Thanks for the guest post by Esteban Vinson
Each year it is the same thing, you hear the reports on the nightly news about people trying to either fly or drive from one place to another at the holidays. The airports will have long delays due to weather conditions or just sheer volume. With the amount of people that are trying to fly out, they cannot keep up the pace. The roads become parking lots with cars trying to go from here to there. You can expect this same thing unless you plan wisely.
You should know that most people will try to either fly out within one or two days of the holiday and then fly back again in the same time frame. If you want to avoid the crowds, try flying out three or four days ahead and back again the same. The same holds true if you are driving, most of the crowds on the roads will be a day or two ahead and even on the holiday itself. Planning your trip ahead of time and allowing yourself more time, will save you the travel time. But nothing can replace the security of setting your home alarm by http://www.home-alarm-systems.com/.
No matter what means you take to get where you want to go, you will find crowds, being prepared for anything is in your best interest. Expect delays at airports, expect traffic on the roads and the trains will be no better. If you expect it, you can better prepare. Take along snacks with you and games to play.