Saturday, May 16, 2009

Get additional pages for your passport for free

If you have a U.S. passport, getting additional pages is free. Go to for details.

Friday, May 15, 2009

You may have to check the liquids you buy

If you buy liquids in duty free on the plane or after clearing security, it will be necessary to place it in your bag and check that bag if you are connecting to another city when your plane lands.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Use the official airport taxi service

Only hire a taxi from the official airport taxi stand. Decide on the method used to calculate the fare before you start your journey. Either a flat rate or using the meter.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Find a nearby convenience store

If you are staying at a hotel, try to find a nearby convenience food store. This way you can purchase inexpensive snacks or drinks.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Take your airline's local number with you

Check your airline's Web site for a number in the city/country you are visiting. Have it handy in case it is necessary to contact them.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Get a massage at your destination

A massage on arrival can help to relax your muscles and alleviate the effects of jet lag. Consider getting one as it may actually be cheaper than at your home city.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

If you travel with kids, take some toys

Take some toys for the kids to play with so they won't be bored during the trip.