Holiday Research
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Everyone enjoys holidays but can your technology help you to make it more fun?

Types of Holiday Research

Internet searches can provide a lot of information that will help travel planning and decisions.
There is no reason not to use a travel agent as well, if that is more comfortable.
Travel agents have extensive general knowledge of travel and are helpful for managing many of the bookings that you might require.
Personal research helps develop an itinerary and options in places that are visited so that you can personalise your travel experience.

Here is a summary of the areas of research that can be enhanced using internet searches.
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  • Essentials – basic information about countries, entry restrictions, health
  • Transportation - Flights, Rail, Bus, Tram, Cruise, Cab; pricing, timetables, luggage restrictions
  • Accommodation – location, facilities, comparison, booking
  • Location Familiarisation – facilities, distances, sights/points of interest
  • Financial – making payments, carrying funds for travel, local currency, tipping etiquette
  • Language Apps – practice or play phrases on devices
  • Purchase Travel Items – specialised clothing, electrical adapters, luggage needs, specialist items

Here are some notes in simple language explaining many of the terms used on this page.
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