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The 25 Best Places to Visit in 2020

Atacama Desert, Chile

The world has plenty of wonderful cities and countries to visit, you can pass years traveling, and maybe it won't be enough to get to know all of them. Here they are a list with some to start this journey.

1. Rome, Italy

The eternal city fascinates everyone who goes there. One of the most visited places in the world will never disappoint you. 

Coliseum, Roman Forum, Fontana di Trevi, Pantheon, not to mention the people, the culture, the architecture, the amazing food, and the history, which is present everywhere, are the main characteristics of this magical capital.

2. Cape Town, South Africa

Incredible nature, beaches, whale watching, nice restaurants, and more. You can find all of them in Cape Town. 

Visit Cape Point, The Cape of Good Hope and Robben Island, go shopping and eat in Waterfront, and, of course, explore the iconic Table Mountain. The super famous mountain is a special landmark of this cosmopolitan city that mixes a metropolis with nature.

3. Paris, France

Not only for romantic people the city of lights is a dream destination. Millions of tourists visit Paris every year. Like Audrey Hepburn said: "Paris is always a good idea."

The Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, the Champs Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, the Seine River, and all the other Paris attractions are just some reasons to go there.


4. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The wonderful city is not called this way without reason. Stunning landscapes, mountains, beaches with blue water and white sand, samba, Christ the Redeemer, etc. come to our minds when we think about Rio de Janeiro.

Sugarloaf, Museum of Tomorrow, Copacabana, Santa Teresa, and Lapa neighborhoods, Botanical Garden, and more make the tourists fall in love with Rio de Janeiro.

5. Dakar, Senegal

The colorful and noisy capital of Senegal has a beautiful coastline, delicious cuisine, and a vibrant cultural scene. 

Don't miss: the Lac Rose, a lake that is pink on sunny days due to the high salt content inside it, the colors are memorable; and the Île de Gorée, it is a quieter place 30 minutes away from Dakar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with many gorgeous historical buildings, some of them are museums that show us the sad history of slavery. 

Enjoy the nightlife is mandatory. Pick up one of the bars and have fun.

6. Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto was the capital of Japan for more than 1,000 years. The city has over 1,000 shrines and temples, some of them are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Gardens and cherry blossoms are also characteristics of the city.

Trying sake is mandatory, the drink has been made there since the 16th century. Kyoto has a cuisine tradition. It is authentic and has different flavors.

Gion is the most famous district of the Geisha and Maiko culture.

7. Barcelona, Spain

There are plenty of reasons to visit Barcelona. 

Architecture, art, and culture are every corner, Gaudí and Miró are notorious examples. Their works are spotted on the streets, and in landmarks around the city, Sagrada Familia and Joan Miró Foundation are perfect places to admire their creations. Diverse museums, Las Ramblas, tasty tapas, friendly people, parks, lively music scene, and much more represent Barcelona.

8. Prague, Czech Republic

The land of the writer Franz Kafka is remembered mainly for the bridges, classical music, and beer. 

But its architecture also attracts lots of people. Gothic and Baroque to Renaissance and Art Nouveau styles can be found in Prague. Its historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The historic buildings and Prague Castle should be part of your itinerary.

At night enjoy the bars and feel the local life.

9. Grand Canyon National Park, USA

One of the seven natural wonders in the world has to be visited at least once.

Even for those who don't like nature so much, the landscape is breathtaking.

Its hugeness is astounding. It is 277 miles long and 18 miles wide.

The enormous gorges, ridges and rock formations make anyone impressed.

10. Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu is considered a sacred place surrounded by myths and mystery. There are many theories about Machu Picchu construction.

Exploring the curious Incas Ruins makes you go back to the past. 

Besides, admiring this incredible architectural and archeological monument, which a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you also are going to get astonished with the stunning beauty nature.

11. Dubrovnik, Croatia

The color of the gorgeous sea would be enough to go to Dubrovnik, but it is not only for this that Dubrovnik has been the new favorite destination in Europe. Outdoor markets, beaches, good food and local wines, island hopping, and historic buildings such as Rector’s Palace, Franciscan Monastery, and Dubrovnik Cathedral enchant tourists from all parts of the world.

12. Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam pleases from people who love museums and history, Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank's house are good examples, to those that prefer to enjoy the bars.

The canals all over the capital bring a romantic atmosphere to the city. 

Enjoying the sunny days at parks is great, Vondelpark is the most popular one and receives a lot of locals and tourists during spring and summer.

13. Salvador, Brazil

Brazil boasts astonishing cities, and Salvador is one of them, its energy is vibrant.

Afro-Brazilian culture is present everywhere, on cuisine, music, and religion.

Besides the beautiful beaches, the city has other well-known landmarks such as Pelourinho, Nosso Senhor do Bonfim Church, Farol de Barra, Mercado Modelo, etc.

14. Atacama Desert, Chile

The driest and highest desert in the world impresses with its unforgettable colors and sunsets. Hot springs, lagoons, volcanoes, mountains, lakes, and geysers make spectacular sceneries. The experience you'll live would be wordless. 

Valley de la Luna, Salar de Tara, and Valley of Death are among the famous attractions.

15. Amalfi Coast, Italy

All Italy is fantastic, and the Amalfi Coast wouldn't be different. Awesome views, beaches, and romantic cities are the face of the place.

Sorrento, Positano, Capri, and Ravello are the hottest cities. 

Once there, you should take a boat tour, hike along the Path of Gods, admire the memorable landscape, try limoncello, the traditional drink of the region, and of course, eat the delicious food.

16. Marrakech, Morocco

This exotic metropolis will provide you an unusual experience. 

With bazaars and markets, also called souks, you won't leave Marrakech without buying something typical. You can find craftworks, carpets, souvenirs and many other things. Don't forget to bargain, it is part of their culture.

Medina, in the heart of the city, has nice souks. Besides, you feel the local life, observe the architecture and history of the place, and try the tasty Moroccan cuisine.

17. Banff, Canada

The magnificent landscape will be on your mind forever. The natural beauty is spectacular.

Blue lakes, majestic mountains, wildlife, and a pretty charming small-town welcome you in Banff.

Enjoy it by hiking, canoeing, having a picnic, taking the gondola, admiring the unbelievable view, observing the animals, and stroll around downtown.

18. Maldives

The Asian island is a real paradise. Breathtaking beaches, incredibly blue water, and white sand provide you a perfect place to relax and don't pay attention to the time.

It is also a great place to practice water sports such as kayaking, canoeing, jet-skiing, and snorkeling. With a rich marine life, it is one of the best places to do it in the world. Explore the capital, Male, to see more about their culture, cuisine, historic places, etc.      

19. Mendoza, Argentina

This famous Argentinian town is well-known for its wine. Your trip would not be complete without visiting at least one vineyard.

At the Andes Mountains foothill, Mendoza is gorgeous. Enjoy the restaurants, diversified tango presentations, craftwork stores, festivals, and other attractions.

It is also possible getting to the fantastic Aconcagua Mountain.

During the winter, it is a nice place to practice ski and snowboarding.

20. Santorini, Greece

Romantic, perfect sceneries, beautiful architecture, and amazing food and wine, these are some reasons why many travelers dream about this destination.

While you explore the island, admire the buildings and the famous white churches with blue roofs, and choose the right place to see the sunset. Santorini has one of the most fabulous in the world. 

Red pebbles and cliffs make the volcanic beaches picturesque.

21. St. Petersburg, Russia

The architecture will fascinate you. Enchanting palaces, churches, and theaters are every corner around the city.

Museums are very popular there.  The Hermitage is the best example of them. With over three million items, it's the second largest in the world.

On the White Nights, there is almost no darkness, and the sky has the sunset color all night. During this season, everybody enjoys going for a walk, the nightlife becomes more vibrant, the museums stay open all night, and St. Petersburg's mood turns into a lively one.

22. New York City, USA

New York is the most populous city in the USA, and it is known worldwide.

