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Would you fly in a travel bubble to celebrate your 'minimony'?

New ideas and tweaks help make activities such as travel and weddings Covid-19 friendly

A two-way travel bubble for leisure trips between Singapore and Hong Kong was announced last Thursday. Airfares between the two Asian hubs soared the next day, and people in both places voiced relief at the possibility of being able to visit relative
A two-way travel bubble for leisure trips between Singapore and Hong Kong was announced last Thursday. Airfares between the two Asian hubs soared the next day, and people in both places voiced relief at the possibility of being able to visit relatives, friends and favourite spots in the other city.PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

Next month, it will be a year since I last physically met my parents. They visited me from Mumbai during Deepavali. We then went on a short cruise to Port Dickson, and, at the end of their stay, they flew home.

None of this is possible now.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 18, 2020, with the headline 'Would you fly in a travel bubble to celebrate your 'minimony'?'. Print Edition | Subscribe