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A Guide to Having an Incredible Adventure Holiday

Post contributed by Laura

Adventure holidays are the best kinds of holidays. There’s so much to see and experience in the world, everybody should plan adventure holidays while they’re young and able. However, as you usually head to riskier places and indulge in more dangerous activities, you need to be very careful. This guide will help you to have an amazing adventure holiday:


Always Get Adequate Insurance

Adventure holidays are naturally much riskier than regular holidays. This means you must protect yourself with adequate insurance. Emphasis on the word adequate! It’s no good to simply get insurance and hope for the best; you need to make sure it covers you for everything you plan on doing. If not, you could end up in a spot of bother to say the least!

Learn as Much as Possible About Where You’re Going/What You’re Doing

Before you travel, aim to learn as much as possible about where you’re going and what you’re doing so that there are no surprises once you arrive. You can never be too prepared, especially when you’re going on an adventure holiday. There are lots of websites you can look at for inspiration for your adventure holiday, such as http://momentumski.com/destinations/switzerland/.

Hide Your Money Well

Although you’re supposed to be out having fun, don’t forget to take precautions on your trip. Making sure you hide your money well will protect you from lots of things going wrong. Never carry it all on you at one time, and split the amount you do carry on you and keep in different places. You can also consider carrying another wallet with you!

Make Copies of Travel Documents

Having copies of your travel documents is another precaution many people fail to take, so don’t make the same mistake. Keep them safe, and even have a copy of your passport. You never know what might happen!

Get Familiar With Map Routes

Before you’re due to go out, preferably the night before, get yourself familiar with map routes. If you kind of know where you’re going you’ll feel much more confident. You don’t want to get stressed out immediately before you’re due to go and explore.


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Carry the Essentials

Essentials include a first aid kit, a pack of cards, and other things that can help you in an emergency/ease boredom. Make sure everything is fairly light!

Ask Lots of Questions Before Booking an Excursion

Before you book an excursion of any kind, ask lots of questions. Make a list of questions you’d like to know the answers to, so you don’t forget when speaking with a person.

Not Convinced? Don’t Do it

If you’re not convinced after asking all of your questions, then don’t do it! If you have a bad feeling about any excursion for whatever reason, don’t be afraid to walk away. Never feel obliged to book anything.

Live in the Moment

Adventure holidays can be stressful, but you also need to learn to live in the moment. Try not to worry, and just enjoy what you’re doing in the here and now. If you can do this, you’ll have a much better time!

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