Guide to Traveling During the Holidays

Traveling by itself can be exhausting, but if you have or want to travel during holidays be it Christmas, New Years, Easter, 4th of July or other widely celebrated holiday, it can and will be even worse. Which is why a lot of people tend to avoid holiday travels as much as possible. But It doesn’t have to be so, because if you follow these simple holiday travel tips, you will survive holody travels.

1. Don’t travel a day before the actual holiday

female traveller texting at airport check-in desk
female traveller texting at airport check-in desk

If it is necessary for you to travel around the holidays, chose any day except the one before the actual holiday. The same goes if a long weekend is possible thanks to a holiday, don’t travel right before this long weekend as well as on the last day of it or day after it. These usually are the peak travel dates when everybody are going somewhere. Better chose to travel either a couple of days prior or after the holidays or even on the day of the holiday, since most people don’t want to travel on a holiday and want to be in their destination on it and also a lot of people cannot afford missing school or work so they travel right before and right after holidays. Bonus, a lot of airlines even offer airfare deals on the day of a holiday, so you can get a cheaper flight and travel without a fuss.

2. Alternative airports are key
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If you don’t have the option of traveling on less busy dates, research other airports near you. Usually the bigger airports are always busy during holidays, but the smaller ones are less busy and therefore will not only have less people but will also allow for easier parking and other scores. Sometimes you can even save money by driving to a smaller airport and flying from there. Just remember, that these smaller airports also offer less flights, so you should make sure to not miss your flight, as the next one could be only the next day. These alternative airports are also much much cheaper than the hubs that everyone uses so you won’t need to use onlain sesxebi to get trough the day.

3. Know the best travel times

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And lastly I would recommend to travel either very early in the morning or late at night, as at these times there will be less people traveling, or at least less families with small that can get very annoying on long flights. That is because people tend to travel more either during the day or in early evenings, as then the traveling doesn’t require having to wake up very early or going to the airport late at night. The only thing about early morning and late night flights is that the staff might not yet or anymore be in full composition, which can cause some delays at things like check-ins and shuttle buses, so make sure you get to the airport early enough to make your flight even if there are delays at personnel-dependent before flight processes.

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Most Popular Travel Destinations Right Now

Traveling is probably the best way not only how to see new places and learn about new cultures, but also a way to get new experiences and a lifetime of memories. And although you can travel virtually to any place in the world, there are some places that get more tourist attention than others, and these places could be called the most popular travel destination.

1. France

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France has always been a hugely popular travel destination for people from all over the world and in 2015 France was the most tourist visited country with over 80 million visitors in a years span. France is a great travel destination because the City of Light and Love Paris is located there with Eiffel Tower and Louvre being in this city. But don’t fret if you like a bit more remote places, because France offers great destinations outside of Paris, too, like French castles which offer beautiful architecture, history and romantic atmosphere all without the hustle of the city.

2. United States of America

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The second spot in the list of most tourist visited places in the world is USA with an estimate of over 75 million people going to look at this famous country. It really isn’t a surprise, because America has always been on the forefront of the list of most popular tourist countries. In the US you can experience everything you can imagine and probably then some, since it is The Land of Opportunities with humongous cities and small towns, hot deserts and green forests, canyons and mountains, and so much more.

3. Spain

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For the third place of the 2015’s most visited places we are returning to Europe and now talking about Spain, the country of bullfighting, flamenco dancing and siesta. It is estimated that about 68 million people visited Spain last year alone, with Catalan capital and second largest city in Spain Barcelona being the most visited place in Spain. In Spain you will find amazing cuisine, history that spans many centuries, vibrant culture and beautiful architecture. What more can traveler want.

4. China

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The fourth place on this list belongs to china with almost 57 million visitors spending their vacation in one of the many Chinese provinces. China is rich not only with historical and geographical sights but also with culture and traditions, that anybody should experience at least one in their life. China is names as one of the original cradles of human civilization and now is becoming one of the biggest economies in the world, the old and the new crosses and you get the vibrant China.

5. Italy

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And from Asia back to Europe, the fifth most popular travel destination in the world is Italy with welcoming over 48 million visitors last year. Many associate Italy with Pizza, Pasta, Rome and the Pisa tower, but there is so much more to this European country. Yes, the culinary heritage in Italy is very strong, but so is the history and culture there. You can either go to the famous Coliseum in Rome, visit Vatican, of head to the romantic Venice, but those who enjoy more relaxed vacation can go to one of the many beaches in Italy or visit Italy’s country side and get some piece and quiet there.

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