Vacations should never be stressful, but sometimes things come up that can turn your relaxing trip into a headache. If you take a few extra steps, you can save yourself from that unnecessary stress. Keep reading for a few of our tips to help you prepare for a stress-free vacation!
5. Let your credit card company know you will be traveling
There would be nothing worse than traveling somewhere far (especially out of the country) and not having your credit card work. Before you leave for you trip, be sure to either go online or call your credit card company to set up a travel alert so that your card does not get get shut off.
4. Plan out your outfits before you pack
You can maximize the space in your bag by being strategic with the items you pack. Take some time before you being packing to decide on what outfits you want to wear while you're away. Check the weather in the area and take into consideration what activities you will be doing on your trip, too! Packing items that you can wear with multiple outfits also can free up space in your bag!
3. Plan to take a day or two off of work after your trip
It can be stressful knowing you need to go back into the office the morning after you return home from a trip. Either plan to return home at the beginning of the weekend or take off an extra day or two after you return home. You can use this time to unpack, do laundry, adjust from jetlag, and run any errands before you get back into your normal routine.
2. Clean out your fridge/clean your living space right before you leave
Your future self will thank you if you think ahead and clean your living space to come home to a fresh space after your trip. Be sure to throw out any food in your fridge that will go bad while you are away. After a relaxing trip, it feels great to come back to a clean, relaxing space!
1. Book your trip with a Travel Consultant
The ultimate thing you can do for a stress-free vacation is working with a Travel Consultant! They will plan everything from start to finish, resulting in an amazing vacation.
Let the Travel Consultants at Brentwood Travel start planning your stress-free vacation today! Call 314-439-5700 or email us
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