Across the bor­der

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You need more than a pass­port if you plan to travel be­yond our bor­der

Make those thieves wary If you’re not us­ing a house sit­ter, it is a good idea to ask your neigh­bour to wa­ter your gar­den and house plants of­ten and to switch the lights on and off from time to time. This cre­ates the il­lu­sion that your house is oc­cu­pied. You could also get a timer switch which will au­to­mat­i­cally turn your lights on and off.

YOUR BEST FRIEND

You may be ex­cited about your hol­i­day, but it’s no fun for your dog to stay at home all alone. An­i­mal ho­tels are usu­ally fully booked dur­ing the hol­i­days. If there is no-one to take care of your pets at home, you’ll have to ar­range ac­com­mo­da­tion for them months in ad­vance.

Do your home­work Find out from the camp­ing spots you’ll visit if you need to pack items such as ex­ten­tion cords or a braai grid.

It’s the lit­tle things Re­mem­ber the right charg­ers, adap­tors, ex­tra mem­ory cards and bat­ter­ies for your cam­era, mo­bile phone, tablet or lap­top.

Con­sult the weather­man Find out the weather fore­cast for your des­ti­na­tion. It’s point­less go­ing to the Boland dur­ing the De­cem­ber hol­i­day with a suit­case filled with jer­seys.

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