Vacation despite Corona: What you have to pay attention to when booking


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The longing is great, but Corona makes planning the vacation even more difficult. What is important when booking the trip.

  • People are longing to be back in 2021 despite Corona * vacation to drive.
  • Many hope for it to travel for the summer.
  • In the Ticketing of the travel But there are a few things to consider.

Frankfurt – After a good year Corona With Homeoffice, Short-time work and all restrictions that the pandemic brings with it, the desire to travel is still great in 2021. Regardless of whether it is a cruise, road trip, flight or hiking vacation, many people long for it vacation. But what about the Vacation planning to consider? And when is the right time at all, a travel to book? Questions that, in view of the unpredictable situation, preoccupy many travel enthusiasts.

Already in the past year, many people are due to existing Travel warnings and safety instructions from the Federal Foreign Office stayed at home. The temptation to book a vacation is correspondingly great. But there are still at least partial travel warnings for many countries. Including numerous Long-range goals also the most popular holiday destinations for Germans, which are actually problem-free with the Auto could be achieved: Spain, Italy, Croatia.

Still, the hopes of many rest on that to travel im Summer 2021 will be possible again if the incidence values ​​drop and the corona vaccination program * will be more advanced. Even if a large part of the people are in Germany If you prefer holiday destinations in your own country, there are a few things to consider.

Vacation despite Corona: What should you watch out for when booking a trip?

Because no matter where travel should go, a certain flexibility and security are the decisive criteria for many when booking. Because nobody wants to take the risk of an expensive one vacation to have paid and not be able to compete due to the pandemic developments. The attention of those interested should be at the Ticketing So focus on the possibility of being able to cancel free of charge.

That is with organizers of Package tours possible in some offers until shortly before departure. In order to further minimize the risk, however, numerous offer Tour operator as the TUI so-called flex prices. These usually include a surcharge, which is based on the total travel price, and in return offer the possibility of canceling the trip without giving reasons up to, for example, 14 days before departure.

Trends in travel planning 2021 Share in 10,000 respondents
Short break 28 percent
Last minute booking 41.8 percent
Early booking with special offers 18 percent
No booking for the time being 24 percent
Source: survey by onePoll /

Free cancellation: package tour or individual vacation in times of Corona?

But be careful: even with package tour providers, this is free cancellation not always possible. Users of the online platforms and travel catalogs should therefore familiarize themselves very carefully with the respective offer and observe the cancellation conditions and the general terms and conditions. Some tour operators also have different conditions for different forms of travel. For Cruises rules other than those for Air travel or that vacation with rental car and hotel.

Basically applies to Package tours but also: one cancellation is usually always possible free of charge if the Target area there are special circumstances or the trip would only be impaired or impossible. A strong indication of such a situation is, for example, when the Federal Foreign Office has a Travel warning has pronounced for the booked destination. However, this does not apply in the event that the authority only publishes travel and safety information.

Vacation in times of the corona pandemic: what should you watch out for when you travel individually?

At Individual travel the procedure looks more complex anyway. It is best for the vacationers to negotiate their own cancellation conditions. This is recommended by the ADAC. With all parties involved in the planning or implementation of the travel involved. For example, with the landlord of a holiday home, the provider of a rental car or the airline.

As a rule, the following applies: “Can the providers perform their service, there is no entitlement to a free one resignation“, It says on the part of the ADAC. However, smaller providers are also through Corona often more flexible when it comes to terms and conditions. In the case of individual agreements, however, travelers should have these confirmed in writing. As the newspaper “Die Welt” reports, the fees for cancellation on the part of the accommodations are also set on the largest hotel booking portal “”. However, at a higher price level, the free one is often cancellation until two days before getting there contain.

Vacation 2021: Before traveling, deal with possible restrictions due to Corona

In general, many tourist providers attract visitors with early bird offers and discounts at the beginning of the year. The ADAC recommends, however, always the savings of the offer against the possible Stornokosten to weigh up. Especially when the traveler is just before the start of the travel Because of the Corona situation, if you get a bad feeling about entering the target area, the additional price for the Ticketing worth it.

Travelers should also get in touch before vacation deal with various corona-related restrictions on entry and exit. About possible Corona-Tests and to quarantine. It is also possible that due to the pandemic Not all offers can be used on site. For example, pool facilities or wellness areas can be closed. (Yannick Wenig) * is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.

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