Travel Tips for Thanksgiving
During the holidays, Travel is at its worst. No matter how you and your family decides to go from here to there, crowds converge on each shift, the hours go wrong, and children antsy. Before venturing into this holiday season, consider these tips to avoid potholes and roads of the turbulence that define Family Travel.
Travel planning his family as soon as possible can help save time, worry and money. Keep these things in mind as you watch your calendar.
* Avoid heavy travel days. If possible, Travel, Monday or Tuesday and return Friday, as most people choose to fly the other day. If you’re flying, try to make the trip in itself Thanksgiving. Not only is it likely to be less crowded at the airport, but you may be able to snag a price agreement.
* Build in extra time to help reduce stress. If you travel by plane, arrived at the airport two hours in advance to ensure you get through security before takeoff.
* Be strategic. Travel around the schedules of children “nap time can make for a quiet ride.
If you driving:
* Factor unplanned stops to estimate time of arrival.
If you flight:
* Book airline tickets well in advance – seat aircraft fewer people these days. If you are flying from Detroit, Houston, Washington, Boston, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, or attention! The number of seats and flights have been reduced in most airports.
* Allow at least an hour between connecting flights.
* A nonstop flight is not always the best option. You and your children can receive the opportunity to get off the plane for a time between flights.
If you travel on the train
* Look for “passenger extra” trains – which tend to be less crowded.