Once upon a time, flying felt as routine and painless (albeit delays and long TSA lines) as commuting to work. You leave early. You arrive. You check-in. You board the plane. But, oh, how 2020 turned the travel tables upside down. Even with the CDC’s more lenient 2022 guidelines, germ awareness is at an all time high — so we found 12 disinfecting products and protective travel accessories worth packing for all your summer adventures and beyond.
While we are not experts in the field of disease control (please look to the CDC for info), we are pretty nifty at online shopping. So we found some top-tier products to keep you comfortable and, most importantly, safe at the airport this summer (crosschecked with our previous expert-advised COVID travel coverage). And yes, this article was originally published in the midst of 2020, but we gave it a hefty 2022 touch-up — score some key items to pack for your next journey through the clouds, ahead.
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