The holiday season is a notoriously busy time to travel, but your number-one priority is to stay safe. With so many people trying to reach their destinations, traveling is more difficult for you. If you’re not careful, traveling during the holidays can become more expensive than you anticipated and more stressful than you hoped. But we have some tips for you that will cut down on your stress and expenses.
5 travel tips for the holiday season
Avoid peak travel dates –
While traveling during Christmas and New Year’s, peak travel days change depending on the days on which the holidays fall. If you can find out what days will be the busiest, do so and avoid them.
Shop around –
Whether you decide to book your flights through Travelocity, Priceline, or Kayak, shop around and find the cheapest flights available. You can also use these websites to schedule the best days to travel and find the best airports to travel through.
Know your airports –
Find alternate airports to travel to. Doing so can make it much easier to arrange hotels, reserve rental cars, and it can sometimes save on time and money.
Leave early –
During the holiday season you can expect security and check-in to be a nightmare. You’ll have to deal with everything from traffic jams, full parking lots, absent shuttles, and long lines. It will be in your best interest to leave as early as possible.
Pack wisely –
If at all possible you should do your best to pack everything into a carry on, but this is the holiday season, and chances are you will be gone for an extended period of time. If you’re going to be traveling with multiple bags try to pack as few as possible. You don’t want to get hit with outrageous charges because you traveling with more bags than you need.
Contact Bryan Caulfield | A Tampa Personal Injury Attorney
If you have any questions about the tips recommended here or are in need of legal advice or representation please contact Bryan Caulfield. He can assist you if you’ve been injured while traveling by airplane, by cars, trucks, on a motorcycle, or in a hotel. Call toll-free, 1-800-535-2529.