Luggage Superstore gives tips on road travelling over the Christmas season.

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The weather at Christmas time can be very unpredictable. Snow sometimes comes with the season and Luggage Superstore has offered some tips to follow to help keep safe while travelling on the road.

tips for road travelling this Christmas

Do not only rely on technology for mapping.

•    Try to plan in advance so that important items are not forgotten, especially for emergencies. Make a list and tick off as packing progresses.

  •     During the winter months try to plan trips for during daylight. Better visual and less chance of getting lost and roads are less icy than night time when temperatures drop.
  •     Always travel warm. Take extra blankets and warm clothing, water and food. Should severe weather suddenly fly in and the vehicle gets stuck, the temperature drop is quite severe and can pose as a threat to life.
  •     Make sure you have breakdown cover, even though sometimes even recovery vehicles struggle to make it out but at least you know help would be on its way.
  •     Take a first aid kit.
  •     Do not only rely on technology for mapping or for contact information. If phones or GPS systems fail, you should always have a hard copy of maps and contact information to be able to proceed should technology fail.
  •     Let someone else know of your trip and know your route and itinerary.

Planning ahead and checking regularly for weather updates, road repairs and diversions leading up to and even the day of travel can bring more positive outcomes for any road trip taken during the snowy winter Christmas season.

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Luggage Superstore’s established site is in West Kingsdown, Kent. Their aim is providing competitive prices of the highest quality luggage and top calibre Customer Service for online luggage shopping.

Trina Chee-a-kwai
Luggage Superstore
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