With the Covid-19 declared a worldwide pandemic, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has advised Singaporeans to defer all non-essential travel for the next 30 days, in hopes of reducing their risks of contracting and importing the virus back home.
And with even stricter border control measures in place, the wiser and safer choice is to stay put on the island, cancel all leisure trips (here’s how to get a refund or reschedule your flight) and even business ones where possible. Better to be safe than sorry, after all.
But what if you fall under the “essential travel” category? Whether for work or for other valid reasons, such as visting a sick relative overseas, it’s more important than ever to take precautionary measures to safeguard your health on-the-go.
We highlight five steps you can take to stay safe if you absolutely have to travel during this difficult season.