The holiday season this year may prove to be a bit more stressful when it comes to traveling, especially for flying.
TSA workers have been mandated to be vaccinated, and many still aren’t. By the time the holidays roll around there are very likely to be major staffing shortages.
Senator Chuck Schumer has suggested the use of K9 dogs to offset the shortage in busy airports.
The shortages will add onto an already stressful situation, and with everything going on, people really need to book their tickets in advance.
Not booking ahead of time could result in incredibly high airfare.
Hotels and vehicle rentals are also in very limited supply, and need to be booked ahead if it’s something needed as well.
A big reason for these issues is that airports just aren’t at the full capacity they were before COVID whether it’s with staff or flights. There are more people trying to fly, rent hotel rooms, and get rental cars than there are accommodations available. This will cause a major price increase by Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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