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THINGS TO DO BEFORE LEAVING HOME

    DOMESTIC TRAVEL MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR PAYMENT OF BILLS THAT WILL COME DUE DURING YOUR ABSENCE ( PAY EARLY IF POSSIBLE) CANCEL NEWSPAPER DELIVERY ARRANGE FOR LAWN – PLANT WATERING/LAWN MOWING CONTACT POST OFFICE FOR A TEMPORARY HOLD OF ALL MAIL ARRANGE FOR PET CARE FOR ALL ANIMALS INFORM YOUR NEIGHBOR/ POLICE – ALARM COMPANY OF […]

SENDING YOUR CHILD ALONE ON A PLANE

                        WHAT TO PACK Cell phone: If your child does not have a cell phone yet, get him or her a pay-as-you-go phone – make it easy for them to contact you in an emergency. Pay-as-you-go phones can be purchased from most cell phone retailers for […]

TSA PRE-CHECK BENEFITS

  Have you ever found yourself standing with your carry-on, in a security line that goes on forever with delays during the peak travel times that can sometimes exceed the length of a flight? Well, when flying you do not have to — if you are willing to pay a little. But, before you refuse to fork over your extra cash, […]

HOW TO AVOID JET LAG

    We all try to make the most of our limited time overseas, yet fail to take into account the leap in time zones we make in a matter of hours. It can take your body’s internal clock several days to catch up to that leap, and in the meantime you’re likely to experience […]

WHAT TO PACK FOR A SAFARI

  It is really important to travel lightly and minimize your travel accessories. Travel clothing can help reduce the amount of items you take. Try to limit the colors of your garments to: Beige, Khaki, Green and Lt Brown. It is important to blend in. CLOTHES  2 – T-shirts (quick drying, antimicrobial fabric can rinse […]

STAY HEALTHY WHILE TRAVELING

    It is helpful to use common sense and discretion to stay healthy when traveling abroad. Using these simple guidelines, will help you stay healthy and enjoy each of the countries unique foods. Traveling on long airline flights can be very stressful. Most travelers will experience the effects of dehydration, while flying. There is […]

Travel Planning

When travel planning, there are some things you should do in order to keep it as hassle free as possible: – Make sure that you find out about the wet and dry seasons, or other possible weather    conditions that may affect your holiday. Or bring an umbrella. –  When you are booking the resort, make sure that you find […]

UNDERSTANDING INTERNATIONAL CONVERTERS AND PLUGS

  When going over seas many things change. The currency changes by location and so does the voltage and wall plugs. It takes time and preparation to ensure a trouble free international trip. As we all know, it can be very frustrating to arrive at your destination, and not to be able to charge your […]

THE RIGHT SIZED LUGGAGE CAN MAKE A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE

Having the appropriate luggage can make a world of difference. It can mean the difference between carrying on a bag or checking a bag. (which may mean the difference between lost and not lost!), health or a hurting back, and damaged vs. undamaged belongings or another charge on your credit card. It is really important to know how to pack correctly.  If you do, packing will be […]