Five Reasons to Take Christmas on the Road

November 26th, 2022 Josh Hatter
Christmas Holiday Vacation

This holiday season is undoubtedly one to celebrate. Many of us have missed out on time with family and friends over the past few years due to the pandemic. With a renewed sense of freedom in our souls, there are many reasons to take Christmas on the road to find adventure. These are just five reasons that our property management company in Charleston, SC thinks this Christmas is time to head out!

Invest in Experiences Instead of Things

If there is one thing that we should have all learned from the pandemic it is that you can’t buy love, time together, or health. What is really important has never been what’s wrapped beneath the Christmas tree. The true gift of Christmas is found in creating lasting memories for us to carry for as long as we occupy this earth. Instead of buying another electronic gadget that no one needs, sink your Christmas spending budget into a destination for everyone to enjoy!

Put Screen Time Away

Christmas vacation is supposed to be a time when we all enjoy some much-needed time away, but unfortunately, most of us spend a lot of the time in front of screens. This year, commit to making some real memories and reconnecting on a personal level. Set your phones to Do Not Disturb, play some road games, and hit the beach for some fun and sun. You can’t buy love and wrap it, but you can share it with those that you love.

Find the Wonderment of Christmas Again

Remember when you were a little kid the excitement that you used to feel getting ready for Santa to come? You can find that excitement again by preparing for an exotic vacation away. Think about ten minutes after Christmas morning commences: all that’s left is ripped-up paper and unhappy, cranky kids. Imagine if you take those kids away for the holidays and wake up with sand and a bucket and pail on a wonderfully relaxing beach.

Let Someone Else Do the Hard Work

If you plan your holidays away, then you can skip the decorating. Since you aren’t going to be around over Christmas, it doesn’t make much sense to drag out all the boxes of holiday decor. Let the Christmas festivities be someone else’s problem this year, and leave your responsibilities behind. If anyone deserves a break, it’s you. Plus, you won’t have to spend your New Year taking it all back down and packing it away.

Stop Worrying About the “Show”

A lot of the things we do as adults are all for the show of it. Christmas is a holiday tradition and it is an amazing one, but you are entitled to take a year off and not have to do it for everyone else. When you head out on vacation, you not only don’t have to decorate; you don’t have to spend your day and night being a chef, waitress, or busperson. You can make reservations at a hotel on the beach and not worry about a thing from Christmas to New Year.

Christmas is approaching – what if this year you just threw caution to the wind and decided that it was your year to treat yourself to a holiday vacation? Leave the cooking, cleaning, decorating, stuffing stockings, shopping, and entertaining, and everything else behind you and hit the road for your holiday vacation. At CVP, we are the property management group that has a perfect way for you to escape the holiday chaos and bury your feet and head in the sand. This Christmas is all about sunshine and saltwater, or at least it can be. Contact us to book your holiday vacation stay away today!

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Josh Hatter

By: Josh Hatter

Josh Hatter moved to Charleston from the Washington, DC area in 1999 to complete a Business Administration degree at the College of Charleston. He graduated from the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina with an MBA in 2010.

After spending nearly 20 years of his professional career growing businesses primarily supporting the US Navy, he decided to rent a single bedroom out of his home in 2016. Since that single bedroom nearly 6 years ago, he has grown his portfolio into several businesses owning investment short-term rentals both alone and with partners, as well as managing a portfolio of nearly 100 bedrooms for clients to help them meet their long-term investment property goals.

He loves supporting his clients, growing their investments and hosting thousands of guests as they visit Charleston through his property management company, Coastal Vacation Properties.