Clean the Remote. While used by most guests, the remote probably hasn't been cleaned recently. Give it a quick wipe down. Be Wary of Drinking Glasses In hotels without restaurants, drinking glasses may (or may not) be washed by hand. It doesn't hurt to give them a rinse yourself. Keep Your Luggage off the Bed If the bed has bed bugs, they could migrate via your luggage to your home. Bed bugs can happen anywhere, regardless of hotel rating. Bring Long Cables or a Travel Power Strip We have more devices that need charging than ever, but the number of hotel room outlets hasn't increased. A power strip will make your stay that much simpler. Consider a Hostel Staying in a hostel can be a great way to save hundreds of dollars on travel.