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by Ben Harper


Whether your idea of a pleasant getaway is visiting relatives or taking a tropical cruise, this article provides some great ideas. The following tips apply to many aspects of traveling.

If you're traveling to another country, take some local currency. Some countries can make it difficult to exchange currency outside of normal business hours. The bank is your best bet for a safe exchange for another country's currency.

When you plan to stay in a hotel, bring some candles along. Choose scented candles that will make your room have a nice aroma. Bringing travel candles along with you on vacation will help the smell of your room, add a romantic ambiance and help you get some well needed rest. A number of companies offer conveniently sized candles that don't drip wax.

If you are driving to your destination, switch drivers frequently. If you stay behind the wheel until you are sleepy or exhausted, you increase the chances of getting into an accident. Do not continue driving when you get tired, just take a break! If possible, switch drivers every few hours. If you are the only driver, take frequent breaks. This will help all the drivers from getting so tired that they can't effectively drive.

You can ask a hotel if they have any out-of-service rooms if they are already fully booked for the time you wish to stay. Some hotels will not rent a room if there is a minor problem such as a leak or a carpet stain.

Color choice in clothing can be important when packing luggage for a trip, and dark colors should be considered. Dark colors will do a better job of concealing wrinkles, dirt, and stains. These types of things can happen frequently when you travel. You can wear bright accessories to liven up the darker clothes.

Many of the larger airports feature these areas, which can help your children to burn off steam between flights. This will make your stay in the airport less tiresome and actually put a smile on your face.

When you want to maximize travel enjoyment, never forget about the weather. Make sure you look at the weather forecast for your intended destination. Even the best-laid travel plans can be quickly overturned if you wind up shivering on a Florida beach or roasting on a Colorado ski slope.

Do not wrap presents before flying to avoid difficulties. Since the TSA needs to be able to see every item you have when they do their inspection, they may have to unwrap the gift you had just wrapped before packing your suitcase. To avoid this, pack wrapping paper separately, or buy it when you get to where you are going.

You should roll your clothes or use a travel vacuum bag instead of folding them. If you do this you will save a ton of room for more luggage. When you're at your final stop, you can unroll the clothes and place them neatly in a drawer. This should help bring down the needed baggage amounts on your trip.

As presented to you, there are options available that will allow you to take the hassle out of the trip, and instead make it a nice time for you. There is no time like the present to start planning your next trip!




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