Category: Tips and Tricks

How To Check In At The Airport – Checking In Made Easy

How To Check In At The Airport – Checking In Made Easy

Things can easily get a bit overwhelming when you’re flying somewhere for the first time. Or maybe it’s just been a while and you don’t remember? This guide will help you to know how to check in at the airport.

Things certainly have changed in the last few years and more and more you can check in online or check in at a kiosk at the airport for both, domestic and international flights.

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Tracking Lost Luggage – 11 Steps To Follow When Your Luggage Is Lost

Tracking Lost Luggage – 11 Steps To Follow When Your Luggage Is Lost

You’re standing at the baggage carousel and all of the bags have been collected, but yours hasn’t shown up. You’re pretty sure no one else has taken it either. So how do you go about tracking lost luggage?

First of all, don’t panic. Statistically the chance of your luggage being lost or delayed is around 1%. This means you will most likely find your luggage quickly. (Only about 4 in 10,000 people who have lost their luggage won’t ever recover it.)

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How To Prevent Lost Luggage – Follow These 9 Steps

How To Prevent Lost Luggage – Follow These 9 Steps

After a long flight you have finally arrived at your destination – but your luggage hasn’t. Here’s how to prevent lost luggage in some easy to follow steps.

Losing your luggage could be cause for a stressful start into a well-deserved vacation.

Just imagine standing at the baggage carousel, everyone has successfully grabbed and lifted their suitcase off the belt and now it’s empty, except that you’re still without your luggage.

Not something you’d like to imagine? Follow these tips to make it less likely for your luggage to go missing.

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How To Choose Good Backpacks – 9 Most Important Tips

How To Choose Good Backpacks – 9 Most Important Tips

When looking for a new backpack you have to make sure you’re asking yourself the right questions on how to choose good backpacks, as there are so many differences in style and materials, size and weight, features and comfort.

And of course the right choice will depend on what you’re planning on doing with your backpack. Are you going on a long hike? Are you going on a short camping trip?

Are you going on vacation with lots of short trips to cities or short hikes? Are you looking for a backpack for school or college? Or do you need it for sports?

Many times you will find that backpacks are quite versatile and can be used for many different occasions.

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International Power Adapter – Which One Do I Need?

International Power Adapter – Which One Do I Need?

In this short guide we will tell you exactly which international power adapter you will need for each country you’re thinking of visiting. When you go overseas you will notice that plugs and outlets might look different to the ones at home.

For those reasons you will need an adapter. But not only might they look different, they might also use a different voltage.

In most countries the voltage used is 220/240V, with the exception of the US and Canada where it’s 110/120V. This is where a converter might be needed in addition to an adapter.

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Printable Travel Checklist – 19 Check Points To Plan Your Perfect Holiday

Printable Travel Checklist – 19 Check Points To Plan Your Perfect Holiday

Leading on from my earlier post International Travel Information, I’ve had requests to make a downloadable and printable travel checklist to make it easier to follow through with all the necessary steps after you decided it’s time for a proper holiday break.

Going on a big (or small) trip might cause some people anxiety or headaches, whereas others just go with the flow and get excited.

No matter where you fall into the above categories, the following checklist will assist you make sure you won’t forget essentials in preparing and even during your holiday.

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International Travel Information – Top 7 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

International Travel Information – Top 7 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

Planning on going on a big trip? Have no idea where to start and what you might need to do beforehand? I’ve compiled some useful international travel information for you!

I know that even if you’ve traveled before, some things just slip your mind and it might be good to get a reminder.

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Best TSA Approved Luggage Locks – Keep Your Luggage Safe

Best TSA Approved Luggage Locks – Keep Your Luggage Safe

If you’re traveling to or within the USA or Canada you’ll need to use a special Transportation Security Administration (TSA) approved lock, which can be opened by authorities without breaking the lock, as well as re-locked. We have found the best TSA approved luggage locks for you to choose from and will tell you why you should definitely lock your luggage.

There are also many more ways to keep your luggage safe.

Locking your luggage is something you should do in any case, as it just makes it harder for people to get to your belongings and that might be all you need to do to deter an opportunistic thief. It also helps prevent your luggage opening and content spilling out.

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What Is The Best Travel Suitcase? Trends In Travel Luggage

What Is The Best Travel Suitcase? Trends In Travel Luggage

Shopping for luggage can be daunting with all the different options around. We’ve looked at all the current trends and what’s new for this and next year to answer the question: What is the best travel suitcase?

When it comes to trends you have to keep in mind that you as a customer influence the current trends. Luggage manufacturers observe what is highly valued by travellers and what works and what doesn’t.

Ultimately those manufacturers will put more energy in creating more functional, longer lasting and better looking luggage at great prices which will again, make their customers, you, happy. This is great news for you, as the trends will show you what to look out for when buying your next luggage item.

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