Don’t Leave Home Without This Handy Travel Article!

Even for someone who travels often, going to a new place can be nerve-wracking and exciting all at once. Before you get your flights booked and bags packed, take a minute to read through the following tips to help you minimize travel stress and maximize your vacation enjoyment.

Leave all unnecessary valuables at home. The more you take with you, the higher your chances of losing the items. Even worse, they could be stolen.

Use a list to help you pack your essentials. Well in advance, you need to craft a clear list of everything that you are going to need. However, even when packing at the very last second, this list will assist you in staying organized, and you can avoid any excess clutter.

When traveling abroad, be on the lookout for criminals who may be posing as law or government officials. You should never give anyone your original passport no matter who they purport to be, or you could end up stranded in a strange land. If you are asked to go to an office with them, walk. Always use common sense and never accept a ride from a stranger.

Take some clothespins along with you on your trips. They can be a useful item when you go on a trip, even though they are not something someone thinks to bring with them.

You can find great vistas and unique vegetation in the desert. Most people find themselves struck by the quiet majesty of a desert, even though visiting a desert does not sound like much fun.

Stores tend to overcharge for these items, and the space saved is minimal, so save the money. Try to find a better and more space efficient way to pack your clothes. A packing plan could save you serious space in your luggage.

These products are overpriced and the space saved is not worth it. Try rolling shirts instead of folding them to save room and lessen the chance of wrinkles. Following these tips can help you find even more room in your bags.

When you begin planning your travel, check with major airlines to see if they offer e-newsletters. These e-newsletters usually provide you with the opportunity to take advantage of money-saving bargains, such as last-minute offers, select discounts and other exclusive deals. Once you have completed your travel, you will probably want to unsubscribe to these e-newsletters as they may clutter you inbox. However, the savings you may receive will far outweigh any clutter.

Try to get a hotel room on one of the upper floors. It may not seem like a real issue, but thieves can access ground-floor rooms quite easily. If possible, request a room without sliding doors for security purposes. It is less difficult to enter through sliding doors than other ones.

Traveling is often times something that people want to do at some point. With some preparation, your travel plans should be a little easier. You should be equipped to deal with many of the difficulties. Follow our tips and you just might improve your next travel experience!

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  • Antwan Kleven 20th November 2013 at 1:50 pm

    Hello everyone,
    Lately I have been thinking about getting 2 young rats, a male and a female, but get them spayed/neutered.
    I am 17 and I stay at my boyfriends house at least 5 days a week, so if I did get them I wouldn’t be around very often and that’s what I really don’t want to happen.
    So me and my boyfriend decided that, after they get used to us, if the rats aren’t too fussed with traveling then we could both have cages and take them to each others place sometimes.
    We wouldn’t move them around much, they would be at my boyfriends place almost all the time and would go back to my place once or twice every 3 weeks.
    He only lives 1 train stop away so it doesn’t take very long to get to each other.

    So my question is, would it be okay to take my rats with me?
    I will wait till they are very comfortable and trust us, then I’d move onto the next step and get them used to the rat carrier, only putting them in for a certain amount of time and gradually extending the time. Then I’d start taking them outside in the carrier for a few minutes then gradually take longer until they are completely fine with it. If they never warm up to the idea then I will just keep them at mine and stay there a lot more.

    Be honest if you think this is a bad idea, I just really need answers.

    Thank you in advance for any help 🙂

  • Elly Debiasio 25th November 2013 at 6:12 am

    I am looking at planning a holiday in the late summer next year for myself, my partner and our baby. Traveling from the UK. Our baby is expected Nov this year so I wondered if anyone has any experience to suggest if Florence is a good idea, or not. Or any suggestions of European trips which would suit if not this? Thanks in advance.

  • Clarissa Roets 26th November 2013 at 4:48 am

    I am unable to take a stress test on the treadmill. I have lung and asthma problems. What reactions should I expect from the chemical stress test?

  • Lauran Edmund 27th November 2013 at 9:30 am

    That is what I want to do. I want to travel all over the world, to each state and to each country. Where I could have some time to enjoy myself while I was away too. Which careers/jobs would allow me to reach my goal?

  • Brent Filbrardt 29th November 2013 at 4:09 pm

    I’m a mid career professional with oilfield experience. I recently quit a good job in Houston because of excesive traveling, stress and not doing what I love to do at work. I accepted a job in the electronics industry in Atlanta, where familiy and most friends live. It took me a long time to find this new job because of Atlanta’s weak job market. I make 20% less money in this new job, long-term prospects and opportunities for growth are not so promissing, but this new job has much less stress, less traveling, more time to spend with family and doing what I like in my field. I’ve been here 6 months only. I continue to worry about the more money and benefits I could make in Houston’s oilfield industry, where the job market is really good. Anyway, should I try to return to the oilfield industry looking for a better pay, better prospects but being away from friends, close relatives and knowing that this industry can bust again? or should I stay in my new low-stress job making less? Thanks!

  • Eveline Miessner 1st December 2013 at 1:37 pm

    I was wondering if its good for a pet Kingsnake to be able to travel long distances? Is travelling by car, plane, train, boat for long hours healthy for them? What if its done a couple of times during the year? And moving countries, altitudes, weather, and so forth?

  • Lavern Latouf 3rd December 2013 at 2:29 am

    The said hardware that I’m talking about is Deep Cool Iceedge 400xt cpu cooler and Sapphire Hd6790 graphics card attached to asus p8z68 mATX mobo. I’m worried if the unwanted vibrations created if I’m on travel with my rig will cause damage to my motherboard.