Traveling seems to be very exciting, especially for those who will be experiencing it for the first time. So should you do to prepare for traveling?
First of all, you want to be able to make sure you have readied your health and security things and documents.
First things first visit your doctor and make sure you are in good health and also make sure that you have your insurance ready before leaving also ask advice from your doctor whenever you feel something during your travel. Bring photocopies of your passport and put it on a different bag, if your passport gets lost or stolen there is a chance that you can’t go back to your country. Always bring a photocopy or two to at least prove your citizenship and your entry. Also, you can leave an extra copy at a person you trust the most in order for them to provide an electronic copy if ever you lose all of your copies. Make sure to register in the embassy this will be a lot of help whenever there is trouble in the country.
Health and security is top priority but you have to make sure of your budgeting as well.
Before you leave to make sure to do a research on what is the current conversion of your money to their currency in order to avoid a shortage of budget far away from home. Try to know if your credit cards and other ATM works on their machines some of the countries have different kinds of machines so always do the research. Also if you want to convert your money better use the ATM rather than going to a conversion center that can have big cut off from your money. Always make sure to have a local cash inside your pocket just in case some of the places don’t have credit card machines. Inform your bank provider before you leave some of the banks locks your account when someone tries to deposit in a far area.
Research the place first. Buy your tickets ahead of time in order to save money or wait for promos before buying one. When you arrive at the airport make sure to buy a guidebook which can help you with some local languages that you can you and can also provide you a map as well. Also, choose a date where the place you want to visit have some festival or any kinds of even for you to make the most out of your experience.
Luggage and packing. Always make sure to put some clothes on your bag pack, airlines have tendencies to lose your luggage, you don’t want to go in a foreign place with just one pair of clothes on you. Also, know the airline’s rules about luggage, some airlines do have baggage limits and some just allow it and some ask for extra pay. Put some snacks in your bag, being on a plane for a period of time can be boring make sure to bring something you can munch.