It’s not too late to schedule that summer getaway

Award-winning travel journalist and author of “The Happiest Mommy You Know,” Genevieve Shaw Brown, talks about what travel spots are popular this summer.
2:02 | 06/13/21

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we're helping you make travel plans. Lots of people hoping to make up for the last summer last year and get out of the house. Joining us from her own vacation is award-winning travel journalist and author of "Happiest mommy you know," Genevieve Shaw brown. This is how you do it. You show up to work on vacation. What does it look like this year? Where's everyone going? You know, this summer travel looks a lot like the summer travel of years past, and, you know, 74% of Americans are planning on taking a vacation this summer, and of those, more than 60% are going to travel domestically. The most popular destinations, Orlando, Las Vegas, and where I am right now, Miami, Florida. Okay. That is good to know, and we know places will obviously be busy, but how do you get the best deals when they're hard to come by right now? You have to know what a deal is. According to hopper, the average flight of a domestic flight is $283, so if you see something in that ballpark, you're doing really well. If you see it, snag it. This is not the year to be waiting around for a last-minute deal. For the hotels, you want to look for free breakfast, airport transfers, things that will add up over time. If you can skip the car rental, do. I'm glad you mentioned that rental car. That is a big thing right now. Genevieve, when will we find the best deals? You know, look. Not everybody has the flexibility to travel whenever. A lot of us use the school vacation calendar, but if you can, you want to travel at the second half of August or early fall. You'll find better deals then when the demand starts to simmer. That makes a lot of sense, and of course, we know health and safety is on the minds of everyone. Real quick, what are hotels doing to address that? At this point with things changing so rapidly, it's - property dependent, mask requirements, and social distancing. You really got to call ahead and see what you are comfortable with. All good, useful information. We'll be right back with "Pop

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