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This is what travel looked like after the last global pandemic

Love Exploring Logo By Jacqui Agate of Love Exploring | Slide 1 of 35: There's no doubt that coronavirus has changed the world. Entire populations went into lockdown and non-essential travel was off the cards initially. But this isn't the first time the planet has faced a global pandemic. In 1918, Spanish Flu spread across the globe, claiming millions of lives and altering the daily routines – and travel patterns – of people from all corners of the planet. Here we take a look at the pandemic that rocked the world in the early 20th century and what it meant for travel.

How Spanish Flu changed travel

There's no doubt that coronavirus has changed the world. Entire populations went into lockdown and non-essential travel was off the cards initially. But this isn't the first time the planet has faced a global pandemic. In 1918, Spanish Flu spread across the globe, claiming millions of lives and altering the daily routines – and travel patterns – of people from all corners of the planet. Here we take a look at the pandemic that rocked the world in the early 20th century and what it meant for travel.

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