7 Travel Hacks You Need to Know Right Now

Be wiser for your next trip with these hacks!

Email yourself a scan of your passport

It’s a lot better to be safe than sorry, so make sure your travel documents have been scanned and sent to your email address in case a thief steals any of them. You could also take photos of them to be sure. Screenshot documents, board passes, and others while your phone or tablet is connected to Wi-Fi so that you can access them even if you’re not connected to the internet anymore.

Roll your clothes


Need more backpack space? Then roll, roll, roll your clothes when you pack. Rolling them into little tubes is a lot better than folding them. It’ll save you a lot of space.

Switch on private browsing for cheaper flights online

You should know that travel and airline sites can record your visits by using cookies and installing them on your browser. This can cause your browsing experience to be more expensive. So, be sure to turn on private browsing when you book flights.

Use tic-tac containers and straws to carry spices

tic-tac-spicesWant to bring your favorite spices on a road trip? Then empty tic-tac containers and straws can help you. Not only can they store the flavor and scent of the spices, but they can also be reused. It’s an excellent way to recycle plastic! Of course, you should first wash and dry the straws and the containers before storing anything in them.

Charge your phone or tablet through a TV

Forgot to bring your phone charger? Plug your cord in your TV! Most modern televisions nowadays have a USB port on their back or side, so just plug in your tablet or phone and charge away!

Use beeswax to waterproof your things


Believe it or not, you can coat anything with beeswax, and it’ll be waterproof. You can rub it on your backpack, light jacket, shoes, and more!

Bring these tools

Enjoy your road trips even more by bringing the right tools with you! A multi-tool can serve you anytime you need to finish a small handyman job. After all, we’re all handymen at some point in our lives, especially when we’re traveling.