COVIDcation Travel? No Problem – Riveria Maya, Mexico
So, COVID-19 has you down and out? Don’t fret. There are still lots of travel options available, including international destinations. Most amusement or resort destinations have reduced capacity numbers, making you feel like royalty when you arrive.
The airports were empty. It felt like we were in an episode of The Walking Dead.
Charlotte International Airport’s main passenger hub. Pre-COVID, there would be thousands of people in this areas hustling to their gate:
We had a connecting flight in Miami. We were curious if Miami International would like the similar to Charlotte. Yep. To our surprise, even at 10:00 am, Miami International was eerily similar to Charlotte. Empty, vast corridors allowed families to skip without obstacles as far as the eye could see.
Even the more narrow corridors where food kiosk operate feel voluminous.
The casual emptiness allowed us time to enjoy the many art decorations throughout the airport.
Social distancing and masks were common in all the public areas.
Starbucks had well-established 6′ apart markings on their floor.
How were the flights, you ask? Great! We flew American Airlines to-and-from Mexico with no problems at all. Drink and snack services were suspended but most people brought their own food and drink onboard.
The flight to Cancun was half full.
Mask were mandatory, even if worn upside down!
We made it! Let the COVIDcation begin.
Public transportation area outside the arrival terminal:
Guest step onto a disinfectant tray and staff provides hand sanitizer as guest arrive.
Let the fun begin!