A great article with top holiday travel tips by The Points Guy. From arriving early, to knowing the TSA rules for holiday items, to essential items to bring onboard with you. Even a clever way to lounge around without having status with an airline.

Oh, and holiday travel tip # 4 goes to LugLess; shipping holiday presents vs. checking them with an airline.

Consider shipping your stockings. While strategically checking or carrying on a bag will work in most cases, there are circumstances where shipping packages to your final destination can be even easier — and sometimes, cheaper. If checking your bags would subject you to oversized baggage fees, then shipping can be a smart decision. Try the site LugLess to price out and purchase shipping for your belongings (or presents), whether you want DIY drop-off or doorstep pickup and delivery.

Read the full article, here.