Sunday, August 16, 2009

Green Travel

There are many ways to green your travel and here are just a few...
  • Opt for taking public transportation like the train or bus instead of flying.
  • If you have to fly, look for direct flights and offset your carbon at
  • Before you leave the house, adjust your heating/cooling systems to save energy.
  • Unplug all of your appliances and chargers.
  • Use reusable travel-size bottles
  • Make sure you take your stainless steel water bottle.
  • Look for accommodations that are green. is a great reference tool.
  • Choose an environmental destination. National Geographic's Center for Sustainable Destinations scores based on each destination's stewardship.
  • Maintain your greenie lifestyle habits while on vacation. Remember to turn off lights, walk when possible, support small local shops and restaurants.
  • In 2010, AAA will be adding an eco-designation which will help when making green travel choices.
  • Be sure to bring a reusable bag for souvenir shopping.
  • If you need a car rental, look for a hybrid option.
  • If you're a coffee or tea drinker, consider packing your travel mug.
  • Pack light to save fuel on travel.

1 comment:

Romantic bed and breakfasts said...

These are all the great tips and fabulous advices for planning a green travel.These tips are very useful and informative as well.