1. Outline your trip.
1. where you’re going and why,
2. how you would wish to travel,
3. how long you plan to stay,
4. what your travel budget is.
Clarify the main purpose of your trip.
Decide where you want to go and when, making sure the trip will fit into everyone's plan.
Choose your mode of transportation, whether it's Airline, Cruise, rental car, or something else.
Try to determine a realistic budget for your trip based on all your other considerations.