Do Not Ask Bus Driver the Price Travel Tip

Do Not Ask Bus Driver the Price Travel Tip
Transportation Travel Tip

You are waiting to board a bus in some strange country or maybe you are already on the bus waiting to pay. There is a man walking towards you collecting money from passengers as he works his way towards you…?

Ok, you this is simple, just tell the collection person where you are going in and pay.

Gong, you lose, not the correct travel procedure.

Panajachel, Lago Atitlan, Guatemala
Saturday, January 3, 2009
Travel Journal --- Request a Travel Tips

Before you get on the bus, before any representative from the bus approaches you need to know the cost. If you do not ask before, about 10-20 percent of the time you will be overcharged.

Ask any person that is riding the bus, or minivan, the art of negotiation is best done when you already know the cost already. To guarantee there is no problem, pay with the exact change.

Transportation Travel Tip

Do Not Ask Bus Driver the Price Travel Tip


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Perhaps this is a standard operating procedure that really divides travelers from tourists:

Travelers find out the price of everything and do act as if they have a never ending supply of funds.

Tourists go back to real life eventually, a few extra dollars here and there does not seem to be too much of a problem.

Each dollar spent while traveling is one dollar closer to going home. Each dollar you hold on to is a dollar closer to the next horizon. If you don't want to go home, you have to hold your money.


Thanks Wade, hope to hear more from you when you go to Europe.

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