The intense metropolis attracts all kinds of people. For those who like theater and art, MET, MoMA, Broadway are the perfect places. If you prefer to explore the city open air, walking at the Brooklyn Bridge, High Line, and Central Park is going to be your cup of tea.

Iconics landmarks are far from lacking. The Liberty Statue, Empire State Building, Times Square, and many others are the face of NYC.


23. Tokyo, Japan

Technology and crowds are some of the things that come to our minds when we think about Tokyo. If you want to experience this part of the city, go to Shibuya Crossing and Akihabara district.

Although it seems chaotic, the Japanese capital has serene places. Plenty of shrines, temples, and Yoyogi and Ueno Parks are like retreats in the middle of the metropolis.

Tokyo boasts diversified districts where you can live the culture, see the fashion, and eat traditional food.

24. Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is among the new favorite destinations in Europe. 

The Portuguese capital has important constructions, enchanting districts, pleasant weather, stunning light, and fascinating neighborhoods. Alfama, Chiado, Baixa, and Alto are some of the traditional ones.

Walk along the Tejo River, admire the views from one of the hills, try the flavorful food,  visit the historic buildings, and have fun at the exciting nightlife.

25. Phuket, Thailand

Thailand has awesome beaches, and Phuket is not different. Turquoise water and white sand are easy to find there or on some of the gorgeous islands near it. It's common seeing people practicing watersports.

Not to mention, fabulous sunsets, Buddhist temples, intense nightlife, and cheap street food.


Choosing one of those places won't be easy. However, trip planning can get simple if you download Tripsy App.

Besides organizing all the steps of your trip, storing documents and photos, customizing and sharing your itinerary with anybody, and receiving flight alerts and updates, you can also access exclusive itineraries of some destinations suggested above.

December 25, 2019Comments are off for this post.

Finding Good Fares during Holidays

We know that it is a little late, but don't give up to find tickets at affordable prices to travel during holidays.

In spite of the best time to do it is around three months before the holidays, maybe you can be surprised by a good travel deal.

Some tips can help you with this tough mission.

Why are the tickets expensive during this period?

Lots of people want to travel this time of the year to visit family and friends or to enjoy the vacation. Consequently, the search for flights increase, the airlines keep having the same number of seats, so the prices go up.

Use websites to find your flight deal

There are endless websites to search for the best flight for you at an affordable price. Expedia, KAYAK, Skyscanner are some of the most popular. 

Before buying it, take a look at the airway site, sometimes the prices are cheaper because there are not the fees of the search engine sites.

Sign up the alerts

Don't forget to turn on the fare alerts. We never know when a super deal can appear, it could be at the last minute. 

Besides, take a look at the alerts always throughout the year to keep track of the ticket prices. Compare the fares to check if the prices are cheap or not.

Check alternative airports

Some cities have more than one airport, check which one would be cheaper to take off and land. Perhaps, leaving or arriving at an airport far from downtown is less expensive.

Stopover or layover flights

Flights that stop over tend to have better fares. Take into account choosing a stopover or layover (they have shorter stops than the stopover ones) flight if the prices of the direct ones are too high.

Flexibility

Being flexible helps you in finding a good deal. By anticipating your trip for two days before or delaying it for some days after, you can save a lot of money.

Generally, traveling on December 24th, 30th, and 31st is more expensive.

Consider low-cost airlines

If you don't care about comfort, you can consider traveling with low-cost airlines. Most of them don't offer food, not even water during their flights, besides, you have to pay to take your luggage. On the other hand, the prices are cheaper than the traditional airways.

Be careful

These tips are not related to finding good fares, but they are useful, especially this period of the year:

The airports are always too crowded during the holidays. Take care of your bags, luggage, and belongings. 

Keep your passport and essential documents always close to you. Don't use pockets to keep them.

Be attentive to flight alerts and updates, Tripsy App helps you with this. Losing your flight during holidays is not a good idea.

Have you found your tickets? If yes, great. Now, it's time to plan your travel.

