Archive for the 'European Travel' Category
Approximately twelve percent (12%) of UK motorists travel to European destinations every year and of these more than a third are unaware that they have too little European car travel insurance cover. They assume that they are fully insured to drive in Europe but what actually happens is that many UK insurers will downgrade the level of insurance cover on any vehicles taken abroad. By law they have to provide a minimum level of cover for driving in European countries but this is usually third party only.
1. Keep your money safe – Certain parts of Europe are known for their thieves and pick-pockets that target tourists. Consider bringing along a money belt which you can fasten beneath your clothing to keep your money safe. You should also budget accordingly so you never carry more cash than you need in a single day.
In most developed countries, traveling by train is quite comfortable and safe for solo women travelers. In countries with extensive rail lines, taking the train can be more affordable than flying, and it’s often faster than buses and/or cars. Since you have the ability to walk around and stretch while traveling on a train, it can be more comfortable than other forms of transportation. And many trains offer sleeper cars. Some trains even provide sleeper cars dedicated to females. Except during very busy times, such as holidays and festivals,tickets can be purchased just prior to or even on your departure date; although, if I have to be somewhere by a certain time and date, I book in advance.