Experts know that unexpected snafus, like; getting stuck in the middle seat, flight delays, or dealing with foreign transaction fees can sometimes dampen the excitement of an otherwise well-planned vacation.
To assist you in traveling better for 2017, we’ve compiled our favorite travel hacks we’ve learned this year. You’ll navigate airports masterfully, get the lasted travel and mobile accessories, and know how to travel in comfort.
Best Flight Hacks
1. Set up price alerts.
If you know where you want to go, and you have a few months to spare, you might want to wait to get the best price. Download the Hopper app and do a search on Google Flights, and if the price isn’t yet right, set an alert. You can also set up alerts on Skyscanner.com, one fo the best tools for finding the best dates to fly.
2. Sign up for airline emails.
Sign up to airlines newsletters: JetBlue, for example, sends out flash sale emails. Check out websites like Airfarewatchdog that are great for finding great flight deals.
Best Travel Accessories
There are a few things you can bring along to make your flight much easier and prepare for emergencies.
There isn’t always time to charge your devices at the airport. Outlets could full, out of order, and most planes do not provide outlets. Bring a portable charger to power up your devices on the go. It is important to make sure you are ready for an emergency, especially in another country.
There’s nothing as important as securing comfort when traveling in economy class. With the 3IN1 Travel Set, comfort is like no other. You get a neck pillow, an eye mask, and ear plugs to block out your environment – for only $7.95, it is a deal indeed.
This new duffle bag features a lightweight side bound construction that is both sturdy and flexible to protect your belongings in transit. The retractable pull handle is sturdy and lightweight for durability and reliability. With multiple locking stages, adjusts to the height that best fits your needs.
Get through security lines faster with this set of 3 clear plastic travel bottles with screw caps. Where most people will have to hassle with throwing things out, you’ll be able to breeze right through.
Want great sound without sacrificing style? Then check out these designer earbuds by V19.69 Italia 3mm Earbuds Eleganza. You can start listening today!
Keep your iPad encased with this awesome neo-renaissance iPad case. iPad cases are necessary to protect from unexpected flight turbulence, dings, and scratches.
Get the best seat!
The importance of a good airline seat cannot be underestimated. SeatGuru helps savvy travelers get the best intel on their seats; does a seat have a generous incline? What about power outlets? How far is the bathroom? There are also user reviews so that you can reference other traveler’s experiences before you make a decision.