Money is a vital resource during your sojourns. It can make or break a trip. During the planning stage an estimate of how much you need should be set and you should follow your budget during your trip. Running out of or loosing it while on a trip is a huge mistake.Extra money serves as a safety cushion for such incidents. Extra money is useful in paying unplanned costs a perfect example are impulse purchases. Always secure your travel money at all times. It is best to keep emergency money in the not-so-obvious places such as inside your socks you are wearing (but wrap your paper bills first in plastic), in between notebooks, inside secret compartments of luggage, underneath your stash of clothes inside bags.