What To Pack For A Trip To Granada

pack-for-a-tripMany people claim that packing is the toughest job of their travel plan. Normally people start packing only before few days of their trip and they find it more stressful and challenging. There are many holiday companies that offer their clients exclusive traveling package to their destination location at an affordable price like the self-catering option, free week of luxury and many others.

CLC Travel Centre offers great traveling package options to Spain and several other locations. Many first time visitors to Spain wowed at the beauty of Spain.

The tourism department of Honk Kong reveals the total tourist visitors to the country in 2015 in their website http://www.tourism.gov.hk/english/statistics/statistics_perform.html. The website also includes other details such as average overnight visitors, same day visitors etc.

This article helps you to pack the required items for a Granada visit in the spring or summer season.

The temperature in Southern Spain will be high in summer and spring season. Because of the unique geography, the temperature in Granada changes swiftly. For example, you may sometimes feel the cool morning temperature and in the lunchtime the temperature becomes hot. During spring and summer time, you must layer your clothes. During the summer months of July and August, the temperature will be very stable and you don’t worry about frequent changes.

Wearing cotton and natural fiber is the best option to wear during summer months. Don’t use polyester, elastane fabrics during the summer season. They produce more sweating and make you uncomfortable in this season. Avoid dark colors since it absorbs more amount of heat. During the evening time, you can wear a light sweater or cover up with a shawl. An umbrella is not necessary for a trip to Granada since on an average only 50 days out of total 365 days will rain here. The driest months of Granada are June to September.

When packing shoes you must ensure whether it has fine grip. You can easily visit different places on Granada on foot since the distances are very short from one place to another. You must think about uneven cobbles in some roads since it makes you hard to walk on the cobbled streets with high heels.

You can pack Aloe Vera gel with you since this will great for skin burn, skin irritation, and insect bites. Even when you are at home, you must use this gel since you can easily get exposed to the sun when sitting on the terrace or just walking around. During the summer months, using hot is also a great idea.

You will see all the local people of Granada walk along the shady portions of the street. Wearing sunglasses is the best option when you walk around the city. Sun is Granada is stronger when compared to other places in Europe. Also, the sun during winter daytime is strong here. But in winter time, you can walk in the sunny shade of the street to get vitamin D.

Abanico is the Spanish fan and it is a beautiful accessory that will be very useful when you travel in public transport. You can get it from the local shops.

Plan A Checklist While Planning Your Trip To Spain

spain-photoWhile planning a travel, there are a whole lot of things to consider. Among them the most prominent include packing. Again packing depends on your personal preference and the climatic conditions of the place.

Arrangements for the trip
When leaving for Spain, you cannot do without a passport and visa. Ensure your passport is valid and the visa documents in order. Copies of the credit card information and other bank details have to be left with the family member, to report in case the card is lost. Similarly, do the same with your debit card and saving accounts. Book travel tickets, hotel, car rentals in advance and carry all this information safely. Most of these can be done online, however carrying hard copies of this information is safe.

Before leaving for Spain, check some credit website like CLC World Travel Centre for sightseeing information, travel itineraries, restaurants, hotels and more. For more on Spain tourism check http://www.singstat.gov.sg/statistics/browse-by-theme/tourism. Carrying maps and Spanish to English dictionary would come handy while traveling in Spain.

Clothing to pack
Ensure you pack some comfortable clothes depending on which seasons you have planned your travel. During summers take some comfortable and light-shaded cotton clothes than those with dark shades. Shorts are suitable if you are traveling during the summer. Do not forget to take your bathing costume. Caps and hats can form the best protection during sun. Wear sunglasses to protect your eyes from the UV rays of the sun. A handbag to hold your wallet, mobile and other accessories are essential.

Carry your health items
Sunscreen lotions and repellent lotions are mandatory. You can also carry a first aid kit with some bandage, aspirin, travel sickness pills and other prescription medicines. Never forget to carry your health insurance and travel insurance certificate. If you have reading issues, carry your reading glasses.

Appliances and other electrical items
Cameras, batteries, video recording equipment and electrical adaptors are essential to capture the scenic beauty of Spain. Pack an alarm clock, binoculars and currency converter. Do not forget to carry your mobile, charger and headphones. Also, ensure you choose the right International roaming plan to save on voice and data charges.

Miscellaneous items
Carry your business card, identity proof, and address book. A good book to read could keep you occupied while traveling. A pen is a must in your bag. Normally the hotel provides laundry bag for used clothes, but you can also carry some if you need. A sewing kit could be helpful. Eye wraps and ear plugs can help you relax while on travel. You can throw a bottle opener or a corkscrew in your bag. A water bottle to quench your thirst and zip pouches to carry your documents is ideal.

What to do before leaving?
Before leaving out of town, it is important to defrost the refrigerator, turn off the water. Inform your friends or neighbor to check on your house often. They can also water the plants and collect the posts. If you have pets at home, make arrangements to leave them in the kennel or with your relatives or friends. Discard all decomposing waste.