So if you are planning to visit some foreign land in the near future, we are here to share 5 of the best street smart tips that will make your holiday smooth and pleasurable.
1. Download offline maps
One thing that you must do even before planning to leave your place is download offline maps. To download offline maps on your Smartphone, search a region that you will be exploring, and then there will be a download button on the screen if you are using Google maps, click on that. Zoom out so you can get maximum of the region covered. Click download and now you have maps that will help you without any internet.
2. Don’t use third party travel apps
If you do not like changing your travel plans than the third party travel booking applications like Expedia, Hopper are great for you but if you ever had to make some last minute amends to your travel plans, third party travel agencies will become a nightmare. The 10% that you might be saving by using that third party app is not going to worth it if you are going to make changes. It will just become a headache for you.
3. Train yourself to sleep
If you want to bear one less tension, train yourself to sleep on the floor. If you can sleep on the floor, you can probably sleep anywhere. Also it would result in one less thing to spend your energy thinking while staying at other people’s houses and it also makes your travel a lot budget friendly. This will also help you in getting proper sleep when you will be having long layover at airports.
4. Don’t use Debit Cards
If you are going on an international travel especially, try to avoid the use of your debit as much as possible. Use your credit cards to buy stuffs whenever possible because this is a lot safer. Your debit cards hold money that you have already earned, if somebody gets it, they will be spending cash that you have earned through hard work. Whereas if they get your credit card, they will spending the money lend to you by your company that will put a lot less pressure on you.
5. Upgraded seating
The most important tip to get free upgraded seating is to wait till the airlines announce the last call for boarding. It is recommended that you don’t wait far away when the last boarding call is made and then board the plane. Everybody must have gotten their seat by the time last call is made so your ticket will be pretty much useless. Now as long as you sit down comfortably and confidently, you can have any seat of your choice.