‘Tis the SeaSon for holiday cheer, spending time with loved ones and, in a lot of cases, traveling. Whether you’re flying, driving or sailing on your journey, a holiday travel playlist is a must! Here is a mix of classic and modern holiday favorites to keep you jingling all the way to your destination.
1. “Please Come Home for Christmas” – The Eagles
After Jimmy Buffett and the Eagles shared the stage at several tour stops this year, this Eagles hit made it top on our list.
2. “Happy XMas (War is Over)” – John Lennon
Spread the feeling of peace, love and joy with this holiday hit.
3. “Mistletoe” – Justin Bieber
A modern take on the holiday season, this upbeat tune is catchy enough to fit in with the rest of your traditional Christmas music.
4. “Ho Ho Ho and a Bottle of Rum” – Jimmy Buffett
Who said Christmas music couldn’t consist of steel drums?
5. “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” – Andy Williams
A true classic that will never get old.
6. “All I Want For Christmas Is You” – Mariah Carey
As one of the best-selling singles of all-time, this romantic Christmas hit had to make the list.
7. “Christmas Island” – Jimmy Buffett
Escape to paradise where you can hang your stocking on a great big coconut tree…
8. “It’s Beginning To Look A lot Like Christmas” – Michael Bublé’
This is one of the first songs to break out this holiday season as it begins to look more and more like Christmas morning.
9. “Mele Kalikimaka” – Jimmy Buffett
Celebrate Christmas Hawaiian style with one of our favorite Jimmy renditions. Did you know December 25th is also Jimmy Buffett’s birthday?
10. “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” – Bruce Springsteen
The playlist wouldn’t be complete without old Saint Nick!
11. “Feliz Navidad” – Jose Feliciano
A Spanish classic wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a happy, prosperous year.
12. “All I Want For Christmas Is A Real Good Tan” – Kenny Chesney
Put that on your wish list, Kenny! A fun, southern, non-traditional holiday song to mix things up a bit.
13. “Christmas in the Caribbean” – Jimmy Buffett
Not enough air miles to actually vacation this holiday? Jimmy has you covered!
14. “Blue Christmas” – Elvis Presley
Don’t let this tune get you down… We couldn’t resist adding Elvis’s Christmas classic to the list.
15. “Baby It’s Cold Outside” – Jimmy Buffett
Enjoy Jimmy’s fun twist on a classic song.
16. “White Christmas” – One Republic
Here’s a brand new, modern spin on a classic song. It’s sure to become a holiday favorite.
17. “Last Christmas” – Wham!
Add the classic hit to your playlist with remakes by several artists including Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and more.
18. “A Sailor’s Christmas” – Jimmy Buffett
If you’re sailing to your destination, this song is for you!
19. “Chestnuts Roasting On an Open Fire (The Christmas Song)” – Nat King Cole!
Another classic and no one can resist singing along to the song you’re sure to know all the lyrics to!
20. “A Marshmallow World” – Dean Martin
This song is an oldie but a goodie. As the snow begins to fall, look out onto the marshmallow world (but also keep your eyes on the road!)