25 Rookie Travel Mistakes NOT TO MAKE

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Комментарии: 927

  • Annie Kaune
    Annie Kaune 11 часов назад

    If you're from the US, bring your US phone with you. When logging in to your accounts while traveling in a foreign country, you will get a prompt to verify your identity. Many companies like Google (e.g., Gmail) will only use your phone number and text you a 2-factor authentication unlock code. I've learned this the hard way when I didn't bring my US phone # abroad.

  • Traveler Global
    Traveler Global 16 часов назад

    Hi Guys, I found this really cool website with checklists for your next travel: travel-checklist.com/ so make sure your don't forget anything :-)

  • High On Life
    High On Life 2 дня назад

    But how does one know if they've packed more than they need??

  • Soph ia
    Soph ia 10 дней назад

    awesome video! sorry for the spam, but check out my travel blog if you're interested in finding tips on how to travel for cheap! peace&love x www.lostinwanderlust.co.uk

  • Artem Bondarev
    Artem Bondarev 12 дней назад

    It's great but you need some money anyway if you want to travel. Fortunatelly you can start making it with just one dollar in the pocket. Don't believe me? Then don't watch this video and click the link in the discription ruclip.com/video/KQCH--WWtco/

    TB MURAH 13 дней назад

    Learn to read the traditional map. I am surprised on how many ppl doesn't know how to read these. Google and apple map not always reliable. They are useful but if you travel to remote places it's a good skill to have in hand

  • Harold Sibayan
    Harold Sibayan 17 дней назад

    subscribed :) hope you subscribe me back also . thanks ;)

  • Top Kek
    Top Kek 18 дней назад

    Loved your video. This will be very helpful when I travel to Japan.

  • Maria Goludina
    Maria Goludina 20 дней назад

    I work in a customer service and North Americans are the worst tippers. I've got now idea how it comes

  • J R
    J R 24 дня назад

    I am going to Lebanon, staying at my grandparent's house in the village, don't have to worry about laundry :)

  • mbergstedt84
    mbergstedt84 27 дней назад

    About not carrying much Money on you. i know it would be bad if you drop it och get your bag stolen or whatever u do to loose it. but if You wana save Money then take out much everytime you take out Money. That way you save Money from a number of transaction fees. so if you go to Thailand for example, Always take out a minimum of 10 000bht that will save you lots of Money in the long run.

  • Annie Evie
    Annie Evie Месяц назад

    Rookie Mistake not to make: Not getting a VPN in China. If you want to use important things like Google Maps or Google Translate in China you're gonna need a VPN (virtual private network) to do so. I've heard of far too many travellers finding themselves lost in China because they can't access maps or translate apps on their phone that could help with asking directions.
    Another good tip (if you're travelling to somewhere you don't speak the language) is to have the name of your hotel/accommodation written down somewhere. This is especially important in places like China in which the writing system is different to English. This way if you're lost you can show people, or a taxi driver and they can help you get where you gotta go.

  • Rolando Ruiz
    Rolando Ruiz Месяц назад

    While there some things you have to learn to say yes to, there are also some things you also have to say no to with absolute confidence 'cause if you don't, that experience might get you into a whole lot of trouble (if not dead).

  • Gwen CSmith
    Gwen CSmith Месяц назад

    Here's the tips:

    - Packing too much
    - Not packing the right shoes
    - Not planning out laundry days
    - Forgetting power cords and/or portable batteries
    - Over-scheduling
    - Not getting a watch
    - Not having a data plan (for your phone)
    - Not knowing your wifi plan
    - Book places with wifi (eat, stay, etc.)
    - Spending too much money drinking and partying
    - Not understanding tipping etiquette
    - Short connection times
    - Thinking you'll save money at a cheaper airport without thinking properly about how to get to your hotel
    - Not checking train, bus, or metro timing
    - Not comparing public transportation with private
    - Soz, gtg. Hope I helped!

  • ZOknows
    ZOknows Месяц назад

    Drink tons of bottled water! Very crucial.

  • Ezio Auditore
    Ezio Auditore Месяц назад

    While you did technically touched on this I wanted to be more specific. Don't go with the people who solicit cab rides at the airport. I once had to pay 104 euros for a 20 minute cab ride from the airport to my hotel.

    I would also recommend being sure to buy power adaptors before leaving, and not just buy them at the airport when you land. I did this twice, and each time I didn't realize I forgot to pick one up until after I was already out of the airport.

    Put the phone down for two bloody minutes. What's wrong with sitting down to eat and enjoy the food for 45 minutes without needing your phone? You also really don't need them for directions either. We have this fascinating new invention called a map.

  • hana hipp
    hana hipp Месяц назад

    did u make that kesha parody snow?

