How to Avoid a Snowman-Style Meltdown During Your Holiday Travels
Travel Expert Shares Tips on How to Ensure Happy Travels for an Even Happier Holiday Season!
If you're traveling during the holiday season, there’s no doubt that so is everyone else. But don’t let long security lines and expensive accommodations get you down. Lifestyle journalist and travel pro, Julie Loffredi, shares her personal tricks, tools and trends to arm yourself against the mania and keep the holiday cheer alive.
Getaway: This winter, Booking.com makes planning an adventure easy with nearly 29 million unique places to stay across every budget - from five-star hotels to villas, apartments, boats, tree-houses and more. So, whether your style is après-ski or Miami, you’ll find exactly what you need. When searching for your accommodation – whether through the website or mobile app – you have access to 166 million real and up-to-date reviews from guests who have stayed at the properties and booked through the site to ensure that your travel experiences match your expectations. With winter’s unpredictable blizzards or blustery winds, you can stress less knowing that their in-house customer service team is there to help 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so you’re never stuck in a lurch. Book your stay at www.Booking.com
Travel Tech: The all-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition gives kids freedom to explore, while giving parents peace of mind knowing that what their kids are viewing is age-appropriate. It’s the latest child-friendly version of Amazon’s best-selling Fire tablet, both coming with a stunning 8” HD display with over 1 million pixels and a quad-core 1.3 GHz processor. It comes with a kid-proof case, up to 10 hours of battery life, 2-year worry-free guarantee, and one-year subscription to FreeTime Unlimited, giving kids access to thousands of kid-friendly books, videos, educational apps, and games in both Spanish and English. Plus, with FreeTime parental controls, parents can manage settings such as setting time limits, adjusting age filters, and more. All for $129.99. For more information visit https://www.amazon.com/FireHD8KidsEdition
Hit the road: If you are hitting the road for the holidays this year, Avis makes renting a car quick and easy. Right from the palm of your hand, you can use the mobile app to make or modify a reservation, choose the exact car you want, flash the lights to help locate your car when on or near the lot, and more. And we’ve all been in that situation when we’re running late for a flight or trying to balance a juggling act when returning a rental car with luggage, kids and little time to spare. The new Avis Curbside Delivery service makes it hassle-free and provides you the convenience of being dropped off at the airport terminal in the same car you rented. Finally, while you’re planning holiday travel and booking a rental vehicle, look out for more ways to save. Amazon customers who book an Avis or Budget vehicle can enjoy 10% back in an Amazon.com Gift Card and save money on their rental. Visit www.Avis.com for more information.
Keep in Touch: While it’s great to get away for your holiday travel, it’s also nice to stay in touch! WhatsApp is a simple, reliable and secure messaging app and the perfect way to stay connected with family and friends while traveling. Keep in touch with loved ones through voice and video group calling for up to four people, text for free on select airlines, and share your live location to update them of your whereabouts! It’s also end-to-end encrypted, meaning only you and the people in your chat can see your messages. It’s free and works on phones all over the world including iPhone and Android. And if you’re traveling abroad, you can make calls for free -- all you need is WiFi. Find out more at www.whatsapp.com