A) PLANNING A TRIP
1) WHERE TO GO- This is one of the hardest part of Travel.
DO’s- Stay open-minded, Research, Look for info, travel apps, recommendation from friends etc.
Donts’s – Not much to say for destination selection, but learn regionals laws and customs.
2) HOW TO BOOK TRAIN, BUS, FLIGHT
DO’s – Start with travel aggregators, sites and compare prices and time of travel
DONT’s – Don’t put much of pressure on this, once the tickets are done, thats the best feel.
3) HOW TO FIND THE PERFECT PLACE OF STAY – Number of factors like price, accessibility, location , etc influence this.
DO’s – Go through Apps, advisor sites, then shortlist. Don’t forget to consider food and all.
DONT’s – Don’t leave this for the last minute , as this can ruin your fun. Don’t spend too much but select a comfortable place of stay.
4) HOW TO PLAN ITINARY
DO’s – Take help from Apps, recommendations sites, Guide book and local connect if any.
DONT’s – Don’t simply trust the guide book, they may have old data. Don’t just stick to top destinations, new places should be explored.
5) HOW TO PACK
DO’s – V imp part, keep weather in mind. Keep things in a drawer as and when you remember and don’t forget to pick them at the time of travel.Keep minimum clothes.
DONT’s- Don’t leave packing till the last minute, you may forget things in hurry.
6) GO – Real excitement
DO’s – Read about the place and things on way , History and culture can help a lot.Stay flexible with itinerary.
DONT’S – Dont sweat over small change. Things don’t normally go 100 percent as planned while travelling. Use smartphones.
Do’s – Give yourself permission to enjoy what you love. Practice saying NO. Sneak into some fitness when time is available.
DONT’s – Dot follow strict food laws. Don’t graze through party. Let holiday cocktails slip.
C) THINGS TO DO BEFORE LEAVING
a) Turn off main water supply.
b) Unplug electronics.
c) Use timer
d) Stop newspaper , milk etc delivery.
e) Check insurance.
f) Dont post on social media unless you return (Safety).