Travel checklist

Planning for a trip is exciting, but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t also stressful. There’s always a lot to remember and the chances are that you’ll have a list of stuff to sort out that’s as long as your arm. But we’re here to help.

Safety is always most important, and it’s vital that you remember to lock up and protect your house as much as possible – coming home to an empty house will definitely ruin any post-holiday wellbeing.

It’s always worth remembering to cancel deliveries, record TV programmes and empty the fridge too – perhaps arrange for a neighbour to pop round and visit, just to make sure that everything stays OK.


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Your health should always be in your head and for many people it’s never more important than during trips away. Travel sickness is incredibly common and remembering medications can make things a lot easier.

Be sure to check where you’re going to see if there’s anything you should take, and also be sure to stock up on allergy treatments and things like sun cream if you know you’re going to need them.

Remembering to stock up and making a list of the things you need can save you time, money and, in the case of medication, potentially a lot of discomfort. Hopefully though, if you remember to check our guide you can avoid any bad experiences!


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Am I missing something important? Which checklist do you follow while travelling? Please let me know in the comments below.

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