Experts share tips for Labor Day travel during the pandemic
Most Labor Day travelers will be hitting the road this year, according to AAA.
2020 is the year of the road trip, According to the experts at Triple A 97% of summer travelers are choosing to roll on. Labor Day. Weekend is no exception. People are taking to their cars because provides comfort. It's your own vehicle, and you can control your stops and flexibility along a route. Take extra food with you to limit trips to stores and restaurants. And be sure to pack face masks, cleaning supplies and gloves. And you can't find gloves. We always recommend plastic bags, especially for stops like gas stations. You can use a plastic bag as a barrier between you and Triple A has a new cove in 19 travel restrictions. Map on its website, where you can get information about requirements and closures to plan ahead. Planning ahead is going to be essential, not just looking at what you want to do when you arrived in your destination, but think about the stops that you're going to need to make along the way, whether they be restroom breaks or roadside attractions. If you're staying at a hotel, be aware that amenities like the pool, gym and breakfast buffet could be closed to guests. You may also want to wipe down your room after checking in and get a wake up. Call many of the national parks, state parks and local attractions having limits on the number of guests that they're taking. So you want to get up early, get in early ways to maximize the holiday weekend while staying safe. Live McLaughlin, NBC News.