Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Additional Tips for Planning Vacation Online

Are you about to set off on your vacation? Stop! Before you venture out there are a few additional tips you should adhere to!

Nothing can be worse than falling sick while on vacation .Hence, check out International Society of Online Travel Medicine and Travel Health online, for a comprehensive listings of vaccines and travel clinics worldwide.

You should be aware of the local currency and to convert your currency and determine exchange rates, visit Oanda.com which is a multilingual currency converter for over 164 currencies and 3 metals. Do learn some local lingo or just study a few phrases to get yourself understood. For helpful phrases, visit travelang.com a site for Foreign Languages for Travelers covering 80 languages. You may enrol for a free online language course at parlo.com in case you want to master the language before you commence your vacation!

Where do you find a club or a bar? The pubclub.com is a worldwide nightlife guide to pubs, clubs, parties and events. It details the hotspots, hip places and cool hangouts in many countries.

You should carry some maps around for quick guidance. Take some printouts from online map sites.You will find maps online for free in Maps.com and Google Maps(maps.google.com). Furthermore, you can find wine maps, railway maps , hiking and nautical in omnimap.com

Be a smart traveller, apart from carrying your credit card and debit card , enlighten yourself with online banking like Western Union and Moneygram for an emergency. Another precaution to be taken, is to note down the numbers of your passport, your security card and other important documents and mail it to yourself. In case of theft, you can atleast access the numbers of the stolen documents.

See the guide to Planning a Vacation Online and Budget Travellers for more reference.

With all these great options available online , have an organised stress free relaxed holiday!



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3 comments:

sarah said...

I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

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sarah said...

I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

Sarah

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LAILA said...

Sarah,thank you so much for your appreciation and leaving a comment.Yes,please do keep visiting this blog! Thanks.
Laila