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Going away should be a stress free, relaxing time. However, this doesn’t always seem possible if you’ve got a million and 1 things to think about. To help you out and ease your mind, I have some travel tips that should help you to enhance your time away:

Make a Plan Before You Go

Making a plan before you go will stop you from panicking when you arrive at your destination. You might feel overwhelmed with choice when you arrive if you don’t make a plan. At least if you make a plan before you go, you can work out what it makes sense to do first, and how to save the most money on your activities. Downloading an itinerary is an option, but you want to make sure you’ve included everything you want to do. If you don’t want to do something, don’t do it or feel pressure even if it’s a ‘must’ on most people’s list! Also, make a list of the essentials you need to take in advance so you know you have everything you need.

Take Care When Choosing Your Accommodation

Having nice accommodation can make or break your trip. You don’t necessarily need to stay in 5 star luxury, but it can help to stay somewhere pretty. This is where you’ll prepare for the day and relax after exploring, so make sure it fits your needs. Read reviews, and make a list of features you must have so you know exactly what you’re looking for, advise HouseTrip.

Don’t Plan Too Much

Although you should make a plan, you shouldn’t plan too much. Don’t fill up all your time. You’ll want to take some time to explore without restrictions and have a good time. Relaxation is important when you’re away too!

Set a Budget

Set a budget that you’re allowed to spend on food and drink. You’ll then know how much you have to spend on activities, and can keep track of where your money is going. If you don’t set a budget, your money could start to dwindle away before you know it.

Ignore Emails

You’re only going to get stressed out if you pick up every email, text message, and phone call. I’m not saying you should ignore the important stuff, but you should make it clear you’re on holiday and you’re enjoying yourself. Don’t feel bad for leaving work at home!

Live in the Moment

Try not to worry too much about anything you’ve left at home or travelling back. Try not to think much about the past or future at all. The best thing you can do to make the most of this trip is live in the moment. Take some deep breaths, and really enjoy what you’re doing right now. After all, this moment is all we have!

I hope you find that these tips enhance your time away and you have the most wonderful time! Let me know more about it by leaving a comment for me below. Thanks for reading!