Be Prepared with Our Bite-Sized Travel Tips - Page 4

37. Flying

Most credit cards offer free lounge access at airports. Make sure to check if you qualify.

38. Flying

Skip the queues with 'web check-in' then just wait for your name to be called.

39. Flying

Don't walk barefoot into a plane bathroom, that liquid is probably not water.

40. Flying

Airplane bathrooms aren't cleaned after every flight. Use wet wipes to clean the toilet seat before using it.

41. Flying

Flight crew won't help with your luggage because they only get paid, and are only insured for workmans comp, once the plane doors close.

42. Flying

Don't drink the hot water on planes. The tanks are only cleaned every 6 - 9 month or if there is a problem.

43. Flying

Get free upgrades by simply being nice to your gate agent and flight attendant.

44. Food

Ask for breakfast on the go. Some hotels will put your breakfast in a takeaway container if you're in a rush.

45. Transport

Ask for an airport transfer. Many hotels offer a free or discounted ride to the airport.

46. Transport

Rent a car when you travel. It gives you more freedom and time to explore remote areas.

47. Hotels and Accomodation

Staying in a hostel is a great way to meet people and save money.

48. Adventure

Save money by getting friends together and share costs.