Summer is just around the corner and so many folks would love to go on that vacation they’ve had in mind since the beginning of the year.
Who wouldn’t want to enjoy quality relaxation, a time to be pampered and create beautiful memories? Isn’t it the whole point of working so hard to earn money?
This post will give you a detailed guide on how to prepare for that vacation whether it’s overseas or states within your local country
MAKE RESEARCH ABOUT YOUR DESTINATION
Yes! This is very important, before taking that trip to ensure you do thorough research about your holiday destination to confirm it is not a war zone or a high-risk disease country/state especially covid (if you experience the lockdown you would know what I mean).
Taking a vacation is all about relaxation time and your safety is s priority. While planning your trip make use of the internet to check out reviews of your possible reservations/ hotels and, learn about the places and, their customs
so you won’t have a problem trying to blend in. It would be easy and you won’t have that awkward ‘I am a tourist look’ that could make you susceptible prey to criminals who confront tourists.
KEEP VALUABLES SAFE
While on transit it is advisable to keep important things like money, passport, cosmetics jewelry, and Medications such as inhalers, and allergy pills/shots with you. All these should be kept in hand luggage or a portable tote bag you can hang over your shoulder.
This makes it easier to find them in cases of emergency and also reduces the incidence of getting them misplaced.
TAKE ONLY WHAT IS NEEDED
Most people have issues with packing especially first-time travelers. Some often pack spontaneously taking far more than is necessary. Be moderate and cautious when packing. While it’s advisable to pack meticulously taking only what is needed, still carry along a couple of alternatives in case of a wardrobe malfunction. This tip must adhere to first-time travelers. because it helps to reduce the cost of gage the airport thereby saving a lot much money on a simple trip.
Be mindful of the way you drink or smoke when on a trip lest you lose a grip of reality in an unfamiliar environment and with unfamiliar people. Don’t just randomly try new drinks, smoke,e or ingest drugs with people you barely know. There’ve been incidences where tourists go missing and later if found had gone through terrible ordeals or some have consciously divulged personal information.
PREPARE FOR THE WORST
This particular tip can not over emphasized should always be spare cash on you. One interesting hack some people use is to put some bills in each pocket of their pants or shorts folded in their luggage box. In an unfortunate case where you get robbed of your tote bag or purse which contains your cash or credit card, you won’t be stranded because you have backup cash stashed somewhere same should be done for your documents, have duplicate copies made in case of an emergency.
Also, it is advisable to have travel insurance before making trips especially overseas. Travel insurance is a type of insurance that covers the costs and losses associated with traveling. It is useful protection for those traveling domestically or abroad.
HAVE A COPY OF YOUR ITINERARY WITH A TRUSTED FRIEND OR FAMILY
This is also as important as having travel insurance. An Itinerary means the route of a proposed journey, it is simply called a travel plan or program. Apart from arrival and departure points/times and check-in/check-out time, a tourist itinerary provides a reference for the tourist to follow during his travel, such as points of halt, hotel, timis takenkenen between two locations, food plans, activities, and sights to see.
You might be questioning why you should send a copy of your itinerary home or to a trusted friend.
Yes, this can ifeifgo south, you’ll have someone who can act immediately or even attempt to locate you.