The worst shoes for travel

Here are the top five worst travel shoes and the alternatives to save your feet.

The worst shoes for travel

When travelling, it’s important to pack light and right, but it’s easy to get it wrong. From thongs to ballet flats and even your trusted Converse, there can be serious consequences and a lot of uncomfortable mornings if you don’t pack right for your feet. Here’s a list of the five worst travel shoes (and their better replacement).

Thongs
These are everyone’s go-to holiday shoes. They’re easy, cheap and save space in your luggage.

But if you want to wear them beyond the pool, they can cause foot pains and diminish shock absorption. They’re even a safety hazard because they lack grip.

wearing thongs

The alternative: Sandals with a small heel (available for men and women). They offer arch support and can be heel-cushioned for that extra comfort to make walking around feel lighter.

wearing sandals

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    JennyClay
    21st Mar 2018
    10:10pm
    For me, sneakers are the best shoes for travel. And not only for travel, for everyday use. Since I go to work on foot (I work as an editor at coursework writing service if you are interested), this is the best shoes for me.
    Hawkeye
    30th Dec 2018
    12:57am
    I find that no matter what shoes I take, the only ones I ever actually wear are my thongs.
    Same goes for when I am at home.


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