Being a traveller you would definitely like to plan for your vacation and about your dream destination beforehand. Whether you are travelling alone or in a group, planning in advance is the best way to save time and make the experience unforgettable. Some say travel planning is time-consuming because it includes a lot of factors such as where to go, how to go, what to see and many more. From packing your bags to get visas, innumerable things are there. If you are wondering about all these, relax… we have prepared a list below, only for you.
1. Choose the destination
You must consider all the factors, i.e., who are you travelling with, how much time do you have, what are your preferences, when to go and what season do you prefer. All the above factors will help you fix your destination for your next vacation. You must choose the destination that allows you to gather a sweet memory.
2. Choose the mode of transport and book the tickets
After deciding on the destination, you have to choose the mode of transportation and book the tickets in advance. Flights or trains or car whatever you prefer, just do your research and book it according to your budget. If you have a narrow time span for your vacation, it’s better to book a flight paying a little bit extra.
3. Book cozy accommodation
Accommodation is one of the major expenses to consider. The place where you spend your night is really important. You can find the cheapest accommodation by getting the best value for money. Several hotels, apartments, guesthouses and luxury resorts are easily available. Most of the accommodations provide free cancellation.
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4. Checking of Passport
For an overseas trip, you’ll need a passport. If you don’t have it apply 2 months before the trip and if you already have it checked for the expiry date. Most of the countries require six months of validity.
5. Visa Requirements
Knowing the visa entry requirements is another great step. Every country requires a different criterion. It may take some time for the visa, so it’s good to think of it in advance.
6. What to see
You’ll never try to miss the must-visit attractions. The best way is to google or to read the blogs or you can ask someone who had been there. You can make a list of things to do or to see. A planned trip will help you to save time.
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7. What to eat and drink
Food is another main attraction to travel. If you’re a foodie you’ll never dare to miss the research about local dishes. Exploring foods in Cafes, Restaurants, Bars, Pubs and especially the street foods will please you.
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8. Health and Fitness
Health is really important while travelling. You may talk to your doctor for necessary vaccinations for a particular region. Visiting your doctor before 2 months of departure is fine.
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9. Internet access
While travelling, access to the internet becomes really important. You’d like to share your updates with friends or family. So, you can carry a mobile data device. Otherwise, you’ll need to buy a local data plan or access the free wifi of Cafes or hotels.
10. Accessing money
Money is an important factor. The more money you keep, the more you can spend. International transaction fees are comparatively high and it takes a lot to perform bank transfer. You can use a credit card, debit card and cash of course.
If you consider all the above points it will be easier to pack your bags. So, enjoy your vacation and stay fit.
This article is written by Anwesha Karmakar. Please write comments to modify, or you want to share more information about the topic discussed above.