Travel Hacks

How to Start Your Sailing Holiday the Right Way

By MedSailors Crew
on  June 10, 2016

Although a holiday is meant to be the ultimate in relaxation and tranquillity, there is often something of a problem standing between you and your perfect getaway – and that something is the airport.

Seeking relaxation - Sailing in calm seas

It may be true that for some travellers the excitement, hustle and bustle of the airport will be one of the most exciting factors of any vacation, but for others the idea of being trapped in one place for hours on end is something of a nightmare. So if you fall into the latter category, it is worth considering the following in order to make the airport part of your sailing holiday as hassle-free as possible.

It may seem obvious, but setting off in plenty of time to check in is essential. Yes, this means more time at the airport itself, but it means that the journey there will not be fraught with panic and frustration. Arriving with time to spare means you will be in the right mindset to take on anything the airport has to throw at you.

Before you travel, it’s a good idea to check online and see what facilities your point of departure actually provides. This way, you can have a good plan as to how you are going to pass the time when you get there. Having a strategic plan packed with purpose can make the airport wait far more bearable.

Treating the airport like a precursor to the holiday itself, seeing as much as you can whilst you are there and avoiding any stressful situations really can help your vacation get off to the perfect start.

Sailing the Med - Heading inland

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