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The Ultimate Journeyman’s Checklist


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Everyone likes different things, and travel isn’t an exception to this. But no matter where you’re going or how soon your trip is, you’ll be much more prepared if you make a checklist.

That’s why today we wanted to give our readers a few tips on what absolutely must make the list and how to go though it without forgetting anything.

Preparation Means Success

We can’t stress this enough – being prepared and ready is half the trip. This is why people make reservations, call in advance, and ultimately, make checklists.

First off, make a list of the most important things – passports, credit cards (or cash), travel documents, rail passes, and other documents and valuables.

Once you know what you need, go through each and every one of them to make sure everything is there and up-to-date.

Your next step is travel insurance. As we’ve said in one of our previous articles, a good travel insurance absolutely must cover certain things. Also, make sure the policy is still valid.

Then, make copies of every important document and separate them from the originals. In the case of losing one of your bags, you’ll still have some sort of legal coverage wherever you go.

Finally, make sure you aren’t carrying anything you’re not supposed to by checking the restrictions out at your airline’s website. These rules are always changing, and the last thing you want is to get stuck at the airport before you even begin your trip.