Preparing for holiday travels in advance will mean less stress

‘AAA’ is predicting that more than one in three Americans will travel this holiday season. For those who are headed out of town, there’s a few things you should keep in mind.

Before you head out, check the weather forecast and see if your flight or train departure time is impacted. You’ll also want some extra time to get to the airport incase there is traffic or the line to get through security takes longer than expected.

You may also want to check the latest traffic report to see if roadways are congested before you leave. That way you can plan to take an alternative route if need be.

One local travel agent says the best way to be less stressed while traveling is being prepared.

“Get those weather alerts, get those airline alerts, make sure that you have everything packed- your driver’s license, your passport, wherever you’re going do you have transportation,” said Miranda Beyer, owner of Big City Lights Travel.

Beyer also recommends having a ‘plan B’ incase your plans change, like suddenly having to use an alternate driving route.

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