So, you’ve decided that you want to travel to Europe within next year. Fantastic! Your trip is sure to be an exciting learning experience. This article will discuss key plans you’ll need to make before traveling to Europe, starting from six months outwards.
Traveling to Europe - Six Months Before You Go
It goes without saying that at this stage of game that you’ll need to pick where you plan on traveling within Europe. Pick up travel brochures, talk to a travel agent specializing in European destinations, speak with friends, and read magazines on subject.
If European destination you’ve chosen to travel to speaks another language that you aren’t familiar with, why not start learning basics of language? Grab a book, take a course, or ask a friend familiar with language and customs to help you out.
Also, you should think about picking up a European travel guide, such as Fodor’s or Lonely Planet. Highlight areas and attractions you’d like to visit.
Traveling to Europe - 3-4 Months Before You Go
Your European travel destination is getting closer. Are you excited yet? Now is time to start with practical planning aspects of your trip. Get a passport now, if you don’t have one already. Shop around for airline tickets, and places to stay. If locale you’ve chosen has a different climate than what you are used to, look for clothing to take along with you – and don’t forget a good pair of walking shoes!
Are there any special festivals, activities or events that will occur while you are traveling to Europe? If so, you’ll need to book now. The larger event, more time in advance you’ll want to make reservations.