Pontificate and eat wellNoise-cancelling headphones are my most cherished baggage. On busy trains, planes and ferries they block out the thrum of engines, the cries of infants and the sounds leaking from different individuals’s headsets. They permit me to be entertained by music, podcasts or audiobooks when turbulence, bumpy tracks or heavy swell make studying not possible. Most significantly, they make meals style higher! Style is affected by listening to, and the background engine drone is one purpose aeroplane meals tastes so bland. I pop on my headphones and, if not haute delicacies, the meals does develop style.Debbie RollsDon’t depend on native internetUsing maps offline might be very helpful. {Photograph}: Sergey Nivens/AlamyMy high tip is to obtain an app like maps.me and the related map for the place you might be visiting earlier than you permit. Then if you arrive if you happen to haven’t received web, or are nervous about how a lot connecting will price, you continue to can discover your method round – it is going to even find you on the map.AnnaProfileReaders’ ideas: ship a tip for an opportunity to win a £200 voucher for a Sawday’s stayShow Guardian Journey readers’ tipsEvery week we ask our readers for suggestions from their travels. A number of ideas might be featured on-line and will seem in print. To enter the most recent competitors go to the readers’ ideas homepage-Thanks in your suggestions.Journey into the imaginationGlen Coe. {Photograph}: Mark Greenwood/AlamyThe journey from Hertfordshire to the Hebrides is lengthy and arduous. The vacation, nevertheless, begins at Loch Lomond. From right here, the spectacular surroundings of each loch, glen and mountain peak has a distinct character. We make up tales imagining the brutal battles within the eerie mist at Glen Coe, the bombardments at Eilean Donan Fort through the Jacobite rebellion, or the “little people” who dwell among the many cathedrals of conifers at Glen Garry. The wildlife modifications each step of the best way: curlews within the lowlands, eagles within the highlands … and is that an otter or only a rock or piece of seaweed?Vanessa WrightKeep your boarding card handyWhere to place paperwork when within the airport might be fairly a problem. {Photograph}: Javier Brosch/AlamyAt the airport, your passport and boarding card all the time have to be useful, but it surely’s tough to maintain holding them. My husband merely wears his “airport shirt” with a suitably sized high pocket for these.Valerie SealSeek out the very best ice-cream beforehandAlways discover out the place the very best ice-cream on the town is … {Photograph}: Cavan Pictures/GettyI all the time plan forward, analysis the world and write an inventory of helpful issues in my travelling notepad resembling instructions, ideas, locations to see and do or the place to strive great ice-cream or cake. It stays in my purse or backpack for after I want it and saves effort and time after I attain the vacation spot. It additionally means I keep in mind to strive the very best ice-cream on the town! I don’t must observe it, however it’s there to make sure I see and do essentially the most I can.Victoria StevensThink outfits not clothesPacking for a coordinated wardrobe. {Photograph}: Kanchana Chitkhamma/Getty ImagesFor me, my greatest tip is packing a coordinating wardrobe. Every merchandise should be capable of combine and match inside my capsule wardrobe. I lay out all the garments I believe I wish to take, trousers, skirts and clothes collectively, then see how most of the tops might be worn with a number of objects. If they’ll’t make at the very least two outfits they’re discarded. Add some scarves and jewelry to vary the look, and impartial sneakers that may go together with every little thing. JanTravel in easygoing styleLet the altering panorama slide by your window (Lake Geneva pictured). {Photograph}: Yevgen Romanenko/Getty ImagesDon’t fly. Get pleasure from a glass of prosecco on the sundeck whilst you set sail on a ferry. Bask in good meals adopted by a boogie on the dancefloor, and let the light waves rock you to sleep. Alternatively take the practice and let the altering panorama slide by your window: with just one change in Paris, you’ll be able to arrive the following day in Venice, Barcelona or one in all dozens of locations. For a stress-free journey, purchase an Interrail ticket and solely pay further in your seat reservation – you’ll be able to plan your journey at Seat 61. Monique GadellaThere’s no rushSlow rural trains, resembling this one in Bulgaria, supply wealthy experiences. {Photograph}: John Wreford/AlamyGo sluggish and take it straightforward on vacation. A lifetime of this easy vacation philosophy has given me years of pleasurable journeys alone and with family and friends. Wait till everybody has received off the practice, coach or airplane – don’t be a part of within the stampede for the exit. A long time of strolling down the aisles (nobody minds if you happen to saunter by firstclass as if you happen to personal it on the finish of a journey) has given me the prospect to select up discarded novels and magazines for vacation studying later. Wherever I’m, I take the slower, regional trains: you see extra, get native firm and get monetary savings. Drive at slower speeds and cease steadily – benefit from the journey and the vacation spot.Nigel CoxGo solo {Photograph}: AlamyThere is one easy technique to make holidaying simpler: journey alone! Worth? No matter you wish to pay. The place? Wherever you wish to go. It’s much less stress not having to fret about different individuals. Kids – ship them off to summer time camp or away with their faculty. Accomplice or associates – allow them to make their very own method and meet them if you get there.CarolinePlay the gameNumber plate video games could make motorway journeys go a bit faster. {Photograph}: AlamyPlaying the quantity plate sport is one technique to relieve the tedium of lengthy automobile journeys. The concept is to deal with the three consecutive letters in UK quantity plates as three-letter abbreviations and make up what they may stand for. For instance, BFC could possibly be Massive Pleasant Automobile. Kudos for the creator of essentially the most creative or humorous recommendations. Registrations together with ‘X’s and ‘V’s add an additional problem – there appear to be a variety of these. In fact, kinds of reply fluctuate relying on kids’s (or adults’) ages. My kids significantly loved it when letters corresponded with siblings’ initials… Sharon Pinner