5 Things You Should Always Discuss Before Embarking on a Spontaneous Road Trip

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One of the best things about road trips is that they’re spontaneous and carefree, but there still needs to be at least some planning involved. Here’s a couple of things you should always discuss with your travel companions before hitting the road.

Driving Arrangements

If you’re embarking on a long road trip, you should switch driving responsibilities, so it’s best to check in with your friends to see who wants to help out.

Money Management

Travel expenses are usually divided equally between road trip buddies, and this should be very clear before you embark on a trip.

Packing Plan

Have you ever embarked on a road trip, only to realize you’re missing something very important? We’ve all been there, and that’s why it’s best if each of you had their own packing list.

Perfect Timing

You should know exactly when your trip starts and when it ends before hitting the road. Even if some travelers have a lot of free time on their hands, others may have responsibilities they want to get back to.

Sleeping Arrangements

Accommodation plans should be made before you hit the road. If you’re camping, figure out how many tents you need and who’s bringing them. If you’re renting a room or an apartment, find accommodation that works for everyone beforehand.