Originally published in Travel Pulse News…JANEEN CHRISTOFF | NOVEMBER 10, 2016
PHOTO: Braving the airports this Thanksgiving can be easy. (Photo courtesy Thinkstock)
It’s the busiest travel season of the year and it doesn’t matter how you get to where you are going, the flights, roads and trains are going to be packed this year, says Epoch Times.
“Travel industry group Airlines for America predicts that 27.3 million passengers will travel globally on U.S. airlines this Thanksgiving season, up 2.5 percent from last year. The heaviest travel days are expected to be: Sunday, Nov. 27; Monday, Nov. 28; and Wednesday, Nov. 23, in that order according to the report,” writes Barbara Danza.
U.S. roads will also carry 42 million passengers says the AAA. So how do you combat the masses?
One of the best things you can do, says Danza, is to prepare early.
“Whether considering when to book a flight, when to start packing, when to load up the car, when to map out your route, give yourself a ton of extra time by diving in as early as possible,” she says.
She also says traveling at odd times could mean fewer crowds.
“Thanksgiving Day sees dramatically less air passengers than the day before. Is an early morning flight an option for you? It may be something to consider,” Danza suggests. “Traveling through the night can also be an interesting idea for families journeying by car.”
Another tip: Be patient.
“Things can go awry when tens of millions of people do something all at once. Cancellations, weather delays, general congestion, accidents, lost items, forgotten items, messes, crying children, loud noises, and so on, you may run into any number of unpleasant things along your travels,” she says.
For more tips on surviving Thanksgiving travel, read on here.
Please remember to contact Destinations with Character Travel for ALL of your Disney, Universal, SeaWorld, and Orlando Area Vacations, Adventures by Disney, Cruising, Tour, and exciting vacation packages all over the world. When booking though Destinations with Character Travel, all of our Disney Services, including FastPass+ and Dining reservation services are completely FREE. Also, you will always have a DEDICATED agent, available to you 24/7 from the very first minute of planning, right up until the day you return home, to answer all of your questions and handle any of your vacation needs.
We believe no one should be denied a vacation based on needs or budget, there’s something for everyone.
Along with their Family of Agents, they are in the business of “Making Dream Vacations Come True”. At their travel agency, Destinations with Character Travel, Quality, Service, and Customer Satisfaction are the Priority. They offer premiere travel services for clients interested in Disney Destinations, Cruises, All-Inclusive Resorts, Southwest, Funjet & Apple Vacations, Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts and RIU Resorts, Universal, Orlando Area, Las Vegas, Branson, Graceland & Memphis Area, National Parks, Tours to over 250 destinations around the world through our partnership with; Adventures by Disney, Globus Tours, Tauck Tours and Kensington Tours. In addition, we have fabulous vacation packages through our partnerships with; Apple Vacations, Funjet Vacations, Pleasant Holidays and United Vacations, and many other travel experiences.
Their Agency believes "No one should be denied a vacation based on needs or budget".
Contact them at: email@example.com or www.destinationswithcharacter.com