Follow the golden rules for stress-free air travel. First things first, say the travel experts at AAA, “Book early for the best deals and availability on hotels, airfare, and car rentals.” How much will you save? According to Expedia, last-minute bookers pay 15 percent more than travelers who reserve in advance. Find out the absolute best day to book your holiday flights.
Work with a travel agent
Travel agents often have access to extra amenities and added benefits to plan a magical holiday getaway and help you avoid travel mistakes, according to AAA. They can also be a tremendous help in the event something changes or goes wrong on your trip. In other words: If your flight is delayed or canceled, you’ll have a pro in your corner solving issues for you, and it won’t cost you an extra dime for their expert help and conflict resolution.