Category: Travel Tips (page 1 of 15)

Top Travel Scams to Avoid

Traveling and exploring the world is exciting. We get to experience new things and see the world from a new perspective. One thing we should do while traveling, though, is practicing safety. Being aware of life occurring around us is of the utmost importance, especially in foreign places. Here are some common travel scams that may be avoided with a little extra care and attention.

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What Not to Skimp on When Traveling

There are many ways to spend your money on vacation. Determining where to lay down your cash has to do with your preferences. Do you prefer a pricey hotel over low to mid-range accommodations? Do you want to fly on the cheap so you can spend more on your excursions? Maybe you’d like to buy groceries and cook for yourself instead of eating out every night. You’ll want to decide ahead of time what parts of your trip deserve a little more investment than others. We compiled a list of things you might not want to skimp on during your next adventure, regardless of your preferences. They may make the difference between a good vacation and one you’d like to forget!

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Choosing the Right Place to Stay When Traveling

Sometimes we envision ourselves visiting a certain location for weeks, months, or even years. There are a lot of factors that draw us to those places. We dream about new foods, experiencing differing cultures, learning local history, exploring new terrain – the list goes on. No matter the location, we have a list of items on our checklist that we want to see and do. What sometimes takes the back burner to these exciting activates is lodging. Truth be told, though, our nightly accommodations can make or break our travel plans. Focus on your daily activities, but spend some time choosing the perfect location to stay to unwind and get some much-needed rest.

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Keeping Your Money Safe While Traveling

There are many things that we need to keep safe while traveling. The most important item that we need while traveling, though, is money. It holds the key to every aspect of our trip from start to finish. So, we can see why it is the most important thing to keep safe. Check out some of our tips to keep your money safe throughout your entire time away from home.

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3 Essentials for Your Next Road Trip

This beautiful country has plenty of great places to explore. Why not forgo a trip that involves a plane and take a road trip? There are amazing attractions like museums, theme parks, and cities just waiting for you to visit. While you plan, there are some key essentials to keep in mind. They can help make your trip safe, exciting, and unforgettable.

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What to Do If You Get Sick Before Vacation

Each trip that we go on is a blessing. This is especially true when things go off without a hitch. But sometimes we run into bumps in the road that make our travel plans less than perfect. Nevertheless, we often are able to plan in advance, so that when things go wrong we at least have a backup plan. What happens when something beyond our control like getting sick right before you’re supposed to leave for vacation? We’ve come up with a few tips to help you navigate these unfortunate waters.

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Virtual Reality Vacations

Most of us look forward to the time that we get to explore the world outside of our hometowns. Sometimes though, there are circumstances that prevent you from being able to venture further than your normal commute. Why should that mean that you need to miss out on seeing new places and learning about new cultures? Luckily, in the 21st century, we don’t have to sit idly waiting for our next adventure. That’s where virtual reality comes into play. Check out some great vacations that you can experience right from the comfort of your own couch.

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What to Do if Your Baggage Goes Missing at the Airport

It’s frustrating when your baggage doesn’t make it to your destination with you. Your plans can be thrown off by losing them. The first thing you might think is, “Where’s my stuff?” followed by, “What do I do?” In the event that your baggage is delayed, lost, or stolen, don’t panic. There are steps you can take to either retrieve them or get some reimbursement for the articles within them. We can help you navigate through what you need to do. Having a travel protection plan before you depart is always a good idea. Travel Insured offers benefits to assist you when the unexpected happens.

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What to Pack- Checked vs Carry-On Baggage

Packing is one of the more difficult tasks leading up to your travel adventures. The list changes based on location, season, and length of time you’ll be gone. Although there are a few staples that you can expect to put in your bags every time you depart; it’s still a daunting task. Then there’s the intimidating question of what you should be putting in your checked bags versus your carry-ons. Look no further! We’ve prepared some suggestions on how to organize the contents of each.

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5 Factors to Consider Before Your Next Trip

Planning your next trip may be just around the corner. You can look forward to rest, relaxation, and adventure. Naturally, you will want to ensure a smooth and fun experience. Achieving that goal is very doable with just a few pieces of advice. Some things to consider include your budget, timing, and trip length. It’s easy to just focus on the end result without putting in the time to really think things through. That’s why we’ve come up with a list of things to keep in mind when planning your next outing.

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