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Travel Tips

Travel Tips

Welcome to our Age-Friendly Business® Tip Series! This TRAVEL edition provides a small lesson on preparing for a quality and safe travel experience. We save and plan and prepare.  It may be a once in a lifetime dream adventure, a bucket list wish come true, or a regular holiday with the kids.  It just makes sense to learn what we can to ensure that our time away is all we want and hope it to be. We’ll start with Travel Safety, and then you can access a link to a short lesson including more information from passports and visas to health advisories, vaccinations and insurance, to budgets and baggage!  We have even created a fun ‘infographic’ to provide an engaging ‘Summary at a Glance!’  Make sure you check that out! Whether your plans are local, international or perhaps even exotic, becoming more safety savvy can help to create treasured travel memories rather than regrettable recollections. The more informed and aware you are, the less likely you can fall victim to problems. A Few Tips For A Safer Vacation: Home Arrange for a trusted neighbor or friend check your house regularly, park in front of your home occasionally, and collect your mail and papers each day. Make sure they have your emergency contact information. Set up timers to turn your lights on and off to reflect your regular routine at home. Some window blinds can be connected to a timer as well. Unplug electronic devices and small appliances. Currency and Cards Make sure you have enough local currency with you to cover local transportation and small purchases. Only use trusted...