5 Things to Discuss with Your Road Trip Companions Before Hitting the Road

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Road trips are one of the best adventures you could possibly embark on with your friends and family, but traveling with a group of people can be tough. You should make sure you’re on the same page about certain things before hitting the road—and these five are just a few.

Driving Plan

When it comes to longer road trips, it comes in handy if several members of your road trip group can share driving responsibilities, and this is something you should discuss beforehand.

Perfect Timing

Even if you have a lot of free time on your hands, that may not be the case with your fellow travelers. That’s why it’s important to figure out when you’re going to hit the road and come back home before embarking on your trip.

Sleep or No Sleep

If you’re embarking on a day trip, you probably won’t be spending the night, but longer road trips call for camping or lodging arrangements that fit everyone’s needs.

Money Talk

One of the best things about road trips is that everyone shares the expenses equally, but you should make sure that everyone is aware of this before you hit the road.

Packing Tips

Also make sure to remind your road trip companions that you all have to fit your stuff inside a small trunk, so it’s best to travel light and double-check to make sure you haven’t forgotten anything important.