Here are a few tips that a traveler should consider before he embarks on his journey

The must carry things are:

1) A passport, wallet to carry your passport and supporting documents.

2) Travel brochures and maps for the place to be visited

3) If you are carrying any valuables in luggage’s, then hide them in the lower section of the bags.

4) Check the weather history/forecast for the area you are visiting.

5) Before you go to bed at night, turn the bathroom light on and leave its door open just a crack.

6) Avoid packing a lot of needless clothes.

7) Never let the real thing out of your sight.

8) Do not accept an offer to share a taxi to your hotel unless you know the individual.

Tips for the stay in a hotel

1) Obtain a safety box upon check-in, for your passport, visa airlines ticket, most of your cash, jewellery and valuables. Carry only passport photocopy.

2) Avoid displaying the sign requesting room-cleaning service.

3) Keep a television or radio switched on in the room when out, it gives the impression

that the room is occupied.

4. When you are victim of a crime.

a) Don’t resist robbers, as your life is more important than whatever you are carrying.

b) Contact the embassy and the appropriate airlines if passport or ticket is lost.

5. Always change money at a bank or hotel.

6. Never buy railway/air tickets or book hotel rooms through touts.

7. Be careful not to accept torn notes from anyone as no-one else will accept them, making them quite useless. Change is often in short supply, so try not to carry large denominations.

These were some generics tips and guides for a smooth travel, one must consider them for a hassle free travel.