever do a Wuhan-style lockdown.
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I have tickets to Japan next month. I can wait pretty late to decide whether I want to go. I imagine there will be more clarity on whether to go or not in the next month.
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I have several trips coming up this summer. I haven't had to make a firm commitment on any of them, yet, but I need to put down some money soon.

I'm probably going to buy the option, and pay minimum fees for events and buy airfare. But I really don't know what I will do. I suppose I'll have more info, soon.
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I already have North America trips planned May and June.

Looking for European cruise deals for late summer/early fall... though we may stick with river cruise instead of ocean. I won't cancel any domestic/Canada trips though.

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I also have a ski trip in April. Definitely going on that. I just got back from a short Nashville trip on Sunday.
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We were planning a trip to WA state.
Will decide later whether to start booking or not.
Also, to see if COVID-19 starts lowering prices due to shifting demand.
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Kid had a school trip to Italy cancelled. We may get our money back on that.
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No. I would not go.
Because travelling is for suckers even before the virus?
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