Travel plans, booking tickets, booking hotels - all in all, there are a lot of things to be looked into and manage when you are planning a vacation. It is essential to be on top of things to make sure that the holiday is nothing less than perfect, especially if you don't take a lot of holidays and vacations. But sometimes, in the rush of things, we tend to forget some really basic things, and some not so basic things as well. But there are a few essential requirements for a vacation that you absolutely must not skip prepping for. Here are some.
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Some people are big on going somewhere and to just wing it. While there are particular days in a long vacation where you can function without a plan, you should always have a decent idea about where you are going. Some research about the culture and the city, list of places you absolutely want to check out, and distances and transit connections are few things you should figure before a trip.
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Sure we tend to have a fixed amount that we want to spend on a trip but it's wiser to have a fixed amount and then some backup. In case you run out of money, have a backup stash stored - even if it is in the bank, or with a friend or family member who can then transfer you some.
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Sometimes we are so busy focussing on the bigger things that we overlook the smaller ones, So power banks, chargers, data transfer cables, passport, tickets, IDs, credit cards, are things you must not forget to pack in - and then double check - no matter what.