People tend to panic when the time comes for starting their journey. Be it for work, for sight-seeing or for any other function. Being prepared helps a lot in easing you out. Follow these tips to have a hassle free travelling experience.
1. InsuranceAlways travel with your insurance. Make sure the policy is up to date and keep a note of the policy details. Keep the emergency contact numbers handy.
2. MoneyMake sure you are well aware of the currency of the country you are travelling to. Arrange your finances a week before you are set to start the journey. Keep your credit/debit cards safely and don’t keep all the cards in the same place.
3. Check the weatherDon’t take it for granted. You might take a while to adapt to the climate. Always check the weather forecast of the place you are travelling to. What if there are transitional seasons!
4. Plan the first dayRemember that after reaching you will be tired due to the travel. So, have a plan of how are you going to spend the first day. Check some nearby restaurants so that your food is taken care of.
5. Plan the last dayIt’s not over thinking. It saves you a lot of tension and confusion that prevails on the day you are about to leave. Keep a separate package with your house keys and some cash that you may need upon returning, e.g. for taxis etc. This way you can relax while coming back.
6. Travel appsDownload and install all the apps that you might need, beforehand. This saves you a lot of time that you might have used to run around and find internet connection in a new place. Currency exchange, language translators are some important apps that are necessary while travelling.
7. PhoneCheck the roaming rates and data charges. Research beforehand if you might need a local sim and check your phone’s compatibility with it. This is the only medium that keeps you in touch with your near and dear ones.
Accomplishing a few essential tasks helps in making travelling a relaxing experience. It makes you less confused and more organized. Achieve smooth travelling with proper planning.