Travel Mistakes Everyone Makes
Planning a trip can be fun, but no matter how hard we try to ensure everything goes well, there are always those travel mistakes made. Here is a list of some of these mistakes, some might comes as a surprise while others you might have already made, don’t feel bad we all have done it.
Packing too much or forgetting to pack something
Sometimes we don’t know what we will be doing on a trip and this leads to us perhaps packing more than is needed. Another reason we do this is that some of us want to pack our lives and take it with us. If that’s not enough there is the flip side while travelling we forget to pack something essential that we do need. Here is a helpful suggestion, always create a list that will help you to see what should be packed.
Not packing a change of clothes or placing valuables in carry on
We have all heard horror stories of luggage getting lost or even damaged. So, it’s always a good idea as a precaution to carry a change of clothing in the piece of luggage that you will carry onto the plane that will never leave your side. This also goes for valuables such a money and traveller’s checks.
Not checking the weather report
There was a time when this was sort of hard to do before going on a trip. But now thanks to the Internet and some weather channels on cable it’s now possible to see what the weather will be like in your vacation destination.
These are just a few common mistakes that can be avoided while travelling. There are several others that no doubt some of you could name as well, unfortunately, this list can be extensive.
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I’m a writer, journalist and travel journalist who has lived in Sydney for more than 30 years after growing up in Cape Town, South Africa.Travel is a passion and so I’ve been writing travel stories for the past seven years