Checklist to prepare your trip
Planning is always difficult. It is even harder when it comes to traveling. Today a lot of information about different quality surrounds us and it is difficult for an inexperienced traveler to understand where to start.
Use our checklist to be sure when preparing for a trip:
Step 1: Choose where you want to go
You set a goal for yourself when you choose a particular direction. It is much harder to travel if you don’t even know where you want to go.
Step 2: Consider the length of your journey
The duration of your adventure is a major factor in its value. After the direction, you should specify the amount of time you want to spend in the new place.
Step 3: Decide who you’re traveling with
One of the defining decisions for your travel experience. Traveling alone means complete freedom from compromise. A good company can help you to plan and have fun on the road. No right answer, it all depends on your preferences.
Step 4: Save the money
You have to count the money in order to save it. Reduce your daily coffee costs and set a global monthly target. Travel does not have to be expensive and you do not have to save for years.
Step 5: Book a flight ticket
Use flight search applications such as Skyscanner, Momondo, and Google Flights. It is best to start searching for good deals two or three months before your trip.
Step 6: Book a bed
Book accommodation if your trip lasts less than two weeks or if you have an iron schedule. Otherwise, it is much better to book a sleepover only for the first couple of days so that you have somewhere to go when you arrive. Then you will have the opportunity to orient yourself and find a much better place to stay.
Step 7: Plan your activities
Time and money are very limited resources for travel. Highlight your main places or activities during the trip. Many little things can spend your money or time if you are not focused on the main one.
Check for discounts and online working hours. Do not forget the weekend; they might meet you with the doors closed.
Read more about finding cheap tickets in the article “How to fly cheaper”.