Tips for the Coming Holiday Travel Season

This is a time of year filled with joy, but it can also be stressful for those who have trouble getting around.

Holidays are the time of year when people get to spend time with their friends and family. Be it for traveling for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and more. It can be a hectic and expensive time of year, but here are for the coming holiday travel season.

1) Book flights well in advance — If you’re looking for a bargain on airfare, then booking early is your best bet. You may not find what you want at the last second, so it’s better to plan if possible.

2) Sign up for alerts from airline websites — This will let you know when there are deals that match what you’re looking for. These deals change often, so it pays to keep checking back regularly!

3) Be flexible with your schedule — If you need to fly during the holidays, be prepared. Try to stick around for a few days after Christmas or New Year’s Eve if possible so that you can get out of dodge when it gets too crazy.

4) Make sure your luggage is light and sturdy enough to carry on with you in the cabin because baggage fees are high no matter what — If you can get away with carrying on luggage, then do it. It will save you a lot of money in the long run because airlines don’t charge for baggage that goes under your seat.

5) Pack snacks so that you have something to munch on — If there are any delays or long lines at the airport, you’ll want something to eat. Boarding gates close before takeoff, so you’ll have to go through security again if there’s a delay.

6) Be ready; things can go wrong when you least expect them — You may think that everything is going to be smooth sailing, but if you want to take every precaution possible, then it’s best to pack for the worst and hope for the best.

7) Remember your ID — If necessary, make copies of important documents like travel itineraries and passports in case they get lost or stolen during your travels.


There are many ways to get ready for the coming holiday travel season. You must plan and do as much research as possible before your trip if it’s within your reach.

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Charles Hitechew is currently studying Sports Marketing at the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business at Duquesne University. for more!

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Charles Hitechew

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Charles Hitechew is currently studying Sports Marketing at the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business at Duquesne University. for more!

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