Tuesday, 1 April 2014

How to Plan Your Trip and Make It Worthwhile

Congratulations! You've just booked yourself to the trip you have been looking forward for the whole year, and we know that there's nothing more exciting than planning the trip you've always wanted. Especially in a midst of a busy schedule where we hardly find time to relax ourselves. It has been a known fact that a nice travel is the best stress-buster, so go ahead and take your time-off to enjoy that trip, you deserve it.

But before you throw your whole closet on that luggage and fly, consider reading these tips we've written for you. It's a special trip after all, and you don't want to regret spending time and money for a travel that is going to be not-so-worthy.

• Get to know the climate and the weather at the date you will go to stay, having a dozen of sweaters under a sunny weather is a bit frustrating.

• As much as possible do not bring amulets or any religious stuff that won't be needed in your trip anyway. We don't want to offend any locals that may be present at your travel destination.

• Bring a small bag with you whenever you leave the hotel room. That is for the keys, wallet, cell phones and other stuff that you cannot survive a minute without. If you're not used to bringing small bags, better opt for clothing that has enough pockets for your stuff.

• Save the battery of your cell phone by turning it off when you are in a dead spot. This goes especially well if your travel destination is a bit rural and there won't always be a place to charge your cell phone.

• Be "app" and prepared by downloading useful travel applications on your Smartphone before you reach your haven. Location apps and restaurant reviews will be most helpful especially if you are going to be in that area for the first time.

• Know the transportation mode on the area beforehand. You don't want to be riding to a cargo truck to the hotel when you're actually expecting limousine! This is all about being prepared.

• Know the spending details on the area like the exchange rates (if any), the cost of food and toiletries, and the cost of phone calls and text messaging and any other mode of payments accepted in the area particularly on the hotel you are staying.

• If you will be out of your hotel most of the time, its best to ask the hotel admin or receptionist the details like the nearest hospitals, police stations, or other concerned department for your safety. It's the hotel's responsibility to let you know these stuff right after your arrival.

• If internet connection is a necessity for you, ask the hotel if they offer free access or if there is going to be additional charges. In some places, internet access costs a lot.

• Do a little bit of research on your destination by asking some of your friends who have been there or searching the web for reviews and fan pages, they could provide you tips you never expected.

• Be mentally prepared by keeping the purpose of this trip in your mind, always. You deserve this trip so be firm on yourself and remember that this is your time to have fun, so relax and enjoy!

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