Download Tripsy App to organize all the steps of your trip, forward your reservations, store documents and photos, receive flight alerts and updates, customize and share your itineraries with anybody you want to, and access exclusive suggestions of itineraries.

December 18, 2019Comments are off for this post.

Traveling and Working

Yes, you can work and travel at the same time. Nowadays, it is common seeing lots of people doing this. Some jobs allow you to have a remote work, or even if you are a freelancer, you can enjoy more your time this way. 

Although some people don't know how to do it or do it in the wrong way, consequently they get frustrated. The following tips can help you organize yourself and avoid losing time.

Organize your time

That could seem simple, but for someones, it could become a huge problem. 

When you are traveling, you want to enjoy all about the place you are, visit the tourist attractions and get to know the culture. However, if you don't plan your days and organize your time, it can be a disaster, and you will be in trouble.

Set up your schedule to complete your tasks and also enjoy your time. Set aside some hours to work and a couple of others to go sightseeing.

Plan your financial life

Traveling requires money. If you are going to travel and work at the same time, you ought to manage your finances. 

Besides spending on accommodation, food, transportation, and tickets for attractions, you also should be prepared to spend on coworking spaces and internet access, if necessary.

Choose the right destination

Be careful when choosing the destination. You can't take into account a place only because you like it. Taking the appropriate city requires more than this.

Checking the weather and temperature before going is useful. 

If you don't feel well at very high temperatures or dry places, working in cities like this is not an option. 

Remember, you will work, so getting sick or uncomfortable is not a good idea.

Check the internet connection

One of the first things you'd better check before booking the accommodation is the internet connection of the place, it must be trusty. 

A bad internet connection is a risk for your work, not to mention that it can affect your productivity if you are thinking about working from the accommodation you are going to stay in.


Wort at coworking spaces or cafés

Exploring new coworking spaces during the trip is great to meet new people and even make work contacts.

Working from a café allows you to feel the local life and learn more about the culture.

Changing your routine can help you improve your creativity and make you more productive.

Adapt yourself to the timezone

If you are traveling to a place with a different time zone, arriving on weekends is a smart choice to get used to it. You can get sleepy and tired, besides the jetlag that also affects your mood.

Taking some days off before working is a way to adjust yourself to the routine.

In case you have meetings with the company or the client you work for, you will have to set up your schedule to wake up earlier or going to bed later.

Buy international outlet adapters

The outlets can differ from a country to another. Getting international adapters is fundamental. Avoid buying them at the airports, the prices tend to be higher.

Earphones are essential

Don't forget to take earphones with you, they are going to help you to get focused while traveling at a coworking space or a café.

Don't get disappointed

Keep in mind that you are not totally on vacation.

Different situations can happen, you may work more than you expected because you have many tasks to do during the day, so don't worry if there is a day that you couldn't explore the city, or you get tired and just want to relax.

The experience itself is great for getting upset just because a day was not perfect how you wanted.

Traveling and working at once can be a little challenging. But with Tripsy, you can make it pretty simple as it can help you with all the details about your trip. 

Download Tripsy App and receive flight alerts and updates, access exclusive itineraries, store documents and photos, customize your itinerary and share them with anyone you want to.

You have to worry only about the work we take care of the trip.

December 5, 2019Comments are off for this post.

How to Enjoy Your Time at the Airport

Occasionally, we have to stay at the airport more time than we want. Being stuck there because of connections, delays, etc is normal, but you can make your time fruitful in place of getting upset while you wait for your flight.

1.Catch up on your e-mails 

Is your mailbox full, and you don't have time to read your emails? So, this is the perfect moment to check and reply to them.

2. Read a book

Bring a book along with you during a trip is very useful. Choose a nice place at the airport, and read your book calmly, the time will pass fast. 

3. Watch movies and series 

Not all airports provide free Wi-Fi with longer-lasting connections, therefore download some series and movies and have fun. Just be careful not to get so amused and lose your flight. 

4. Meet new people

There could be more people like you waiting for a flight, why not saying a "hello"? Ok, some people want to stay quiet and are not in the mood to have a chat. However, you never know when you'll meet an interesting person or even increase your network.

