PREMIUMDespite low airfares, people avoid travel as fears grow amid COVID-19 outbreak

first_imgMany people are reluctant to travel despite a number of travel incentives and lower domestic airfare offered by airlines amid growing fears over the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus. Fears have escalated after the government confirmed the first two cases of COVID-19 in Indonesia on Monday.Surabaya resident Ima Permatasari said she did not plan on traveling anywhere as a precautionary measure. “It’s worrisome. I will wait at least until the situation returns to normal or until the virus can be contained before traveling again, although there are big airfare discounts,” she told The Jakarta Post on Tuesday.Meanwhile Syesa, who works in Jakarta, is also avoiding travel as she believed crowded places, including ,tourist destinations, posed higher risks of contracting the virus.  “It’s a big no [to travel], especiall… Log in with your social account Facebook Topics : Forgot Password ? Google LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Linkedin Indonesia tourism travel discount airfare Garuda coronavirus tourist-destination Bali-Airportlast_img

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