Not everyone travels for the holidays, but there are plenty of us who do. Unfortunately, holiday travel can be a total nightmare, whether for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any other winter holiday. Aside from the stress of regular vacations, holiday travel can be crowded, frantic and downright frustrating.
I once drove from San Francisco to San Diego on the day before Thanksgiving and a trip that normally takes eight hours took sixteen. If you are anticipating the ugly aspect of holiday travel, this article can help make your trip as stress free as possible. A few of our favorite tips:
- Book early
- Get your shopping done in advance
- Notify clients or set an out of office reply
- Plan in a little down time
Holiday Travel: 10 Tips to Make it (Mostly) Stress Free | Apartment Therapy