How to plan your holiday itinerary safely
Once you have decided on the destination, paid for your holiday, and sorted out all of the particulars, all you need to do is relax and wait for the date to arrive. However, there are a few other details that are easy to miss.
No one wants to go on a holiday which is rigidly planned down to the minute, but at the same time it is simply not safe to fly to a foreign country and try to find things to do once you are there.
Without knowing the country well, you cannot be sure that the activities you are doing are safe or even enjoyable, and you may waste a lot of money on things that you and your family don’t even enjoy. Here are some ways to plan your itinerary before you even arrive.
- Do your research. Before you leave, do your research online to find out what the best activities in the area are, including looking at reviews from people in a similar position to yourself. If you have children, then you can trust the reviews of other people with children better than a young single person, and so on.
- Find activities close together. The last thing you want to be doing on your holiday is driving around most of the time between activities. Choose two or three things to do each day which are close together, so you can spend less time in the car and more time having fun.
- Choose an all-inclusive resort. In some cases, particularly if you are travelling with children, it can be useful to book an all-inclusive resort which provides things for you and your family to do each day. You can also be sure that these activities will be safer.
- Be aware of the weather. If, for example, you are in a very hot country, avoid planning or booking activities for the hottest part of the day.
When to make Bath and North East Somerset claims
If you have participated in an activity on holiday, and been injured because of it, you may be able to make Bath and North East Somerset claims against the company which ran the activity.
The best way to make Bath and North East Somerset claims for something which happens on holiday is to call Accident Advice Helpline while you are still out there.
This will help the experienced personal injury lawyers to talk you through what happened, and help you to gather the information you need to make successful Bath and North East Somerset claims.
Call the helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to speak to the team and make a start on your claim.
Date Published: 18th June 2014
Author: David Brown