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Travel Hacks Worth Mentioning

If you are a newbie, these travel tips can help save you time, money and help you avoid risks. Still, if you love to travel, then you may have a few hacks of your own. But, if you are like most travelers you can never have too many travel hacks.

Clear Your Cookies and Save on Flights and Hotels

Flight and hotel website track searches for various reasons. The primary search tends to get the lower price while if you return to the site a few days later, the rate will be higher. The hack around this is to clear your cookies each time so that your search is always seen as a different one,

Travel Light and Comfortable

Wear slip-on shoes and no metal objects that will set off the alarms. These simple hacks might be evident to frequent flyers, but you’d be surprised and how many people still wear belts and jewelry. Also, large bottles with any liquid, which includes lotions aren’t allowed so don’t pack them. TSA (Transportation Security Administration has their hands full so limit the amount of time that you have to be in their presence.

Weigh Your Luggage before Your Trip

An inexpensive baggage scale can save time and money. Another thing to consider is if you intend to bring back items from the trip factor in the weight when you are packing.

Along the same lines of traveling light: Ship gifts ahead so that you don’t have to lug them or spend extra to check them. In fact, try not to check any luggage if possible, Compression bags work well and guarantee that you take the essentials.

Know a little About Your Destination

Again something that should be common sense but so many travelers don’t take that extra time to learn the rules and policies of their destination country. All it takes is a quick Google search, and it could prevent unforeseen problems.

Stash Some Extra Money

Most places accept credit and debit cards, and although it isn’t wise to travel with a lot of cash, it is smart to keep a 100 dollar bill in your shoe, just in case. Other travelers used this one hack have been in a sticky jam without it.

Travel can be one of the best pastimes when done right. If you are traveling for business or pleasure, these few tips can help make your next trip smooth going.