Here’s some useful vocabulary for a long weekend:
to drop off – take someone to the airport, station etc.
John dropped Sarah off at the station on his way home.
to see off – to say goodbye to someone at the airport, station etc.
His family saw him off at the airport when he went to study in the United States.
to pick up – to meet someone at the airport, station etc. and take them home, to a hotel etc.
Her husband picked his wife up from the bus station and they went home.
to set off – start a journey
They set off early to miss the morning traffic.
to get away – to go somewhere for a break or a holiday.
We’re going to get away this long weekend. Are you going anywhere?