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Start Planning Your Summer Getaway!

Summer is the time of year to do amazing things. There are plenty of getaway ideas that you can embark on this year. You can go on a luxury cruise (on a budget of course), travel to Europe or trek across Asia with nothing but a backpack (if you’re brave enough). The options are virtually endless, depending on your budget and how far you’re willing to travel. Here are some ideas for planning out your next summer trip.

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Gather Together for Group Fun

Going on a summer vacation with a group of friends makes the event more fun. Also, the costs for tickets and rooms will be cheaper, since you can pool together your resources to cover the charges. Your best bet would be to rent a large van, if you’re taking a road trip. But if you’re going across seas, then buying tickets in bulk can sometimes reduce the cost.

Create an Itinerary

Once you’ve selected the destination, you and your friends should start deciding on what areas to visit. You should also determine what restaurants you’ll eat at and which hotels you’ll stay in. The more you know about your trip, the easier it will be to plan around it. You don’t want to show up to the destination without knowing where you’re headed next. An itinerary will also help to ensure you get the most out of your trips. Do the research in advance, so you know what hot spots are worth visiting during your stay.

Pack Appropriate Attire

This is why it’s so great to have an itinerary. Knowing where you’re going and when will help you to sort out the shoes and clothes you’ll wear. Are you going to need a swimsuit? Or maybe some boots to go hiking in the mountains. Think carefully about all the conditions you may face while there. Bring along items like umbrellas, bug repellents, sunglasses and hats. You can find an assortment of fashionable wear you can buy at Lord and Taylor.

The best time to start planning your summer trips is months in advance. The sooner you have everything sorted out, the more seamless it will be.