With cheap flights drawing people in, many want to travel during the off season.
While it can be a great way to save a few bucks and see the sights without the crowds, traveling during the fall can land your vacation during the height of hurricane season.
With a few precautions and common sense, a storm can’t ruin your good time!????Purchase travel insurance that will cover the cost of your trip in case of inclement weather, plus give you medical coverage, as your insurance may not work in a foreign country.????If you are traveling outside of the US, enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program, which lets the closest American embassy in that region know that you are nearby in case of emergency.????Credit cards and ATMs may not work during a storm, so be sure to have have cash on hand.????Even while out sightseeing, carry your identification and passport in a waterproof pouch with you.
????Try to bring carry on luggage, in case of flight delays or separation from your belongings.
If leaving that extra pair of shoes behind is too much, be sure place necessities like prescription medications in a carry on bag.????When authorities announce evacuations, pack your bravery - and your clothes- and leave town.
There is no shame in cutting your vacation early to ensure your safety, even if the storm doesn’t turn out to be as catastrophic as predicted!??