By Gabrielle Blitz
Updated: February 02, 2017

In need of some sun and sand this holiday? We're discussing the best beach retreats, last-minute winter getaways, and tips on getting affordable airfare and hotel deals during the holidays this Wednesday, November 20th from 2-3pm EDT.

Ask our panel of experts for their advice on the best warm winter getaways!

The Host:

Jacqueline Gifford, Senior Editor, @jacquigiff

The Panelists:

Star Clippers, Fully-rigged sailing ships, @starclippers

Coastal Living Magazine, @coastalliving

FlipKey, Vacation rental marketplace, @FlipKey

Viator Travel, Tours and trip activities, @ViatorTravel

Tom Austin, T+L contributing editor, @TomAustin__

The New Potato, Food and lifestyle site, @TheNewPotato

Beth Jenkins, T+L A-List Travel Agent, @BethVoyage

Maui Jim, Premium polarized sunglasses, @OfficialMauiJim

Sibarth Villas, Luxury villa rentals, @SIBARTH

How does it work?

1. Log in to Twitter before the chat starts at 2pm ET and be sure to follow @TravlandLeisure.

2. Head over to to follow the chat in real time. You can log-in using your Twitter account. 

3. Remember to always add the hashtag #TL_Chat to your tweets—however, if you're in the twubs chatroom it will be added automatically (note for character spacing purposes). 

4. We'll pulse out some questions for our expert panel to answer, but feel free to post your own responses. Or ask questions of your own. 

All tweets are subject to our social media terms and conditions and may be used in any and all media including editorial. See full social media terms and conditions.

Gabrielle Blitz is the Associate Social Media Editor at Travel + Leisure.