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Common mistakes we make while travelling: Tips for 2022

These guidelines can help prevent these boo-boos from falling as a victim.

It's natural when travelling and exploring the unfamiliar to make some carefree errors. However,
these errors may occasionally turn your journey into an unpleasant and costly experience. We
all surely enjoy travelling, but we hesitate a little when it comes to buying books. It is tempting to
purchase the right vacation material which isn't overloaded, or to book flight tickets with
or to reserve your seat on a 5-star cruise. You can use the best if you strive to avoid a
few errors. Some of the most prevalent errors on the journey here. Hopefully, these guidelines
can help prevent these boo-boos from falling as a victim.

1. Having an excessive route plan
Be adaptable instead; do not be scared to modify your plans because of the weather or lack of
money. Know how long it takes to go from one place to another. find some extra time to relax for
probable and expected delays. Remember that during one vacation you don't have to explore the entire nation; you don't feel unfinished by preparing.

2. Overpacking or overloading
Alternatively… Just pack whatever you need and know that you are going to use, not what you
believe you are going to use. Purchase the remainder at your destination (possibly at a fraction
of the price). Once loaded, look at it all and attempt some more to minimise the burden.

3. Don't completely believe one source's first directions
However… Cast a wide net of guidelines. Ask for instructions to the same destination for more
than one individual. If the individual hesitates or searches for a response, graciously take their aid and seek more support on the next street. Go with the general agreement.

4. Full confidence in Guide Books
Guides are provided for informing and not defining your journeys. Download the guidebook and
communicate with other travellers and people. Let your intuition discover and use; there's a lot more to do than in any guidebook.

5. Running out of money
You must use your budget as a tool for a more creative and real experience of the location; not
as a limitation. Creating an effective plan that allows for unforeseen costs and allows for some
breathing space. If you are travelling for longer periods, plan regular payments to your
verification process (such as a paycheck).

6. Do not store up and lose photographs because of a stolen camera or virus
Conversely… Backup your photos regularly on a USB drive or cloud-based such as iCloud,
Dropbox, or Google Drive. Alternatively host it on websites such as Google Photos, Flickr, and
EyeEm for a few, or your FTP blog. This error (from my personal experience!) is disastrous,
therefore it's better to prevent it. Your recollections are one of your vacations' most important items. Back up many times, if feasible.

7. Reservation of flights with a brief flight stopover is absent
Instead… At least a few hours between flights to allow for a probable scenario of delay (flight
delay, long customs line, long distance between terminals, etc.)

8. Do not two-fold your paperwork and incorrect reservations
Double verify your hotel, flights, trains, bus, etc. documentation and bookings. Time and location
are always confirmed and ensure that they are properly arranged. Check that on your flight
booking your name is spelt properly.

9. Not insurance purchases Rather…
If you spend these additional few bucks, you can be safer if something occurs (lost baggage,
trip delay or cancellation, medical emergency, etc.). Read the fine prints to determine whether
they meet your demands. More on travel insurance may be learned here.

10. Not reporting future external transactions to the bank
If you wish to prevent the "strange behaviour" of your debit card being cancelled, please inform the bank beforehand of all countries you are going to, so that you are aware of it. In addition, many multinational banks operate branches abroad and joint partnerships that forfeit their ATM charges.

11. Do not take account while planning your vacation in various timescales
However, Corroborate the time zones between one place to another, the time it takes to go
there and the time zones it is crossed. Please make this part of your booking schedule.
Consider, or even better yet, the probable impacts of jet lag during your initial days.

12. Do Not Copy Vital Papers
Please use the physical copy and a safe digital copy on a secret email account (as a password
protected pdf). You can use your documents and secure them in an email account (passport,
IDs, travel policy, credit cards).

13. Making significant transfers of foreign currencies before departing
Just trade sufficiently to protect you till you reach your goal at the first ATM or reputable
exchange. Or, soon after you arrive there, withdraw money from the ATM, but don't use an
airport exchange. You have awful prices and charges at airports. Be sure to do this activity, not
in public.

14. Coming to the incorrect airport
Double-check your reservation while travelling around major cities that have more than one
airport to confirm that the right airport and terminal are right. Trust me, you could have a lot of
these errors.

Tatiana Rokou

Tatiana is the news coordinator for TravelDailyNews Media Network (, and Her role includes monitoring the hundreds of news sources of TravelDailyNews Media Network and skimming the most important according to our strategy.

She holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication & Mass Media from Panteion University of Political & Social Studies of Athens and she has been editor and editor-in-chief in various economic magazines and newspapers.