Travel Hacks

Don’t Make These Common Travel Mistakes

By MedSailors Crew
on  April 20, 2017

We all get ridiculously excited when stepping out of our daily lives for a week or two and exploring somewhere new. It’s totally normal. But it does mean that it can be way too easy to get a bit carried away. Keep these tips in mind on your sailing trip because they’ll make your life that little bit easier, we promise!

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Over Planning

Being organised is great, but don’t plan every day so meticulously that you lose sight of your spontaneity! Staying flexible will ensure you won’t miss out on something unexpected which actually turns out to be the most fun you’ve ever had.

Over Packing

We’d do just about anything to avoid having to carry around heavy bags, and we’re sure we’re not alone. The choice is great, as is packing for the different activities you think you might have a go at, but don’t sweat it if you forget something. You’ll always be able to borrow or buy whatever you need at your destination.

Relying on Guide Books on Your Sailing Trip

Guide books will have some brilliant recommendations, but there will always be other incredible locations that aren’t featured. Have a look at some travel blogs before your holiday, but also make sure that you let yourself really explore and trust yourself to use your own initiative. You got this!

Ignoring Your Budget

We all have a travel budget and running out of money is probably one of your worst nightmares. Having fun is one of the most important parts of being on holiday, which is why we recommend dividing up your budget so you have a set amount of money to spend each day. And don’t forget to save some Euros to purchase a souvenir to remember your adventures by!

Not Saving Your Pictures

We all hope it won’t happen, but sometimes phones and cameras get lost or damaged when we’re having a really great time. Avoid losing all your precious pictures by saving them to the cloud, posting them to your social feeds, or backing them up somewhere else!

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