5 Easy Tips for Greener Holiday Travel

Wendy Worrall Redal by Wendy Worrall Redal | November 22nd, 2010 | 1 Comment
topic: Eco Travel, Green Living | tags: airplane, airport shuttle, bus, car, carbon emissions,, carryon, christmas, climate change, CO2, driving, eco transportation, flight, flying, fuel, gas mileage, global-warming, holiday travel, luggage, offsetting, oil, packing, plane, road trip, TerraPass, thanksgiving, train, traveler

Man at the train station

“Over the river and through the woods …”

Chances are, you’ll be traveling this holiday season, whether it’s a road trip to Grandma’s house or a cross-country flight to join relatives around the table for a seasonal feast. Though we all know that travel contributes to a warming climate, none of us is likely to call off the family gathering as a means of reducing C02 emissions.

Lighten Your Load: 8 Tips to Pack Light for Holiday Travel

Wendy Worrall Redal by Wendy Worrall Redal | December 9th, 2009 | No Comments
topic: Eco Travel, Green Living | tags: air travel, baggage, Eco Travel, holiday travel, how to pack light, luggage, packing, packing light, packing tips, packing-light tips, plane travel, travel


In this era of relentless airline cost-cutting, it’s tough enough to fly these days, let alone during the holiday season when long lines, crowded planes and winter weather up the hassle factor. On top of those frustrations, almost every airline has now instituted a checked-bag fee, typically about $20 per bag each way.