LaGuardia Airport has reopened and travel is starting to recover following Hurricane Sandy. Still, it takes 36 to 48 hours to recover from one day of flight cancellations, so it’s looking like some travelers could be stranded into next week. In fact, airlines are letting passengers reschedule flights without penalty until November 7.
At best our country’s air travel will be back to normal by Sunday or Monday. It’s not just flights, each day that our transportation system was crippled, the travel industry and all the ancillary businesses lost approximately 100 million dollars.
Watch Peter’s Extra report to see what travelers can learn from Hurricane Sandy, including how to negotiate rental car rates and when to purchase travel insurance.
If you’ve tried your best to rebook your flight, but are still delayed. Watch Peter’s Extra report to find out his five tips to make your delays more manageable:
For more Hurricane Sandy coverage, check out:
- Travel Slowly Returning to Normal Post Hurricane Sandy
- Peter’s Hurricane Sandy Travel Advice: A CBS This Morning Report
- 5 Tips for Rescheduling Flights During Hurricane Sandy
- 4 Ways to Prepare for Travel During Hurricane Sandy