Are you planing to visit your loved ones and friends in this festive season? Holiday travel can be expensive and stressful. But if you shop carefully and plan ahead you can make your holiday traveling memorable and pleasant.
Here are 7 traveling tips that can make your holiday a joyful and memorable season:
1. Try Not To Travel At Peak Dates
You will spend less when you travel days before Christmas. The prices of almost everything increases few days before Christmas, including transportation fare and other things you will need to enjoy your Christmas with your loved ones and friends.
Consider traveling and getting the things you will need days ahead of Christmas.
2. Charge Your Phone
Make sure your phone battery is charge. You would not want your phone battery run down when you need it most. Pack a portable charger in your bag to charge your phone on the go. There is nothing as frustrating as having your phone battery run down when you need it most.
3. Prepare Well
Prepare and carry with you snacks, water etc for your trip. You don't know what sort of delay you may experience on your trip.
4. Have Alternate Routes Planned
Plan for alternate route if you want to drive yourself for the trip. You can use Google Maps, it will constantly update and divert you from traffic. With the Google Maps, you can always take the faster route.
5. Pack Some Creature Comfort
Sitting on a seat for a long period of time may bring some degree of pains to your legs and other parts of your body.
Consider bringing items such as headphones, earplugs and eye mask to help you sleep.
6. Wake Up Early
If you intend to visit tourist destinations during your holiday, then get up early, to beat the queues as most people won't get there early.
7. Keep Your Cool
keep your cool and be nice to people this holiday season if anything goes wrong. Be patient and smile if something goes wrong. The weather, crowds and unpleasant situations makes a lot of people get annoyed easily.
No one will help you if you lose your cool easily. Be understanding of the person behind the counter, the doorman and every other person you come in contact with.
I hope this 7 tips will help you this holiday season.
Do you know of other tips that is not mention here? Join the conversation, lets hear you, or you can comment below.