Saturday, 4 April 2020

7 Super Tips for Making Travel Less Stressful


7 Super Tips for Making Travel Less Stressful

We've all experienced a trip where you've failed to prepare properly or where loads of little tings have gone wrong.It's frustrating! And the stress that comes with these scenarios can taint your entire holiday.With that in mind, here are seven super tips for making travel less stressful.

Use Packing Cubes




If you're travelling with a suitcase, packing cubes are a great idea. They help you to maximize your luggage space, so you can fit all of your essential items into your case and some luxury bits too. Also, they allow you to pack neatly by grouping similar items together, so you can quickly find them when needed.

Book a Lounge



From the crowds to the security checks to finding your gate, getting through the airport is arguably one the most stressful parts of travel. However, you can escape the madness by booking into a lounge and enjoying some rest and complimentary perks. To gain access to luxury lounges across the globe use LoungeBuddy - it has great deals.

Research your Destination




Whether you're someone who thrives on throwing yourself into the unknown or you prefer to plan meticulously, it's worth doing some research on your destination beforehand. Things worth looking into include, public transport, car renting options,  neighbourhood safety and culture and customs. In doing so, you'll settle in more quickly and enjoy more fun and less fluster during your trip.

Meditate


Photo by Ksenia Makagonova

Meditation exercises teach you to focus your mind in order to make sense of your thoughts and feelings. So consider installing a meditation app such as Calm for your travels - it has a wide library of exercises that last for as little as three minutes, so you'll have no trouble fitting regular meditation into your itinerary.

Use Offline Maps

When you're in an unfamiliar place, working out how to get from A to B can be a major hassle, especially if you're low on mobile data. To get around this, you can use a navigation app such as Google Maps to download the maps for the places you'll be visiting in advance, so you can access them offline at any time.

Drive to the Airport



If you want to avoid hedging your bets on unreliable public transport, driving to the airport is a great idea. In your own ride with full control over your route, you'll feel way more relaxed. And for added peace of mind, you can check Looking4.com for airport parking deals for hubs from Miami to Manchester.

Plan Your Route From The Airport

When you land in your destination, you'll either be tired and eager to get to your accommodation or excited and ready to explore. By planning your route from the airport in advance, you'll be able to quickly reach your lodgings and dump your stuff, rather than faffing about trying to figure out directions and public transport networks.

Follow these seven super tips and your future travels will be stress-free and fun-filled from start to finish.

What are your tips for making travel less stressful? Share them in the comments section.

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22 comments:

  1. We apways use offline maps! It's life changer. The rest of your tips are also spot on

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  2. These are great tips! I can get nervous when I travel, so I like to have a checklist so I don't forget anything.

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  3. I have heard the packing cubes are great. Keeps everything nice and organized. Traveling with kids is always stressful, but these are some great tips to reduce the stress and anxiety.

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  4. A better way to arrange everything.... All of the tips were good especially the meditation it is the best thing which can make you fell relaxed during such a panic situation...... (World in Eyes)

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  5. I usually am very spontaneous when I travel but it is stressful sometimes. True that researching the destination makes it much more relaxing!

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  6. Excellent tips! Thank you for this. I hope to be going on vacation in Sep this year (although doubtful at this point) and really need tips on how to make travelling less stressful!

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  7. At this point I'd even take stressful travel. I miss it! Thanks so much for sharing this with all of us!

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  8. As my kids get older, it is so much easier to be properly prepared with no curve balls. And I always drive to the airport with plenty of time to spare. Long term parking isn't that expensive and so worth not being stressed about being at someone else's mercy on time frames. Great article!

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  9. Great advice! I have made the online vs offline maps mistake once before, and I'll never make that mistake again... It's worth taking the time in advance to ensure that you have access to what you need if your electronics fail you!

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  10. These are some good tips. Offline maps has saved me a bunch! Google period.

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  11. I do love using packing cubes. It helps when my boys share a suitcase

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  12. Love these!
    Meditating is by far my favorite thing to do during a short layover... In all honesty, it's one of the few times i regularly remember to meditate, but it makes all the difference.
    I like the lounge idea... I still need to try that. Anything to make a hectic trip more peaceful!

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  13. These are all very useful tips for travelling. Once I begin travelling more, I will definitely be referencing this post. Booking a lounge was something I hadn't considered.

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  14. These are great tips for making travel easier! I can't wait to travel again soon and put these tips to use.

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  15. True. If you lose data connection, it's really best to download offline maps or have screenshots of the directions. Very helpful tips!

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  16. I love the idea of travel cubes very creative.

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  17. any easier travel tips are a god send i just took a trip with my little ones without my husband.... LORD help me both flights where the worst flights of my life. I love my kids but they do not make it easy.

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  18. Great tips! Ill make sure to keep the in mind next time i travel, cant wait to get out the house!

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  19. Great tips. I always stress so much when we travel. Will definitely take some of your advices.

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  20. I have to super organised when I travel. I have certain things I keep for travelling in my suitcase ready.

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  21. Great tips! I'll take note of these the next time I travel, after this crisis.

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  22. Such useful tips and I agree booking a lounge before hand can start a journey off in a more relaxed way

    Laura x

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