  • May Hannah
    May Hannah Месяц назад

    How boring are your travels if you depend completely on wifi 😴😴😴

  • PfC Wells
    PfC Wells Месяц назад

    Its amazing how many folks seem to be travel snobs on here.

  • Cacilia Yancey
    Cacilia Yancey Месяц назад

    Has anyone used Pixel and Project Fi in Europe. It's supposed to work and comes with VPN.

  • Jamie
    Jamie Месяц назад

    I'll give you a tip, if you ever come to the UK learn how to say data correctly!

  • graxie v
    graxie v Месяц назад

    you are so adorable lol but this video deeeeefinitely helps thank you!!

  • Joni dh
    Joni dh Месяц назад

    Why always search for WiFi? 😐 Youre not on vacation to spend your time on the internet Where ever you are

  • Paula Baldassini
    Paula Baldassini Месяц назад

    Love your t-shirt! 😍

  • Carla Bohna
    Carla Bohna Месяц назад

    WHERE DID YOU GET THAT SHIRT???! I loveee it.

  • xX Anime Xx
    xX Anime Xx Месяц назад

    I swear. I have a feeling i'm gonna get arrested because of my rookie travel mistakes T-T

  • Taylor Wenneson
    Taylor Wenneson Месяц назад

    Please do rookie airport mistakes

  • Cassandra Boyd
    Cassandra Boyd Месяц назад

    Well thank you for all of the advice! It was very helpful. I feel confident and ready to go now! :)

  • Jatoiya Patten
    Jatoiya Patten Месяц назад

    Honestly, where did you buy your shirt? its too cute :S

  • Kayla Mastin
    Kayla Mastin Месяц назад

    Do you have any tips on traveling to foreign countries with language barriers? I've used apps before and have tried to pick up on the languages, but I'm not 100% comfortable yet!

  • Beatrice Overton
    Beatrice Overton Месяц назад


  • adriana anthony
    adriana anthony 2 месяца назад

    For longer stays find a local grocery shop and pharmacy close to where you stay or pack dry easy fix foods like ramen and oatmeal especially if you don't stay at a hotel. I did this for my study abroad in Germany and it was great for those late night meals or indoor study sessions past 8 pm when restaurants close to me were closed. Use a map, that's how I got around Paris for a day with no trains. its cheaper to walk if you can read a map really well and you see everything better along the way to and from your hotel. if your hotel has free buffet breakfast take a fruit or something to go to get the most out of it, you don't want to be starving when the tour bus drops you off and overspend because you were too hungry to think. have a spending budget before you go but give yourself wiggle room, especially if using ATM's, its not fun going home with extra euro's and $3 in your acct

  • Cherry Tejada
    Cherry Tejada 2 месяца назад

    Im American and I never tip

  • Clorox Bleach
    Clorox Bleach 2 месяца назад

    I love her shirt cuz I could be staring at her tits and just say I'm looking at the map

  • Alanenen
    Alanenen 2 месяца назад

    Talking about tipping and saving money in the same video. Lmao what. Just dont tip

  • Alanenen
    Alanenen 2 месяца назад

    In spain they don't care at all if they leave with the busses like 15 minutes early

  • thatonekid
    thatonekid 2 месяца назад

    How do you make friends traveling? I am very shy... 😂

  • thatonekid
    thatonekid 2 месяца назад

    Does it matter what bank ATM you go to? Can I use my Bank of America card anywhere ? But there are fees

  • thatonekid
    thatonekid 2 месяца назад

    Does anyone have tips on how to deal with money when traveling for a month or more? Cards can incur fees, but exchanging a huge amount of cash seems risky especially if you have to carry it around .... also some cards don't work at foreign atms

  • Alana Delia
    Alana Delia 2 месяца назад

    I learned to underpaid because I end up wearing the same things...and I bring detergent to hands wash items

  • Arthur Sandomine
    Arthur Sandomine 2 месяца назад

    Wake! Lots of great tips! Although I don't think you do NOT have to have wi-fi in every resturant. A bit overkill unless u need to check Facebook when you sit in an exiting new place. 
    And the best way to pay is with your card directly if possible since your banks exchange rate is usually cheaper than an atm:s rate.
    Thank you

  • IrinNovy
    IrinNovy 2 месяца назад

    Laundry? I've never had such a problem. Do you really need a washing machine to wash your underwear? Really? As for the rest of the clothes, I don't wash them after one use (unless there is a stain or something like that) and I never bring just 1 piece so... no laundry problems.
    Wi-fi? You don't need it everywhere you go, unless you are planning to spend time in your phone instead of talking to your travel companions. To have it in your hotel is essential (but if you have a data plan, you are good without it). You really don't need internet this much.

  • Katie Caruthers
    Katie Caruthers 2 месяца назад

    So I guess I already made one of these mistakes haha, but I didn't have too much of a choice. My layover before I go to Dublin is less than an hour and a half. I'm starting in Arkansas, then going to Chicago, then Dublin. You talked about customs, but don't I go through customs once I get to Ireland? What will happen once I land in Chicago? Thanks!

