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Road Trip Checklist

Road Trip Checklist

The time for vacation has arrived and you might be wishing to pack your stuff, get your friends or family members, and hit the road. Planning a road-trip can be an exhaustive ordeal, but we are here to help you with a smart checklist that will make tasks simple:
 
Checking the Car
 
  • Check Engine oil
  • Ensure battery level is optimum
  • Check car coolant
  • Check tyres, fuel lines, brakes, and get the car serviced
  • Keep spare tires
  • Check the car insurance policy, papers, and PUC
 
Packing the Accessories
 
  • Carry GPS device and maps
  • Carry a torch and toolkit 
  • Carry first aid kit, medicines, antiseptics, ice packs, motion sickness remedies
  • and generic pain killers
 
Packing Personal Items
 
  • Carry toiletries, tissue papers, and prescribed medication
  • Pack a few packets of snacks, biscuits, and soft drinks
  • Carry at least 1 water bottle per person
  • Carry your iPod, MP3 player, or DVDs for entertainment
  • Make sure to keep blankets and pillows for multi-day road trip
  • Keep insect repellent and mosquito nets if you are planning to camp
 
What not to Forget
 
  • Ensure that your mobile phone is fully charged
  • Maintain sufficient amount of calling balance
  • Carry extra sets of home and car keys
  • Inform your friends, neighbours, or other kin about the road trip
  • Carry sufficient amount of cash
  • Confirm your hotel bookings
  • Secure your home before leaving