Free SMS Travel Tips and journey secrets
Simple tips to follow when you are travelling in Indian and abroad. These tips will help you enjoy your travel to the fullest
Allow for Delays Between Flights. Do not book 2 connecting flights very close to eachother. Allow at least 2 hours to make each connection.
Always separate Ur used clothes from Ur unused clothes. Preferably put them in 2 different bags. This avoids stench from used clothes to go into unused ones.
Ask a doctor to prescribe medicines for common ailments like cough, cold, pain, fever, burns, vomiting, loose motions etc. Take these with U
Avoid carrying Ur valuables on a trip. If u absolutely need to carry them, hide them in the lower sections of Ur bags, so a quick look wont reveal them.
Avoid taking luggage with flashy brand names, as it will make them more attractive to thieves. Do not carry valuables in Ur Luggage.
Carry a list of all your items in your bag, & leave one at home. While packing for home check if U R bringing everything back.
Carry Ur luggage in a bag, whose size will be allowed under the the new more restrictive carry-on size limits. Ensure U lock Ur bags, to avoid theft.
Carry Ur medicines in Ur hand luggage, as it is less likely to get lost. Carry them in their original bottles to help avoid security questions.
Check the weather, so U bring the most appropriate items. Account for seasonal and daily temperature fluctuations. Carry all necessary clothing.
Do a little research B4 U set out. Learn bout the weather & diseases common in that destination. & take necessary precaution.
Do not put all the money U R carrying in 1 place. Distribute it. Cause In case of theft, U will lose only small amts and not all of it.
Don’t put Ur home address on your luggage. It can be ripped off your luggage by a thief who knows where you live n U R away. Put destination address instead.
If an airline loses your Bag, make a claim Before you leave the airport; some Airlines may not honor claims you leave the airport.
If you are travelling in a budget, do consider family-friendly hostels. They provide great service as well.
If you get motion sick easily, you may be more comfortable if you take some sort of motion sickness drug before you fly.
In case Ur Ears pop during a flight, eat a chewing gum. Carry sufficient chewing gums, before boarding the flight.
Know about the food and climate about the place U r gonna visit. Pack accordingly.
Learn about the cost of Local items & carry money accordingly. This will ensure a more economical and enjoyable trip.
Learn Ur destination’s airport code and make sure the correct one gets put on your bag. Label your luggage on both the inside and outside of Ur bags.
Make Ur Hotel reservation as soon as you have decided on travel plans. The cheapest rates are only usually available to the 1st few reservations
Pack light, However ensure U carry all you need. Keep additional space for Ur holiday shopping. Keep in mind luggage restrictions
Pack your shoes in shoe bags & not with Ur clothes. As their dirty soles can soil Ur clean clothes. Keep Ur used socks separately in a plastic bag.
Pay attention to the instructions of flight crew!. It pays to be prepared for flight. Read the emergency manual before take off
Prior to long distance flying, have a mild workout or Go for a long fast walk. It keeps you form getting cramps.
Use a bag with rollers, they make it easier to carry the baggage. Use retractable rollers, so the rollers wont be pulled off.
When in the plane, make a note of all exits. This will be expedite your escape route in case of an emergency landing.
While comparing rates of a Hotel, chk what is included in the pkg. Meals, Tours etc. Thus a more expensive hotel, may be cheaper as a whole pkg is included.