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Due to the tough financial times, it is possible you were going to forgo this year's vacation or perhaps spend drastically less. You are about to be provided with tips that will help you become financially conscious while traveling.

Make sure that your passports are valid. A lot of countries have certain rules concerning passports. You may not be able to enter certain countries if your passport expires soon during a particular time. Typically if your passport is due to expire in 3-6 months you will be denied visitation. However, this time frame can extend to 8-12 months.

If you plan going camping or hiking, be sure to keep a map handy of the surrounding area. You may also want to bring a compass or GPS device, just in case you find yourself lost.

When traveling internationally, use bottled water. The water you find in other countries may not be safe to drink as it can cause different sicknesses. Bottled water is important even for tooth brushing purposes. This is one subtle way that tap water can make you sick.

All of your children should carry identification on them when you travel. Each child should have enough money on hand to make a call from a payphone if it becomes necessary. Traveling with a current picture of a child companion is also a must; be sure to write his or her current weight and height on the back of the photo.

Before making reservations, look online for reviews of hotels and resorts you are interested in staying at. If you avoid hotels that have many bad reviews, you can help save yourself from having the same bad experiences.

Wait until you reach your destination to exchange money; you'll get a cheaper exchange rate. Change a minimal amount of money before departing if you are uncertain about conditions at your destination, or if you know for sure that you will not be able to exchange currency for a while.

If you are planning to travel abroad, make sure to purchase your electric adapter here before you leave. If you wait and then end up purchasing an adapter from the airport or hotel, you can expect to pay double or even triple the normal price.

Remember that hotels house many people. When you are at the hotel, do not slam doors, nor be so loud that you disturb others. Even during daytime, some people may be taking a nap. A little consideration and common sense are all that are needed to keep things quiet for your fellow guests; monastic silence is not required.

Create a pre-flight plan with your children. Tell your children what is going to happen when you get to the airport. Keep a close watch on your child. When entering the security check point, an adult should go through first so the child will be more at ease.

Using these tips and making wise choices will cut down on your travel woes. No matter where you're going or how you get there, thinking about how much money you've saved will add to your travel enjoyment.


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