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All set for your dream vacation? Here’s a toolkit that will ensure that you have a hassle-free travel experience. Following this toolkit will also aggrandize your travel experience.

Travel Documents: Ensure passport condition and validity. Check entry & exit requirements for the destination country. Acquire all the required visas.

Travel Luggage Limits: Hand to hand luggage during travel is recommended. The less you carry the less you spend (extra luggage fees).

Travel Awareness: Gather all the latest information on your destination. It saves your time once you land to your dream place.

Travel Insurance: Say yes to travel insurance. Always prefer to buy travel and medical insurance before flying to your dreamland.

Travel Do’s & Don’ts: Ensure what are the stuffs you can carry and travel.

Travel Fresh & Active: Go through the travel health notices of the destination and garner tips for staying fit and healthy during travel.

Travel with Pets: Contact the respective embassy of the destination if you want your beloved pet to accompany you in your travel.

Travel Safe & Secure: Ensure safety rules and precautions to make your flight safe and secure.

Emergency Support: Save the emergency contact numbers of the embassy and consulates of the destination.

Information about Miami

Nearby Tourist Cities

Modes of transport

Miami is a major transportation center. Direct passenger rail service is available to the U.S. Interstate bus lines also serve widely and is connected with the Florida Turnpike and the interstate highway system.

  • Airport: Miami International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak
  • Road: Bus: Greyhound Lines

Airport

Fort Lauderdale Hollywood FLL is the nearest and one of the cheapest areas to fly to in all of the U.S. Besides FLL, another nearby airport is West Palm Beach PBI is 62 miles and there always seems to be some sale or other going on

Among U.S. airports, MIA handles second-highest number of international passengers and is also one of the busiest airports in the world especially suitable for flights to Latin America and Europe, as well as to cities in the United States.

Driving Distance: 7 miles / 11 km

Driving Time: 14 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Customs and Tipping

Tipping is not obligatory in Miami and is often included in the check. It is discretionary and if completely unsatisfied, one can ask the manager to remove the tip from the check and when the service it is satisfactory, one can add 15-18% to the check.

To Sommelier or Wine Steward it is 15% of the bottle price.

For doorman calling the cab, it proper to pay $2, for concierge $5-10 and for the valet parking, $2 is enough

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: $5 Minimum
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5
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