Everyone loves a vacation.
Whether to the farthest country from your location, or the closest village on your country, a period away from home could be extremely therapeutic for some people. But the only flaw in this plan is not getting well prepared before the travel.
So in this article, we’ll list 5 things you should never forget while going for a vacation.
While you may not need travel documents when traveling to your village or Abuja, they are completely necessary for international travel. Make sure to pack your passport, visa (if applicable), and any other important documents you may need.
Failure to bring these items could mean being stuck at the airport or worse – being sent back home! Make sure to also have a copy of these documents stored somewhere safe in case you lose them while on vacation. No one likes sad stories.
I’ve been in one too many situations where I’ve forgotten my toothbrush or shampoo. And trust me, it’s not a fun experience. Make sure to pack all of your toiletries in your carry-on bag so you don’t have to worry about it while on the plane. That way, you’ll know where to find them, rather than having to search for shops to purchase them.
3. Chargers and adapters:
We all know that traveling can take a lot out of us, especially the hours before the journey. If you don’t plan well, you may forget the very little things, such as chargers. Imagine climbing the plane to realize you forgot your charger and adapter. You would have to go through the entire rigmarole of getting a new one in a relatively new environment.
So make sure to pack your chargers and adapters so you can keep your devices charged and ready to go.
This is something that I always seem to forget. And then, once I remember it, I have to buy a new one because I’ve used all of mine up. So make sure you pack lip balm – your lips will definitely thank you for it! If you’re travelling this period of intense cold, especially to normally cold countries, you will need all the lip balm you can get.
Imagine this: You’re in a new city, it’s raining cats and dogs, and you don’t have an umbrella. You’ll be drenched within minutes and will probably catch a cold because of it.
Make sure to pack an umbrella so you don’t have to worry about this happening to you! It doesn’t have to be the long, rigid ones, there are retractable umbrellas as well.