Successfull travel is not just cheap plane tickets

Written by Kerry Emrich

Planning ahead when traveling can save you so much time. Simple things such as trying to find cheap plane tickets is obvious, but researching your selected place of travel isrepparttar most important thing you can do to ensure a fantastic holiday or business trip.

Making a list and checking it twice. Decide before you start to pack what you will actually need to take with you. A good place to start is to think of allrepparttar 141673 things you wish you had brought on previous trips. Sit down for a minute and imagine you are already at your destination, try to think hard about what you will need. Don not forget to review your list after you have packed and check offrepparttar 141674 items you have packed.

Try a new way to pack. Sometimes you can fit more clothes in if you roll them up. Do not forget to fold your clothes in half first so thatrepparttar 141675 creases will stayrepparttar 141676 same.

Researchrepparttar 141677 country andrepparttar 141678 city you are going to. South Korea is a good example, It is ok for women to smoke in public inrepparttar 141679 capital city of Seoul, but if you travel out torepparttar 141680 small towns it is frowned upon. Find out aboutrepparttar 141681 customs such as tipping. In Most Asian countries tipping is not required, although if you stay at a western hotel it is still recommended.

Successfull travel is not just cheap plane tickets - Part 2

Written by Kerry Emrich

When traveling abroad proper planning is more important than just looking for cheap plane tickets. An hour spent in planning can save so much time and frustration when you arrive at your destination. Here are some great travel tips to help you on your journey

Learn aboutrepparttar water supply inrepparttar 141672 country or city you are visiting. Many countries have tap water that is only safe to drink if you boil it first, it is still save for washing in. You may want to take a plastic water bottle from home for your day trips as most western style hotels have there own filter system and you can save money on buying bottled water.

Plan out your colors well. Make sure you pack outfits that match each other. This will save yourepparttar 141673 trouble caused when you arrive and find out you have packed jeans and dress shirts, or you have ski boots but no gloves.

Pack forrepparttar 141674 climate ofrepparttar 141675 country you are visiting. Remember that Australia has there winter atrepparttar 141676 same timerepparttar 141677 Americans have there summer. You may also want to check out things likerepparttar 141678 amount of rain in a certain month so you can pack accordingly. Canada is a good example, in winter it may be 70 degrees in Vancouver and 35 degrees in Calgary atrepparttar 141679 same time of day. Do your research.

Shoes, snow boots, or rubber boots. Make sure you find out how much rain or snow will be around when you visitrepparttar 141680 country. You can research this easily online. Nothing is worse than wet or cold feet.

Bring your own toiletries and medicines. Be aware that your prescription drugs may not be easily available inrepparttar 141681 country you are visiting. Also some western products may cost a lot more depending onrepparttar 141682 country you are visiting. Do not forget things like cigarettes as these vary by country and they may not have your brand.

Do you really need to take... if you know you will not use it, do not pack it. Carrying heavy suitcases or backpacks is not only hard onrepparttar 141683 back but slows you down. Pack items you will need quick access to into a good quality backpack.

Carry a backpack. Pack allrepparttar 141684 items you really need into a backpack, items such as prescription medications, rain coat, gloves, water, camera, extra money will be easy to reach. A backpack also makes it simple to carry around when you are stuck in long custom lines and want a drink of water.

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