December holidays are nearly upon us and countless South Africans will be packing their bags and setting off on holiday soon.
Amidst the thrill of an adventure, the stressful activity of preparing can cause anxiety to the most seasoned of travellers. To ease the stress, use this checklist provided below.
- Credit/debit cards
- Foreign currency
- Birth certificates and certified documentation for children
- International Driver’s License
- Car registration documents / Carnet – car passport for African countries
- Correct stickers for vehicles going into Africa
- Airline ticket
- Emergency contact details
- Travel Insurance
- Cellphone and charger
- Set up roaming for your phone
Whether it’s a long haul flight or an “are we there yet” car journey to your destination of choice, travelling, in general, is not very comfy. Here are some items to help create an experience that is either restful and soothing or as entertaining as you would like it to be.
- Travel pillow
- Books and magazines
- Travel sickness tablets
- Ipad/ Tablet
- Laptop and charger
- Plug adaptors
- Travel games for children
Summer holidays are a time to relax, rewind and enjoy. Ensure that you protect yourself and your family from the unnecessary stress of lost items by attaching a HomingPIN tag to your luggage and any other gadgets that you’re taking away with you.
HomingPIN is integrated with the worldwide World Tracer system, which all baggage handlers have access to. For airlines, the pin will instantly provide information on the bag’s whereabouts when it is found. The airline will then contact the owner to arrange transfer of the goods.
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