Travel on and around the holidays throughout the year are historically the most inconvenient times to travel no matter what your mode of transportation. From planes to trains and automobiles, the road, skies and other transportation options are packed with people in a hurry to get where they are going. Let Tradewinds Vacations help you make the most of your holiday vacations by learning more about the most common holiday travel complaints and how to avoid them on your next trip. Become a more knowledgeable traveler and make the most of your vacations with Tradewinds Vacations.
The most popular complaints about holiday travel range from lack of service all the way to parking and bad advice depending on the situation. Most all of these complaints could happen any time of the year, they simply happen to occur during the holidays which for some is even more annoying. Time is already of the essence and having any inconvenience can make or break even the calmest travelers vacation mood.
Common complaints fit into the following categories:
Assistance or lack thereof
Lack of parking
The biggest complaints about holiday travel were dealing with airlines, which does not surprise most travelers with any experience with holiday travel. Although most of your vacation takes place far away from the airport, or at least one would hope, this aspect of your trip plays a large part in your vacation itself. We rely on so many people for so many services that what happens at the airport can make or break your entire trip.
One bad luggage handler, one bad pilot, one poor airline steward, one bad seat companion and you could be spending hours just trying to calm down and remember why you decided to travel during this time of the year at all. Of course, a negative experience does not have to ruin your trip. The object of being an more informed traveler is to know what to expect as well as how to better deal with situations that are unexpected while you travel during the holidays.
Tradewinds Vacations hopes that these tips can help you avoid common complaints when you are traveling this holiday season. Know what to expect and how to deal with situations as they arise and avoid common complaints on all your vacations.