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Top tips to enjoy stress free travel

There’s nothing better than a summer holiday, but the preparation for jetting off can be stressful.

Which is why the experts at Rescue Remedy, a combination of five specially blended Bach Original Flower Essences, have compiled some hassle-free travel tips to ensure your holiday goes without a hitch.

  • Plan your journey: There’s nothing worse than starting your holiday off with extra pressure because you are running late or have got stuck in traffic. If you’re travelling by plane, try to pick flights that are convenient for you and won’t leave you rushing. Remember, if you are earlier there is always lots to do at the airport to keep you busy, so it is better to get there and relax than arrive late in a rush.
  • Be prepared: From packing early and having packing check lists, to ensuring you have only the bare essentials in your hand luggage to save you time at security, preparation is the traveller’s friend. But remember, even the best-laid plans go awry, so try to go into your trip with a sense of flexibility, especially if you are travelling with children.
  • Relax and breathe: Take items on the trip with you that you know will help you feel comfortable and relaxed. Tune into your inner positive playlist with a good book or your favourite tunes, it always helps to take items that will help you find your balance in demanding situations. You can also practice some meditation, mindfulness or breathing exercises to help you unwind.
  • Be flexible: Things don’t always work out exactly how we want them to and even the best laid plans can go awry, so try to tap into your inner control and roll with the punches. There’s not much you can do about delays or cancellations, instead, try to relax and make the best out of it. It’s also okay if you don’t get around to seeing everything you planned to, just let the day unwind in front of you and enjoy the experience with your friends or family.