You’re getting ready to head out on your trip. But what do you need to do in order to prepare?
In our podcast episode 14, we discuss 25 things that you should make sure to check off your list before leaving for your trip.
Passports - validity & empty pages
Medical - insurance & scripts
Immunisations / vaccinations
Set up auto payments in case you are unable to make monthly payments
Drivers license / International Drivers Permit
Up to date Will & Testament
Leave someone with power of attorney if any legal matters need to be dealt with while you are away
Digital copies of important documents
Booking confirmations digitally available on your phone (offline!)
Make use of TripIt App to help organise and share your itinerary
Plan your transportation to and from the airport (at home and at destination)
Check your baggage & carry on luggage allowances before you start packing!
Leave your travel plans with an emergency contact
Destination research: local events; weather; customs; learn a few phrases
Download maps (google maps / maps.me) & favourite locations / sights
Switch your post to digital or arrange for someone to collect regularly
Set up out-of-office for your email
Disconnect vehicle batteries
Turn off water supply / major appliances
Set up cell phone roaming & voicemail