Hurricane Season: Things You Should Know
Some things to keep in mind when we travel, and certainly one of those issues are the weather effects that can happen in the destination we travel.
From June 1 to November 30 lies the Atlantic hurricane season, although you will not see big storms. At the same time, there is in the eastern Pacific, affecting Hawaii and the Pacific coast of Mexico. In this season, there are things you should know to be prevented. Here are some tips.
Knowing where hurricanes are more frequent
We must take this into account when planning a trip. They are less frequent the further south you go. Are any options? Trinidad and Tobago, ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao). Although keep in mind that these areas are susceptible to stronger storms, with winds and rain.
Understand the policies of the airlines
What usually happens is that because hurricanes often cancelled flights, so your trip can be suspended. Ideally, consult regularly with the airline where you bought the ticket, thus providing for all contingencies that may occur. Surely you have to plan your journey later.
Includes hotel policies
If a hurricane threat arises and you can not travel, some hotels may allow you to cancel the reservation, but others will give you a refund or be left with money until you find a new date to visit the place. There is greater understanding in areas where hurricanes are more common.
Consider hiring a travel insurance
This type of coverage for the trip can be expensive, up to 10% of the trip. Make sure you well informed about the plans you can offer. We know that the holidays are sacred when you have little time, but there is no need to submit to bureaucratic policies of insurance companies.
Monitoring of these hurricanes
If you are curious and you are interested nature, you can track how is the weather in the place you have chosen to vacation. Several websites are tracking this phenomenon.
If you know this information will never grab off guard!