Durban Airport Shuttle Service

Why Use Shuttle Services To And From Durban Airport?

Durban Airport ShuttleAfter your trip is through, there are many options available for transportation to airports.
Some people choose just to call a taxi service.

Other people who live near a subway station, train station, or bus station may choose to use one of these public transportation services.

The problem with some of these services is if you are on a tight schedule, have luggage to take to the airport, or the weather may even be a problem if you need to wait outside.

Another option that people sometimes choose for Durban airport transportation is an airport shuttle service.

Most of these Durban shuttle services will pick you up at your hotel or private residence, load your luggage for you, and drive you safely to the airport.

The shuttle services use the bus lanes to avoid traffic delays.

They operate on flexible schedules with reasonable rates.

If you are looking for a reliable service for transportation to the airports, consider a shuttle service.

Getting Serious About Backpacking Accessories

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Backpacking Accessories

Now we all know the ladies love nothing better than accessories, whether it’s earrings, necklaces, new fingernails or studs. A lot of time is often invested into choosing the right accessories for the right occasion. That’s not to say men are any less into accessorizing than women. Somehow it’s because of the fashion trend that they follow, or it gives off their own fashion sense. However a person decides to present themselves, accessories are a vital part of adding personality and character to any look.

Whatever you’re wearing, wherever you’re going, if you think about it, you’ll notice that there are always specific accessories you have, or need for the occasion. Even when it comes to backpacking, accessories are a must. Although, the rule of thumb in backpacking is, the lighter the better, you will often find your accessories are just the thing you need in a tricky situation, the vital part of your kit that saves the trip.

Backpacking accessories are more of the “useful” and “practical” stuff. They may come in different shapes, models, and sizes. There’s actually no need to get too excited when purchasing your gear, it may just be a simple add-on to the usual backpacking things and stuff brought, but in a way, it still enhances it. Some valuable accessories to include in your pack are: a good, solid compass and map (or maps depending on how much distance you’ll be covering,) a cap for protection from the sun, a beanie for the cold, a pocket knife, a drink bottle, and of course a good, compact first aid kit. As space and weight is an obvious factor in choosing your kit, try and buy accessories specifically designed for backpackers. Most good accessories will be made of lightweight materials, easily compacted if applicable, and ideally have multiple uses.

Your extra accessories may just save the day at some stage along the way. Just think of what Mcgyver could do with a piece of string, a paper clip and a toothpick, now that’s accessorizing.

Some good ideas to include in your backpack are

  • A Swiss Army Knife
  • A lighter or waterproof matches
  • First aid kit
  • Cross word or puzzle book (for those long unexpected waits for delayed flights or buses)
  • A Drink Bottle
  • A good pair of sunglasses
  • A cap for sun-protection
  • Sunscreen
  • Beanie for colder weather conditions
  • A travel diary can be good, to keep track of your movements for the future
  • A digital camera

Obviously these are just some of the main accessories to consider. visit your local tramping or hiking store to get some good ideas about what you may need along the way. Remember though, don’t get to carried away. There’s no point spending two grand on gear if you’re not going to have room for it in your pack.

Now, consider backpacking to Clarens and see what this magic little town has to offer…

Backpacking Tips For Traveling The World

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Traveling is a wonderful way to see the world, jumping from country to country as you experience other cultures, sample different ethnic cuisines and really just get to know yourself as well as the world around you. But, the accommodations portion of traveling can be expensive and if you choose to travel for a longer period of time than just a short one or two week vacation, it can be even more expensive. So how do you cut down the expense of having a place to lay your head at night while still traveling the world?

There are a number of options available depending on what you are willing to do in exchange for free housing and where you are going. Below you’ll find the three biggest ways to travel the world without paying for accommodation.

Couch-surfing

There are several couch-surfing networks all over the world that have organized together a way for people who are traveling to connect with people who are willing to let others stay on their couches or in their spare bedrooms for absolutely free. You might wonder why people are willing to do it for free and the simple answer is that it isn’t just about giving you a place to lay your head at night; it is about meeting new people and exploring new adventurous opportunities that you can bring to them as a couch-surfer. The biggest networks found online for finding free couch-surfing accommodations are the Couch-surfing network, Servas and Global Freeloaders.

House Sitting

For those who are willing to take care of someone’s home while they are traveling, house sitting just might be the way to travel and still keep expenses low. There usually is a bit of a process to being approved for a house sitting opportunity so it isn’t an option that can be chosen in the spur of the moment, but for those who are willing to plan ahead, house sitting offers free traveling accommodations that can take you all over the world. There are a number of house sitting networks such as House Carers, Mind My House and Trusted House-sitters.

Work/Accommodation Exchange

For some people traveling isn’t just about seeing the sights, but about finding out about new cultures, staying with interesting people and living a life completely different than their own. If you are one of those people, a work/accommodation exchange just might be exactly what you are looking for. In a work/accommodation exchange program you can travel the world and work at interesting places like organic farms, sea fairing boat/cruises, bed & breakfasts, hunting lodges and more.