4 Great Travel Tips That Will Save You Trouble

Whether you are a seasoned world traveler or you are simply a tourist with an urge to see the world, you’ll find that travel can be as fascinating as it is troublesome. Make sure that you keep these travel tips in mind as you wander!


PassportPhotocopy Everything

If you are leaving the country, you will find that it is always a good idea to have proof of who you are on you at all times. However, given that travel documents are hot commodities on the black market, you may not always want to have the papers themselves on you. This is where photocopies come in. Leave the real deal in the hotel’s safe and bring the paper copies instead.


Carry a Cardhello

If you are going somewhere where you do not understand the language, it is a great idea to make sure that you have a card with a lot of the things you need to say on them. For example, if you are a vegetarian, it helps to have a card on you that reads, “I do not eat meat. Please bring me something with no meat in it” written in the local language. Then you can offer the card to people who are waiting on you and make sure that your needs are met.


PhoneGet a Local Smartphone

One of the last things that you want is to be abroad and to come home to monstrous roaming charges. Given the way that the billing works, you may find that your charges can add up to hundreds, if not thousands of dollars! One way to get around this issue is to look into getting a smartphone when you make it to your destination. Smartphones that are rented or leased to travelers can be amazingly inexpensive, and it can keep you feeling safe when you are seeing the world.


hotballoonTravel Off-Season

If you can handle it, travel when the other tourists aren’t. While Paris in springtime is beautiful, there are few who doubt that this amazing city is also beautiful in fall and winter too! This can help prevent you from spending an arm and a leg to see some amazing sites only to find that they are too crowded to enjoy.

When you are traveling, also remember to check those reviews. Good travel reviews are worth their weight in gold, and they can prepare you in a way that general tips can’t. Every location on this planet is different, so get the inside scoop, and make sure that you are in good shape!

More safety travelling ideas by Alain Fanaie.


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