Traveler Tips

Important general tips

  1. Always buy your tickets online because online tickets are cheaper (as it doesn’t include the agent’s commission) and you can easily compare the prices offered by different airlines.
  2. If it’s your first time to a particular country, then cracking a deal with some of the best tourism agents and companies like SOTC, Thomas Cook could be a good idea and in first place you can bargain as well.
  3. Always plan your journey and book tickets months in advance that could save a lot on money.
  4. Never forget to bargain if you carrying extra luggage, although packing less and packing right is highly advisable.
  5. Always read about the weather, history and people of the place you are traveling to that could really make you comfortable.
  6. Possibly, carry along a credit card because most credit card company offers cheap interest rates and easy repayments on international transactions. Make sure with your company about the transaction rate.
  7. Always carry more travelers’ cheque rather than cash money because it is safer and easily exchangeable at most of the banks.
  8. Never forget to carry some cash in case of emergencies they might work your way out
  9. Also, get an insurance done if you going for long vacations because many insurance companies cover theft, minor law breaking and accidents.
  10. Carry regular medicines for cough, cold or fever.

Packing Tips

Let’s have a quick summary of what you should carry. Packing could be the most tedious job of all. But, when your destination is Europe you don’t really have to worry a lot. In short, Pack less and relax. I m sure you want to enjoy more and not sweat most of the time.

  1. Also get the roadmaps and hot destinations flyers and small booklets with you that wont waste time and I am sure you know that time is money.
  2. Always remember to take a camera or a handy cam, for that is what will keep the sweet memories.
  3. The first thing you have to bear in mind is, what time of the year you want to go because most of the countries are cold during winter and most of the people prefer anytime between March and September.
  4. First of all organize your passport, money and all essential documents in a single pouch or bag that you would be carrying on your hand.
  5. Multi-purpose clothing must be a good idea like the ones with many pockets (remember pockets will load off all your worries) and the lower legs can be zipped off.
  6. Also, learn about money stashing in clothes that’s the tip of the day.
  7. Never carry food as it consumes a lot of space, unless you are the cant do without sort of.
  8. Flip-flops and light shoes are best way walking and big boots could do well if you go in mountains
  9. Just carry two-three jeans and a couple of tees, take sample size toiletries like toothpaste, toothbrush, soap etc.
  10. It’s better to carry big rucksacks, those can be mounted on your back and easy to go about.

Never forget about the things back home, always remember things have to be safe back home so if you have someone trusted hire him/her for home sitting. One of most safest idea is leave some or the other lights of your house on ( that’s a million dollar tip). Well that’s most of the thing you need to look for, rest you smart people can work out. I wish you a happy and a safe journey!