First step to getting organized for Christmas with a holiday calendar? Decide where your family will spend the holiday season.
Will you visit family for Thanksgiving or take a Christmas holiday? Make travel plans now!
Booking airplane flights, hotels and rental cars early helps keep costs down, while advance planning ensures that you'll have your choice of seat assignments, routes and carriers.
Plan early for the smoothest trip--and try these tips to keep the “happy” in holiday travel:
On Christmas morning, happy chaos reigns--but nobody wants to delay opening gifts so the family camera operator can find fresh batteries! Ahead of the big day, assemble a Christmas morning basket, containing scissors, pliers, camera batteries and any tools you need to open clamshell packaging. Add a pad of paper and pen to record gifts for thank-you notes. You'll be ready for the fun.