The holiday season is the perfect time to go visit friends and family from another city or invite them to come stay with you and your family for a few days. It’s also the perfect time to brush up on our social skills and etiquette. That’s why I’ve decided to make my list of tips about what to do and what not to do in order to be a good guest everybody will be happy to invite one more time. So, if you will be going somewhere soon, read this or forward it if you will be accepting visitors. Here’s 7 tips on how to do things right:
1. Discuss the Details
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Starting the conversation with “We would like to come over for Christmas” is completely fine, as long as you elaborate the “We” part after that. Your host will assume the “We” stands for you, your husband and your kids so if you’re planning on taking your sister, mom or cousin with you, you have to say that and ask your host if he/she is okay with that. When it comes to the number of people that will be joining you in your stay, always be precise and keep your host updated if that number changes.