Travel Tip Tuesday: Booking Summer Travel in the Fall

Summer 2012 may have passed us by and we’re moving into the fall and holiday season but that doesn’t mean you have to put your summer Europe dreams on hiatus!  Fall is one of the best times to start thinking of booking summer travel because it can mean some serious savings in the wallet department, and in this economy, we work hard so we can play hard and make our vacations count!

Here are some great ways to save for a summer vacation by booking this fall!

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Travel Tip Tuesday: Using Apps to Organize Your Travel Plans

It’s a technologically-advanced world and we’re using our mobile phones more and more during our travels.  We know that you want to use your iPhone while traveling internationally, but sometimes you just want to know which apps will be useful while you’re on the road

Here’s a round-up of the most useful apps we’ve come across in our recent travels!

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Travel Tip Tuesday: 5 Reasons to Hydrate on the Road

Water water everywhere, but not a drop to drink!

Water makes up nearly 60% of the human body and your brain is composed of 70% water also!  Sugary juices and energy drinks aren’t going to replenish you with the most coveted beverage of all:  H20.  Dehydration can lead to headaches, illness, and you need to be in tip-top shape if you plan on jet-setting the world!

When you’re traveling, you’ll run into issues if you’re not keeping your body replenished with hydrating liquids. Here are 5 important reasons to stay hydrated on the road!

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Travel Tip Tuesday: Pack an “Essentials” Kit

Ever woken up with a splitting headache or nicked your finger accidentally? This, and many other minor accidents, can occur during your travels (but not always!).  Don’t Macguyver a bandage out of a piece of toilet paper.  We are all about precautionary measures here at Contiki (did you get travel insurance yet?), especially if you are traveling to a country that may not have these essentials readily available for you.

Here is a great checklist of items to keep in your carry-on or your checked luggage, in case of emergency!


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