Hot Hawaii Travel Guide on Traveling Smart this Holiday Season

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The holidays are a time to rejoice and appreciate the past year and for spending time with loved ones. But let’s be honest, the holidays can also bring a little stress with them. With all the planning, shopping, cooking and getting everyone together without having any crazy drama, the holiday season can be a little bit stressful. But it doesn’t have to be.

If you’re planning on traveling to Maui for Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years, then you might be wondering how you can reduce stress and enjoy your Hawaii vacation to the fullest. If this sounds like you then read on because we have some great tips for traveling this holiday season that will help ease the pain and have you looking forward to the adventure.

  1. Pack Activities
    If you’re traveling with your loved one or the kids, make sure to pack activities. You’ll be so thankful you did. While having the iPad and iPhone are helpful, you never know when the battery might die so carry some cards, coloring and reading books and maybe even a game or two. Packing activities can help you maintain your sanity during long flights and transfers between airports.
     
  2. Buy Your Tickets Early
    This is a must! Regardless of which website or service you use to purchase your tickets, make sure to start tracking the prices now as prices for flights increase closer to the holidays.
     
  3. Expect the best; prepare for the worst That means arrive to the airport early, make sure you always have extra cash on you, a credit card, and a change of clothes and carry snacks with you just in case. You never know what can happen during the holiday season. From delayed flights to potential accidents, it’s always wise to pack a goodie bag and be prepared for anything.
     
  4. Ship Your Gifts
    We know you’re thinking of taking your Christmas gifts with you on the plane but don’t do it! Buy gifts when you get to Maui so you can save money and travel without the stress and worry of losing them along the way.
     
  5. Dress for Where You’re Going
    If you’re traveling from colder weather to Maui, then pack your slippers, shorts and a Tshirt for you carry on. We know it’s winter time but in Hawaii, it’s always sunny. You don’t want to get off the plane in a jacket and snow boots now do you?

We hope these tips help you with your holiday travel. If you are looking for the perfect vacation rental for you next Hawaii vacation getaway, then keep us in mind! Check out our Maui condos for rent, our Hawaii vacation homes or look into our last minute vacation rental deals. Contact us with any questions you may have and we can’t wait to see you this holiday season. Aloha!

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