Whether by plane, train or automobile, traveling this time of year can be stressful. Here are some tips to make your trip easier. And be sure to share your tips too!
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time of the year. So we at Patch are offering some tips to make your journey more joyful. Hitting the road? Try these tips: Load up the iPod: Download your kids’ favorite songs and have a sing-a-long as you drive along the road. Plan to make stops: Before you hit the road, map it out and see what interesting sights are along the way. Why not stop and take a picture in front of the World’s Largest Ball of Twine? Or check out the great view of the mountains? This will break up the trip and let the kids have a chance to get up and run around for a little bit. Play some games: I-Spy is a road trip classic, but check out this website for other ideas like Car Bingo, scavenger hunts or making pipe cleaner …
Traveling for the holidays? Take a look at these tips before you hit the road.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
By Barbara Diener, JohnsCreek Patch Traveling for the holidays? Take a look at these tips before you hit the road. 1. Arrive early. Anticipate tons of traffic and expect delays. We do, after all, live in Johns Creek and on a good day it's a 45-minute commute to the airport. Take MARTA if possible to avoid traffic jams. I know it takes 40 minutes to get to MARTA and we can be at Hartsfield in just about that much time, but for the holidays, check it out. 2. Carry on luggage is probably the best bet. Gate check your bags whenever possible. If you have chosen to check bags, make sure they are not more than 50 pounds. First class can take up to 70 pounds if flying internationally. Read the regulations on each carriers website. Here is a good …