ECO-FRIENDLY TRAVEL TIPS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON

With the Summer holiday fast-approaching, it's about time to consider how to be more sustainable when travelling. We've gathered the bestย eco-friendly travel tips to help you plan โ˜€๏ธ ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿป

1- Consider offsetting your carbon emissions by purchasing carbon credits or supporting reforestation projects.


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Through the airline you book. British Airways, for example, offer to purchase carbon credits to offset your carbon emissions.


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ You can alsoย go for a tree planting plan depending on your activities and the carbon emissions you generate on a monthly basis. Take a look at Evertreen for example๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿป (https://evertreen.com/).

Evertreen

2- Pack light to reduce the weight of your luggage and carbon emissions from transportation.


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Only pack the must-haves and not the nice-to-haves.


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Bring versatile instead of special-case items.


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Reduce toiletries and avoid plastic-heavy ones. Take a look at our on-the-go powdered body wash, the most portable body wash you've ever met, refillable forever and offering 30 showers + per refill.ย 

ETHOSA Body Wash Travel Kit

3- Bring a refillable water bottle to reduce plastic waste.


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Take a look at brands like Chillys (https://www.chillys.com/uk/), Rebo Bottle (https://www.rebo-bottle.com/) or Ocean Bottle (https://oceanbottle.co/) which all offer great reusable bottles.ย 

4- Stay in eco-friendly accommodations, such as hotels with sustainable practices or camping in designated areas.


Take a look at our eco-friendly B&B partners around Europe:


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Cortijo El Sarmiento in Southern Spain (https://www.el-sarmiento.com/)


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Dene Cottage in Orkney Islands, Scotland (http://www.denecottage-orkney.co.uk/)


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Villa Quinta Marugo in Portugal (https://www.quintamarugo.com/)ย 


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Chalet Solneige in the French Alps (https://chaletsolneige.com/en/)

5- Support local businesses and buy locally sourced products to reduce carbon emissions from transportation.


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Farmers' markets are a great place toย shop local.ย 

6- Respect the environment by properly disposing of waste and avoiding single-use plastics.


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Why not getting a picnic set which you can wash and reuse.ย 

7- Choose activities that have minimal impact on the environment, such as hiking or wildlife watching.

Hiking

8- Choose eco-friendly transportation options, such as walking, biking, or taking public transportation when on-site.

Sustainable Transport

In conclusion, adopting eco-friendly travel habits can significantly reduce your environmental impact while enhancing your travel experience.ย 


By making small, conscious choices like packing reusable items, opting for sustainable accommodations, and supporting local businesses, you contribute to a greener planet and promote responsible tourism.


Embrace these eco-friendly travel tips on your next adventure and help preserve the beauty of our world for future generations.ย 


Happy travels!