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Tip Tuesday – Best Home Travel Prep Checklist

Are you planning to drive or fly away from home this summer?  Tip Tuesday subscribers loved last week’s Best Editable Travel Checklist, which lists the things you need to remember to pack to TAKE with you on vacation.  But you also want to know exactly what to do before you leave.

So last year I created the “Home Travel Prep – 16 Ts to Check Off” checklist!  This list has sixteen items to check off, all beginning with a “T.”  To get it click here.

It is designed for someone who is leaving their house for a week or more.  Note, if you live in a condo or apartment not all of these things may apply. 

But four of my favorite “Ts” that apply to everyone are:

TOSS – Be sure to toss out any fresh flowers or food that may spoil while you are gone.  No one wants to come home to a smelly “science experiment” in the fridge!

TRASH – Be sure that all trash is taken out of your home, the kitchen and bathroom trash especially.

TVs & ELECTRONICS – Unplug them all, including printers, and your Wi-Fi. In fact, anything plugged in can get unplugged while you are gone.

TIDY – Make your bed and tidy up before you go. The last thing you want is to come home to see after a long journey is a messy home.

To see the other TWELVE essential home travel preparation tasks, download the easy-to-print PDF here. Before you travel, just cross your T’s with this handy list. And if you know someone who may like this checklist, please share this link with them.

Travel safe and enjoy the journey!