Try For A ‘Greener’ Vacation.

Everyone deserves a break from time to time in order to relax and get out from their heavy schedules. Let it be swimming, cycling, skiing or just exploring an unseen land can bring you immense calm. Now, as you have already thought about traveling, think about how you can make it a trip that is eco-friendly. Many people believe that it is quite hard to plan a trip that is eco-friendly but, that is not true. Rest assured, it is very easy and takes less effort. You can still enjoy your trip with lots of pleasure.
The following are many tips to help you to travel greener.

· Seek Hotels Which Are More Greener
Many hotels have their own websites. Check if the hotel is into a green program. The green program may include using LED lighting, extensive recycling program or having power system which uses less energy. There are some hotels which have composts for its kitchen waste so as to use them in a solar greenhouse which produces fresh ingredients for their restaurant.

· Always Carry Reusable Bag While Travelling
Even though several places have banned the use of plastic bags, many people still use them as it is more convenient to carry. You should stop using them. Travel with a reusable bag which is much better as it doesn’t cause any harm to the environment. Carry them along when you’re going shopping and see how happy the shopkeeper is on seeing the bag.

· Take Along Reusable Water Bottle
Plastic water bottles are cheap and are found everywhere. But after use, plastic bottles are often thrown, and they end up clogging up landfills and polluting the ocean. You can avoid this by just buying a reusable water bottle and filling it with purified water.

· Use Greener Transport
Vehicles are the main reason for air pollution. You can minimize this if you travel either by biking or just by simply walking. By opting for this method, it gives you a better sense of the place, and you can explore more as you don’t need to go along a road where there is a chance of you missing something wonderful.

Read Also : Learn To Pack Efficiently While Travelling

Learn To Pack Efficiently While Travelling

Most people hate packing as it is a chore which leaves people with exhaustion. It is the most important task, and one should see to it all the things needed are safely packed before traveling. While traveling, it is common to forget to pack one or two items which are required at some point of the travel and leaves you feeling disappointed as it would be hard to find a store which would sell the item at that particular place. Also if you pack too much, you would be left with lots of luggage that would be a burden, and also you would waste a lot of money for paying for extra airline baggage fees.

Here are some packing strategies which every traveler should follow.

· Make a list of things needed for the journey at least a week back. This will give you time to make a complete list and ensures you never forget to take something that is very important.
· Instead of folding your clothes, try rolling them. Folded clothes take more space than tightly rolled clothes. Even backpackers who stuff their small sized backpack with lots of clothes agree that rolling is much better than folding.
· Before traveling, it is always nice to check out your airline’s baggage fee policy. Some airlines charge more for extra luggage. Certain airlines have their own website. Try reading your airline’s baggage policy through those websites.
· Each traveler is permitted by the desired airline to carry at least one bag and one personal item while boarding the plane. Try to buy a bag which is smaller looking but at the same time spacious enough to put all the things you would need during the flight which is within your arm’s reach as well.
· The happiest part of traveling is that you don’t need to do the laundry. Make sure you check into a hotel which is providing free laundry service.

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