Road trips are long journeys that are meant to be enjoyable and relaxing at the same time. It is always fun to see many places and travel hours on end experiencing something different every time. Road trips can be done on the cheap and some people even manage to sleep in their cars. It can be great experience and unforgettable time in your life. The trip can be days to weeks. Some people manage to do it for months and all the time in the world is not enough to experience everything. Even with all the fun we need to keep a straight head. When going on a trip there are certain things we need to keep on our mind. These things can be lifesavers in case of emergency. Here’s a list of things you shouldn’t forget on a road trip.
Clothes for a number of days
Remember you will need many clothes depending on the number of days you go on a road trip. Most of them you might be able to wash at laundry and get them in a few hours. Don’t forget anything and take everything from extra pair of socks to handkerchiefs and underwear.
Pillows and blankets
Pillows and blankets should be on top of your list. If you’re sleeping in your car you may need this. The weather may change and it may be too cool. There are many circumstances that you may need your pillows and blankets so don’t forget them.
Locks and Keys
You may be leaving your car and going to many places for long hours. When you go to a new place you may not know anything about the place so be sure you have everything locked tightly. You could use a cable lock for many things for added assurance for your valuables.
First Aid box
First Aid box should be there in case of an injury or sickness. Hospitals may be far away from you or you may have an emergency on your hands. The best way to act is to always have a first aid close by. First Aids are great temporary solutions till you visit a doctor.
You will need breakdown supplies in case of a breakdown. This will come in handy when you get stuck somewhere far from any repair shop. This should also include flashlights and fresh batteries as well. You could keep them in security supplies in Australia. This is a life saver that you should carry with you on all your trips.
Carry toilet paper because you will have to use public restrooms and they may not have water or toilet paper.
Since we all use phones now a days it is advisable you carry a car charger. This way you can charge while you travel and you don’t have to worry about your battery dying.