Holiday Travel The hustle and bustle of the holiday season can make traveling even more challenging than usual. Here are a few fun tips from the team at TripIt. TripIt from Concur instantly organizes all your travel plans in one place. Making a list Checking it twice Want a better seat? Making a master itinerary helps organize all your travel plans in one place, putting everything you need at your ﬁngertips. TripIt Pro members can use real-time alerts on delays, cancellations, and gate changes to eliminate the guesswork – and the stress. The Seat Tracker feature in TripIt Pro can notify you when a better seat on your ﬂight becomes available. Dress for success. Pack light. Keep your belt in your carry on and put it on after you get through security. Wear slip-on shoes. Wear socks. Santa hats are optional. Seriously, this is the number one travel tip of all time. PACK LIGHT. Don’t be tempted to stuff one more thing in your sack. You won’t regret it. Trust us. Don’t be naughty. Be nice! Be advised – hogging the overhead bins, dominating the armrests and bringing garlic fries onboard might result in a lump of coal in your stocking. Holiday travel can be very stressful, so people are extra appreciative if you can smile and show them a little kindness. Offer to help someone with their bag. Switch seats so that family can sit together. Offer to buy a drink for the person in front of you, maybe they’ll forgo reclining their seat in return! Avoid the Top 10 Flying Faux Pas. BO If Scrooge cancels your ﬂight TripIt Pro can help you quickly ﬁnd alternate ﬂights before the rest of the madding crowd! Or, call the airline immediately to get rebooked – it’s much faster than running to the customer service counter. Stay healthy Get a ﬂu shot before you ﬂy (good cheer isn’t the only thing people are spreading this season,) pack healthy snacks you can eat on-the-go, and make sure your schedule includes plenty of time for sleep and exercise. Take the fast lane Baby, it’s cold outside! rli Fly Ai E DAT Use a weather app to keep tabs on winter storms that might delay ﬂights. Allow extra time to get to the airport or make connections. Try to plan layovers in warmer cities where blizzards are less likely to blow. Share with family and friends nes 10 22/ GER SEN PAS th mi n S Joh E GAT T IGH 42 FL 4 T20 SR ASS ING P ARD T SEA 02 F-3 URE ART DEP 0 ON 0 18: ATI e TIN ’Har DES ago -O c Chi Zip up. Keep your inner circle in the loop about your travel plans by sharing your entire itinerary right through TripIt Pro. No more forwarding, texting, or calling required. Now Mom will know exactly when your plane lands, no matter the delays. A jacket with zippered pockets is handy. Put things like your wallet, keys, phone and loose change in the zipped up pockets, rather than in the open bins. It’s easier to grab one thing and go, and harder for someone to slip your stuff into their pocket. Speaking of security Give yourself a gift. Sign up for CLEAR or TSA Pre-Check The My TSA app can be handy for and speed through security lines checking security line wait times at the without taking off your shoes, belts, or airport or questions about whether jingle bells. TripIt Pro members have you can pack a fruitcake in your access to CLEAR at a discounted rate. checked bag. Keep track of all your travel points and VIP beneﬁts in one place with TripIt Pro; when your holiday travels are over, treat yourself to a merry little reward! Let TripIt ease the stress of holiday travel. Download TripIt today. bit.ly/TripItPro © 2006-2015, Concur Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved. TripIt® and Concur® are registered trademarks of Concur Technologies, Inc. Other trademarks held by their respective owners.