Holidays Lounge knows that there are many things that you will have to do if you plan on taking a trip. You will have to take care of the basic needs while traveling. You need to have a way to get to your destination, a place to stay when you get there, and you need to plan the things that you are going to do while you are traveling. These can take a lot of time, and many people turn the Holidays Lounge team to help them with these travel plans. The one thing that you usually do not turn to a professional about is packing.
Holidays Lounge recommends that that is something the individual needs to do on their own.
Holidays Lounge tips for preparing for a trip
#1 Have a list prepared in advance.
#2 Make sure your passports are up to date and not about to expire.
#3 Make sure you bring your medications in your carry-ons and that they are in the original bottles.
#4 Check with your doctor before taking a long trip you may need to be on blood thinners. DVT Deep Vein Thrombosis can be deadly. Use compression socks.
#5 Copy your credit card information on a piece of paper and photocopy your passport and leave it in the hotel safe.
#6 Be Vigilant these are different times walk with eyes open be aware of your surroundings. Avoid areas with no people. Stay in the regions that are more tourist oriented.
#7 Plan your itinerary. Sometimes tickets for events or attractions may be sold out when you arrive
#8 Change your money at a bank ATM located in the arriving airport. This will get you the best exchange rate
Act Like a Professional
If you want to pack well; you need to think as a professional would. You need to be organized in your packing. Holidays Lounge suggests making lists that help you decide what to pack and what not to pack. You need to set times when you will get the job of packing done. You don’t want to rush at the end. The last step of behaving like a seasoned traveler is to check double the work that you have done. This will help avoid you forgetting to pack something that you need and is the final step of planning to travel.
We want you to have many happy journeys and travel safely.