5. Eat local food

If you are at the airport only because of a connection and you are not going to visit the country where you are, this is a chance to try some local food. Enjoy the moment and make it part of your trip.

6. Observe

Sit and just observe the things and people around you, or sit beside the window and watch the planes take off and land. Sometimes, simple actions can be fun.

7. Sleep

You can rest and sleep. Find a comfortable chair and relax. Just be careful with your belongings and don't forget to set the alarm clock, waking up only some minutes before the flight can not be a good idea. 

8. Visit the city where you are

If you are waiting for your connection and have a lot of time at the airport, at least five hours, you can go sightseeing. Many airports offer free tours or have easy access to public transportation. It can be an opportunity to visit a new place while you are traveling.

10. Check your trip plans

Enjoy the time to check all the information about your trip, your itinerary, money, reservations, etc. Look for places to visit, restaurants and nice things to do at your destination. 

Are you going to enjoy your free time at the airport by organizing your trip information? Tripsy App is the best travel planner to help you with this.

You can organize all the steps of your trip easily, receive flight alerts and updates, access exclusive itineraries, store documents and photos, customize your itinerary and share them with anyone you want to.

November 26, 2019No Comments

Tripsy Automation: Forward your reservations emails to Tripsy

We are very excited to share with you something we’ve been working for quite a while now, and many of our users have been requested for us: Tripsy Automation.

With Tripsy Automation, users can forward reservation emails to Tripsy, and Tripsy will automatically create and manage the activities in the app. It works with flights, hotels, trains, buses, restaurants, transfers, car rentals, meetings, and more!

This is the first step we are doing on automating the trip management, and all of this was only possible with our lovely users’ feedback, and our beta testers, so thank you very much!

Tripsy Automation starts supporting over 520 providers, with over 10.000 different email templates and 42 languages. This list will keep growing every day with new websites as we move forward and see what providers are more requested.

Getting started on Tripsy Automation is super easy, and we created a few guides to help you:

If you liked this update, please leave us a review in the App Store and consider becoming a Premium subscriber; it helps us maintaining the costs of the development and improving the app. Sharing this link will also help us to reach more people that want to improve the organization on their trips.

Thank you, and safe travels! 🧡

November 21, 2019Comments are off for this post.

Do you know what is the best accommodation for you?

There are different kinds of lodging: hotels, hostels, guest houses, AirbnB, B&B, resorts, etc. Your budget, the services you are looking for, people who are traveling with you, among other reasons are going to help you to choose the best option for your trip.

1. Budget

How much money do you want to spend? This is the first question to answer when deciding where to stay. The budget can define the type of accommodation you will stay, a luxurious hotel or a simple hostel, for example. Remember that staying at a fancy place is not essential to have a great trip.

2. Who is with you?

Are you alone or with friends? Is it a romantic or family trip? It can make your decision easier. 

A resort is a perfect choice when traveling with family. On the other hand, a hostel couldn't be a good option, but it can work well if it is a solo or a friends trip.

3. Where is the hotel?

Before booking some accommodation, take a look at the map to see what is around. Check if it is near the places you want to visit, or close to public transportation. However, if you are looking for a hotel in a calm place, maybe the solution is staying far from downtown.

4. Hotel facilities

If swimming pools, a great breakfast, 24/7 bar, sauna, fitness center, etc., are essential facilities for you, a good hotel or a resort is the best option when choosing your accommodation. It is also a good idea if you are traveling with kids and want to keep them entertained.

5. Eating

It is necessary staying at a place with a kitchen, microwave oven, fridge, etc. if you prefer to prepare your meals. Airbnb and apart-hotel can be smart choices in these situations.

6. Kind of trip

The kind of trip can influence the place where you are going to stay.

If you feel like meeting new people, or you are traveling with your friends and want to go to parties, a hostel is a place for you. There, you can meet people from all over the world and have fun at the parties they give.

However, if you prefer calm places, or want to relax all the time, a spa can work for you.

