Everyone loves summer if for no other reason than the fact that it's laid back. The kids are off school and everyone is in the mood for a summer vacation! Whether you'll be camping or taking time off overseas, there is preparation involved when getting ready to go away from your home for a while.

There are certain steps that we go through in prepping ourselves (and our homes) for vacation. Obviously, we first begin by making sure that all of the travel arrangements are made and in place. After we're certain that we've got a place to go to and we know how we're getting there, we have to make arrangements for the house and pets. Make certain that your pets will be safe by ensuring that they'll be at either at the local kennel or with a friend or family member you can trust.

Next, check through all of your belongings to feel comfortable knowing that you have everything you'll be needing on the trip. If in doubt, stop at the store several days before leaving. Make certain that you're not waiting until the last minute to get ready, as that will just make for a stressful beginning to your vacation.

On the day before departure, finish packing and set the Security Choice home security alarm a bit early so you're not rushing around the day of. Finally, you'll wake up rested and all you'll need to do is grab your packed items, set your home security alarm and enjoy your trip without worry or hesitation!

Post written by travel blogger Hank Morrison

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13 Responses
  1. lina Says:

    Making a checklist is important so nothing get left behind. :)

  2. Anonymous Says:

    Great guest post, and tips!

  3. hope you enjoy your summer break with your loved ones.

  4. rainfield61 Says:

    We prepare the itinerary ourselves before travel.

  5. suituapui Says:

    So where are you heading to this summer? Going home for the holidays?

  6. wenn Says:

    i usually get prepared a few days before the trip.

  7. Bonjour chère amie
    Thanks for all important hints!
    Summer finally arrived, it's hot here, time for a good ice cream and long naps!
    Enjoy your holidays!
    purrs and love
    Luna and mommy Léia

  8. Dora Says:

    Good step-by-step guidance & I'll go thru it... our overseas vacation will be somewhere next yr if things going smooth :-) So u guys going for the Summer?

  9. mimi Says:

    yeay! a good tips for me! ;)

  10. Pete Says:

    Good travel tips

  11. levian Says:

    cool tips to follow,
    being prepared is indeed important.
    are you planning a trip with your hubs n baby too?

  12. Mariuca Says:

    I hope to travel somewhere great soon! :)

  13. Mariuca Says:

    Have a wonderful day Ayie, hugs!

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