Holiday Travel Tips Available Online

SUFFIELD, CT — (MARKET WIRE) — 12/08/2005 — To enjoy stress-free Holiday Travel, use the abundant resources available online and plan the important details of your upcoming trip. You’ll be able to leave home with peace of mind knowing that your family is set to have fun and prepared for the unexpected.

Airport information:

When should I arrive at the airport? Is my flight on time? How do I get there? Will I be able to buy food at the airport for my flight? These and other questions are best answered at sites that focus on the airport experience including:,, and

A Boarding Pass is needed to get through security — Here’s a great way to secure the better seats:

When you make flight reservations it’s best to secure a seat assignment. However, you’ll still need a boarding pass to get through airport security. Most major airlines allow you to print your boarding pass from their web site 24 hours prior to departure. However, Southwest does not assign seats. So unless you want a middle seat in the back of the plane, go to where for a nominal fee they will guarantee you an “A” boarding pass. This insures you’re in the first group to board the plane and are able to choose the seats best for your family.

Your trip starts when you park!

OK, you get to the airport in plenty of time to check your luggage and get through security, but you can’t find a parking spot! will guarantee you a parking spot at rates often lower than on-airport parking. Offering over 200 lots at 65 airports, provides a choice of self, valet, and indoor/covered parking at most major airports. And, they present clear directions to the parking lot on your receipt. The lots are close to the airport, secure and free shuttle service to and from all terminals is included.

Don’t Miss Your Flight, Stay Overnight!

Do you have an early morning flight or long drive to the airport? Why put yourself through the anxiety of waking up at 3AM and driving 50 miles or more through bad weather and heavy traffic. At you can spend the night in an airport hotel and leave your car parked at the hotel while on vacation. Best of all, in many cases the package cost less than parking at the airport. You can choose from economy to luxury hotels at over 100 airports. Many offer complimentary continental breakfast and all offer free shuttle to and from the airport. If you’re going on a cruise, use Start your vacation the night before departing and enjoy the entire trip.

What are you going to do when you get there?

Most travelers have a general idea of what the want to do when they arrive at their destination, but many times people check in and start scouring the local tourism magazines scattered around the hotel room. Save time and frustration by checking out these resources in advance of your trip: for restaurant reservations for golf tee times for the exotic or unusual attractions for amusement parks


At, travelers provide their itinerary and airport of departure before choosing from over 200 airport parking operators providing a range of parking options (including self, valet, indoor/covered). The parking lots are secure, most offer discounted rates, and all provide free shuttle service with complimentary luggage assistance to and from the airport terminals. Reservations can be made online or toll-free at 800-PARKING (727-5464).

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