In this hectic season, people have more than presents, food and family. This is the best time to travel in America. In addition to Thanksgiving, the Christmas time is the biggest migration day. Whether at home to see relatives or take away a family for a much-needed vacation, people gather in the entire US at this time. It can be extremely stressful and potentially expensive. But do not worry about it, we have you covered. In this article, we'll discuss some useful travel tips and a few basic pitfalls to look out for at this crazy point of the year.
For starters, if you are traveling by plane, try to pack as light as possible. It will help you not only in flights, but also in placing luggage in the way you plan to move during your stay. A great way to save money and time is to rent a car from a local rental company. Avoid airport charges and margins, not to mention that you will have helpful staff who will probably have enough knowledge of the area in which you are. Another helpful tip to make sure you are at the airport at least 2 hours in advance. It is estimated that in the period between Christmas and New Year will be about 2.3 million people passing through the international airport in Tampa, which will ensure the safety of one long line! If you travel outside of the American continent, give yourself at least three hours. Also, make sure you avoid the peak days of travel. Try the middle of the week and of course from 24 and 25 December, and from 4 to 5 January. If you intend to change planes, make sure you know this airport. A 45-minute stop seems a sufficient time until you consider taxing, leaving the plane, finding the next gate and arriving there on time. You'll find that 45 minutes is more than 10 minutes.
If you plan to get gifts for loved ones at home, try to buy gifts in the city. Avoid accepting gifts on the plane because it can slow down. If you bring gifts with you, wrapping them in your destination will save time at the airport. Traveling is not for those who leave and come; This also includes people who can pick you up from the airport. Always make sure that your travelers have time to travel by plane, grab the luggage they brought with them and find the way to you.
Another solid tip for those traveling by air is a trip very early or very late. People usually travel during daylight hours and travel more often with family or travel companions if you travel outside of these hours. Finally, always remember to be patient and stay calm. Everyone is trying to get somewhere as fast as possible to maximize their free time, just like you. Expect an unexpected and remember that everyone just wants to enjoy the holidays as best they can!