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Hiring a bus during Covid-19

How to hire a bus for trips safely during COVID 19? 

Here are some essential and vital tips to you if you are planning or if you hope to get a bus for hire right now and stay as safe as possible!  

One of the essential tips is “Have a COVID Toolkit.”  If you are a road trip lover, you know the neediness of a first aid kit and perhaps some basics like spare tires, engine oil, etc. The bus hires touring you don’t need to worry thoroughly about those engine oil, wiper fluid, spare tires, etc., as the main responsible goes towards the bus driver and guide assistants. But you also have slight responsibility to make sure whether the bus is under good condition and has enough engine oil and spare tires and wiper fluid before starting the journey. Besides that, mainly in such a situation, you must keep your protection by yourself. That’s why you take a first aid kit whenever you travel. Likewise, this COVID safety tool kit is essential. So, don’t forget to carry this COVID safety tool kit along with your first aid kit whenever you go on a bus hire tour.

Now you may have a question what would be pack as the COVID safety toolkit? For that, the answer is below.

Keep a hand sanitizer bottle in your COVID safety tool kit during the bus hire tour, also keep extra masks. You might not sometimes know the cover you are currently wearing might be broken or get dirty during your bus hire tour. So, whenever you feel that you must change your mask, you must have extra facemasks. When someone asks about a mask from you or when someone needs a facemask during a bus hire tour, your hands are always ready to give or you ready to generous. Not only your safety if you care about others’ safety during such a challenging situation, then you are a great human being. So. Don’t forget to keep a hand sanitizer bottle and extra masks in your COVID safety toolkit during your bus hire tour.

It is not only a sanitizer bottle, extra masks, but also disposable gloves, disinfectant wipes, sealable plastic bags, tissues/ paper towels in your COVID safety toolkit during your bus hire tour. The most crucial matter that you should remember is keeping enough of the items mentioned earlier in your COVID safety tool kit that you will not need to buy more along the way during a bus hire trip.

Another important tip is “ Research. “ Research your destination before your bus hire tour. These days we do need to research this due to this tragic COVID 19 situation thoroughly. So, pick somewhere that is not experiencing a surge in cases. It would help if you also had a good understanding of the rules and regulations where you are head. It is essential to know about the rules and regulations and do research before your bus hire tour. As an example, is quarantine required if you enter the state? Each state has its own rules and regulations. Not only states, but also sometimes even countries and cities have their own rules and regulations. So, you will want to be diligent about this research. Due to this, COVID-19 may be imposed such strict rules and regulations within their country, state, and city on peoples’ safety. So, your responsibility is searching very well about your destination before the bus hire tour and get a good understanding and get a clear picture before you bus hire time. You can quickly sort out any problems that you are going to face during the bus hire tour. So, the search is an essential matter for the bus hire tour. But not because of the COVID 19, also researching before your bus hire tour makes your trip or tour more comfortable.

The other thing is, “how do you behave at a rest stop during a bus hire tour?”. If you must go inside to use the restroom at the rest stop, make sure you are wearing your mask. Just imagine if there is a line, you must keep a distance from the queue people. Thoroughly keep remembering to touch as few surfaces as possible. If you use the washroom, it is better to use your gloves hand to flush the toilet. Protection is essential at every place. No shame is stretching out those legs, and your goal is to get in and out as quickly as possible with as few items touched as possible.

Another great tip is “Bring your snacks. “ Before your bus hire tour, pack your snacks. Apart from the music and scenery, the snacks also play a significant role during the bus hire tour. Once you bring your snacks from home, then you can minimize the interactions with other people. For example, some good snacks for the bus hire tour are fruits like grapes and apples, cheese and crackers, nuts, carrots, and celery, etc. Not only that, along these snacks bring plenty of drinks, both water, and other soft drinks as you prefer!

Another major tip is “Call ahead.” Call ahead to hotels, campsites, or places that you are going to stay. Find out and make sure their cleaning processes and how they are taking precautions for this COVID 19 crisis. Imagine if you are in a room with a tv, then don’t go to touch the remote. For that, you can use a glove from your kit. Also, remove the decorative pillows and bedding from your bed. Wipe down all the surfaces with your disinfecting wipes, which you have kept inside your COVID safety kit. By doing so, you can thoroughly make sure your safety.

Another thing is” Have a sick plan” if you get sick during the bus hire tour—then male a plan for it. If you use medications, make sure to keep extra with you throughout the bus hire tour.

Anyway, still, you are not deciding on a bus hire tour. You can plan and dream about what you are going to do and what you will see. So, take a map and spot where do you go.  Discuss with your fellow travelers and fix a date. Once the pandemic is over, you can start your bus hire tour with your fellow travelers as you planned and dreamt.

Gunawardhana Tours is the best choice of yours to make your trip more comfortable. Why should you choose Gunawardhana Tours? We offer the highest customer service level and highly personalized service with the lowest rates in Sri Lanka to all our customers. Along with that, professional drivers are joined with us to make your trip safer and more comfortable. We are the best local transport company for your private hires, business hires, family trips, airport transfers.  Our help desk gives you reliable, quality customer care with on-time support. So, this is the best solution for you to get around in Sri Lanka cheaply and safely.