From June 1st to mid-November, many of the worlds most popular destinations for travel are in the center of a very active weather pattern. The Atlantic hurricane season is not always a bad time to travel, however, it can pose problems if you are not prepared for it. Many people will choose to travel elsewhere during this time of the year, rather that having to contend with a possible hurricane. For those who choose to brave the weather and take their chances with a storm or even just a sprinkle, Voyager Vacation Club would like to offer you some tips on travel during hurricane season. Find out how to prepare and the information that will help you make the most of your vacation this summer with tips on travel from Voyager Vacation Club.
Stay up to date on the weather – You can find the latest weather information on sites including NOAA
Make sure that your trip can be changed in case of a weather related event – From booking your hotel to planning your flight, make sure to ask before you book about weather related cancellation policies.
Leave your contact information with someone back home – Contact numbers, tentative iteneraries and passport and hotel information are all good things to leave with loved ones back home in case of emergency. In addition, many choose to register their vacation plans with the Department of State as well in case of weather related emergencies.
Carry emergency supplies – This is a good idea year round, as with all of the above tips on travel. Having an emergency kit with a flashlight, batteries, radio with weather access and bandages as well as some water is always a good idea no matter what time of the year.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – Taking the precautions you need to help ensure you have a safe trip is just part of being an informed traveler.
Millions of travelers visit hurricane prone areas during this season without incident each year. Although you are putting yourself at risk of encountering a hurricane by doing so, you are not assured of even having bad weather. It is your decision whether or not you plan on visiting areas that expect bad weather during these times. If you decide to do so, make sure that you pay attention and know what to do in case of an emergency before you go. Don’t wait till its too late, prepare early and be ready and make the most of your vacation by being an informed traveler.
Voyager Vacation Club invites you to be an informed traveler. If you have questions you would like answered about travel and vacation planning, feel free to submit your question to Voyager Vacation Club. Enjoy all your vacations and travels with Voyager Vacation Club today.