iHotel-Search.com Top 10 Travel Tips

If you’re planning your next trip overseas, don’t just wing it.  Check out our top 10 tips to ensure you have a safe trip and get the most out of it.

Here’s our Editors Top 10 Snappy Travel Tips.

1.  Don’t carry your wallet, mobile phone or other valuables in back pocket.
2. Take photocopies and/or online Cloud copies of all your key travel documents and passport.
3. Research your destination and ensure you are familiar with local laws and customs.
4. Make sure you have an emergency contact. Sometimes the unexpected does actually happen.
5. Avoid global fast food chains such as McDonalds! It doesn’t matter how hungry you are there has got to be something tastier than a Big Mac available!
6. If you don’t speak the local language of the place you are heading, then at least learn the following phrases: Please. Thank you. I’m sorry. Hello. Good Morning. Good Evening. Good Night.
7. Call your credit/debit card company before you leave and put a travel alert on your card. While you’re at it, jot down their international customer service number.
8. Do not crack a joke, use sarcasm or argue with passport control officers and police officers – especially if you are off the beaten track. It won’t necessarily be taken as it would be at home!
9. If heading for the sun pack a sufficiently high factor sun cream.
10. Ensure you have comprehensive travel insurance and if undertaking any dangerous sports clarify that they are covered under your policy.

 

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