Important general tips
o Always buy your tickets online as online tickets are cheaper (as they do not include agent commission) and you can easily compare prices offered by different airlines.
o If this is your first time going to a particular country and then making a deal with some of the top travel agents and companies like SOTC Thomas Cook might be a good idea and in the first place you can also to negotiate.
o Always plan your trip and book your tickets months in advance, which could save you a lot of money.
o Always remember to negotiate if you are carrying extra luggage, although it is strongly recommended that you pack less and pack properly.
o Always read up on the weather, history, and people in the area you are traveling to who could really put you at ease.
o Possibly take a credit card, as most credit card companies offer cheap interest rates and easy refunds on international transactions. Check with your company for the transaction rate.
o Always have more traveller’s checks than cash, as it is more secure and easily redeemable at most banks.
o Never forget to carry cash in case of an emergency, they might get you out
o Also, get insurance if you are going on a long vacation, as many insurance companies cover theft, minor breaches of the law, and accidents.
o Also have regular cough, cold or fever medicine.
o Let’s make a quick summary of what you should wear. Packaging could be the most time-consuming job of all. But, when your destination is Europe, you don’t really have to worry. In short, pack less and relax. I’m sure you want to enjoy more and not sweat most of the time.
o Also get the hot destination road maps and flyers and little booklets with you that won’t waste time and I’m sure you know time is money.
o Never forget to take a camera or a handy camera, as that is what will keep the sweet memories.
o The first thing you need to keep in mind is the time of year you want to travel as most countries are cold in winter and most people prefer any time between March and September.
o First of all, store your passport, money, and all essential documents in a single pocket or bag that you would carry on your hand.
o Versatile clothes should be a good idea, like those with many pockets (remember the pockets will take all your worries away) and the lower legs can be zipped.
o Also learn about storing money in clothes, which is the tip of the day.
o Never carry food as it consumes a lot of space, unless you can do without it.
o Flip flops and light shoes are the best way to walk and chunky boots might do well if you are going to the mountains
o Just carry two to three jeans and a few t-shirts, take sample size toiletries like toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, etc.
o It is best to carry large backpacks, these can be mounted on the back and easy to move.
o Never forget about things at home, always remember things should be safe at home, so if you have someone you trust, hire her for home babysitting. One of the safest ideas is to leave some or all of the lights in your house on (that’s a million dollar tip)
o Well that’s most of the things you should be looking for, rest easy smart people can work.
o I wish you a good trip.