How much about traveling are you aware of? Do you have a personal travel plan? If you do have an awesome plan, do you want to make it even more awesome? Have you planned for worst case scenarios? If you cannot answer these questions confidently, look at the tips below.
It is important to keep a photograph of your child on you, in case they wander away. Losing your child can be a scary prospect. Sometimes these kinds of things happen. Having a photo on you to share with authorities could mean the difference in whether or not your child is found quickly.
IF you are in a foreign city, make sure that you are not dealing with people posing as police or other officials. Keep your passport on you at all times, and do not hand it over to anyone. If they want to take you in for questioning, insist on walking. In order to stay safe, never ride in a car with someone you don’t know.
Prepare ahead of time if you’ll be traveling by airplane. Remember that it’s easy to hit traffic on the way to the airport, especially if it’s in a big city. You should have all of your luggage packed up and ready to go on the evening before you leave for your trip. Prepare yourself well before the flight. There is little else that could be worse than not making your flight.
When flying on a plane, you should plan ahead because an airline won’t always be able to meet your basic needs, even when the flight lasts for many hours. If you really need headphones, a blanket and a pillow to be comfortable while flying, you should bring your own on board with you. Additionally, it is a good idea to bring something to snack on.
Amusements parks and other attractions have options of printing tickets out online before you leave for your destination. The often nominal purchase fee is usually well worth the time saved, when you are able to skip the long lines at the ticket office. If the park uses a timed entry system, you won’t need to wait in line to enter, either.
Trying getting in a big workout before you board the plane. Long flights are hard on your body. Sitting for an excessive amount of time can cause your back and legs to cramp. Getting a good workout or stretch in before your flight can leave you feeling relaxed and reduce the chances of your body stiffening during your flight.
Find out as soon as possible whether you require a visa to enter the country you are travelling to. Because visas may take a while to be approved, apply for one long in advance of travel. You will face serious problems and delays when you do not have the necessary visa for the country you are visiting.
Make sure to tip the bell station and the housekeeper appropriately. People generally recommend a buck per bag for the bellhop and $2-5 per day for the maid. You will have a better relationship with them when you are staying at the hotel.
Do you feel better educated on travel now? Are you thinking of things that you need to add to your travel plans? Do you now have wiggle room to add things to your adventure? Are you prepared for unknown circumstances and emergencies now? Having read the preceding tips, your answer to these questions should be a resounding “yes!”