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Some Great Tips For A Awesome Road Trip

Five friends in convertible car, waving arms in air, rear view

Five friends in convertible car, waving arms in air, rear view

Road trips are immensely enjoyable – it gives you the chance to unwind and relax, and also spend some quality time with loved ones. There are countless scenic routes to be chosen for this purpose and you can simply forget about the hustle bustle of daily life.

However, before setting out, you need to check up on a few things such as:

Carry a first aid kit


This is one of the most important supplies during road trips. Carry over the counter pain medication, nausea medication, allergy medication, female hygiene products, and other prescription medicines (if any). You should stock up on a few extra days too so you don’t run out.

Get your car checked

A successful road trip depends on your car being in top condition before you go. There is nothing worse than having to take a break from your road trip because your car broke down, so get your car looked over before you take off.
Plan your schedule
It is good to be spontaneous at times and just set out on an impromptu road trip. While this arrangement can work if you are alone, a family trip and traveling with friends, needs proper planning. Last minute scheduling will only serve to create chaos and might mess it up. Make sure to give plenty of space in your itinerary so you can take a break if you want or go to a site you just happen to pass along the way.
Don’t forget about water

You might carry a few large water bottles, but it is advisable not to waste space in the car by taking cases of them. You can take a few spare ones and keep refilling at gas stations. But then again if there are kids in the car, you should surely carry some extra bottles for them. Staying hydrated during this time helps you stay refreshed and energetic.

Pack food sensibly

When it comes to food, pack a few sandwiches for the first few hours, and then stop at eateries along the way. Keep a few non-perishables handy for emergencies, but don’t take too much food or it might spoil.

Wear the right clothes

Tight clothes and six inch heels isn’t your friend during road trips. Wear a loose tee, denims, and sneakers or flip-flops. Men too shouldn’t opt for fancy clothing and wear casuals so they feel comfortable.

Here’s wishing you a successful road trip ahead – have fun!

 

Source- 6 Tips for a Successful Summer Road Trip-By Bobbie

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