Making bad decisions is as much a part of traveling as packing your suitcase and losing followers on Instagram (really, we get it, you're having fun on vacation). When you’re visiting a place you know nothing about, you’re bound to get some stuff wrong. But that doesn’t mean every decision you make has to be a bad one.
And to help ensure that you at least have a smooth stay at your hotel, here are 16 decisions you should absolutely avoid.
Not tipping the bellman
The good people at Head and Shoulders taught us long ago that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. Looking cheap from the get-go pretty much ensures that nobody on staff is gonna come rushing to your beck and call. Obviously, they're still gonna take care of you -- they're paid professionals -- but don't be surprised if room service takes forever and there's no chocolate on your pillow.