100 Best Travel Tips By Shana C. Withee

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100 Best Travel Tips By Shana C. Withee

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100 Best Travel Tips

By Shana C. Withee & Susan BuslerTravelers & Oregon Extension Agents


Traveling –

It leaves you speechless, then turns you into a Storyteller.- Ibn Battuta


To move, to breathe, to fly, to float

To gain all while you giveTo roam the roads of land remoteTo Travel is to live….

- Hans Christian Andersen


10 Top Travel Tips

1. Current passport. 2. Sign your passport. 3.

2 copies of passport ID page. Home & suitcase.4. Wear loose comfortable clothing and shoes for your flight. Dress in layers. 5. If you are prone to air sickness, ask for a window seat over the



Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson


6. To avoid being a target of crime,

do not wear conspicuous clothing and expensive jewelry. Do not carry excessive amount of money or unnecessary credit cards. 7. Leave a copy of your itinerary at home.8. Keep a copy of your itinerary in your

suitcase.10. Pack empty zip-loc bags in luggage.11. Pack bubble wrap, strapping tape, etc.

Top Ten Travel Tips


The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.

- Marcel Proust



Carry all types of money.2. Travel wallet to hide money. 3. Bring a book (Throw as you go!)4. Craft – busy work. 5. Bring yourself a Treat.

6. Personal items: glasses, Hanky, lotion, craft, photos.Top Tips – Self-sufficiency


Travel brings power and love back to your life.



7. Kleenex in pocket. TP.

8. 1st Aid products. 9. Water Bottle. 10. Games.

11. Electronics: Kindle, IPod, etc.12. Spare Batteries/charger.Top


– Self-sufficiency


“I have left my heart

in so many places.”


13. Extra memory card.

14. Breakfast bars, dry fruit, instant drink mix. (packaging)16. Small mending kit.17. Travel book &

phrase book.18. Cell phone or phone cards.Top Ten Travel Tips – Self-sufficiency


Travel is about the GORGEOUS feeling of teetering in the unknown.


1. Current passport.

2. Apply for your passport early. 3. Passport photocopy at home.4. Passport photocopy in luggage secure spot.5. Emergency travel -

current passport.Top Tips – Important Papers


Never stop wondering.

Never stop wandering.


6. Keep a Journal 7. Family & friend addresses

labels8. Business Cards9. TP10. Money

11. Photos Top Tips – Important Papers


Don’t be a Tourist.

Be a Traveler.


1. Get vaccines early. Check the CDC

http://wwwn.cdc.gov/travel 2. Exercise regularly before travel3. Prescription medicines in original containers4. Sunglasses, Sunscreen, & Insect

Repellant 5. Wear Comfortable, well broken in shoes. (2 pairs)Top Tips – Health


My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been.

- Diane Arbus


6. Alcohol-based hand gels ↑90% alcohol

7. Short medical history 8. Carry a small first aid kit9. OFC Medications10.

MoleskinTop Tips - Health


The world is a book

and those who don’t TravelRead only one page.


11. Anti-itch

cream12. Antibacterial cream 13. Baby Wipes14. Antiseptic powder

15. Shower shoes Top Tips - Health


LIFE is an ADVENTURE, Dare it.

… Mother Theresa



Cultural do’s & don’ts: Thai head & feetNever write someone’s name in red ?2. Learn phrases in host

language: please, thank you, hello.3. Observe & Listen, then replicate4. Be non-judgmental!Top Tips - CULTURE


“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home.”

- James A. Michener


5. Try Everything!

6. Wear appropriate clothing7. Travel book & phrase book 9. Sincerity, humor, willingness to try7. Japan Hints: don’t point at people, don’t place chopsticks in rice, take shoes off at the door, NO teeth when smiling, show respect for elders

.Top Tips - CULTURE


When you Travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.

- Clifton Fadiman


1. Pack clothes you can leave

behind. Use the space for treasures to bring home. 2. Underwear: hi-tech, disposable, etc.3. Microfiber towel4. Luggage with wheels!5.

Collapsible backpackTop Tips – Luggage & Clothing


No one realizes

how beautiful it is to travel until they come home to rest their head on their old, familiar pillow.


6. Comfortable shoes

7. Good quality socks8. New clothing? 9. Microfiber vs. cotton clothing 10. Washcloth, TP, or baby wipes

11. Vacuum bags for bulky itemsTop Tips – Luggage & Clothing


“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”

- Susan Sontag


1. Photographs

2. Journal 3. Local music4. Coca-Cola5. Christmas

Tree ornaments6. Local food7. Tourist items: keychains, shot glasses, magnets, rocks, etc.Top Tips - Memories


Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.


8. T-shirts

9. Posters & Postcards 10. Toys and Games. 11. Kitchen utensils 12. Gifts13. Handicrafts

Top Tips - Memories



As much as you can. As far as you can. As long

as you can.Life is not

meant to be lived in

one place



1. Family

Photo 2. Hometown photos3. Treats4. Share with others

5. Research & Learn 6. Religious servicesTop Tips – Homesick Helps


We travel not to escape life,But for life not to escape us.”


7. Email

8. Mail9. Skype & FaceTime10. Keep busy and enjoy

11. Favorite CDs 12. Book of Home 13. CraftsTop Tips – Homesick Helps


Travel brings power and love back to your life.



Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

- Roy L. Goodman


If at some point you don’t ask yourself, ‘What have I gotten myself into?’ then you’re not doing it right.

-Roland Gau


1. Skype 10. Expedia

2. FaceTime 11. Hoteltonight3. Facebook 12. Glympse4. Instagram 13. Roadtrippers

5. Snapchat 14. Hopper Flights6. Pinterest 15. KOA7. Kayak 16. Tripit8. Cheap Flights 17. Amtrak9. Travelocity 18. Orbitz

Top Tips - Apps


Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.

- Kurt Vonnegut


People travel to faraway places to watch,

in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.-Dagobert D. Runes