7. See the reviews

Reading what other guests tell about the place you are going to stay in is crucial. A place seems nice, with many facilities, etc., but the truth can be different.

Take into account only the reviews that mention things that are important for you. If it is a complaint about the air conditioner, but it won't use this facility, ignore it. On the other hand, if the person said that breakfast is not good, but you want an incredible one, you should consider it.

Are you planning your trip? Besides the hotel reservation, there are many other things to organize, such as flight information, documents, etc. Tripsy App can plan all your trips with you.

Download Tripsy App and enjoy all the features it has: flight alerts and updates, exclusive itineraries, document and photo storage, among others.

November 13, 2019Comments are off for this post.

How to Enjoy Your Trip More in 20 Steps

Some little actions can make you enjoy your trip more and also spend less time with unnecessary situations.

1. Be flexible

Sometimes going to a restaurant, museums, etc. that you have not planned can be amazing. You don't have to follow exactly every single detail of your itinerary. One of the best parts of traveling is getting surprised with good things.

2. Don't take photos all the time

I know you want to photograph all the nice things you see during your trip, but while you take hundreds of photos many things can happen around, you will lose them.

Take photos, it's important, but don't forget to enjoy the trip!

3. Solo travel is a good choice

Traveling with friends or family is very nice, sharing the moments and laughing together is priceless, however, traveling alone is pleasant too, it can be a self-discovery, you get confidence by doing on your own, you can change plans easily, besides, you can meet new people.

Don't miss a trip because you are alone, allow yourself.

4. Get information about the destination before going

Before traveling to a new country or city getting some information about it is very useful. Learning a little about the culture, religion, language and history of the place can make you understand better what you are going to see and experience.

5. Wake up early

Waking up early avoid crowds and long lines on the main attractions. Not to mention, it is a good time to take photos due to the light. So get up early during the trip and make it fruitful.

6. Don't get stressed out

Things can go wrong all the time, while you're traveling too. Don't waste time getting stressed out because something got out control or didn't happen the way you want, be calm, take a look around, breath and keep enjoying every moment of your trip, you will laugh about the situation later.

7. Listen to the sounds of the place

Feel the place where you are by listening to its sounds. The noise of the car traffic, the song of the birds, etc. represent a lot about a city. So avoid using earphones while you walk through a new place.

8. Look around you

Frequently we are so focused on finding a specific restaurant or store that we do not realize the life around us. Pay attention to the colors, the buildings, the daily life of the locals, to the smells, etc. observing small details make your experience deep.

9. Slow down

Don't schedule hundreds of activities if you don't have enough time. It's almost impossible visiting everything you want in just some days. Don't worry, go to the same destination again and do everything is missing on your itinerary.

10. Walk a lot

Walking is the best way to get to know a city and feel it better. You can observe things that you are not able to pay attention to when you are in a car, on a bus, or, of course, on a subway.

11. Get an offline map

Getting an offline map is necessary while traveling, if your internet connection stop working, you won't get lost. 

12. Get lost cannot be a problem

Don't get mad if you get lost, this is part of the trip, so enjoy watching the local life and visiting parts of the city you wouldn't know if you followed only your itinerary. 

13. Learn some phrases in the local language

It's not necessary being fluent in the language of each country you are going to visit, but learning basic foreign words not only makes communication easier but also shows you are a kind person.

14. Try the local food

Eating local food is not the cheapest option sometimes, but it's a great way to have a complete experience while traveling.

15. Be open-minded

Don't judge other cultures, religions, lifestyles, you don't have to agree with them, but 

you must respect, you can learn with the differences. Remember you are a visitor.

16. Watch out for your backpack and pockets 

While traveling we tend to relax and don't worry much about somethings, so when you're among crowds, especially in tourist areas, look around you, put your backpack in front of you and avoid keeping your belongings in the back pockets, pickpockets can enjoy a moment you are inattentive and get your things.

17. Dress appropriately 

In some countries, especially in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, there is a specific dress code, so wearing short and tight clothes can be offensive. Besides, to visit some temples and churches should cover most of your skin. Avoid uncomfortable situations during your trip by dressing conservatively, if it's necessary, and everything is going to be ok. 

