Tips for Easy Travel During the Winter Season (from #MindTheChat)

It's that time of year again - time to pack up and head away for the holiday season. (Photo: Creative Commons via I Love DC)

It’s that time of year again – time to pack up and head away for the holiday season. (Photo: Creative Commons via I Love DC)

As thousands of expats embark on journeys back to Britain and within the U.S. for Christmas, we teamed up with BBC Travel and a host of other knowledgeable jet-setters for a #MindTheChat on Twitter last Wednesday (November 20) to discuss holiday tips. Here are a few of the helpful gems that emerged from that conversation:

Includes keep adjusting your sitting position, take a stroll around the cabin when possible, and wear loose fitting clothing.

Includes scanning all your important documents and emailing them to yourself, carrying plug converters, and carrying some hard currency.

What are your travel tips for the holidays?

See more:
Winter is Coming: How to Cope With the Cold, American Style
Five Occasions When British Expats Should Fly Home – And Five When They Shouldn’t

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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