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No matter how much you research the destination and prepare your packing list, there are some things you simply can’t afford to forget.
You are about to embark on the vacation of your dreams. You have left your house sitter 5 pages of copious notes, and have caught up with your work to take you into the next quarter. You even pre-printed mailing labels to send postcards to 200 of your closest friends. You have packed your bags meticulously. You are well under you weight allowance, all of your carry on liquids are in small see-through containers, and you have split your checked items among members of your travel party so that if any bag doesn’t make it everyone has something. You are on it.
Then you arrive at the check-in counter at the airport and get denied boarding because you neglected to check the expiration on your passport. Disappointment and fury are an understatement. Do not let this be you!
Here are a few pointers to help you avoid disaster such as this at departure:
And for extra credit: make paper copies and digital copies of your passports. Leave paper copies with a friend or family member at home, and email yourself digital copies so you can access them from your mobile device.