18. Visit unusual spots

Even though visiting the most famous spots is very nice and part of a trip, exploring new areas allows you to live different experiences and see non-touristy parts of a city, you are going to feel it the way it is.

19. All destinations are awesome

It's possible having fun at any destination you go to, it only depends on you, it doesn't matter if it is an international or national trip. If you face any opportunity to travel as an incredible possibility to learn and visit new things, all your trips will be interesting. 

20. Don't do/visit things you don't like

It's not because everybody is visiting the latest sculpture exhibition that you should visit it, use your time to go to spots that are nice for you. Occasionally, you end up doing activities that are not your cup of tea only due to people's influences. Your trip is yours, do what you like.

Travel tips help us to enjoy more and avoid problems during a trip, Tripsy App also can help you a lot before, during and after your trip. 

By downloading Tripsy App you can organize all the steps of your trip, receive flight alerts and updates, access exclusive itineraries, store documents and photos, customize your itinerary and share them with anyone you want to.

November 4, 2019No Comments

Travel more spending less

People tend to think that traveling is expensive and sometimes impossible, that's far to be true. By making smart choices you can travel a lot and spend just a few. No, it's not magic.

1. Find flight deals

Sometimes specific destinations are expensive, so don't choose a city or country, search for flight deals, the best one is going to be your next destination.

2. Book tickets in advance

Most of the time, buying the tickets at the last time is expensive. If possible, try to buy them couple of months before your trip to get a low price and even a promotion.

3. Be flexible with your flight

Flights in the middle of the week, at uncommon hours, or with stops and layovers tend to have a lower price. 

Traveling on the window is nice, but it can cost more, don't care about your seat and enjoy your trip, after all the most important is arriving at your destination.

4. Get miles and points

Airlines offer miles for frequent passengers and some chain hotels have a reward program that gives you points for using them. Fly the same airlines and stay at the same hotels when it's possible so you can get free tickets and overnight stays.

5. Check out the currency

Travel to countries where your currency is stronger, this way you can save more money and have a longer stay.

6. Travel in low seasons

The prices of the flights and lodging can increase in high seasons. Although you can avoid crowds and enjoy the place more not getting long lines for attractions and taking photos calmly.

7. Don't shop at the airport

It's a common tip, but it is necessary: avoid buying at airports, the items are much more expensive than other places. If saving money is the goal, there is not a place to buy souvenirs, food, etc.

8. Eating in the plane

During short flights some airlines don't offer free meals, however, they sell them at high prices, so take some snacks with you in case you get hungry during the travel.

9. Search a lot

Before traveling, check out where to eat, how to get to the places you want to visit, how much are tickets of the attractions etc. Deciding things at the last minute can be a bad surprise and make you spend more money than you thought.

10. Stay in central locations

Staying far from downtown can be cheaper. On the other hand, you spend much more on transportation. Choose a hotel where you can go to the places you want on foot, or check if there is a subway station or a bus stop close to it.

11. By bike or on foot

Explore a new destination by bike, and especially on foot are the best and the cheapest way to know it. They provide you different feelings that you can't feel when you are in public transportation.

12. Hotel is not the only option

Consider Airbnb, hostels, etc. they can be cheaper than hotels. Try to book a room with a kitchen is useful and helps you save money by eating in.

13. Stay more days at the same place

Looking at the map and see that it is possible visiting many cities/countries on the same trip is tempting. However, when you change cities/countries you spend money on transportation and enjoy less each place.

14. Local food can be cheap

Public markets, fairs, local stores and street food are great options to taste local food at low prices. Try typical food is part of a complete experience while traveling.

15. Share food

If you are traveling in a group, sharing a dish is a good choice to save money. Most of the time, a dish for two or three is cheaper than a dish for one.

16. Avoid eating near tourist attractions

The restaurants close to famous attractions can be much more expensive, and occasionally not so good, than others which are not so far from there. Be careful.

