Thinking About Summer Travel Plans

This summer presents travel challenges.

Provided by Robert Warther, Warther Private Wealth


Summertime rouses our desire to hit the road (or the airport) and travel. Here are a few things you’ll want to consider before you take off.


Employment Issues for Airlines: Airlines have canceled hundreds of flights due to staffing issues, part of an industry-wide work shortage. If you intend to fly this summer, plan for delays, cancellations, and other complications. [1]


High Gas Prices: The national average for gasoline prices hit $3.09 per gallon in June. As the summer months continue and hurricane season approaches, even higher prices are expected. [2]


The Delta Variant: While vaccination events are plentiful, the COVID-19 vaccines are not yet available to children under 12. While the Centers for Disease Control has relaxed mask-wearing guidelines, many Americans still take precautions due to the delta variant, gaining prominence among the COVID-19 cases in the United States. Families with children will likely want to weigh these risks if they plan to travel. [3],[4]


This summer presents new travel challenges, as well as a few returning complications. Some hit the pocketbook, and others hit closer to home. Whether you elect to travel or take a “staycation” this year, relax with the assurance that we’re looking after you and your family on the financial front.


Robert Warther may be reached (239) 276-7939, or bob@wartherprivatewealth.com.

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Citations

1. CNBC.com, June 20, 2021

2. APNews.com, June 28, 2021

3. MarketWatch.com, June 29, 2021

4. ABCNews.go.com, June 18, 2021


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