28 Mar

9 Lessons Learned: Guides

A Clear Guide on How to Deal With Problems Experienced When Travelling

To change surrounding and move to a different one, you will have to travel to another place whose surrounding is not that which you are used to. Travelling involves carrying clothes that you can change and other items that you will use during your travel. You need to be caution when travelling by keeping your luggage safe and avoiding eating unsafe food while travelling. The following are important things you should consider to do when you find yourself in a difficult situation while travelling.

Always be alert and keep your purse, wallet or luggage you are carrying with you when you are in congested areas such as the airport or subway when waiting for your flight or train to travel. To avoid your ID and personal information to be used by someone else, ensure you report immediately to the nearest police station. The ATM may be used to withdraw your cash if it accidentally lands on a person who somehow manages to access the password of your ATM. Travelling insurance companies are usually strict with their timeline when theft of goods are stolen, report immediately to avoid missing out on your compensation.

Misplacement of your bag or confusion that results to interchanging your bag may be hard to find if it is not reported on time and the rest of the passengers not made aware. Reporting the lost luggage on time will increase your compensation if it takes a longer time to recover it. To avoid loosing your luggage, ensure to label your bag clearly and always put something unique around it to distinguish it from other peoples bags. If you are travelling with valuables, medication and your reading glasses, put them in your hand laggage.

Missing a flight is also among the worst travelling problems you can experience at least once in a lifetime. If you happen to have a frequent flier account then this will help you to explain missing the flight due to delay by another flight you were on. Therefore, to avoid missing your flight, always ask the receptionist for a wake up call at your specific time so as to reach the airport before time.

If you ever experience stomach upset while travelling make sure you stay hydrated and sip lots and lots of water. In other words, don’t buy water from the streets and only from trusted sources to avoid contracting food poisoning or stomach discomfort while on your journey. Therefore, make a priority of travelling with your own food snacks and water to eat when your are travelling and feeling hungry.