  • Zina Azzouni
    Zina Azzouni 2 месяца назад

    Great video! A lot of helpful information.

  • findyourkind
    findyourkind 2 месяца назад

    I love your shirt 😍

  • Ezra
    Ezra 2 месяца назад

    atm in my town on Sunday, the last bus is something insane like 3-4 pm...

  • joker28666
    joker28666 2 месяца назад +1

    you need to make text lists of these really long videos, not everyone has a third of an hour to spare

  • sarita wirsig
    sarita wirsig 2 месяца назад

    yes, and No.......use your brain....

  • Travis Valentine
    Travis Valentine 2 месяца назад

    You look like a 80's yuppie with that hat on

  • Emily Henderson
    Emily Henderson 2 месяца назад

    Keep underwear in you hand luggage/carry on in case your case gets lost then you have back up undies, also if it's big enough put some clothes in. Another tip is if your travelling with other people spread you luggage across eachother's cases that way if one of the gets lost you still have clothes

  • 78deathface
    78deathface 2 месяца назад

    Why do you need wifi when you're eating?

  • jana Van hemelrijck
    jana Van hemelrijck 2 месяца назад

    Wifi! 😂

  • Ho Ivan
    Ho Ivan 2 месяца назад

    I like your accent, its very easy to listen for non-native english speaker like me

  • I love kookie and tae
    I love kookie and tae 2 месяца назад +3

    Hey Nadine, I just found your channel and I really really like it! ☺️ You're really pretty and I can tell that your friendly. Glad I found ur channel and u just got a life long subscriber ❤️

  • Lele Ketail
    Lele Ketail 2 месяца назад +3

    honestly, i was expecting something more specific like 'dont lean on your left foot while a mosquito flies in front of the fifth indian' but this is good too lol

  • Taylor Elliott
    Taylor Elliott 2 месяца назад

    I'm traveling to a reservation in Montana but this video is still entertaining 😂

  • Taylor Elliott
    Taylor Elliott 2 месяца назад

    I love that shirt omg

  • Jan Pohořelický
    Jan Pohořelický 2 месяца назад

    Tip #1 Don't use ATM in a foreign country. There is a crazy fee to use it. And your bank will charge you for it like 2% and more or $10...Exchange it in advance at a good rate and pay with the card at shops if you can. There is usually no fee when you pay with your card. Just don't you ATMs please!

  • jordy gaz
    jordy gaz 2 месяца назад

    my rule of thumb for packing, if you dont use it already every day, dont pack it! I took socks that i never once wore, and a bunch of other crap because i thought i may need it but never did at all and the few things i didn't take which i thought i wouldn't want to be carrying around ended up being things i had to buy on the road such as face scrubs and stuff. So my thing is, if you dont already use it every day, don't bring it.

  • Monroe Harris
    Monroe Harris 2 месяца назад

    where you get that shirt? I want it.

  • Auxede
    Auxede 2 месяца назад

    i love your shirt!!

  • MarkD1159
    MarkD1159 2 месяца назад

    If I was ever forced to travel somewhere I wouldn't bring my iPhone, I'd get some super cheap phone so if it gets stolen I won't lose out. I'd also try to limit my stay to the amount of clothes I could comfortably carry so I wouldn't have to worry about laundry. Finally, I would NEVER go out to socialize. Too risky.

  • Beth
    Beth 2 месяца назад

    So many details I could forget, oh just thinking about it gives me a headache. Can I just bring you with me? 😂

  • Shabaz Azhar
    Shabaz Azhar 2 месяца назад


  • Lisa Andujar Estrella
    Lisa Andujar Estrella 2 месяца назад

    Hey hey! You're amazing!! I was curious as to where you got that cute watch from! :)

  • AnXie
    AnXie 3 месяца назад

    I need that tshirt

  • Mix music Lyrics
    Mix music Lyrics 3 месяца назад

    Wifii is everywhere

  • Mix music Lyrics
    Mix music Lyrics 3 месяца назад

    Data lol it's pronounced deta😂

    WILL GATES 3 месяца назад

    Data Is Good... Data Is God... Lmao

  • Peter Casaschi
    Peter Casaschi 3 месяца назад

    Actually in a lot of places in Europe add the tip.

  • El Maeve
    El Maeve 3 месяца назад

    If have a tip, wear legging shorts because they have all the niceness of leggings but your legs will be cooler

  • Lana Janner
    Lana Janner 3 месяца назад

    U sound like a news reporter

  • Goats On The Road
    Goats On The Road 3 месяца назад

    Completely agree with not over scheduling and planning in laundry days, ha ha!

