The sun is still shining in Katy, TX—so it’s time to plan a road trip! Road trips are a great way to make memories with the people you love. They can also be pretty stressful if not planned correctly. Here are a few tips we believe will help you enjoy the open road.
#1: Plan ahead. Plan to make rest stops and sleeping arrangements at motels if needed. There is nothing worse than not knowing where to go to rest your head! It’s better to map these out beforehand and make sure you have a game plan. Or else you may be sleeping in your stuffy car in the middle of nowhere.
#2: Bring family and friends. Bringing a person you love will make for better memories. It’s best to go with someone you know you get along well with. It’s also good to know that these people are as into going as you are. Don’t let a Debbie Downer bring down your road trip!
#3: Insure your vehicle. Before your long drive, it’s important to make sure you have good auto insurance. Katy, TX residents will be stress-free by checking out our Virtual Insurance Office and grabbing a free quote. At Dagley Insurance & Financial Services, we offer a variety of auto insurance policies, including liability, collision, medical and comprehensive. Insuring your vehicle will make sure you do not get stuck paying hundreds of dollars in repairs if something goes wrong. Don’t wait for an accident to happen!
#4: Bring good music. You’re going to need it! Music not only livens up the mood, but allows the time to pass. Bring some oldies, classics, and old school music that you can sing along to. Show tunes? Why not! How about some 90’s boy band jams? Go for it! Anything and everything goes on the open road.
#5: Bring a map. An ACTUAL map would be great. You never know when “Mandy” your electronic GPS guide is going to fail. It happens far too often. A good ol’ paper map will always get the job done!
#6: Prepare your car. Have your car checked before the big day. Having maintenance repairs done, checking your tire pressure, cleaning your air filter and changing your oil are all good ideas before hitting the road. And don’t forget to fill ’er up!
#7: Drive slowly and enjoy. Getting pulled over is the ultimate road trip buzz kill. There is no rush! Just take your time, time slow and carefully and enjoy the ride.
We hope you enjoy the rest of your summer traveling and hope to hear from you soon! Receive a free quote from us through our Virtual Insurance Office. Happy travels!