PLANNING A TRIP TO KANSAS CITY, KS?
We realize traveling right now can be a little stressful. We're working with our partners on how we can best ensure the safety of visitors, employees and residents. Below are some tips to help you navigate through Kansas City, KS to have a safe and enjoyable vacation during the coronavirus era. Visitors should observe recommended travel habits as outlined by the CDC.
**In Wyandotte County, KS individuals are required to wear a mask covering the nose and mouth when in a public, indoor space (including a workplace, business, or place of worship). Exceptions include those who are deaf or hard of hearing, children younger than five years old, persons with a medical condition, mental health condition, or disability that prevents wearing a face covering. Read the entire guidelines here.
**In Kansas City, MO - Effective Monday, June 29, all employees or visitors to any place of public accommodation must wear face coverings in an area or while performing an activity which will necessarily involve close contact or proximity to co-workers or the public where six feet of separation is not feasible. Read the entire guidelines here.
Cleaner, safer hotels
Our hotels are gearing up for you by implementing some or all of these safety measures
- Masks worn by employees
- Masks suggested for guests in public spaces
- Safety barriers between front desk and guests
- Touchless check-in if available
- Gloves worn by housekeeping and anyone handling food
- If food is available, only to-go boxes. No buffets
- Practice physical distancing, 24 hour time span between guests in rooms
- Hand sanitizer placed in all public areas
- No mini bars in rooms
- Signage in public spaces with protocols listed
- For housekeeping: sealed water glasses (paper and glass), toilet seats strapped, toilet paper folded into ”V” shape, housekeeper name placed in room for accountability
Tips for Dining at Restaurants
- Visit restaurants’ website, social media pages, or call ahead for most up to date information. Many restaurants are now re-opened for dining, but still running at limited hours and capacity.
- Understand and follow restaurant guidelines. Restaurants may ask you to wear a mask or only dine in certain areas. While you won’t be wearing a mask while you eat, it is recommended when interacting with your server or using a public restroom.
- Because restaurants are operating at a limited capacity, there may be a wait time. To avoid this, call ahead or avoid dining during peak meal hours.
- Practice social distancing from other parties beside your own as much as possible. Dine on the patio if it is available.
- Come prepared! Bring your own mask, wipes, and hand sanitizer. If possible, read the menu on your phone or ahead of time to lessen the surfaces you come in contact with.
Tips for Visiting Attractions
- Note that as businesses are opening up they may still be running by appointment only, or at limited hours and capacity. Whether it’s a museum, retail store or any other attraction, it’s best to visit the businesses’ social media pages and website for the most up to date information.
- Understand and follow guidelines put forth by the attraction you are visiting. Many may require a mask to be worn, especially when coming in contact with employees, attendants, etc.
- Some retail stores may offer curbside options. Call ahead of time to confirm.
- Remember to practice social distancing and try to stay within 6-feet of others.
- Come prepared! Bring your own mask, wipes, and hand sanitizer.