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What to do while you can’t travel? Prepare for when you can.

You could spend your stuck-at-home time watching the U.S. map change color with the rise of coronavirus cases and checking your news feed on Europe’s reopening plans. Or you could use this lull for more productive and mentally healthy pursuits: Preparing for when the gates of travel finally swing open. Many tasks can be performed without a trip on the books, such as applying for TSA PreCheck, renewing your passport, restocking your car’s emergency kit and waterproofing your camping gear. Others, such as procuring malaria pills and an International Driver’s Permit, require a departure date. Stick these tasks on your to-do list, which will be significantly shorter once you activate your readiness plan.

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May 6, 2022

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