12 TIPS For Overcoming Travel Anxiety

Travel anxiety is when you feel uneasy about travel. You don’t need to have an anxiety disorder to experience travel anxiety.

Given all the unknowns during a journey, this feeling is normal and not uncommon.


Helping you stay calm and focus your mind away from anxious thoughts.



Knowing that you have help with navigating a new place and crowds can go a long way.

Travel with a companion


Sometimes a good outcome occurs because we imagine it. Imagine smooth flight and think positively about the experience.

Practice positivity


One way to reduce anxiety is to write down your thoughts.



Identify what you know you can control and try to plan around that.

Plan ahead and prepare


If you know you have a big trip coming up, then connecting with someone and working on your travel anxiety before you leave.

Speak with a professional


Don’t do drugs, of course, but something to help you sleep or relax can reduce travel anxiety and put your mind at ease.

Take supplements 


Calm those brain waves with soothing tunes. Music can work wonders!

Listen to calming music 


Alcohol can disinhibit you. Caffeine can keep you wide awake and hyperaware of your surroundings can further anxiety.

Avoid alcohol & caffeine


Take things with you to help keep you distracted. Books, arts & crafts, games to play and watch movies.

Take distractions


You can’t predict how your trip will go; all you can do is focus on the present.

Practice mindfulness


Deep breathing exercises can help you decrease your stress hormones, reduce your heart rate and help your muscles relax.

Use deep breathing techniques

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