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24 Ways To Make Traveling So Much Less Stressful

Tips, tricks, and products to make your next trip totally relaxing.

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3. Stay hydrated! Keep a collapsible water bottle with you. Once your clear security, you can fill it up at the water fountain.

4. Talk to your hotel via text message, making it easy to request things when you don't necessarily have access to a local phone.,

Select Hyatt properties accept guest requests through their app, allowing you to text them. They can arrange an Uber ride, give you dining recommendations, and even bring you towels. Best part is, you don't have to be there to send in those requests!


9. Suffer from minimal jet lag by adjusting to your destination's local time with the Entrain app.

Developed by the University of Michigan, Entrain helps you schedule your light and darkness exposure. By the time you arrive, you can be in sync with the local time. Get it from the iTunes store for free.

10. Don't stress about searching for a plug. Get bags and luggage that have built-in charging stations.


13. Have a place to go with the Flushd app, which maps out bathrooms based on your location.

Everyone needs a bathroom...if it wasn't for bathrooms there would be no books!

Get it from the iTunes store for free.


15. Stay on budget and even track your mileage with the Shoeboxed app.

18. Or get a global hotspot so that you always have data on your phone, even when there isn't any Wi-Fi.


22. Load up your iPad or tablet with plenty of in-flight entertainment, helping your trip go by quickly or giving your kids a way to enjoy the long journey.

Get an iPad Mini on Amazon starting at $319.97.

Available in two colors and in a variety of memory options.


24. Or just wear your translations on your chest with a T-shirt that helps you communicate using universal symbols for the things you need most.

Get it from Iconspeak for $33.

Available in a variety of colors and in sizes S-XXL.

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