Things That You Have To Do Before You Go On Your Trip

Clarence SchreiberStarred Page By Clarence Schreiber, 1st Jul 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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When you decide to go on trip by yourself or with the family, there are a few things that you have to do before you and your family go on that special trip. These are just a few of the tips that you have to do before you go.

Deciding Where You Want to Go

The one of the first things that you want to do before planning your trip is deciding on a place where you and your family would like to enjoy going to on the trip. Get all the input from your family if it is a family outing then decide from all the suggestions and pick one that everyone will agree on. Once everyone decides and agrees on the place for everyone to go, then it is time to start planning for the trip. Some of the things that will be planning for this trip is: making the arrangements, how are you and the family getting there, making sure the home is secure, and saving for the trip. Everyone needs a game plan for a safe and enjoyable travels.

Making The Arrangements

Then after you and/ or family decides where they wants to go, then it is time to make the necessary arrangements. Some of the arrangements that has to be made are the length of your stay, choosing a place to stay (like hotel, camp grounds, etc.), making the reservations, finding out the different attractions that are going on in and around the area that you and the family are going to be and mapping your route if you are planning to go by car. And if you are using a travel agent make sure that the agency knows all of your plans and also to let them know about your budget that you are willing to pay for your trip, because they will try to find you bargains when they put together your travel package. If you do go through a travel agent b e aware that will charge you to have them making all the arrangements of your and your family travel.

How Are You Traveling To Get There

These days there are lots of different ways to travel around the country and the world in general. Some of the choices that are out there are; by car, plane, train, bus and in some cases by boat. One of the main things you have to figure on is what will fit into your set budget so you are able to make the necessary steps on making a reservations to make or making sure that your car is able to make the trip and back if it doesn't and if you are planning to a car check into renting a car. Main thing is that anything that you are going to do will be the best way fit into your budget, especially in economy where it might be not as good.

Making Sure That the House Is Secure

The next thing that you might want to do is to make sure that your home is locked up and secured, so there is not a chance for someone to break into your home. If there is anyone that you trust like family members or friends to leave the keys with so that they are able to check on the house to make sure everything is safe and secure. If you are having the police to patrol the area of your home a little extra is also a good thing to do, but also let them know if you have anyone having a spare key and also checking the home so the police would not be fully alarmed but will ask them to make sure. Also let the mail and/ or newspaper people know that you will be gone and the length of time that you and/ or family will be gone. And when you return home let everyone that you notified about your trip that you have returned so things can go back to normal.

Saving Up For Trip

One of the best suggestions for anyone who is planning to make a trip of any kind of travel arrangements is that they should be trying to save up for your trip, so you do not have to go into debt while you are traveling. Going into debt is very easy to get into and paying off the trip can be very hard. When you save up for your trip and the more you save up for it is less chances that you would have to use the credit card. Always try to plan for some unexpected things that might occur during your trip. After you save up for your trip you might want to make a deposit into your checking account, so you could use your debit card or checks or you can purchase some traveler's checks. They all should be guaranteed to be replaced if they are stolen.

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I live in the Upper Midwest and I enjoy collecting sports cards, history to name a few. Some of the things that I like to write about varies bio on people, television stations, places and more.

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author avatar Oscar Crawford Media
7th Jul 2013 (#)

Practical plan.

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author avatar Retired
8th Jul 2013 (#)

Some very useful suggestions. Thank you for sharing! :-)

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author avatar Retired
8th Jul 2013 (#)

Some very useful suggestions. Thank you for sharing! :-)

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author avatar Trillionaire
8th Jul 2013 (#)

Thanks, great information.

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author avatar Chris Breva
8th Jul 2013 (#)

I will bear this all in mind the next time I go on a trip.

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author avatar Phyl Campbell
8th Jul 2013 (#)

The saving up part is the hardest for me! Thanks for the tips!

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author avatar Mariah
8th Jul 2013 (#)

Good Advice well written Clarence
Thanks for the share

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author avatar spgreaney
10th Jul 2013 (#)

Great advice. Plannng in advance always makes things run a lot more smoother. Good article.

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author avatar Rose*
18th Dec 2013 (#)

Take some back-up money - a little bit of cash as well as travellers checks in case your cards get stolen

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