Is it possible? Traveling without having a care in the world? I mean, there is so much you need to think of when you’re on the go. We do know, you can make things a little easier if you plan a little bit ahead. Here are some useful tips:
- Get the right (travel) insurance
We’ve added this one above all the other tips because once you have this sorted, you know you are covered. You’ll be surprised how many people forget to get the right insurance.
- Create a realistic travel plan
Even if you don’t like planning, it really helps if you have some sort of travel plan set up in your head. This way you get set your limits.
- Bring a credit card and extra debit card
A credit card is great for discounts and rewards on flights and hotels. With every purchase, you earn points and these can run up quite fast! An extra debit card is just a plan B, for if you lose the first one.
- Be flexibel
Things will not always go the way you have planned it. You boat might be canceled due to stormy weather or your favorite hostel/hotel might fully booked. It will happen. Having a flexible approach will help you get through it.
- Pack light and smart
Save you the backache. Seriously, ladies leave your heals at home if you are planning to travel around. Just buy them on the spot.
- Be openminded
If you are traveling to different countries, you’re going to see different cultures, taste different food, meet new people and see things you have never seen before. This can be overwhelming sometimes, so an open mind helps to take it all in.
- Be smart with your spendings
Never go traveling with an empty bank account. Keep an eye out on the latest travel deals like flights and hotels. Do you want to know the best money saving tips while you travel? Check this article.
- Leave something behind
Leave your next of kin (parents, friend) a document with important information such as your first accommodation details.
But most important is, to just go with the flow and always trust your instinct. If you do this, everything will be just fine.
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