Planning for Uncertain Holiday Travel

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This week we’ll discuss ways to save on travel and plan for the unexpected this holiday season.

Topic: Planning for Uncertain Holiday Travel

When: Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion.

The panel will include Leslie H. Tayne, Esq: Founder and Managing Director of Tayne Law Group, P.C. (f/k/a The Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne, P.C.); Beverly HarzogCredit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions We’ll Discuss:

  1. How early should you book travel in an uncertain environment?
  2. How can you protect your holiday travel purchases in the event that you have to make changes?
  3. What can you do to find the best prices for holiday travel at the last minute?
  4. What should you consider before committing to holiday travel?
  5. How can you prepare for the unexpected when traveling for the holidays (like cancelled flights, etc.)?
  6. If you’re driving, how do you plan for increased fuel costs and other expenses?
  7. What are some alternative ways to celebrate the holidays if you are not traveling?
  8. How do you protect your credit while traveling during the holidays?
  9. How do you manage costs for shipping gifts when traveling?
  10. Any final tips for planning for holiday travel in uncertain times?

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