> Make sure your passport has at least 6 months validity.
> Without a valid passport, you will be denied entry to the destination country.
> Look up the destination requirements for the country you are travelling to.
> Find out the type of Visa you have to apply for and how long it will take to process.
> Ensure you have a proper and valid Visa before travelling.
> Some airlines allow you to check-in with the booking reference number.
> Different airlines and immigration authorities have different requirements, so please check ahead of your trip.
> Carry a printed copy to be on the safe side.
> Ensure you have enough cash with you.
> It is also wise to carry different currencies with you to ease your travels.
> Check out how much things cost before you travel so you can set aside a budget.
DEBIT AND CREDIT CARDS
> A cashless payment system is an easier alternative from carrying too much cash on you.
> Contact your bank before your trip to activate your credit card during the travel duration so that the bank can enable your card to be used abroad.
> Request for your PIN number as many banks are using this for identification purposes.
> Packing smart starts with knowing the weather at your destination and your schedule.
> If you’re packing bulky items, use packing cases to maximise space.
> For a business trip, pack items which require minimal ironing and matches easily.
> Roll up clothing items and stuff shoes with small items.
> Always throw in an extra bag that folds flat, an extra bag lock as well as a foldable laundry bag.