Plan Your Next Trip Out The Right Way Even if you're a frequent traveler, going somewhere new can still leave you feeling excited and nervous. Before you hit the road or take to the skies, take a look at our tips to make traveling more fun and less stressful. Always remember to tip housekeepers and bellboys. Generally speaking, it is about a dollar for each piece of luggage, and between $2 to $5 for cleaning the room. Doing so will ensure that you have a nice relationship with both during your hotel stay. Booking trips online is like one-stop shopping for vacation planning. Using travel sites will greatly assist you in planning your travel destinations without using a lot of unwanted effort on your part. You can make hotel reservations, schedule flights and set up rental cars with the use of your computer. Choosing a hotel is a snap when travel link sites link you to photos and guest reviews. You can also find excellent deals on good travel sites. For example, you might find a good discount for travel plans made at the last minute. Also bring travel candles for when you stay in a hotel. It will add a pleasant aroma to your room. In addition to promoting romantic relaxation, you might even sleep easier. A number of companies offer conveniently sized candles that don't drip wax. Traveling a great distance from home is not always necessary for a fun getaway. There are many things to do in your own home state or town. This will help your local economy and save you money at the same time. You might find a great travel spot located close to close to home, right in your "backyard". Try asking to go to an out-of-service room if your chosen hotel is booked. When a room has problems that need to be fixed, the hotel will take it off of their room rotation. They are usually minor issues like painting or aesthetic problems that the hotel would prefer not be seen by guests. Make sure you're not prone to seasickness before you book a cruise. Waiting until you're already on the cruise can be terrible. Seasickness could lay you up for many days, meaning the cruise you spent your hard-earned money on will not be enjoyed. Just to be on the safe side, buy some over the counter seasickness medication in advance, and take it with you. Do not waste your time wrapping any gifts when you plan to travel via an airplane. If the TSA is suspicious about something, they will be forced to open your presents. Take wrapping paper with you, or buy some when you reach your destination instead. Avoid panicking if you've gotten off a flight but your bags have not arrived at your destination. Ask airport staff for help. They will direct you to someone who can start the appropriate paperwork. Be sure to have your travel documents handy for this. Generally, your luggage
will show up, and you'll get it as quickly as possible. By following some of the advice her, you should be able to make the most out of your next vacation trip. You'll create memories that last a lifetime.
Published on Apr 14, 2013