Transcript 0:00 (upbeat music) 0:03 – Hi, welcome back to Sonia’s Travels. 0:05 Where we talk all things travel, Woo! 0:08 Today we have a quick but a very good vlog 0:12 One, that one of you suggested. 0:14 What are the top five mistakes that people make 0:17 when they travel. 0:18 And let me tell you it was very hard to choose just five 0:22 because people make a lot of mistakes when they travel. 0:24 I’ve made a lot of mistakes when I travel. 0:26 Hence I can tell you how to prevent them. 0:28 Here are my picks. 0:30 Number one, and this is an obvious one 0:32 but it happens time and time, and time again. 0:37 People! 0:38 Print out your ticket! 0:41 Or email it to yourself. 0:43 Or download the app and have the ticket on your phone. 0:47 Why would you stand in line to check in? 0:51 I don’t get it. 0:53 I don’t get it. 0:54 And if you have luggage, you check in, 0:57 and then you just go straight to the express line. 0:59 You leave your bags and that’s it. 1:02 That’s it! 1:03 Number two, and this also has to do with ticketing 1:07 and stuff. 1:08 Not having a hard copy of your reservations, 1:12 and by hard copy I don’t necessarily mean printed. 1:15 I just mean that you don’t have to use 1:17 your data to access it. 1:19 Because what happens if your phone can’t connect 1:22 for some reason or something, 1:23 and then you don’t remember the name of your hotel, 1:26 you don’t remember the number of your reservation. 1:28 You know, you need these things handy. 1:31 Period. 1:32 Number three is my favorite 1:34 and one that I am here in this world to eradicate, 1:39 and that is over packing. 1:41 No more over packing people! 1:45 How many times are you gonna pack an entire bag 1:48 full of a 100 outfits, 1:49 and come back home having worn like three. 1:52 No more. 1:53 No more! 1:55 Number four, and this is a good one my friends. 1:59 This has happened to me. 2:00 You need to check your visa requirements. 2:05 I don’t care where your from. 2:06 You might be from the greatest country in the world. 2:09 There is a country that requires for you to get a visa. 2:12 So check that out before you go 2:14 and it out in quite a bit in advance 2:16 because it’s hard to get a visa. 2:17 Also check the requirements that your expiration date 2:21 in your passport needs to have, 2:23 because some countries requires that 2:25 you have six months validity in your passport. 2:28 I know, I’ve been there. 2:30 I’ve not been allowed to get on a plane 2:32 because my passport did not have six months validity. 2:35 So make sure that you check that out. 2:37 And number five implies saving a lot of money. 2:42 You need to check your phone plan 2:44 if you’re going to travel abroad. 2:47 Because let me tell you a lot of people 2:49 have come back to find a bill of 500 and 600 bucks. 2:54 And that ain’t pretty. 2:56 And that ain’t fair. 2:57 And that is super easy to avoid. 2:59 So if you’re gonna travel abroad 3:01 make sure you check to see what your plan is. 3:05 What your data plan is and adjust accordingly, 3:08 and act accordingly wherever it is that you go. 3:10 Alright, there you have it, you have been warned. 3:13 Safe travels. 3:14 Love you. 3:15 Subscribe to this channel, 3:17 let me know what you think in the comments, 3:18 and follow me everywhere else. 3:20 What you waiting for? 3:21 What you waiting for? 3:22 Bye. 3:25 Hey, don’t leave yet. 3:26 Don’t forget to subscribe.