Travel planning is a skill, and not everyone has it. Depending on your travel style, you may forgo this all together. However, it’s important to have some planning in place to ensure that you travel smart and make the most of your time at your destination.
Not every minute of the day needs to be planned, but you should have a general idea of what you'd like to see or do, plus maybe some activities you have signed up or prepaid for. Some items to definitely plan out:
At $100 each for five years, you can skip all TSA lines when trying to leave the country and skip the customs line when trying to get back in. In other words, having these can save a lot of time and energy.