17. Take some food and water with you

Carry a bottle of water and snacks in your backpack to save you during outings you never know when you will be hungry or thirsty. Arriving at your destination, look for the close supermarket to  buy items you can need, the prices there are better than at cafés.

18. Look for free activities

You can find nice free activities at many destinations such as walking tours, free attractions, and even famous museums that have free admission some days of the week.

19. Tourist cards

Many cities around the world sell different kinds of tourist cards. With them, you can get free entry or great discounts on famous attractions, free public transportation, priority access in busy attractions, free city guides, etc. They can work from one to seven days.

20. Free WiFi

Use the WiFi while you are at the hotel, cafés, restaurants, and even some public areas offer free WiFi. But, avoid using the cell phone and notebooks all the time and enjoy your trip.

21. Talk to the locals

Residents can give you tips about good restaurants with reasonable prices, places to enjoy the city without paying anything, etc. Besides, it is always a chance to make new friends and learn more about the culture.

22. Buy less to travel more

The best part of the trip is the trip itself. Enjoy the sunset, eat good food, learn about new cultures, visit new places and live unusual experiences. Go shopping for clothes, souvenirs, etc. is nice, but it is not essential to have a perfect trip. Always think if you could pay more daily rates for the same amount of that T-shirt you wanted.

After learning how to plan a trip without spending a lot of money, it's time to organize all the steps of your trip without wasting time. Download Tripsy App to organize all information about your trip, receive flight alerts and updates, access exclusive itineraries, store documents and photos, customize your itinerary and share them with friends and family.

October 23, 2019No Comments

Essential Documents to Carry with you while Traveling

Traveling is an amazing experience, however, there is a bureaucratic task that is a little boring, but it's necessary: checking out the travel documents.

1.Passport

Ok, this is obvious, but did you know some countries require you to have a passport which is valid for at least 6 months after the end of your trip? Always take a look at the expiration date of your passport before traveling.

2. Visa

Many countries require you a visa to visit them. A visa is a stamp that gives you permission for entering the countries for some time. So check it out before buying your tickets and avoid a bad surprise when arriving at your destination.

3. Vaccines

Due to different kinds of diseases that exist around the world, some vaccines are mandatory when traveling to specific destinations. For example, some countries require a yellow fever vaccination certificate. Verifying the necessary vaccines, at least one month before traveling, is the best thing to do.

4. Foreign currency

Although most of the places around the world accept international credit cards, taking some cash with you is a good idea to avoid currency conversion fees abroad. Besides, you don't know if you can need it in case of emergencies, such as your cards stop working.

5. Travel insurance

Travel insurance is not mandatory, but it can be very useful. It covers medical emergencies, lost baggage or any other emergency that occurs, so getting one is a great choice.

6. Driver's license

If you are planning to travel abroad and drive there, you must be careful. Some countries accept your driver's license, however, some others not. In these cases you should ask for an international driver's license, it allows you to drive in foreign lands.

You have to be aware of many things when you travel, but Tripsy app can make it easier by helping you to plan each step of your trip, from updating you about your flight status to organizing the attractions you are going to visit. Download Tripsy app and enjoy your trip from the beginning to the end.

October 10, 2019No Comments

Tripsy 2.1 — Flights with multiple segments, more categories, and flexibility on storing documents

We recently released our biggest update ever, and along the next year, we will be releasing complementary updates. You can follow us on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS of our blog to know everything.

Flight with multiple segments

When searching a flight that has multiple segments now (or multiple legs if you want), you will be able to choose what routes you want to include in your trip.

More categories

We added three new categories that we thought could be super useful during a trip planner: meeting, event, and of course, bar & party 🍸.

Drag & Drop Documents on iPadOS

Oh yeah. You can drag any document into your trip, or activities on iPadOS now. From any app, any type of document. 😎

Documents via Share Extension

Our share extension also supports sending documents to the trip or to a specific activity, as well. You can do that from any app or document on your iPhone or iPad. We have a small guide on how to use our share extension here.

That's all for today!

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