Traveling alone or with friends or colleague is a lot different than traveling as a couple. Sometimes, traveling with your partner is fun and for some are not. But get real; traveling with your partner is not always rainbow and roses. Unexpected problems do arise and it's unavoidable. Even married or the most solid couples' relationship can be shaken by a little dispute while on the road.
Here are best travel tips for couples to make sure that you'll have a peaceful and fun travel with your partner.
- Plan your trip together. For traveling couples, it's best that you plan your trip together, talk about your vision and expectations for the trip. If you're both wanted an adventure, plan for an adventurous trip that you can both enjoy like island hoping, scuba diving or water skiing. But if you want a romantic getaway, you can go to Paris or Greece. Just make sure you talk your preferences and list all activities you both agree to do before your trip.
- Discuss your travel budget. Before you jump off, it's better that you talk about who pays for what. You don't want to discuss over finances while you're on a plane. You should have an honest discussion with your partner on who's to pay for the tickets, fare, hotel, food and other travel expenses. You can split the expenses between you two.
- Give each other space. Sometimes, hanging with your partner 24/7 can be a strain no matter how much you love someone. In order to avoid getting tired of each other, you can give each other space by slotting times so that you can both have a chill time or alone time. You can both go shopping separately if you want or go for a walk or have coffee alone at a cafe for an hour. With this, you can have both times to be alone and rejuvenate.
- Eat before you get angry. Before you leave to explore or have some adventure, always make sure that you both eat your meals on time. Also, always bring snacks so that you won't get hungry, tempers often run high when one is hungry. Avoid getting hungry and angry while on the road.
- Always compromise. As the saying goes, love is about compromise. If your partner is picky with food, go to restaurants that offer other delicacies other than their local food. You should be sensitive to your partner's feelings. Just try to keep your partner happy or just be ready to compromise.
- Kiss and make up. Unavoidable circumstances do happen and even solo travels encounter them. Always make sure that you fix everything before going to bed. At the end of the day, the only thing that matter is your loves has been tested and keep the love alive no matter what. Just kiss and make up.