Are you a traveler who would just hop on a ship anytime you want to and go to the Bahamas or any place where the ship will lead you? Or would you aboard a plane at the last minute when you just feel like escaping from your daily routine? If you are, then you are an impulsive traveler.
An impulsive traveler is someone who travels without any planning or preparation. He would act on his impulse when he craves to be in another place. Most often than not, these kinds of travelers are moneyed individuals who believe that they will not be comfortable and convenient with their money alone. Yes, your money will buy you the ticket, your food, entertainment, and accommodation. But is it enough?
This guide will surely be of great help if you are this kind of traveler. It will also be beneficial for those who are often called to travel unexpectedly as required by their jobs or some other reasons.
Organize Your Travel Documents in One Pouch
All your travel documents should always be placed in one pouch, so whenever you feel like leaving for a destination within or outside the country, you can just pick it up without having to spend time looking for them. In that pouch should be your visa, passport, and other pertinent documents that will help in identifying you like your driver’s license and voter’s ID.
You may leave your original IDs at home while making sure to make two hard copies each with one copy in your wallet and the other on your traveling bag. In case of loss of any of the two, you still have one copy. Reproduce your visa and passport as well although they may not be legal instruments, you will have proof that you were issued one.
Remember to Put Pertinent Numbers in Your Phone
Like your IDs, you should always have a hard copy of all pertinent numbers you are likely to need. Have a written directory in your bag to have kept you connected if you lose your mobile phone. Of course, even if your purpose is to escape from your usual environment, you will still want to hear news from your home and workplace. Copy your travel insurance policy; you may need it.
Always Maintain a Bag of Personal Necessities
A traveling bag containing your most important personal necessities should always be ready for picking. Your undergarments, a few apparels, eyewear, and anything that you feel uncomfortable without them should always be on the traveling bag.
And most importantly, you should always have money on your account. Still, it is not advisable to carry a large amount of cash, and so you must make sure that your bank account always has funds in it, or you may not be able to act favorably to follow your impulse to travel.