5 Good Reasons Why Nigerians Should Always Travel Light

Travel light

One of the trademarks of Nigerians is that they always love to travel heavy. When you see them at the airport, they are circled by different sizes of luggage. This luggage alongside their clothes usually contains souvenirs and gift items they want to distribute to friends and family members. Visitors who pay them welcome back visits do not expect to return home empty-handed. The truth is Nigerian travellers need to realise that travelling light is better due to the following reasons highlighted by Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency.…

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4 Surprising Tricks You Probably Didn’t Know About Flying

Flying tricks

Air Travel is a popular and modern means of travel with quite a number of conveniences and some peculiarities that a good number of people are unaware of. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 4 surprising tricks you probably didn’t know about flying. You Can Check-In Online In recent times, most airlines will allow you check-in online, 24 hours before your scheduled flight time. You can use this option to get better seats because often times the best seats as well as restricted seats are available during this…

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5 Tips For Having A Fun Trip With Your Significant Other

Fun trip

When travelling with your partner, it may be difficult to keep your cool when you are running to catch a flight or your stomach is rumbling with hunger pangs and you do not know where to satisfy it. Between painstaking travel plans and the stress of being in a strange environment, even the happiest lovers can lose it under the weight of travelling together. Notwithstanding the period you have been lovers, these tips will ensure your time on the road leaves a good lasting impression. Figure out the purpose of the vacation…

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4 Things You Shouldn’t Do When Traveling With a Pregnancy


Being pregnant is a great thing, but it does mean that you have to be twice as responsible and conscious of your general well being. It also means that when traveling there are certain things you have to be more conscious of and adherent to. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 4 things you shouldn’t do when traveling with a pregnancy. Traveling Without First Speaking to Your Doctor For obvious reasons, it is important to discuss your travel plans with your doctor before booking your flight. Depending on…

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4  Beautiful Things About Kenya


Kenya is a name that is quite synonymous with Safari and wildlife. It is a great place for adventure  and to just explore and enjoy nature and wildlife. The culture and contemporary art of the people of Kenya as well as some of their architecture, are also objects of admiration and appreciation. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 4 beautiful things about Kenya. Maasai Mara National Reserve This is one of the world’s most fascinating game reserves. It borders Tanzania and is considered the northern extension of the…

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Five Ways To Protect Your Gadgets on Business Trips

Business Trips

Travel gives you a unique chance to see new places and meet new people. At the same time, it opens the opportunity for you to lose your valuable gadgets like laptops and phones. Consequently, unauthorised persons may access secret company information, you will be unable to make calls and you will improvise if you have a business presentation. So, as a business traveller, you have to be conscious of how you keep your gadgets because the real cost of losing your gadgets when on a business trip goes beyond the…

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Six Things To Do When You Miss Your Scheduled Flight

Scheduled Flight

Your flight was scheduled for 10 am. But you are still in traffic or held up somewhere as at 9:30 am. You are gasping for breath fearing the worst. You arrived at the airport past 10, low and behold the flight had taken off! What will you do? Well, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, got you covered as we share the things you should do. Do not panic Keeping calm can be hard when you miss a flight. What such circumstances really require is logical problem solving, a frame of…

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Ultimate Tips For Surviving Overnight Bus Trip

Overnight Bus trip

Taking overnight bus is often something many travelers don’t look forward to due to the risks involved. The driver may over speed in order to cover more kilometers, the bus may break down in the middle of nowhere and of course, there is little or no security. Hence, travelers either prefer to fly or take a day bus. Regardless, there are situations whereby you have no choice than to take a night bus. Will you abandon your journey at this point? No, you have to travel no matter how terrified…

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5 Clever Luggage Tips For Air Travel


To lighten the burden of packing your luggage, the following are some clever tips to significantly help with the process. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 5 clever luggage tips for air travel. Favour Soft Exterior Bags Soft exterior bags are better because you can easily shove them to fit into available space, especially for carry-on bags. Bags with hard cases are much harder to shove, and regardless of how much you shove them in, if they don’t fit they don’t fit. When Opening an Overhead Bin, Always…

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5 Important Questions To Ask Before Accepting A Flight Voucher

Flight voucher

Sometimes when you fly, situations may arise where an airline owes you something. It may be because of a delay, lost baggage, cancellation or rescheduled flight. To appease or compensate you, the airline is likely to offer you a voucher (s). Although the airline is handing out the voucher as compensation, there are terms and conditions for using them. So, before you accept any airline voucher, you need to ask these questions highlighted by Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency. How long are the vouchers valid?  Unless you are a…

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