No matter how much organized you are while getting ready for a trip; the truth is that you’ll never remember all the tons of things that you need to do before heading out. The list of what’s to be done might be a little bit long especially if you’re going on a long vacation and leaving no one behind. Yes! Going on a vacation comes with its share of excitement. Of course, you’ll always pack your luggage pretty ahead of time, double or quadruple check your flight details and make sure that you know the day and time of your flight.
Indeed, these are the major things that warrant most attention. But, they aren’t the only things you need to take care of before locking your front door and kissing your pet bye bye. Other big and important things are always overlooked. Here is the last minutes checklist of random details and loose ends that need to be tied up before heading out to vacation.
The last minute checklist before a vacation
Never leave without notifying your credit card and ATM companies. By just calling, notify both of the upcoming travel plans. Also, before boarding the flight, pay off your credit card so that you can have more credit available for the entire trip as well any surprise expenses. Make a copy of your bank cards or credit cards and leave one of each of the with someone at home so that should you lose your cards you can still have all your vital information, like the international numbers to contact your banker.
Scrutinize your travel details
Clearly, outline your itinerary by making sure you have a schedule of what’s happening back at home and that of your trip. For the twentieth time, check your tickets including the date, day and departure time including departure location. Never assume that you’ll be flying out from a major airport when in the real sense your flight will be darting from a smaller airport some distance away. Also, organize earlier transportation to the airport so that you can get there in time preferably an hour before check in time. Check your luggage allowance and ensure that what you have fits within any weight and size restrictions.
Go through your accommodation details
Figure out earlier enough how you will commute from the airport or station to your accommodation. Is it appropriate to take public transportation, or what are the other available commuting options to where you need to be? Ensure that your accommodation details are in order before even boarding a flight.
Know the address in both English and the local language of that os the case. Jave their phone number as well as brief details of where the place is situated. Last but not least, confirm and re-conform your reservations by calling your accommodation ahead of time and let them know about your travel and arrival.
Pack your vital carry-On
Kindly, be pretty sure that you have all the vital documents you need for traveling as well as other personal effects. These should include travel documents like the passport, identification documents, medications, as well as any charger that you may need for the trip.