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5 epic ways to make your holiday season fun with TV-Internet Combos

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The much-awaited holiday season is finally here. Where some people are super hyped up about celebrations and festivities other find it boring as they think there is not a lot to do at this time of the year. The lack of productivity is what makes them lose interest in holidays.

Well not anymore. We are going to tell you how you can make your holiday season more fun with internet and TV combos. So get ready to make your holiday season worth remembering with the little help from your TV and internet services:

Watch holiday special movies and shows

If your holiday tradition is gathering the family around the TV and watching a movie or TV show together then get ready. Make popcorns. Get your hot chocolate ready. Put on some candles, get inside your cozy blankets, and put on your favorite holiday movie or TV show. The holiday season is all about spending time with your family and what’s better than watching a good show or Christmas special movie together?

If you’re lucky enough to have Spectrum Select as your TV package then you don’t have to worry about where to choose movies and shows from. You’ll have 125+ channels and the option to pick from thousands of on-demand titles. So pick an iconic holiday movie like Home Alone, Santa Clause is coming to town, It’s a Wonderful life, or Jack Frost and make this time worth your while.

Send Virtual Greetings

Get in the holiday spirits by sharing and spreading love, peace, and greetings. Internet is full of creative ideas. You can pick a variety of greeting cards from Pinterest, make your customized greeting e-cards, and email or WhatsApp it to your friends and family. You can add a small note for a personalized touch too.

You can also send virtual greetings through social media. Create heartwarming Instagram posts, write poems in the caption or about your memorable experience with someone and add a picture or video of you two from the past. Make it even better with Snapchat by taking a picture or making a short video in which you can send your greetings in real-time. The best part about virtual greetings is that they get sent in no time (depending on how good your internet connection is).

Avail amazing holiday season online sales

Almost all big brands and retailers are generous enough to put huge sales during the holiday season. These sales begin from Thanksgiving goes on to Cyber Monday and then come again near Christmas. Get the max benefit out of these sales. Avail of amazing discounts offered by the biggest E-stores like Amazon, Walmart, and Bestbuy, etc.

Shopping online is so much more convenient than going to real physical stores. You don’t have to rush to get the best bargains, do not have to worry about the opening and closing time of the stores, take your time to select and compare prices offered by different retailers, and a lot more. The only thing you have to take care of while you’re doing your holiday special online shopping is to protect yourself from scammers and fraudsters.

Try to buy from authentic stores, do not trust suspicious websites and pages. Take care of your bank and financial information and you can have the best holiday shopping experience of your life.

Video call distant loved ones

We know the lockdown and quarantine restrictions are still not lifted completely from traveling, due to this many people can’t spend these holidays with their loved ones. But don’t let this make you sad, technology has got your back!

You can still connect with your loved ones living far off through the help of video calls. Video conferencing tools like Skype, Zoom and Google Hangouts support convenient group calls with crystal clear sound and video quality. Make sure your internet connection is good enough to support easy video calling too. If it does then you can truly feel the presence of your loved one who couldn’t make it physically to your holiday parties.

Make a holiday special playlist

You still haven’t made a holiday special playlist for your Christmas and New Year Party? You’re missing out on some huge fun if you’re still sleeping on a playlist and amazing music. Open your Spotify account and gather ideas from other people’s playlists. You can also check YouTube playlists or create one with your favorite musical numbers.

Don’t forget to add iconic hits like ‘All I want for Christmas is you’ by Mariah Carey, ‘Christmas Lights’ by Cold Play, and ‘Santa Tell Me’ by Ariana Grande to your playlist. These dance-worthy numbers can make your party a hundred times better.

Wrapping it up

With TV and the internet, there is no chance of getting even a single boring second during the holiday season. One should only know how to use these two in the best ways. With a great TV package like Spectrum Select, you can have a variety of channels to watch. Enjoy your favorite TV shows, entertainment channels, sports, and whatnot. You can even bundle up your package and get internet from the same provider to access all the amusing online activities to make your holidays more fun.

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Christopher Stern
Christopher Stern is a Washington-based reporter. Chris spent many years covering tech policy as a business reporter for renowned publications. He has extensive experience covering Congress, the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, and other federal agencies. He is a graduate of Middlebury College. Email:[email protected]

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