Should I cancel my trip to Cuba or avoid traveling to Cuba because of the concerns with the coronavirus?
The decision is very personal. Travel is suppose to be joyful and stress free. However, there are questions that you should ask if you are not sure and still would like to travel.
Have the country reported any cases of the coronavirus?
- Is the case of Cuba, no outbreaks have been reported.
Would my travel insurance cover the costs if I have to cancel?
- Check with your travel insurance company prior to booking.
Do I have a medical condition that will make me high risk to catch an infection?
- If you are prone to infections or have a pre-existing condition that makes you prone to infections, then consult with your doctor before traveling.
What are the preventive measures that I should take?
- Wash hands often.
- Avoid touching your mouth, nose and eyes.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue.
- Wear a preventive mask if it makes you feel safer.
Most of the cases of the coronavirus reported has been mild and most of the deaths involved seniors over 70 years old. But, do your research, ask your doctor and make your decisions based on the facts and personal choice.