Ways To Travel Off The Beaten Path

Planning A Trip? These Travel Tips Can Make Your Life Easier Making the most of every trip that you take is how you get your money's worth. This article will give you all sorts of tip and ideas on how to make your vacation more enjoyable than ever. Just sit back and enjoy it. Take a translation tool when traveling to a country that doesn't speak your native language. This can be in the form of a book or a phone application. While you might find that a lot of people speak English in large cities, it may be quite different in small towns or rural areas. Attempting to speak in the language of the country is really appreciated by the citizens. Having an emergency road kit can save your vacation. If you plan on traveling to your vacation destination by car, it is crucial to be prepared in case of emergency. At a minimum road kit should contain first-aid supplies, road flares, water, jumper cables and a flashlight. Having one on hand can make dealing with small problems a snap, and could potentially save your life in a serious accident. When you travel, it's important to stop for the cheese as well as the big-time monuments. What that means is this: Go to Mt. Rushmore, sure. But first, you need to stop at the Jolly Green Giant Statue in Minnesota and get your picture taken. You need to actually go see the Corn Palace inMitchell and SD, and Wall Drug. These places are kitschy, and that's exactly why they're essential. America is both a place of great beauty and great silliness, and both should be celebrated by the traveler. If you are traveling in a poorer country, consider purchasing a large woven sack, like the type used to transport potatoes or other vegetables. Put your bag into this sack, and it is protected frombugs and dust, and moisture. It also nicely camouflages your possesions against thieves, as they will see a bag of farm goods instead of a tourist's bag. During your trip if you're staying at many different hotels, you can rest assured there is an easy and cost effective gift you can give your friends as a souvenir. Collect all of the little samples such as shampoos, body washes, body coffee and lotions packets that hotels give out, put them in a basket and give them away as gifts to your friends. It makes a nice gift because it gives a taste of culture from different hotels and is cost effective to you for making a friendly gesture. Take the first travel photo" of your luggage. Take a picture of it before you turn it over to the airline if you do end up checking your luggage. In case of a problem, this will document what the luggage looks like and its condition when you left it. Also keep your baggage claim ticket in a safe place or snap a picture of it, too, so you have all the information necessary in the event that your luggage is lost. Save money on your travel plans by researching what other travelers are paying for similar trips. There are websites that allow you to input your route and then show you the average prices for airfare, in the month that you are traveling. Some sites will also display the best deals that other users found in the past few days. At the very least, you will get a good idea of what you should be paying. When staying at a hotel, remove the top quilt or comforter from the bed. Often, housekeeping is not responsible for washing the top comforter, which means it can be harboring dirt, bedbugs, or other remnants of other guests. If there is a spare blanket in the closet, use that one instead. Camping is a great way to see the country, or even the world, on a budget. Instead of springing for expensive hotels, look for camping sites along the way of your trip. Many of them have amenities like plumbed showers and bathrooms. If staying in a hotel, you can even avoid having to cook by continuing to eat out, as you would. If you're packing your laptop for work or recreation while you travel, bring along an A.V. cable as well. Many hotels offer both free high speed Internet and a large HDTV in your room. If you've got an A.V. cable, you can plug your computer right into the HDTV and view your online content right on the large screen. Try downloading apps such as GasBuddy so you can look up what gas stations have the cheaper prices before you get into town if you are traveling road-trip style and you have a smart phone. Spending 10-11 cents more per gallon can add up to quite a lot of extra cash that you could be spending elsewhere. Taking sleeping pills will help you get through a long flight. For many, sleeping on a noisy and uncomfortable airplane can be difficult. Get your doctor to prescribe sleeping medicine to get you through your flight if you have anxiety about flying. Don't have the pill before the plane takes off, as a delay or problem may require that the plane returns. Make sure to brush your pet before getting into the car if you are traveling with dogs. This will help to minimize the amount of hair that you have to deal with. Also, try to plan ahead by figuring out a few places to stop for potty breaks. Your dog will need to stretch and relieve himself every couple of hours. Adjust to a new time zone faster by spending time in the sun. When you arrive at your destination, try to get plenty of sun exposure on your first and second days. This will help "set" your circadian rhythm to be in line with the local time zone and help you get over jet lag faster. Remember that it's not necessary to pack every piece of baby equipment if you're traveling with an infant. If you ask, most hotels will lend you a portable crib. Almost every restaurant that is child friendly has high chairs available. Packing a million pieces of equipment is cumbersome and heavy. Pack only the essentials and you'll enjoy your trip more. Exchange your money at your bank before you leave for your trip. Large financial institutions often have the best exchange rates, and changing your money before you arrive ensures you can avoid long lines at the airport currency exchange or even worse, being left at the mercy of less-scrupulous exchanges which prey on travelers who need local currency fast. Take a bike with you if you are traveling in a car. A bike will help you get exercise after a long day in the car, and it can also help you learn a little about the place that you are in. You will also be able to see more local landmarks than you would have in the car. If possible, try to fit the bike in your trunk. A great traveling tip that can save you a lot of money is to write to people when you're going on a cruise. 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