The early bird beats the jam

No place like hometown: Hairun Ahmad placing luggage into the family car as they prepare to go back to their hometown in Muar from Kuala Lumpur. — AZHAR MAHFOF/The Star

PETALING JAYA: With Hari Raya fast approaching and the roads expected to be jammed with cars, some city dwellers have already started leaving for their hometowns to avoid the gridlock.

From planning to leave as early as possible to preparing for the worst traffic by ensuring enough sleep and munchies to stay energetic, Malaysians are set for the biggest festive celebration in the country.

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