Traveling during the pandemic

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Trip to Disney World easier with planning, following rules

By SPECIAL TO THE LEADER

Thinking of going to Walt Disney World in 2021?

We just went and there are some things you should know before you put up the big bucks for the trip.

Not everything is open. Most are, but not everything.

Since the parks re-opened this past July, after the closures due to the pandemic, things haven’t been the same, just like here at home. Disney has enacted multitudes of rules and strategies to keep people safe from the Covid-19 virus.

Unlike most of Florida, masks are mandatory at all hotels, public areas, parks, and rides. You are only allowed to take your mask off while sitting at a restaurant to eat and drink or at a “relaxation zone” where you can sit down and rest and enjoy a snack. Now, this may seem like a lot, but in reality, guests at the parks are sitting down everywhere with a snack in their hand and their masks off. People also are pulling their masks down to eat and drink while in line for rides, it’s just something you need to be smart about and know the rules before going. Listen to the cast members there.

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