If you are taking your family to Florida this summer then you are going to be in for the trip of a lifetime filled with laughter, excitement and joy. In order to make sure that this trip goes off without a hitch you must ensure that you have everything prepared ahead of time and given that we are currently in the middle of June, the time for you preparations is now. It may seem a little overwhelming but don’t panic as we have a quick pre-flight checklist for you to help you get as prepared as possible.
One of the greatest draws of a holiday in Florida is the theme parks and you and your kids will no doubt be buzzing with excitement at the prospect of the incredible parks which are on offer. Once you know which parks you will be heading to and on which dates, you need to buy your Florida park tickets online before you leave. In doing this you can ensure that you have your tickets locked in on your chosen dates, but you will also be able to save money on your entrance fees when you buy your tickets over the internet. Don’t pay more than you have to, get those tickets bought and downloaded before you leave.
The ESTA is the visa which you will need in order to enter the United States of America and every member of your family will need to have one before you leave. If you do not have a valid ESTA upon landing in the USA then you will not be allowed into the country, quite the stumbling block for you holiday! The process is simple and quick and all you need to do is apply online, in most cases you will get an instant response. Remember that regardless of how old your children are, they will all need individual ESTAs.
A car rental makes so much sense on a holiday like this, especially when there is so much ground to cover, and this is something which you should book up ahead of your trip. The earlier that you book your car rental the lower the price will be and the higher the availability will be on the type of car which you are looking for. As you can imagine, the summertime sees hundreds of thousands of tourists coming to Florida, and most of them will be looking to get a car, get in first with an early online booking.
With most holidays you can simply go where the wind takes you but with a trip to Florida you really need to nail down your itinerary before you go in order to get the most out of this trip. There is more to do than you will have time for and even on a 2 week trip you may only scratch the surface of this fabulous holiday destination. Even if you want some idle time on the beach, get it planned in so that you can maximize every single day of your holiday.
Get these items ticked off your checklist as soon as possible, and then all you need to worry about is getting packed, grabbing the passports, and finding a way to calm down your over-excited children.