Pandemic Travel Deals Are Out There

You may be itching to travel, but the risks and rules—especially for international travel—may keep you at home a while longer. 

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Hotel closures, travel bans and an economic shutdown have painted a grim picture for travelers this year, and it’s going to be a long time before the travel industry begins to look anything like it did before COVID-19. But we may have hit the bottom, says Melanie Lieberman, senior travel editor for travel website In other words, the worst has likely passed, and after months of staying at home, people are eager to start going places again.

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Emma Patch
Staff Writer, Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Emma Patch joined Kiplinger in 2020. She previously interned for Kiplinger's Retirement Report and before that, for a boutique investment firm in New York City. She served as editor-at-large and features editor for Middlebury College's student newspaper, The Campus. She specializes in travel, student debt and a number of other personal finance topics. Born in London, Emma grew up in Connecticut and now lives in Washington, D.C.