Foremost planning a trip to London is a big task. One being a first time traveler or a second time traveler, planning is very much important.Making you an itinerary and planning accordingly is a crucial task.The planning stage of your trip can be instrumental in its success and an enjoyable part of the experience itself. You have a world of options...and plenty to consider.Travelers can also book an appointment with travel consultants for a personalized help. There are many things that should be kept in mind by the traveler.
• Check your passport expiration date; if it is cutting close to your holidays then you should get it renewed from the passport office. • Make reservations for your accommodations beforehand and if possible also book tour guides in your preferred language beforehand. • While in London keep your passport with you all times and should be shown when demanded. • Call your credit and debit card bank/company, and ask them about the fees for different countries. Always have your bank emergency phone number all times with you. • Check whether your travel insurance covers places you are going to visit. If it does then check what possessions does it cover. • If you are renting a car then make sure you have a valid international driving license. • Get your important travel documents photocopied. • Take care of your medical needs. Get a pre-travel check-up. If you are using prescription drugs then stock up before you leave. • Make a list of your valuables that you are bringing such as electronics, click its picture and write there serial number and model number, so that if by chance they as lost then you will have something to show to the police. • Download apps on your phone such as translators, maps and transit schedules. These things come handy when one is travelling alone. • Give a copy of your itinerary to your family and friends. • Get your phone “unlocked” before you travel to make international calls. • Check out the money exchange rate beforehand so that one can plan the money and their trip accordingly.
There are many travel consultation website that help travelers in putting together great itineraries tailored to their special interests, budgets, and time constraints. First prepare your rough itinerary with places you want to visit, your exchanged money, transportation, and a prioritized list of questions.While some people are bad at planning travelers can hire travel consultation in person. They usually charge $50 for half an hour and $75 over phone. Travelers should also have a medical insurance. One cannot for see any mishappening so that is why medical and general insurance is necessary. Some of the countries check valid insurance at the time of immigration and some insurance also include baggage.