1. Whether you’re staying in a 2- star or 5-star hotel, they do not change and wash the blankets on a regular basis, so always ask for a top sheet from housekeeping upon your arrival. Cover the top blanket with a clean top sheet for the duration of your stay. This one tip will keep anything away from your face that you just may only see with a black light… just sayin.
Always make sure when traveling by plane or train that you download your carriers travel app before you begin your journey. It will keep you up to date on all of your travel alerts as well as give you a back up boarding pass you can scan at the gate upon boarding. Instant access to information is always helpful especially if you have it right in your hand!
Traveling with gifts always makes for a more cumbersome experience, so send your gifts ahead of time. You can time it with the carrier to show up when you do. Also make sure to send gifts so wrapping is protected. You can do this by putting the gift into a labeled outer box or plastic bag!
During the Holidays, if you can travel early in the morning or late at night to your destination it will be a lot easier as most people driving, flying or taking a train have already arrived at their destination. I have found that Christmas eve is always more relaxed, calm and less crowded, check it out, you will be pleasantly surprised!
Traveling can be stressful any time of year, but as the Holidays near, things can get a little extra crazy. Travel in November is almost synonymous with Thanksgiving, and getting anywhere on or around Thanksgiving can cause some headaches, so Maximum Living is here to try make your travels go as smoothly as possible.