Vacations are something that can be enjoyable, or a journey to hell and back and I thought with summer being right around the corner and there’s a good chance your gearing up for some big travel plans.

GettyImagesAsaniShimbun

Unfortunately, a lot could go wrong and turn your vacation into a disaster.

Here are a few tips to that’ll make sure your vacay is smooth sailin’ …

Make sure you extra clothes in your carry-on bag in case your luggage gets lost.
 

Eat where the locals go – otherwise, you’re wasting your money.
 

Assign a spot in your bag for each of your items so you’re less likely to leave things behind in the hotel.
 

Bring comfortable shoes. They’ll come in handy no matter how much you’d rather wear your boots or for the ladies those heels.
 

Don’t go overboard on the taking pictures. Take time to enjoy where you are instead of playing photo journalist. (The Frisky)