Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Getting Your Car Ready For a Journey

I don’t know about you, but I really love taking a road trip. As a non-driver, most of my travels tend to be taken by train but I really love being able to get together with friends and take a trip in the car. You get to take as much as you want, go the route you want and even stop when and where you want. However, if you are going to take a trip – you should make sure you’re well prepared!

Get Planning

Even if you’re going to wing some of your trip; it is a good idea to have a rough plan. This doesn’t have to be an exact route but some idea of where you’ll end up, what you’ll be doing and how long you’ll be gone helps to ensure that you can pack correctly and take everything you need.

Getting The Vehicle Ready

It stands to reason that if you are going on a trip over a long distance, you’re going to want to make sure the car is up to scratch. Ensure that someone who knows what they’re doing gives it a service so you know it is in its best condition. Check things like oil and water, and make sure you have a tank full of petrol. Of course, things like the actual mechanics of a vehicle important and you need to make sure everything works as it should. For example, get original brakes along with professional fitting in London at Iverson Tyres or somewhere else local to you.

Packing What You Need

One of the greatest things about going away in a car is that you have plenty of space to pack what you need. Ensure that you have all of the car essentials (spare tyre, oil, can of petrol, bottle or water etc.) However, you need to make sure you have what you need too – a good collection of tunes, blankets for comfort and of course, no trip like this would be complete without snacks. It’s probably a good idea to have a sat nav and things like in-car phone chargers too!

Whatever your trip involves, just ensure that you concentrate on having a great time and creating new memories. Where will your next trip take you?

Debz x

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