Saturday, April 18, 2009

Check the exchange rate before you leave

It is a good idea if you check the exchange rate for the country you are visiting. This will help you to decide how much money to take from the local ATM when you arrive.

Friday, April 17, 2009

Try on the clothes before you buy it

If you buy clothes when you travel, note that the sizes may be different. So if you can try on the item you should. Also, note that in some countries, once you've bought the item, you cannot return t.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Use the local bus in Dubrovnik, Croatia

If you visit Croatia, you can use the local bus to get between Dubrovnik and Cavtat. It will take the same time as the ferry. Both mode of transportation gives a spectacular view.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Ask friends/family for advice

If you are planning on visiting someplace, ask your friends and family members who've visited before for travel tips. This can save you lots of time and money.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Write down/print your reservation details

After you've made your reservations, ensure that you print a copy of it or write down the confirmation number. This will be helpful in case the establishment cannot find your reservation or quote you a different rate on arrival.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Hire a local driver to take you around

If you are in a city/town for a short time period, consider asking a taxi driver to be your driver for the time you are there. Tell them what you want to do and negotiate a rate. You will get a good local flavor for the place and end up saving money.

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Talk to the locals

When you visit a new place, stop and talk with the locals. They will be able to tell you cool local things to do, where to eat, where to find the best bargains and how to get around their town/city. hey, you may even get invited to lunch or dinner.