Travel and Leisure

6 Holiday Season Travel Hacks You Need To Know

Vaibhav Rai

January 09, 2019 10:19 PM

Holiday seasons bring us a lot of opportunities to create unforgettable moments, explore destinations and visit places around the globe that we’ve always dreamt of. But at times, travelling from one place to another can get quite overwhelming. You will not notice this in the first few days of your journey, but you will certainly start losing all the excitement as the days will pass by.

Not to mention, there is usually lot of travelling involved in a trip o vacation which could possibly burn a hole in your pocket. However, there are certain travel hacks which could help you hold on the excitement till the very last day of your trip!

With the below mentioned nine travel hacks you can ensure that you are having a great trip without affecting your travel budget.


  • Be Open To Exploring New Destinations


According to your budget you must choose when you want to travel and select the amazing places you can fly to. There are many places to explore around the world, such as underwater world, adventurous hotspots, wine regions, and a lot more.


So, make sure you’re looking for new destinations to make it one amazing vacation of your life!



  • Make It A Point To Start On The Flight


Consume the time on your flight to start your holiday vacation. Many travellers don’t look forward to flying, but it can be a pleasant experience with the right mindset. Think of ways you can pamper yourself instead of dreading a long flight.


Reading a book or novel that you’ve always wanted to but never had the time to or listening to your favourite holiday playlist can be a good way to enjoy the flight. This will avoid letting down your excitement for the holiday.



  • Be Aware Of The 24-Hour Rule


There are certain instances wherein people book a flight for a specific place and later find a better deal for the same. This can become even more irritating if the flight cancellation fee is non-refundable, because most of them have a policy in which you have to cancel the booking within 24 hours.


So, it’s imperative for you to be aware of those flights and try booking one which doesn’t have a 24 hour cancellation policy. This way you will not only save on your flight bookings, but also have a stress-free vacation!



  • Travel with Peppermint Oil


Peppermint oil has numerous advantages and is very helpful during flights. It soothes any in-flight nausea, freshen your breath and relieves sinus congestion.


All you need to do is add a few drops on a tissue and then simply inhale it. You’ll surely feel relaxed afterwards. Not to mention, it is one of the must-haves when travelling.



  • Buy Shared Experiences


Shared experiences with a loved one makes a wonderful gift, as trying to travel with presents can be stressful. You might not have enough space or you may get worried that something will break and the list goes on.


Buy something that you can do together instead of buying a present. Another possibility is to pool your funds for a trip for your loved ones. After all, their happiness is precious for you and you also want to do something special for your family.



  • Travel Only with Carryon


Travelling with a carryon not just saves the packing time, but also reduces the waiting time for your luggage; also, you will never have to worry about the airline losing it.


Try rolling similar items together like shirts and then putting them in a packing cube to make the most of the available space.

You might want to choose versatile items that you can wear for numerous occasions. So be specific about your choice and arrange them in order to consume packing space effectively.

Another trick is to reduce the number of shoes that you carry as these take up a ton of space.

Nothing will zap it quicker than figuring out how to get to your hotel from the airport and which taxi you should avoid, as you’d want to have that holiday feeling when you arrive. Research well before you leave like flight bookings, destinations and other necessities. In this manner you will be prepared for every circumstance and have an awesome holiday.

Hope these travel hacks work in your favour. Bon Voyage!