Your Guide on How to Prepare Your Car for a Road Trip in the UK
With the arrival of the summer season, road trips around the UK are on the minds of many. Whether your adventure will last a few days or a couple of weeks, we have put together a helpful guide to assist you in preparing for the upcoming journey.
From ensuring you have adequate car insurance and suitable clothing to organizing pre-downloaded playlists, we have all the necessary information to help you get ready. Keep reading to discover the essential things to remember before embarking on your road trip.
Ensure your car is ready for your UK road trip
Before hitting the road, it's important to ensure your car is in optimal condition. Schedule a professional health check for your vehicle and conduct your own checks at home.
Riverside Motors provides a range of Summer Health Checks for your car. Choose from a basic assessment to a comprehensive inspection based on your requirements.
Key considerations before hitting the road
It's essential to keep a few things in mind before starting your journey. Pack clothing suitable for varying weather conditions, including a spare set for unexpected spills or stains.
Plan your trip in advance by researching accommodation options, charging or service stations, and nearby shops. If you're travelling with an electric car, consider the battery range to ensure a smooth journey.
You can view all the available charging points ahead of your journey with Zapmap’s live charging map. By knowing how often you are required to recharge, there is no need for range anxiety.
Other things to do before you start your trip are: