5 Smart Tips to Unlock Fun and Happiness on Your Vacation Time

October 7, 2019
Nakamanda Resort & Spa

Planning to have a perfect getaway can be rather stressful, considering the sheer number of factors you have to consider. Packing, making travel arrangements, developing the travel itinerary, and saving money to cover it all can be utterly exhausting. However, you go on vacation to have fun. If you’re stressed, worried, and anxious, you will not be able to make room for fun on your summer break. What’s the point?


Traveling is a trying process. There are so many things to remember, and you have a lot of work stuff to file away before you can leave. In this article, you will find the most practical tips that will make your vacation stress-free. Not only will they help you minimize stress-inducing events such as delayed flights, traffics, and lost items, but also help you get what you came for: to expand your horizons, gain new experiences, and create wonderful memories.


Here are the ways to unlock fun during your summer vacation trip:


1.
Avoid only booking airfare and accommodation only because it is on sale.

It’s crucial to consider your schedule before booking a solid date. So what if you see a deal for cheap airfare or hotel accommodation for 20 percent off? If you’re unavailable on those days, there’s really no point in making a reservation. Another good idea is to book your returning flight two days before you’re expected to go back to work. That way, you will have some downtime to relax (and do laundry) before reality hits!


2.
Keep a suitcase packed.

Pro travelers shop for travel-sized toothbrushes, soaps, shampoos, and other toiletries. That way, they have a separate set of toiletries ready for an adventure. If you have a set of travel clothes that you don’t use on a daily basis, pack them inside your suitcase as well. By getting this done a few weeks before you’re scheduled to leave, you willeliminate last-minute cramming and stress.


3.
Check your credit card coverage.

Did you know that many credit cards come with travel protection? This protection includes rental car insurance, lost luggage coverage, trip cancellation coverage, and much more. Your knowledge about these things will give you peace of mind and help you save money and time if in case the unfortunate happens.


4.
When you think everything will go south, it will.

The best thing you can do before you take that vacation is to ask yourself this question: What’s the worst that can happen? Play everything out in your mind. After that, list down the protection you can give yourself. Whom do you call? Where should you go? What should you do? Being prepared for the worst will put your mind at ease.


5.
Disconnect from social media.

We get it. You want to brag that you went to one of Earth’s hidden treasures. However, Instagram can wait until you get home. The whole point of a vacation is to switch things up from the normal. If the majority of what you do in the mundane is social media, you’re kind of missing the point. Plus, you wouldn’t want anyone reaching out to you while you’re on vacation, don’t you?


These are just some of the many things you can do to enjoy your summer vacation. If you follow them, you’ll have a stress-free fun time with yourself or with your loved ones.


If you’re looking to have fun and happiness on your vacation in Krabi, Nakamanda is your best option. Get in touch with us today to see how we can help.