We know that as the wonderful New Year begins, you are also planning more trips for your 2019 travels. And, as it is a new beginning, maybe it’s time for you to begin new travel habits with these travel tips. Check them out!
1. Book your flight and hotel first!
Of course! You have to do the important things like booking flights and hotel rooms of which country you will be heading to. Whether it is a hotel or a resort, let Travel 141 guide you to the best hotels and resorts in Asia! You also might want to apply for travel insurance. This will help you feel secure and safe as you travel to different places.
2. Research then plan
When choosing places to visit in Asia, doing research is a must especially when planning an itinerary. You can group attractions that are near to your hotel on one day and the places that will take you an hour or more from your hotel on another day. You also have to research on which mode of transportations is convenient and safe.
3. Familiarize yourself with the surroundings and language
Travellers nowadays are very lucky because mobile phones make it easy to do virtually anything. From finding hotel locations to translating languages, you can do it on your phone. But of course, before travelling for 2019, it’s wise to read up on local culture and area to know which place to tick off your list first. It’s also a must that you know a few basic words and phrases to make it easier to communicate with the locals.
4. Exchange currency in advance
Next tip on our list of travel tips is to make sure you exchange currency in advance. Even if you think those credit cards can save you from all your travel expenses including food, entrance fees, and shopping, it’s still important to stack some cash in your wallet.
5. Pack clothes that are suitable for your destination
You don’t wear jackets in tropical countries like Thailand or Philippines, don’t ya? Or, wear tank tops to South Korea or Japan on a winter season? You’ll look weird not only to the locals but to other travellers too. Make sure to know the weather when you’re visiting so you know which kind of clothes to pack. Then again, try to pack light if you plan to go on several shopping sprees.
6. Bring a backpack or a tiny purse
Adventure travellers and solo backpackers can relate to this! You don’t need to bring your huge, luxurious Gucci bag if you want to enjoy hiking or walking. Make sure you pack a bag or backpack that can store all your basic essentials when you’re out and about. Doing this will spare you from the hassle of lugging around a big bag especially if you plan to take the bus or train.
7. Make some local friends
You know what’s the best thing about travelling to different places? You can make many friends! This is why it’s good to practice your English and learn basic greetings. When you make local friends, you’ll surely have fresh news on the latest trends that are happening in their country so you could make more interesting travel plans and ideas the next time you visit them.
8. Have fun and enjoy your travel!
Never forget that the reason you travel is to have fun and enjoy every single moment of your vacation. Don’t stick your nose on your travel plans too much or on what time should you be on your next attraction to visit when you have just already arrived at the first place in your list. Now go and make more memories!
Bonus: Hire a private car with a driver
For a more convenient travel experience, you can also rent a private car with a driver. Travel 141 International Car Rental Services will be launching soon to help you ride in comfort to your destination.
Your 2019 will be awesome! Check out more travel tips and things to do for your next travel! Don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter below to get fresh updates on hottest Asian travel guides!
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