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Seven out -- brown has spent the last eleven years traveling the globe she's flown thousands of miles visited hundreds of cities have -- in countless numbers hotels.
So the headaches of holiday travel approach competitive Dennis found in the travel expert herself.
Samantha is so wonderful to have you with that they -- for having -- -- -- -- -- traveling during the holiday season obviously as a bad rap because of all of that traffic in all of the -- -- -- the biggest mistake we make a regular basis I think especially for the holidays just not allowing enough time to get to the airport and -- that solves all your problems.
I arrived in the airport two hours before just on regular flights the holidays I'm mind.
Expand that's about two and a half hours and you're not gonna stress about checking -- -- -- you're not mistrust about the security line.
It's gonna take all that stress away I also where -- months.
Well -- -- -- viewed -- -- -- and this went every one gets they know they canceling headphones not just get those that decent phone thing the C here's the problem for -- I have two little -- so getting to the airport early -- fortunate enough to get through the security line and I within our despair and I think that can happen.
And on and ignore them.
-- -- have to deal with them right.
Did you know now that children 12100 don't have to remove their shoes I just found that out I don't know I don't and that's when -- optimistic he's still not just our people with kids but for everybody because during the holidays 10% of travelers are under the age of twelve so.
It's gonna speed up the line for all of us I'm actually -- -- -- that on twelve -- But I'll I'll be able to do how how has us.
Estimated change things the last 34 or five years and whether it's FaceBook or whether it's Twitter -- does that made it easier to deal with travel.
I think so absolutely one of my the best travel -- I have.
These deals have been all the time -- but they come and go quickly so your ability to act on them is key also you wanna be on Twitter.
Because you want to follow the airline -- traveling with drink all the weather fiasco is a 2011.
Those who twittered.
The airline's customer service actually got -- -- faster than those who call so it's a great in VIP service sales -- is so confusing you can't wrap Christmas presents.
-- and can you bring food gets what what what do we have to keep in mind for preparing shouldn't -- gets and that's not a problem just he'll go online by them and send them to the place you're going to are in a sender gets you need to send them this week for them to reach.
But to snow -- you're not allowed snow globes -- all even if they're under the three -- are liquid and I don't know why the TSA had been out for snow -- so they do don't packed snow globe and if you have food.
If it's a cake -- pie in the TSA in this is their words not mine.
Does reserve the power for further inspections and I don't know what that means I'm pretty sure -- -- -- a big -- -- it yeah.
-- internationally basis yeah.
There's nothing better -- the face of -- Day well one less thing you'll get to the end of the year it was let's say -- I don't plan my 2012 education my springtime -- my winter vacation plan is there a best day in time to do events.
Absolutely I mean Tuesdays Wednesdays and Saturdays are generally considered.
The cheapest time supply because no they're very few people flying leads us to be cheap and the airline they airports are going to be the -- Credit cards how to -- best -- my points I love this say at you know get the right credit card it one that actually helps you go on vacation I personally worked with chase sapphire because it is the most travel -- he gives you two points for every dollar spent on travel and dining.
They have an online booking tool.
In no blackout dates it's a huge benefit for at least families who travel on blackout dates and when I love most about it.
Zero foreign transaction fees people don't realize that when you travel overseas.
That credit card may be charging you 1% to 3% I'll -- a year overseas charge so the chase up our preferred.
No foreign transaction fees I'm booking travel on saving while on traveling it's really important aren't gonna program great information -- -- nice to meet you this meat and eggs and them.
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