How to Plan a Trip During the Holiday Season (or Not)

Available for Interviews:  Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott is an author, advocate, and journalist. He writes six weekly columns about customer service, with a special emphasis on travel and technology. His work reaches more than 10 million readers a week. You
have likely read his work in USA Today or Forbes.

What Travel Expert and Consumer Advocate, Christopher Elliot,
could say about traveling during this year’s holiday season:

“Want to plan a trip for the holidays?
Prepare yourself—because this holiday travel season will be like none other in recent memory.”  –Chris Elliott

In my latest blog at I’ll help scent-sensitive travelers prepare and cope with potent products that may irritate or cause physical problems for them.

Some talking points on the topic of 2020 holiday travel:
      • How this year’s holiday travel plans will bring challenges for all?
      • Because traveling will be down, so will prices—where are the best opportunities to save?
      • What areas of the travel industry will see an increase in prices?
      • What is of most concern for people who may be in the highest risk category?
      • Why are travelers booking last minute?
      • Where will most people be traveling over the next few months?
      • How can mitigate the health risks of traveling during the second wave of COVID?
      • How doing your research leave you better prepared and enable you to have the most enjoyable and safe holiday season.

Read Christopher Elliott’s full story here:

How to Plan a Trip for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s (or Not)

Don’t be afraid to postpone. It’s still dangerous out there, so if you’re concerned about getting infected, it’s best to wait until 2021. There’s no shame in waiting.


Interview: Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott, author of two books which are practical guides that help people make smarter purchases: How To Be The World’s Smartest Traveler (And Save Time, Money and Hassle) (National Geographic) and Scammed: How to Save Your Money and Find Better Service in a World of Schemes, Swindles, and Shady Deals (Wiley). He founded two nonprofit organizations for consumers. Elliott Advocacy is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers people to solve their problems and helps those who can’t. helps readers through direct advocacy, journalism on an ad-free website and maintaining the largest database of executive contact information on the Internet. He also co-founded Travelers United, a nonprofit organization that works in Washington to help travelers. Elliott also writes six weekly columns that have a combined reach of 10 million readers, including The Washington Post, USA Today, and Forbes, and his articles can be seen in newspapers and magazines across the country.

In addition to being a nationally-recognized expert on customer service, Elliott is an inveterate traveler. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, photography, and scuba diving. His weekly family travel column for USA Today chronicles his never-ending journey around the world with his three children. Elliott is based in Prescott, Arizona.


Jo Allison
Managing Editor
Director of Public Relations
Success In Media, Inc.

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