16 Tips For New Travelers
Research the entrance requirements for the specific country. Some require you to apply for a visa.
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Consider purchasing travel insurance in case your trip gets cancelled or delayed for whatever reason
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If you’ll be driving in another country, you may need to apply for an international drivers license
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Research the place you’re traveling to! My favorite way to do this is by reading travel blogs.
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Pack what you think you’ll need and then cut it down even more! Less luggage = less stress
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Research local events in the area you’re visiting and attend one or two to get a taste of local life
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Take tours! You’ll learn so much more than if you’re just walking around yourself.
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Learn about the history before you go (good and bad) and visit historical places when you’re there
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Use a travel credit card before your trip so you can use your points for free flights or hotel stay
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Don’t be afraid to try local food! It might be different, but amazing!
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Wake up EARLY (like 4-5am) to get photos without many tourists in them.
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Learn local customs to try not to offend locals with things that might seem normal to you.
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Along with that, learn some of the language if it’s different from your own.
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If currency is different from your own, convert some cash at your bank before you go to take with
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Book tours you know you want to do before you go. They could sell out of spaces!
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Schedule some time to just wander! If you love itineraries (like me), take time to just explore!
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