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Tips To Travel With Your Spouse Without Fighting

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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016

Planning a trip with spouse can be an exciting way to bring back the spark in your love life. Travelling together can be relaxing but it may also give rise to tensions.

Here are some tips for couples who fear going on holidays with their respective better halves anticipating the not so good side of their journey. Check out the tips below:

1.Agree on a budget ahead of time: Stick to your budget and make your plans accordingly.

2.Make decisions together:  In most cases, one of the two makes all the plans and the other just follows along. But the ideal way is to weigh in on decisions. The journey would be a lot fun if you both make plans together.

3.Pack Sensibly: Do not take more than 2-3 pair of clothing if you are going for a weekend trip.

4.Compromise: Compromise becomes the golden rule when doing anything mutual. The vacation is not for either one of you, it’s for both of you. So if your spouse wishes to go to museum while you wish to go to the market, settle the issue with patience.

5.Factor in some alone time: While it is good to do everything together, there are enough good reasons for you to have some alone time. If your spouse wishes to go for sightseeing while you want to stay back in the hotel, It’s fine as long as its agreed up by both of you.

6.Expect the unexpected: Holidays hardly go as planned so do not forget to pack in your sense of humor as well as some patience which you’ll need it most while your out. Download your favorite movie on your iPad and watch it together.

7.Deal with it: Most likely things between the two of you would go a bit tacky at times. There will be times when your opinions on things would differ. No whining, abusing, getting upset is allowed. Remember the reason why you’ll planned a trip together.

8.Pack a snack: Pack your spouse’s favorite snack. Your spouse would be glad for you being thoughtful.

9.Don’t overdo: There are chances that your vacation destination has much more activities in store for you than you’d thought! But be prepared to leave as planned, getting over-scheduled will only make you irritated at the end of it.

10.Unpack together: Unpacking is the last thing would like to do but nevertheless you have to do it so do it together. After getting back home you would want to take a shower and hit the bed but go a little beyond and help your better half to unpack. Unpacking together would mark the lovely end of your holiday.

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