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Things to Remember before going to Long Drive

Long Drive is one of the cheapest & easiest ways to relax your mind. Studies suggest that going to different places can boost your energy and improve your work. You simply be more productive after having mental relaxation. Going to long drive is not so hard and also in budget. It also does not need some extra plans. If you have 1 day, you can enjoy it by going to nearest hill station, beach or long road on highway.

Long drive is a great Thing

In this reading, you shall read something very informative. If you like it, share it with your circle. Let them also enjoy their drives and make it better.


Set your budget according your to pocket. Make predefined list of expenses on road like this sample.

  • Fuel: 100$
  • Meal: 200$
  • Car: 250$
  • Miscellaneous: 200$

Total: 750$

It is to stay in your budget. Disturbing your budget can demotivate you for further drives.

Car maintenance

We recommend you to have a general checkup from certified car workshop. Otherwise check your brakes, engine oil and water pumps. Check your meter too and consult your mechanic & pay some dollars to him for timing belt replacement. Different car models have different costing. You can check your Timing Belt Replacement Cost.

Plan your trip

You can have different vacation plans. You must plan everything, where to stop an where to have food. Decide everything before leaving. Always try to have one stop after 2-3 hour drive.

Avoid Driving

Do not drive in sun rises and sun sets. Take rest at these timing. This is the time when it’s neither day nor night. At this time, visions are not clear at all. Especially when see headlights of cars coming from opposite side.


Keep some snacks in car; a great alternative is bubble gum. Chewing it will help your brain to wake and stay alert. Driver will stay alert because repeating same process increase alertness and blood circulation.

Drink well

Drinking water keeps you hydrated and active. It can also cause multiple brakes for bathroom but you must keep sufficient water bottles with you. It helps to fight with sleep


Car air fresheners are great to boost and refresh your mind. Take some good scents with you.

Entertain yourself

Ask passengers to keep communicating with you. Hearing average funny jokes, talking to others, solving some riddles are tricks to keep environment good and remembered.


Do not wear formal dresses and shoes on long drive. Informal and comfortable dressing is good option.

Sleep well

Drive must have a sound sleep before going out. A minimum 8 hour sleep is enough. Do not try to drive for consecutive hour. Take rest after 10-12 hours of drive. It’s good if you sleep for 2-3 hours.


Keep your camera with you. Charge it before leaving. Take great views in your camera to recall these days.

Final Words

We do everything to improve our life style. Add recreational activities in your scheduled life to spend time with yourself and your family. Every successful entrepreneur makes multiple trips in a year. People in hectic jobs truly need one day a month or a week in a year to spend relaxing time at some beach, mountain or place they love.

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