Tips for Holiday Travel

tips for Holiday travel

When the holidays arrive, so does the rush of holiday travelers and the congestion they cause. Nothing quite puts a damper on your holiday celebrations than bad traffic, but keeping a number of key tips in mind will help you better avoid the hassle and get to your destination with your sanity intact.

 

Alternative routes

 

Most people will resort to taking major highways and familiar routes on their journey. If you want to avoid traffic and potentially enjoy a more peaceful, scenic route, do a little research to find an alternative route to your destination.

 

Leave early

 

Another way to avoid heavy traffic is to beat the rush. This could mean leaving extra early in the morning, or even adjusting your schedule so that, for example, you’re traveling the Monday before Thanksgiving rather than that Wednesday. Try to anticipate when most people will be driving and adjust your schedule to avoid that date and time.

 

Vehicle maintenance

 

Nothing is worse than some unexpected issue with your vehicle delaying your trip. Avoid this unwanted circumstance by getting your oil changed and having your vehicle checked before you leave. Certain things like car batteries and tires are very sensitive to low temperatures and should be given special attention this time of year.

 

Be rested

 

It’s important to get a good night’s sleep before any long journey on the road. Make sure that you are packed ahead of time and have prepared all foods, gifts, or other items before the eve of your departure so that you can relax and get a restful night of sleep.

 

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