  • Jan Giles
    Jan Giles 3 месяца назад

    I am so enjoying listening and watching your vids as a Rookie to Air travel you have been most helpful so from down under to up and over thank you.

  • Jul Villarreal
    Jul Villarreal 3 месяца назад

    Pro tip learn how to tip before you even go out the eat ):<

  • AZKr3w34
    AZKr3w34 3 месяца назад

    Omg. haha you're so freaking cuteeeee! I love your videos so much! I'm going on an European tour for two weeks. I'm so excited and this video was very informative. Thanks a ton.

  • Dr Shahid Iqbal Gill
    Dr Shahid Iqbal Gill 3 месяца назад

    Very nice useful tips
    One thing more is
    Now a days every airport has free wifi
    That is very useful when ur in new place and had no data plans no SIM cards .

  • Scott Smit
    Scott Smit 3 месяца назад

    ATM = BIG fee.

    • vangrails
      vangrails 2 месяца назад

      ATMs are most of the times cheaper than exchanging money. The amount of fees also depend on your debit or credit card. An exchange office needed to be manned all the time so they are labour intensive,, ATMs only need to be refilled from time to time, therefore I think that ATMs are most of the time cheaper.

  • Chris Wall
    Chris Wall 3 месяца назад

    Spot on, I have just come back from India for 3 months and wished I watched this before, great tips.

    Watch out for those tuck tucks... LOL

  • Clara OnTheRoad
    Clara OnTheRoad 3 месяца назад

    Learn some words in the local language! It makes everything so much easier, and it will open the communication with people of the country, they will be a lot friendlier if they can see that you're making an effort ;)

  • Helena Smagala
    Helena Smagala 3 месяца назад

    I understand data for walking around and getting places...but seriously why is wifi so important for restaurants?? If it's directions and you're not sure how to get back to the hotel then screenshot the map before you leave! By seriously you're going to be enjoying a meal and likely talking to people omg 😅😂😂 it just made me angry sorry

  • KC Johnston
    KC Johnston 3 месяца назад

    whats your deal with wifi?

  • Stops
    Stops 3 месяца назад

    Noted ! ALLLLLL OF THEM ARE 100% correct

  • LifewithMoni
    LifewithMoni 3 месяца назад

    I just visited Strawberry Fields Together...a rustic cottage like hotel in Jamaica! Subscribe and view the video on my youtube channel.

  • Sigpig Vis5Visdal
    Sigpig Vis5Visdal 3 месяца назад

    Our hotel in Grand Canaria (Anfi del mar) has laundry free and free Wifi. Wifi therre is grat

  • Mary Ann Jane
    Mary Ann Jane 3 месяца назад

    I have a flight at lax toTaiwan at 400. Trying to smarten up

  • Miro Paananen
    Miro Paananen 3 месяца назад

    If you are traveling like from europe to us. Try to find a cheap power adapter. Some of them cost a lot! And If your computer sparks when you plug it in it would be better to get a new cable for the pc!

  • Katie Gibson
    Katie Gibson 3 месяца назад

    I'm going on a bus tour of Europe this summer for 3 weeks. I am very nervous for the logistics of traveling. This video is a huge help and gives me some peace of mind. Thanks for keeping it real!

  • Siwan Vlogs
    Siwan Vlogs 3 месяца назад

    Is it just me or is her voice very annoying

  • Jack Running
    Jack Running 3 месяца назад

    all of these are important but they DONT SUCK

  • Esmeralda Quiroz
    Esmeralda Quiroz 3 месяца назад

    This was very very informative and I am happy I watched this video ❤️ thank you!

  • Cheyanne Vollmar
    Cheyanne Vollmar 3 месяца назад

    I'm leaving in less than 2 weeks for my 13 day trip to Europe and I'm super nervous but this video helped a lot!!!!

  • epd0126
    epd0126 3 месяца назад

    hey where did u get that phone case

  • Maureen Hill
    Maureen Hill 3 месяца назад

    thank you for these great travel tips..I really enjoyed the video!! Happy Traveling!!;)

  • Zoe Stone
    Zoe Stone 3 месяца назад

    You remind me of Laura Maranos Character (Ally Dawson) from Austin and Ally... Anybody else?

  • D Lish
    D Lish 3 месяца назад

    I NEEEEED that map shirt!!!! oh my goodness i need that in my life

  • Jigglypuff Productions
    Jigglypuff Productions 3 месяца назад

    My laundry machine is my grandma

  • skullgirl
    skullgirl 4 месяца назад

    Where can I get her tee shirt?

  • Bente van Broekhoven
    Bente van Broekhoven 4 месяца назад

    ...first time flying internationally and my layover is 1:40 and on the way back 1:20 now I'm scared haha! But otherwise it was a 4 hour layover(on a 26 hour travel time so than it would have been 30) or 200,- more expensive. So I guess I just hope that I can make it:p