Gene's Luggage


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 ABSENCE, AND HOW TO MAKE CONTACT IN

AN EMERGENCY

  • ASK YOUR NEIGHBOR TO REMOVE DOORKNOB HANGERS AND FLYERS
  • PURCHASE TRAVEL ACCIDENT – MEDICAL INSURANCE, TRIP INSURANCE
  • SELECT AIRLINE SEATS EARLY
  • PRE-ORDER MEALS TO MEET YOUR SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS
  • GIVE YOUR TRAVEL ITINERARY TO A NEIGHBOR OR FRIEND
  • MAKE A PHOTOCOPY OF THE FRONT AND BACK OF THE CREDIT CARDS YOU ARE TAKING, AIRLINE TICKETS, PASSPORT, AND RESERVATION CONFORMATIONS. (MAKE A COUPLE OF COPIES AND KEEP THEM APART, SO   THEY WILL BE EASY TO FIND IF THE ORIGINALS ARE LOST).
  • LEAVE A SET OF HOUSE AND CAR KEYS WITH A RELATIVE OR FRIEND.
  • PLACE LUGGAGE TAGS BOTH OUTSIDE AND INSIDE YOUR LUGGAGE
  • PLACE BRIGHT COLORED OR LABELED STRAPS, TAGS, ON LUGGAGE TO MAKE IT EASY TO FIND.

 INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

  • OBTAIN OR RENEW PASSPORT AND INTERNATIONAL DRIVERS PERMIT
  • SECURE VISAS OR TOURIST CARDS  (ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS FOR TRAVEL)
  • CHECK ON TOURIST REGULATIONS FOR COUNTRIES TO BE VISITED
  • ORDER A COPY OF THE FREE BOOKLET (KNOW BEFORE YOU GO)   U.S. CUSTOMS SERVICE. BOX 7407 WASHINGTON D.C. 20044

JUST BEFORE LEAVING

  • BE SURE TO CHECK TO SEE IF YOUR AIRLINE FLIGHT OR TRAIN,BUS,CRUISE SHIP IS ON TIME
  • TURN ON ANSWERING MACHINE
  • LOWER BOTH REFRIGERATOR AND WATER HEATER THERMOSTATS
  • TURN OFF LIGHTS/HEAT/AIR CONDITIONER/WINDOW FANS
  • SECURE WINDOWS AND DOORS ALL AROUND YOUR HOME OR APARTMENT
  • TURN OFF WATER SUPPLY
  • SET YOUR HOME LIGHT TIMERS TO GO ON AND OFF AT RANDOM TIMES , BOTH EARLY AND LATE

GENES LUGGAGE

818-364-8787

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