No part of life has been untouched by Covid – but travel in particular has changed beyond all recognition. Quarantine hotels, pre-departure PCR testing, socially-distant sunbathing: not only have the rituals (and regulations) of travel altered unimaginably, but we’ve also got a whole new lexicon to describe them.
And now, the sights that once seemed unthinkably dystopian have become run-of-the-mill. Hazmat suits in airports? Deserted world icons? That’s just the tip of the iceberg…
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Repatriation: an untimely (but increasingly likely) end to your trip
Passengers wait for a repatriation flight to Russia, after their country’s borders closed in May 2020: