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Annual rest is a great time. Everybody is waiting for him with impatience. However, often it does not meet expectations. Today we will talk about how to properly spend a vacation in order to avoid trouble.
8-m such simple secrets, which many simply do not think. They will help you make your vacation truly unique and memorable.
Secret one: security, a safety of documents and money.
To always be sure of your financial security, do not keep all the money in one place. And do not use the same bank card. Divide the capital into several parts and put it on different cards - two or three. Maps also store in different places.
Note! Another card should be left at home, but take along with her data - number and code CVV. Even if you lose all the cards, buy a return ticket or perform other operations you can via the Internet.
On all bank cards should set a limit on withdrawals and purchases on the Internet. Even if the cards are stolen, more than a certain amount from it will not be able to spend.
Also, it is necessary to make copies of all documents and store them separately, and also to load electronic copies of documents on the USB flash drive and file storage on the Internet.
The issue of your safety is also traveling insurance. This is the case when it is not worth saving. For example, as one experienced traveler said, for several years of his wanderings, insurance was needed only once - when you go to the hospital. However, she paid off in the end for 10 years in advance.
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The second secret: do not take a lot of things.
A small bag of things is enough. As experience shows, a lot of clothes on the trip do not really need to be dragged along. It's enough to hand luggage. In addition, it will save on air travel, because you do not have to pay for luggage.
Secret three: use offline maps.
Before you go on a journey, be sure to carefully study the road from the airport to the city, view other routes. We also recommend downloading offline maps. For example, among these applications, the "Maps.me" service is highlighted.
Note! Popular Google Maps also allows you to save a selected area of the city and view it without connecting to the Internet. Interestingly, the orange color in Google Maps is marked by the most visited places by tourists. Therefore, if you do not know where to go - you can safely go to such areas. There are definitely places of interest there.
The fourth secret: use travel cards for public transport.
It is noteworthy that Google Maps maps allow you to build the best route from one point to another. Both within the same city, and between different countries, showing modes of transport and time of connections.
If you are going to spend many days in the same city, be sure to get a ticket for public transport. Or, as it is also called, a tourist card. Although there are other names. Such a travel card allows you to save considerably, as well as free of charge to visit some museums and attractions.
Note! For example, in the capital of Norway, the daily tourist card costs 42 euros. It would seem that for ordinary travel it is expensive. But it allows you to completely visit 5 interesting museums.
Secret Five: use a local SIM card.
Local SIM-cards cost about 10 euros, but they allow you to use the Internet. Depending on the operator, from 1 to 10 gigabytes is provided. This is beneficial, even if you come for 3-4 days.
Such a SIM card will be useful and will help out in many situations:
- will help to find a hotel;
- contact friends;
- call a taxi;
- see the routes;
- find an original and inexpensive cafe;
- specify the time of work of exhibition centers, museums, etc.
- just put a new photo on Instagram!
Secret Six: Learn the language.
Enough knowledge of English language, so that a trip to virtually any country has become much more comfortable and easier! Learn at least the basic phrases - because it is unlikely you need to be able to communicate on narrow topics, and for simple maintenance of conversation or clarification of this or that information, this will be enough!
Advice! Do not hesitate to ask for help from local people. They will help you in virtually any matter!
If you have problems with linguistic abilities, use online translators.
The secret of the seventh: eat in small cafes without tourists.
The most delicious and inexpensive food - in a cafe, where only local people eat. The main visitors are local.
Also, do not rely solely on reviews on sites, popular services. Going to the cafe - do not rush to order. Look around, do you like it there. If not - leave the institution safely and look for another.
A secret of the eighth: calculate the budget in advance.
When planning a trip, calculate the budget in advance. Do not expect that the amount taken at random will be enough for you. Because spending depends on the place.
Calculate the budget will help Backpacker Index - the ranking of places and cities for the average stay.
To compare prices in different parts of the world will help the service "Numbeo". With it, you can find the best direction for yourself.