Posts Tagged‘travel advice’

Going away this summer? Here’s how to ensure your home is safe

If you are eagerly anticipating a long summer getaway this year, be careful that you don’t become so preoccupied with washing clothes and packing bags that you forget to safeguard your home. Sadly, unoccupied homes can become easy prey to thieves if they detect, just from looking at the property, that it is vacant. There are some ways of potentially throwing them off the scent and so discouraging them from even attempting any intrusions. Keep windows and doors closed and locked It might seem like an obvious point, but given the stuffiness that can typically come with uncomfortable summer heat,…

Things First Time Travellers Should Know About International Trips

While most people have travelled internationally at some point, there are still others who have not gone beyond the domestic terminals. Hey, there’s nothing wrong with it, we were all first-time international travellers and travelling to local destinations are as satisfying too. But a lot of us remember our first international travel. Bumbling in the airport, looking closely at the gate numbers — in fact, we aren’t even on board the plane yet and we already look like a tourist. So to help some of you with your first foray with an immigration officer and looking at overseas travel insurance┬ápackets,…