The advice for dealing with Christmas travel
There is nothing very funny, standing in long queues at the airport or stuck in traffic on the road outside the city, if you were located in the hammock, swimming in the pool or chilling on the beach before the hour. However, what is often at the top of the Christmas trip, when to start the game all hits the streets and the airport and the mind. Here are our 10 tips to keep a cool head is the holiday season of Christmas.
If you fly you register online, 24 hours before the flight and save a lot of standing around the airport. It's still a queue for Bag Drop-off, but tends to move fairly quickly. Online registration, you can choose your seat.
Sydney Airport said Friday, December 18 and Saturday, December 19 is the busiest day at the airport this year with the 2nd January 3 when many people return home. If you or the day you plan to arrive at the airport before your flight and be prepared for long queues.
The NRMA expects its busiest day) on the streets during the last school day (December 18) two days before Christmas (December 23 and days) after Christmas (December 27 to January 4.
Statistics on traffic accidents is the worst time for Christmas Day 10.2, while employed by 10 on Boxing Day.
The NRMA said the morning rush hour tends to a later date during the holidays because so many moved to annual leave, Climax, and then travel to the Wee hours in the morning when you can.
It's hard to travel light, for Christmas, but it makes life easier and help you avoid baggage fees. When you arrive at your destination well before Christmas, and at least some shopping when you get there because the airlines little Christmas spirit when it comes to overweight bags.
Do not be one of many that lead to delays in security checks at the airport by packaging in general, aerosols and other prohibited items in checked baggage.
Despite government campaigns to increase awareness, Sydney Airport seized hundreds of items per day for security checks.
If traveling abroad, remember that there are restrictions on liquids in hand luggage: each element must be 100 ml or less and all containers must be placed in a clear bag zip-lock. See travelsecure.infrastructure.gov.au.
If you wear, Christmas gifts, it is preferable not to participate because they must be available for inspection.
Item is not checked baggage if you must. Christmas is the busiest of the year for air travel to say and a better chance of loss of luggage, then get the most from your seven pounds in a chamber baggage allowance per person.
Most airlines allow laptops, bags and cameras in addition to compensation to be done leaves no room for small gifts.
Most Australians do not travel travel insurance in the country, some do not travel internationally. If there was ever a time when the insurance market is the peak Christmas travel, especially if you wear gifts. Insurance companies online actually brought the cost of insurance is money well spent.
If you go, airport transfers, on the ramp at the airport, required parking or other arrangements, the book now. See Parking Full sign when you can fly, you feel miserable and should not assume hotels have parking when kept rooms. If you're probably too late at home, you need to call and give rules for the collection of a button or a visit.
If you steal, you have the book you want to read, so you can activate the standby time to relax and not disappointed. Accept that things will take longer than normal and use your time.
If you drive, download podcasts or new music to make a big difference. If you go on a long trip with children in the car, a cheap, car DVD players can contribute to peace and goodwill.
If there is a guarantee for the summer travel season is that there is a dramatic outbursts at the airport and roads - and not talking about children.
At the airport, I remember the staff will do their best to get thousands of passengers on the right aircraft at the right time - not in the interest of the airline off slowly.
In the streets, it helps to remember that all other efforts to reach their destination and. Wearing Santa Claus hat to you, listen to music, which is to remember that the spirit of Christmas should be fun, not survival of the fittest.