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Tips For Holiday Travel

The holidays are almost here, which means families will be getting together to celebrate, catch up, and share new stories about what has happened in their lives. There’s no reason to miss out, but travel itself can be very stressful.

There’s so much that goes into planning a trip from packing, to making sure there’s enough money to get to where you need to go. It’s almost like you need a vacation from your vacation.

Our Sun Loan team has tips to help you avoid the headache that comes with holiday travel. Trust us when we say these tips will help turn it from Grinch to great!

Holiday travel tips

Use every resource – There’s nothing wrong with needing help planning your trip. Use the internet to plan a route, find places for gas or food along the way, and maybe a bathroom or two for when you really, really, really gotta go!

Make the trip less stressful by including some of our travel tips (link: that work all year long.

We recommend sites like:

Roadtrippers (

Google Maps (

 Pack light – Pack smarter by only bringing what you really need. If you need multiple pairs of clothing, try to think of ways to mix and match outfits to stretch the number of times you wear them. Remember that you’ll want to save room for all the things grandma is going to give you to bring back. Right?

Travel survival kit – Everyone needs a travel survival kit, especially with kids. Consider these items to help keep them busy on the long trip:

  • Snacks
  • Band-aids
  • Earbuds
  • Coloring book
  • Flashcards
  • Hand sanitizer

These are just a few tips you can use to make holiday travel easy. Our entire Sun Loan team is here for you, especially if you need money to make your trip possible. Find a location ( closest to get started on a loan.