There is a good bit of research and preparing when you are going on a trip. You need to get more from your money and time to have the best experience you can. These tips will help make your trip an enjoyable one.

Make a packing list. Between one week and three months before you leave for a trip, sit down and write down every item you are going to take with you. This will keep you away from chaos no matter how late you pack.

Pack lightly and take only what you need, when traveling. The less you bring, the fewer things you are likely to lose or have stolen. Do not bring too many pairs of shoes, as these become heavy clothing items to bring.

Check the carrier’s website that you are most interested in to make sure you are getting the best price. Travelocity and Kayak are …