What do you like most about the internet? We bet instantly looking up any kind of information from domain experts for free is definitely on your list. This is almost like a superpower. When it comes to do-it-yourself, the Internet is KING. You can take up any daunting challenge and use free information from experienced members online and do it on your own. Planning a trip abroad is the ideal example of a do-it-yourself challenge with high rewards.
A lot of first-timers who decide to do it on their own come out with a newfound joy from a self-planned and executed trip. In fact, planning your trip abroad can enhance your anticipation and get you even more excited! Planning also prepares you and eases your anxiety for your worst imagined scenarios regarding abroad travel. It also gives you more control over each aspect of your experiences and saves you a ton of money!
There are 6 essential steps to planning a trip abroad. Using the insightful time-, money- and trouble-saving tips below for each step, we help you jump over planning hurdles you might not even be aware of.
Understanding Your Travel Personality and Setting a Travel Budget
Your style of travel depends on your personality, interests, experiences and budget. Figuring out which travel style fits in for each of these factors may reveal your preferences. Every style has its pros and cons. Below is a quick list with the most common travellers and their travel styles to help you discover which