Travel Hacks: 20 Top Travel Hacks to Help You When You’re Out and About

Published: 18/06/2017 and written by Leanne Sherman

Glamping: How to Go Glamping on a BudgetAs the weather gets warmer and the sun begins to make more of an appearance, you may be getting ready for your summer holidays. Take a look at these 20 top travel hacks from Mr Lender to save you money and make your journey a little more stress free.travel hacks

1. Buy your currency before you go to avoid high exchange rates

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2. If you do need to get currency out while you’re away, make sure you tell your bank you’re travelling or they may block your card

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3. Also, use an ATM to draw out money as they’re unlikely to charge commission

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4. Check for flights on Skyscanner, Kayak or Momondo to get the best deals

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5. Enable private browsing on your computer before looking for flights to get a cheaper deal

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6. Utilise your phone – instead of buying translation books and maps, download apps to your phone instead

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7. Instead of hiring an iron abroad, roll your clothes to avoid creases and save space

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8. Use a bulldog clip to protect the head of your razor

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9. Keep your clothes clean by wrapping your shoes in a shower cap

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10. Avoid losing hairpins by storing them in a tictac box

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11. Protect your cables and chargers by storing them in a sunglasses case

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12. Take an empty bottle to the airport and refill it once you’ve passed through security instead of buying a bottle at the shop

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13. If you want to drink anything other than water, you can take miniature bottles on board the flight, as long as they’re below 100ml

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14. Keep your clothes smelling fresh by putting a tumble dryer sheet in your suitcase

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15. Use a contact lense case to pack small amounts of liquids

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16. Use Airbnb instead of booking expensive hotels privately

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17. Never be caught without your passport and travel documents – scan them to your email

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18. If you’re an iPhone user, you can save your boarding passes to your in-phone wallet

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19. Keep your luggage safe by marking your case as ‘fragile’ – this should prevent any breakages

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20. Pack a few pieces of underwear in your hand luggage just in case anything happens to your suitcase

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