Travel tips for Thanksgiving or Christmas to Hawaii
Though Autumn hasn’t official begun, before you know it, the holidays will be here. If you are thinking of spending Thanksgiving or Christmas in Hawaii then you’d be wise to firm your air travel plans now. Here’s a roundup of suggestions for getting the best airfares and minimizing stressful situations of holiday flights.
- Minimize potential inconveniences with these holiday air travel strategies.
- Rick Seaney lists the the cheapest dates for holiday travel for 2008.
- The planes will likely be packed, so make sure you know where the best seats on the plane are and reserve them as soon as possible. To find the best seats, check sites like SeatGuru and SeatExpert.
- To try to be as comfortable as possible, see my checklist of flying necessities and read my article on long haul flight comfort tips.
I hope these tips will help you to have happy holiday travels.
SeatGuru is an awesome service, I remember when they first came out too, it was a godsend.
jim – oh yeah…SeatGuru is always worth a visit when you’re flying!
Instead of going to the mall after Christmas… Go to Hawaii!
Typically, there is “Travel Vacuum” right after Christmas. Everyone is going back to the mainland after spending Christmas in Hawaii but almost nobody is traveling in the other direction… To Hawaii.
Try departing from the mainland between Dec 28 & Jan 07
During this time period… The planes going to Hawaii are almost empty and you can usually get a good deal. (Distressed inventory)
Great idea, Dave! And stick around to see some of the phenomenal New Years Eve fireworks?